Seems like Nokia’s getting its groove back, at least as far as the Philippines is concerned. Last night the company officially launched the Lumia 800 with Globe, and tonight they’re partying with the other giant in the telco industry, Smart. Smart has already announced that it would be getting the Lumia 710, the mid-market Windows Phone 7.5 device and tonight it’s finally official.
To refresh everyone’s memories, the Lumia 710 is a 3.7-inch smartphone powered by Windows Phone 7 .5 Mango and a single core, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor. With the new enhancements that was served to the Windows Phone 7 OS via the Mango update, this particular phone is able to stand toe-to-toe with most other mid-end Android device currently in the market.
The Nokia Lumia 710 will be offered by Smart under their Special Edition Plan 1000 with a monthly amortization of Php 450 a month for 24 months.If you want yours, you better hurry up – the limited edition plan will only be offered by the company till May 8, 2012. A rep from the company also said that there will also be a Windows Phone 7 version of their app SmartNet, as well as an iOS version (that we mentioned about earlier) that will be available at the end of the month on the Windows Marketplace and iOS app store.