- Windows Phone 8.1 OS
- Quad Core Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 10MP Rear Camera
- 0.9MP Front Camera
- 2200mAH Battery
- 16GB Internal Memory
Nokia is capturing a good stake in the Indian market soon after releasing the popularly trending Lumia series smart phones. Lumia phones are well known for their peppy and cute colors along with their impressive cameras. One such recent addition to the Lumia family is the Lumia 830, which is born to impress with its features as well as its price. The windows enabled phones have a very attractive interface along with interesting apps and entertainment enabled games and such. Soon to be released, the Nokia Lumia’s main selling point besides its adorable features is going to be its price. This phone will be launched as a mid budget phone which would prove its value for the money spent on it.
Let’s delve into the details and specs of this uniquely designed Lumia and find out more about it:
The Lumia 830 will be a Windows Phone 8.1 enabled device with a lot of features under its colorful hood. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Chipset that is supported by a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 processor that seems a little less than compared to higher GHz processors available in competing devices. The device also has an Adreno 305 Graphic processing unit and the handset would have Accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, Compass / magnetometer as well as proximity sensor and miss out the ambient light sensor, barometer etc. The lumia also gets social with SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, and IM support. Nokia has added a few additional features to the Lumia 830 such as Wireless charging, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, SNS integration, 15GB free OneDrive storage, a Document viewer, a Video/photo editor, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input, a HTML5 browser and lacks java support.
Design and Display:
The Nokia Lumia 830 is built with a strong 5-inch capacitive touch IPS LCD screen with multi touch and 16 million colors at your service. The resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 294 ppi pixel density. A Corning Gorilla Glass 3 that is quite reliable protects the device, the Lumia 830 also has a clear Black display and measures 139.4 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm (5.49 x 2.78 x 0.33 in) and weighs 150 grams. Nokia retains its image with peppy looking phones built with all the latest features and exciting apps. The Lumia 830 will be available in Bright Green, Bright Orange, Dark Grey, and Stunning White colors and would look quite prominent in a crowd.
Network and Connectivity:
The Lumia 830 has quite the combination of network and connectivity options to get your work done in a jiffy. The phone connects to a 2G network with the following bands; GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G networks support HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 bands and the newest addition is the 4G network with LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 bands. The phone connects with a Nano-Sim. The phone also connects to GPRS, EDGE (Up to 296 kbps) with HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL speed, Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot) as well as Bluetooth (v4.0, A2DP) with NFC, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou) as well as Micro USB (v2.0) connectivity.
The device gets its power from a Li-ion 2200 mAh battery (BV-L4A) with a standby time of 528 hours and a talk time that ranges up to 12 hours 50 minutes on 2G connection and 14 hours 48 minutes on 3G connectivity and a Music Play back up of up to 78 hours.
Camera and Multimedia:
The Nokia Lumia 830 has a super thin OIS module and an internal memory of 16 GB mated to 1GB of RAM and can be expanded by another 128 GB with the help of Micro SD card. The device has a 10 MP Carl Zeiss optics camera that has optical image stabilization, autofocus, and LED flash and it also features a 1/3.4'' sensor size, Pure View technology, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama. The camera has a 1/3.4" BSI sensor with 16:9 aspect ratio. The camera has an f/2.2 aperture and relatively wide 26mm focal length and a minimum focus distance of 10cm. You can use the two-stage shutter key to focus but also wake up the phone. The phone also has a 5 Mega pixel secondary camera for selfie crazy people. The phone has an excellent front shooter that has 720 P resolution and provides exceptional results even in low light conditions. Shooting videos is also a lot of fun with the Lumia 830, the device captures 1080 p videos at 30 frames per sec and features optical stabilization with stereo sound recording. There is a Selfie app from Microsoft that allows users to use the rear camera to take selfies. It makes noises until your face is centered, and gets you a super high-quality selfie result. Apart from the famous Lumia camera, the device would be powered by a Dolby Digital Plus sound enhancement to go boom-boom all the way. The device supports MP3 / WAV / eAAC+ /WMA files with a dedicated audio player as well as MP4 / 3GP / H.264 / H.263 / WMV files with a dedicated video player. To add a little more music and joy, the lumia 830 sports an FM radio.
With new technology permeating its presence in smart phones and manufacturers of such devices realizing the potential behind producing entry level and mid budget smart phones, Nokia and Windows have always maintained their charm and this applies to the Lumia 830 too, the highly anticipated phone from Nokia is going to storm the Indian market and it should perform quite well, after all Nokia was once the market leader in phone manufacturing. Let’s hope the legacy continues.
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