The new Nokia Lumia 630 has enough improvements to warrant buying ahead of the Lumia 620

Nokia has a range of smartphones very interesting, especially in the segment of mid-range. The catalogue of the brand has very cheap terminals and at the same time complete, such as the Nokia Lumia 620, this model has enough time market and is a terminal compact with a fresh design and many interesting features. The company introduced a few days ago the Nokia Lumia 630, a model that by numbering is the successor of the Nokia Lumia 620. The new terminal has the standard of the Windows Phone 8.1 and many improvements in hardware. We see all the differences in a comparative.

The first thing you notice when looking at the two terminals is that the Nokia Lumia 630 is larger than the Nokia Lumia 620. Its screen has a diagonal of 4.5 inches, which is ample size to see the contents clearly without sacrificing comfort giving a compact phone. The resolution is 854 x 480 pixels and density stays at 221 ppi. Meanwhile the Nokia Lumia 620 has a screen of 3.8 inches with resolution 800 x 480 pixels, thus its density is higher, namely 245 ppi. Both have the system ClearBlack increases contrast and deeper blacks played also have the improved sensitivity that allows operation with gloves.

The design is quite similar and both models have a way of rounded corners and smooth edges. The material chosen for the casing is polycarbonate, a type of durable plastic, and both are available in various bright colors. As we said, the Nokia Lumia 630 is larger, but also more slender and with a very similar weight.

The two models have the same camera but have some important differences. The sensor is 5MP and measures 1/4 inch, come with a lens of 28 mm and aperture f/2.4 and have four digital zoom increases. System include auto focus, geo-tagging, Nokia Smart Cam, Cinemagraph, Panorama and recorded HD720p video quality at 30 frames per second. The Nokia Lumia 620 plays with an edge in this section at the hardware level because it takes LED flash and also has front camera for video calls. The Lumia 630 has more features as Refocus Nokia or Nokia Storyteller.

The media profile of the two models is the same as for playing various music files, video or images. The function also agrees Nokia Music with Mix Radio, but the Nokia Lumia 630 further includes a tuner of FM radio.


The Nokia Lumia 630 wins power section with a processor Snapdragon 400 quad core that runs at 1.2 Ghz. The Nokia Lumia 620 features a Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1 Ghz, but both have the same RAM of 512 Mb. They are tied to memory, with a depth of 8 GB and free 7 GB in SkyDrive. They also accept memory upgrade, but in the case of the Nokia Lumia 630 can be MicroSD 128 Gb and Lumia 620 accepts 64 Gb as maximum.

The main advantage of the Nokia Lumia 630 is coming out of series with the Windows Phone 8.1, the latest installment of the mobile system Microsoft that contains many improvements. Among the list of novelties are the option to put the wallpaper, the voice assistant Cortana, the Notification Center, Keyboard wordflow (like Android Swype keyboard) or the browser Internet Explorer 11. Nokia and Microsoft have confirmed the update for the rest of the range, so the Nokia Lumia 620 should receive the same news. However we have to wait to confirm that all functions will not run and no by the way.

The connection profile is quite similar in certain basics such as connectivity 3G, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth, antenna GPS Glonass, connector headphone port and microUSB 2.0 for charging. The Nokia Lumia 630 brings the standard DLNA allows duplicate the screen with a compatible device, while the Nokia Lumia 620 has a chip NFC.

The autonomy is a delicate point in most smartphones and in this comparison is the Nokia Lumia 630 which promises durability. With a battery of 2,000 milliamps, Nokia ensures that you will be logged 25 days on standby, 13 hours on 3G talk time, 16 hours on 2G talk, 8.8 hours of browsing and moving to 9.4 hours of navigation WiFi. The Nokia Lumia 620 has a battery of 1,300 milliamps and in standby is 13 days, while achieving almost 10 hours in use and 61 hours of music playback.

The latest Nokia Lumia 630 has enough perfection to warrant buying further on of the Lumia 620. The Nokia Lumia 630 has the Windows Phone 8.1 with many new features, the screen is larger, the processor more powerful, FM radio and camera are compatible with more lenses of Nokia. The Nokia Lumia 620 comes on a little camera that takes secondary camera and LED flash, but otherwise is a step below the last launch of the brand.


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