Choosing your Windows Phone 8 mobile

December 2016





What are the characteristics of different Smartphones running Windows Phone 8?

Nokia



Nokia develops Windows Phone mobiles in partnership with Microsoft since version 7 and propose two flagship models running Windows 8.

The Lumia 925




One of the must successful Windows Phone available.
This device comes with a unique camera and patented Nokia apps, allowing you to take the perfect shot, even at night or in low light conditions.
Specifications of Nokia Lumia 925
Dimensions129mm x 70,6mm x 8,5mm / 139g / 78cm3
Screen4.5 inch (1280 x 768)
RAM memory1000 Mb
Storage16Gb + 7Gb on SkyDrive
Battery2000mAh (4,2V)
AutonomyStandy : 440 h
Talk mode : 13 to 18 h
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor. 1,5 GHz
Camera8,7 MP (3552 x 2448), x4 zoom, Double LED flash
Front camera 1280 x 960
Available colorgray, black, white

The Lumia 920


The ultimate Windows Phone 8 mobile. The Nokia Lumia 920 can be charged wirelessly via a special charger that generates electromagnetic field.


Specifications of Nokia Lumia 920
Dimensions130,3mm x 70,8mm x 10,7mm / 185g / 99cm3
Screen4.5 inch (1280 x 768)
RAM memory1000 Mb
Storage32Gb + 7Gb on SkyDrive
Battery2000mAh (3,7V)
AutonomyStandy : 460 h
Talk mode : 11 to 19 h
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor. 1,5 GHz
Camera8,7 MP (3552 x 2448), x4 zoom, Double LED flash
Front camera 1280 x 960
Available colorRed, yellow, gray, black, white

The Lumia 820


A highly versatile Smartphone which is easily customizable with removable shells.





Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 820
Dimensions123,8mm x 68,5mm x 9,9mm / 160g / 84cm3
Screen4.3 inch (800 x 480)
RAM memory1000 Mb
Storage8Gb + 7Gb sur SkyDrive
Battery1650mAh (3,7V)
AutonomyStandby : 360 h
Call mode : 8 - 15 h
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core processor- 1,5 GHz
Camera8 MP (3264 x 2448), x4 zoom, double LED flash
Front camera 640 x 480
Available colorRed, yellow, gray, black, white, cyan, purple

The Lumia 620


One of the most affordable and complete Windows Phones!


Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 120
Dimensions115,4 mm x 61,1 mm x 11 mm / 127 g / 76 cm3
Screen3,8'' (800 x 480)
RAM memory512 Mb
Storage8GB + 7Gb on SkyDrive
Battery1300 mAh (3,7V)
AutonomyStandby : 330 hrs
Call mode : 9,9 to 14,6 hrs
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core running at 1 GHz
CamerasMain camera: 5 Mp (2592 x 1936), x4 Zoom, flash LED
Front camera 640 x 480
Available colorsWhite, yellow, blue, green and orange

The Lumia 520


One of the best Windows Phone accessible to all, offering all the features of the Lumia range.




Specifications of the Nokia Lumia 520
Dimensions119,9 mm x 64 mm x 9,9 mm / 124 g / 75,7 cm3
Screen4'' (800 x 480)
RAM memory512 Mb
Storage8Gb + 7Gb on SkyDrive
Battery1430 mAh (3,7V)
AutonomyVeille : 360 h
Conversation : 10 hours
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core clocked at 1 GHz
Camera5 Mp camera, x4 zoom..
Available colorsWhite, yellow, blue, red, black.

HTC


HTC has also launched two models mainly focused around the Beats audio systems.

Windows Phone 8X


A powerful smartphone with a front camera optimized for Skype calls.


Specifications for the HTC 8X
Dimensions132,35mm x 66,2mm x 10,12mm / 130g
Screen4.3 inched (720 x 1280)
RAM memory1 Gb
Storage16Gb + 7Gb sur SkyDrive
Battery1800mAh
AutonomyStandby : 297 h
Call mode : 18-19 h
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core - 1,5 GHz
Camera8 Mp, x4 zoom, flash LED
Front camera: 2,1 Mp
Available colorBlue, black, yellow, red

Windows Phone 8S


A small smartphone that combines all the advantages of a Windows Phone and Beats audio system.



Specifications for the HTC 8S
Dimensions120,5mm x 63mm x 10,28mm / 113g
Screen4 inch (480 x 800)
RAM memory512 Mo
Storage4Gb + 7Gb sur SkyDrive
Battery1700mAh
AutonomyStandby : 530 h
Call mode : 24 h
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core 1 GHz
Camera5 MP
Available colorBlue, black, gray, orange

Samsung



For now the Korean manufacturer proposes a single Windows Phone, which nevertheless is very powerful.

The Ativ S


The Ativ S is designed for both a professional and personal use.


Specifications for the Samsung Ativ S
Dimensions137,2mm x 70,52mm x 8,7mm / 135 g
Screen4.8 inch (1280 x 720)
RAM memory1 Gb
StorageUp 32Go + 7Go sur SkyDrive
Battery2300 mAh
AutonomyVeille : 340 h
Call mode : 13 h 30
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core 1,5 GHz
Camera8 MP, Power LED flash

Conclusion: How to choose your Windows Phone?

  • A smartphone to take high quality pictures: The Nokia Lumia 925.
  • A stylish and powerful smartphone: Lumia 820 and Samsung Ativ S.
  • A smartphone with a good battery life: the HTC 8S.
  • A smartphone with an effective front camera for self-portraits and communicate via Skype: The HTC 8X.

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