We knew it was coming. Now we know when, and for how much: T-Mobile announced today that the Nokia Lumia 710, one of two new Nokia device to run Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango,” will arrive on the US carrier on January 11. It will cost $50 after a $50 mail-in rebate, and with the signing of a new two-year contract (of course).
The Lumia 710 sports a 3.7-inch ClearBlack WVAG touchscreen, has 8GB of internal storage, and is powered by a Qualcomm 1.4GHz Snapdragon CPU. It has a 5-megapixel Carl Zeiss rear-facing camera, which is advertised as working well in low-light conditions. The device will connect to T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ network. The backplate of the Lumia 710 can be swapped out for other colors, but for now T-Mobile is only offering either white or black. What, is color a European thing, or something?
T-Mobile’s launch party for the Lumia 710 is tonight in New York City. We’ll be there to snag some hands-on time with the device, so check back with DT later for our first impressions.