Nokia Lumia 710 UK release date sees handset on sale today

Nokia's second UK available Windows Phone handset the Lumia 710 is available to buy now

The second Windows Phone to come from the Finnish phone manufacturer the Nokia Lumia 710 is available to buy in the UK from today

Following its official unveiling back in October and having seen its higher specced sibling the Nokia Lumia 800 shift more than 1 million units since launch the Nokia Lumia 710 has been released in the UK for the first time.

Available as of today the Nokia Lumia 710 marks Nokia's second UK available Windows Phone device following the well received Lumia 800 and landing after the 4G capable Nokia Lumia 900 was officially unveiled in the US.

"The colourful and affordable Nokia Lumia 710 is a no-nonsense smartphone that brings the Lumia experience to more people around the world," said Nokia.

Nokia Lumia 710 UK Release Date

Hitting British soil some three months after its fellow Windows Phone sibling the Nokia Lumia 710 is now available to buy from a number of UK retailers with wannabe owners able to pick the device up on contracts as low as £15.50 per month from the likes of O2, Thee, Carphone Warehouse, Orange, Phones 4 U, T-Mobile and Vodafone.

Nokia Lumia 710 Specs

Arching back to the Nokia handsets of yore, the Lumia 710 boasts a series of interchangeable and brightly hued fascias with a 5-megapixel rear-mounted snapper handling the device's camera capabilities.

HD 720p video recording capabilities also feature on the Lumia 710 with a 3.7-inch ClearBlack display and a touted 400 hour standby battery life completing the handset's specs offering.

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