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Nokia Lumia 510

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Nokia Lumia 510. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and GPS navigation. The sound and durability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the connectivity. There are some mixed opinions about the screen.

price, durability, sound, GPS navigation, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Lumia 510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 64 reviews)

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Expert review by: GSMArena team (

Nokia Lumia 510 review: Down a gear


With things starting to look up financially and amid rumors of a successor to the Lumia flagship, the Finns shift down to speed up as they try to get one last lap out of the old Windows Phone generation. The Nokia Lumia 510 is old hardware running new...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support ; Quad-band 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support ; 4.0" 65K-color TFT capacitive touchscreen of WVGA resolution ; 5 megapixel autofocus camera, VGA video recording ; Windows Phone 7.8 OS ; Resizable tiles...

LCD display of questionable quality ; Some apps incompatible due to low RAM (Can't run Skype, no HD video) ; No USB mass storage (Zune only file management and sync) ; No video calls and no front-facing camera either ; No memory card slot ; No native...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Daniel P. (

Nokia Lumia 510 Review


Nokia Lumia 510 is the rock bottom price point for a Windows Phone Lumia, starting in the sub-$200 without a contract, and available in various flashy colors. The price range and color scheme indicate that it is geared towards emerging economies and...

Good picture quality ; Free voice-guided navigation ; Well built, pleasant to hold and look at chassis

Just 4 GB of storage with no memory card slot ; Some apps won't run with 256 MB of RAM ; Phone's microphone relays voices a tad distorted

There are no overly weak points in the Lumia 510 performance, and Nokia has even managed to create an above average looking and feeling 4” handset for its sub-$200 price point without a contract.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Irwin Allen Rivera (

Nokia Lumia 510: Ultra Entry Level Windows Phone


With the Nokia Lumia 510, Nokia brings down the price (SRP P7,300) and compromises the specs and the tactile feel of its most affordable Windows Phone. The result is that the Lumia 510 clearly shares some of the physical attributes of the higher end...

There’s this fine line between careful cheap and brazen cheap. The Nokia Lumia 510 fits the former. You feel that there’s just enough of the phone, on the phone, inside it, to make it look and feel maybe Okay. No one’s asking for grand-premium-smug...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: YugaTech (

Nokia Lumia 510 Review


To conclude, the Nokia Lumia 510 is a very capable and solidly built WP smartphone. It can handle basic tasks properly but is somehow limited by the WP7.5 OS. Even with the improvements brought by the 7.8 update it is nothing compared to Windows Phone...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Clinton Jeff (

Nokia Lumia 510 Review


When Nokia launched their Windows Phone 7 lineup, they had the high-end Lumia 900, mid-range Lumia 800, and the lower mid-range Lumia 710 all available....

Affordable ; Solid Build Quality ; Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and whatever else Nokia brings ; col_1_4 ; col_1_4 style="box border box_yellow

Screen’s a bit dull ; No front facing camera ; Very average camera ; Dated hardware means some apps wont run ; Some lag and Frame rate drops (though much less than a similarly priced Android) ; No LED Flash ; No MicroSD Card slot ; col_1_4 ; col_1_4...

Recently bought a Lumia 800 and I can say that it’s the best phone I had ever used. But, this 510 seems good enough with touch keys and a bit larger display.

Expert review by: Clinton Jeff (

Nokia Lumia 510 Hands-On [Video]


If the gallery of pictures of the newly announced Nokia Lumia 510 werent enough for ya, here’s a quick video hands-on we recorded, of Nokia’s...

Consumer review by: N/A (

Title is missleading



device is windows phone 7.8 - discontinued by MS.... don't buy

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: varunchan (

Old hardware running new software


Old hardware running new software

Price, Quality

Memory, Speed

Clearly aimed towards introducing windows phones to budget category. Updated: With the Windows 7.8 rollout it gives an even more simpler experience to users. Screen size is 4" which along with the build can give the looks of a premium phone. But the...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: preethamdavid (

Superb phone


Superb phone

screen resolution, UI, tou ch response, camera, features

connectivity to PC, Blueto oth, RAM, no sd card

This phone is really good phone. screen resolution and windows UI makes feel like to be on top. we will get more than what we pay.. their are some limitations, but you if you want really low cost windows phone as of now. it will be great choice u will...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7227A


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Windows Phone
Operating System Version:Windows Phone 7.5
Operator:Sim Free / Tesco MB
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: No
Push email: No


Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7227A