Nokia Lumia 610 NFC version unveiled, to be launched first in UK via Orange carrier (Video)

By on Apr 11, 2012 in Europe, Smartphone, Technology Comments

Nokia unveiled the Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone NFC version on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, as shown in the video below, which will be launched first in UK via Orange carrier on an unknown date yet.

Nokia Lumia 610 NFC version
Image Credit: Nokia video

The Nokia YouTube video of the Lumia 610 NFC version, which was uploaded on Tuesday, but was reportedly removed and was uploaded again, features an explanation by NFC Lead Program manger Andrea Bacioccola.

NFC stands for Near Field Communication. It’s a way of allowing two devices of any kind to talk to each other using radio communication, by simply touching them together or holding them in close proximity.” A statement reads at

“With an NFC-enabled phone you can transfer items such as photos or contact information from one phone to another by just placing them together.” The statement added, noting that Lumia 610 NFC can pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags with a single tap.

As reported earlier, Nokia Lumia 610, Nokia‘s fourth Windows Phone, was unveiled at the 2012 Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona, Spain last February 27, which was designed for a younger audience.

Meanwhile, Nokia noted on Wednesday that Lumia 610 NFC has all the necessary hardware and software for NFC payment and ticketing solutions, such as Mastercard PayPass and Visa‘s mobile application PerWare.

Among the key features of Nokia Lumia 610 includes a 3-megapixel camera and a 3.2-inch display and can be used to browse the Web with Internet Explorer and access games at Xbox Live, and will be available in white, cyan, black, and magenta, with shipping being expected in the second quarter of 2012.

Introducing Nokia Lumia 610 NFC
Video Credit: Nokia/YouTube

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