These smartphones were released last year and what’s cool about them is the variety of colors for the back covers that you can choose from. If you want a pink phone, make envious your friends. If you want it black and monotonous, then it’s your choice. But you can choose a more expensive Nokia Lumia, which has only 512MB of RAM, buy the 625 model, but if you want a smaller Lumia with higher pixel density, choose the 525 model.
Display and Design
Both of the Nokia models come with IPS LCD screens that render a resolution of 480×800 pixels, but the Lumia 525 has a smaller display with the size of 4inches, while the Lumia 625’s display is of 4.7inches.
Being smaller – 119.9x64x9.9milimeters – the Lumia 525 is weighting 124grams, being 35grams lighter than the Lumia 625, which is measuring 133.3×72.3×9.2milimeters.
Hardware and OS
The Lumia 525 can’t be considered a powerful beast because its processor is only dual core, clocked at 1GHz. As for the chipset, it is a Qualcomm MSM8227. This phone has 8GB of internal memory, but with a MicroSD card, you can expand it up to 64GB.
The Lumia 625’s processor is slightly more powerful, since is a dual core krait clocked at 1.2GHz, and the chipset is also more superior – Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon. Like its sibling, the Lumia 625 has 8GB of internal storage, and it’s expandable up to the same capacity.
The Lumia 525 has 1GB of RAM and runs on the MWP 8 Black, while the Lumia 625 runs on the MWP 8 OS, upgradeable to the WP8 Black and has only 512MB of RAM.
Both of the phones have a 5MP camera but besides autofocus, Lumia 625’s camera has also features such as LED flash. In addition, this smartphone comes with a VGA secondary camera.
You can talk 10hours and a half on 3G, or if you’re in the mood to listen to music, 2 days will last the Lumia 525’s battery, which has the capacity of 1430mAh. The Lumia 625’s battery is non-removable and has a capacity of 2000mAh, which allows you to talk 15hours on 3G, or to listen to music for 90hours.
The Nokia Lumia 525 costs 157 dollars on amazon.com. The Lumia 625 4G LTE variant costs 248 dollars on the same website.
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