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Nokia Lumia 925

Updated: 16-10-2013 14:58:14
Lumia 925

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₹ 20,999
  • Cons
  • Low on RAM
  • Pros
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Good Build Quality
  • Good Camera

Overview

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Nokia Lumia 925 Design and Build Quality

Compared to its predecessors Lumia 925 is sleeker, lighter, and very comfortable to hold in hand. The aluminium body with the AMOLED screen has enabled Nokia to cut down the weight of the phone to only 139grams, which is very lightweight for smartphones. One major drawback of the phone is its battery life. It will barely last for a day with moderate use. However if you leave the phone on standby mode then the battery will last you for days easily. Nokia has put in some battery management software in the phone to help you extend the battery life.

User Interface and Comfort to Use Nokia Lumia 925

The phone runs on Windows 8 OS, which is the latest from Microsoft. The phone has a 4.5inch Super AMOLED screen which gives a crisp, clear and brighter display than any other scree we have seen out there. The screen resolution is 768x1280. The phone has a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory space. The UI of the phone is very easy to use and understand and most of the times it is like using a touch PC. The on screen keyboard is simple and easy to use.

Telephony and Phonebook

The phone supports 2G, 3G and 4G operation. The call quality is excellent. The noise cancellation works very well on the phone. The phonebook is the People’s app. The phone is single SIM and supports Micro SIM. The People’s app is easy to handle and effortlessly engages the social media contacts all at one place.

Messaging and Emails

Message, Email, Chat, MMS are the features that are available on the phone.

Gallery, Photo Viewer and Video Player

The photo viewer of the phone comes with various features such as crop, rotate, and image editing. The video player supports AVC, AVI, 3GP, MOV, MPEG-4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MP4, 3G2, M4V, Full HD. You will enjoy watching HD videos on the player comfortably. Videos can be stored in albums, Xbox etc. Videos play without jerks.

Music Player and FM Radio

As we mentioned above the phone has excellent noise cancellation speakers and earphones. The music quality is excellent and the FM radio comes with recording. It is easy to scan for channels and store your favourite ones. The music sorting is easy and album information can be customized easily.

Nokia Lumia 925 Camera and Image Quality

Nokia has kept the rear camera to a mere 8.7MP. The camera is Pureview made with Carl Zeiss optics. The camera has dual LED flash. The pictures that turn out from the camera are very good. The features include Auto Focus, Two-stage Capture Key, Carl Zeiss Tessar Lens, Flash Modes, Touch Focus, Exposure Compensation, Auto and Manual Exposure, Auto and Manual White Balance, Face Recognition, Full Screen Viewfinder, Geo-tagging, Optical Image Stabilization, and Image Editor. The front camera is 1.2MP.

Video Camera and Video Quality

Videos can be recorded on the phone @30 fps with a resolution of 1920x1080. The recorder supports full HD recording. The videos that we recorded were stable and glitch free.

Nokia Lumia 925 Connectivity Options

Connectivity options on the phone include USB, 3FG, 4G, Bluetooth, NFC, Tethering, and DLNA. Connectivity is easy and Bluetooth pairing works with all devices.

Organiser and Other Utility Tools

Some features on the phone include SkyDrive, Free Cloud Storage: 7 GB, Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Alarm, Reminders, To-do List, OneNote, Games, Text-to-speech, , Remote Device Locking via Internet, NFC Support, , Cinema graph, , Cloud Music Offline Playback, Graphical Equalizer, Voice and Audio Recording, Video White Balance Modes, Video Zoom, Voice Recognition.

Web Browser and Applications

The device comes with default browser as Internet Explorer 10. It has all the features that the regular IE has. Pinch to zoom works perfectly. Applications include Facebook, Twitter, Mac Companion App, Google Talk, LinkedIn, Windows Live Messenger, WhatsApp, Yahoo Messenger, Skype, Instant Messaging, Gmail, Hotmail, YouTube, Nokia Mail Flickr, PhotoBeamer, and Automatic Photo Upload to Web Services

Here Maps and GPS

The phone supports A-GPS, and GLONASS, with HERE Maps. Maps for India still need a lot of work on them but in all major cities.

Distinctive Features of Nokia Lumia 925

The Pureview camera, easy sharing with PC and Mac companion to help you connect with your Mac devices are the distinctive features of the phone.

Value for Money

The price of the phone is INR 33999 (approx., may vary). The phone is very comfortably priced in the smartphone market.

Verdict

We would rate the phone a 4.7 stars out of 5.

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General

  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G NetworkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • Languages SupportedEnglish
  • Networks2G+3G
  • Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to WP8 Amber
  • Colors AvailableBlack, White

Format

  • Weight139 gms
  • Width70.6 mm
  • Form Factor (Shape)Bar
  • Height129 mm
  • Thickness8.5 mm

Battery

  • Maximum Standby Time440 hours
  • Maximum Talktime (2G)18.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime (3G)12.00 hours
  • Battery TypeLi-Ion 2000 mAh

Internet & Connectivity

  • A-GPS
  • BrowserHTML
  • Bluetoothv3.0 with A2DP
  • USB Connectivity2.0
  • GPS
  • Handsfree Connectivity
  • Data SpeedHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
  • EDGE236.8 kbps
  • GPRS
  • Wi-Fi802.11, a/b/g/n

Other Features

  • Alarm Clock
  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • Organiser
  • Sales PackageCharger, Headset, USB Cable

Entertainment

  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • Video Player
  • Video Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • Music Player
  • Radio
  • GamesTrueDirectX 11, Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub

Camera

  • Camera FlashLED
  • Camera MP8.0 MP
  • Digital Zoom
  • Auto Focus
  • Touch Focus
  • Video Resolution1920x1080 @ 30fps
  • Face Detection
  • GeoTagging
  • Camera Resolution3264x2448 pixels
  • Front Camera1.3 MP
  • Resolution (Front)1280x1024 pixels
  • Video Resolution (Front)720p @ fps
  • Image Stabilization
  • Video Stabilization
  • Primary Camera8.7MP, 3264x2448, Digital Zoom, 4x with LED Flash

Display

  • Display Colours16 Million
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)768 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)1280 pixels
  • Display Size4.5 inch
  • Pixels Per Inch Density469 ppi
  • Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 2, PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack Display
  • Display FeaturesAspect Ratio: 15:9
  • Display TypeAMOLED

Ringtones

  • Vibration

Messaging

  • T9 Dictionary
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM, Facebook, Twitter

Memory

  • RAM1 GB
  • Call Log
  • Internal Memory16 GB/ 32 GB

Our Ratings

  • Appearance
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Value For Money
  • Ease of Use

Hardware

  • ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4
  • ProcessorDual-core 1.5 GHz Krait

Sensors

  • Accelerometer Sensor
  • Compass
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Other SensorsGyroscope

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