Nokia Announces Affordable Lumia 625 With 4.7 Inch Screen And LTE


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Nokia teased us yesterday with something BIG. And that BIG thing is finally here. Nokia has announced the Lumia 625 as the latest addition to their portfolio of Windows Phone 8 devices. Lumia 625 is the first device in the Lumia family as well as whole Windows Phone 8 portfolio to feature the 4.7 inch screen. The 4.7 inch has WVGA resolution with 201 ppi.The screen of the Lumia 625 is protected by the Gorilla Glass 2 and comes with various Nokia special enhancements such as super sensitive touch, color enhancements, sunlight readability and high brightness mode.

Lumia 625 shares its internals with the Lumia 620 with a slightly fast CPU. It comes with 1.2 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 CPU with 512 MB RAM. The Lumia 625 will have 5MP AF camera with an LED flash. Compared to other Lumia phones with similar hardware, Lumia 625 seems to have benefited from the faster CPU as it provides 1080p video recording at 30 fps. Lumia 625 will also have front facing VGA camera. On the connectivity front the Lumia 625 will boast microUSB, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi(b/g/n). The phone will run on 2G and 3G and even supports 4G/LTE networks thereby bringing fast connectivity to the masses.

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Lumia 625 will be powered by 2000 mAh battery. Also, it’ll come with latest Amber update for Lumia phones pre-installed. Lumia 625 will be available in orange, yellow, bright green, white and black with support for interchangable shells. Lumia 625 will start selling from in Q3 and will be initially available in China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. It’ll cost 220 Euros or USD 290.

Nokia Lumia 625 specifications:

1. CPU: Qualcomm Snadragon S4 Dual Core processor @ 1.2GHz; RAM: 512 MB

2. Memory: 8GB internal; expandable upto 64GB via microSD; 7GB SkyDrive storage

3. Screen: 4.7″ WVGA; Gorilla Glass 2; Super sensitive touch.

4. Connectivity: 2G/3G/4G; Bluetooth 4.0+LE; Wi-Fi(b/g/n).

5. Camera: 5MP AF w/ LED flash; 1080p FullHD videos @ 30fps; VGA front facing.

6. OS: Windows Phone 8 with Lumia Amber update.

7. Battery: 2000 mAh


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