The Nokia Lumia 822 Experience

Nokia recently launched a new Windows Phone 8 based smartphone available on contract with Verizon for a price-tag of just $99. For its cost, it sure is a steal – loaded with features and definitely engaging. Now it may not look quite as eye-catching as the typical Lumia range – the Lumia 822 comes in subdued color options, black, grey and white. The overall finish also doesn’t quite look expensive enough, and the phone definitely takes a beating when placed next to the HTC 8X. Here’s more about the Lumia 822.

To begin with, Windows Phone 8 is a very interesting interface. What’s more, the phone comes loaded with a host of Nokia’s exclusive apps, like the Nokia Drive and Nokia Transit. The phone also features fun camera apps with which you can make instant animated GIF images. The Lumia 822 features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack OLED display with a resolution of 800X480 pixels and is powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm S4 processor. The phone has 16GB of internal storage space and a powerful 8MP rear camera.

Microsoft has also included its new Data Sense feature exclusively on Verizon phones. This technology monitors the data being sent and received by each running app and compresses the data being exchanged on your device. It makes for more efficient use of your data plan, letting you surf up to 45% more on the same data plan.… Read the rest

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Nokia Lumia 822 for $99 with Verizon: Going the Low-Cost Way

Nokia’s announcement of the Lumia 822, a low-end smartphone with Verizon, may be an effective strategy on its part to gather up some numbers. At $99, we hope it manages to sell enough units to rake up some profits that the Finnish company dearly requires.

The Lumia 822 has a 4.3-inch display with an 800X480 pixel resolution. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and an 8MP rear camera. It’s got 4G connectivity and even supports wireless charging. But what makes this phone even more attractive is the multiple color options it comes in – black, white and grey.

It’s a very affordable phone for those looking for a 4G-enabled phone, and might just be the key to regaining Nokia’s lost ground. Next up on offer is Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 enabled Lumia 920’s launch, which is expected to come out on Verizon exclusively starting November. Let’s hope these two devices can help Nokia win back some of its old customers that it lost to Android devices and iPhones.… Read the rest

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