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Nokia Lumia 610

alaTest has collected and analyzed 703 reviews of Nokia Lumia 610. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Lumia 610 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nokia Lumia 610

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 user reviews of Nokia Lumia 610 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the design and portability are generally positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the size. Many are negative about the apps and reliability.

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nokia Lumia 610 Sim Free Mobile Phone - BlackNokia Lumia 610 Sim Free Mobile Phone - WhiteNokia Lumia 610 Sim Free Mobile Phone - Black

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Ben Kersey (slashgear.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 Review

 

The Lumia 610 is an interesting entry into the Windows Phone family. Microsoft lowered the barrier to entry with an update to the OS, dubbed Tango/Refresh, allowing handsets with lesser specifications into the fray. The Lumia 610 is the first shipping...

Nokia is aiming to set the entry-level market ablaze with the Lumia 610, but we can’t help but feel it’s too little too late. Back when the phone was first announced at MWC 2012, we had high hopes that the Finnish smartphone manufacturer would be able...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Sharif Sakr (engadget.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 review

 

More InfoNokia World 2011: Lumia's birthWindows Phone Mango reviewNokia Lumia 710 for T-Mobile reviewLumia, Lumia, Lumia. Who would have

Windows Phone on the cheap ; Great battery life

Lack of memory will rule out some apps ; Camera only barely gets the job done ; Terrible web browsing except on mobile sites ; You can get the Lumia 710 for not much extra

Despite its many flaws, the Lumia 610 serves up a lovely dish of Windows Phone for a good price. Just don't get it if you're into web browsing or photography.

Jun, 2012
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Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 review: Basement window

 

According to recent estimates Nokia's smartphone sales could really use a boost. The Finns are putting most of their hopes on the WP flagship Lumia 900 and the Symbian 808 PureView cameraphone, but the one we're about to review might come in quite...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support ; Quad-band 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.7 Mbps HSUPA support ; 3.7" 65K-color LCD capacitive touchscreen of WVGA resolution ; 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, VGA video @30fps ; Windows Phone 7.5 OS...

Some apps are incompatible due to low RAM ; No Flash or Silverlight support in browser ; No USB mass storage (Zune-only file management and sync) ; No video calls and no front-facing camera ; No memory card slot ; microSIM card slot ; No native...

Making Windows Phone more accessible was one of the goals Nokia set out to achieve when the deal with Microsoft was sealed. Well, it took the Finns only five months after the release of their first Microsoft-powered smartphones, to come up with the...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Tom Warren (theverge.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 review

 

Microsoft and Nokia's work on Windows Phone Tango devices, to lower device specification requirements, has led to the Lumia 610, a low-end handset primarily designed for emerging markets like China. Although it will be available in a number of other...

Low cost ; Great battery life ; Good design

Poor display ; Lack of third party apps ; 256MB of RAM restrictions ; No 720p video recording

Nokia's latest Lumia is a low-cost smartphone designed to lure shoppers to Windows Phone

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Nokia Lumia 610

 

Nokia's Lumia 610 is designed to be the one of the lowest-cost Windows Phones yet; if it comes to the U.S., I expect it to be free with contract.

Least expensive Windows Phone yet

Slower than other Windows Phones. Lacks some Mango features, including multitasking

Product not yet reviewed by PCMag Editors.

Expert review by: Nick T. (phonearena.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 Review

 

Here came MWC 2012 and the Nokia Lumia 610 was unveiled – an inexpensive representative of the Windows Phone breed. The modest internals are the cause for the device's price advantage. The processor inside it is a 800MHz single-core accompanied by the...

Affordable Windows Phone ; Free offline GPS navigation

Performance issues are common ; Some apps do not run

The Nokia Lumia 610 has both its strengths and weaknesses. On one hand, you should be able to get one for about $250, as long as you do some digging around, which makes it a decent entry-level offering. On the other, you will have to accept the...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Allan David (technoodling.net)

Nokia Lumia 610 review

 

We know the Nokia Lumia 610 is one of the more affordable Windows Phone handsets in the market today, but is it really worth? Well, it is. And it isn't. Confused? Read on as I explain.

Surprisingly durable ; Nokia Drive is a heaven sent ; Reasonably priced

512MB RAM limits the apps you can download ; Not upgradeable to Windows Phone 8

This is where the Lumia 610 enters the picture. It fills your need for Windows Phone without breaking the bank.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Prianca Tekwani (technostall.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 Specs and Features

 

You must be familiar with the Lumia sets. The Lumia family i.e. Lumia 710, 800 and 900 all are well known products of the mobile world. Now, Nokia adds one more Lumia device to this family which is Lumia 610 with the improved ...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Alvin Wong (zomgitscj.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 Review

 

Let me just get this out right at the start of my review: The Nokia Lumia 610 is the first specimen of Microsoft's and Nokia's efforts to drive the Windows...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Anton D. Nagy (pocketnow.com)

Nokia Lumia 610 Review

 

Is Windows Phone running with that signature buttery smoothness on the Lumia 610 too? Check out our full review below to find out!

Excellent battery life ; Candy-like design ; Low price ; Windows Phone platform is fluid ; Free Nokia essential software (Maps, Drive, Traffic)

Low specifications (especially 256MB of RAM) ; Some applications will not install due to low hardware specs ; Can’t rely on camera’s flash ; 8GB of Internal Storage ; A tad slower than other Windows Phones ; Screen backlight bleeding ; Plastic on the...

If you are looking for a budget smartphone to either be your or someone else’s first — and you don’t want to go with similarly or even lower-priced Android devices — the Lumia 610 is a nice companion. Microsoft and Nokia have proven that Windows Phone...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7227 / MSM7227A / MSM7627

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p / Unknown

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA:No / Yes
Technology:3.XCDMA20001XE+GSM / GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Windows Phone
Operating System Version:Windows Phone 7.5
Operator:3 / EE / LIFE MOBILE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes

Processor

Processor Number:MSM7227 / MSM7227A
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