MWC 2012: Nokia Lumia 610 specs leak before announcement

The Nokia keynote at the Mobile World Congress 2012 is scheduled to take place any time now and as expected the brand is speculated to have a good showing at the event. HTC and their quad-core handset, the One X that was announced just a while ago, have been hogging on all the limelight, so far. The next bit of information about Nokia comes from, revealing exclusive details on a handset from the brand’s lower range of smartphones – the Lumia 610.

Coming soon to India

Coming soon to India (Image Credit - Pocketnow)



Details about this handset from the lower spectrum of the brand’s Lumia range have been shrouded in mystery, thus far, but as per the report, a little more has been revealed of this smartphone that is going to be unveiled shortly. For those of you who can’t wait, here's some details on the Lumia 610 - it is an entry-level offering from Nokia, running on the Tango edition of the Windows Phone operating system. It will come with a 3.2-inch display, which will most likely be the brand’s Clear Black display and keeping in line with its entry level features, the display is 0.5 inches smaller than the Lumia 800. The camera at the back is downgraded, compared to its higher end brothers and will feature a 3MP shooter. The report states that their sources have informed them that the smartphone will feature a 256 MB RAM, but they have no confirmation regarding the same. Apart from this, the website has also received the tentative pricing on the Nokia Lumia 610 with it expected to retail for approximately Rs. 11,000. What comes as the best news is that the website notes that upon launch, it won't be very long before it comes to India.

The brand is expected to showcase this handset, along with what they're touting as the successor to the Nokia N8 that runs on the Symbian OS and will be featured in the PureView series. Another handset that is expected to be showcased at the event is the global version of the Nokia Lumia 900. The handset made its first appearance at CES 2012 and with the global announcement set to take place shortly; one can expect the handset to be available soon.


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Published Date: Feb 27, 2012 12:35 pm | Updated Date: Feb 27, 2012 12:35 pm