Nokia Lumia 610 Debuts In Philippines, Price Is $260


29.04.2012

Nokia Lumia 610 Debuts In Philippines, Price Is $260

The cheapest Windows Phone smartphone of the Nokia line-up have officially debuted in Philippines. Nokia Lumia 610 has modest hardware specifications, but it promises a lag-less experience, even though we are dealing with a lite Windows Phone.

Nokia Lumia 610 was introduced in February at Mobile World Congress 2012 event in Barcelona and it’s a smartphone designed for the emergent markets, where it has to compete against low-end Android smartphones.

Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 were the first two Windows Phone devices developed by the Finland-based company and they were unveiled in October 2011 at Nokia World event. In January 2011 the LTE Nokia’s WP flagship was introduced at CES 2012, and one month later the global version of Nokia Lumia 900 was introduced, along with Lumia 610, the cheapest smartphone of the line-up.

Nokia Lumia 610 features a 3.7-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution o 480 x 800 pixels, prodected against scratches by Corning Gorilla Glass technology. The low-end smartphone also features a single core CPU clocked at 800 MHz, 256 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal flash storage.

Lumia 610 leaves the factory gates with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango on board. In terms of connectivity it has 3G support for download speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, microUSB and 3.5 mm jack. The WP terminal also comes with a 5 megapixel camera mounted on the back of the case, with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, and support for HD 720p video recording.

All these goodies are kept alive by a 1,300 mAh battery. Lumia 610 weighs in 131 grams and it’s pretty slim too, with a waist of 12 mm.

In Philippines Nokia Lumia 610 has a price tag of about $260 unlocked, thus it might fit most budgets. With a price and looks like Lumia 610′s the technical aspects are less important, as Microsoft improved their mobile OS, now promising an smooth experience. The affordable WP device will hit 7 more Asian countries in a couple of weeks, then it will be made available on other markets later this quarter.

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