Microsoft launches the Nokia Lumia 730, Lumia 735 and the ‘affordable flagship’ Nokia Lumia 830
Microsoft is one of the companies on fire at the 2014 IFA going on right now in Berlin, Germany. The Redmond outfit has, through it’s Nokia Devices & Services unit which it purchased sometime ago, churned out three new WP8.1 smartphones namely the Lumia 730, Lumia 735 and the Nokia Lumia 830.
Nokia Lumia 730 and Lumia 735
Nokia’s first “selfie smartphone” was the out of the wraps to reveal a 4.7″ 720p ClearBack display. A quad-core 1.2GH CPU and 1GB of RAM keeps the engine ticking for this device.
Speaking of the camera, the Lumia 730 has a 6.7MP camera at the back, and the front side is endowed with a 5MP f/2.4 22mm wide-angle lens sensor. The front camera does not appear to have a flash unlike Sony’s own selfie phone, the Xperia C3, which has a similar 5MP webcam but with LED flash.
The Nokia Lumia 730 is a dual SIM 3G smartphone and it runs on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. It’s single SIM version, the Nokia Lumia 735, is bestowed with 4G LTE connectivity, and that’s the length of difference between the two devices.
As per Nokia tradition, the Lumia 730 and the Lumia 735 be available shortly, at the prices of €199 and €219 respectively.
Nokia Lumia 830
The Nokia Lumia 830 is one exciting camera phone. First things first; the device has 5″ 720 IPS LCD. It supports LTE thanks to it’s Snapdragon 400 chip which is aided by a 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and 1GB of RAM. The phone holds 16GB of memory with a memory card slot that is compatible with as-large-as 128GB microSDs.
The Lumia 830 features a 10MP Carl Zeiss 1/3.4” sensor size sensor which supports optical image stabilization. The front camera is a 0.9MP snapper which can shoot 720p videos.
Powering the Lumia 830 is a 2200mAh Li-Ion power pack which offers more than 14 hours of talk time on 3G. The phone will be available sometime this month at the price of €330.