Nokia have revealed their latest addition to their Windows Phone 8 powered Lumia series line up the Nokia Lumia 620 at the Le Web Conference in Paris. The device was announced being the cheapest of their Lumia series priced at $249 (BHD 94) thereby making it the cheapest Windows Phone 8 powered smart phone. The device will start its sales in January 2013 in the Asia – Pacific region, Middle East and Africa and later in Canada and Europe.
The smart phone will be 115.4 x 61.1 x 11.02 mm weighing 127g (including battery). It will feature a 3.8-inch WVGA display (800 x 480 pixel) with ‘Clear Black’ technology powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus dual core processor with 8GB of onboard storage and 512MB RAM with a battery Talk time: up to 14.6 hours on GSM/ 9.9 hours on WCDMA and standby time: up to 330 hours.
The device will also offer a five megapixel rear camera and a front-facing VGA resolution camera to support video calling. It is also supposedly thought to have NFC capabilities but it is not confirmed. The phone will be available in seven colour options including lime green, orange, magenta, yellow, cyan, white and black and will support exchangeable shells in gloss and matte finishes although the complete color range might not reach all the regions as usual.
Alike its elder siblings Lumia 820 and 920, the Lumia 620 will also have Nokia’s favourite camera specialties such as City Lens, the augmented-reality layer and Cinemagraph, Nokia Maps and Music apps which are aimed to help Nokia distinguish it’s devices from those of other manufacturers using the same Windows Phone operating system. This Nokia Lumia 620 with the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device in the global market priced at $249 (BHD 94) will be a killer deal making the Windows Phone 8 more affordable.