They say technology is constantly moving forward. In today's time, naturally, one needs to keep up with the recent advancement. Nokia, the most poised tech giant around is trying hard to bring smartphone revolution in countries such as India and China.The Finnish giant recently managed to create a phone - Nokia 105 with 35 days of battery back up.
In the coming days, we will hear lot more innovative devices from Nokia. For instance, there is rumor going around that the company is coming with a 41-mega pixel camera phone. The device will be powered by Windows Phone 8. This is not the end, as Nokia is also geared up to make a large phablet device. The release date is still not confirmed, but it's coming later this year.
Today, we handpicked top five most popular phones by Nokia. All these phones are different from each other. Some of them have brilliant camera, while others are have QWERTY keypad. Have a look!
A plain simple phone is always welcome. In the age of smartphones, a phone like Nokia 105 looks obsolete. If we say the Nokia 105 has an impressive battery of 35 days, would you go and buy one? The device is also tough, in a sense, because the keypad is dust and splash - proof. It does have a color screen, but don't expect fantastic color production. The Nokia 105 weighs just 70 grams. On the other side, even a basic VGA quality camera which should be expected is missing. Still it's a loaded phone - games like Sudoko and Cricket comes pre-loaded. The phone also flaunts FM Radio and a flash light. We recommend Nokia 105 to those who travel a lot for work. You won't believe, but Nokia managed to keep the price of this handset under Rs. 1200. The actual retail price is Rs. 1,068. You can choose either between Black and Cyan colors. The only negative point of this phone is that it still supports single SIM. We wish Nokia should consider a dual SIM version at the earliest.
Nokia Asha 501
The Nokia Asha 501 has been officially launched in India. Currently, the phone is in a pre-order mode. You can get the device in the first week of July. We included the Nokia Asha 501 in our list because the buzz is positive. We got a chance to play with the device a little early and the response is just phenomenal. Why everyone is so excited to get the new Nokia Asha 501? We now highlight the main features of the device. It will help you to understand more in a logical manner.
Nokia tried to make Asha 501 a lot like Lumia series. The phone packs a 3-inch display with resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Unlike Samsung's REX series which is powered by Java, the Nokia intelligently put Symbian S40 OS inside. It's an intelligent move. Why? You can run apps such as Whats app and Foursquare, among others. Nokia also introduced Swipe motion gestures. This make the device resembles to modern day smartphone. There is a 3.2-mega pixel rear facing camera. However, no front facing camera is given on the front. With Nokia Xpress browser the page will load faster. You also find microSIM facility, first time introduced by Nokia in lower end phones. Nokia says the phone has an incredible battery life of 48 days in standby and 17 hours of talk time. The device has comes with 4GB of internal memory which can be expanded via microSD card. The Nokia Asha 501 is a brilliant phone, your everyday device. At Rs. 5,199, we recommend you to buy one. Nokia should include 3G connectivity in the next gen Asha 501
Nokia Lumia 520
This handset is Nokia's most affordable Windows Phone 8 running device in India. Here affordable doesn't mean that the Finnish giant compromised on the quality. The phone measures 9.9mm in terms of thickness and weighs 124grams. The Lumia 520 has a 4-inch WVGA display (IPS) having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. You can use the screen with gloves on. On the specifications side, you will see a 1GHz dual -core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4) coupled with 512MB of RAM and 8GB of ROM. The phone supports expandable memory via microSD card. The phone is powered by Windows Phone 8. It's a young platform and is getting due recognition for unique user friendly UI. You can always download apps from WP8 app store. In the camera department, you will find a 5-mega pixel camera on the back with Auto Focus. However, there is no LED Flash provided. The camera is optimized to take record videos in 720p HD format. Nokia has priced the Lumia 520 at Rs.10,097. If you are looking to buy a budget centric WP8 device, then one should forward to this device
Nokia Lumia 720
The Nokia Lumia 720 melds style fashion and style. It's a mid-end Lumia device with camera being the highlight. The phone also supports wireless charging, which has become industry's newly found love. Like other Lumia phones, this very handset signifies Nokia's award winning design. The phone measures 9mm in terms of thickness and weighs 128grams. The scratch-resistant display protects 4.3-inch IPS screen (480 x 800) pixels. Powered by 1GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM is comparatively underpowered, when compared to its rival devices. However, due to Windows Phone 8 OS, you won't feel the jitters. That's the power of Windows. On the back you will find a 6.7-mega pixel rear facing camera covered by Carl Zeiss lens. The aperture of the lens is sized F.1.9. Other frills includes: Auto Focus and LED Flash. On the front panel a VGA quality camera is given. As usual, the phone is powered by Windows Phone 8. The internal memory (8GB) can be expanded further. The battery is non- removable (2000mAh). Once again, the Nokia Lumia 720 is purely made for camera enthusiasts. It is priced at Rs. 18,456 in the Indian market.
Nokia Asha 210
The Asha 210 is yet another phone from Nokia that went on pre-order recently. The phone is expected to be made available in the Indian market around July second week. It's a QWERTY keypad phone with dedicated Facebook button. The Asha packs a built in 2.4-inch QVGA display with resolution of 320 X 240 pixels. It weighs 99.5grams, and measures 11.8mm in terms of thickness. Under the hood, you will see a 32MB of RAM, and expandable storage up to 32GB (via microSD card). Nokia has managed to place a 1200mAh battery inside the device. The makers have added a 2-mega pixel rear facing camera. It can even record videos at 10 frames per second (fps). The built in MP3 player, FM radio, and Wi-Fi comes standard. 3G support is missing from the device. The phone can be yours for Rs. 4,499. You can pre-order it from now Flipkart.