Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 aims to elevate the mobile experience

Qualcomm had announced the Snapdragon 710 platform built on the 10nm process last month in China. FoneArena got a chance to speak to Kedar Kondap, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies about the announcement.  The Snapdragon 710 platform is positioned between the flagship 800 series and the budget 600 series.  We are curious to hear about Qualcomm’s idea behind the 710. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 aims to elevate the mobile experience”

Nokia Lumia 710 Price Drops to Rs.15490

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The Nokia Lumia 710 seems to have got a nice price cut at a couple of online retailers in India.FlipKart is quoting Rs.15699 for the device and LetsBuy seems to be cheaper at Rs.15490. The device is the one of the most affordable Windows Phone devices in the market currently. It packs a 3.7 inch display, powered by a 1.4 GHz processor and packs a 5 MP Camera. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 710 Price Drops to Rs.15490”

Nokia confirms India least impacted by Lumia battery issue , software fix coming in early 2012

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Nokia has started selling the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 in India few days back. Although we did not experience any dramatic problem with battery life on the Lumia 800 , looks like some users are facing battery life issues on the devices. Nokia India has issued a statement to FoneArena to clarify the same. Nokia says that a software problem is preventing some units from accessing the full battery capacity and that a software fix is coming in early 2012 which would address this issues and improve battery life for those units. Also let us know how good or bad the battery life on your Lumia is !

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Nokia re-enters USA with Lumia 710 for T-Mobile

Nokia is making a re-entry into the American market with the Lumia 710 for T-Mobile. Nokia and T-Mobile announced plans to launch it’s first Windows Phone in USA on Jan 11 2012.The Lumia 710 started shipping in several countries last week and now there good news for Nokia fans in USA. The T-Mobile version supports the operator’s 4G network and bear the operator branding below the windows keys.The best part of announcement is the pricing.
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Nokia 710 starts shipping in Asia , Russia ; Heading to India next week !

The second Windows Phone device out of Nokia has now started shipping. The Nokia 710 is a lower end alternative to the Nokia 800 and packs a smaller 3.5″ CBD LCD display.

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Nokia holding Windows Phone event on Nov 14th in India


Nokia India just sent us an invite for a launch event on Nov 14th. The invite talks about Amazing New Experiences. We are betting this is the India launch of the Windows Phone devices.  Nokia announced the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 devices at Nokia World 2011 last month where the company promised to bring these devices to India before the end of the year. The Lumia 710 would be coming first followed by the Lumia 800 from what we have learnt. Interestingly both these devices use a microSIM card  like the iPhone 4 , 4s and Nokia N9. Would be interesting to see how operators address this issue. Pricing wise the Lumia 710 is expected to be cheaper than the 800 and the stated pricing is 270 euros and the device can come at around Rs.20,000

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Nokia Lumia 710 Video and Photos

Back at Nokia World 2011 we had the chance to get a neat little demo of the Nokia Lumia 710 from a Product Manager . The Lumia 710 which is going to be the most affordable Windows Phone device from Nokia along with changeable back covers and a user removable BP-3L 1300 mAh battery.  There are matching accessories available as well including the Purity headset and the Luna Bluetooth headset. Watch the video below ( available in 720p) for a short overview of the device.

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