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Skype app is no longer available to the Nokia Lumia 610 since the experience wasn't 'up to par'

0. phoneArena 22 May 2012, 15:14 posted on

Although it was mentioned to be “workable” on the handset, it simply wasn’t “up to par with Nokia’s and Skype’s expectation.” Instead, they’ve decided to pull it from the Windows Phone Marketplace for the Lumia 610 – thus, axing any future downloads for those owners...

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posted on 22 May 2012, 15:20 3

1. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


256MB. 512MB was tolerable, but 256MB.

posted on 23 May 2012, 01:09

13. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 764; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


yeah but look at the pice tag and unlike android WP doesn't need freakin 50 gb of ram to run

posted on 22 May 2012, 15:47 2

2. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


yeah its nice that windows phone can run on 256 but 512 is the right point for low end and mid range phones. i think it was a mistake to make the phone with 256.idk i still love windows though

posted on 23 May 2012, 00:28 4

12. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


http://www.phonearena.com/news/Here-are-101-reasons-not-to-buy-Windows-Phone-7.5_id30255

read this and then tell do you love wp7 or not..

posted on 23 May 2012, 01:48

15. GJanee (Posts: 196; Member since: 29 Jun 2011)


now make this for ios and crapdroid as well, and try again. :)

posted on 23 May 2012, 02:05 1

16. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 764; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


yeah come on as far as i can tell WP7 is smoother than android and it runs on single core and ios is more limited than wp7

posted on 22 May 2012, 15:53 1

3. GJanee (Posts: 196; Member since: 29 Jun 2011)


that's quite sad to hear... but hey, they'll still have tango i guess.

posted on 22 May 2012, 16:06 5

4. steelicon (Posts: 306; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)


Skype for Symbian 1.5.0.12 for S60V3FP1 works on my Symbian 60v3FP1 on 128Mb.

posted on 22 May 2012, 16:13 3

5. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


SMH... this is fragmentation, not what is happening to android, atleast all our apps work on the latest version :/

posted on 22 May 2012, 16:44 2

6. Credo (Posts: 677; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


Thats badd, but anyway, still waiting for the Cyan Nokia Lumia 900, lovely device, it's something new compared to the silly Iphone -______- , and Samsung always with the same designs -___-!

posted on 22 May 2012, 18:06 4

7. pongkie (Posts: 492; Member since: 20 Aug 2011)


they should have at least limited the app for voice only. some people bought already thinking there is skype in there

posted on 22 May 2012, 20:18 2

8. chrischau1308 (Posts: 53; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


guess voice only is not Nokia's and Skype's expectations. (ironic)
I don't like them anymore.

posted on 22 May 2012, 23:08

9. robocopvn (Posts: 154; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


Lumia 610, 4GB memory (some taken for OS and stuff), no MicroSD-slot, 256MB ram. OMG :|

posted on 23 May 2012, 00:00 3

11. shadez10 (Posts: 385; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


FYI... Lumia 610 has 8GB Memory not 4...

posted on 22 May 2012, 23:43 4

10. phil2n (Posts: 466; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


robocopvn... OMG!!!!! thats why its cheap!! "DONKEY"..

posted on 23 May 2012, 01:23 4

14. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 764; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


hey everyone
cheap nokia lumia 610 +256 mb +8 gb+ memory+800 mghz proccesor = no skype +
really smooth experience

cheap android + 1 gb of ram +800 Mgz proccesor + expandable memory = extreme laginess+really slow + skype

what do you prefer

posted on 27 May 2012, 11:17

17. chrischau1308 (Posts: 53; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


I'm not sure ......
I'll wait to see what Window Phone 8 can do.
Is there something going to be called "WP 8 - Tango"? Or maybe Salsa, ChaCha ? LOL (oops there already HTC handsets with those name, sorry Nokia T_T)
I'm really curious ......

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