Mobiles / Devices News Nokia Windows Nokia Lumia 610 officially launched in Pakistan – Priced around PKR 21,000/- By Khurram Ali Posted on October 2, 2012 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Windows Phone for Masses in Pakistan Lumia 610 also joins the big Windows Phones Nokia Lumia 610, at lowest-end from Nokia with Windows Phone OS 7.5 has been launched in Pakistan officially. Previously, if you remember, Nokia has officially launched Nokia Lumia 900, Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 in Pakistan for mid-range and high-end markets however the Nokia Lumia 610 was missing at that time which has also joined the team of their big brothers in Pakistan. The retail price for Nokia Lumia 610 is estimated around PKR 20,000 to PKR 22,000. So what you get in this price is Windows Phone OS running low-end smartphone having 3.7″ LCD display protected with Gorilla Glass. Being the lowest hardware in operating with Windows Phone OS Lumia 610 is bundled with only 800 MHz Single CPU and 256 MB of RAM. Well that is really a low-end device in its category. A little comparison with Lumia 710 will be worth taking along as the current market price of Lumia 710 is around PKR 26,000 that gives you almost doubled the processor and the RAM. However Lumia 610 sure is gorgeously looking smartphone that is said to be doing all the good things smoothly with Windows Phone OS. Hence we haven’t had our hands on with Lumia 610 so we can’t say a word about it. You can take look at our reviews of Lumia 800 and Lumia 710. We’ll see if we could have our hands on Lumia 610 to review for mass market customers in Pakistan. Checkout the press release document by clicking the link below. Press Release Karachi – 2nd October, 2012: Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable Lumia series smartphone to date is now available in Pakistan. Powered by a Windows 7.5 OS, Nokia Lumia 610 offers the sleekness of the Windows smartphone coupled with the affordability and reliable warranty that is hallmark of every Nokia phone. The Nokia Lumia 610 is designed as the perfect introduction to Windows Phone for a younger audience. Running on the latest version of Windows Phone 7.5, the sleek Nokia Lumia 610 comes with a host of unique features and experiences such as Nokia Music with Mix Radio, Creative Studio, WiFi tethering, Flip-to-Silence and Play To; features that are also available across the entire Lumia portfolio. The device comes preloaded with Nokia’s suite of experiences including Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and Nokia Transport, in addition to over 100,000 apps to choose from on the Windows Marketplace., the built-in Microsoft Office app and Xbox Live. People Hub makes it easy for people to keep in touch with friends, providing instant access to social networks and bringing all mobile, email, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn contacts into one place. “The Nokia Lumia 610 will introduce Windows Phone to a new generation of local smartphone users, offering them something different and valuable in terms of pricing and features,” said Arif Shafique, GM Operations, Nokia Pakistan. “With Nokia services, quality apps and a plethora of built-in features coupled with a fast and friendly interface, Nokia Lumia 610 has everything in the package to make it an instant hit among the aspiring youth of Pakistan.” The Nokia Lumia 610 is a great smartphone for younger audience who will appreciate the built-in Microsoft Office app. Word mobile, PowerPoint mobile, Excel mobile and OneNote mobile make working on the go easier. With Sky Drive, files and notes can be synchronized, opened and edited from the PC or the phone. The Nokia Lumia 610 is built with a distinct profile and an aesthetic metallic design which is available in black, cyan, magenta, and white. Nokia Lumia 610 is now available with authorized Nokia distributors and is backed by the original Nokia warranty in Pakistan. The device is available at an estimated retail price of PKR 20,000 to PKR 22,000.