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” interchangeable shells, meaning you’ll be able to personalize your handset, which doesn’t just change the back cover, back you’ll also be able to add a semi-transparent cover on top of top of the other, making it more personal with much more colours.

This new Lumia will just cost $249 when it begins shipping in January next year. If you’re looking for a Windows Phone 8 handset which is also wallet-friendly, this might be the one.

Apparently Nokia will also start selling the low-end Lumia 505 in Mexico which features Windows Phone 7.8 and will come come sporting a 3.5 or 4-inch WVGA display with an 800MHz, single-core processor, 256MB RAM and 4GB of built-in storage.

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