Nokia launched its upper midrange windows smartphone namely Lumia 1320 in India which is priced @ 24,999/-. It is available is Black, White, Red, and Yellow.
DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is good. It has corning glass 3 on front and a polycarbonate unibody on the back and feels great in hands. It is slim at 9.8mm and weighs 220gms. It has 6 inch IPS LCD display of resolution 720 x 1280 with 245 ppi. The viewing angles are great and sunlight legibility of the display is pretty good. It runs on windows tile based User Interface. The brightness of the screen is great. The display also features Nokia's clear black technology.
STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITYS
It has 8GB of internal storage which is further expandable upto 64GB. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like google play music for songs and a stock gallery and a video player which are good. FM radio comes pre-installed. Conductivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 42.2mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, Wifi b/g/n, Wifi direct, Wifi hotsopt as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy) but lacks NFC .
CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 5MP rear camera 1/4 inch sensor with autofocus and Led flash which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is pretty good overall. Daytime the images are pretty good and has fine details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become more visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is pretty acceptable could have been bit better. It does FULL HD 1080p@30fps video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound but lacks HDR having bit-rate of 16 mbps and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is pretty good overall. Daytime the video clarity is pretty good and has fine details respectively but at night video clarity is pretty acceptable could have been bit better. It also has a VGA front camera for selfe's clarity is just fine could have been better.
SOFTWARE, HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE
It runs Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (OS) out of the box upgradable to Windows phone 8.1. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 (MSM8230AB) processor running a dual core 1.7 GHZ (Cortex-A15) with 1GB RAM and Adreno 305 (400MHZ single core) GPU. The performance is very good which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.
BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a non removable Li-Ion 3400 mah battery. The battery life is Excellent which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 11H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 9:30H.
TALKTIME : upto 18H(2G) / upto 18H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 520H(2G) / upto 500H(3G).
*Great build quality.
*Great display and viewing angle.
*Pretty good camera and video recording clarity.
*Excellent battery life.
*App catalogue is still pretty less in comparison to android though 8.1 update has taken it in the right direction.
OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.4/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.