Nokia Lumia Icon

  • Available. Released 2014, February
Nokia Lumia Icon
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
  • 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 2420 mAh battery (BV-5QW)

Overview

Nokia Lumia Icon is an Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1 smartphone announced by Nokia in 2014, February. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Nano-SIM phone which comes in 5.0 inches (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio) and 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm (5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 in) with 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density) and AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Nokia Lumia Icon are Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, sensor core Sensors. Nokia Lumia Icon Built in running OS is Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1 and it’s powered with Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 32 GB, 2 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Nokia Lumia Icon features 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, autofocus, dual-LED flash on the back with Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 4001/1.5" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama options whereas the front selfie camera is 1.2 MP, 720p . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Ion 2420 mAh battery (BV-5QW)

Nokia Lumia Icon comes in various colors like Black, White . You can find here detailed Nokia Lumia Icon specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Nokia Lumia Icon for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2014, February
  • Status Available. Released 2014, February

Network

  • Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 4(1700/2100), 13(700)
  • Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Up to 236.8 kbps

Body

  • Dimensions 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm (5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 in)
  • Weight 167 g (5.89 oz)
  • SIM Nano-SIM

Display

  • Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.0 inches (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Platform

  • OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1
  • Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
  • CPU Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
  • GPU Adreno 330

Memory

  • Card Slot No
  • Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Features 1/1.5" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama
  • Video 2160p@30fps (after WP8 Denim update), 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
  • Secondary 1.2 MP, 720p

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE/ aptX after WP8 Denim update
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio FM radio
  • USB microUSB v2.0

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, sensor core
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2420 mAh battery (BV-5QW)
  • Stand-by Up to 432 h
  • Talk time Up to 16 h 20 min (3G)

Misc

  • Colors Black, White
  • SAR US 0.70 W/kg (head) &nbsp; &nbsp; 0.93 W/kg (body) &nbsp; &nbsp;
  • Price group 8/10 (About 400 EUR)

Pros & Cons of Nokia Lumia Icon

Advantages

  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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