Carphone Warehouse has cut the cost of the Nokia Lumia 610, offering the chance to get on board with Windows Phone’s live tiles and hub-based user interface for £130.
Previously up for grabs at £180, the Lumia 610 is available at the reduced price – plus an obligatory £10 top-up - for a limited period at the retail giant.
As well as design doyenne Joey Belfiore’s much-lauded, super-clean Metro user interface, - which takes its inspiration from airport signs, fact fans – the 610 comes with the Nokia Maps sat-nav substitute pre-installed.
You’ll also get use of the Nokia Music service, which serves up hundreds of themed playlists for you to listen to offline, as well as Nokia Sports that delivers live updates about your favourite team right to your homescreen.
Elsewhere, the handset packs a 3.7-inch, 800 x 480 pixel display and a five megapixel camera with LED flash and autofocus.
Carphone’s price cut comes amid signs that the wider public has yet to come around to the charms of Windows Phone-powered Lumia handsets. Most notably, today’s announcement that Nokia is to cut 10,000 jobs by 2013 in a bid to stem losses.
Find out more about the Lumia 610 here: Nokia Lumia 610