Nokia Lumia 610 Hands-on Review
0. phoneArena 27 Feb 2012, 04:54 posted on
A heavily rumored handset, the Nokia Lumia 610 was finally announced today here at MWC 2012. As expected, the 610 is the first real budget-friendly Windows Phone, expected to retail for about $255 (EUR 189), which is pretty decent for a Windows Phone...
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1. Birds (Posts: 927; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
The only thing stopping me from purchasing this phone is the fact that I have no details on the zune account. Is it like an android account? Can someone help me out? lol
2. DIYguy (Posts: 190; Member since: 27 Feb 2011)
microsoft is changing their account system not sure when.
3. Henrik (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Feb 2012)
All you need is a Windows Live account (Hotmail, Xbox, Live etc), after that Zune works pretty much like iTunes and such. If you don't have an account, you can just register a new one :)
4. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2864; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
This would be amazing on a prepaid network.
5. 7thspaceman (Posts: 899; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Wow at last a person can buy a cheap smart phone that wont be a waste of your good old hard earned money. Microsoft did a great job of designing a smart phone OS that can well run on a low spec device. they should get an award for their great Work and Nokia deserves great credit for designing and making very affordable Windows 7 series smart phones that People can afford to buy. I wonder if it will be sold in the USA. I hope so because this would be a smart phone a parent could afford to buy and give their children or try out a windows smart phones for themselves to see if they like it . If they are sold in the states they will be sold at 25$ or zero $ on a 2 year contract. but hell why do that when you can buy the smart phone for less 300$
6. Sharky (Posts: 78; Member since: 24 Jun 2008)
Microsoft certainly learned from the whole Kin fiasco. And it helps to have Nokia as a partner. I'm really impressed how the WP experience was translated onto lower end hardware. I'll certainly be considering this since I'm looking at the pre-paid/no-contract market.
7. -box- (Posts: 3565; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Hope it'll be available for T-Mobile and AT&T prepaid plans... too cheap for a contract IMHO, and then I could pick one up on the cheap without a commitment and use it as a backup or app development
8. Karan_Malhotra (Posts: 27; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)
Glad that they still have that 800x480 resolutions despite of HVGA rumors :)
10. GeekMovement (Posts: 1497; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
that is a beautifully designed device despite it being a low-end. Esp. the white one!
11. mariosraptor (Posts: 98; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)
in specs area it is written that it runs on Mango. i am pretty pretty sure that this and ZTE Orbit will come with Tango out of box.