Whenever we talk smartphones, the first thing that come to our minds are terms such as Android and iOS. And more rightfully so since most of the devices you see in the market are either running the Google-made Android operating system or the Apple-based iOS.
But if we are to deviate from both iOS and Android for the moment, there is also the upcoming third major operating system in the form of Windows Phone from Microsoft that also runs on a number of devices, mainly all the Nokia Lumia devices.
One new smartphone that has just been released to try out and test the market is the Nokia Lumia 630, with a lot of pinned on the device that it will be owned by more and more users by the end of the year (if not the current month).
Currently available at a price tag of Rs. 11,500, the Nokia Lumia 630, on the specs front, offers pretty decent specifications. The device comes sporting a 4.5-Inch ClearBlack IPS LCD display offering a FWVGA resolution of 854 x 480pixels. Moreover, it is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and churns out a pixel density of 221 ppi.
The handset measures 129.5mm x 66.7mm x 9.2mm and weighs 134 grams. It is powered by a 1.2Ghz Quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU from Qualcomm coupled with an entry level 512 of MB. There's not much expected from the imaging aspect as the device comes with a 5MP primary camera with Auto focus and f-number/aperture value of f/2.4. Sadly the handset lacks on the front facing shooter.
Apart from that, the device houses a native storage capacity of 8 GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via MicroSD card. Moreover, Nokia is also offering free 7GB of cloud storage with the phone. The Lumia 630 is powered by a 1830 mAh battery.
But keeping the specs and features of the device aside, there has to be more to the device apart from numbers and figures, doesn't it? How does it fare overall, and why should you be looking to invest on it? Here's a look at the top 5 reasons why the Lumia 630 isn't that bad a deal.
If it's a bit of color you are looking for, the Lumia 630 can be quite the choice (although the traditional removable plastic back stays). While the device won't feel as complete as the previous Lumia 930, but it still fits the pocket, looks quite cute and is easily a prime game changer in its price range.
While we never really expected something out of the blue for the screen resolutions and color productions from the Lumia 630, it still needs to be said that it offers just as much as the money it is charging. Also, it seems like Nokia has improved the color reproduction in the Lumia 630's entry-level screen.
This one is probably the biggest reason why you should be looking to invest on the Lumia 630, read: the new Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. At the given price tag, users will get to experience the new Windows Phone 8.1-based Action Center and the new Cortana voice assistant.
In case you missed when we mentioned it earlier in the post, but on purchasing the Lumia 630, you will be entitled to get as much as 7GB of storage space on the cloud. And that's pretty cool provided you have a lot of songs, images and videos to store but don't have ample space.
Talking about space, did you know that the Lumia 630 comes with external 128GB memory support? So before you head over to the already available 7GB of cloud storage, you will still have the option to max out your SD card. And 128GB can be quite an ordeal to completely fill up.