Nokia had announced its first entry level Windows Phone at MWC 2013 and the Lumia 520 went on to become the most selling Windows Phone model ever. The huge success of Lumia 520 prompted Nokia to announce its successor, the Lumia 525 with 1GB of RAM and rest of the specifications being same. This phone was announced early this year.
At the BUILD it was announced that Windows Phone will have new OEM partners and Micromax was one of them. The company has today unveiled its first Windows Phone device, the Micromax Canvas Win W092 which comes with impressive specs for an entry level phone. The phone features a 4 inch IPS LCD display with WVGA resolution and runs on Quad core Snapdragon 200 chipset with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage. So if you are looking at how Micromax Canvas Win W092 stacks up with Lumia 520 and Lumia 525 which are the most successful phones in that price range, here is a quick comparison of the specs of both the devices.
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|Feature||Micromax Canvas Win W092||Nokia Lumia 525/520|
|Processor||Snapdragon 200 Quad core processor||1.2 GHz Dual core Snapdragon|
|SIM card||Dual SIM||Single SIM|
|Display||4 inch; IPS LCD, 800 X480 pixels||4 inch; IPS LCD, 800 X480 pixels|
|OS||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8|
|Camera||5MP autofocus camera with LED flash, 0.3MP front camera||5MP Auto focus, no flash and front facing camera|
|Video||720p @30fps;||720p @30fps;|
|Audio||Codec: MP3, WMA, MP4, M4A, AAC 3.5mm Ear Jack||Codec: MP3, WMA, MP4, M4A, AAC 3.5mm Ear Jack|
|Sharing Features||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0+ LE||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0|
|Content and Services||–||Nokia City Lens—Augmented Reality using the phone’s camera viewfinder, Nokia Music, HERE Maps|
|GPS||A-GPS/ GLONASS||A-GPS/ GLONASS|
|Connectivity||WLAN IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Integrated A-GPS, 3.5 mm audio connector, Micro USB with charging, USB 2.0 High Speed||WLAN IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Integrated A-GPS, 3.5 mm audio connector, Micro USB with charging, USB 2.0 High Speed|
|Memory||8GB of storage, 1GB RAM||8GB Storage, 512MB RAM (Lumia 520), 1GB RAM (Lumia 525)|
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-ion 1500mAh||Standard battery, Li-ion 1400mAh|
Going by the specs, the Micromax Canvas Win W092 seems to be a almost similar to the Lumia 525 since both of them have the same 1GB RAM. But regarding the pricing, the Lumia 520 with 512MB RAM is still costlier than W092 which is priced at Rs 6500. Further, the W092 also comes with LED flash and a front facing camera. There is also a slightly higher battery on the W092, but we need to test it to see the performance. Canvas Win W092 has a better processor in the form of Quad core Snapdragon Chipset.
W092 Hands on Video:
Watch on YouTube | We will have detailed reviews and comparison of both the device, so stay tuned.