Nokia Lumia 610 is the low-end budgeted Windows Phone from Nokia which is released after the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 710 and the giant Nokia Lumia 900 (not in India yet). Nokia Lumia with incredible features, powered by Windows Phone 7.5 and in a affordable range is ready to Turn Up the Fun.
A sleek and stylish design gives your a wide array of hues such as white, cyan, magenta and black from which you can choose your own. Looks of Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) combined with the delicious metallic colors from Nokia is the best and cheapest Windows Phone ever.
Hardware: Even with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MHz processor and 3.7 inches of screen size feel of Lumia and Windows Phone is missing from the Lumia 610. Lumia 610 got a minimum low-end resolution of 800 by 480 with a Capacitive Touchscreen. Feel of vibrant colors so seen on Lumia 900 or Lumia 800 is incomparable with it and here it loses the grip over customer in the market.
Camera: Lumia 610 is loaded with a 5 Megapixel camera with LED flash autofocus capability is missing a front camera and left out with no option of HD video recording. You can point n shoot with Lumia 610 but with its poor VGA quality, 28mm/ f/2.2 lens but the final result is not satisfactory. For kind of normal pics its still in race as compared with other 5 megapixel smartphones. While in case you are on a way to click a snap with it, Auto focus, manual white-balance feature let you save the picture up-to 2592 x 1944 px. With a 5 megapixel camera it zooms up 4x and gives a better quality picture. Even if a basic photo capturing is offered by Nokia Lumia 610 camera, Nokia’s software additions are capable enough to make the device stand ahead from the other Smartphones in the range. Every customer who has seen Nokia Lumia 900 will miss one thing in other Lumia variants which is front facing camera. We know that you can get a front facing camera 5 MP camera Android based phone easily in market in this range but still if your wallet is allowing you to purchase a smartphone with such a price tag then you must go with Windows Phone based Nokia Lumia 610.
Application Support: Windows Phone Market Place is full with developers and their apps for your lovely Windows Phone but with a 256 MB of RAM you get disappointment with installation of some apps like Angry Birds, Tango or Skype. While installing those apps which are not supported on such low RAM will show you a warning message about the low memory but developers are still working on it for apps improvements.
Comarison with other Lumia Variants: Nokia Lumia 610 if compared with other handsets in the Lumia Series shares the same base of Processor from Qualcomm but where Lumia 610 is having 800 MHz clock speed, rest Lumia phones are having 1.4 GHz of clock speed.
Nokia Lumia 610 offers you an option to have the most affordable Smartphone which let you enjoy everything a smartphone has. You also avail the features of Nokia apps for free such as Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport and Nokia Reading. Lets have a quick view over the hands-on video of Lumia 610:
And not only this Lumia 610 differs in Memory too with only 256 MB of RAM and Lumia 710, Lumia 800 & Lumia 900 are equipped with 512 MB of RAM. But still with this low power hardware design and low-end display, Lumia 610 is booming in market just because of its affordable price tag.
Quick Look at Basic Specifications:
|Primary Camera:||5 megapixels|
|Internal Memory:||8 GB|
|Battery Life:||9.5 h Max 3G | 720 h Mac 3G Standby|
Nokia Lumia 610 is available in Indian Market from April, 2012 with a price tag of Rs 14,999/- and this price tag makes this smartphone the cheapes Windows Phone in the world.