Nokia Lumia 620

82
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

Nokia Lumia 620 review: precisely what an entry-level smartphone should be

The Lumia 620 is a budget phone offering good performance and an attractive design. It sets a new benchmark for low-price smartphones.

Pros
  • Attractively priced
  • Good battery life
  • Performance matches higher-end devices
Cons
  • Middling camera performance
  • Windows Phone 8 lacks app selection of entry-level Android phones
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Scores

Engadget

82
 

User Reviews

80
P1570L
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
70
yonan32
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
80
NITSUK
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
3.8 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G, 3G (up to14.6 hour) (up to9.9 hour)
Standby time (max)
330 hours

Camera

Camera
yes (5 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
8 GB
Memory card
microSD

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio], AVRCP [media control])

Media

Media playback
yes (MP3, WAV, WMA) (AVI, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV) (Streaming / internet) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows, Mac OS)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Document editor, IM, Maps, Notes, Stocks, Stopwatch, Tasks / to-dos, Voice recorder, Weather

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes
Vibrate mode
yes

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (GSM, GPRS, EDGE) (UMTS / WCDMA)

Display

Screen size
3.8 inches
Screen resolution
Other (800, 480)
Pixel density
245 PPI
Screen type
OLED (Active) (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono (yes) (no)

Hardware

CPU
1 GHz
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port)

Other features

NFC or RFID payment
yes