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Change of topic; let’s now discuss the top 5 racing games that are popular on Nokia’s Windows Phone 1 GHz dual core, 5 MP popular camera phone. Please note that these are listed here not as per the number of downloads from the Windows Phone Store but based on feedback and personal opinion. Feel free to deck up your Nokia Lumia 520 device with these games and more from the Windows Phone Store

Windows Phone 8

Racing games download for Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone 8

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit This INR 260, 113 MB download racing game app with a free trial available by publisher Electronic Arts  is a game wherein you can race upto 20 precision performance cars such as the Ferrari, Lamborghini, etc. across 24 day and night tracks on different race tracks around the world. This game is from the venerable Electronic Arts publisher renowned for making quality immersive games experience. You can even play a cop and catch the runaways.

Need for speed hot pursuit

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit download

Asphalt 8 Airborne : This INR 55, 819 MB download with a free trial available racing game app by publisher Gameloft is a game wherein you can race upto 47 high performance cars and on race tracks at exotic locations around the world such as Venice and Guiana and do stunts with them while in the air using ramps. Simultaneous multiplayer action supported for up to 8 real opponents.

Asphalt 8 Airborne

Asphalt 8 Airborne download

Turbo Racing League: This 35MB free racing game app from publisher PikPok, is all about the turbocharged Pixar snail character Turbo who has to race, slide, drift and jump on 9 unique race tracks and in special race events such as Time Trials, Slalom and Rival Races. Race on Turbo!

Turbo Racing League Windows Phone

Turbo Racing League download

Space Rider: This free 7MB racing game app by publisher Pri Machine, is a arcade style racing game in which a spaceship is raced along a track out of five given tracks and there are upto 4 enemy ships that need combating while racing on. Fun, and exciting, with social sharing on Facebook and Twitter.

Space Rider Windows Phone

Space Rider download

Stay on the Road: This free 8MB simple car racing game by publisher AdrianoSastre reminds one of the 80s era racing game simulators in which the objective is to maneuver a car on a racing track through myriad challenges at the same time while managing to stay on the road, hence the name, exciting and challenging to say the least, and a bit nostalgic too.

StayOnTheRoad windows phone

Stay on the Road download

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One of the more popular Windows 8 OS phones out on the market right now, the Nokia Lumia 520 with its 1 GHz dual core processor and 5 MP camera sees plenty of downloads from the Windows Marketplace for Applications or the Windows Phone Market.There are plenty of genres of apps available on the Windows Marketplace store for the Windows 8 Operating System phone, however, here are some of the top productivity Apps that one can download for the Nokia Lumia 520 from the Windows Phone Apps Store:

Windows Phone 8

1. Financial Diary: This INR 55 expense tracker app from Publisher Windows8PhoneApps is a simple to use app that allows you to record income/ expenses create reports, charts and graphs and has full SkyDrive integration.

Financial Diary Windows Phone

Financial Diary Download

2. DropBox: With the dropbox app for windows 8 you can easily browse all your files, view all your pictures, watch your videos with a tap and best of all this 1.6 MB download allows you to upload , download browse, rename, move or preview all your files and folders through the cloud. Also share any file, photo, or folder with Share Charm.

Dropbox Windows Phone

DropBox Download

3. Toolbox: This 13.2 MB free App from App Publisher Vectorform LLC includes 15 tools at once including a web browser, a calculator, a unit converter, Facebook, Weather, Notifier, Voice Notes, Doodle, Stopwatch, Notes, Twitter, RSS, Tasks, Calendar and World Clock. View and interact with up to six tools at once, in a single workspace, and even dock toolbox into Snap View.

Toolbox Windows Phone

Toolbox Download

4. Yahoo! Mail: This 0.8 MB free App from Sanya Raheja. allows you to send and receive messages from people , share photos and videos and documents, quickly scan messages in your inbox with continuous scroll. With and Easy to use interface, you have pinch to zoom to get a closer look at a message, ability to group messages by subject line to unclutter your inbox and Multiple Yahoo account support.

Yahoo Mail Windows Phone

Yahoo Mail Download

5. CamScanner: This free App by Publisher IntSig International Holding Ltd. lets you convert any Nokia Lumia 520 camera phone into a virtual scanner. With this app, you can AutoDetect and crop scanned images and also email and upload to Sky Drive. Also convert to PDF format easily.

CamScanner Windows Phone

CamScanner Download

I hope some of these apps meet or exceed your expectations be sure to check them out on your Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Marketplace or head over to http://www.windowsphone.com/en-in/storefor more. Sources: Windows Phone Store

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The time Windows phone was launched in the electronics market in 2010. They have created a trend to follow. A plus-point of window operating system is very easy to use. The time got changed with the release of Window Phone 7. The Microsoft failed to achieve target or sales as expected of them. They were incapable to achieve their targets. But the things started moving in the opposite direction with release Nokia Lumia series. There is an addition to the Lumia series. The Nokia Lumia 520 series is stuffed with unique features that tempt many tech lovers. The phone also has a sleek design with a classy look that will definitely grab attention. This beautiful phone comes with an excellent affordable price as per its specification.

