Nokia Lumia 505 Goes Official with WP7.8 OS and 8MP Camera

Nokia Lumia 505

We’ve already seen a set of the Windows Phone handsets from the Finnish mobile maker including the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820, Lumia 822, Lumia 810, Lumia 710, Lumia 610, Lumia 510 and the recently launched affordable WP8 OS powered Lumia 620 handset. Today, the manufacturer has added another handset called Nokia Lumia 505 to its Windows Phones line-up. It is a low-end spec’d handset and it will be running the new Windows Phone 7.8 OS, which is expected to be rolled out for the existed WP7 handsets in early 2013. You can see the old Windows Phone log on the front side of the handset.

Here’s the list of the features of the Lumia 505:

# Ships with Windows Phone 7.8 OS
# 3.7-inch AMOLED display (we don’t know whether or not it has got Nokia’s ClearBlack technology)
# 800MHz single-core processor
# 8MP camera on back side, although it can’t record 1080p HD videos and it is also lacking Carl-Zeiss lens
# 4GB of non expandable onboard storage
# 7GB of free SkyDrive storage
# 256MB RAM
# Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n, micro USB 2.0
# 1300mAh battery, which lasts up to 7.2 hours of 3G talk time, 600 hours of standby time and 36 hours of music playback time.
# It measures 118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3 mm and weighs 131 grams

Nokia Lumia 505

Nokia Lumia 505

There’s no front facing camera and it is expected to go for sale in pink or black or red colored edition on Telcel network in Mexico for an unknown price tag. The carrier has yet to announce a precise launch for the Lumia 505 handset.

Source: Nokia

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