Expert Review of Nokia Lumia 910
Our first impression, as we decipher the Nokia Lumia 910, is that it is a top-tier camera phone running the latest operating system, Windows 7.5 Mango and flaunting a 12 megapixels camera. However, this is surprising that this beast of a phone derives all its power from a single core processor only, which runs at 1.4 GHz. Anyhow, it is clear that this rumored Nokia device is all about some cool features. There are more goodies on Nokia Lumia 910 than one can think of. There is a divine 4.3 inch AMOLED touch-screen display and those spectacular looks that one can’t resist.
Then, there is 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage and memory expands to 32 GB via a compatible microSD card. It enjoys 3G support and boasts Wi-Fi connectivity. The battery power is unimaginably high considering that the phone has an 1830 mAH battery. It is hard to find a flaw in this superb device but it is certain that it also falters at some places. In times when LTE technology is available in almost all the high end devices, Nokia Lumia 910 has been devoid of it. It has managed to serve 3G speeds on HSUPA @ 5.76 mbps and HSDPA @ 21mbps.
Overall, we like the Nokia Lumia 910 and recommend it to all the photography lovers whole heartedly and even to others who wish to owe something classy and different.
User Interface and UI functionality
Nokia Lumia 910 runs a user-interface that is compatible with Windows 7.5 Mango operating system and Microsoft Metro UI is one such UI. This newly designed user interface delivers very good and rapid performance. There are legitimate icons and very logical graphics used in this UI which are easy to use and very elegant in looks.
Overall, user experience with this new UI needs to be left to the users who will use and give their valuable feedback on its functionality. The anti glare touch display of Nokia Lumia 910 is sized at 4.3 inches and is of AMOLED types.
The music player and video player of Nokia Lumia 910 support varied music formats as DRM Playready, MPEG-4 AAC , eAAC, eAAC+, WMA Professional 9 and 10 and MPEG-1 audio Layer3 (MP3). Under the music and audio features head, Nokia Lumia 910 includes a FM radio, audio streaming, Bluetooth stereo, mics for noise cancellation and Handsfree speakers. This Nokia phone also enjoys the unhindered support from Nokia Zune Music services which could be directly accessed.
The 12.1 megapixels camera of the phone is awesome and delivers high performance to make the media features even better and enhance the user experience.
Pictures and Video quality
The 12 megapixels rear-based camera of Nokia Lumia 910 allows clicking high-quality, un-cropped images even in dim-light conditions. Sadly, despite of having dual LED flash, the camera of Nokia Lumia 910 is not able to shoot 1080p HD quality videos and manages to shoot only 720p HD quality videos. The Carl Zeiss lens has been used in the 21.1 megapixels photo shooter and it also boasts of 8.75 MP sensor.
Nevertheless, Lumia 900's front-facing 1.3 megapixels camera has a large aperture and wide angle lens to facilitate users with high quality video calling and delivering of sharp and bright images.
The Nokia Lumia 910 has both 2G and 3G network connections and it can access Internet services via both. On 3G, there is HSDPA which gives web browsing speed of 21Mbps and HSUPA which renders Internet speed of 5.76 Mbps. Internet Explorer 9 can be accessed on this phone.
Internal and External Memory
Nokia Lumia 910 is a Windows based smartphone which stands tall amidst smartphones from all the operating platforms by managing to have 16 GB of internal storage, 1 GB of RAM and expandable memory to up to 32 GB via a microSD card.
Applications and Gaming
Like all the Nokia smartphones, Nokia Lumia 910 also enjoys hassle-free games and apps downloading source called as Nokia Ovi Store.
For game lovers, there is ESPN sports hub pre-loaded on Nokia Lumia 910 that provides a one-stop sports application for news, videos and scores. There’s exclusive CNN App and Nokia Drive for free. The latter is responsible for voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation purpose and the dedicated in-car user interface. Nokia Lumia 910 also has a full-fledged GPS navigation system.
Additionally, there’s the fascinating and endearing “Univision App” that will amuse all game lovers. In partnership with EA, this app brings over 20 of the world's most popular games directly on to the Windows Phones particularly the Nokia Lumia series devices.
Nokia Lumia 910 Windows smartphone has a 1830 mAH battery which is capable of delivering 7 hours of talk time and manages to remain on a standby for over 300 hours.
For connectivity and data transfer, Nokia Lumia 910 has an integrated SkyDrive, Bluetooth v2.1 + A2DP, Wi-Fi, WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and micro USB.
The phone also enjoys A GPS support for unhindered navigation.
Nokia Lumia 910 dons a 12.0 megapixel camera just as Nokia N8 (MeeGO based smartphone) and Nokia Lumia 800 (another Windows phone). This auto focus photo snapper gives Nokia Lumia 910 the desired edge over its competitors which essentially are some other high end devices like iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy SII. If Nokia Lumia 910 manages to carry such a spectacular camera within along with retaining its coveted industrial design, the phone is sure going to be a hit amidst tech circles all over.
What we are trying to convey is that the 8.7 MP sensor of this camera fixed in Nokia Lumia 910 should not be large enough to protrude out of the phone and give an ugly look to the phone. Lumia 910 features the same camera module as the N9 and Lumia 800 but fall short of the likes of the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S II because some more features are required to bring it at par with those phones. Nokia Lumia 910 isn’t a LTE smartphone, it lacks the brand value of iPhone and growing popularity and success of Android platform based Samsung smartphones. It has to be better in both hardware and software features to penetrate in to the markets where iPhone and Samsung devices already rule.