We've got some news if you're a TELUS subscriber and own a Nokia Lumia 520, Lumia 620 or Lumia 1020. The mobile operator has refreshed its update 3 schedule for Windows Phone. The noted handsets are set to receive Update 3 and Lumia Black sometime in January 2014.
We love getting updates. Whether it’s for an app or Windows Phone itself, we love them. So we’re stoked that our friends up in Canada will be getting the GDR2 / Amber update for their Nokia Lumia 620 on Telus soon. Details after the break.
Aio Wireless is a prepaid wireless network in the United States. It’s also a subsidiary of AT&T and takes advantage of the same network footprint throughout the U.S. Aio Wireless is also the first carrier in the United States to carry the Nokia Lumia 620. A device that is now available throughout the country.
If you happen to be in Houston, Texas and Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Gainesville, Florida, you may want to take a peep at this AIO Wireless deal for the Nokia Lumia 620. The Windows Phone 8 device with a 3.8-inch display is fetching for a low $99.
The Lumia 620 is a popular Windows Phone, offering a rich experience at an affordable price. Sporting numerous coloured shells that can be switched to keep the design looking fresh, many have enjoyed the configurability and personalisation options. There's a purple shell that's available at UK mobile operator O2. It's exclusive too, so if you're interested, you'll have to go through the store.
Windows Phone 8 launched over half a year ago and the message was clear from both HTC and Nokia. Devices were going to be loud, colorful, and playful. They were to be an expression of the operating system they housed inside. The HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 led the charge of premium handsets we could choose from. Both OEMs have recently been recognized for their work by the industrial design community. They did it by taking top spots in the communication tools category at the International Design Excellence Awards.
Nokia is currently dominating the most popular smartphone list over at mobile retailer Expansys USA. The unexpected twist to this story is that Samsung is also helping the platform out with the ATIV S taking the number one spot. Following Samsung's flagship Windows Phone is the Nokia Lumia 520, Lumia 920 and Lumia 620 in second, third and fourth positions respectively.
UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u is offering the Lumia 620 from Nokia for just £103.96 as a pre-paid upgrade. For those who are looking to kick off a new start with the Windows Phone, the device is also priced at £127.96 with a £10 top-up. That's not a bad price tag and the deal will last through this weekend.
The Nokia Lumia 620 is an affordable, impressive entry level Windows Phones. We were impressed with the 3.8" device (here's our review) and it is now coming to the U.S. market.
The not-so-good news of it all is that while the Lumia 620 is making an appearance in the U.S. market, it's not with a major carrier. The Lumia 620 is being offered by the relatively new wireless carrier Aio Wireless.
Now this is pretty cool. A Lumia 620 owner has got in touch with us to show how it's possible to take a number of shots with the Windows Phone (which doesn't sport the most advanced optics in the world) and create something rather impressive.
Those who reside in Russia will be able to further enjoy the improvements made to the overall user experience with the 1308 firmware update, which is now rolling out for the Nokia Lumia 620 in the region.
We’ve talked about the 1308 firmware for current Nokia Lumias that have been slowly hitting the market over the last few weeks. While most of the attention has gone to the Lumia 920, the Lumia 620 is also a part of that update and sure enough, we’re getting a lot of tips that it’s being pushed over-the-air as we speak.
From Germany to Malaysia to India, it seems that users are getting the firmware patch to help improve performance. While people are getting the new Storage Check to help manage their space, it looks like the Lumia 620 has a few specifics that were kindly detailed by Nokia support.
Ever felt like getting stuck into the Lumia 620? A video published by YouTube channel LE55ONS shows exactly how to disassemble, reassemble and fiddle with the insides. It's 27 minutes long and provides an in-depth walkthrough on what to do to achieve the task on opening up the Windows Phone, as well as identifying each component.
Stephen Elop was on a Finnish television show this week for an interview with Harry Harkimo, discussing Lumia Windows Phones. The Nokia CEO refused to answer questions about the upcoming Lumia 928, but did manage to get hold of the iPhone Harkimo had with him and immediately discarded the mobile phone. While it was never returned in the published clip, we can't imagine the device survived. It's no Lumia.
Should you not be aware of the deal shown in the photo above, the Lumia 620 is available at The Carphone Warehouse from just £14 a month. As well as the Windows Phone 8 device, the retailer is also bundling a free Windows 8 upgrade, which will provide some incentive to choose the smartphone over rivalling Android devices.
Nokia has announced that the Lumia 620 will be launching in Sweden and available from stores starting March 21st. The cheap and cheerful Windows Phone will be stocked in black, yellow and lime green (availability will vary between retailers and operators). The Lumia 620 is expected to be priced at 2500 SEK ($390).
Nokia has published a new video that shows off the Lumia 620 and how it can handle high levels of sound while recording. Much like we demonstrated with the Lumia 920 at a previous Nokia event in London, the company can pack some serious microphones inside its Windows Phones that help produce quality footage, especially when sound levels are higher than usual (concerts, etc.).
Microsoft's not the only company pushing out updates for Windows Phones, Nokia will also be introducing new software for the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. The new version (reported as 1232.5957.1308.00xx) includes further performance and stability improvements for supported hardware, as well as enhancements to the display during a call and with automatic brightness adjustment. The Lumia 620 is also receiving some love too.
Marko Ahtisaari. You should know that name by now, if not, add to your memory (we’ll wait). He’s the head of Nokia’s product and user experience design, which means he oversees how our Lumia Windows Phones ultimately look. From changing the chrome buttons to black ceramic, to the battery casing, to the overall feel of the device Marko and his team are the one’s doing it at Nokia.
In this latest clip, the designer takes a look at the Lumia 620, one of our favorite phones in a similar manner to the Lumia 920 video. In it Marko details what the goal of the 620 design was and how Nokia achieved it. While not much new information is revealed, you do get the sense once again of purpose in design here.