Nokia Announces New Lumia 620, The Cheapest Windows Phone 8 Device Till Date

Nokia today announced the most affordable Windows Phone 8 device to date called Lumia 620. The device will 3.8-inch display has the same sunlight readability enhancements as the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 and will come in variety of interesting new colours and textures. You can change the back of the device with exchangeable shells.

It comes with 5-megapixel camera and front-facing VGA camera and other Nokia exclusive apps such as Nokia Drive+ and Nokia Music. It also features NFC and will cost around $249 USD and will be in January 2013 in Asia, followed closely by Europe and the Middle East before expanding further.

Nokia Lumia 620
Operating System Windows Phone 8
Display 3.8-inch TFT WVGA 800×480
ClearBlack
Battery 1300 mAh
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon(TM) S4 processor with 1 Ghz dual-core CPUs
Camera Main: 5MP Autofocus, LED flashFront-facing camera: VGA
Memory 512MB RAM
8GB mass memory (Micro SD support up to 64GB)
7GB free Microsoft SkyDrive storage

The device brings quality Windows Phone 8 handsets to its lowest level yet, and opens up wide swathes of the market to the operating system which was previously believed to be inaccessible. With Nokia strength and previous customer base being the low cost market I expect this device to seriously boost Windows Phone 8 sales.

Source: Nokia


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