China Telecom with Nokia, has announced Nokia 800C , CDMA version Nokia Lumia 800
Nokia 800C is Nokia ‘s first CDMA Windows mobile, and is also the first CDMA Windows mobile in china. Most of the features are same as its GSM version available in other countries
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said
“We’re excited to introduce our first Lumia smartphone, the Nokia 800C, to this important market with our exclusive launch partner, China Telecom. Working closely together, we’ve created a compelling, locally relevant experience on the Nokia 800C especially tailored for people in China”.
The Nokia 800C is expected to be available in China from April for a price of 3599 Chinese yuan (US$ 570) without any contracts from Tianyi FlyYoung shops, Nokia brand stores including Suning, Gome, Funtalk, D.Phone, and CentreYou
It will be available in black and cyan colours
It has a 3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack Touch screen, 8 megapixel camera and 16 GB of In Built memory
It also has a wide range of connectivity options like GPRS, Edge, 3G HSDPA [14.4 Mbps], Wi fi, GPS , USB and bluetooth
Applications like Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive and Nokia Music have been optimized for Windows Phone and are available in Nokia Lumia
Nokia Maps, provides easy-access, three-dimensional maps of China, and over 190 countries, as well as local content from Fantong, Jiepang, Ctrip, Qunar and Soufun.
Nokia Drive, brings free, voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation to China, and also comes with offline navigation.
Along with these applications Nokia 800C will also have some exclusive applications and services, just for China. Users will be able to download more than 20,000 apps from the Marketplace – and get integrated music, games, cartoon, video and reading apps right on the Nokia Lumia 800C home screen.
In India, the original version or the GSM version of the device is available in black, cyan and magenta colours for a price of Rs. 24,000 approx
CDMA version of Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia 610C is also expected to be available from second quarter of 2012
Nokia Lumia 610 is little affordable compared to Lumia 800. It will run on mango version of windows mobile operating system along with a 800 MHz of processor
It has 3.7 inch Capacitive Touch screen , a 5 mega pixel camera and almost all connectivity options like GPRS, EDge, 3g , wi fi, gps , usb and bluetooth