So after unveiling the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820, the Finnish phone manufacturer has now announced the most affordable member of the Lumia-Windows Phone 8 family. Just like the other two, it will come in various youthful colors and it’s honed with the new “dual-shot color technique”. Let’s meet, the Nokia Lumia 620!
So what is the dual-shot color technique? According to Nokia, “Dual-shot adds a second layer of colored, transparent or translucent polycarbonate on top of a base layer to produce secondary colour blends and depth effects.” Moreover, the Nokia Lumia 620 will have seven cases to choose from so there will always be one that fits your mood. Cool, eh?
Nokia Lumia 620 Specs and Features
Despite being a budget Windows Phone 8 device, the Nokia Lumia 620 carries a a 3.8-inch WVGA display which has the same screen quality as the Lumia 820 and 920, that means readability on direct sunlight will be very impressive.
UPDATE: Here’s our Nokia Lumia 620 Review
The Nokia Lumia 620 will unleash a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, 512MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage to spice up the phone’s performance. And if 8GB is not enough for you, it also supports the integration of a microSD up to 64GB!
For music lovers, the Nokia Lumia 620 is just perfect. It will come with a Nokia Purity Pro Stereo Headset by Monster which will definitely give a beautiful sound quality. If you’re just alone and if you want to make some noise, the JBL PlayUp Portable for Nokia will be a great buddy as well.
Do you love taking photos? Well, you can now jump in joy because the exclusive Nokia Lenses can also be found on the Lumia 620’s 5-megapixel camera. With that, you can take advantage of its impeccable capabilities such as Smart Shoot and Cinemagraph. A VGA front-facing camera is also there to go with the deep-integration of Skype on Windows Phone 8, making it even better to use. Other stellar features include Nokia HERE, Drive, and Maps. In terms of connectivity options, it has Bluetooth, 3G, Wi-Fi, and NFC. A 1300mAh battery will be holding the phone up as you go through the day with regular usage.
Nokia Lumia 620 Price and Availability in the Philippines
The price of Nokia Lumia 620 is only $249 USD excluding taxes and subsidies. It will be available in various colors such as cyan, magenta, lime green, yellow, white, black, and orange so choosing which color to pick will be a big head ache.
The Nokia Lumia 620 will begin shipping in January 2013 on Asia and will be closely followed by Europe and Middle East. We’ll update this post immediately once we get details regarding the launch in the Philippines.
Who’s excited for the Lumia 620? I am!
UPDATE: Nokia Lumia 620 will be available in the Philippines on February 16 with a Php11,600 price tag. Here’s our full review of the Nokia Lumia 620.