Nokia’s New Lumia 620 and Lumia 505

On Wednesday, Nokia announced a new Windows Phone 8 member at LeWeb 2012 in Paris, the Lumia 620. The entry-level handset has the following specs:

  • 3.8-inch TFT screen at WVGA resolution (800 x 480)
  • 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage
  • expandable by microSD (up to 64GB cards supported)
  • 5-megapixel shooter with LED flash capable of recording 720p video
  • Front VGA camera is for those self-portraits
  • WiFi or WCDMA 3G
  • NFC & Bluetooth 3.0 taking care of all your sharing and pairing

It also has a “Dual-shot color” Continue reading

Skype Beta on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Finally, after much waiting, Microsoft and Skype announced the much awaited Skype app for Windows Phone, although it’s still in Beta. Apparently, compatible devices are the second gen Windows Phones including the Nokia Lumia Family Phones 710, 800 and 900 (and most probably the new Lumia 610 – more details on this one soon). This Beta version will allow free audio and video calls over Wifi or 3g, plus also paid calls. Continue reading

My Lumia 800 is here!

I ordered my Nokia Lumia 800 last Monday (12/12/2011) during a Cyber Monday sale on Amazon.de. Tuesday Morning shipped and on Wednesday in the afternoon was in my hands 🙂 Let me tell you, it’s awesome!! It’s really nice to handle and a joy to use. The Windows Phone OS is amazing on this device.

I’ll updating the site with more info as I continue using the amazing features of WP7. Till then happy WP7ing 🙂 More pictures of my new gadget after the break… Continue reading