Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs Nokia Lumia 921: Microsoft Rolls Out An Attack on Samsung

In a bid to outdo its competitors and promote its products, Microsoft has rolled out an attack ad to inform consumers as to why they should opt for Microsoft devices instead of Apple, Samsung or Nokia. Interesting yet misleading, the ads are the firm’s latest approach to stay at the peak in the wars of mobile phones.

Considering the latest, the ad’s main focus is to weigh up the entry-level Nokia Lumia 521 as the lead when compared with the top-most 64 GB Samsung Galaxy S4 off-contract.

The ad has an actor, publicizing that the Nokia Lumia 521 was bought for $149 while the Samsung Galaxy S4 for $750, off-contract, which can help consumers save $600 by opting for the former. He then says that consumers could go shopping at the Microsoft store with that saved money.

Let’s put side by side the specifications of both the devices to see the comparison.

The Lumia 521 is a 4-inch device with 800 x 480 display, 1GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel camera, 8GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM. Whereas, the Samsung Galaxy S4 boasts a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 Super AMOLED Full HD display, 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 64GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM. Considering the specs, the Galaxy S4 is sure to be more expensive.

In yet another ad, Microsoft targets to show how Apple is misleading consumers with iPad.… Read the rest

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T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 521 Now Out in Stores for $150

For those of you waiting in line to bag the stylish T-Mobile Nokia Lumia, pull up your socks folks, the wait is now over. Get your skates on and move to the local store as we hear that T-Mobile is now offering the Nokia Lumia 521 smartphone in its retail stores and on its website.

A good low price, Windows Phone 8 operating system, and Nokia’s apps and services are some of the features that make this smartphone a success. An exciting feature of letting users make calls via Wi-Fi using T-Mobile’s coverage makes the device quite appealing. This, however, marks Nokia Lumia 521 to be the first Windows smartphone to get Wi-Fi calling element. Doesn’t that sound interesting?

T-Mobile took out a press release to spread the word about having Nokia Lumia 521 in its stores, to ensure that nobody really misses out on the opportunity.

The press release read, “Beginning May 22, the Nokia Lumia 521- an exclusive to T-Mobile- will be available online at http://www.T-Mobile.com, at T-Mobile retail stores, select dealers and national retailers for $29.99 down with 24 equal monthly payments of $5 0% APR O.A.C for well-qualified customers with the new Simple Choice Plan.”

A device made in class, the T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 521 features 4-inch 245 ppi (pixels per inch) 800 x 480 display. The smartphone operates on 1GHz dual-core processor and offer users 8GB of internal storage along with 512MB of RAM. There’s also a 5-megapixel camera at the back with 720p HD video recording feature. The smartphone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS connectivity. It runs on T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network and offers download speeds of up to 21Mbps. The removable 1,430 mAh battery offers 9 hours of continuous talktime along with 330 hours of standby.

The entry level Nokia Lumia 521 smartphone can be bagged at a very good price of $150. There’s also a scheme, where customers make a down payment of $30, and pay 24 monthly installments of just $5 to own the device outright. Sounds like a great scheme. So have you taken your pick?… Read the rest

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