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Topic # 112359 5-Dec-2012 23:40
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USD$249 outright purchase price. Dual core @ 1.0GHz. 512MB RAM. Dual band Wifi. 5MP Camera at back. VGA camera at front. NFC. Running Windows Phone 8. Launching first in Asia Pacific in Q1 2013. 8GB Storage with microSD card slot. 800 x 480 3.8" Clear Black display screen.

http://press.nokia.com/2012/12/05/nokia-introduces-new-nokia-lumia-620/




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  Reply # 727765 5-Dec-2012 23:46
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That green is hot!

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  Reply # 728157 6-Dec-2012 16:49
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I think it looks pretty smart. Current exchange rate makes that bang on NZD$300. Plus 20 odd bucks for youshop...?
Hmm!

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  Reply # 728216 6-Dec-2012 19:26
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Would be awesome if it was cheaper than the HTC 8S which is already at a pretty good price at Vodafone. Also in other news Nokia 820 coming soon to Vodafone: https://www.vodafone.co.nz/coming-soon/

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  Reply # 728351 7-Dec-2012 07:03
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Thank god a green colour handset for once :)



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  Reply # 728947 8-Dec-2012 12:48
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I did a search for the Lumia 620 yesterday on the Vodafone website and got a result for the how-to guide PDF.  

It's not there today though. Sealed

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  Reply # 763463 16-Feb-2013 16:38
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I see strange times ahead for the smartphone market. Samsung are dropping Android, Apple is not innovating with iOS and Windows Phone may just have the phone it needs in the 620.

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  Reply # 763466 16-Feb-2013 16:42
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Samsung are dropping Android!? for what?

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  Reply # 763493 16-Feb-2013 17:41
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They are moving to their Tizen OS which I gather was developed in conjunction with Intel.

http://crave.cnet.co.uk/mobiles/samsung-doubles-down-on-software-with-tizen-phones-50010431/

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  Reply # 763607 16-Feb-2013 22:09
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Litespeed: They are moving to their Tizen OS which I gather was developed in conjunction with Intel.

http://crave.cnet.co.uk/mobiles/samsung-doubles-down-on-software-with-tizen-phones-50010431/


I don't know that Samsung are dropping Android but certainly trying remove their heavy reliance on outside OS providers.  Also as the linked article mentions they want some of the after sales action with their own app store.

Tizen is closely related to Nokia's Meego platform which at one stage was being developed in conjunction with Intel.  So I guess it's no surprise Intel is involved with Tizen as well.




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  Reply # 763615 16-Feb-2013 22:44
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Litespeed: They are moving to their Tizen OS which I gather was developed in conjunction with Intel.

http://crave.cnet.co.uk/mobiles/samsung-doubles-down-on-software-with-tizen-phones-50010431/


Not a big surprise, gives them much greater control over the software and 90% of people wouldn't realise the difference as long as Samsung kept TouchWiz familiar looking and had some kind of Android app emulation system

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  Reply # 763757 17-Feb-2013 13:48
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P1n3apqlExpr3ss:
Litespeed: They are moving to their Tizen OS which I gather was developed in conjunction with Intel.

http://crave.cnet.co.uk/mobiles/samsung-doubles-down-on-software-with-tizen-phones-50010431/


Not a big surprise, gives them much greater control over the software and 90% of people wouldn't realise the difference as long as Samsung kept TouchWiz familiar looking and had some kind of Android app emulation system


Shouldn't be too hard I imagine as I understand there's ways now of porting Android apps to Meego.




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