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Best Device for the Price in the market
29 January, 2014
This is the second Lumia 520 device(Red) that I have bought in the recent time. I gave the first device to my father and the second one also I bought for my family. The phone packs great feature in the price band against any of the phone from any manufacturer in the market. Following are the salient points that make it stand apart from the rest:
- Shortcuts on the home screen and navigate to it in just a single click.
- Live tiles help you to stay updated with the FB posts, weather updates, RSS feeds from the NEWS sites.
- Camera is great with auto focus feature, where we can do a see and click .
- Photos can be tagged with the Geo tagging , which will help you to get the details of location where the pic was taken .
- Nokia Mix Radio , which has unlimited music is the most amazing feature of this phone. I can download unlimited music from the store. All the latest Bollywood or regional releases are in my playlist any time.
- The app store from Windows is booming with the new apps and catching up fast with all the different platforms.
- The Xbox games that are present in the store are very high graphic intensive games that gave end user a great experience.
- Email experience is the one that makes Windows phone device stand apart from the rest from competitors. The outlook, Gmail, yahoo work seamlessly well.
- As all the Nokia Phones, this device has a great life time of battery. In spite of using games, music and email. The phone lasts for a decent 1.5 days.
- Display is wide enough for the one to see movies,video clips
- Movies watching is taken to next level with free movies that comes with the device.
- Speed of 1GHz really makes a difference when you browse the web and high flash content images load like a charm
- Device gets a classy look with the red device that I have bought.
- One of the very few windows phones where you can remove the battery
- Sky drive from Windows phone helps you save the file , images and video on cloud.
- Skype helps you perform a video chat .
- Amazing applications Here drive, Here Maps and Here Transit make a wonderful navigation combo of apps.
- The best part of this mobile is that the super touch from the Lumia can be used from gloves or long nails.
- The integrated experience of the Office tools ( word,excel and power point ) is just unbeatable.
- Nokia Cinemagraph helps you create the motion based images, filling life into the images.
- Nokia Smartshoot helps you to choose a better image from the set of images that you take at point.
- The headsets that come with the box give you a experience that is unparalleled.
1) Flip board app is missing, this will be your concern if you are used to the one at Other mobile operating system.
2) Whats app does not have the feature to send the recorded video.
3) Google Maps from Google is not present for the Lumia 520.
4) Multiple home screens is not present in Windows .
5) App ecosystem is still evolving.
A device that has given a new dimension to the Windows phone platform. A great product and good value for money. People who want to get a first hand feel of windows phone Lumia 520 will not disappoint you.
You will definitely not regret switching to windows phone .
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