Nokia’s cheapest Windows Phone out there, none other than the Nokia Lumia 610, is expected to make its way to the market in the UK in the first week of June.
should hit shelves in the country in four color versions, namely Cyan, Magenta, White and Black, and it will be released through various retailers and carriers in the country.
Clove UK, for example, has listed it on its website at £180.00 (Including VAT), and it claims that the Black version is now in Stock, and that the Cyan flavor would arrive today.
However, new reports suggest that Nokia won’t be delivering the Lumia 610 to UK users until the first week of June, which is only the week after the next.
No official information on the phone’s SIM-free price tag was made available until now, but Nokia did say that it would go for around 200 Euro when launched.
has it that carriers would add the smartphone
to their offerings for around ₤15 per month, with the signing of two-year contracts.
Vodafone UK is sure to add the device to its offering, and it has already put it in its Mobile Solutions Device Lists for May 2012, with a “coming soon” tag next to it, WPCentral reports
Clearly, the new mobile phone is set to appeal a lot to budget-conscious users, although it won’t offer the same experience as its bigger brothers, the Lumia 800 and Lumia 900.
Powered by Windows Phone 7.5, Lumia 610 arrives on shelves with a 3.7" (800 x 480 pixels) LCD Display, an 800 MHz processor, 256 MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal memory.
It also packs support for WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3G connectivity, GPS receiver, 3.5mm Audio Jack, microUSB, and a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for video recording. It is powered by a 1300 mAh battery. Lumia 610
will offer the benefits of Nokia Drive 2.0 and Nokia Public transport applications, as well as access to various other apps and games available for download via the Windows Phone Marketplace.