The Lumia 610 which was anounced back at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with intention of bringing the Windows Phone to much affordable price points. For this purpose, Microsoft introduced the Windows Phone Tango update which lowered hardware requirements of the platform reducing the RAM requirements to 256MB from 512MB.
The Lumia 610 sports a 3.7-inch display with 800×480 pixels resolution. It uses a Qualcomm 800MHz processor along with 256MB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The device also features 5-megapixel camera, however it does not have 720p recording capabilities.
It will also become the first Lumia smartphone in India to get the Mix Radio app. The device will also come preloaded with Nokia Camera extras which provides features like Smart Group Shot, Action Shot, Panorama Shot and Self Timer. The device will be available in 4 colors – Cyan, Magenta, White and Black.
Earlier this month, Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, acknowledged the need to bring smartphones priced lower than Lumia 610. He also mentioned receiving “specific support” from Microsoft in this regard.