Nokia 710 Windows Phone 7 NFC smartphone mistakenly shown on Dev siteRumor
Posted by Thomas GamboaOctober 17th, 2011 at 7:19 PM Filed Under Latest News, Rumor
Nokia 710 Windows Phone 7 NFC smartphone mistakenly shown on Dev site
Another day, another Nokia phone leak and today it’s the turn of the Nokia 710. It appears from what we can tell to be a Windows Phone 7 smartphone, but there was no mention of NFC from the specifications that were leaked. Nokia World is approaching fast and as we exclusively reported the other day Nokia is building the Nokia Wallet and is in the final stages of negotiating JP Morgan Chase as the bank that will partner Nokia in the venture.
The first Nokia Windows Phone 7 smartphones are expected to be announced at the end of this month but apart from Nokia committing to adding NFC goodness to all NFC phones from now on, we have heard nary a peep about any actual plans. This is surprising because Nokia doesn’t have a great track record of keeping secrets this year. Apart from the Sea Ray, or what we are now coming to know as the Nokia 800, we have little idea what Nokia has in store for Windows Phone 7. There is also a rumor of a Nokia 703 still mulling around. The Nokia 710 may start to fill in some of those holes with its med range specifications.
Rumored Nokia 710 specifications
We may not know if this new Nokia phone is actually a Windows Phone 7 device or whether it is another Symbian phone. We don’t even know if it has NFC onboard and if it does whether Nokia is sneaking secure elements into these latest crop of phones. However, when Nokia added the Nokia 710 smartphone to its compare chart for developers it did provide quite a few specifications which have since been removed.
mynokiablog and a few others got screenshots of the Nokia 710 developers page though, so we can share what we know. Firstly, the Nokia 710 processor comes in the 1.4GHz Cortex A8 flavor and the display totally smells of Windows Phone 7 with its 3.7″ that apparently pumps out 800×480 – that screen is of the Nokia Clear Black TFT variety like so many of the latest Symbian phones. The Nokia 710 camera again shares similar specifications to the Nokia 603 we just saw launched and boasts a 28mm wide angle backed up with a 5-megapixel camera. The camera will shot video at 720p & 30FPS.
Internal storage weighs in at 8GB and RAM is what is now considered a low 512MB, by today’s standards. In today’s climate of 1800″ mAh batteries, it is strange to find out that this Nokia 710 has a BL-5B 3.7V 820mAh, which Nokia rates as having 400 hours standby, 5 hours of 3G browsing and 7 hours GSM talk time. The only other spec listed was the by now obligatory MicroSIM.
No doubt all the Nokia 710 secrets will be revealed at the backend of this month and until then, keep your fingers crossed for NFC.