Microsoft was about to launch some new Lumia hardwares at IFA 2014 and finally they have launched the Lumia 830, which is described as the “affordable flagship smartphone”.
The new Nokia Lumia 830 has a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) ClearBlack IPS-LCD display. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and has 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB by adding a microSD card. The smartphone will also come bundled with 15 GB of free OneDrive Storage.
The Lumia 830 has a 10 megapixel rear PureView camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and ZEISS optics. It also has a LED flash and it can record videos at FULL HD (1080p). It comes with just a 1 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. On the connectivity options, it has 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and GPS. It packs in a 2,200 mAh battery under the hood which supports Qi wireless charging.
Lumia 830 runs on Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim update which will feature Live Folders, Apps Corner, an updated Glance screen and more. It also has Nokia Rich Recording, with three high performance mics for true 5.1 surround sound. It will come in bright orange, bright green, white and black colour variants and would roll out globally starting this September. It is priced at 330 Euros (Rs. 26,220/ $ 430 approx).