Lumia 735: 5 reasons to buy the selfie phone

Microsoft Mobile launched the Lumia 735, a Windows Phone 8.1-powered smartphone in September last year. The main highlight of the mid-range Windows handset is a 5MP wide-angle front camera for selfie lovers. Apart from a decent front-facing snapper, there are a lot of reasons to buy the Lumia735, including interchangeablecolour shells, wireless charging, software and more. The Redmond-based tech giant hasn’t yet launched the smartphone in India till date, but is expected to arrive soon.

If you are waiting for the Lumia 735 to arrive in India, mentioned below are the top five reasons for you to buy the selfie-centric Windows phone.


The Microsoft Lumia 735 sports a 4.7-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels, which is covered with a slightly curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer for protection against scratches. With an HD resolution screen device offers immersive media experience with vivid colours.

On the first glance, design wise, the Lumia 735 looks like the high-end Lumia 920 or Lumia 1020. The smartphone is designed with rounded minimalist plastic shell, which you can change as per your taste with other colour options. So, overall design of the handset is another reason to get the Lumia 735.

If you are a selfie person and looking for a budget device with decent front-imaging features, the Lumia 735 is for you. The smartphone brings a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter that with a wide-angle lens, and f/2.0 aperture produces well-lit selfies. Thanks to the wide-angle, lens of the front camera, three people can easily fit in a group selfie. Coming to the rear camera, the Lumia 735 sports a rather mediocre 6.7-MP sensor with a wide-angle f/1.9 lens and an LED flash.


Windows Phone 8.1 operating system is a good reason to buy the Lumia 735. The smartphone has also got the Lumia Denim update, with all the unique features available only to the Lumia series Windows phone handsets. The device brings Cortana, an Apple Siri like voice-assistant. With deep tie-ins with various social networks, Windows Phone offers enhanced notifications via Live Tiles and more. Other notable software highlights of the phone include Word Flow keyboard that gives you swipe-based typing, Beemer screen sharing, full-fledged Skype experience, Xbox Video, and more. In addition, Microsoft recently has just given another good reason to grab the Lumia 735 by announcing that Windows Phone 8.1 users will get Windows 10 upgrade for free.

Solid performance and wireless charging
Last but not the least, performance and wireless charging are other reasons to buy the Lumia 735. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, the smartphone offers 4G LTE and solid performance in its segment. The performance is further enhanced by 1GB of RAM, and an Adreno 305 graphics processor. The device is backed by a 2,220mAh battery so you don’t need to worry about running out. The phone’s interchangeable back panels are equipped with a wireless charging plate, so you can charge the handset without fuss and wires.

Wrap up –The Lumia 735 looks like the rear successor to Nokia’s Lumia 620. The smartphone is priced a bit higher at around Rs 21,000 than the Lumia 620, but for the price delivers fine build quality, decent display, a powerful processor, and good selfie shooter. So, will you be buying the Lumia 735 or have any other device in mind, share your choice in the comment section.

Author Bio: The author is an expert in mobile technology and loves to write about different handsets launched. He has listed the specifications Microsoft Lumia 735 for the readers to make an informed buying decision.


D-Techz is an admin at techybloggerz and a part time blogger who love technology and likes to try on new stuff especially something that related to computers, gadgets, and games. Technology always comes as long as you follow them:)

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