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The new Nokia – Lumia 625

The new Nokia – Lumia 625

It’s called a “phablet” which we understand is a neither a ‘phone or a tablet but both and priced at £200 the Finnish ‘phone maker is taking on Samsung and others in an effort to regain some of the ground that it has lost over the last few years. The device is on the Windows 8 platform and is has also a 4g option, a 4.7 inch display which is giving an 800×800 resolution.

 The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor and 512MB RAM, has a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and VGA front-facing, 8GB of storage, with 7GB of SkyDrive cloud storage free and features a microSD card slot for even more storage. The “phablet” also comes in trendy colours of orange, green, yellow, as well as the more traditional white and black and the company is claiming a battery life of fifteen hours.

The Windows 8 system has come in for some criticism in the past for the lack of apps, but Nokia is sticking with this platform as it continues to broaden the range of devices is builds using Windows 8. The Nokia Lumia 625 will be on sale in the UK by September on all major networks.