Windows mobiles have been the third choice behind iOS/iPhone and android. But slowly Windows is making its hold in the mobile market. How does Windows create an edge over the Android revolution? The answer is simple – good resolution, affordable price and reasonable cameras. Here is a scenario, imagine that I am offering you Rs.25,000 and ask you to buy one of the best Windows mobile phones out there. Tough? You wouldn’t have thought so much, isn’t it? No worries. Here is a list of top 10 best Windows mobile phones in India under Rs.25,000. Handpicked!
Nokia Lumia 1320 – Best Price : Rs.17,959
- One of the first Windows Phone devices with a 6-inch screen
- The best Windows phone priced around Rs. 17,000 – Rs.20,000.
- The Nokia phone with the most powerful battery
- The fastest phone with Dual-Core processor and 5MP camera
- The most high-end Phablet with 8GB memory
Nokia Lumia 1320 is the best option for you if you are looking for a sophisticated phablet within the price range of Rs.23,000 – Rs.24,000. The 6 inch screen is vivid and bright. It’s got an amazing battery life for the price. A super fast dual core processor and a decent 5 MP camera. Obviously, it isn’t as amazing as some high end phones, but for the price, this is a good deal. This is ideal to those who does not want to spend a fortune on the smart gadgets. Highly recommended.
Nokia Lumia 1020 – Best price: Rs.19,995
- The first Windows Phone device with a 41-megapixel Pureview camera sensor
- The first Windows Phone device with 2GB RAM
- The phone with the highest camera resolution
- Buy this phone for brilliant display
- A smartphone with wireless charging
This is one of the smartphones released by Windows with light weight features and it a good balance between the most essential features. One of the first Windows phones with a 41 MP camera sensor, a decent 2GB RAM, a brilliant display and wireless charging. It has everything you may wish on a mobile phone in this price range. If you can afford it, buy it.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL, Best Price: Rs.14,000-Rs.16,999
What makes Microsoft Lumia 640 XL unique
- The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL features a 5.7-inch IPS HD (720 x 1,280 pixels, 259 ppi) ClearBlack display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
- For driving its processes, the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL depends on Qualcomm MSM886 Snapdragon 400 chipset.
- Great camera, great processor.
- Great phone with decent fast processor, amazing display and overall great build quality.
This is budget friendly phablet well rounded features in every department. It boots the latest Windows OS and flaunts notable changes in every department.
Nokia Lumia 720, Best price – Rs.22,199
What makes Nokia Lumia 720 unique
- The only mid-range phone with a PureView camera
- The best1 Windows phone priced around Rs. 22,000
Nokia Lumia 720 offers a plethora of features on a Windows 8 platform and it has got a mid-ranged pricing.
Another biggest USP of this product is the vibrant color options and the tremendous club of features, this clearly indicates a stiff competition to the HTC Windows Phone 8S which is also running on the same platform support but lacks a front camera.
Nokia Lumia 830, Best price: Rs.20,850
What makes Nokia Lumia 830 unique
- The best Windows phone priced around Rs. 20,000
- The thinnest Nokia phone
- Good everyday performance
The Nokia Lumia 830 is another powerful smartphone designed to give users a much powerful experience. Even then it touts of some features borrowed from Lumia flagships, especially the PureView camera.
It is available in 8 different attractive colors namely cyan, yellow, orange, red, blue, black, white and green.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual Sim, Best price: Rs.16,999 – Rs.17,900
What makes Nokia Lumia 640 XL LTE Dual Sim unique
- This is is best Windows phone priced between Rs.15,000 -Rs.16,000
- It is equipped with 8GB of internal memory which is further expandable up to 128GB.
- Brilliant camera
- Great overall performance
The only disadvantage that the market speaks about is the bulky nature and average screen resolution.
This mid range phablet comes in a wide range of colours and offers various useful benefits of Windows for free, of course for a limited period.
Nokia Lumia 730 Dual Sim, Best price: Rs.15,949
What makes Nokia Lumia 730 unique
- The first Nokia Smartphone with 5MP front camera
- The best1 Dual SIM Nokia phone
- The fastest Windows phone priced around Rs. 16,000
Can you imagine a smartphone designed specifically for selfie lovers? Yes, Nokia Lumia 730 is apt for those incredible selfies taken through the stunning 5MP carl zeiss camera lens on the front. Moreover, this smartphone runs in the latest operating system .
Nokia Lumia 625, Best price: Rs.15,000- Rs.15,744
What makes Nokia Lumia 625 unique
- The first Nokia Lumia phone with a 4.7-inch display
- It is built with great internal memory of 12 MB of RAM and also powered with 1.2GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor along with 512MB of RAM.
Nokia Lumia 625 is considered as the biggest smartphone in Lumia series with the largest screen size, which offers the users a large view of everything that is important to you. Another feature that is offered by Lumia 625 is its 4G connectivity which lets the users enjoy the fastest browsing ever.
This device is view able in direct sunlight and its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and also offers super sensitive touch technology for operating it with Nails and Gloves. What more do a smartphone user needs?
Microsoft Lumia 550, Best price: Rs.9,899
What makes Lumia 550 unique
- Provides a decent display
- It comes with an expandable memory
The Microsoft Lumia 550 experiments in a low budget smartphones segment and with this device it does a decent job by bringing good overall features. However, comparing the device with some Android phones in the same budget, it is not that powerful. It could have done with better front camera and a 2GB RAM.
Micromax Canvas Win W121, Best Price: Rs.4,899
What makes Micromax Canvas Win W121 unique
- This is the second cheapest Windows phone
- The second fastest Micromax phone with 8MP camera
- Micromax Canvas is the third popular phone priced around Rs.4000
- The Canvas Win W121 runs Windows Phone 8.1, making it one of the first devices (after Nokia Lumia 630) to run the latest iteration of Windows Phone operating system.
For photography, the Micromax Canvas Win W121 is equipped with a 8MP autofocus primary camera with LED flash, and a 2MP fixed focus front shooter for video calling and selfies. I must say Micromax comes with such a price tag, making it a tempting device and persuading us to ditch all the other Windows smartphones.
So, did you set your budget? Hope you got an insight and will be ready to pick your Windows mobile phone soon.
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