Nokia Lumia 625 Review Specifications And Price

To compete with raising popularity of big screen Android smartphones, Nokia  introduced big screen Windows Mobile OS 8 running smartphone called Lumia 625. Currently Nokia Lumia 625 has the crown of having largest screen Windows phone.  The screen is even larger than Lumia 925 or Lumia 1020. The latest price of Nokia Lumia 625 in India is Rs.18,880.

Nokia Lumia 625

Nokia Lumia 625 sports 4.7 inch IPS LCD screen with a screen resolution of 480×800 pixels.  The pixel density of the device is around 199 ppi. Due to low screen resolution, images and text appear pixelated to certain extend. Sadly, Nokia even omitted its ClearBlack technology on this device to make the thing worse. The feature of larger screen itself became one of the con of the Lumia 625.

Nokia Lumia 625 has 5 MP primary camera with LED flash and VGA front facing camera. The pictures taken outdoors has decent details as well as clarity. The pictures taken on low light are not at par with Nokia Lumia series smartphones. The device is powered by 1.2GHz Krait processor with 512MB of RAM. The internal memory of the device is 8GB and it can extended through microSD card upto 64GB. For connectivity, the Windows phone has 2G, 3G, WiFi, USB and LTE. The battery of the device is Li-ion 2000 mAh which is rated to provide standby time upto 552 hours, talk time of 24 hours and music playback time of 90 hours.

Disadvantages of Nokia Lumia 625

Nokia Lumia 625 is a experiement with larger screen and has many advantages which attracts the buyers. However there are cons of the device which will be good to know before you take the decision of buying this device.
  • Low screen resolution and no ClearBlack technology. The pixel density of the screen is just 199 ppi and the images and text looks pixelated.
  • Average camera performance. The camera performance is not justifies the Nokia camera standards at least.
  • Only 512 MB of RAM. Being priced around 19k, it could have been better if it has 1GB RAM.

Nokia Lumia 625 Tips

Here is the few simple tips for using the features of Nokia Lumia 625.
1. Taking screen shot: You can take screen shot on Lumia 625 by pressing Volume down key+ Windows button at a time. The screen shot will be saved in gallery.
2. Using Nokia Lumia 625 as modem. You can use Lumia 625 as WiFi hotspot through the Internet sharing features. Using this feature, you can use Lumia 625 as modem to connect to internet from PC. You can read detailed post on this here. How to Use Nokia Lumia phones as modem.
3. Increase Battery Life: Disable the GPS while you are not using the mapping service. It draws huge power juice which will end end in low battery life.

Features And Specifications of Nokia Lumia 625

  • Windows Phone 8 OS with Amber update
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with 512MB of RAM
  • 4.7-inch Capacitive Touchscreen with 199 ppi pixel density
  • 8 GB internal storage and Expandable Storage Capacity upto 64 GB
  • 5 MP Primary Camera with LED flash
  • 0.3 MP Secondary Camera
  • 2g, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and LTE connectivity
  • Li-ion 2000 mAh battery with standby time upto 552 hours
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