Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphone: Complete Review & Specs

More expensive – is better? That such a question arises when meeting with the flagship model Nokia-based operating system Windows Phone. In fact, Nokia Lumia 900 is the second model mimics the achievements of last year’s ago. The original was released in the form of Nokia N9, Nokia Lumia later came the 800 and now the hero, Nokia Lumia 900. Does it make sense to overpay for a just released Lumia 900 model, when the great proven 800 is endowed with similar characteristics, but it is cheaper?

Appearance and ergonomics

Nokia Lumia 900
With the exception of the upper end, all that we see in Nokia Lumia 900, familiar to Nokia Lumia 800. The Nokia took into account the suggestions / complaints from customers and refused to use the panels covering the flap MicroUSB-connector. Now, it is always available, which, in our opinion, more practical. Location headphone jacks, and slots for MicroSIM-cards remained the same.
The same applies to hardware buttons for volume control, on / locks and cameras, which can be found on the right side. On the opposite side there is nothing. At the bottom there are plenty of slots for multi-media speaker, and there is also a microphone.
In contrast to the angular shape phones, tempered glass has the rounded corners, which seems pretty questionable. Apparently, this solution is used for one simple reason – edging glass, which stands over it. This gives reason to hope that the glass is less susceptible to scratches, if you put the phone down on the table display. This, in turn, is important because Nokia Lumia 900, as in the Nokia N9, Nokia Lumia 800 has the same drawback – the glossy plastic insert “under the metal”, which is covered with scratches as quickly as the back panel in the Apple iPod Touch the last generation. With this in mind, we decided not to shoot the film, which protects this part of the body. We advise you to do, and just as well or as soon clothe the smartphone in a bag, which, incidentally, is not supplied, as was the case with the two previous devices.

Nokia Lumia 900

The minimum brightness is too high (more than 60 cd / m ²), while the maximum of 230 cd / m ². As a result, the far the most accurate color typical AMOLED-screen to add not the best indicators of luminosity.

 

The back of the smartphone copies Nokia N9, whose flash is located above the camera lens (if you keep your smartphone horizontally), and not as a Nokia Lumia 800, between the lens and the upper end.

Another change, this time more controversial than the location of outbreaks or denial of the closing plug MicroUSB, was the need to use a paper clip to access the SIM-card slot. Given that the user does not need to “look” they’re very often, you can forgive the lack of more original solutions in the form of a magnet, but the problem is not the case, but the fact that in the near hole cracks.

Nokia Lumia 900

Against the background of multi-core and devices on Android, Nokia Lumia 900 is equipped with just something 4.3 inches AMOLED-display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels. If you compare the size with top-end devices from other manufacturers you will see.

• Nokia Lumia 900 – 128 x 69 x 11.5, 160 g
• Nokia Lumia 800 – 117 x 61 x 12.1, 142 g
• Sony Xperia Ion – 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm, 144 g
• Samsung Galaxy S3 – 137 x 71 x 8.6 mm 133 g
• LG Optimus 4x HD – 132 x 68 x 8.9 mm, 133 g
• HTC X One – 134 x 70 x 8.9 mm, 130 g
• Sony Xperia S – 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm, 144 g

Nokia Lumia 900

The closest in size was Sony Xperia S, is also equipped with a 4.3″ screen, but with regard to weight, then there Lumia 900 out of competition. It is difficult to judge exactly what is connected with a lot of weight, perhaps the reason for it is used as the primary housing material polycarbonate.

The operating system and interface

Smartphone running on the current version of the operating system i.e. Windows Phone 7.5. Since no changes in comparison with the 610 Nokia Lumia, Lumia 800 in this model is not, offer to read the reviews of add text or watch Video review of Nokia Lumia 800.

Platform

Except for the grown-up display, changes were made and the battery capacity, which is not surprising, given the dimensions of the device. Battery capacity is 1830 mA / h – the best indicator of WP-aids. In practice, it turned out that the time is somewhat less than that of younger Lumia 800. However, users can safely rely on the night of the active operation of the device.

In the core level, it has a Snapdragon processor family second generation – Qualcomm APQ8055, clocked at 1.4 GHz. Graphics Core – Adreno 205, which is enough for most tasks entrusted to the Nokia Lumia 900. Limitations of graphics are very visible in the camera, is not able to shoot video with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, a maximum of 1280×720 pixels. The volume of the RAM is 512MB, ROM – 16 GB. Expandable memory is absent. The only available option to increase memory – use the cloud, or rather, service SkyDrive.

Camera

As with the Nokia N9, Lumia 800, Lumia 900 smartphone has 8 megapixel camera. In the settings it is not unusual – white balance, exposure, ISO, effects, contrast, saturation, focus mode and resolution. Max video resolution – 720p at 30 frames / s and stereo sound.

Results

Testing has shown that in comparison with the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 900 has both advantages and disadvantages. Among the latter – while working less than 800 Lumia, but no worse than most Android-smartphone. The benefits include significantly increased diagonal display and some changes in ergonomics. Overall, Nokia Lumia 900 deserved attention for several reasons – a good case, large display, a powerful and beguiling quality camera.

Pros:
+ Appearance and ergonomics
+ Materials used
+ smoothness and speed of the
+ hardware keys for the presence of the camera
+ Quality camera
+ color options
+ Loud speakers

Cons:
– lack of cover in the bundle
– Restriction imposed by the need to use Zune
– No possibility to record Full HD-video
– Options Display Brightness

If you have any query regarding, Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone then feel free to ask.