Affordable price of Nokia Lumia 610 does not mean that it will be a phone with low end hardware specifications.
Nokia, in the last few months, has been pressing the gas for its Lumia devices and now to add power to it, the Finnish mobile device manufacturer is getting ready to launch an affordable Windows Phone, named Lumia 610.
While talking to The Mobile Indian, Nokia India's marketing director, Viral Oza said, "We will be launching Lumia 610 soon in the Indian market and at an affordable price."
Lumia 610 will be the cheapest Windows Phone based device in the Indian market followed by stable mate, Nokia Lumia 710, which is priced at Rs 15,500. Affordable price of Nokia Lumia 610 does not mean that it will be a phone with low end hardware specifications as it will sport a 3.7-inch display with a resolution of 800×480 and will use a Qualcomm 800 MHz processor. This 3G phone will have a capacitive touch screen.
It will also include a 5 megapixel camera with 8 GB of onboard storage. Besides, the Lumia 610 will come preloaded with Nokia apps like Nokia Music, Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, and will be available in four colours - White, Black, Magenta and Cyan.
The Nokia N1 was first device of the Finnish company after it sold its mobile business to Microsoft.
Post the deal with Microsoft, Nokia is restricted from using the Nokia brand name on smartphones until the last quarter of 2016 and on feature phones for 10 years.
Nokia N1 is priced at at $249 or about Rs 15,380.
It has been priced at $29 ( around Rs 1,900) and be available in select markets, starting in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe in Q1 2015.
Once the transition is over Nokia store will be history.
The Nokia N1 tablet is expected to be released in the first quarter of next year in China for an estimated price of about Rs 15,380.
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The smartphone is priced very competitively as compared to other 6 inch Android phablets in India and that makes it a strong contender.
Among all the Nokia Lumia smartphones launched till date Lumia 520 was the most popular smartphone from the company particularly among first time users.
The three phones are now available for a difference of around Rs 2,000 between them.