Following the launch of the flagship Lumia 920 and mid-range Lumia 820, Consolidated Gulf Company (CGC), the distributor for Nokia mobile phones in Qatar, has announced the local availability of the Nokia Lumia 620, taking the Windows Phone 8 experience to a new price point. Retailed at QR 899, the Nokia Lumia 620 is the most affordable smartphone in the range. Alongside the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, the Nokia Lumia 620 offers a more fun, youthful appeal, and compact design.
The Nokia Lumia 620 uses a new dual-shot color technique to deliver a variety of striking color and texture effects. Dual-shot adds a second layer of colored, transparent or translucent polycarbonate on top of a base layer to produce secondary color blends and depth effects. With seven different exchangeable shells to choose from, people can adapt the look of their Nokia Lumia 620 to their own personal taste and style.
“We continue to execute on our strategy to reach new audiences and new markets by expanding our smartphone offering,” said Tom Farrell, Vice President, Nokia Middle East. “With its innovative design, the latest Nokia Lumia 620 with Windows Phone 8 software and signature experiences from Nokia, like Nokia lenses, Nokia Maps, City Lens and Nokia Music, the Nokia Lumia 620 is a highly competitive smartphone at a very affordable price point.”
Anil Mahajan, Chief Operating Officer, CGC, stated: “With a range of the Nokia Lumia Windows powered devices carrying host of applications and features are now available in Qatar, a cross section of our valued customers can enjoy signature Nokia experiences across price points. Now consumers have more options to choose from the layers of innovation and the kind of experience they want.”
Among the features shared with the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 are exclusive camera lenses that transform the creative power of the Nokia Lumia 620’s five megapixel main camera and VGA front-facing camera. The Cinemagraph lens adds simple animations to still photographs, while Smart Shoot creates a single, perfect shot from multiple images, even removing unwanted objects from the picture.
The Nokia Lumia 620 also provides access to the world’s best maps and location experience, including Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport and the exclusive Nokia City Lens. Nokia City Lens displays information about local surroundings overlaid onto buildings as seen through the camera viewfinder.
Making it easy to discover and enjoy new music, Nokia Music provides free streaming of ad-free tracks without registration or subscription and the ability to download playlists for listening offline.
With NFC support, the Nokia Lumia 620 can easily pair with NFC-enabled accessories like the JBL PlayUp Portable Speaker for Nokia. Open and secure NFC-connectivity makes it possible to share and receive content by tapping with compatible devices, or make secure payments using the Wallet application in Windows Phone 8.
Windows Phone 8
Powered by Windows Phone 8, the Nokia Lumia 620 delivers a more personal smartphone experience. Adjustable Live Tiles update direct to the Start Screen. People Hub pulls together contact information from multiple address books and social networks into a single location, making it easy to stay in touch with friends and set up contact Groups and private Rooms for sharing.
From the Me Tile people can check in to their location, post an update, set chat status, see what’s new and monitor notifications across Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Windows Phone 8 also includes Xbox Live, Microsoft Office, 7GB of online SkyDrive storage and faster, safer surfing with Internet Explorer 10.
These features and capabilities are enabled by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon™ S4 Plus processors.
The Nokia Lumia 620 is available in a range of colors including, lime green, magenta, yellow, cyan, white and black.
Consolidated Gulf Company (CGC) is one of the first technology companies in Qatar with diversified interests in Telecom, IT, ELV/Security/ Building Automation, Engineering, TETRA, BPO, Consumer Electronics and Mobile Telephony domains. Certified to the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007, CGC has been catering to the wide-ranging technological requirements of almost all big giants in Qatar since 1987, offering total turnkey solutions and in-depth services ranging from Consultancy to Engineering Design, Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure Setup & Commissioning, Technical Manpower Outsourcing, Consumer Electronics and long term Operations & Maintenance services.
Expanding its business horizon, CGC today has operations offices in Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, India and Colombia.
Further on, as the only Nokia representative in Qatar for 17 plus years, CGC offers total mobility solutions. CGC is also authorized distributor for Microsoft, Haier and HCL brands in Qatar. For details, please call CGC Careline +974 44910666, mail to [email protected]
or visit www.cgulfc.com
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