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Nokia Lumia 710 review: Smack in the middle

20 January 2012 | Read the review | Post your comment
Nokia Lumia 710 review: Smack in the middle - read the full textNokia Lumia 710 has a tall task at hand. The second brainchild of the Nokia- Microsoft partnership is the budget-friendly option in the lineup. It will try to entice first time smartphone buyers, while battling the Windows Phone...

 

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> In reply to Fruitcake @ 2012-01-21 15:32 from LhR1 - click to readBetter than current Lumia specs yes, once Apollo is here that will change

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  • 2012-01-24 00:49
  • xFxU

Hi GSMARENA, may I know which version of mango you are using since you have tethering? Thanks

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  • 2012-01-23 10:46
  • Ui%m

omputer sync is done with the desktop Zune application. It's the only way to transfer files directly between your computer and your Windows Phone - there's no Mass storage mode.

wtf its Worst then IOS

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  • 2012-01-23 06:59
  • p{X$

windows phone is not outsellnig anything, why u thing microsoft removed shipping sales of this Q4 results?

cuz they failed. its dead platform

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  • 2012-01-23 04:50
  • Pv9c

microsD is needed because u dont have 3g access or wifi all the time. u can't listen to music on the go on cloud. neither mp3 player see it on it library.

plus u probably have a crappy 1gb bandwith cap anyway.

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  • 2012-01-23 04:47
  • Pv9c

The positive reviews are from ms and nokia employees.

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  • 2012-01-23 02:37
  • j2t3

Nokia 701 is much better - more options...

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  • 2012-01-22 23:59
  • 3vkM

Full QWERTY, 5 row, windows phone from Nokia please. Thank-you.

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  • 2012-01-22 21:07
  • S3IX

The negative reviews are from android fanboys comparing $300 hardware with $700 hardware.

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  • 2012-01-22 12:47
  • tAGS

Despite many negative feedbacks from blogs and reviews. This handset will grow on you gradually than other handsets ,and look better than its flagship model 800

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  • 2012-01-22 11:30
  • u{Gk

no need memory card, everything is on the cloud, and u friend will be able to access cloud ans share with you music.

memory card will die in the futur.only internal memory, and company will be selected by their "cloud" quality, size,and accessibility and speed.

guys u have to look not in 3 months, but in 6 months and more. the futur is the cloud.

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  • 2012-01-22 10:44
  • KxpG

> In reply to Anon @ 2012-01-22 00:19 from tAGS - click to readAndroid is already on a decline thanks to the Lumias. The Lumia line is outselling the Android army and I am not surprised. Who wants a malware ridden droid OS anyways? WP7 is the future!

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  • 2012-01-22 06:40
  • kJq6

> In reply to SRV @ 2012-01-21 17:28 from v{Nx - click to readMarketshare?
Which marketshare?

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  • 2012-01-22 06:06
  • mGTM

android is history, so you fanboys better get used to the idea of reviewing Windows Phone handsets.

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  • 2012-01-22 00:19
  • tAGS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-21 18:33 from L4CN - click to readI agree with you too! Maybe the GSMArena team recieved a faulty Lumia 710 and dared not ask for a replacement.

There's no way that the audio quality of Nokia's Lumia 710 are dissapointing unless there are defects in the audio components.

I once asked a Nokia Care Singapore staff in the VivoCity Nokia Care Centre that I wanted to test one of their of demo Lumia 710 units with my N8's headset and the audio quality is as same the Lumia 800* if not comparable. (I tested the Lumia 800 in the same place with the same staff's permission)

So GSMArena, replace your Lumia 710 first, then re-review it and you guys know what I'm talking about.

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  • 2012-01-21 23:04
  • vjsj

> In reply to Sails @ 2012-01-21 13:18 from pVmm - click to readThat's what I do too. I recommend the Lumia 710, 800 or 900 to my friends. Some of them have the iPhone 4S, SGS 2 and the Galaxy Note. Some laughs at my suggestions but I keep advocating the Lumia's and I try to raise awareness on how unsafe and bad Android is. I hope that someday, we will see the implosion of Android, the rise of WP, and Nokia's 2nd golden age.

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  • 2012-01-21 21:58
  • kJq6

I can't believe that the audio quality of this phone is that bad. I bet it's a faulty unit or there's something really wrong with the test.

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  • 2012-01-21 18:33
  • L4CN

I am really really pissed off when people starts to comment that windows phone is a dead platform. Grrrrr. obviuosly they are referring to the old windows 6.5. People, you are looking at windows phone 7.5 mango. You ahould try the new OS before making a comment.

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  • 2012-01-21 17:39
  • HBEx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-01-21 10:02 from Pv9c - click to readHey buddy ! be neutral while giving a comment. windows is growing,in market-share & app numbers increaments too.. just keep yourself updated :)

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  • 2012-01-21 17:28
  • v{Nx

I will buy Nokia 701 instead of this windows phone crap! Symbian Belle is fantastic, Nokia just needs to produce bigger screens for Symbian!

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  • 2012-01-21 16:39
  • njAd

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