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Nokia Lumia

The Nokia Lumia is a Smartphone first introduced in November 2011 that uses the Windows Phone operating system. The name was established from the word Lumi which means snow in the Finnish language. Nokia partnered with Microsoft in February 2011 and switched to the Windows Operating System (OS) from the declining Symbian platform of their previous phones.

The first generation Lumia:

The 800 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced November 2011, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch diagonal screen, and an 8 MP camera. Battery life has 9.5 hours talk time, 6.5 hours video play, 55 hours music play, and 335 hours standby time. Storage is 16 GB, with 512 MB ram.

The 710 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced February 2012, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch diagonal screen, and a 5 MP camera. Battery life has 7.6 hours talk time, 6 hours video play, 38 hours music play, and 400 hours standby time. Storage is 8 GB, with 512 MB ram.

First generation Lumia, second release:

The 900 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced April 2012, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 4.3 inch diagonal screen, and an 8 MP camera. Battery life has 7 hours talk time, 8 hours video play, 60 hours music play, and 300 hours standby time. Storage is 16 GB, with 512 MB ram.

The 610 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced April 2012, using an 800 MHz Cortex-A5 CPU, with a 3.7 inch diagonal screen, and a 5 MP camera. Battery life has 9.5 hours talk time, 7 hours video play, 35 hours music play, and 720 hours standby time. Storage is 8 GB, with 256 MB ram.

First generation Lumia, third release:

The 510 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced September 2012, using an 800 GHz CPU, with a 4 inch diagonal screen, and a 5 MP camera. Battery life has 8.4 hours talk time, 7.4 hours video play, 38 hours music play, and 653.2 hours standby time. Storage is 4 GB, with 256 MB ram.

The second generation Lumia:

The 820 is Windows 8-OS powered, introduced September 2012, using a Krait dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU, with a 4.3 inch diagonal screen, and an 8 MP camera. Battery life has 8 hours talk time, 55 hours music play, and 330 hours standby time. Storage is 8 GB (possible expansion up to 64 GB), with 1 GB ram.

The 920 is Windows 8-OS powered, introduced September 2012, using a Krait dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU, with a 4.5 inch diagonal screen, and an 8.7 MP camera. Battery life has 10 hours talk time, 67 hours music play, and 400 hours standby time. Storage is 32 GB, with 1 GB ram.

The 810 is Windows 8-OS powered, introduced October 2012, using a Krait dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch diagonal screen, and an 8 MP camera. Battery life has 10.2 hours talk time, 54 hours music play, and 360 hours standby time. Storage is 8 GB (possible expansion up to 64 GB), with 1 GB ram.

The 822 is Windows 8-OS powered, introduced October 2012, using a Krait dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU, with a 4.3 inch diagonal screen, and a 8 MP camera. Battery life has 10.2 hours talk time, 62.1 hours music play, and 486 hours standby time. Storage is 16 GB (possible expansion up to 64 GB), with 1 GB ram.

The 620 is Windows 8-OS powered, introduced December 2012, using a Krait dual-core 1.0 GHz CPU, with a 3.8 inch diagonal screen, and a 5 MP camera. Battery life has 9.9 hours talk time, 61 hours music play, and 330 hours standby time. Storage is 8 GB (possible expansion up to 64 GB), with 512 MB ram.

The newer versions of the Nokia Lumia have accessories that can be purchased including, wireless headphones, and wireless charging components. Both the 920 and 820 versions come with Internet Explorer 10 as well as being 4G enabled. Some of the preinstalled programs on the 820 and 920 phones are, Angry Birds, Nokia Maps, Facebook, Messenger, and WhatsApp, but many more can be purchased and downloaded.

Total sales of the Nokia Lumia from its inception in 2011 have reached 15 million and growing.

Image Caption: Shown is the Lumia 710 version. Credit: Allan17/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Nokia Lumia


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