The Finish Smartphone manufacturer, Nokia is all set to introduce a new member to the Nokia Lumia Indian family. The new member is none other than the most awaited Nokia Lumia 525. This Smartphone will hit the stores in the first week on January 2014. Since the time of its announcement, Nokia Lumia 525 has been a hot topic on the leading tech blogs. Being a successor of the most popular Windows Phone 8 device Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia fans from all over the world are waiting eagerly to have their hands on Nokia Lumia 525.
The year 2013 brought many ups and downs for the Finnish manufacturers. They established many new Lumia & Asha Smartphones in the marketplace, which managed to get appreciable sales reports. They faced the toughest competition ever from the South Korean manufacturers Samsung. And later the news of Microsoft buying Nokia came. However, the sales reports of Nokia Lumia 520 gave the manufacturers a reason to smile.
Now, following the same course, Nokia has launched budget friendly Nokia Lumia 525. Broadly speaking, the successor to a popular Smartphone gets many new varieties. But in the case of Nokia Lumia 525, it is certainly not the same. The differences lie only in the RAM of both the devices. Also, the Nokia Lumia 525 will be available in new color options.
Nokia Lumia 525 sports a 4-inch IPS LCD Touch Screen display which is capable of producing a resolution of 800×480 pixels at a rate of 235 pixels per inch. This Smartphone is powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon S4 Dual Core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and Adreno 305 GPU. The predecessor, Nokia Lumia 520 had only 512MB RAM. The better 1GB RAM will be helpful in running large applications and games on the device.
Nokia Lumia 525 runs on Windows Phone 8 Operating System with the latest Amber update. The user can download many useful exclusive Nokia Apps from the Windows Store. HERE Drive+, HERE City Lens, HERE Maps, Nokia MixRadio, Nokia Smart Cam are some of the most liked apps on the Windows Store.
For photography needs on the go, Nokia Lumia 525 houses a 5 Megapixels Autofocus Rear camera capable of recording 720p HD videos. Nevertheless, the successor also lacks a secondary camera. It boasts 8GB of internal storage capacity which is further expandable up to 64GB using a MicroSD card.
The Connectivity features of Nokia Lumia 525 include 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, WI-Fi, WI-Fi Hotspot, GPS, GLONASS and MicroUSB 2.0 This Smartphone is fuelled by a 1450mAH battery which takes up to 336 hours of standby time and 17 hours of talk time on the Smartphone.
Nokia Lumia 525 is expected to be launched at a competitive price segment of Rs.12, 000 to Rs. 14,000. In this segment, this Smartphone will compete with the latest launch, Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 and other Android Smartphones. Nokia Lumia 525 looks like a worth buy, but it would be exciting to see whether the Indian buyers would be interested in buying this Smartphone or not.