Conclusion: The Lumia 620 has a lot going for it, but for many consumers Windows Phone remains something of an unknown entity. Apple's iPhone and handsets based on Google's Android are perceived as being the safer options, while Windows Phone presents a gamble. It's time to put those perceptions aside as Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's latest iteration, deserves more attention than it currently receives. Think of it as a middle-ground between iOS and Android.
Summary: It’s rare that a Windows Phone blows us away, but the Nokia Lumia 620’s done it. Put simply, this is the best budget smartphone we’ve ever tested. All of Windows Phone 8’s problems melt away in the face of such a low pricetag. Between the superb build quality and Nokia’s rock solid app suite, this is simply the best option if you want apps without breaking the bank - by a very, very long way.
Conclusion: Available for around Rs 14,000, the 620 offers outstanding build quality, great camera, and an impressively screen. Thanks to the 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon chipset, you get to experience fluid interface at a budget price. Nokia exclusive apps including HERE Drive+, Nokia Music, and a bunch of camera apps sweeten the deal further.
Pros: Excellent build quality; Thoughtful design; Crisp display; Impressive camera, Sleek and fluid UI; Offline voice-guided Sat Nav; Rich social networking experience; Great sound quality.
Excerpt: Nokia made some nice high-end phones in years gone by, like, for example, the N95. But Nokia was never really about those phones, it was about affordable, reliable phones that everyone wanted to own, and that everyone could afford. There's not always money to be made at the top and bottom of the market, but if you can sell a lot of mid-range devices, you're likely to do well.
Pros: Compact, powerful enough, good audio and video quality, covers are fun, call quality great,
Cons: Windows Phone still has some gaps in its app market,
Conclusion: The Nokia Lumia 620 is a revelation, showing that budget Windows Phone mobiles don’t have to be riddled with compromises and lack any semblance of personality. Top-notch hardware design, plenty of power and a feature list that betters many Android phones at the price should make this the gateway drug for many who have been unconvinced by Windows Phone to date. Only the existing shortcomings app library shortcomings of Windows Phone 8 hold this phone back.
Pros: Great design and ergonomics, Fantastic value, High quality, if low-res, screen, Strong overall performance
Cons: App roster can’t compete with budget Androids, Average battery life
Summary: Met een prijskaartje van net boven de €200, heeft Nokia met de Lumia 620 een bijzondere budget smartphone neergezet. De foto’s vallen wat tegen, maar het toestel reageert lekker snel en is ook nog eens helemaal aan jouw stijl aan te passen. Voor het geld is dit dus een prima koop.
Pros: + Werkt lekker vlot, + Geheel aan je eigen stijl aan te passen, + Eindelijk weer losse covers