A window to Windows: Though Android-based handsets dominate the smartphone market, but there are many companies, which are also betting their future on Windows Phone OS. Here is a list of smartphones that run Windows Phone operating system, and are available in India.
HTC Radar: It runs Windows Phone OS 7.5 (codenamed ‘Mango’). Powered by a 1GHz processor, the phone has an internal storage space of 8GB and has 512MB of RAM. The phone has a 3.8-inch touchscreen with 480×800 resolution. It sports a 5 megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture lens and a front VGA camera. With 28mm wide-angle lens, it allows users to capture more of the scene, while the panoramic feature lets users create dramatic pictures of skylines and landscapes.
Price: Approx. Rs 24,000
Samsung Omnia W: Powered by Windows phone OS, the Omnia W has a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display, a 1.4 GHz single core processor, a 5-megapixel camera with 720p recording capabilities. The Omnia W has become the first Windows Phone Mango handset to hit the Indian shores.
Price: Rs 19,900
HTC HD 7: Running Windows Phone OS 7, the phone has a 4.3-inch touch screen. It has 16 GB of internal storage and 576MB RAM. The phone features a 5 megapixel camera. The phone comes engineered with 1GHz processor.
Price: Approx. Rs 20,000
HTC 7 Mozart: The phone has a 3.7-inch touch screen, and runs Windows Phone OS 7. It sports an 8 megapixel camera with auto focus and Xenon flash. It features 576MB RAM and has 8GB of internal storage. The phone is powered by a 1GHz processor.
Price: Approx. Rs 21,000
Nokia Lumia 800: The Nokia Lumia 800 features a 3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display and is powered by a 1.4 GHz processor with hardware acceleration and a graphics processor. Running Windows Phone 7.5 OS, the phone includes an 8 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, HD video playback, 16GB of internal user memory and 25GB of free SkyDrive storage for storing images and music.
Price: Approx. Rs 24,000
Nokia Lumia 710: The phone has a ClearBlack display, anti-glare screen, 3.7-inch touchscreen with a screen resolution of 8000×480 pixels. It sports a 5 megapixel camera with auto Focus, LED flash. It has the same 1.4 GHz processor as the Lumia 800. The phone features a 512 MB RAM, and offers an 8 GB user memory.
Price: Approx. Rs 16,000
Dell Venue Pro: Powered by 1GHz processor, it has a 10.4cm (4.1″) WVGA AMOLED capacitive, multi-touch display. It features a 5 megapixel, auto-focus, LED flash camera.
Price: Approx. Rs 18,000