Lumia 510 - £40
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia Lumia 510
The Nokia Lumia 510 is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. It promises the utility of a smartphone at an affordable price.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Lumia 510 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 480p. It does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 0.8 GHz single core processor and 0.3GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 14 out of 100.
The Lumia 510 has an estimated battery life of around 8 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1300mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Lumia 510 comes with 4GB internal storage. This phone does not have an expandable memory card slot.
The Lumia 510 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The Nokia Lumia 510 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and other apps, such as YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp and Spotify are available to download from the Windows Phone Store. This phone comes preloaded with the Nokia Drive and Nokia Transit apps. Nokia Drive is a voice guided sat-nav that can also download maps for offline use and Nokia Transit gives you detailed bus, train and tube information in many of the UK's major cities.
Nokia's Lumia 510 is a good choice for people looking to browse the web occasionally, listen to music and take the odd photo. It offers decent performance for the sub £50 category, although the lack of expandable storage could prove problematic for the more media intensive users.