An awesome comparison between Nokia Lumia 610 and Nokia Lumia 510


This article deals with the head to head comparison of two Windows phones naming Nokia Lumia 610 and Nokia Lumia 510. After comparing the features of both the phones, finally a conclusion is also made to know which one is better. Now let us take a look at its features.

Nokia Lumia 610


nokia lumia 610 comparison

Nokia Lumia 610 is the latest Windows phone of Nokia that was released on 2012 April. The phone consist of a 3.7 inch sized TFT capacitive touchscreen which comes with a true color of 65K. The device has dimensions of 119 x 62 x 12 mm .i.e. the phone is 119mm long, 62mm wide and 12mm deep. The weight of the phone is reported as 131.5g. The latest Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS is used in this handset. Since Nokia Lumia 610 is coupled with 800 MHz ARM Cortex-A5 processor, users will be able to run more applications in the phone without any hindrance. The Graphical Processing Unit(GPU) used in this device is the Adreno 200. The phone also uses a Chipset of Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon. Nokia Lumia 610 has 256 MB RAM and 8GB internal memory. The specifications on RAM may be the main drawback of the device. Because most of the smartphones of this range consist of RAM features 1GB, 512MB,etc... But the phone doesn't supports any MicroSD cards or any other external storage. The audio and video formats supported in this handset are MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC and MP4/H.264/WMV/H.263.

Camera specification is the next important thing that we need to discuss. The device has a 5MP camera supported by LED flashlight which helps in capturing quality images (2592х1944 pixels) at low light conditions. The additional features in the camera are Geo-tagging, autofocus and face-detection. No secondary camera is used in this handset. The camera also delivers an excellent video recording at VGA@30fps. Connectivity features like GPRS (Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps), EDGE (Class 10, 236.8 kbps), 3G (HSDPA= 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA= 5.76 Mbps), 2G, Wi-Fi(Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and EDR, GPS (with A-GPS support) and microUSB 2.0 are supported in this device. A standard battery of Li-Ion 1300 mAh (BP-3L) is used which offers a standby of 670 h (2G) / 720 h (3G) and talktime of 10 h 30 min (2G) / 9 h 30 min (3G) and a music playback of 35h.

Nokia Lumia 510


nokia lumia 510 comparison

Nokia Lumia 510 is the latest Windows phone of Nokia that was released on 2012 April. The phone includes a 4.0 inch sized TFT capacitive touchscreen which comes with a true display color of 65K. The device has dimensios of 120.7 x 64.9 x 11.5 mm .i.e. it is 120.7mm long, 64.9mm wide and 11.5mm deep. From the current news the phones weighs 129g. The phone runs on the latest Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS. Nokia Lumia 510 is coupled with 800 MHz Snapdragon S1 processor. So the phone can be operated at a normal speed. It is expected that the phone will comes with a Graphic Processing Unit(GPU) of Adreno 200and a Chipset based on Snapdragon S1. Internal memory and RAM is the most important part of a phone. Nokia Lumia 510 can satisfy users up to some extent since it has 256MB RAM and 4GB internal memory. Since the Nokia Lumia 510 is budget phone and mainly aimed at normal users, the 256MB RAM is much better. As we compare with other Windows phones the the RAM specification is much better. But the phone doesn't supports any MicroSD cards or any other external storage. Apart from these this device also supports a 7GB free SkyDrive storage which helps us to store images, videos, songs,etc in those space. Most of the audio and video formats like MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC and MP4/H.264/WMV/H.263 are supported in this handset.

Camera feature is the important one that we cannot avoid. The device comes with a 5MP camera which is capable of capturing quality images (2592х1944 pixels). The additional features in the camera are Geo-tagging, autofocus and face-detection. Secondary camera is absent in this handset. The camera also supports quality video recording at VGA@30fps. Connectivity features like GPRS (Up to 85.6 kbps), EDGE (Up to 236.8 kbps), 3G (HSDPA= 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA= 5.76 Mbps), 2G, Wi-Fi(Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and EDR, GPS (with A-GPS support) and microUSB 2.0 are supported in this device. A Standard battery of Li-Ion 1300 mAh (BP-3L) is used which offers a standby of 739 h (2G) / 653 h (3G) and talktime of 6 h 15 min (2G) / 8 h 25 min (3G). The phone also has a music playback of 38h.

