Despite the fact that Nokia Corporation (ADR)(NYSE:NOK) was hooping for the Window 8 operating system to give it the necessary push it required in terms of sales and subsequent market shares, the company will be releasing a phone from the Lumia series, which is to be based on the Windows 7.5 operating system.
This phone, according to the company, is to be an entry-level one, as far as their new range of smartphones go. The company, however, cleared doubts by stating that the reason they used this older version of the Windows Phone operating system was because the newest version demands high specifications, which cannot always be met, when people are asking for affordable phones at the same time.
The phone released on the Windows 7.5 version, the Lumia 510, does not have bad specifications. The phone seems to be a good one, with solid specs. The smartphone will have a 4 inch screen, and the resolution of the screen will be 800*480 pixels. The phone will be available with 4 GB provided to the user, and the RAM stands at 256 MB. It will have a Snapdragon S1 processor, and users can opt for the free cloud-based storage provided by Skydrive, worth about 7 GB. The phone is endowed with a 5 mega-pixel camera, and the cover is available in a range of bright, pop colors, such as red, white, black and cyan. These colors will be available at the launch itself.
The phone will have good software features in it, as well. The Windows platform will be providing the user with many applications, so that the user is left spoilt for choice. The native features which are a must-have in smartphones, such as Nokia Drive, Nokia Maps, as well as Nokia Transport, will already be installed into the phone. Plus, there are the extra features for the camera, which will allow users to take better pictures.
This phone, however, is not being launched in the U.S or Europe, anytime soon. So far the company has voiced its intentions of taking the Lumia 510 to India, China, South America, and some Asia-Pacific countries.