Nokia Lumia 610 vs Nokia Lumia 710

Both the Nokia Lumia 610 and the Lumia 710 have been huge hits with the customers ever since they were launched. These two Lumia devices are considered “low-end” Windows phones but in spite of that they have quite exotic features and specifications.

So, here is a comparison between the Nokia Lumia 610 and the Nokia Lumia 710 to make your purchasing decisions easier.

Nokia-Lumia-710-vs-Nokia-Lumia-610Design

Nokia Lumia 610 has a thin bulge on the bottom which shows the space below the touch sensitive keys been wasted. The Lumia 710 is far better off in this department as its design is such that no such weakness in the design of the device is visible. The Lumia 610 has the dimensions of 119 x 62 x 12 mm and weighs 131.5 g while the Lumia 710 has the dimensions of 62.4 x 12.5 x 119 mm and weighs below the sibling – 125.5 g.

Screen Resolution

Both the Nokia Lumia devices have a screen size of 3.7 inches (9.4cm) with a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and 252 ppi. Both are equipped with TFT capacitive touch screens.

Operating System

Both Lumia devices are powered by Windows 7.5 Mango OS. The Windows 7.5 Mango OS is very similar to the Windows 8 user interface especially the live tiles one. However, the Windows 7.5 has much less functionality than the Windows 8.

Processor

The Nokia Lumia 610 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A 800 system chip where as the Lumia 710 is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255 chip. The Lumia 610 has single core 800 MHz ARM Cortex-A5 processor while the Lumia 710 too is equipped with single core processor but it is of 1400 MHz Scorpion one. So, Lumia 710 is much faster as compared to the processor of the Lumia 610. The 610 device has Adreno 200 (enhanced) graphics processor where as Lumia 710 is powered by Adreno 205 graphics processor.

Memory

Both the Lumia devices have 8GB of internal memory that is extendable via MicroSD card. The Lumia 610 has 256 MB of RAM while the Lumia 710 has 512 MB of RAM. This coupled with the faster processor of the Lumia 710 makes it much faster than the Lumia 610 while navigating through various applications and opening multiple apps simultaneously.

Battery

Both the Lumia devices have 1300 mAh Li-ion battery. The Nokia Lumia 610 however gives more standby time and more talk time as compared to the Lumia 710.

Connectivity

Both the Lumia devices have almost the same connectivity options. However, the internet connection speeds offered by the Lumia 710 are far better than the Lumia 610. While the Lumia 610 offers 7.2 Mbps HSDPA internet speeds, the Lumia 710 offers up to 14.4 Mbps speeds in HSDPA.

Camera

Both the Lumia devices sport 5MP cameras with LED flash. The Lumia 610 has features like geo-tagging and face detection while the Lumia 710 lacks on these features. The Lumia 610 offers video recording at 480p with 30 fps while the Lumia 710 offers video recording at 720p at 30 fps. Other features include video stabilization and video zoom.

Verdict

Both the Lumia devices are no doubt great mobiles, probably the best budget Windows phones available in the market. There is also not a very big difference in the pricing of the two devices. So, if you are seriously considering a budget Windows phone, then we advise you to spend a few extra bucks and go for the Lumia 710.

To your success:

Yogesh Vashist

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