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If you’re looking to get your hands on a new phone for New Year then now is about the time to start getting serious about looking. There have been some windows phones of 2012 released that could change the previous decision you told yourself you were set on. If you want to know what’s hot for the cold month of December then read on my friends!

10.Nokia Lumia 505

Nokia Lumia 505 that was surfaced earlier this month has gone official for Mexico. The design of the Lumia 505 is similar to the Lumia 800.

It comes with a 3.7-inch (800 x 480 pixels) AMOLED clear black display and runs on Windows Phone 7.8.

It has a 8MP EDOF camera, unlike the other Lumia devices that has auto focus camera.

It is 11.3 mm thick and weighs 131 grams. No details about the processor yet, but it is likely to come with a 800 MHz Snapdragon S1 processor similar to Lumia 510.

It has 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and GPS/A-GPS. It comes with FM Radio, 256MB RAM, 4GB internal memory with expansion slot similar to the Lumia 510. It has 1300 mAh battery.

The Nokia Lumia 505 comes in Black, Pink and Red and would head to Telcel network in Mexico. No details about the pricing or availability yet.

9. Nokia Lumia 900

Nokia Lumia 900 is a Windows Phone-powered smartphone, first unveiled on January 9, 2012 by Nokia at Consumer Electronics Show 2012, where it won the Best Smartphone award in January 2012.

The phone has 4G LTE support and was released in April, 2012. Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3″ (109 mm) display and a ClearBlack AMOLED 800×480 capacitive touchscreen. It has a one-piece polycarbonate body and is available in black, cyan, magenta, and white.

Features differentiating Lumia 900 from Lumia 800 are the bigger 4.3" (109 mm) display, a substantially higher capacity battery, fourth generation network (4G LTE) support, and a front-facing second camera for video calling. The Lumia 900 was the flagship smartphone of the Lumia range until the release of its successor, the Lumia 920.

8. Samsung Ativ S

The Samsung Ativ S (GT-I8750) is a touchscreen, slate smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics running the Windows Phone 8 operating system. The Ativ S is Samsung's first device to run Windows Phone 8, and with its unveiling at IFA 2012 in Berlin, it was also the first Windows Phone 8 device to be officially unveiled as well.

7. Nokia Lumia 620

The Nokia Lumia 620 is a smartphone designed, developed and marketed by Nokia. It is the successor to the Lumia 610, and is one of the first Nokia phones to implement Windows Phone 8 alongside the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820. Although sharing a similar name with the Lumia 610, the Lumia 620 is a major overhaul over its predecessor, sporting a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor. It was announced in December 2012 and is expected to sell in January 2013 in Asia, followed by Europe and the Middle East at an estimated street price of USD 249.

Nokia Lumia 620 is featured with 3.8 inch WVGA display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1 Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, Windows Phone 8 OS, 5 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, VGA front-facing camera for video calls, 512 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, 64 GB expandable memory. It also comes with a 3.5mm headset jack, Office 365, Xbox Live, A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, IE9 with the support of HTML 5, 7 GB of Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0 + EDR, NFC, Nokia Drive, Nokia Maps, Bing Maps, up to 61 hours of music playback (in offline mode), up to 9.9 hours of talk-time, up to 330 hours of stand-by time and is powered by 1300 mAh battery.

6. Nokia Lumia 810

Nokia Lumia 810 is a smartphone made by Nokia exclusively for American wireless carrier T-Mobile. It was announced on October 8, 2012. The device runs the Windows Phone 8 operating system and features a 4.3-inch AMOLED WVGA ClearBlack display, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.5Ghz Snapdragon processor, exchangeable shells (cyan and black) and wireless charging. It supports T-Mobile's 4G network.


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