The Nokia Lumia 620 now available at TELUS
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) First to launch compact, affordable smartphone in North America
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Nokia and TELUS today announced that the Nokia Lumia 620 is now available to TELUS customers. TELUS is the first North American
carrier to offer this Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The Nokia Lumia 620
offers a fun, youthful appeal and compact design. With seven different
exchangeable shells to choose from, Canadians can adapt the look of
their Nokia Lumia 620 to their personal taste and style. At TELUS, the
smartphone will come in black with a bonus white exchangeable shell.
The Nokia Lumia 620 brings all the features and qualities found in a
premium device at an affordable price. It packs a punch with the 1 GHz
dual-core SnapDragon S4 processor, making it possible to multi-task,
stream in HD and share content at super-fast speeds. The 3.8-inch
ClearBlack display has sunlight readability enhancements so users are
able to see what is on the screen no matter how sunny their
The smartphone also features an exclusive camera lens that transforms
the creative power of the 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.
What's more, the Nokia Lumia 620 uses a new "dual-shot" colour
technique to deliver a variety of striking colour and texture effects.
Dual-shot adds a second layer of coloured, transparent or translucent
polycarbonate on top of a base layer to produce secondary colour blends
and depth effects.
"With its innovative design, the latest Windows Phone 8 software and
signature experiences from Nokia, like Nokia Maps, the Nokia Lumia 620
is a highly competitive smartphone at this price point," said Matt
Rothschild, head of Retails and Sales Operations, Americas, Nokia.
"The Nokia Lumia 620 marries affordability, function and style in a
mobile device, important qualities our customers look for and value in
their smartphone," said Brent Johnston, TELUS vice-president of
Mobility Solutions. "We carefully select a versatile line-up of devices
that gives our customers choice, such as great starter devices like the
Nokia Lumia 620. We also focus on giving them the best possible start
with distinctive supporting services and programs like our TELUS
Learning Centres, Anytime Upgrades, Device Trade-in and Flex Data Plans
that fit within their budget."
In addition to NFC connectivity, the affordable smartphone also provides
access to the world's best maps and location experience, including
Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and Nokia Transport. It also includes the
exclusive Nokia City Lens, which displays information about local
surroundings overlaid onto buildings as seen through the camera
The Nokia Lumia 620 is available only at TELUS for $0 on 2-year term on
any rate plan or $250 month-to-month. For more information, visit www.telusmobility.com/NokiaLumia620.
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have
become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every
day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share
experiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to
one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its
brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information,
TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications
company in Canada, with $10.9 billion of annual revenue and more than
13.1 million customer connections, including 7.7 million wireless
subscribers, 3.4 million wireline network access lines, 1.4 million
Internet subscribers and 678,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by
President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of
communications products and services, including wireless, data,
Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team
members and retirees have contributed more than $300 million to
charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.8 million
hours of service to local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS
Community Boards lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was
honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation
globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals,
becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious
For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.
To download images of the Nokia Lumia 620, please visit http://press.nokia.com/
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