Both the Nokia Lumia 610 as well as the Lumia 520 are popular smartphones. Readers who are considering buying the devices in Australia could benefit from a specs face off and a price comparison.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 610 comes with a 3.7 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The Lumia 520 comes with a 4.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 610 comes with 119 x 62 x 12 mm dimensions and weighs 131.5 grams. The Lumia 520 comes with 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm dimensions and is slightly lighter, weighing 124 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 610 is equipped with an 800 MHz ARM cortex A5 processor and Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Lumia 520 is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core processor and Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Nokia Lumia 610 runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and has 256 MB of RAM. The Lumia 520 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to WP8 Amber. It has 512 MB of RAM.
Both the devices come with a 5 MP camera with features like auto focus and geo-tagging. The camera allows users to take both pictures and video. Neither of the devices have a secondary camera.
The Nokia Lumia 610 comes with a Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery, which allows users a talk time of about 9 hours and 30 minutes on 3G or music play of up to 35 hours. The Lumia 520 comes with Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery, which allows users a talk time of about 9 hours and 40 minutes on 3G or music play of about 61 hours.
Readers who are considering the iPhone 4S or the Samsung Galaxy S3, click here to read a comparison of the specs and price between the two popular devices.
Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 610 is priced at around AU $159.95 and the Lumia 520 is priced at around AU $179.95 in Australia.
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