The Phablet war is getting extreme day by day in the Indian marketplace. If you are out to buy a smartphone with an extra large display, you can get many offerings around. The Indian smartphone marketplace offers many Phablets by the Indian as well as International manufacturers at various price brackets. It is well known that the South Korean, Samsung is leading the Phablet segment and is closely followed by the Indian brand Micromax. However, both of them use Google’s Android as their OS.
If you want a Phablet offering something other than Android OS, here is something really good for you. The Finnish manufacturers, Nokia has launched their latest Phablet naming as Nokia Lumia 1320 in Indian market at a price tag of Rs.23, 999. This smartphone sports an extra large 6-inch display which is a treat to your smartphone’s multimedia experience. Earlier, Nokia launched an affordable phablet naming as Nokia Lumia 625 sporting a 4.7-inch display.
The Nokia Lumia 625 is available at an affordable price tag of around Rs. 15,000, which is much cheaper than Nokia Lumia 1320. But what makes Nokia Lumia 1320 a worth upgrade over Lumia 625, let’s find out here in a quick comparison between Nokia Lumia 1320 and Nokia Lumia 625.
Nokia Lumia 1320 sports a brilliant 6-inch ClearBlack IPS LCD Touch Screen, producing a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels at 244 ppi. Whereas Nokia Lumia 625 sports a 4.7-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen display which produces a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels at 199 ppi. Both these smartphones feature Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection.
Hardware configuration & OS
Nokia Lumia 1320 houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset, Dual Core processor clocked at 1.7GHZ and added with 1GB of RAM. While, Nokia Lumia 625 is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual Core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM. Both these smartphones run on latest Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating System. The Windows Phone Store features many useful applications and addictive games which enhance the Windows Phone experience.
For photography on the go, both Nokia Lumia 1320 and Lumia 625 houses a standard 5 Megapixels Autofocus Rear Camera supported with LED Flash. This rear camera is capable to record Full HD 1080p videos. You can enhance the camera results by downloading useful camera applications by Nokia. These smartphones also carry a VGA camera on their front for video calls.
Nokia Lumia 1320 and Nokia Lumia 625 offer similar 8GB of internal storage memory, which can be expanded further up to 64GB using a MicroSD card.
The connectivity features of both these smartphones are almost same including 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, WI-Fi, WI-Fi hotspot (Internet Sharing), USB 2.0, MicroUSB and 3.5mm audio jack.
Nokia Lumia 1320 is fuelled by a 3400mAH non-removable battery, while Nokia Lumia 625 is fuelled by a comparatively weaker 2000mAH battery. Nokia Lumia 1320 features wireless charging options which is absent on Nokia Lumia 625.
In the end, it can be clearly stated that Nokia Lumia 1320 is a clean winner because of its bigger & better display, powerful processor, RAM and battery. But on the same time camera, storage memory and connectivity features of both Nokia Lumia 1320 and Lumia 625 are similar.
The final decision remains in the hands of the buyer. Nokia Lumia 1320 is a perfect buy for those who want an extra large touch screen on their smartphones. It is a complete entertaining device as well. And Nokia Lumia 625 is for them who can adjust their multimedia usage in a 4.7-inch display at an affordable pocket friendly price tag.