Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Nokia Lumia 610

Nokia Lumia 610 is the most affordable Windows Phone we’ve seen so far. It lowers the spec requirements on Windows Phone - it requires less capable processors and less RAM. For example, low-end WP phones will now be able to ship with Qualcomm 7x27A chips and 256MB of RAM. At the same time, the Nokia Lumia 610 aims to come with the same smooth Windows Phone experience and it is confirmed to offer all of WP features. Software-wise you’d get Nokia Maps, Drive, and Nokia Transport with bus and subway directions for over 500 cities that will augment WP. Designwise, the new handset features curvy metallic edges and Nokia describes it to have a "confident feel." The Nokia Lumia 610 price is set at around $255 (189 euro) - the most affordable we've seen Windows Phone go.


Nokia Lumia 610 specifications

Pros

  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 250ppi (252 ppi)

Cons

  • Too little RAM memory (256 MB RAM)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.69 x 2.44 x 0.47 (119 x 62 x 12 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.64 oz (132 g)
      the average is 4.3 oz (124 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.70 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 252 ppi
  • Technology:
    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 6.50 hours
      the average is 7 h (446 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 24.2 days (580 hours)
      the average is 17 days (397 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 7.50 hours
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 22.1 days (530 hours)
  • Capacity:
    • 1300 mAh

Hardware

  • Processor:
    • Single core, 800 MHz
  • Graphics processor:
      • Yes
  • System memory:
    • 256 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8000 MB

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • Auto focus, Image stabilizer, Video stabilizer, Face detection, White balance, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Frames
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Continuous autofocus in a video

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Radio:
      • FM, Stereo

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Yes
    • Supports:
      • HTML, HTML5, XHTML
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS
  • Satellite system:
    • A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
  • Navigation:
    • Points of interest (POI), Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office 2007, Office 2003, PDF), Calculator, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • USB charging
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Additional microphone:
      • for Noise cancellation
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Feb 2012
  • Scheduled release:
    • Q2 2012

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • MicroUSB Charger AC- 50, Battery BP-3L, Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Stereo Headset WH-208, Quick guide, Product information booklet