After losing a noticeable market share, Nokia is looking to make a comeback in smartphone market by introducing several good Windows-based devices. Nokia Lumia 610 is the most affordable Windows-based phone ever introduced by the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer till date. This device offers the same fluid experience as the other expensive counterparts.
Nokia Lumia 610 is available in four colours including black, white, magenta as well as Cyan. The box contains the phone, charger, micro-USB cables as well as a pair of quality headphones. The dimensions and weight of the phone is almost similar to Nokia Lumia 710. It has got tinted chrome edges which helps to give it a metallic illusion. The sturdy build of Lumia 610 allows it to fit in the hands easily. The power button of the device can be found on the right hand side along with volume rocker as well as camera button.
There is a 5 MP rear camera in the phone that comes with LED flash. The rear matte finish of the device looks quite appealing. The front side of the phone sports three capacitive keys for Back, Home and Search. An 800MHz processor powers this device. The device has got 8 GB of internal storage and 256 MB RAM. You can also utilize the 7 GB free storage that is offered by SkyDrive.
Unlike Lumia 800 and Lumia 710, Lumia 610 has got a smaller 3.7 inch LCD screen backed by WVGA resolution and a pixel density of 252 ppi. Despite of having just moderate screen specifications the text is clearly visible and graphics looks pretty decent. However, you may face problem while viewing screen under direct sunlight. You can also record VGA quality videos with this great device. The in-built Camera app allows you to edit photos using White Balance, Scene Mode, ISO Setting, flash etc. However, a front camera is missing from the device.
One of the most noticeable features of this device is the Windows Phone 7.5 OS. This OS is apt for Windows phones that have got lower specifications. This device features a live tile Metro user interface along with two customizable home screens. You can edit the arrangement of the tiles as per your preference. There also a voice assistant in Windows Phone 7.5 which can be used for dictation.
Lastly, the biggest advantage that Nokia Lumia 610 has over its competitors is its cheap price tag. The device also offers decent performance and you must consider buying it.