ABU DHABI: Bringing groundbreaking innovations to mobile technology design and imaging, Nokia yesterday unveiled six new devices alongside new accessories. At a mega global event titled 'Nokia World', held at St Regis island resorts, Abu Dhabi, in the presence a galaxy of international media persons, technology experts and industry representatives, Nokia introduced its first-ever Windows tablet, the Nokia Lumia 2520 and launched a portfolio of large screen Lumia smartphones: the Lumia 1520 and 1320. "Now more than ever, mobile devices are at the center of consumers' lives as they look to capture, curate and share experiences on the go," said Stephen Elop, Executive Vice President, Devices & Services at Nokia. "Three new Asha models – including the first 3G device in the Asha Platform family of smartphones – deliver industry leading design, new vibrant colors and a more intuitive user interface, all at an accessible price," he said during the keynote address. "Today we're inviting people around the world to switch to Nokia. With our latest range of Lumia and Asha products, we're delivering industry leading design and imaging innovation to bigger devices at more accessible prices. The quality and value that Nokia products deliver continues to grow as we partner with developers to introduce app experiences that are unique to Lumia and Windows phone," Elop said. "We continue to build our industry-leading innovation in imaging and the latest range of Lumia and Asha products enables people to capture and share the world around them like never before," Elop pointed out. Nokia also showcased new accessories to make life easier and more fun, and announced an array of new Nokia and third-party applications which enhance the Asha and Lumia experience LUMIA INNOVATION Nokia's first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, is designed to work anywhere, with a vivid 10.1-inch HD display that is designed to provide the best outdoor and indoor readability of any tablet. Building on Nokia's rich mobility heritage, the Lumia 2520 combines both 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 6.7MP camera, and for the first time ever on a tablet, ZEISS optics, letting people take beautiful pictures – even in low light. The Lumia 2520, runs on Windows RT 8.1 for a highly personal and easy to navigate experience, and also features multiple color choices and fast-charging capability – providing up to an 80% charge in one hour. The Lumia 2520 also comes with a number of unique software experiences that are exclusive to the Lumia family, including the exclusive "Dragon's Adventure" interactive game developed in partnership with DreamWorks Animation. Additionally, the Lumia 2520 includes Nokia Storyteller, a Nokia developed application that introduces a new way to curate and relive images and videos as a story on a map, as well as Nokia Video Director, which offers the ability to edit and get even more creative with videos shot on the Lumia 2520 – as well as content from Lumia smartphones. With integrated HERE Maps, the Lumia 2520 is the only tablet with true offline maps for a fast and reliable maps experience. The tablet also includes an exclusive version of Nokia Music with Mix Radio preinstalled. The Nokia Lumia 2520 will be available in red and white in a glossy finish as well as cyan and black in a matte finish, and is expected to start shipping in Q4 2013 with an estimated price of $499 before taxes or subsidies. Initial rollout is to begin with the US, UK and Finland, with additional countries to follow shortly after, he informed. Continuing to redefine smartphone innovation, Nokia introduces its first ever large screen Lumia smartphones, the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320. With a six inch screen and the latest software advancements for Windows Phone, the Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520 are perfectly suited for entertainment and productivity. The Nokia Lumia 1520 will be available in yellow, white, black and glossy red. It is expected to start shipping in Q4 2013, with an estimated price of $749 before taxes and subsidies in Hong Kong, Singapore, US, China, UK, France, Germany, Finland and other European markets, with other markets to follow. The Lumia 1320 features many high-end innovations on a large 6-inch 720p display and extends the Nokia Camera app to another price range. With a range of imaging apps available, the Lumia 1320 comes with Nokia Music for free streaming of ad-free music and HERE maps and location services, so people can experience the most popular Lumia experiences at a more accessible price ASHA SERIES Introducing the newest additions to the Asha Platform family of devices – the Nokia Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503 – , he said the already successful Asha 501 will further push the boundaries of affordable smartphone innovation. All three handsets build on Nokia's renowned design and feature a new crystal-clear look; a fusion of ice-like transparency and bold inner color encases each phone to make it both elegant and more durable. Support for 3G is available on the Asha 503, which also includes a 5MP camera and comes with a Dual SIM option. The Nokia Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503 include new enhancements to the Asha Platform for even more intuitive navigation. The new Asha user inter face enables faster and easier sharing of images on social networks, with one easy swipe to access the camera and one touch to post. All rights reserved.