First Nokia CDMA Windows Phones announced for China: Nokia Lumia 800C, 610C

First Nokia CDMA Windows Phones announced for China: Nokia Lumia 800C, 610C
Today, Nokia launched its first Windows Phone CDMA handsets in China, now the world’s biggest smartphone market. The Nokia Lumia 800C, a version of the flagship Lumia 800, and the budge Lumia 610C will represent Nokia’s WP portfolio in the world’s most populous country.

The Lumia 800C is made to work on China Telecom’s 3G network, but apart from that there is little difference from the original unibody design and hardware guts. The handset is CDMA-compatible and will be launched in April in Tianyi FlyYoung shops and Nokia’s own stores. 

The first 100,000 buyers get to download Fruit Ninja and Plants vs Zombies for free from the Markeplace.


The budget Lumia 610C wasn’t given an exact release date, but is still expected to come in Q2 2012. The handset is among the first to lower the bar on Windows Phone and features only 256MB of RAM, a shortcut that allows it to keep a very low price. At the same time, Microsoft has worked with Nokia to ensure the WP experience remains smooth as molasses.

source: Nokia

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Lumia 800
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(9.50h 3G talk time)
Lumia 610
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 1300 mAh(7.50h 3G talk time)

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2 Comments

1. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

did someone replaced the background image? something's fishy with elop's head

2. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

will the Lumia 800c support R-UIM card or CDMA-OMH?

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