Nokia India launched the two new additions to its Lumia portfolio in Chennai- Nokia Lumia 925 and Nokia Lumia 625, at UniverCell Store, Phoenix Market City Present at the event to unveil the devices was popular film actress Trisha Krishna along with Mr. T.S. Sridhar, Regional General Manager (South), Nokia India and Mr. Satish Babu, Founder, UniverCell.
The new Nokia Lumia 925 offers a superlative imaging experience enabled by the world's most advanced lens technology, PureView camera and Nokia's next generation imaging software to deliver clearer, sharper pictures and video as well as enhanced low-light imaging - all packed in a suavely designed, slim and stylish metal-polycarbonate body. The Nokia Lumia 625 flaunts a large 4.7-inch super-sensitive LCD screen designed for a great entertainment experience, with the added impetus of an exclusive video content app offering access to a rich cache of over 3000 movies across Hollywood, Bollywood and regional genres for streaming and downloading.
Speaking about the new devices, the Mr. T.S. Sridhar, Regional General Manager (South), Nokia India said, "The Nokia Lumia 925 and Nokia Lumia 625 are perfect examples of our focus on innovation and continued investment in delivering truly compelling Smartphone experiences to our consumers at every price point. The Nokia Lumia 625 is our largest Smartphone screen to date and offers a superior entertainment companion to our consumers, while with the Nokia Lumia 925, we have introduced metal to the Lumia range in a sleek, light weight design that consumers will love along with enhanced imaging capabilities -both reiterating Nokia's commitment to advance experiences on the Nokia Lumia portfolio."
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Satish Babu, Founder, UniverCell said, "We value our association with Nokia and are extremely excited to launch the two latest devices from the Nokia Lumia family - the Nokia Lumia 925 and Nokia Lumia 625. It has always been our effort to bring the best in category mobile experiences to consumers and the Lumia range has seen a tremendous response, with increasing momentum quarter upon quarter. With these two new devices, we are now poised to take the Nokia Lumia journey to the next level."
Excited about the new Lumia devices, Trisha Krishnan said, "Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives today and I use my device extensively to remain connected, for music, watching videos and clicking images. The Nokia Lumia 925 is a Smartphone that I'd really like to flaunt because of its amazing design and would like to have the Nokia Lumia 625 for its great Your Movies app with which I can enjoy entertainment on the goNokia Lumia 925: More than your eyes can see
The Nokia Lumia 925 introduces a stylish metal design for the first time to the Nokia Lumia range, with the polycarbonate made available in white, grey or black. A wireless charging cover can be clipped onto the back of the phone to take advantage of Nokia's extensive wireless charging accessories and ecosystem.
The Nokia Lumia 925 showcases the latest PureView camera innovation, new features and third party applications coming to the Nokia Lumia range. In addition to boasting the most advanced lens technology and software for better imaging capabilities, this smartphone also introduces the new Nokia Smart Camera mode, coming as an update to all Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphones. Nokia Smart Camera offers an easy way to capture ten images at once and edit the pictures with options like Best Shot, Action Shot, and Motion Focus for creating the perfect high quality image.
Leading Nokia services such as the HERE suite of integrated location and navigation services and Nokia Music for unlimited streaming of free music playlists, add to the great proposition offered by Nokia's latest additions.
Nokia Lumia 625: The Phone Theatre
The Lumia 625 delivers a world of premium entertainment to a wide audience with a large 4.7-inch super-sensitive LCD screen. Nokia Lumia 625 consumers in India will get an out-of-the-box entertainment package worth over Rs.. 16000/- absolutely free of cost. This includes movies, eBooks from Flipkart and access to the Nokia Music Store, among others.
The Lumia 625 will come pre-loaded with Your Movies, the only movie app that allows users not to just stream but also to download movies on to the device. Developed by Digitainment, India's largest digital full movie distribution company and technology partner/powered by Touchfone, Your Movies will initially have over 3000 movies from Hollywood, Bollywood and other regional genre .In order to facilitate easy access, Nokia will also provide all Nokia Lumia 625 users free access to Ozone Wi-Fi zones across India at more than 800 youth hangout zones that include Café Coffee Day, McDonalds, and Subway among others. Consumers can download up to 10 GB of content in these zones at no extra cost during the first three months of purchasing the device.
Moreover, games, apps, and free navigation with HERE Maps and Drive are also easier to follow on the Nokia Lumia 625's big screen. With a new expression of the award winning Nokia Lumia design, it offers the choice of 5 semi-transparent changeable shells; available in orange, bright green, yellow, and white and black.
Both the Nokia Lumia 625 and the Nokia Lumia 925 come pre-loaded with the newly launched Flipkart eBooks WP Phone app. Consumers will get free titles from well-known authors like Chetan Bhagat, Shobha De, and Khushwant Singh among others.
Running Windows Phone 8, both the Nokia Lumia 625and Nokia Lumia 925 provide leading personalisation with changeable Live Tiles that update direct to the home screen, whilst the People Hub makes it easy to stay connected with friends and family. There's also Xbox Live and Microsoft Office integration and access to over 175000 apps on the Windows Store. In addition to 7GB of online SkyDrive storage, the Nokia Lumia 625 has 8GB of in built memory and SD memory card support of up to 64GB, while the Nokia Lumia 925 has 16GB of internal memory.
Coloud Gear: complete the experience
Nokia has also teamed with Coloud to create new range of headphones that combine audio prowess with excellent value.. The three new headsets are called Boom, Knock and Pop. Customized for Nokia, the headsets are affordable, robust and yet stylish and colorful headphones that complete the Nokia accessory range at a lower price point. The headphones come with Zound Lasso, a smarter way of managing the cable.
Boom, Knock, and Pop come in either yellow, bright red, or cyan - Nokia's iconic colours. All three headphones will be available September onwards.
Price and Availability
The Nokia Lumia 925 will be available at a best buy price of INR 33499/- and the Nokia Lumia 625 will have a best buy price of INR 19999/-.. Prices of Coloud headsets will be announced closer to market launch.
Source: Nokia Press Release