Nokia Lumia 625 is 4.7-inch and 4G, out in September for £200

Nokia's latest Lumia is massive, and aimed at those shopping on a budget.

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Nokia has cranked out another cheap Lumia phone, but this one has a few superpowers snuck up its sleeves -- it's massive, and has 4G capabilities.

While it looks a lot like Nokia's previous Lumia efforts, this is actually the biggest Windows Phone that our favourite Finns have built to date. It has a 4.7-inch display, guaranteed to stretch your palms to exciting new proportions.

The display resolution isn't quite as enticing as the size however -- that panel packs 480x800 pixels, which isn't a particularly high resolution. That could mean that photos, video and web pages don't look as pin-sharp as they will on competing mobiles.

That drop in resolution will be keeping the price down, however. Also expect to see Nokia's usual line-up of own-brand maps software and other Windows-flavoured treats. 4G hardware means you'll get theoretically speedier data, though you may have to pay for a pricier contract.

Though the price is impressive, shoppers will still be wise to weigh up the merits of the 625 against the Nexus 4, which costs a mere £239.

The Lumia 625 will be out in the UK in September, for the bargain price of around £200 SIM-free, we're told. It'll be available to snap up from EE, Vodafone, O2, Phones 4U and Carphone Warehouse.

For more on this intriguing gadget, check out our full preview, and let me know whether you're keen by way of the comments or on our Facebook wall.

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