Lumia 920 - £200
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia Lumia 920
The Nokia Lumia 920 is a mid-range smartphone that run on Windows Phone 8.1. It is an update to the Lumia 900 that is geared towards instant messaging and taking photos. When it was released it was Nokia's flagship smartphone and has a similar build quality to that which is normally associated with a Nokia device.
This phone has a 4.5 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 332PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Lumia 920 has an 8MP camera with a Carl Zeiss lens, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 1.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.5GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 48 out of 100.
The Lumia 920 has an estimated battery life of around 17 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone supports Qi wireless charging.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Lumia 920 comes with 32GB internal storage. This phone does not have an expandable memory card slot.
The Lumia 920 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The Lumia 920 can connect wirelessly to DLNA enabled devices (such as smart TVs or laptops) which enables you to stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly. It also has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Lumia 920 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via the built in Facebook and Twitter Apps and it is compatible with Excel, PowerPoint and Word, which is ideal for making last minute adjustments before those important business meetings. This phone comes preloaded with the City Lens, Nokia Drive and Nokia Transit apps. City Lens superimposes points of interest over the image the phone receives from its camera, Nokia Drive is a voice guided sat-nav that can also download maps for offline use and Nokia Transit gives you detailed bus, train and tube information in many of the UK's major cities. Other apps, such as YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp and Spotify are available to download from the Windows Phone Store.
The Nokia Lumia 920 combines solid performance with a good array of features and a very good camera. It is a desirable device and a strong competitor in this price range.