The Finnish company ‘Nokia‘ has been struggling in the smartphone marketplace for quite some time. The only reason of this is the overwhelming popularity of Android and iOS devices. But the company is still making efforts to overtake the user base of its rivals. In its continuous efforts, a new one has got added. Nokia has announced Lumia 925, which is the latest in Windows Phone smartphones by company.
Let’s take a look at the key specs of Lumia 925 first and then a discuss the features in detail.
Nokia Lumia 925 Specs:
Dimensions: 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm Weight: 139 gram Display: 4.5 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Processor: 1.5 GHz Krait Dual-core with Qualcomm MSM8960 snapdragon chipset Operating System: Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Camera: 8 MP rear camera with AF, dual-LED flash, PureView technology, Carl Ziess optics, 1.3 MP front camera Memory: 16 GB on board storage space, no microSD slot, 1GB Ram Connectivity: Bluetooth,3G, 4G LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi, GPS Battery: Non-removable 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery, upto 440 hours standby time & 18 h 30 min (2G)/Up to 12.8 h (3G) talk time
Nokia Lumia Features:
Nokia Lumia 925 boasts aluminum frame which has never been seen in any of company’s Windows Phone handsets before. This smartphone weighs 139 grams and is just 8.5mm thick. The rear is covered by polycarbonate and for protection of display; Gorilla Glass is there in this just announced smartphone.
Just like other Lumia devices, Nokia has blessed Lumia 925 with incredible features for photography freaks. 8.7-megapixel PureView camera is the part of Nokia Lumia 925. It features Optical Image Stabilization and Carl Zeiss optics. It boasts one additional lens than Lumia 920 and Lumia 928. As per Nokia, this one more lens will let users click high quality pictures in the bright conditions. Not only the bright conditions, but this one more lens will improve the quality of pictures taken in low-light as well. In the recently announced Lumia 928, the Xenon flash technology is used, but in Lumia 925, it is replaced by dual-LED flash setup.
Smart Camera software in this smartphone will allow users to take burst of 10 photos at 5MP in very quick succession. Other camera features of the smartphone are ‘Best Shot’ to enable users pick the best of burst, ‘Action Shot’ (works same as Drama Shot does on Galaxy S4) and ‘Motion focus’, which allows users to add motion blur to static objects. All these features make Lumia 925 as the best Lumia device for the photography enthusiasts.
Nokia Lumia 925 has 4.5-inch screen which offers 1280×768 resolution. The smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor and 1GB RAM. So, the device is good for those who demand speed in their smartphone(s). The internal storage capacity of this smartphone is 16GB. Sadly, there is no slot for microSD. Apart from 8.7-megapixel rear camera, there is 1.2-megapixel front-facing which allows users to do video calling. Other features include the 4G LTE connectivity and NFC.
Quite surprisingly, the Wireless Charging is not part of Lumia 925. Like many basic Lumia devices, the wireless charging in Lumia 925 can be enjoyed by fitting it into thin case.
Nokia 925 Release Date & Price:
Nokia has not announced any exact release date for the smartphone. It will be available in China, the U.K., Germany, Italy, and Spain next month. It will cost 469 EUR or about $609.
Pros: Brilliant Design, Amazing camera features, Big & bright display Cons: Low internal memory and lacks microSD slot, Outdated specs sheet
Nokia has very high expectations from Lumia 925. Company hopes for the smartphone to give a tough competition to devices by likes of Samsung and Apple. 8.7-megapixel rear camera and aluminum frame in Lumia 925 prove that Nokia wants to serve something unique, something better than what it has offered so far.
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