Nokia has taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone – the Lumia 930. It’s basically the international sibling of the Verizon-exclusive Nokia Lumia Icon, featuring a 5″ 1080p camera and a 20MP PureView camera. The Nokia Lumia 930 features Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC with 2.2GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in, non-expandable memory on board. The display is a 5” super sensitive ClearBlack AMOLED unit with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and pixel density of 441ppi. The main camera of the Nokia Lumia 930 is a 20MP PureView unit with 1/2.5” BSI sensor, f/2.4, OIS, and a dual-LED flash. It is capable of capturing 1080p videos @ 30 fps.Like its Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1020 siblings, the Nokia Lumia 930 can capture full resolution photos, as well as scaled-down, high-quality 5MP images for easier sharing. A host of preloaded software such as Nokia Camera, Creative Studio, Cinemagraph, etc. enhances the camera experience even further. Connectivity of the smartphone includes Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and USB 2.0. The phone will work with a nano-SIM card. The Lumia 930 has FM radio too. The physical measures of the Nokia Lumia 930 are 137 x 71 x 9.8mm, while its weight tips the scale at 167 grams. The device is powered by a 2,420mAh battery and offers Qi wireless charging capability.The Nokia Lumia 930 is expected to roll out globally in June starting with Europe, Asia, Middle East and India. It’s expected to cost $599 (€435) before taxes and subsidies. via gsmarena.com
Microsoft officially unveiled the latest revision of its mobile platform – Windows Phone 8.1. The new release brings a lot of new features and improvements to the OS. Most of those you already know from the numerous leaks through the pre-release SDK, but here’s the full list.
The budget-friendly Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 got unveiled today.The duo of Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones combines colorful looks and low price tag. The Lumia 630 also brings dual-SIM functionality to the Windows Phone platform for the first time. Powered by Windows Phone 8.1, Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of built-in memory, and microSD card slot. The display in both smartphones is a 4.5” FWVGA ClearBlack IPS LCD unit covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. A 5MP main camera and full connectivity suite (Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and micro-USB) complete the highlights in the spec sheets of both devices.The HSPA+ capable Nokia Lumia 630 will begin rolling out in May to a number of markets which include Europe, Asia, Russia, and China for €119/ $159 and €129/$169 for the single and dual-SIM version respectively. The LTE-capable Nokia Lumia 635 sibling will be widely available (including the United States) from July for €139/$189. All prices are before taxes or carrier subsidies.