Are you still wondering whether Nokia did the right thing by rolling out the Nokia Lumia range – the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800, at Nokia World 2011? I would think so, it is Nokia’s best chance to date to get out of their current doldrums, and what better way than to partner with Microsoft (although Android would have been better, heh!)? Gamers will definitely pause to take notice that both Windows Phone smartphones will be able to interact with the Xbox 360 directly. At the Xbox 360 demo desk, an Xbox and an Xbox 360 Kinect has been loaded with the Kinectimals game, while the Nokia Lumia 710 can be used to create and personalize a virtual animal. Once you are done with your selection, you can then purchase a bunch of items from the games store within the game, and you’re good to go, playing with your new digital pet straight from the Nokia Lumia handset or to transfer it over to your TV screen via the Xbox 360.

In the coming months, you too can view films as well as listen to music on your smartphone, where you ought to keep a lookout for the system software which will update the dashboard look and feel, in addition to delivering the entire bunch of new features. Are you stoked with this piece of news, and will it influence you to purchase a new Lumia handset?

Filed in Cellphones >Gaming. Read more about Lumia 710, Lumia 800 and Xbox 360.

ProductLumia 710Lumia 800
Diagonal (inches)3.7" (9.4cm)3.7" (9.4cm)
Megapixel5 Megapixel8 Megapixel
Battery Capacity (mAh)1300 mAh1450 mAh
Processor NameSnapdragonMSM8255 Snapdragon
RAM Options0.5 GB,0.5 GB,
Street Price$99 Lumia 710 on Amazon$170 Lumia 800 on Amazon
Link to full specsLumia 710 Full specs and detailsLumia 800 Full specs and details
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