Nokia Lumia are Microsoft’s line of Windows Phone OS based Smartphones built by its Nokia Mobile Division. Windows Phone OS offers Nokia Lumia a more refined interface and a better user experience to make its Smartphones competitive with Android Phones and the iPhone.
Where to Buy Lumia Phones
Nokia Lumia Smartphones offer a smooth performance. All Nokia Lumia Smartphones support only the smaller micro SIM with a few needing the even smaller Nano SIM, so do not expect your standard SIM to fit into a Lumia phone. You can swap your SIM at a branch of your network operator.
Dual-SIM is now available in Lumia with the Lumia 630 the only phone with dual-SIM. The upcoming Lumia 530 will also offer dual-SIM. Watch this space for details. They also all feature autofocus on their cameras, except for the 530. As Expected Nokia Lumia phones feature Microsoft Office with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Nokia also adds some exclusive apps like the Here Maps, Here Drive, Here Transit, Nokia Music, and the Nokia City Lens to Lumia Smartphones to differentiate its Windows Phone offerings. All WP8 Nokia Lumia phones feature mobile hotspot that can support up to 8 wireless devices.
Here are the current Lumia phones:
Lumia 930 is Nokia’s flagship smartphone. It is more or less like a more compact model of the company’s highend phablet, the Lumia 1520. It features a 5-inch full HD display and a 20 megapixels Pureview camera. The display offers a good experience indoors and outdoors.
Nokia Lumia 930 runs Windows Phone 8.1 on a 2.2GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM. It features super fast internet, wireless charging, and a beautiful Aluminium frame with colourful polycarbonate back. Nokia Lumia 930 price in Nigeria ranges from 92,500 to 101,000 NGN.
Nokia Lumia 530 is now the cheapest Lumia phone displacing the Lumia 520 from that position. We do not consider it an upgrade to the 520. Nokia Lumia 530 features a 4-inch display an a 5 megapixels camera. However its camera can’t do HD video.
Nokia Lumia 530 comes with Windows Phone 8.1 and runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It is also a dual-SIM phone with 3G support on both SIMs. Nokia Lumia 530 price in Nigeria starts at around 17,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 520 features a 4.0-inch touch display, a 5MP camera, and Nokia’s best maps and navigation tools as well as Microsoft Office and OneNote. It comes with 8GB internal storage with support for up to 64GB microSD.
Nokia Lumia 520 is now available in Nigeria. Nokia Lumia 520 price in Nigeria ranges from 19,500 Naira to 25,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 630 was the first member of the Lumia line to offer a dual-SIM option. It is also the first Lumia phone to come with Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box and a good upgrade to the Nokia Lumia 520.
It features a 4.5-inch Clearback display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a 5 megapixels camera. Nokia Lumia 630 price in Nigeria ranges from 26,700 to 35,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.
Nokia Lumia 1520 is Nokia’s current flagship in Nigeria. It is the most powerful member of the Nokia Lumia line powered by superfast quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor with Windows Phone 8. It also boasts of a brilliant full HD 6-inch display, the first of its kind from Nokia.
Nokia Lumia 1520 features an impressive 20 megapixels Pureview Camera, wireless charging, a good battery life, and introduces the Nano-SIM to the Lumia line. Nokia Lumia 1520 Price in Nigeria ranges from 93,500 to 125,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 1320 is the cheaper 6-incher from Nokia. The display is not as crisp as the Lumia 1520 with a resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, but is still bright and brilliant with good colour reproduction.
Nokia Lumia 1320 runs Windows Phone 8 on a 1.7GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM. It features a 5MP camera. Nokia Lumia 1520 Price in Nigeria ranges from 50,700 to 65,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 925 is more less like an upgrade to the Lumia 920. It comes in a sleek and lighter design replacing the plastic polycarbonate shell with premium looking aluminium body.
Nokia Lumia 925 comes with a brilliant 4.5-inch AMOLED display with great outdoor view. The 8.7 megapixels camera adds an additional glass lens for improved photo and video quality. Nokia Lumia 925 Price in Nigeria ranges from 61,500 to 70,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 625 brings a big 4.7-inch screen to the Nokia Lumia line. It features faster internet with LTE, a more powerful 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Windows Phone 8, a better video camera, better battery life, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE.
Nokia Lumia 625 Price in Nigeria ranges from N37,000 to N45,000.
Nokia Lumia 1020 brings the innovative 41 megapixels sensor that until now has been exclusive to the Nokia 808 Pureview to the Nokia Lumia line. It features a brilliant 4.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Nokia Lumia 1020 runs Windows Phone 8 on a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with 2GB of RAM. Price ranges from 83,000 to 110,000 Naira depending on bundled accessories.
Nokia Lumia 920 is Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone smartphone and successor to the Lumia 900. Nokia Lumia 920 boasts of lots of technology advances among which are wireless charging, HD display, advanced navigation technology, advanced imaging technology (Pureview), and the best business software Microsoft has to offer.
It features a brilliant 4.5-inch super sensitive touch display. Nokia Lumia 920 features an 8.7 megapixels camera. It features high-speed internet with LTE. It also comes with a mobile hotspot feature. Nokia Lumia 920 is currently available in Nigeria and price ranges from 60,000 Naira to 75,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 720 is a sleek and stylish mid-range. This smartphone is probably the best value Lumia phone currently. At just 9mm thick, the Nokia Lumia 720 is the currently the slimmest Lumia phone.
Nokia Lumia 720 features a 4.3-inch Clearback display, 6.7 megapixels camera, NFC, Microsoft Office and wireless charging. Nokia Lumia 720 is now available in Nigeria. Nokia Lumia 720 price ranges from 44,000 Naira to 52,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 720 is now scarce, so we are expecting a successor.
More Nokia Lumia Phones
Here are more Nokia Lumia Phones not included above with their prices:
- Nokia Lumia 510
- Nokia Lumia 900
- Nokia Lumia 800
- Nokia Lumia 610
- Nokia Lumia 710
- Nokia Lumia 820
- Nokia Lumia 620
Nokia now has a number of Lumia phones running the Windows Phone 7 & 7.5 and the more recent Windows Phone 8. Models running Windows phone 7 and 7.5 will be upgradeable to Win Phone 7.8, but not to Windows Phone 8. Compare Prices of Windows Phone