Nokia has officially unveiled the Lumia 625, a budget smartphone which will be successor to the mid-range Windows Phone-based Lumia 620. The revelation sports a 4.7-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) display, comprises a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 512MB RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. Additionally users get a microSD slot for storage expansion. The Lumia 625 is a 4G-capable smartphone and this device will be price at €220 before taxes and subsidies. It is expected to be €400 less than the newly released 1020.
The device features the Gorilla Glass 2 display along with the facilitation of Nokia’s extra sensitive touch technology. Thus the device can be easily operated while on gloves or even with your nail. The Lumia 625 comes along with Nokia’s signature camera apps like Smart Cam, Cinemagraph and Panorama. It has a 5-megapixel camera that helps in capturing video in 1080p at 30fps.
The Lumia 625 features 4G LTE connectivity and it will be available various colors like orange, yellow, green, white and black along-with a number of changeable shells during the time that it launches in the third quarter of 2013. The handset will retail at €220 and come to China, Europe, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa and Latin America initially.
After launching the high end Lumia 1020 previously, the Nokia Lumia 625 arrives in the price bracket of mid-range Android and the launch of such a drive will surely help in acquiring large amount of market share. As Samsung continues its ascendance in the Smartphone market, the unveiling of such a device will help Nokia focus again with respect to the device-for-every-price-point strategy adopted by Samsung.