20 Aug 2014

[Review] Nokia Lumia 625



In addition to the Lumia 925, at the end of 2013 Nokia also released the product in Indonesia, namely the Lumia 625 mobile devices were touted as the successor to the success of the Lumia 520 comes to entertainment lovers.

In October 2013, Nokia has introduced the Lumia 625 to the Indonesian mobile market by providing a bonus of more than 18 million tracks from local and international artists via the Nokia Music and Mix Radio for free as well as other amusement games.

"Nokia continues to innovate and make a difference in the mobile market with the launch of new smart products, the Nokia Lumia 625 With millions of choices of songs and games, we strive to present a richer entertainment to a wider audience," said William Hamilton-Whyte, President Director of Nokia Indonesia.
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So how does the specifications of the Nokia Lumia 625 has a variety of variants that have colors ranging from orange, light green lit, yellow, black and white?

Lumia 625 is a tiny smartphone that supports 3 networks including 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G (HSDPA 850/900/2100 MHz) and 4G (LTE LTE 800/1800/2600 MHz). Smartphone this one uses a micro SIM card.

With dimensions of 133.3 x 72.3 total x 9.2 mm and weighs only 159 grams, making this a convenient mobile devices for everyday use in a variety of activities, because it is not too big and heavy in the hand.

The screen size of 4.7 inches with resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and has a density of ~ 199 ppi. Lumia 625 is support for use in a variety of touch or multitouch. In addition, the screen is also protected with the technology of Corning Gorilla Glass 2 to avoid scratches from other objects.

When you look inside, the Nokia Lumia 625 has complemented this with a Dual-Core processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Krait MSM8930 Snapdragon chipset and Adreno GPU 305. and operating system used is Microsoft Windows Phone 8.0 which can be upgraded to version 8.1.

For the photography business, there are facilities at the rear of the camera with a resolution of 5MP which has a maximum image resolution of 2592 x 1936 pixels. The camera facility is also supported by other features such as autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging and touch focus. Unfortunately, to the front, Nokia just equip mobile devices with a VGA camera on this one alone.
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Lumia 625 is also equipped with a wide range of data connectivity features like GPRS Class B, Class B EDGE, HSDPA (42,2Mbps), HSUPA (5,76Mbps), LTE, Cat3 (100Mbps DL and 50Mbps UL), WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Wi-Fi hotspot), Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and microUSB v2.0 and LE.

Smartphones that use the concept of a knock-down, or users can replace the rear casing which also equipped with an internal storage of 8GB which can be expanded up to 64GB by using microSD. Unfortunately, for the RAM, the Nokia Lumia 625 only equip this with only 512MB of memory. An odd thing to remember is rarely mobile vendors use a small memory for mid-end.

For the audio part, the Lumia 625 has been equipped with Dolby Headphone technology sound enhancement. Other features in it are also quite complete, such as for example, FM radio, accelerometer, proximity to a GPS that supports A-GPS and GLONASS. With this feature the user can know the exact location point during a mapping or navigation.

The control panel such as volume buttons, power / lock screen, shutter camera, charger port / data cable and a 3.5 mm audio jack on the side of the body without special icon description.

The battery uses Lithium Ion type with a power capacity of 2000 mAh (BP-4GWA). The battery is one with the body or a non-removable battery that is claimed to have a higher level of durability than other types of removable battery.

Maybe if unfamiliar, be a little difficult to open the back cover of the Lumia 625 is. Users should also be careful in prying the back cover using another tool for fear it would damage other hardware because there is a port at the bottom of the charger.

The battery is able to last for 552 hours in standby mode and up to 24 hours on 2G networks or 15 hours 10 minutes on 3G networks for use talk. When used to play the music, powerful batteries last up to 90 hours.