New Windows Phone: Fun, Fast and Affordable Nokia Lumia 625

The affordable priced Lumia 625 is Nokia’s largest Windows Phone so far, with a 4.7-inch LCD screen and 4G Internet access.

RRP: 220 Euros (before taxes and subsidies), available in selected regions in Q3 2013.

Available in orange, yellow, bright green, white and black in an array of changeable shells.

Available in orange, yellow, bright green, white and black in an array of changeable shells.

The Nokia Lumia 625 includes many innovations found in the recently announced flagship Nokia Lumia 1020.

Nokia Lumia 625
OS Windows Phone 8
Screen 4.7″ IPS LCD
Resolution 800 x 480 WVGA @ 201ppi
Battery 2,000 mAh
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
Camera Rear: 5mp
Front: VGA
Video 1080p@30fps
Memory Int: 8 GB
Ext: 64 GB microSD
Size /mm 133.2 x 72.2 x 9.2
Weight 159 g
Price 220 Euros

These include a range of integrated camera applications such Nokia Smart Camera and Nokia Cinemagraph.

Nokia Smart Camera offers a burst of 7 shots for capturing of action sequences or removal of unwanted objects from the photo.

Nokia Cinemagraph incorporates movement into still photos by recording animated GIF images.

The successor to the Nokia Lumia 620 has a screen resolution (201ppi) that’s roughly half that of other pricier large-screen smartphones like the Samsung GALAXY S4.

The Nokia Lumia 625 is planned to begin selling in China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America in Q3 2013.

The Nokia Lumia 625 is powered by Windows Phone 8 and ships with the Nokia Lumia Amber update.

Planned availability of Q3 2013 in China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Estimated RRP: 220 Euros.

Planned availability of Q3 2013 in China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Estimated RRP: 220 Euros.

Live Tiles update direct to the home screen, while People Hub makes it easy to stay connected with friends and family.

BOOM headphones with Nokia Lumia 625.

BOOM headphones with Nokia Lumia 625.

Windows Phone 8 also includes Xbox Live, Microsoft Office, and 7GB of online SkyDrive storage to simply make life easier.

There are currently more than 165,000 apps available for Windows phones – including Vimeo, Temple Run and WhatsApp.

The Nokia Lumia 625 allows up to 64GB of additional content storage with its SD memory card support.

Nokia has teamed with Coloud to create BOOM headphones that combine audio prowess with excellent value, and integrated microphone and buttons for voice calls and music control.

Two differentiators for Nokia against other smartphones: organic Nokia Music and Nokia HERE navigation and location apps.

Two differentiators for Nokia against other smartphones: organic Nokia Music and Nokia HERE navigation and location apps.

Nokia Music provides unlimited streaming of ad-free mixes without registration or subscription, plus the ability to download mixes for listening offline with the Nokia Lumia 625.

The Nokia Lumia 625 offers maps and location experiences from HERE, providing free maps, turn-by-turn navigation and public transport guidance.

More detailed technical specifications of the Nokia Lumia 625 can be found here.

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