After teasing "something big" was coming on its blog yesterday, Nokia today officially revealed the answer: The wallet-friendly Lumia 625 sporting Nokia's largest screen on a Windows Phone to date.
The new Nokia Lumia 625 has a large 4.7-inch LCD display and five swappable candy-colored shells, which come in orange, yellow, bright green, white, and black. Nokia said the 4G LTE-ready phone would go on sale in China, India, and other countries outside the U.S. in the next few months. Estimated price tag is 220 euros.
Behind that big screen is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone: The Lumia 625 has a 1.2-GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 512 MB RAM, 2,000mAh battery, and 8 GB internal storage?expandable to 64GB via MicroSD card. It sports a 5-megapixel camera with 1080p recording and a front-facing VGA shooter.
The phone also comes bundled with Nokia?s music, photography, and navigation apps: Nokia Music, Nokia Smart Camera, Nokia Cinemagraph, and the HERE suite?Maps, Drive, and Transport.
- Display: 4.7 inch WVGA @ 201ppi with Sunlight Readability Enhancement, High Brightness Mode, Color Enhancement and Super Sensitive Touch
- Battery: 2000 mAh; talk time ? up to 15.2 hours (3G)
- Processor: 1.2GHz, Dual Core Snapdragon S4
- Size/Weight: 133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15 mm, 159g
- Connectivity: USB2.0, BT 4.0+ LE, WLAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n, A-GPS and Glonass, 3.5 mm audio connector
- Camera: 5-megapixel autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps; VGA front facing camera
- Memory: 512MB RAM; 8GB storage with support for up to 64GB SD card