Nokia unveils Lumia 510 Windows Phone, coming to India and China in November

Nokia unveils Lumia 510 Windows Phone, coming to India and China in November

Nokia is one of the major player in the budget phones arena from several years but budget phones were just feature-phones in the past year. Now the game has totally changed with Android operating system because we have seen many budget phones which works as a smartphone only because these are based on Android platform. As we all know, Nokia is adopting Android for the smartphone and already chosen Microsoft Windows Phone operating system. So taking Windows platform this time, Finnish manufacturer comes up with all new Lumia 510 as a budget segment Windows Phone based smartphone.

Nokia Lumia 510

Nokia Lumia 510

Nokia Lumia 510 will be sole Windows Phone till date having price tag of  around $199 (Rs.10.7K aprrox.), even lower price than the Lumia 610. On the launching, Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia Smart Devices said;

“With the Nokia Lumia 510 we continue to meet our commitment to bring Windows Phone to new, lower price points. People who use Windows Phone quickly realize how much more intuitive it is than other smartphone platforms, and Nokia Lumia is the best embodiment of the Windows Phone experience. With the Nokia Lumia 510 we’re looking forward to welcoming more people into the Windows Phone experience.”

Now check some specs of the all new Nokia Lumia 510, the smartphone has a 4-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels (WVGA) resolution. For photography, Nokia is giving a 5MP auto-focus camera on the rear, but there is no flash for dark shots. The Lumia 510 is powered by Snapdragon S1 processor, clock speed is undefined by Nokia but we assume that it would be clocked at 1GHz speed. In terms of memory, the smartphone has 256MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage and there is a 7GB SkyDrive cloud storage as well, but there is no slot to expand the memory using a memory card. For connectivity, there is 3G with HSDPA, Wi-Fi with b/g/n support and Bluetooth version 2.1. Nokia Lumia 510 features a battery of 1300mAh capacity which will easily give one day backup.

Key Specs of Nokia Lumia 510:

  • 4-inch TFT display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 5MP camera with f/2.4 aperture and wide angle 28mm focal length (in 35mm equiv.)
  • Powered by Snapdragon S1 processor
  • 256MB RAM, 4GB internal storage and 7GB SkyDrive cloud storage
  • For connectivity, WiFi with 802.11 b/g/n support, Bluetooth v2.1, microUSB and GPS
  • Comes with Windows Phone 7.5 operating system
  • Measures 120.7mm x 64.9mm x 11.5mm and weighs 129g
  • Standard Battery of 1300mAh.

Nokia Lumia 510 comes with Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, it will also receive an update to Windows Phone 7.8 in the future. The smartphone also comes with pre-installed several Nokia apps such as Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and Nokia Transport. As all the Windows Phones, Nokia Lumia 510 comes with Office support, which means users can edit and share documents on the move.

Take a look at the official promo of Nokia Lumia 510:

The Lumia 510 firstly reaches to India and China in the month of November, Asia-Pacific countries and South America will get the smartphone soon after dispatched to the both the countries.

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