Nokia Lumia 620 confirmed for SA

The new low-cost Windows Phone 8 device from Nokia will be coming to South Africa

By - December 6, 2012
Nokia Lumia 620

The newly announced Nokia Lumia 620 will be coming to South Africa in the first quarter of 2013, a Nokia South Africa spokesperson recently told MyBroadband.

Nokia announced the low-cost Windows Phone 8 smartphone on Wednesday (5 December 2012), saying that it adds a more youthful appeal to its range of devices by taking advantage of a new “dual-shot” technique.

The Finnish phone maker explained Dual Shot as follows:

Dual Shot involves casting two layers of polycarbonate, a single base layer and a second colour, in a transparent or translucent layer, to produce depth effects and secondary colour blends.

Nokia also announced the following specifications for the device:

  • Display: 3.8” TFT WVGA 800×480, ClearBlack
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 8GB internal, Micro SD support up to 64GB
  • Cameras: 5Mpix autofocus, LED flash; Video capture: HD 720p@30fps; VGA front camera
  • Size & weight: 115.4 x 61.1 x 11.02 mm; 127g (including battery)
  • Connectivity: NFC, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz + 5GHz, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS/A-GPS, Glonass, micro-USB, 3.5mm audio connector (AHJ + WP Controls)
  • Processor: 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4
  • Networks: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100; GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Battery: 1300mAh

Excluding any local taxes or operator subsidies, Nokia said that the Lumia 620 will cost around $249 USD and will launch during Q1 2013.

Nokia Lumia 620 pack of phones promo image

Nokia Lumia 620 promo image

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