Nokia Lumia 620 confirmed for SA

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

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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