Anonymous, 19 Apr 2012They are still no. 1 in the philippines. Sure some of us use android and ios, but the fact is ... moreWhile getting the hype out of iPhones, Blackberrys and HTCs is more than a good enough reason for Filipinos to swap their, let us say, old-age Nokias for these, we still rely on the latter for reliability on top of cost.
Samsung did a good job last year for creating the low-end Galaxy Young which, by the way, has been spreading like virus these past few months (I even got one for free through a cheap postpaid plan).
All the other smartphone manufacturers have to come up with the likes of the Galaxy Y if they are to compete against Nokia in the Philippine soil.
By the way, Mark, former Symbian Ambassador.
Microsoft developer team can't solve a problem about Thai language that is 4 level display. Is it a serious problem?.
AnonD-1319, 20 Apr 2012Your office Mates are stupid enough too fell in hypes and forgot that they purchased a "... moreyeah right, remember when 5800 became a blockbuster hit here in the PH, that really is a budget phone, but it didnt hinder to impress us with its capabilities, the TV-Out which was a special feature at that time, the multitasking, video playback capabilities, the larger screen (the screen was considered large at that time), and all the package out of the box almost bailed us out from the flaws of symbian
this galaxy y on the other hand reminds us that if this wasnt android, the phone is nothing! poor camera, poor battery, poor screen resolution, poor anything, ecept for the os
thats what many Filipinos missed!
EJPD, 19 Apr 2012Its not windows mobile, its windows phone, there is a huge difference and there is not any kin... moreReply to TSH and EJPD: Really? I don't even know that cause I don't even interested to that platform actually... Haha. Btw, thanks for the info guys... :)
action kamen #1, 20 Apr 2012OS Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango http://www.gsmarena.com/current_windows_phone_mango_d... morethat's an old news click my link below its updated,the one who said they wwindows phone will get update eat his/her own word
Lumia 610 is priced here in Philippines @ exactly 11,000PHP (unlocked). That's a rough $258 or 197 euro. I think this phone will have a hard time to penetrate the market since some Android phones (Galaxy Y, Mini, Ace) have lower price.
OS Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
not upgradeable to WP 8 apollo...
will become obsolete model immediately...
If Lumia 610 is about to be released, why is 710 and 800 are both getting the hype? Lumia 610 will not be exclusively on a single carrier?
hmmm nokia right now only rules when it comes to phone just for txting..most of the people right now ( who can afford ) are using touchscreen phones made by samsung if ul notice everwhere ul see samsung not much from LG..IOS is dominant for those people who can afford..
AnonD-8217, 19 Apr 2012salamat nokia! For giving us the first taste of 610, youre still the #1 here in ph. 1 want to ... moreI bought the E7 a month ago and with the Belle update, it really kicks *ss! I've had iPhones and Androids before, but the phones always felt like there was something lacking. I'll be looking into a Windows Phone soon and it will definitely be a Nokia. But I think I'll wait for the Apollo or WP8 version.
Dang the Lumia 610 looks cute. Will have to see it in action before judging it, but if they can sell it at the right price Nokia can completely drop Sym^3 and just go ahead with s40 and WP7/8.
19evol61, 20 Apr 2012lets admit, galaxy y is selling like hotcakes here in the philippines due to their blazing fas... moreYour office Mates are stupid enough too fell in hypes and forgot that they purchased a "budget" phone.
Before you purchase it read this a News update http://m.wpcentral.com/microsoft-evangelist-retracts-claims-windows-phone-8-updates.
Before you react for No upgrade.
Fiq, 19 Apr 2012No, I'm not quite interested with that phone... With the price bout MYR760, I prefer Symbian/N... moreWindows Phone is completely different to Windows Mobile. Just look up some YouTube videos ^_^
not to mention when we say "durability" on mobile phones, Nokia comes first to the minds of my fellow Filipinos, am i right? not Samsung (cheap all-plastic body FTW) and iphone (non-gorilla glass screen for the price is a mess), heck even Motorola ranks higher than Samsung and iPhone when it comes to battery life, durability and antenna/clarity on voice calls
but since Motorola units are limited here in the PH, Nokia still reign supreme!
LOL at the indians who are offended that they did'nt get first the Lumia 610. Common guys, is it that important to you that you are the first? You're like the posters who say "First Post". Very childish and immature. Tsk Tsk Tsk. Grow up please.
lets admit, galaxy y is selling like hotcakes here in the philippines due to their blazing fast browsing speeds and affordability..
but you know what? most of my workmates who bought samsung galaxy y (and the xperia mini/mini pro series) found themselves regretting that they bought these phones from their horrid battery life and lack of multimedia functionalities a la N8.
nokia's durability and battery life, i mean BATTERY LIFE was badly missed, mAh rating is one thing, optimization of battery resources is another thing, and that where Nokia excels.. Nokia still rules the Philippine Islands!