Nokia announces low end Lumia 620 Windows 8 smartphone

Nokia Lumia 620

Nokia Lumia 620

Nokia is going further down the food chain with Windows phone 8. Previously there was Lumias 920 and 820 for the global market running Windows 8, this was clearly setting the entry bar high. The lower price levels were restricted to outdated Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device the Lumia 510. These were said to go up-to Windows 7.8 at the furthest, and the update primed to start rolling out in January of 2013.

Nokia has today announced the Lumia 620 to take this entry level business close. Lumia 620 takes on the design of the Lumia 820 with a hint of Lumia 510. Nokia is also a rainbow company, so you would naturally expect them to launch with several colours, this one will sport 7 colours, these being lime green, orange, magenta, yellow, cyan, white and black.

Lumia 620 will don some of the nice things Nokia has for higher end smartphones like Nokia Lenses, Nokia Transport, Smart Shoot, Cinemagraph lens, Nokia Maps and Nokia Music. You realize Nokia Music cannot work on the Lumia 510 as it has quite low memory at 256MB, the Lumia 620 has 512.

Nokia Lumia 620 Specifications:

  • Windows Phone 8 OS
  • 3.8″ TFT WVGA 800 x 480 Clear Black
  • 1Ghz Dual Core QUalcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB Internal memory with microSD support upto 64GB 7GB Skydrive
  • 5Mp camera AF, LED Flash and Front VGA
  • Video capture is HD 720p@30fps
  • Dimensions are 115 x 61.1 x 11.02mm and weighs 127g
  • Wi-Fi, WLAN, Bluetooth 3.0, NFC
  • 1300mAh BL-4J Battery, gives 9.9hrs talktime on WCDMA and 14hrs on GSM


  1. […] Nokia announced the Lumia 620 towards the end of last year, 2012, actually on the 5th of December, it left a good taste in the mouths of Windows 8 enthusiasts who would otherwise not spend the sum that the devices up the food chain ala the Lumia 920 and 820 would demand. Priced at just $50 above the Windows 7.5 driven Lumia 620, this device actually created a need to wait for users who know the difference between Windows 7.5/7.8 and Windows 8. Particularly in my home country Kenya, there is more to it that resizeable tiles. […]

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