Nokia launches Lumia 610 Windows Phone with price tag of Rs. 12999 in India

After successfully launching Lumia 610 Windows Phone Tango in European markets, Nokia has now launched the new Windows Phone powered low configuration smartphone in Indian markets. Nokia Lumia 610 is being designed to conquer the entry level smartphone market which is currently ruled by the Android powered low cost smartphones from companies like Samsung, Micromax and Spice.

Nokia Lumia 610 runs on Windows Phone Tango. Microsoft specifically released the Tango update to optimize the Windows Phone OS to run on even low configuration devices.

I am sure that this phone is surely going to attract the masses as with its beautiful and clutter free interface with a nice price tag, no one would like to use a mess like Android or Symbian (Yes, they are still in the market!).

Nokia Lumia 610 Specs

If we look at the Lumia 610 hardware specs, it is still much better than other phones of this price range. It sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 7227A single core processor cloaked at 800 MHz, 256 MB SD RAM for smooth performance. The phone is having a 3.7 inches multitouch capacitive LCD screen with resolution of 800×480.

It has 8 GB of internal memory with 7 GB of free SkyDrive cloud storage, a 5 Megapixel primary camera with auto focus and LED flash. Nokia Lumia 610 has a sleek design with metallic finish molded in slim dimensions of 119.24 x 62.18 x 11.95 mm and weighs only 131.5 grams.

It comes with premium Lumia apps such as Nokia Maps and the navigation (with Hindi, Tamil language support), Nokia Drive, Application Highlights, Nokia Contacts Transfer, Nokia Music and Nokia Transit.

It also has FM Radio, a powerful 1300mAh battery and available in Magenta, White, Cyan and Black colors.

If we talk about connectivity options, it has Micro USB, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR with Stereo Audio and 3.5mm AHJ Connector. And extra features which makes this phone superb are Micro SIM, 3D Accelerometer, Flight Mode, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor and 2 Microphones.

Nokia Lumia 610 Price in India

This super sleek phone is priced at 12,999 INR in Indian markets. For more details, visit the official product website.

You can’t get more than this in the price in which Nokia is offering this phone! Nokia Lumia 900, Lumia 800, Lumia 710 and Lumia 610 are not upgradable to Windows Phone 8, but they will get the Windows Phone 7.8 update, which will make it look like Windows Phone 8. You might want to also check out comparison chart of iPhone 5 vs HTC Windows Phone 8X vs Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S III.

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