As expected, Nokia has just unveiled the Lumia 510 budget-friendly smartphone in India. Customers will be able to purchase this Windows Phone device for under Rs 11000 (205 USD or 155 EUR) outright.
Unfortunately, the Finnish company has yet to announce an exact release date for Lumia 510 though it did mention it would come in November.
Initially, the smartphone will be launched in China and India
, followed closely by other Asia-Pacific countries and South America. It will be available in red, yellow, cyan, white and black color options.
Nokia Lumia 510 runs Windows Phone 7.5, though we somehow expected the phone to come with Windows Phone 7.8 platform out of the box, but it’s unclear if the phone has enough power to run this version of Windows Phone.
When it comes to specs sheet, it appears that previous rumors
were pretty accurate. Nokia Lumia 510 sports a decent 4.0-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display that supports 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
Furthermore, the smartphone is equipped with an 800 MHz single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor, 256MB of RAM and only 4GB of internal memory.
The bad news is that Lumia 510 does not come with microSD card slot for memory expansion, which means users will be stuck with only 4GB of storage and 7GB of free cloud storage via SkyDrive.
On the back, the phone packs a 5-megapixel photo snapper with autofocus and “a differentiated Lumia experience.” The phone will be powered by a 1300 mAh Li-Ion battery.
“People who use Windows Phone quickly realize how much more intuitive it is than other smartphone platforms, and Nokia Lumia is the best embodiment of the Windows Phone experience. With the Nokia Lumia 510 we're looking forward to welcoming more people into the Windows Phone experience,” said Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia Smart Devices.