Nokia Lumia 625 is officially announced today. The big 4.7-inch WVGA screen handset is probably the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device featuring high-speed 4G LTE internet access. It's just a €220 (without taxes or operator subsidies) device that will be available in third quarter of the current year. This Lumia device is the Nokia's biggest till date in terms of screen size though 800 x 480p display resolution is almost same with current Lumia devices.
The big hero provides larger view of everything you want to watch even under direct Sunlight. The large touch screen features enhanced color option, Sunlight readability power, high brightness mode, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and super sensitive touch. While the 4G LTE network will provide users 10 times faster speed for online video services
Nokia product manager Vinay Jayakumar states, “The transition to 4G is gathering pace. With a super-fast internet connection, there’s a real demand for big, beautiful screens that help bring all the content to life – this is where the Nokia Lumia 625 arrives with a really competitive price to match.”
The Nokia Lumia 625 is featuring a stand-out design with rounded surfaces all over and its finishing is really matt. Specifications include a 1.2GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage that can be extended up to 64GB via SD card, 2000 mAh battery that can lasts up to 15.2 hours for talk time only. Measuring 133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15 mm in size, it weighs only 159g. It is actually thin in size than Lumia 920 despite of its large screen.
5MP camera with LED flash and autofocus is there. It can capture 1080p video at 30fps using built-in Smart Camera and Cinemagraph apps. Connectivity options include USB2.0, 3.5 mm audio connector and WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n. Nokia's Navigation apps like HERE Maps, HERE Drive and HERE Transit will help users in searching places and transport options. The latest Amber update is also there. Nokia Music app gives user freedom to seamlessly stream or download ad-free, subscription-free music on Lumia 625. Coloud BOOM headphones provide user best audio experience.
This big hero of Nokia Lumia family comes in 5 different casing color options of orange, white, black, yellow and bright green. Nokia Lumia 625 will launch in third quarter of current year for sale on Vodafone, EE, O2, Phones4U and Carphone Warehouse. It will come first to China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America for €220/£200.