Nokia Lumia 520

The Nokia Lumia 520 Smartphone comes with Windows 8 operating system. This Smartphone is stuffed with numerous excellent features of Physical size, Camera with great mega-pixel capacity. This must be one of the rare phone that supports 2.1 Mbps connection speed, with such great speed one can take the advantage of surfing or browsing that too on Windows platform.

But then what is Microsoft Zune? Microsoft Microsoft Zune is the best part. This helps you to manage several things in an easy way by just syncing windows phone with a computer or laptop. Actually Microsoft Zune is nothing but more like a Windows phone PC suite. With the help of this, you are allowed to update your mobile phone’s firmware.

Nokia Lumia 520 PC Suite  software minimum system requirement for Windows PC

  • Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7 or 8. It won’t work on Windows RT and Windows XP SP2 or lower.
  • Mac OS X version 10.7 or later.
  • 1 GHZ 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) CPU
  • 1 Gig RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM
  • Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 7.
  • Internet connection

Nokia Lumia 520 PC Suite download or Zune download

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The new OS has come to the market to compete with the likes of Android, iOS and Blackberry. Over the couple of years, the windows phone market has grown tremendously and the main reason for this has been the budget phones that have come up to take over the 45% of the windows phone market. Windows phone are easy to use and offer a similar user experince across any device manufacture, making it a strong contender across most market segments.So we are rounding up the best budget windows phones under the price of INR 15,000/-

List of WP8 Phones under 15000 rupees

Windows Phone 8

HTC 8S:
HTC was the very first along with Nokia to unveil a Windows Phone 8 powered device in the market and immediately became a great hit owing to the amazing design and looks of the device. This was a very basic device and is still the entry level windows phone from HTC. The specs on this device are pretty simple but then again Windows Phone 8 OS is very light and zippy that it does not require the high end specs of the Android devices to run it smoothly. Full specifications of the HTC 8S are given below.

HTC 8S windows phone

HTC 8S price and full specification:

  • Display: 4” S-LCD display
  • Resolution: 480×800 @ 233 ppi
  • Processor: 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Storage: 4 GB, expandable upto 32 GB
  • Battery: 1700 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP rear
  • OS: Windows Phone 8, upgradable to “Amber”

Price: 14,799/-

Nokia Lumia 620:
This is a lower mid-range Windows device from Nokia. It is 1 step up from the Lumia 520 and 1 step below the Lumia 720. So this phone is actually a mixture of them both. A curvy body, small screen, yet a dual core processor and 512 MB RAM plus adding to it a 5 MP camera with flash and a VGA front facing camera adds to the great touch of the device. So it is a great device from Nokia if you are looking for a not so big device with almost all the features on a budget. Full specifications of the Nokia Lumia 620 are given below.

Nokia Lumia 620

Nokia Lumia 620 price and full specification:

  • Display: 3.8” IPS LCD display
  • Resolution: 480×800 @ 246 ppi
  • Processor: 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Storage: 8 GB, expandable upto 64 GB
  • Battery: 1300 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP rear, 0.3 MP front
  • OS: Windows Phone 8, upgradable to “Amber”

Price: 12,299/-

Nokia Lumia 520:
This is the entry level Windows Phone by Nokia and the cheapest Windows Phone ever that has taken over the budget market level by storm. This phone has been sold more than the Android devices in this price range because of how cheap this phone actually is and that too in India as well as abroad. This phone alone has captured over 70% of the budget level smartphone market and 45% overall of all the windows phone market. This shows how amazing this device actually is. Full specifications of the Nokia Lumia 520 are given below.

Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia Lumia 520 price and full specification:

  • Display: 4” IPS LCD display
  • Resolution: 480×800 @ 233 ppi
  • Processor: 1 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Storage: 8 GB, expandable upto 64 GB
  • Battery: 1430 mAh
  • Camera: 5 MP rear
  • OS: Windows Phone 8, upgradable to “Amber”

Price: 8,699/-

We have rounded up the best Windows Phone 8 devices under the price bracket of INR 15,000/- and all the three devices are pretty amazing and evenly matched at their own price point, though the HTC is a tad too costly for what it is offering because of which Nokia always wins the race by miles and will always continue doing so unless it gets some stiff competition from outside. But we don’t mind until we are getting some amazing devices powered by Windows Phone 8 at such a low cost. So feel free to comment below as to what you think is the best device among the top three and should companies come out with more higher end or a mid-range or budget Windows Phone 8.

