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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 BillyBatson on 7/17/2013 9:09:15 PM , Rating: 2
Ok I wholeheartedly agree with you on that point, there isn't a valid alternative to windows for most people. It's a fact and i'm not happy about it either. However this fact does not give us ownership of their product it is still theirs to do with as they please even if it means making poor design choices, or to even discontinue the OS all together. What we should be offered by MS though because of this fact is at least an open ear for design choices, which they provided and acted on with 8.1, with Xbox One, and hopefully more products down the line (surface?). You can't be mad at MS for trying out their idea first before listening to our feedback instead of the other way around. It's how prompt mistakes are altered that matters.


"I mean, if you wanna break down someone's door, why don't you start with AT&T, for God sakes? They make your amazing phone unusable as a phone!" -- Jon Stewart on Apple and the iPhone














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