Smartphones bring high end imaging capabilities to more accessible price points
Today Microsoft has announced the Nokia Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 dual SIM smartphones running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, all bringing high end imaging technology at more affordable price levels. Microsoft also announced two new accessories that provide innovative ways for people to interact with their phones.
With a slim design, the Lumia 830 is an affordable flagship that delivers high end innovations such as optical image stabilisation and PureView imaging to more people. Offering wide angle, front-facing cameras, the Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 are built for Skype calls and selfies.
Existing Lumia smartphones continue to get even better with the Lumia Denim update, which combines great new features from the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update with exclusive enhancements such as Lumia Camera, which brings high-quality images at the fastest speeds.
'Our strategy is to help people do more with stunning products that unite and showcase the best of Microsoft's digital work and life experiences,' said Chris Weber, corporate vice president of mobile devices sales at Microsoft. 'The Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 Dual SIM combine popular Microsoft services such as Skype, Microsoft Office and OneDrive with amazing Lumia innovations in design and imaging to bring experiences that people value, at prices they can afford.'
The Lumia 830 captures high quality images and videos, day or night, with a 10 megapixel PureView camera with ZEISS optics, Rich Recording and the thinnest optical image stabilisation system to date on a Lumia. Lumia 830 will begin rolling out globally this month, priced around Euro 330 before taxes and subsidies.
With wide angle, front-facing cameras and a slim, pocketable style, the Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 let people easily capture and share more. The 5 megapixel camera is great for Skype video calls and both phones include an offer for a free, three month Skype Unlimited World subscription. Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 will also begin rolling out globally this month, featuring a 2220 mAh battery, 8 GB of internal storage and 15 GB of free OneDrive storage. The Lumia 730 Dual SIM will be priced around Euro 199 before taxes and subsidies, while the Lumia 735 with LTE 4G and wireless charging support will be priced around Euro 219 before taxes and subsidies.
Microsoft Devices Group also announced two new additions to the innovative Lumia accessories line: the second generation smart Wireless Charging Plate DT-903; and the Microsoft Screen-Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10 lets people beam any content from their smartphone to an HDMI-enabled screen, easily and without content restrictions.