Nokia Lumia 610 Launched at Rs. 12999 INR- Details And Review

by Rohit on July 6, 2012

Nokia India has launched the Nokia Lumia 610 in India on 6th July 2012 at a best price of Rs. 12,999 which will be available at dealer outlets starting 7th July 2012. The phone looks promising in the price segment in which it has been launched and Nokia has tied up with Warner Brothers for their upcoming movie The Dark Knight Rises and has launched exclusive Nokia app based on the same theme. It has also launched Nokia Lumia 800 Limited Edition phone with the Dark Knight theme. We did test the device for sometime and we bring you some exclusive pictures and video review of the same in this article, read on for more details.

Nokia Lumia 610 Windows 7 Phone

Nokia Lumia 610 Hand On Video Review

Nokia Lumia 610 Hardware Specifications

Lumia 610 is powered by a 800 MHz snapdragon processor and Adreno 200 GPU. It has 256 MB of RAM and 8GB of Internal memory. The screen size is 3.7 inch and has a resolution of 480×800 pixels with TFT capacitive touch screen. It has a 1300 mAh battery which can last up to 10 hours of talk time on 2G network as per Nokia claims. It has got a 5 megapixel camera with flash, it has GPS, FM radio, 2G and 3G support, WiFi, Bluetooth etc. It weighs just 131 grams and measures 119x62x12mm which is quite a comfortable form factor.

Nokia Lumia 610 Software & User Interface

Lumia 610 comes with Windows Phone 7 OS and runs version 7.5 which will be upgraded to version 7.8 in coming months. It will not get the WP8 upgrade but the look and feel of the WP 7.8 will be same as that of the WP8 except for some missing features which are hardware dependent and will be introduces with WP8 only like NFC etc.

It runs some very useful apps like Nokia’s turn by turn navigation with live traffic information, Nokia music with 45 Lakhs DRM free songs to download, Nokia Mix Radio which is a proprietary Nokia service with 150 radio channels which can be customized and even downloaded for offline use.

Box Contents

  • Nokia Lumia 610
  • Nokia AC-50N MicroUSB Charger
  • Nokia Battery BP-3L 3.7V 1300 mAh
  • Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD
  • Nokia Headset WH-208
  • Quick Guide, User Guide and Product information leaflet

Pros

  • Battery Life
  • Nokia Maps
  • Nokia Music
  • Nokia Mix radio
  • Premium looks
  • Light weight and compact
  • Great touch screen and display quality
  • Responsive

Cons

  • Will never get Windows Phone 8 or later software upgrades
  • Rear cover could have been metallic instead of plastic
  • Prone to fingerprint marks on touch screen

Conclusion

In its budget, Lumia 610 is a good buy and has more pros than cons which means that it is a good value for money smartphone if you are ready to go beyond Android and iOS.

Nokia Lumia 610 Exclusive Pictures

 
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Rohit

Rohit Khurana is a professional Technology Blogger from India. Check more about him on his profile page.

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