With its takeover of Nokia in 2011, Windows phones have created a niche for themselves. It is the 3rd kind of operating system for phones, after iOS and Android systems. The reviews have been positive for the Windows phone, and the distinct features that it has to offer.
With other companies also opting for a Windows based OS, it is rising in popularity. There have been different versions of Windows phone like Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1 and others. The current partnered mobile phones also carry the latest version of the system.
These phones perform well and have a version to suit all needs. It doesn’t matter if you like photography, streaming of videos, or music, it suits all tastes. So if you are looking to get your hands on one of these phones, here are a select few that you can buy this year:
HP Elite x3
HP is another brand that has embraced the Windows OS in its phones. HP Elite is like a mini PC in your hand. Featuring an AMOLED screen of 5.96 inches, it also offers Quad HD display. This phone also allows you to take breathtaking pictures with its 16 MPs camera.
Since it runs the Windows system, it can easily sync with your desktop. The processor suits computers but now carries features of a smart phone. Investing in this phone is like getting a portable work computer for when you are on the go. This phone defines business, all in your hand.
Microsoft Lumia 950XL
This phone has Windows 10, a 5.7 inch display, wireless charging, and a 20MP camera among other features. It also comes with an internal storage of 32GB with 3GB RAM. If you are security freak, then this phone is best for you. It comes with an iris scanner. It also comes with Microsoft continuum support. Cortana is the voice assistant that you will find here.
If you are looking for a phone that meets all your basic requirements and then some, this is perfect for you. It is not only smart in terms of performance, but is also good on your pocket!
Microsoft Lumia 650
A lightweight phone with an internal storage of 16GB, this phone is also good looking. It features a 200 mAH Li-ion removable battery and a talk time of 19 hours (3G). The display is 5 inches with OLED capacity screen. It also comes with an 8MP camera for beautiful and sharp pictures.
Among many other features, Lumia 650 comes with Windows 10 and Quad-core of 1.3 Ghz too. So if you are looking for a budget phone that meets the specs of an excellent smart phone, this is for you!
There are many other phones available in the Windows segment. Do check out these before you settle on any other phone.