Nokia Lumia 610 Ilse Jurriën : February 27th 2012 - 13:55 CET
Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone : At the Mobile World Congress, currently held in Barcelona, Nokia introduced an entry-level Lumia smartphone. The Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone is a sleek and affordable smartphone designed for a younger audience. The new Nokia Lumia 610 lets you stay in contact with friends and family by providing instant access to social media networks and by bringing all your contacts into one place. Surf the web via the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser or access games through Xbox Live. The Nokia Lumia 610 includes many Windows Phone applications designed for Nokia phones, like Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport and Nokia Music. These services will enhance your mobile experiences with the Nokia Lumia 610.
Nokia Lumia 610
The Nokia Lumia 610 is the fourth Lumia smartphone and was made possible thanks to a new software release from Microsoft delivering enhanced capabilities to the Windows Phone 7.5 platform. The software release, available from April 2012 optimizes Windows Phones to support lower memory and processor requirements, while still delivering the same great experience for more affordable smartphones.
Photo & Video features on the Lumia 610
The new Lumia smartphone comes with an integrated 5 megapixel digital camera. The Nokia Lumia 610 includes a 28mm wide angle lens with auto focus and a LED flash. The camera features an anti-shake, face detection and red eye reduction function. Also geotagging belongs to the possibilities with the Lumia 610. For fluent videos, the new Lumia smartphone includes an HD video function, to record videos at 30 frames per second. The Nokia Lumia 610 records videos in MPEG-4 format.
Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone applications
The Nokia Lumia 610 benefits from the launch of new Windows Phone applications for Nokia Lumia phones. The Nokia Reading application makes it easier and faster to read news, ebooks and audio books. Nokia Reading delivers a highly personalized and locally relevant service, including the ability to access content offline and pin dynamic content to the start screen as a Live Tile. The completely new Nokia Transport application provides convenient door-to-door directions for over 500 cities across 46 countries. No matter if you go by tram, suburban train or bus, the Nokia Transport application on the Nokia Lumia 610 offers step-by-step directions to the nearest station as well as timetable information on when the next bus or train is arriving.
Nokia Drive navigation on the Lumia 610
Nokia also comes with an update for Nokia Drive, the free voice-guided, turn by turn navigation app that turns the Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone into a personal navigation device. The Nokia Drive update includes full offline use and features speed limit alerts. All new Windows Phone applications are available for download from the Windows Phone Marketplace in March 2012.
Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone
With a distinctive profile and finely beveled metallic edges, the Nokia Lumia 610 is built to convey both quality and aspiration. The Lumia 610 has sleek dimensions; 119x62x12mm and weighs less than 135 grams with the battery included. The Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone comes equipped with 8GB of internal memory.
Nokia Lumia 610 price & availability
The Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone comes in white, cyan, magenta and black and is expected to begin shipping in the second quarter of 2012. The Nokia Lumia 610 price has been determined at €190 Euro. There are also several colorful accessories like covers and headphones available for the Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone. Download the Nokia Lumia 610 specification sheet.
Nokia Lumia 610 review
As soon as we receive a Nokia Lumia 610 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Nokia Lumia 610 review. In the mean time read our Nokia Lumia 800 review