Video shows Windows Phone 7.8 on Nokia Lumia 510

Video shows Windows Phone 7.8 on Nokia Lumia 510
A video from China shows the low-end Nokia Lumia 510 running Windows Phone 7.8. Expected to launch in the country before the end of the year, this low-end model has a 4 inch WVGA LCD screen with an 800MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor, 256MB of RAM, a 5MP rear facing camera and a 1300mAh battery. Since it runs Windows Phone 7.8, the phone displays the new Start screen with different tile sizes, new accent colors and the Bing lock screen wallpaper.

Windows 7.8 will eventually make its way elsewhere as an update to Windows Phone 7.5 handsets, and could be launched sometime in the next few weeks. That might not make owners of Windows Phone 7.5 models completely happy since they are not getting the full Windows Phone 8 treatment, and are locked into their current devices for more than a year. Recently, some leaked slides show that for those legacy Windows Phone models, there will be some life after Windows Phone 7.8.

source: WPCentral

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Lumia 510
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB
  • Battery 1300 mAh(8.4h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. waqas77

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

I don't know but it's obvious that people will choose the low end Android over it. They need to come up with something really different thing, differnet idea and much more differnet technology in order to get back it's name and position. It's sure it will take a lot of time.

2. XYZ360

Posts: 53; Member since: Jan 01, 2012

android with WVGA and 256mb ram will lag terribly even with jb

8. Zahidasad

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 22, 2012

agreed.. WP is too smooth and no backgroung applictaion problems. android is left behind from microsoft's class.

5. KangLee

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Sounds like you never used any low end Android handset. They are not that cheap and still lag horribly.

3. anshul0000 unregistered

shrink the screen to 3.5 and double the ram.....

4. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

What I was thinking. They can really do some cutting here and there and make a better budget device. How much will including 512 MB RAM cost them? Not much. And the smaller 3.7" display was good enough.

6. hitman1

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

huh I used android mid range like htc wildfire s 512ram believe me it lags too much and so slow . still I not use windows phone 7.x but it look better than android low end mid end

7. wendygarett unregistered

Lol spec reasonable but not wp8? No thanks :)

9. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 616; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

I haven't tried Windows Phone 8, however WP7 has been far more reliable and bug-free than any other Android product that I've had. Windows may not have the apps but a crash-free gadget does have its advantages.

10. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I want that update on my Lumia 900, i don't care about this low end phone

11. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Funny how tech sites never mention the fact that 75% of android users cannot install updated google services such as google NOW, Chrome web browser, google calendar, and YouTube for Google TV.

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