If you are a Windows Mobile fan, you will be aghast at the plethora of Windows smartphones that have hit the market in the last few months. It does not matter if you are looking for an affordable Windows phone or a flagship Windows Smartphone – you will get them all in the market these days. As of today, Microsoft is the prime manufacturer of Windows Phone 8 devices. In addition to Microsoft, there are still some other manufacturers who are pouring in their Windows phones for quite some time now. Here are some popular Windows Phones that have created a stir in the mobile market.

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Nokia Lumia 1520

This smartphone is a high quality Windows phone and is touted to be the best Windows phone. Since it has a 6-inch display, you may find it a bit taxing to hold for long hours. However, when you have a detailed look at the features, you will feel that it is not bad at all. One of the biggest attractions of the Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone is the 20 MP rear camera. In addition to the camera, you will also find multiple microphones on this device. The main reason for having multiple microphones is to get great quality sound and reducing background sound and clutter.

For an LCD, you will be surprised to see the quality of the display. In fact, if you compare the Nokia Lumia 1520 with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, you will find that the Nokia Lumia 1520 has brighter whites. When you research for the price of the Nokia Lumia 1520, you will find that there are many variations in the price. The price range of Rs. 33,000 and 35,000 is quite predominant. When you compare the Windows Mobile price in India, you will find that some of the phones are a bit high priced. Hence, you will have to do a thorough research in finding the best smartphone for you.

HTC One (M8) for Windows

This smartphone has the typical one design that features a wraparound uni-body frame and a sturdy, comfortable grip. Some of the salient features are: 5-inch display, 2.3 GHz processor, 5MP front camera, 4-Ultrapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, 2600mAh battery capacity, and 32 GB storage. The HTC One (M8) for Windows is premium priced at Rs. 37,000, but one can expect the price to fall down in the next few months.

Nokia Lumia 830

This Windows smartphone has a stupendous camera performance and a sturdy build quality. Other specifications include: 2200 mAh battery; 5 inch screen; resolution of 720×1280 pixels; 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor; internal storage is 16 GB and RAM is 1 GB. Currently, the Lumia 830 is available for the price tag of Rs. 21,020.

In addition to the aforementioned Nokia Lumia smartphones, you will also find other Windows phones such as Nokia Lumia 730, Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 630, Nokia Lumia 1320, Nokia Lumia 525 and so on. Some of the Windows phones may be out of production; hence, it is important that you first check the date of manufacturing of the smartphone.


  1. Reply

    When Windows Phone 8 launched in 2012 it was looking to shake up the mobile market and differentiate itself from the dominant Android and iOS.

  2. Ryan Jones


    I love the windows mobile platform, just wish their app store would expand more.

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