“Sure, every smartphone claims to offer video and audio that are off the charts. Lumia Icon is here to prove it.
Plug in your headphones or crank up the speakers and check out the video below to find out just how real smartphone video can look and sound. You’ll see and hear what you’ve been missing.”
This is what the official Nokia website has to say about the new Nokia Lumia Icon.
It truly has amazing features at a very affordable price. We are going to provide you with an exclusive review of the phone here at TheREM.
- SOFTWARE: Well, the Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia Icon features the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 processor which is of the Quad-core 2.2 GHz type.
DISPLAY: It features a 5-inch display with Nokia ClearBlack Technology, Sunlight Readability Enhancement at full HD 1080p for clear and vivid viewing. Also, it features enhanced touch sensitivity with its Super Sensitive Touch technology that allows fingernails and gloves to be sensed.
CAMERA: There is a 20MP PureView camera having the Carl Zeiss 6lens. There is the feature of optical image stabilization which neutralizes blurs. The camera has a very powerful sensor. The Icon thus captures HD videos with rich, detailed audio owing to Nokia Rich Recording feature and 4 high performance microphones.
Moreover, the camera lovers are going to love the double LED flash and a handful of manual controls offered by the pre-loaded Nokia Camera app
STORAGE: 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
- BATTERY: The Icon is backed by a 2420mAh battery which provides a maximum talk time (3G) of 16.4 hours and
- music playback time is 75 hours with a feature of built in (Qi standard) wireless charging.
The phone weighs 167 grams and some sellers are offering it for as low as $99.
The Nokia Lumia Icon has the advantage of a great camera which appeals to the customers and it can be set to save two files for each single shot – a 19MP image for cropping or editing and another 5MP (scaled down) image for sharing online. Also, they can be saved in RAW (DNG) format for post-processing.
The True Color display (24-bit/16M) shows amazing videos. There is a comparison with S4 on this front at the official website.
At such a price with amazing features, the model is appealing to customers and Nokia seems to be having its own competency in the smartphone world largely dominated by Samsung and Apple.