Nokia has officially released four Windows Phones in the past months to retrieve its smartphone market share which has been nibbled away by Apple iPhones and Android smartphones in recent years. Nokia has released the Lumia 610, Lumia 710, Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 starting from last October, all of which are available now in the smartphone market. According to the latest report, after half a year since Nokia initially debuted the Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone handset, it appears that a variant of that device will be headed to China and other parts of the world, including the U.S. The variant, known as the Lumia 719, is said to be similar to the original Lumia 710, but has a different button layout, a chin design, and more radio support.
The Lumia 719 is speculated to retain some of the specs that debuted on the Lumia 710, including the 3.7-inch ClearBlack LCD display and 1.4 GHz single-core Snapdragon CPU. The device will also have a 5-megapixel rear-camera if that is the case.
The device is believed to be coming first to China and may debut in other parts of the world including Asia, North America, and South America. It’s unclear if the device will be coming to any specific carriers Stateside.
The Lumia 719 joins Nokia’s Lumia Windows Phone lineup, which includes the low-end Lumia 610, the Lumia 710, the Lumia 800, and the new Lumia 900 which had debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show; the Lumia 900 is the only LTE model.
As for the release date, it is said that the Nokia Lumia 719 will be most probably released on March 28th in the districts mentioned above.