Nokia India to launch biggest Lumia by August end: Sources

Nokia, which is lagging behind rivals like Apple and Samsung in the global smartphone market, is set to launch its biggest-ever Lumia phone in India. Sources at Nokia told TOI that the company is planning to launch Lumia 625, the handset with largest touchscreen in its portfolio, in the second or third week of August.

 

The sources also told TOI said that Nokia Lumia 925, the company’s only metal-body smartphone, will also arrive around the same time.

Lumia 625 features a 4.7-inch screen, the biggest for a Lumia handset, but is a mid-range device. It has a LCD display with 800x480p resolution and 201ppi pixel density. The screen features the Super Sensitive Touch technology that allows users to use it while wearing gloves. Under the hood is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM and Windows Phone 8 operating system. The company has included 8GB internal storage in the phone, along with microSD support up to 64GB.

The soon-to-be-launched Lumia 925, launched in May this year, is a flagship device with analuminium body and better camera than the Lumia 920. This phone appeared on Nokia India’s website in May, accompanied by a price cut for Lumia 920, the current top model for the company in India.

Details on the pricing of Lumia 625 and Lumia 925 remain unknown as of now.

Sources also said that the launch of Lumia 1020, which was unveiled recently and has a41MPPureView camera, is still far away. Though they did not give a time period for its launch in the country, it is likely to hit the market in September or October.

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