Nokia Corporation (ADR)(NYSE:NOK)’s Lumia 620 - an entry level handset running on Windows Phone 8 - made its debut at the LeWeb tech conference in Paris on Wednesday.
The handset has a 3.8 inch screen, resolution of 800 by 480, a 5-mega pixel camera at the rear and a front facing camera too.
With 8 GB of internal memory it also has a micro SD expansion slot.
The one thing which made the phone stand out was its colourful design. The Lumia 620 is available in various colours with seven different exchangeable shells.
AllThingsD, which reviewed the phone said that priced at around $249 (before carrier discounts), the Lumia 620 is the most affordable Windows Phone 8 device yet, according to Nokia.
It will be available in January, starting in Asia, then Europe and the Middle East, before heading to other regions. The company has not yet said when it will available in the U.S.
At the same event Nokia also announced the launch of its Nokia 920T for China, in association with China Mobile, and will available on the country's TD-SCDMA network.
Like the Lumia 920, it has a 4.5-inch HD display, an 8.7-megapixel camera and NFC support. It can also be charged wirelessly, and Nokia and Air China have partnered up to offer wireless chargers at Beijing Airport’s VIP lounges.