Nokia Lumia 625 comes with a new generation of polycarbonate shells

Nokia Lumia 625 comes with a new generation of polycarbonate shells
Nokia just announced the largest screen in its WP8 stable with the 4.7" Lumia 625, which could be a good stopgap measure until Microsoft finally masters the Full HD screen support of its mobile OS.

It turns out that the colorful interchangeable shells that the Nokia Lumia 625 will be available with have been given additional thought compared to the first polycarb iterations of Nokia. 

They are translucent, like on the Lumia 620, and the paint is layered with an inner color for a "warm glow" look, while the matte finish adds to a more human feel in the hand. Pretty good results, we'd say, showing that Nokia isn't resting on its laurels when it comes to the use of deep-colored polycarb in its signature pillowy Lumias.

source: Nokia

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Lumia 625
  • Display 4.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2000 mAh(15.2h 3G talk time)



1. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

Wow Nokia. 4.7 inch screen for 6XX series. So what about screen sizes for future 7, 8 and 9 series Lumias. Cant wait. This is going to give tough competition to all those Android Mid-range large screen devices (Like Galaxy Grand). Go Nokia Go!

10. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

What Phonearena don't say, because they are paid by Microsoft, is that the screen is 800x480 for 4.7", and 512 mb of RAM. 300EUR (HTX 8X is at about 250EUR and is a WP flagship with better hardware specs), Nexus 4 is about the same price but is way better with Android, and better screen;

11. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

The only Samsung phones more than 800 X 480 resolution are S3 and S4. Nokia must be targeting the Galaxy Grand type of phones which also has a 800 X 480, 5" screen but comes with 1GB of RAM.

14. mobilefuture

Posts: 224; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

It NEEDS 1GB RAM so lag could be reduced. Lumia 625 doesn't need 512MB RAM. yeesh...

23. mrdoubleb

Posts: 19; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

What the guys above me said + the 625 will be 220 EUR, not 300... Anout the HTC 8X, zeah, 250 EUR, right... dream on. It may cost that much today, 10 months after launch, but when it came out it was 430 EUR.. People looking for a 4.7-5" phone will find this an interesting option.

2. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

I like the green one, would prefer this kind of green over the lime green on the 620

3. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

Another Lumia on the rise and considering the success of the smaller Lumia 520? I just can't imagine. So I think this is a kiss good bye for the never ending campaign of "Android for Nokia". lol

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5. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

So is the latest flagship of Samsung.. hahaha..

22. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

good 1

24. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

And the s4 feels like a cheap toy compared to the "plastic" Lumias....

25. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

you nailed it.. hahaha.. +10

6. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

sorry, plastic is another name of ............. you are trying to start a war here itseems

8. vincelongman

Posts: 5728; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Other than the feel and maybe the look, how is aluminium better than ploycarbonate?

9. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

If they want aluminum then shove that sexy Nokia Lumia 925 down their throats.. hahaha..

13. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

The polycarbonate model that has a metal frame? It's still mostly a plastic phone, just has metal on the edges. Simple truth is this, there's nothing wrong with plastic on phones. There's actually many pros to using that material, but you never hear that from certain camps. The entire "build quality" stance over polycarbonate vs. aluminum is overblown and ridiculous. Each has pros and cons, both are beneficial in their own ways. "Plastic is cheap" stupidity needs to end.

19. user996

Posts: 221; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

hey retard polycabonate is bullet prove glass which is used to make airplane windows (

21. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Other than painting yourself as condescending, if you have a point, please make it.

12. jdoee100

Posts: 334; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Those plastics look much nicer than upcoming cheap iphones.

16. gazmatic

Posts: 818; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

samsung uses "flimsy" polycarb.... not even worth it

7. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

big screen, big battery and affordable price NICE ONE nokia

15. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

All colors are superb especially green one, nicely priced for affordable 6XX series.

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

love the MINT GREEN

18. taikucing unregistered

cheap case material, ugly & cheap looking, low resolution, low pixel density, low battery capacity, stupid chessboard OS, no customization, few apps, but very expensive. screw you nokia. Thank God, I almost bought nokia.

20. user996

Posts: 221; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

one word, only one: idiot

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