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Nokia Lumia 630

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the GPS navigation and battery are generally positive. The usability and price also get good opinions, whereas the apps and features get negative reviews. There are mixed reviews on the screen and camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Lumia 630 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia Lumia 630

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 104 user reviews of Nokia Lumia 630 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia Lumia 630 4.5 inch Sim Free Windows Smartphone - BlackNokia Lumia 630 4.5 inch Sim Free Windows Smartphone - GreenNokia Lumia 630 4.5 inch Sim Free Windows Smartphone - Orange

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Nokia Lumia 930 and 630 review

 

Windows Phone isn't setting the world alight just yet, but it continues to show signs of promise in the cheaper end of the smartphone market. Microsoft knows this. It's why the first Windows Phone 8.1 device is a low-end Lumia 630. With Windows Phone...

Nice and simple design ; Good performance for a low-end device ; Reasonable camera

No automatic display brightness ; Only 512MB of RAM ; No forward-facing camera

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Nokia Lumia 630 Review

 

With the introduction of the Lumia 630 and 635 models, we have our first look at the next generation of low cost Windows Phone devices, and the Lumia 630 is a phone with many firsts for this segment. It's the first phone launched with Windows Phone 8.1...

Designing an affordable phone is always going to have compromises. In this case, Nokia has hit on some reasonable compromises but gone too far in others. The lack of a proximity sensor was something that I didn’t miss at all, and the phone has no issue...

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Nokia Lumia 630 review: An affordable phone you can live without

 

The Nokia we used to know is no longer. In late April, the handset maker was finally folded into Microsoft's Devices and Services business after more

Playful, comfortable design ; Good battery life ; LTE on a shoestring

No front-facing camera ; Mediocre display

The Lumia 635 is a much-needed addition to Nokia's affordable handset range. It has a serviceable camera, fun design and good battery life, but most importantly, it's one of the best value LTE devices out there.

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Nokia Lumia 630

 

The Motorola Moto G is undoubtedly the darling of the budget smartphone world, thanks to its mid-range specs and bottom-end price. It's not the only option to go for though -- particularly if you're not keen on Android 's sometimes complicated way of...

The Nokia Lumia 630 has fun, colourful, interchangeable cases, its Windows Phone 8.1 software is easy to use and Nokia's bundled apps come in handy.

The Windows Phone app store still rarely receives new apps at the same time as Android or iOS, the screen is lower resolution than the similarly-priced Moto G, the camera doesn't particularly impress and it doesn't have 4G.

The Nokia Lumia 630 is a cheap, vibrant alternative to Android and its Windows Phone 8.1 software is easy to use. The app store is still a problem though -- if you like getting new releases when your Android and iOS-toting friends do, a budget Android...

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Nokia Lumia 630 review: Windows Phone 8.1 shines, shame about the selfies

 

Summary: The first Windows Phone 8.1 handset packs most standard smartphone features — except a front-facing camera — into an attractive and affordable package.

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Nokia Lumia 630/635 review: Bottom up

 

One of the first phones to launch straight to Windows Phone 8.1, the Lumia 630 is also the first to bring dual-SIM support to the platform. That said, we should note right at the start that we're reviewing the regular, single-SIM version. The...

4.5" 16M-color ClearBlack IPS LCD display of FWVGA resolution, Gorilla Glass 3 ; Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset with quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, Adreno 305 GPU and 512MB of RAM ; Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Nokia Cyan ; Optional dual-SIM...

No front-facing camera ; No 1080p video recording ; No LED flash ; No proximity sensor ; 512MB RAM may eventually turn out insufficient for future apps ; No headset or USB cable included in the retail package

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Nokia Lumia 630 Review

 

The Nokia Lumia 630 is an affordable and colorful Windows Phone 8.1 handset, one of the first WP devices with dual-SIM option…

Windows Phone 8.1 with Nokia’s Cyan improvements showcases the best of Microsoft’s platform ; First Windows Phone with dual-SIM support ; Buttery smooth performance ; Offline navigation remains a big plus

Sub-par camera with no flash, no front-facing cam ; Screen is less sharp than rivals ; Cheap-feeling plastic ; Only 512MB of RAM, a limitation for gaming ; Does not support 1080p video recording ; Poor in-box contents (no headphones, no USB cable)

The Nokia Lumia 630 is a handset for the masses. Its full retail (off-contract) price stands at €160 ($200), on par with some very popular offerings like the Motorola Moto G.

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Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM Review – Affordability at Its Best

 

Aside from the fact that the Lumia 630 Dual SIM is one of the not so many handsets launched by Microsoft this year, it's also one of the few coming with Windows Phone 8.1 operating system out of the box. While not the cheapest of the new Lumia series...

I do not understand why Microsoft included such a good main camera, but skipped the LED flash. In addition, while the phone does come with 3G support, Lumia 630 Dual SIM lacks secondary camera for video calls. The lack of proximity and ambient light...

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PHOTOVIEW: Microsoft Nokia Lumia 630 Windows Phone 8.1

 

Back in early April, Microsoft's handset division (formerly known as Nokia ) announced not only the company's latest budget friendly Windows Phone but also the first available Windows Phone 8.1 - the Nokia Lumia 630. As the model number indicates, the...

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Nokia Lumia 630 review: Full In-Depth Hands-on

 

Available for Rs.11,999, the Nokia Lumia 630 is the first Lumia phone to use Windows 8.1 OS. Check it out in our Nokia Lumia 630 review.

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p

Configuration

GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:IPS
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:Windows Phone
Operating System Version:Windows Phone / Windows Phone 8
Operator:MVNO / Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
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