Smartphones are just about the latest craze in today’s society. The rule is if you don’t have one of these devices, then you’re simply out dated. These digital assistants are evolving so fast that when you purchase a smartphone today, it might not be able to stay as updated as it should be in the next 6 or 9 months. This is the reason why recognizing the specifications of a device is very crucial. There are a lot of smartphone manufacturers in the market and one of the top selling companies is the Nokia Corporation. This Finnish company announced its latest smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 620 in December 2012 and released it the following year, January 2013.
Design & Display
The new and improved Nokia Lumia 620 has the ability to carry a microSIM with its dimension of 4.54 x 2.41 x 0.43 inches and weight of about 127 grams. The screen size of this handy phone is 3.8 inches and comes in 16M colours. This TFT multi touch capacitive screen allows the user to enjoy navigating and operating the smartphone in its remarkable 480 x 800 pixel resolution display. There are seven wonderful colours to choose from when buying this phone: orange, black, lime green, white, cyan, yellow, and magenta giving the consumers more options.
The ability to function effectively even when multiple applications are being used is supported by its chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, CPU of Dual-core 1GHz krait, GPU of Adreno 305, and built in RAM of 512MB. The operating system of this smartphone is the latest Microsoft Windows Phone 8.
Memory and Data Features
An internal memory of 8GB may not be enough for some users; it is the reason why this smartphone is manufactured to have a microSD card slot that can support a maximum of 64GB extra storage.
The primary camera of the Nokia Lumia 620 is 5MP, it may not be very impressive but it can already bring pleasure to its user by taking photos and recording videos. Its front facing camera is only VGA, yet it’s better than none at all since this can already be utilized when engaging in video &chat calls and capturing self-portraits. Other camera enhancements include geo-tagging, LED flash, and autofocus. These images and videos may also be shared to social networks or streamed in YouTube with the help of an Internet connection by just selecting some icons in the smartphone.
The battery of this smartphone is a removable Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery (BL-4J), thus it permits those heavy users to carry an extra battery if they want to change it themselves. The battery may last for up to 9 hours of talk time using 3G and an average of 40-60 hours of music play.
Pros and Cons
• Dolby headphone sound improved
• Can support a maximum of 64GB external memory with a microSD card
• Microsoft Windows Phone 8 OS
• Internet sharing capability up to 8 Wi-Fi enabled gadgets
• Manufactured in 7 beautiful colours
• More affordable compared to other recently released smartphones
• 7GB free SkyDrive storage
• Does not support Java
• Primary and secondary cameras are not that impressive
The Nokia Lumia 620 is a terrific smartphone for starters. It carries the qualities of what a latest smartphone should be yet its price is not that heavy on the budget. Also, by subscribing to RingCentral phone services the user will be able to maximize this smartphone’s communication performance with its added features and customizations. With a quality service provider, the user of the Nokia Lumia 620 will definitely be envied by many.