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Comment: Nice phone do for me
Good: Childrens Screen
Bad: Lot of things
Comment: This Nokia Lumia 625 is a total Disaster, I regretted it the very moment I shelled out 16grand INR. the store didn't take back the phone, now I am left with a piece of an entertainment device, which heats up when playing games like temple run, and Six Guns. I cannot access files on my memory card, as there is no file explorer, I cannot share videos at all, I cannot send documents as attachments via email, as I cannot browse to find Documents, only pics can be sent via email. Truly a disaster, I feel cheated once again by nokia, my earlier Nokia E6 was way to superior as compared to this phone.
Does anyone want to buy it back from me? It’s just a month old. Can the company compensate me back for this cheating? Coz I truly feel cheated.
1) No file explorer- makes the external Memory card just storage for music pictures, and videos, one cannot access the memory card as a storage device.One cannot manage the storage of the phone and ext.mmc.
2) All software installed is on the phone and no option to install on memory card.
3) Limitations while sharing Documents – One cannot first compose email and then browse to the documents to attach them, but one has to select the document and then select a mailbox to send only that attachment, don’t know how one will add multiple attachments. The attachment button on email will only let you select and browse pictures, making this phone a worthless piece for business use where we have to send multiple files.
4) Using email using internet explorer is also very risky as, once I wrote a huge email and then it crashed, making all my work useless.
5) One cannot share Videos at all, Videos is the most silly and most degraded thing on the phone, for Music one has options of Albums, songs ect, but for videos there is only one sub menu called all.There is no way one can share videos over Bluetooth, whatsapp or even through mail box.
6) No Scroll bar or Scroll key makes it difficult to scroll to the bottom of the page if you do not want to use the search option.
7) The three keys on the screen, ‘back’, ‘Windows key’, & ‘search’, are not illuminated and it becomes extremely difficult, almost impossible to use in dark. Such an expensive phone and such a big design error.
8) Phone Heats a little while charging, heats up very much while play games like temple run and six guns. The games crash quite a few times.
9) Limitations in the headphone – Headset provided do not have any button to accept and reject calls not to change music tracks and radio channels.
10) Biggest Limitations – Taking backups, one cannot take a back up of the phone contents like contacts and messages and others ( like calendars, notes, bookmarks). As the windows phone app does not have that feature. I am scared of resetting the phone to factory default or reinstall OS as I will loose all my contacts as nothing is said about contacts in the help menu, messages and others, I can backup using the backup feature to cloud, earlier on E6-00 I could use Nokia Suite.
The Sales people will not explain you all this, you will realize this one you buy the phone. Please be aware and check for all these limitation and then make a wise decision.
Good: Good value
Bad: Limited apps
Comment: I was asked to review the Lumia 625 as part of a blogger outreach programme.
My main phone is a Samsung S4 and it's not fair to compare the two: it's like putting a Ford Focus alongside a Mercedes. That said, as a business workhorse, like a Ford Focus, there's no much wrong with the Nokia. I was pleasantly surprised by the Windows OS and although there are limited apps compared to iOS and Android, there's enough for the average business user.
Bad: Build quality, battery life, windows
Comment: Do you want a phone rated at less than 2 stars by users?
Despite fewer people choosing BlackBerry, those that have new BlackBerry phones like them. I am so happy I brought in my defective Nokia early enough to trade in for a Z30 which has been very intuitive and made my life and messaging so much easier than the S3 I originally upgraded from.
Give a new BlackBerry a chance, you'll be happy you tried it. Don't like it? Bring it back after a week, as I did with the defective Nokia
Good: Looks like a decent phone on paper
Bad: Poor build quality, Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile, Poor battery life
Comment: I traded this phone in for a BlackBerry Z30 and am so happy I did. Never liked the Nokia/Windows OS sucked. Silly tiles. Battery life sucks. Then in literally broke, after a mere two weeks of emails and video conferencing. The iPhone screen is too small. Chose a BlackBerry and has been a great phone, battery lasts for ever and more intuititive than the Nokia.
If your Nokia breaks early on, return it, as lesser exchange period than other makes which they don't tell you up front. CNET loses credibility for rating this product so much higher than users.
Bad: non removable battery
Comment: wp8 not working some time phone is not working properly fail fail lumia 625, in lumia 520 there is no flash .what is going nokia engeeners so many mistakes ,i always by only nokia prodect i am using my n8 only now i am going to micromax
Comment: non removable battery always nokia problem is hang removable battery help problem if battery is not doing proper work you through the phone like cdma .bakwas lumia 720,625 fail microsoft.please dont waste money .you buy always removable batterys phone
Bad: Screen resolution
Comment: Fed up with Andrain and IOS.
I have a Lumia 820 similar specs.
WP8 is a fast clear nice looking os.
Battery life is reasonable better than Andrain and ios.
Yes the app store isn't as big but 99% of apps only get used once and then never again.
The major apps are available.
Solid body means drop it and it most probably survive.
And Wp8 is a very good operating system.
Comment: dont like os
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