Comparison: Nokia Lumia 610 vs Nokia Lumia 510


nokia lumia 510 and nokia lumia 610

Display


Nokia Lumia 610 display features are 3.7 inch sized TFT capacitive touchscreen, 65K true color display, 480 x 800 pixels and ~252 ppi pixel density, multi-touch.

Nokia Lumia 510 display features are 4.0 inch sized TFT capacitive touchscreen, 65K true color display, 480 x 800 pixels and ~233 ppi pixel density, multi-touch.

As we compare the display feature of both the Windows phones, they have almost similar features. But the only difference is in its screen size and pixel density. Nokia Lumia 510 has 4.0 inch sized screen and its pixel density is ~233. So it is clear that the screen size of Nokia Lumia 510 is slightly greater than that of Nokia Lumia 610 and its pixel density is much lesser. In other words we can say that both the Nokia phones shows similar performance in its display functions.

Operating System


Both the phone is featured by Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS. So users are allowed to use the applications that supports in this OS platform.

Camera features


As we compare the camera features of both the Windows phone we can see that they have almost same feature. Both the phone comes with a 5MP camera which can be used for capturing quality pictures of resolution 2592х1944 pixels. Additional features like Geo-tagging, face detection and autofocus are included in the both phones. Just like Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia Lumia 510 doesn't has a secondary camera. Both the phone features video capturing at VGA@30fps. The only difference between them is that Nokia Lumia 610 has a LED flashlight where Nokia Lumia 510 doesn't have. But it is not a huge defect to the Nokia Lumia 510 since it is a low cost phone. At its price range no Windows phones are there.

Memory and Processor


Nokia Lumia 610 has an in-built memory of 8GB and 256MB RAM. No external memory is used in this handset. Just like Lumia 610, Nokia Lumia 510 also has a 256MB RAM. But it only has a 4GB internal storage. This phone doesn't supports external memory. Apart from these Nokia Lumia 510 allow users to store their data and information in their 7GB SkyDrive storage. Only this phone provides such a feature, it is an advantage for Nokia Lumia 510 above the Nokia Lumia 610.

When we compare the processor details of both phones, I think Lumia 610 is much better. Lumia 610 uses a CPU of 800 MHz ARM Cortex-A5 , GPu of Adreno 200 and Chipset of Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon. But it is expected that the Lumia 510 comes with a CPU 800 MHz Snapdragon S1, GPU Adreno 200 and Chipset of Snapdragon S1. Although the Lumia 610 has better feature in its processing, we also need to consider the price range of Nokia Lumia 510. So it is not a big advantage for Lumia 610.

Connectivity


Nokia Lumia 610 and Nokia Lumia 510 has similar connectivity features like GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 2G,WiFi, Bluetooth v2.1, GPS and microUSB 2.0. All other features are similar except the GPRS. Lumia 610 uses Class 10 model which has a data transmission rate of 32 - 48 kbps. But Lumia 510 has a data transmission rate upto 85.6kbps. So it is clear that Nokia Lumia 510 is better than Lumia 610 in its connectivity features.

Conclusion


The Nokia Lumia 610 is priced at Rs.12990. News report says that Nokia Lumia 510 is low cost Windows smartphone and it will be priced at less than Rs.11000. Here in this we compared all the features of the two new Windows phones. By this comparison made it is clear that Nokia Lumia 510 is better than Nokia Lumia 610 since it is comprises of several new features. No other Windows phone exists to replace the Nokia Lumia 510 at this price range. So we can conclude that Nokia Lumia 510 is the best Windows phone to buy at this price range.


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Guest Author: Harshit Verma27 Oct 2012

Awesome Post this made me more clear about nokia lumia, because of this post now i can buy the best phone........... Thanks



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