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It will reportedly be a low-end phone for about $325 USD

Nokia is on the verge of releasing another Lumia, but this time, it'll be a low-end model with the largest screen the company has unveiled yet. 

Nokia will launch the Lumia 625 in the coming weeks, which is an effort to offer more affordable Windows Phones. The new phone will feature a 4.7-inch screen, which will make it one of the larger Lumia's to date. 

The Lumia 625 will also have a a dual-core 1.2GHz S4 processor, 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel camera and a 800 x 480 (WVGA) resolution.


It's expected to launch at about $325 USD in a variety colors. However, a solid release date for the U.S. hasn't been announced yet. 

It's important for Nokia to release less-expensive models of its Lumia line so that it can reach many different people with different price points. 

A lot of the Lumia phones, such as the recently-announced Lumia 1020, are high-end devices that pack a ton of features for a steeper price. For instance, the 1020 -- which will have features like a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core, 2GB DRAM, LTE, NFC and a whopping second generation 41 MP, 1/1.5" sensor with 1.1 micron backside illuminated (BSI) pixels -- will run about $602 USD. 

Source: The Verge



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RE: good, but
By Flunk on 7/17/2013 10:54:25 AM , Rating: 3
I think it's the only way to differentiate high and low end phones. Did you notice the processor on this model is only really slighlty slower than the one on their high end 1080? I think Windows Phone doesn't suppport that many different processors so they need to reduce ram to cut costs on the cheaper phones.

P.S. 512MB RAM is actually enough for most things on Windows Phone, it's not very memory-heavy.


RE: good, but
By datdamonfoo on 7/17/2013 11:16:23 AM , Rating: 2
Could you clarify what you mean about not supporting different processors?


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