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Nokia Lumia 620 review

7.8/10 AVG.
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7.8/10
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The Nokia Lumia 620 currently has an Informr score of 7.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 24 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Windows Phone
Processor
1 GHz
Screen Size
3.8"
Camera
5+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor

The Nokia Lumia 620 is a low-cost, budget Windows Phone 8 device. You get what you pay for in this world, and the Lumia 620 is no exception.

- Matt Egan, Tech Advisor
Softpedia

Nokia Lumia 620 is not the best Windows Phone 8 available on the market, but it definitely offers one of the best user experiences for what you pay. It comes with some of the features that high-end Windows Phone handsets have, along with some hardware that gets included in mid-range Android smartph...

- Cosmin Vasile, Softpedia
Tech Ticker

We can say Lumia 620′s competition is not from the similarly priced Android devices but its younger sibling – Lumia 520. Both Lumia 520 and Lumia 620 offer identical performance but the Lumia 520 wins on the price point. However, if you’re unwilling to compromise on the display and...

- Kunal Gangar, Tech Ticker
The Mobile Indian

Nokia Lumia 620 smartphone with Windows Phone 8 is priced officially at Rs 14,515 and can be purchased for less. This smartphone is meant for those seeking an affordable smartphone with an overall good set of features and without any fancy/powerful hardware, for a decent budget price. Nokia offers M...

- Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian
Fone Arena

The Nokia Lumia 620 is a great device in this price range. It has great build quality, a great display, an above average camera, really loud speakers, and performs great too, but the software is a weak point if you are looking for lots of apps and games. But if you are looking for a Windows phone 8...

- Bharadwaj, Fone Arena


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Screen Size
3.8"

The Nokia Lumia 620's screen size is 3.8 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

Processor
1 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Windows Phone 8 operating system (OS).

Camera
5+ MP

You can take photos with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) resolution.

Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1300mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1300 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 876 minutes, 230 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Lumia 620 Specs

Overview
Release date January 30, 2013
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
EGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 14.4, HSUPA, HSPA+
SIM card size
Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Windows Phone 8

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.11 W/kg
Body: 1.13 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery, Headset, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1300 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 392 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 230 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 876 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 13.8 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Orange, Yellow
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.5 x 6.1 x 1.1 cm (4.5 x 2.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 127 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density 246 pixels
Size 3.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Geotagging, Night mode, White balance, Scene mode
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Self-portrait
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MP3, M4A, WMA Pro, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types XLS, PPT, PPTX, DOC, DOCX, PDF
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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