The Good The Nokia Lumia 625's 4.7-inch screen makes for effortless viewing, and the $300 price tag its wallet-friendly for an unlocked phone. Depending on your area, it also supports LTE.
The Bad For a phone of its size, the Lumia 625's too-low resolution is fuzzy and dull compared to premium Lumias. The 625's 5-megapixel camera struggles taking photos in the shade.
The Bottom Line Despite a few faults, the Lumia 625’s smooth, higher-end design and solid performance make it a great value for the price.
A big Lumia with a medium price
The Nokia Lumia 625 is neither a premium or budget device, but instead a little bit of both.
This midrange phone comes with features normally spotted on the premium Lumia 820, 920, and 1020, including LTE (where available), a solid, sleek build, a promised long-lasting battery, and a Gorilla Glass 2 screen.
On the other hand, the 625 has little internal storage and RAM, a low-resolution display, a 5-megapixel camera, and no NFC, most of which are characteristics of the lower-end Lumia, , and .
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