Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 Smartphone's Launched in India: What's The Difference?


Back in May 2012 at a press event in London event, Nokia unveiled Lumia 925 for the first time; touting it's lightweight aluminium body coupled with PureView technology. Finally, the high end camera phone has hit the Indian market officially. At an event in Delhi today; Nokia officially launched its Lumia 925 along with mid-range smartphone Nokia Lumia 625 at Rs. 33,449 and Rs. 19,999 respectively.

Allowing the company to take on a plethora of mid-range and high-end Android devices, the heavyweight Lumia 925 and the mid range Lumia 625 will be available on retail shelves, starting August 23.


Lumia 925 - Key Specifications

Being a premium smartphone, the Lumia 925 is set in an elegant metal frame with a polycarbonate black, delivering the luxurious feel that its price tag demands. The handset features a rich 4.5-inch AMOLED Clear Back Display with a resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels and Gorilla 2 Glass for some solid protection. Further, it will come powered by 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor along with 1GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage. While, the handset lacks a microSD card slot, but Nokia makes up with a 7 GB free SkyDrive cloud storage.

Further, Lumia 925 sports an 8.7 megapixel sensor with Optical Image Stabilization and fF/2.0 aperture. An LED Flash in the rear ensures solid low-light performance as well, making the device a joy to snap pictures with.

If that isn't enough, Nokia has done more to enhance the phone's imaging potential by arming it with a delightful Smart Camera app, which allows users to capture splendid images in a variety of shooting modes, including burst mode, Best shot, Action Shot and Motion focus. In other words, if you're looking for photographic bliss, then the Lumia 925 is your pick.

Lumia 625 - Key Specifications

Moving onto the Lumia 625, the smartphone is targeted at a mid-range consumer category and it will also have to take on the likes of strong Android competitors like the Google Nexus 4.

Pick up the device and you'll agree that it stays in line with Nokia's Lumia design scheme, using a single, solid polycarbonate case that comes in a range if bright colors. The device is powered by a solid Snapdragon S4 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor, 512 MB of ram and boasts 8GB of internal storage along with external storage that can be expanded upto 64 GB. A 4.7 inch LCD screen manages to deliver a 800x480p resolution and 201ppi pixel density.

For imaging, it uses a 5 megapixel camera in the rear and a VGA shooter in the front, which is a let-down when compared to competing phones in a similar price range. The device has a wide range of connectivity options that include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE and GPS+ GLONASS.

Both devices run Windows Phone 8 and come with the Amber update, allowing you to enjoy the latest goodies from Microsoft and Nokia. However, the big question is - if you're looking for a smartphone upgrade, which one should you buy? The Lumia 925 or the Lumia 625?

Check out the slides below, which points out the difference between the duo.

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Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

If luxury is your priority, then the 925 might be a better option yet again, owing to its sleek, solid aluminum and polycarbonate case that takes a few cues from the HTC One. On othe other hand, Lumia 625 has a cheap, plasticy form factor.

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

See yourself pulling out several spreadsheets, documents and presentations, along with a host of memory-hungry productivity apps? Then the Lumia 925's 1GB of RAM will work out to be a better fit, allowing you to run a multitasking marathon throughout your day.

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

From its specifications and description, it is clear that the Lumia 925 is gifted when it comes to taking pictures and video. So if you want high quality images and don't mind spending quite a bit, as the Lumia 925 is for you.

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Both phones have the same form factor and shape, allowing them very few differences in weight and other factors. In this case, if form factor is a priority, then you can pick up the Lumia 625 since it offers all the shapely goodness of its more expensive sibling.


Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

Lumia 625 and Lumia 925

However, if you're looking for a quick, snappy all rounder that can deliver optimum performance without crossing the Rs. 20,000 mark, then you should be at home with the Lumia 625.

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