Nokia 225, 2.8-inch TFT display & up to 1,000 contacts

Nokia 225

In April 2014, Microsoft announced the Nokia 225 and released it in May. The phone features a TFT display of 2.8 inches with 256K colours. A resolution of 240 x 320 pixels in contradiction of its display magnitude brings the pixel concentration to 143 pixels per inch. Even though this phone ought to be an improvement compared to the Nokia 220, the increase in screen size by 0.4 inches without an improvement in resolution warranted the drop in pixel density…continue reading »

Nokia 220, Facebook messaging & dual SIM

Nokia 220

In a society where culture thrives and it is hard to leave our old ways to new ones, it is mandatory that phone fabricators carter for the happiness of those who are slow at embracing change. At this time and age, smartphones rule in the phone arena. Yet we have a clique of people who loathe touchscreens, power guzzlers, or complicated multiple apps. They ascribe to the often stated theory that 70% of the specs in high end phones go…continue reading »

Nokia Lumia 830, 10MP PureView camera & Dolby audio

Nokia Lumia 830

Nokia Lumia 830 is a premium Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that hopes to attract the entertainment-centric buyer. It succeeds Lumia 820 and brings along some of its distinctive features such as Dolby audio and music streaming via NFC. In terms of outward appearance, the handset also borrows quite heavily from its smarter sibling, Lumia 930. A metal band along the edges holds together the matte plastic back and its curved glass display. The back also features a 10MP autofocus camera…continue reading »

Nokia Lumia 730, dual SIM & 4.7-inch AMOLED display

Nokia Lumia 730

Nokia Lumia 730 is a feature-packed Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that won’t cost an arm and leg to acquire. It’s priced above the Lumia 630 but remains more affordable than the 5-inch Lumia 830. Lumia 7xx series has been a reserve for stylish smartphones for those not yet willing to spend on flagships. The highlight on this handset is its curved display and tapered plastic body reminiscent of the award-winning (by design) Nokia N9. The front is covered by a…continue reading »

Nokia Lumia 530, Windows Phone 8.1 & quad-core Snapdragon

Nokia Lumia 530

Nokia Lumia 530 is more or less a refresh to the highly successful Lumia 520. Microsoft positions this smartphone to conquer the lower budget market after discontinuing its Android experiment. Lumia 530 will be available in both single and dual SIM making it the second Windows smartphone with such an option. Like the Lumia 630, this device supports dual stand-by and noise cancellation for calls. The display is a 4.0-inch TFT, 480 x 854 pixels (FWVGA) resolution with the new…continue reading »