Microsoft Devices has launched the latest Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 smartphones. The company also announced the sales start of the Lumia 930 in India.
The Lumia Denim update, which brings extra features and enhancements to existing Lumia smartphones has also been released.
The Lumia 830 will be selling at a price of Rs 28,799 whereas the Lumia 730 will cost Rs 15,299 and the Lumia 930 will be available for 38,649.
The Lumia 930 will be available from October 15, while the other two will be available from October 8.
All the three smartphones run on Windows Phone 8.1 OS. The Lumia 830 will get the new Lumia Denim update out-of-the-box, while the Lumia 730 Dual SIM will get it sometime in Q4 2014.
These smartphones also get 1TB of free cloud storage via OneDrive for 6 months, after 6 months, users will have to pay Rs. 100 per month.
Lumia 730 Dual SIM
The Lumia 730 is dual SIM smartphone powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor and has a 4.7-inch Super Sensitive Touch HD OLED display.
The device has been optimised keeping the Skype app in mind as it let users switch from voice to Skype video calls with just one tap.
It sports a 6.7 MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera with 8GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB via Micro SD card. There is also free cloud storage space of 15 GB.
It is fueled by a 2220 mAh battery which claims to provide 17 hours talktime on 3G. It is available in Green, Orange, Dark Grey, and White colours.
It is phablet featuring a 5-inch HD ClearBlack IPS LCD display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 1GB RAM.
It is the thinnest and Lightest Lumia yet. The phone has a HD screen and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The device sports a 10MP PureView camera with CARL ZEISS optics with 4K recording capability. It has 16GB of internal storage which allows expansion up to 128 GB. The front camera is 0.9MP only.
The device is juiced up by a 2200mAh battery with wireless charging support that allows talk time up to 14.8 hours on 3G. Lumia 830 will come in Bright Orange, White and Black colours.
The Lumia 930 is Nokia’s new flagship smartphone featuring a 5 inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC paired with 2GB RAM.
The device sports a 20MP rear PureView camera which has optical image stabilization (OIS) and Carl Zeiss optics with a 1.2MP front camera.
It has a internal storage of 32GB and 7GB free OneDrive cloud storage. It also features a LTE quad-band chip and Bluetooth 4.0 LE support.
The phone is backed up by a 2420mAh battery, and boasts of built-in wireless charging. Lumia 930 will be available in Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White colours.
Lumia Denim Update
Lumia Denim combines the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update with exclusive experiences for Lumia smartphones. The new update has several features such as:
- Users can organise and personalize the home screen.
- The update allows user to connect and browse faster with improved downloading speeds on mobile websites.
- It maintains privacy and security when using data while connected to public Wi-Fi hotspots or even to home Wi-Fi.
- Users can customize the use and availability of apps and tiles that are most important to specific people and roles in a company.
- SMS merge and forwarding allows people to select individual SMS messages either to delete them out of a messaging thread, or to copy and paste them into a new message in order to forward them.
Lumia Denim will be available on both Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 at sales start while it will roll out as an over-the-air update to all the other Lumia smartphones in 4th quarter of 2014.