Nokia has just unveiled its new flagship device in London – the Lumia 925, which will be released in June. The device’s big change is its look and feel – rather than the polycarbonate that has housed their previous devices, this is made from aluminium.
The device weighs just 139 grams compared to the 185 grams of the 920. Storage has dropped from 32GB to 16GB internal memory in the 925, but is of course expandable by microSD. Other changes include the display which is now OLED compared to IPS LCD of the 920 and the front facing camera is now a 1.2-megapixel unit compared to 1.3 on the 920.
Everything else about the device stays the same – its processor is the same 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chip, it has 1GB of RAM, the camera is the same 8.7-megapixel pureview piece with a dual-LED flash and the screen is still 4.5-inch with a 768 x 1280 resolution and a 332ppi pixel density.
The Lumia 925’s design builds on some of Nokia’s their best designs like the Lumia 920 and 720 and keeps its class beating camera and Nokia’s range of exclusive apps. It’s clear that Nokia wasn’t looking to have this phone dominate on the spec sheet, but rather improve on the design of an already solid phone – with both the move to an OLED display and aluminum design being solid steps. This is the best Windows Phone yet – but is that enough?