Nokia Lumia 620 Review

Nokia Lumia 620 is a smartphone designed and manufactured by Nokia. Loaded with breathtaking features and boasting of impressive technological specifications, this smartphone from Nokia is surely one to give all others a run for their money. While most smartphone makers have been proudly using Google’s Android operating system to power their smartphones.

Nokia Lumia 620 Review

Nokia has decide to reclaim its dominance in the cellphone market via Microsoft’s Windows operating system for smartphones.Nokia Lumia 620 is powered by Windows Phone 8 Operating system, successor to the Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango operating system. Nokia Lumia 620 is the pioneer of Nokia’s next generation of smartphones after its earlier generation consisting of Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia Lumia 820 and Nokia Lumia 920.

Until a few years back Nokia, a leading Finnish communications and information technology multinational company, was the market leader. However after Samsung joined hands with Android, the leader was swiftly pushed back by Samsung.

The Lumia series of smart phones by Nokia in collaboration with Microsoft, its operating system provider, are Nokia’s attempts to regain its leader’s position.The phone is slated for an early 2013 release.

Features Of Nokia Lumia 620 

A feature packed smart phone, Nokia Lumia 620 has a lot to offer. It is compatible to run on both 2G and 3G networks thus it doesn’t only support GSM but also HSPDA protocols. Apart from the normal SIM, the user can also insert the Micro SIM into it.

Body

Body

Expected to weigh around a decent 127 grams, the phone’s bodily measurements are 115.4mm*61.1mm*11.0mm which means that it has a length, breadth and height of 115.4 mm, 61.1 mm and 11 mm respectively.

Display

The phone sports a 3.8 inches TFT capacitive touch screen having a WVGA resolution of 800*400.

Sound

The phone has an impressive Dolby headphone sound enhancement so it gives out a more authentic sound and is a sure boon for those who love to listen to music on their phones.

Sound

The phone has loudspeakers and also a 3.5 mm jack so you can also plug in your own pair of headphones.

Memory

Having an internal memory of 8 GB with a RAM of 512 MB, the phone’s memory is extendable up to 64 GB using external memory cards.

Data

The phone supports both EDGE and GPRS services. It comes packed with NFC (Near Field Communication) features. It shall provide a speed of 21Mbps with the HSPDA network and speed of 5.76 Mbps with HUSPA network.

Data

It provides the facility for high speed data exchange through A2DP Bluetooth version 3.0 and also has a micro USB slot. It also boasts of a WIFI LAN network card USB adapter.

Camera

It shall have a 5 megapixel auto focus primary camera along with LED flash along with resolution of 2592*1936 and a secondary VGA smart camera. The phone provides the geo-tagging facility and allows capturing a 720p video at 30fps.

Operating System

It runs on second generation Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system. The operating system has received positive reviews from various technology experts and critics for its smooth flow and catchy features.

Windows Phone 8 is a successor to Windows Phone 7.5 that was used by Nokia in its previous generation smartphones that were released in 2011-12. The Microsoft Windows Phone 8 provides features such as kids’ corner, Nokia maps, data sense, mulch-tasking, rooms, web etc.

CPU

The phone runs on a 1GHz Dual core Krait processor.

Chip set

It uses Qualcomm snapdragon s4 chip set. Qualcomm is one of the leading international semiconductor companies and is market leader in the supply of telecommunication products.

Messaging

The phone is fully fit to send any type of message be it SMS, MMS, email, Push mail or IP.

Browser

Nokia Lumia 620 sports an HTML5 browser so for all the gaming enthusiasts this is certainly the catch as the browser allows online gaming.

Also Read

Nokia 808 PureView Camera Comparison
Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Review
Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone Review
Nokia 700 Review

GPS

Nokia Lumia 620 supports A-GPS system and GLONASS system.

Colors

The phone will come in a whole array of funky and attractive colors such as lime green, black, white, orange, magenta, yellow and cyan.

Radio and Java

The phone doesn’t have a radio and does not support Java.

Battery

battery

The phone will have a standard 1300mAh Li-ion battery and will give a talk time of 14 hours 44 minutes on 2G networks and a talk time of 9 hours 50 minutes on 3G network. The phone can continuously play music for 61 hours.

GPU

The phone uses an ADRENO 305 GPU.

Nokia Lumia 620 Price

It’s expected to be available at a price of approximately 230 EUR.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

•    SNS   integration

•    Free sky drive storage of 7GB

•    Photo/video editor

•    Voice memo dial

•    Document viewer

•    Active noise cancellation