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Not everyone can afford a high end flagship phone costing almost a fortune. Hence there is a huge demand for great budget Smartphones as well. People want good phones with good specifications and features for a small price which can not always be possible, but with some compromises, there have come out phones with some really good specs and features for a very cheap cost compared to the flagships. So here today we are going to check out the best budget Smartphones under the price tag of INR 10000.

1. Micromax Canvas 2 Plus:

Micromax Canvas 2 Plus

As the name suggests, this is the upgraded version of the Micromax Canvas 2. The specs are also a bit better in this now with the MediaTek MT6589 Quad core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz coupled with PowerVR SGX531 GPU and 1 GB RAM. Its main attraction is its 5” IPS LCD screen with 480×854 resolution. It is not that high but for the price point it is a great deal with such a huge screen. Also it has a 8 MP snapper at the back capable of HD video recording and also a 2 MP front facing camera for HD video calling over the internet or 3G. It runs Android 4.2 JellyBean out of the box and has 4 GB of internal memory with an expansion slot capable of up to 32 GB. The price at which this phone is available, you got to admit that this is a great steal.

Price: 10000 Rupees

2. Nokia Lumia 520:

Nokia Lumia 520

If you are a beginner in the Smartphone category then the Nokia Lumia 520 is the best phone for you. If you want the experience of a Smartphone minus the hassles and complexity of an Android, then the Windows Phone 8 powered Lumia 520 is your best bet. It is the largest selling Windows phone all over the world. It is not as heavily loaded as some Androids, but it does not even need to be. Windows Phone 8 is a very light and zippy OS that works as smooth as butter even on low specs, hence the specs of Lumia 520, the 1 GHz Dual Core processor, Adreno 305 GPU and 1 GB RAM is enough and perfect to run a phone. Also it has a 4” screen with WXVGA resolution of 800×480 with the super sensitive touch feature where you can use this phone even with gloves on. Add to it the 5 MP camera capable of good quality images in well lit areas because of the absence of a flash and the capability of 480p videos is a great plus point. So for a budget Smartphone, this is actually the best option available.

Price: 8000 Rupees

3. Xolo Q800:

Xolo Q800

This is almost the same phone like the Xolo Q700 barring a few changes. This is also having a 4.5” IPS LCD screen with qHD resolution display. It does not have the One Glass Solution technology on this one. Its PowerVR SGX544 GPU is also clocked higher than the Q700. Though it has the same 1.2 GHz Quad core processor which is not bad by any standard, this phone does have a better camera which is a 8 MP Autofocus camera with an LED flash and a BSI sensor for better low light images. The rest of the features are almost the same like WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, etc. but one let down here is the presence of a smaller 2100 mAh battery which is still not bad. Also with Android 4.2 JellyBean runs out of the box, this is another great phone in the sub-10k category.

Price: 9600 Rupees

4. Xolo Q700:

Xolo Q700

If someone told you that you can get a Quad Core Android phone at less than 10000 price point, what would your first reaction be? Surprise? Excitement? Maybe even doubt your own eyes? But no, it is the truth, the Xolo Q700 does come with a 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor coupled with the PowerVR SGX544 GPU and take this, 1 GB of RAM. And if that is not all, it also has a 4.5” IPS LCD screen with qHD display at 540×960 pixels at 245 ppi which is more pixel density than many of the mid-range devices as well. Add to that Android 4.2 JellyBean running on it with Google Play App Store with which you can download as many applications as you want. It has 4 GB of internal storage available which is expandable to 32 GB. A 5 MP rear camera with LED flash capable of good quality images and videos and also a VGA front camera. But what wins the show is the 2400 mAh battery in it which is way more than what you get in a 20000 phones as well. Though you have to compromise on the extra weight of the phone owing to the battery, but that is not an issue.

Price: 8000 Rupees

5. Sony Xperia E Dual:

Sony Xperia E Dual

This phone is best suited to you if you want a chic phone that is small, cute and yet functional. The Xperia E has dual SIM capabilities and runs Android is more than enough to actually describe it. It has a small 3.5” display with 320×480 pixel resolution and a single core processor which can never shine out among the heavyweights in the list above. The only reason the phone makes in the list is that in spite of all, it still has Android running on it, a 1530 mAh battery, 2 GB of user available storage space with a 32 GB expansion slot available. The problem with other phones is the after sales service in which they lack where Sony scores over the others. You might be well versed with this phone rather than the others which you might have to throw away if they stop working.

Price: 8500 Rupees

We checked out the best budget phones under the price tag of 10000 rupees. These phones are not the powerhouses, but they solve the purpose with a certain ease and you sure won’t be missing out on much at all. So you need to decide a to which phone suits your needs the best when you go out to buy a phone. We know that when you are spending your hard earned money, you do what the best quality products and the phones that we have mentioned above are the ones that will suit you the most. so if you want an Android, you got options available but if you are looking for a phone without the hassles on an Android, shut your eyes and buy the Nokia Lumia 520.