MWC: Nokia expands Lumia range with two additions


Lumia 900 to launch in the UK with Lumia 610 also added to Windows Phone smartphone portfolio

Nokia is to release its Lumia 900 smartphone in the UK after inially only making it available in the US.

The handset anufacturer announced the device last month at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month.

Nokia is also making the phone (pictured left) available around the world in a DC-HSPA variant, for high speed data connection in countries where LTE is not available.

It is powered by a 1.4GHz processor and runs off the Windows Phone 7.5 operating system.

It has a 4.3-inch touchcreen made from Gorilla Glass, eight megapixel rear camera, one megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB of internal memory and SkyDrive Cloud storage.

Phones 4U has confirmed it will stock the Lumia 900 when it goes on sale in the UK.

The Lumia 610 will also run off the Windows Phone 7.5 operating system. It will be Nokia’s cheapest Lumia smartphone to date when it begins shipping in April at a SIM-free price of £160.

The 808 Pureview comes with a 41 megapixel camera sensor, four inch touchscreen made from Gorilla Glass, fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder, HD video recording and 16GB of internal memory with 48GB of external memory with a microSD card.

Nokia is yet to confirm if the Lumia 610 and 808 Pureview will launch in the UK.

Phones 4U has also confirmed it will range the Nokia Asha 302 from March 2.

The Asha 302 (pictured right) is powered by a 1GHz processor and runs off the Smbian 40 operating system.

It comes with a 2.4-inch touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard, 3.2 megapixel camera, push email, expandable memory of up to 32GB and 40 free games from Electronic Arts.

Phones 4U will also be the exclusive retailer of the Lumia 710 in white when it on March 2.