Nokia Lumia 630 and Nokia Lumia 635 are almost similar to one another in every aspect, be it camera , display, processor and all the other aspects. The thing that distinguishes these low cost phones of Lumia series is that Lumia 635 supports 4G network service whereas Lumia 630 does not. L635 was launched in the market by Nokia to compete with the low range 4G smartphones that have recently been launched by other smartphone companies. L630 can be considered a non-4G cousin of L635. Both of these windows smartphones have an almost same price tag. Cost of Lumia 630 is USD 222 whereas Lumia 635 will cost USD 247.

 Nokia’s entry level Windows phone smartphones have become the most successful smartphones in the market. These successful entry level Windows phone smartphones include Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 525 and now two new phone have been introduced in this segment- The all new Nokia Lumia 635 and Nokia Lumia 630. Lumia 635 was announced by Nokia in April, 2014. Nokia promises to give a faster, better, smarter 4G user experience with it’s newly launched handset which comes with the latest version of Windows Phone- Windows phone 8.1 pre installed. Microsoft has started taking pre-orders for Lumia 635. With the launch of this Windows smart, the Microsoft owned Nokia is offering it’s customers an impressive Windows smartphone with impressive specifications at a low price and without any contract. Unlike the previous Windows smartphones that came with Windows phone 8 pre installed in them, this phone comes pre installed with the newer 8.1 version, so you do not need to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

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Nokia Lumia 635 and Nokia Lumia 630 run on a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset with a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU which is really powerful for this small device and does the work it is supposed to do. A Adreno 305 graphical processing unit (GPU) is present in the phones which helps in providing very good graphical interface to the users. If we talk about the sensors, an Accelerometer is present in the devices. The browser of the phones supports HTML 5 and it has a FM radio and supports Global Positioning System (GPS). The Dolby sound enhancement system gives a crystal clear sound while listening music on headphones, earphones and plug-in speakers. A micro sim is supported by the phones like all other Lumia varients. The dimensions of the phones- 129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm, 78.5 cc (5.10 x 2.63 x 0.36 in) makes them slim and easy to fit in hand and it weighs 134 g (4.73 oz), which is quiet light.

Internal storage memory provided in Lumia 635 and Lumia 630 is a basic 8 GB which can be further expanded to 128 GB by inserting a micro sd card. 512 MB ram is provided to the phone which is quiet low as compared to the other smartphones of the same segment. Other features of the phones are:

  •  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • SNS integration
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
  • MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
  • 7GB free SkyDrive storage
  • Document viewer
  • Video/photo editor
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input

Lumia 630 is powered by a removable Li-Ion 1830 mAh battery (BL-5H) whereas in Lumia 635 the same battery is non removable, which gives them a stand by time of up to 648 h, talk time of up to 12 h (2G) / up to 14 h (3G) and music play of up to 58 h.

Now coming to the Software and user-interface part of the Windows phones. Nokia Lumia 635 and 630 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1. The user interface of this phone is very smooth and it is fun using this device. Applications in the square boxes, which you can scroll from up to down or from left to right looks really cool.

 

COMPARISON

SPECIFICATIONS NOKIA LUMIA 635 NOKIA LUMIA 630
Camera
  • Primary: 5 mp, 2592 x 1944 px, Auto focus
  • Front camera:NOT AVAILABLE
  • Video: 720p@30fps, video stabilization

 

  • Primary: 5 mp, 2592 x 1944 px, Auto focus
  • Front camera:NOT AVAILABLE
  • Video: 720p@30fps

 

Display
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size:4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 480 X 854
  • Pixel Density:218 ppi
  • 16M colors

 

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size:4.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 480 X 854
  • Pixel Density:218 ppi
  • 16M colors
Screen
  • Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 3,
  • Screen: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Clear Black display

 

  • Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 3,
  • Screen: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Clear Black display

 

Dimensions
  • 129.5 mm (height) 66.7 mm (width) 9.2 mm (thickness)

 

  • 129.5 mm (height) 66.7 mm (width) 9.2 mm (thickness)

 

Weight
  • 185g

 

  • 134g

 

Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1

 

  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1

 

Memory
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Internal Storage:8 GB
  • Expandable: 128 GB

 

  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Internal Storage:8 GB
  • Expandable: 128 GB

 

Processor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • Quad-core, 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Adreno 305 GPU

 

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • Quad-core, 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Adreno 305 GPU

 

Network
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G

 

  • 2G
  • 3G
Charging
  • Micro USB

 

  • Micro USB

 

AV connector
  • 3.5 mm

 

  • 3.5 mm

 

Bluetooth
  • v4.0

 

  • v4.0,A2DP

 

Communication
  • Email
  • MMS
  • Messeging (Threaded View)
  • Instant Messaging
  • Multiple SMS Detection

 

  • Email
  • MMS
  • Messeging (Threaded View)
  • Instant Messaging
  • Multiple SMS Detection

 

Battery
  • Li-Ion 1830 mAh battery (BL-5H)

 

  • Li-Ion 1830 mAh battery (BL-5H)

 

Talktime
  • up to 12h (2G)
  • Up to 10 h (3G)

 

  • up to 16h 20min (2G)
  • Up to 13 h 10min (3G)

 

Playback
  • Music Play:  58 h

 

  • Music Play:  58 h

 

Price
  • (USD) $247 approx.
  • (USD) $247 approx.