With The Dark Knight Rises movie just around the corner, Nokia has given die-hard Batman fans in India something more to look forward to. The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer has just announced the limited edition Dark Knight Rises Lumia 800 for India at Rs. 24,999. The special edition was announced last year in December, and although Nokia is currently teasing the Lumia 900 special edition of the same movie, we'll have to wait awhile longer for that. The Lumia 900 is expected in Q3 and don't get your hopes up about it shipping with Windows 8. As of now Nokia seems to have deemed the Lumia 900 fit to receive Windows Phone 7.8, so naturally the hope of seeing it updated to version 8 goes right out the window.
The pricing of this handset is great as those looking to purchase a Lumia 800 would not need to shell out more for the special edition. However the standard price of the Lumia 800 also available on Nokia's online store is the same. Only 200 units of this handset are available and can only be purchased online.
Only 200 units available
The Nokia Lumia 800 was first launched in India last year and heralded Nokia’s big reentry in the smartphone market that is currently dominated by the likes of iOS and Android. Nokia differentiated them from the competition by mainly focussing their Lumia range of handsets by powering it with the Windows Phone OS. Alongside the launch of the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia has also taken the wraps off the Lumia 610 in India. With this handset, Nokia aims to target a market that is budget conscious and has priced the handset competitively in India at Rs. 12,999.
Lumia 610 makes its way to India
Running on Windows Phone 7.5, the Nokia Lumia 610 is being featured as the company's fourth and most affordable Lumia smartphone. As of now, the Lumia 610 is the cheapest WP7 handset available in India. The Nokia Lumia 610 allows users to keep in touch with friends with ease, while providing instant access to social networks and by bringing all mobile, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn contacts to one place. It also makes it easier to browse the Web with Internet Explorer and to access games through Xbox Live. The Lumia 610 comes with Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport and Nokia Music. Additionally, users can also pick from thousands of apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace to further personalize the experience.
Here's a list of specifications of Nokia Lumia 610:
- Display: 3.7-inch, LCD display, Capacitive touch screen with pinch zoom
- Camera: 5 MP camera
- Video resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps
- Internal memory: 8 GB
- RAM: 256 MB
- USB 2.0 high-speed through micro USB connector
- Bluetooth wireless technology 2.1 + EDR
- Battery: 1300 mAh Li-ion/Li-polymer
- Weight (with battery): 131.5 g
With the introduction of the Nokia Dark Knight edition Lumia 800 in India, consumers of this handset will have access to exclusive content that can be found only on this limited edition model. There are various features that are exclusive to this handset and the buyer of this smartphone will receive an exclusive Dark Knight Rises app, a Showtime Finder, along with much more content from the franchise. To know more about what features a user can get when they purchase this Dark Knight edition Lumia 800, click the link here.
Coming soon, but hopefully sooner than later
Let us know your thoughts on Nokia launching these handsets in India and let us know how many of you are die hard Batman fans will be one of the 200 to buy the special edition handset.
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