New firmware suggests Lumia 620 heading to Canada’s TELUS and Koodo Mobile
Good news for those looking to pick up the Nokia Lumia 620 (we swear, our review is coming up soon) as the phone is evidently not only heading to Rogers but also TELUS and Koodo Mobile.
The evidence for the 3.8” 1GHz dual-core CPU device reportedly lies on Nokia’s Navifirm servers where firmware for the device is labeled with the carrier’s names on board (we were unable to verify). Last we checked, we’ve never seen a firmware with carrier branding not come to market, so this is a pretty good sign.
Of course what firmware doesn’t tell us is pricing or availability, so both of those things are still up in the air, though presumably it will be released around the same time as Rogers in March for around $300.
The little Lumia 620 is packs quite a few features on board including a ClearBlack display, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage (expandable via microSD), NFC and front/rear facing cameras with Windows Phone 8 Portico. Think of it as a casual Windows Phone for those who want an entry level smart device without spending a lot (or who just prefer compact).
Hopefully we’ll hear more about the Lumia 620 getting carrier pickups over the next few weeks. There is still no indication of a US carrier—major, regional or MVNO—picking up this brightly colored device just yet.
See our unboxing and hands on video with the Lumia 620 above.
Via: Mobile Syrup; Thanks, Jigar S, for the tip!