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Nokia Lumia 625: hero of the big screen

Published by Ian Delaney July 23, 2013

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Nokia Lumia 625: hero of the big screen

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Published by Ian Delaney July 23, 2013

Today we’re delighted to announce the Nokia Lumia 625.

The latest member of the Nokia Lumia family combines a big screen and high-speed 4G Internet access to bring a premium entertainment and communication experience at a very affordable price.

The big 4.7-inch screen on the Nokia Lumia 625 offers a larger view of everything that’s important to you. It’s viewable in direct sunlight and offers our super-sensitive touch technology for operation with gloves or nails.

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Tech Specs

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

At the same time, the phone is 4G/LTE-ready, and, delivers mobile entertainment from online video services up to 10x faster.

Product manager Vinay Jayakumar told Conversations, “The transition to 4G is gathering pace. With a super-fast internet connection, there’s a real demand for big, beautiful screens that help bring all the content to life – this is where the Nokia Lumia 625 arrives with a really competitive price to match.”

The Nokia Lumia 625 is also notable for its stand-out design, something Nokia is famous for with the award-winning Lumia range. Vinay says it’s the element of the phone that makes him most proud. Rounded surfaces all over – even down to the edges of the glass – give the phone an organic feel like a smooth pebble. Together with a matt finish, this is a smartphone that you want to roll around in your hand.

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Orange starts the range

Available in orange, yellow, bright green, white and black, the layered polycarbonate on the changeable shells gives the surface of the Lumia 625 a translucent quality that signals an evolution in materials design. We cover this and the other design aspects more closely in a separate interview.

The Nokia Lumia 625 comes with all the amazing Nokia apps and services that enrich the navigation, entertainment and imaging possibilities of the Windows Phone 8 operating system. It also comes with the latest Lumia Amber update.

Nokia Smart Camera and Cinemagraph let you make the most of the autofocus camera on the back, and the images will look incredible on the big screen.

Whenever you want to search for places and get there on foot, by car or public transport, HERE Maps, HERE Drive and HERE Transit are available to you.

Last but certainly not least, it comes with the mighty Nokia Music, which offers ad-free, subscription-free music that you can seamlessly stream or download on your Lumia 625. Complement the great audio experience with the brand new Coloud BOOM headphones!ice_lollies

Sounds good? The Nokia Lumia 625 will ship in quarter three for around €220 before any local taxes or operator subsidies.

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