Updated on 2 December 2015 by

The latest version Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows 8 are aimed mainly at the consumer market and offer a variety of new features. It features a new user interface (Metro) based on 'Live Tiles' concept where the start screen will display updates such as messages, e-mails etc in real time.

Internet Explorer offers fast web browsing. Also the Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows 8 OS support Hotmail, Outlook, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail etc which can be synced with the PC. It also comes bundled with Office Suite. Large collection of games based on Xbox Live is also supported. But presently the number of applications available in the market is relatively low.

MicroSoft has recently released a new version Windows Phone 8 and, Nokia, Samsung, HTC and Lenovo devices have been launched with this latest version and all devices are based on System on chips from Qualcomm (Snapdragon S4 Plus).


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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Microsoft Lumia 950
Microsoft Lumia 640
Microsoft Lumia 650
HTC One M8 for Windows
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Microsoft Lumia 950
Microsoft Lumia 640
Microsoft Lumia 650
HTC One (M8) for Windows
$50 - $850
$549 - $700
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Release Date
Dec 2015
Dec 2015
May 2015
Mar 2016
Oct 2014
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile 
Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile 
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1.1
Digital Camera Resolution
20.0 MP
20.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
4.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
3.0 GB
3.0 GB
1.0 GB
1.0 GB
2.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.7 inch
5.7 inch
5.0 inch
5.0 inch
5.0 inch
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
1.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Processor Type
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
Battery Capacity
3340.0 mAh
3340.0 mAh
2500.0 mAh
2000.0 mAh
2600.0 mAh
Average Rating
 3.3 stars
 3.3 stars
 3.8 stars
 2.6 stars
 4.1 stars

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