A Nokia smartphone (Credit: Reuters)
A Nokia smartphone (Credit: Reuters)Reuters

Nokia's much anticipated 4.7-inch Lumia 625 smartphone is now up for pre-orders at Indian online store Snapdeal.

The e-retailer is charging ₹1,000 as advance for prospective buyers pre-booking Lumia 625. The remaining amount can be paid when the Nokia phone gets released later this month.

The final price of Lumia 625 is expected to be priced around €220 Euros (excluding taxes), approximately ₹17,850 in Indian denominations.

As per a recent report, Infibeam and Home Shop 18 are the only other e-commerce shops to list Lumia 625, but sales are yet begin in these websites.

Nokia's biggest smartphone, Lumia 625, sports a 4.7-inch IPS super sensitive LCD WVGA screen with 800x480p resolution having a pixel density of 201 ppi (pixels per inch).

Like all 2013 Lumia phones, it runs on Windows Phone 8 operating system. It packs a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor with 512MB RAM and 8GB in-built memory which can be expanded up to 64GB.

It features a 2000 mAh battery which can sustain up to 23.5 hours of talk time. Lumia 625 houses a decent 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support and a secondary VGA camera on the front side.

The final price of Nokia Lumia 625 is expected to be around €220 Euros (excluding taxes), approximately ₹17,850.

Just a few days ago (9 August, Friday), Flipkart had opened the pre-booking window for Lumia 625's expensive metal-clad sibling, Lumia 925, with a price-tag of ₹33,999. Both Lumia smartphones are reportedly getting released in India around same time by the end of August.

Key specifications of Nokia Lumia 625:

Model Nokia Lumia 625
Display 4.7-inch IPS LCD WVGA (800x480) screen with pixel density of 201 ppi (pixels per inch), Corning Glass 2 protective screen shield
OS Windows Phone 8
Processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
Camera Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, 1080p full HD video recording, 4X zoomFront: VGA(480p) camera
Network 2G & 3G
Battery BP-4GWA battery with 2000 mAhTalk time:23.9 hours (2G) & 15.2 hours (3G)
Add-ons Wi-Fi (WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n),Bluetooth v4.0+LE,USB v2.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio
Dimensions 133.2 x 72.2 x 9.3 mm
Weight 159 g
Price €220 (around ₹17,850) excluding taxes