If you are looking for a very fluid, absolutely lag free Mobile phone than look no further than Windows Phone 8. It is built on absolutely amazing ecosystem that gives you a different and unique mobile experience unlike iOS or Android. This Microsoft’s Mobile OS is fast becoming one of the favorite Mobile OS’s in the market and although Windows Phone Os has it’s negatives but we are sure that Microsoft and other hardware partners would quickly evolve this OS. Unlike Android you don’t really get a lot of options in Windows Phone 8 and Nokia is one of the only premier companies that is totally relying on Windows Phone 8 for it’s smartphone market but as the popularity increases we are sure a lot of other companies would come in to bring more Windows Phone Mobile phones in 2013 or 2014.
Apart from the OS it’s also the Mobile Phone design that separates Windows Mobile phone from it’s competitors mainly Android and Apple. The phones are brilliantly built, have uniquely bold colors, wonderful screens and camera’s that do give them an edge and with Microsoft’s support we are sure to see the app market to grow manifold in the coming future.
So here is the list of Best Windows 8 Mobile phones:
10. Unannounced ZTE Windows 8 Mobile
ZTE seems to be manufacturing a 5.9 inch Windows 8 Phablet Mobile Phone as per the news from sources. The phone’s screen is said to be Full HD that means it would support 1080 P and will have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Not much is out regarding the processor of the phone but we can expect a Dual Core processor in it. Also no news is out regarding the price of the phone yet and we expect ZTE to officially announce about the phone by Q2 2013. We would update you as soon as any news is out regarding the phone and you can check out here to know more about upcoming mobile phones in 2013.
9. Nokia Lumia 520
So coming back to the phone’s that we know about and have already been launched. Nokia Lumia 520 is the cheapest Windows 8 Mobile phone yet available in the market. As other windows phone devices it offers very fluid os experience, the phone is powered by a Dual core 1 Ghz processor with Adreno 305 GPU and Qualcomm MSM8227 Chipset. The phone has 4.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and supports 480 X 800 pixels and 233 ppi pixel density. The phone also has 8 GB internal memory and 512 MB Ram. It comes with 5 MP Primary camera but misses out on secondary camera (although we cant complain considering the price of the phone).
The phone is priced at around $185 or €134 or Rs. 10,500 for unlocked version.
8. Huawei Ascend W1
Huawei Ascend W1 is another budget Windows Phone in the list. The phone has specs similar to that of Nokia Lumia 520, it comes with 1.2 GHz MSM8x30 Dual core processor and has 512 MB RAM. The phone has 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen and supports 480 X 800 pixels and 233 ppi pixel density. The phone has 4 GB internal memory and 5 MP primary camera and VGA secondary. The phone also has a super powerful battery (considering it’s specs) it has 1950 mAh battery which should give very decent backup.
7. HTC 8S
HTC too stepped in Windows Phone OS with HTC 8S, the phone is beautifully designed and is extremely thin. The phone has bold colors but lacks anything extra with it’s specs. It comes with 1 Ghz Dual Core Krait Processor with Adreno 305 GPU and Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset. The phone has 4.0 inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen which supports 480 X 800 pixels and has 233 ppi pixels density. HTC 8S has 5 MP primary camera but lacks a secondary camera which turns out to be a huge negative against HTC 8S since all the windows 8 phones in similar price range comes with Secondary camera. The phone has Non-removable Li-Po 1700 mAh battery.
6. Nokia Lumia 620
Nokia Lumia 620 is another budget windows phone offering. The phone has exactly similar features as that of Nokia Lumia 520 except that Nokia Lumia 620 does offer a secondary VGA Camera. Also Lumia 620 has a smaller 3.8 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen which supports 480 X 800 pixels and 246 ppi pixel density and has Clear Black display. The phone has Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery which might not carry through out the day if you use your phone for a lot of tasks or have a lot of emails being synched all the time.
5. Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720 is a Windows 8 Mobile phone announced by Nokia during Mobile World Congress 2013. The phone comes with Dual-core 1 GHz processor and Adreno 305 chipset. It has a beautiful 4.3 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and supports 480 x 800 pixels and 217 ppi pixels density. The display also has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection and Clear Black Display. The phone has 6.7 MP Primary camera and 1.3 MP Secondary camera. Nokia Lumia 720 has Non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery which should last throughout a day very easily.
4. Samsung ATIV S
Samsung ATIV S is the only Windows Phone 8 device from Samsung stable. The leader in Android phone’s hasnt yet shown much interest in Windows Phone devices because of lack of consumer demand. The phone comes with 4.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that supports 720 X 1280 pixels and has 306 ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz with Adreno 225 GPU and has 1 GB RAM. The phone comes with 8 MP Primary camera and 1.9 MP secondary camera and has Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery. The phone definitely looks extremely solid in terms of hardware specs but it’s probably the phone’s old school styling that couldnt make the phone big success.
3. Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 is an extremely feature rich Windows 8 Mobile phone, it comes with 4.3 inches Amoled Capacitive Touchscreen and supports 480 X 800 pixels and has Nokia ClearBlack display. The phone also has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 which serves well and protects screen from scratches. Nokia Lumia 820 comes with Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor with Adreno 225 GPU and 1GB Ram. The phone has 8 MP Primary camera and VGA Secondary camera. The phone comes with Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery.
2. HTC 8X
HTC 8X is the flagship Windows 8 Mobile from HTC. The phone has been well applauded by Mobile phone critics and is one of the biggest competitor to Nokia’s flagship windows 8 device Nokia Lumia 920. HTC 8X comes with 4.3 inch S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen which has 768 x 1280 pixels, supports 342 ppi pixel density and has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection. The phone is powered by Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor, Adreno 225 GPU and 1 GB RAM. The Phone has 8 MP Primary camera and 2 MP Secondary camera. It comes with Non-removable Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery and supports Micro Sim.
1. Nokia Lumia 920
Nokia Lumia 920 is the best Windows 8 Mobile till date. It is the flagship Nokia smartphone and it’s unique design has liked a lot by the general users. The phone is powered by Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor and Adreno 225 GPU and comes with 1 GB RAM. It has 4.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and supports 768 x 1280 pixels and 332 ppi pixels density. The phone also has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection. But one thing about this phone that stands out is it’s brilliant 8 MP camera that offer optical image stabilization and gives the provision to record Full HD 1080 P Videos, Nokia Lumia 920 also has 1.3 MP Secondary camera. The phone is powered by Non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery.
Another Big Entry to Windows 8 Phone’s List
Nokia Lumia 925:
Nokia just announced their new flagship Windows 8 phone Nokia Lumia 925. The phone’s feature’s are more or less like Nokia Lumia 920 but the main big difference comes in the it’s build quality. The Phone is all aluminium which gives very premium and sturdy feel to the phone. We would let you know more details as the official specs come out.