Nokia today announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 625 smartphone across East Africa, offering affordable high speed connectivity with a big 4.7” screen for a leading entertainment experience.

The Nokia Lumia 625 is available in a range of colours at the following recommended retail prices:

Kenya: KES 28,900

Tanzania: TZS 525,000

Uganda: UGX 839,000

With a new expression of the award winning Nokia Lumia design, the Nokia Lumia 625 offers the choice of semi-transparent changeable shells; available in white, black and yellow which add to the Live Tile personalisation brought by Windows Phone 8.

Nokia Lumia 625 brings a rich selection of exclusive high end innovations to a lower price. These include a range of integrated camera applications like Nokia Smart Camera, which allows users to capture the perfect shot every time, and Nokia Cinemagraph, which transforms pictures into living memories.

The Nokia Lumia 625 is 4G/LTE ready smartphone, capable of offering up to 10x faster video streaming and internet surfing*. Content like games, apps, and free navigation with HERE Maps and Drive are also easier to follow on its big screen. It offers access to over 165,000 apps and leading Nokia services out of the box.

“The Nokia Lumia 625 combines high end innovation and experiences with a stunning 4.7” screen and high speed connectivity, to bring entertainment to new audiences on a budget,” said Bruce Howe, general manager for Nokia East Africa. “This is a great addition to our Lumia portfolio in the region and shows our commitment to constantly bringing innovation at every price point”.

Running Windows Phone 8, the Nokia Lumia 625 provides 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, Microsoft Office integration and 7GB of online SkyDrive storage that add to the 8GB of in built memory, and SD memory card support of up to 64GB.

*Dependent on availability of 4G/LTE network service in market

Nokia Lumia 625

Operating System

Windows Phone 8


4.7 inch WVGA @ 201ppi with Sunlight Readability Enhancement, High Brightness Mode, Color Enhancement and Super Sensitive Touch


2000 mAh


1.2GHz, Dual Core


Main: 5MP Autofocus, LED flash ,1080p@30fps, VGA front facing camera



8GB with support for up to 64GB SD card