Nokia Lumia 710 hitting UK shelves on January 6?

December 7th, 2011

Nokia Lumia 710The Nokia Lumia 710 could launch in the UK on January 6, if a SIM free retailer is anything to go by. has promptly listed the budget Mango-powered handset, and claims to have stock of the phone arriving on “06/01/2012”. A listing on Google Shopping also reveals that it’ll be selling the phone for just £269.99 SIM free – making it almost £200 cheaper than the Lumia 800.

Of course, pricing and availability details for the Lumia 710 are still to be officially confirmed, and we’ve been in touch with Nokia for further information.

The Nokia Lumia 710 is essentially a cut-price alternative to the Lumia 800, touting a lesser 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and just 8GB of built-in memory. However, it also comes packing a similarly-impressive 3.7-inch ClearBlack touchscreen, a 1.4GHz single-core processor and the latest version of Windows Phone OS – officially known as Mango.

Other confirmed specifications include; HD video, Nokia Drive and Music applications, Bluetooth, HSDPA and WiFi connectivity and – as you can see from the official photo (right) – a bunch of interchangeable battery covers.

We’ll bring you more details as soon as we get them.