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Nokia Lumia 610 officially announced at Mobile World Congress 2012

Its true. Nokia Lumia 610 is indeed real. Lumia 610 is the first Windows Phone device running on a 800 Mhz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1. In case you didn’t notice, Windows Phone devices run on 1 Ghz processors (earlier minimum requirement) only. Another thing that sets Lumia 610 apart from 710 is the RAM on device. 610 has 256 MB RAM compared to 512 on the 710. But, as BGR India points out – The device will be around 4k cheaper than 710 too. Lumia 610 comes in 4 colors:, white, cyan, magenta and black. You also get all the Lumia exclusives app along with the 610 purchase, like Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, etc and new inclusion is the new exclusive Nokia Reading.

 

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Nokia Lumia 610 specs. are below:

 

Networks: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

Speed: HSDPA cat 7: 7.2Mbps,

Display: 3.7” WVGA (800×480) TFT capacitive touch LCD display with pinch zoom

Memory: 256MB RAM, 8GB storage

Camera: 5 megapixels, auto-focus, LED flash.

Size/Weight: 119.24mm x 62.18mm x 11.95mm / 131.5g

Processor: 800 Mhz Single Core/Qualcomm Snapdragon S1

Battery: 1300 mAh

Talk time: GSM : 10.5 h, WCDMA : 9.5h. Standby time: GSM : 670 h, WCDMA :720 h

Don’t forget to check out the hands on video from Nokia:

The device will be available globally. More specific details will be posted soon.

3 thoughts on “Nokia Lumia 610 officially announced at Mobile World Congress 2012”

  1. So the Lumia 610 has the same specifications as Lumia 710 except for the slower processor and lesser RAM. With the WP 7.5 OS further optimised by Microsoft to run on slower processors and their new paging system enabling devices to allocate more memory than physically present, it seems the phone will be able to provide genuine, fast and relaible Windows Phone experience.

    I’m particularly happy they haven’t reduced the size of the screen, because in my opinion, anything smaller than 3.6/3.7 inches is really unsuitable for modern smartphone experience. Moreover, with the processor chugging along at 800 MHz, the 1300 mAH battery should give more bang for the buck. 8GB on board memory and 5 MP camera are also almost industry par minimum requirements and they’ve done well to stick to them.

    All in all, the Lumia 610 is more than what we expected Microsoft-Nokia to pull off. I think you have a win win situation here.

      1. tango low end devices limitation is  you could run 95% of the apps available in the marketplace due to 256M memory thats the only limitation except of the hardware if you want better hardware then you need better device

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