|Latest Nokia Lumia 510 - Will it Capture the Heart of Filipino People?|
Latest windows phone from Nokia is Lumia 510, a redesigned Lumia 610 made for affordability. Currently, Nokia Lumia 610 is selling at P9,990 in the Philippine market and Lumia 510 will cost at less price for $200 or P8,000 (not official, I would be glad if it will be selling at P7,500).
Nokia Lumia 510 is redesigned with the following physical changes.
1. Removed corning Gorilla Glass anti-scratch protection
2. Removed Camera LED Flash
3. Removed Noise cancellation capability
4. 8 GB change to 4 GB internal memory
What has been added to Lumia 510?
1. Increased Screen size from 3.7 to 4.0 inches.
2. Physical aesthetic and design is improved (flat surface compared to Lumia 610 as you can see on the picture). It is also available on different vivid colors.
With the following changes above, which do you think is better? Does Lumia 510 have better performance compared to Lumia 610?
Nokia LUMIA 510 vs LUMIA 610 Price, Features and Full Specs Comparison
Price: Nokia Lumia 510 cost P7,290 much cheaper than Lumia 610 at P9,990.
Features: Gorilla Glass Anti-Scratch screen and Noise cancellation (Lumia 610), both have FM radio, GPS, Ambient and Proximity sensors
OS: Both running on MS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
CPU: Same 800 MHz Snapdragon S1 ARM Cortex-A5 processor
GPU: Same Adreno 200
RAM: 256 MB
Screen: 4.0" screen (Lumia 510), 3.7" screen (Lumia 610). Both are 65K Colors TFT Capacitive Multi-touchscreen
Resolution: Same 480x800 pixels
Camera: 5 MP Autofocus (Lumia 510), 5 MP Autofocus with LED Flash (Lumia 610)
Connectivity: Both are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, micro-USB 2.0 and 3G capable
Battery: Both are rated at 1300 mAh battery capacity
My suggestion for Lumia 510 is use of 3.2 MP camera instead of 5 MP, anyway this is designed for affordability so that more people can avail of the product.
Competition with Android phones is very tight in our country, Filipinos are now seeking performance and affordability. If Lumia 510 will cost at around P8,000 and soon to be release in our country this coming December or early 2013 (just an estimate).
How will it compete with affordable dual-core processor Android phones in the market today? Example, Cherry Mobile Flare (P3,999) and TITAN (P6,499), Myphone A898 DUO (P7,499) and StarMobile ASTRA (P6,999).
So, make an intelligent choice before buying.
Update: Nokia Lumia is already available and selling at P7,250, cheaper than I expected.
Nokia Lumia 510 Full Specs
Nokia Lumia 610 Full Specs
Nokia Lumia 510 Press Release
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