Paris: Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia on Wednesday announced new Windows Phone 8 member the Lumia 620 at LeWeb 2012 in Paris.
Nokia is betting heavily on its range of high-end Lumia smartphones, based on Microsoft Corp’s Windows platform, as it battles fast-growing rivals including iPhone-maker Apple Inc and vendors of Android-based handsets such as South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
Lumia 620 features:
- 3.8-inch TFT screen at WVGA resolution (800 x 480)
- 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor,
- 512 gig of RAM
- 8GB of internal storage, expandable by microSD (up to 64GB cards supported)
- 5-megapixel shooter with LED flash capable of recording 720p video occupies the back
- VGA front camera
- WiFi and WCDMA 3G with NFC
- Bluetooth 3.0
- 1,300mAh battery
$249 (excluding taxes and subsidies)
According to Engadget, the smartphone will be released in January next year, first in Asia, then expanding to Europe, the Middle East and other territories later.