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Carrier video shows unboxing of entry-level Nokia Lumia 505

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Carrier video shows unboxing of entry-level Nokia Lumia 505
A video made by Mexican carrier TelCel shows the unboxing of its exclusive Nokia Lumia 505. This is an entry-level handset that has had no official launch date announced. However, the presence of the unboxing video should mean that a launch is imminent. The Nokia Lumia 505 has a 3.7 inch AMOLED display with an 8MP camera on back that captures video in 480p at 30fps. There is no front facing shooter.

The Nokia Lumia 505 has 4GB of native storage and the 1300mAh battery keeps the lights on. The phone will be available in three colors, pink, black or red. The model will come out of the box with Windows Phone 7.8 pre-installed even though it has only 256MB of RAM on board. Last year, a video showed the similarly spec'd Nokia Lumia 510 running the updated OS.

source: YouTube via WPCentral

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posted on 12 Jan 2013, 22:46 1

1. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

I kinda like the design , just wished it has better specs

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 01:23

4. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)

yes looks cute moblie for this price tag

posted on 12 Jan 2013, 23:03

2. tusshharish (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)

what will be the price .....i think its under $200 ....

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 00:14

3. Bernoulli (Posts: 2542; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)

Well as far as I remember, Telcel, not TelCel, loves to overprice their equipment, like the gs3 was 11k pesos, right under 1k dollars, the 808 pureview was at 10, 500 pesos, right at 960 $ heck they even had the nokia n9 for 5k pesos, around 490 $ so they are for sure pricing this at I'll say 6k pesos, at 550 $ you can't expect anything less from the richest man in the world's largest gross revenue company, telcel

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 18:18

7. augustofretes (Posts: 2; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)

You're not converting Mexican pesos to dollars correctly... the exchange rate is around 12.6, and when those phones launched the peso was around 15. You also need to take into account taxes, in Mexico prices are listed including VAT, in the US sale taxes are not included, so the prices are misleading.

I don't know who told you Telcel had the highest gross revenue in the world, but whomever he was lied to you.

Moreover (this was not the case in the past) Telcel's contracts are surprisingly cheap and you can get high end phones for free in cheap 2 years of contracts of around 50-70 USD, more importantly, the cost of data (even if you're using LTE) is really cheap compared to... everywhere.

You can get 10 GB of LTE for less than 50 USD and 30 GB for around 120 USD.

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 03:06

5. ogy_dogy (Posts: 453; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)

A phone of weird compromises if you ask me, nice design with bad specs, 8mp camera and no flash and so on....

posted on 13 Jan 2013, 04:12

6. bbblader (Posts: 588; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

I would have bought it if it had 720p video

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