Nokia Lumia 925 vs Nexus 4 – Which Handset Offers Features Worth Every Penny Spent

Nokia has been desperately trying to make a comeback in the smartphone niche.

The Finnish Company resorted to Windows Phone OS instead of Android for its latest releases. However, the decision of making a switch over by the company has received mixed emotions from its fans. People still wonder whether sticking to Android would have proved a better bet for the Finnish Company.

Regardless, since Nokia released the first Lumia handset into the market, it has been working arduously to provide the targeted consumers with necessary enhancements in their handsets. As a result, the Finnish Company came out with Nokia Lumia 925 Windows Phone equipped with upgraded specifications and updated features.

The Nokia Lumia 925 handset is often viewed as the direct successor to the Nokia Lumia 920 handset. However, the Lumia 925 comes equipped with features such as enhanced design, AMOLED display and better camera specs, which were absent in the Nokia Lumia 920 handset. However, today, let us stack up the Lumia 925 against the Google Nexus 4 handset, with respect to their interface and functionality.

Interface and Functionality

Nokia Lumia 925

The Nokia Lumia 925 encompasses of Windows Phone 8 OS upgrade. However, there is not much to boast about any rare feature. The handset is no better than Lumia 920, in terms of functionality, especially, with the Live Tiles feature.

However, the Windows Phone 8 does not come with user-friendly main menu. Organizing app list can be a daunting task with the WP 8 OS. In addition, you may also find your favorite or required apps fixed to the home screen. Regardless, a myriad of apps fixed on home screen seems to appear a tad bigger because of WP8’s simplicity.

Messaging: The messaging platform of Lumia 925 handset coming equipped with Windows Phone 8 OS has a superb keyboard. The keyboard has been designed for easy and comfortable typing experience.

Organizer: In terms of organizing, the Lumia 925 makes use of WP8. It offers a range of amazing and powerful arrangement options for organization. The Lumia 925 also makes use of Office Hub, designed for heavy office users.

Google Nexus 4

The Android Jelly Bean 4.2 operating system powers the Nexus 4 handset. However, the OS offers a similar experience as that of its earlier version, the Android Jelly Bean version 4.1 OS. In terms of appearance, the user interface offers a straightforward and minimalist approach.

Notification Panel: The notification panel of the Nexus 4 handset comes with expandable portion. It offers the user with an ability to preview activities. The top right portion of the handset comprises of a button, which offers access to a collection of connectivity items.

Additional Feature:  The operating system of Nexus 4 offers the users with latest ‘Daydream’ feature. The screensaver under Daydream feature is activated when the handset is put on charging. However, the feature is hardly of use, as most users would not hover around the handset when put on charging.

The Nokia Lumia 925 might be a good bet, when it comes to camera features. However, the Nexus 4 is no less than its counterpart in terms of camera features. The Nexus 4 offers the user with powerful internal spec sheet and smooth UI experience, especially with its stock Android OS.


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