Nokia has time again proved its dominance over the market by releasing the most advanced technological features or making it presence felt in the Smartphone market. Striking a chord with the masses has always been the Finnish giant’s strong suite, but last 2 years have not been so well for Nokia. They failed to produce competitive hardware along with the software. On the other hand, everyone else was gunning with Android smartphones where Nokia was still stuck with improving the hardware and on the software side, they were stuck with their age old Symbian and unsatisfying MeeGo platforms. Now that they have partnered with Microsoft for Windows Phone as their smartphone platform, its now time for a fierce battle with the competitors. But if you have a look at the Nokia mobiles price list, you can notice that their prices are still a steep when compared to the competitor smartphones. Still, let us have a look at Top 5 Smartphones By Nokia In 2012.
Nokia PureView 808
The PureView 808 is the most ground breaking innovation that Nokia has been able to pull off in the recent times. The phone is nothing short of an artifact with state of the art imaging capability aimed at photography enthusiasts fancying portability. It is powered with 1.3 GHz ARM Processor, 512MB RAM, 1GB ROM and beefing up with magnanimous 41.1megapixel Camera with Carl-Zeiss optics, makes this device pretty furious in this segment. Pure View technology is the most staggering specs we have come across for a phone. With an underlying the sleek and smooth Symbian Belle, this phone performs exceptionally well in all aspects. It is fully compatible with every GSM band and Wi-Fi, for connectivity on-the-go the PureView is quite exquisite and has price quite as steep as the features it offers.
Nokia Lumia 920
The 920 is the flagship model from Nokia from the Lumia series which features Windows 8 OS. Packed with abundant features and ultra cool looks the phone leaves you awestruck. With 4.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 768×1280, the phone’s display is one to envy about. Powered by a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with Krait CPU cores and an Adreno 225 GPU, the 920 is streets ahead with its spot on performance. It features 8 megapixel primary camera with dual LED flash and a secondary 1.3 MP camera for video calling, the PureView feature of the primary camera results in stunning photos even in pitch dark conditions. It is fully connected with every GSM band and it is enabled with 3G and LTE for lightning fast network. This phone offers very impressive performance and looks úber cool, making it Nokia’s best bet so far, at a steep price of INR 36,000 though.
Nokia Lumia 820
The Lumia 820 is a premier phone to carry on the windows legacy on the premier flagship. Bearing the Lumia tag the phone follows suit on the looks with a mono-block structure and minimalistic embellishments. Slightly heavier than its siblings, the phone feels quite sturdy. With a 4.3-inch display and resolution of 480 x 800 pixels the phone offers quite a fluid display. Powered by a dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor from Qualcomm running Windows Phone 8, this phone is a powerhouse of performance. It features an 8 megapixel primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics which has become the premium camera standard by Nokia for its high end phones respectively. The 820 takes amazing photos even in low light owing to its dual LED flash. The battery backup on this one is quite appreciable. The phone is fully connective with GSM, EDGE, and 3G with Wi-Fi and GPS services making it have no problems with this aspect. The 820 is a high performance phone at a steep price of INR 26,000 but with the trustworthiness and quality of Nokia.
Nokia Lumia 620
The Lumia 620 forms the newest member of the Lumia family; it is aimed to please people looking for a Windows Phone 8 experience at an aggressive pricing. It is the cheapest Windows Phone 8 smartphone available right now. Sporting a colorful chassis allowing precisely 7 changes to customize its ultra trendy look the phone looks refreshing. The 3.6 inch screen which is free flowing and glossy with a capacitive touch doesn’t leave amazes with lucid responsiveness. The 820 features a 5 megapixel primary camera with a LED flash which takes clear and stable images even in low light. Powered by dual-core 1 GHz Krait processor the phone forms a clean hardware for running Windows 8 without any hassles, fully connective and with Wi-Fi it’s amazing that even at this price range Nokia is not cutting back on features, making the Lumia 620 a best buy at this price bracket.
Nokia Lumia 510
The Lumia 510 is the most reasonably priced windows phone out there in the market so far. With pretty sophisticated features and bold looks already made its mark in mid-range smartphone market. Sporting a 4-inch glassy screen and a capacitive touch, the 510 leaves no stones unturned in the design segment. Powered by an 800 MHz Cortex-A5 processor the phone is not big on the performance but doesn’t allows and slowdowns and glitches in normal usage. The 5 megapixel primary camera takes decent images but lacks a secondary camera for video calling which may disappoint to some but still it is a good performer. The battery backup on this one is quite amazing and hence makes this phone fit for outdoors. The phone features Wi-Fi connectivity along with GSM and EDGE. This phone is aimed at users looking for a taste of Windows Phone platform with a stable underlying hardware at a INR 9,000 which makes it the cheapest priced Windows Phone device.
Asif Iqbal Shaik works with MySmartPrice, which is the best price comparison website in India that helps users find the best price for Gadgets, Books, Electronics and more. He is a computer sciences graduate [B.Tech Computer Sciences] from JNTU, Hyderabad. He loves analyzing and blogging about Technology Trends, Gadgets, SEO, Social Media and Internet Industry.