Microsoft Malaysia has launched the Nokia Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 in our home country, Malaysia. The Lumia 830 costs RM 1399 while the Nokia Lumia 735 has the price tag of RM 999. You can get your hands on either one starting October 3rd!
The Lumia 730/735 sports a 4.7 inch 1280 x 720p OLED display and are boasted to be built for Skype video chats and selfies. This description by Microsoft came mainly due to the wide angled 5 megapixel front shooter equipped with the f/2.4 aperature the phone features. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor, the Lumia 730/735 features 1 GB of memory and 8 GB internal memory which is expandable via MicroSD.
The Lumia 730/735 weigh about 134 g and feature a 6.7 megapixel rear camera that is equipped with Zeiss Optics and LED flash. Both are powered by a 2220 mAh removable battery and will be shipped with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 and Denim Firmware. Connectivity wise, the Lumia 730/735 has Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, USB 2.0, MPT, DLNA and FM radio.
The Nokia Lumia 830 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 with MSM8926 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 quad-core. However, on top of the 1 GB RAM, the gadget has 16 GB internal memory with a MicroSD slot. The Lumia 830 is bigger than the 730/735 as it sports a 5 inch 720p display.
Network wise it follows the route of the Lumia 735 and has GSM/WCDMA/DC-HSPA/LTE up to 150 Mbps. It weighs a little heavier at 150g but is powered by a similar 2200 mAh removable battery and will be shipped with Windows Phone 8.1 with Denim Firmware. The connectivity capabilities are the same as well. The single SIM Lumia 830 however, has a better camera. It features a 10 megapixel main back camera equipped with Zeiss Optics, optical image stabilizer and LED flash as well as FFC and 5.1 HAAC audio.
The first 500 Lumia 830 customers will get Office 365 Home Premium for free. Storekini will also be taking pre-orders for Lumia 735!