Microsoft-owned Nokia which announced its latest Windows Phone devices the 730 and 830 under Lumia branding at the IFA 2014 tech show held back in September has finally been unveiled in India today.
The company has announced the devices in India to catch up with the festival season when the sales are expected to be pretty high. The Lumia 730 comes at the price of Rs. 15,299.
Obviously, the new Nokia Lumia 730 comes with a glossy plastic build and can be bought in several color options including green, orange, black and white.
At the launch event Ajay Mehta, MD, Nokia India said that "India is one of the top markets for Lumia samrtphone."
Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM: Key Specification
The Lumia 730 smartphone sports a 4.7-inch ClearBlack IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720-pixels. It appears to be a powerhouse with a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM. The device also offers 8GB of native storage and a microSD card slot (up to 128GB). The phone runs on Windows Phone 8.1 mobile OS.
Other connectivity options include: Wi-Fi, 3G/2G, GPS, Nokia HERE Maps, NFC, Bluetooth, among others.
The mid-end phone is stuffed with a 6.7-megapixel rear camera with Zeiss optics and a f/1.9 aperture. Let's not forget that the Lumia 730 is promoted as a "selfie" phone. Nokia says they have added a 5MP front-facing shooter with wide angle lens. Improved focal length and wider angles mean selfies should be far better compared to nearest rival devices.
The handset measures 8.7mm in terms of thickness and weighs-in at 130g. It is powered by a fairly large 2220mAh battery fitted inside.
According to Nokia, the battery inside Lumia 730 will offer maximum video playback time of upto 9 hours and maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time of up to 10.5 hours.
You can check out the features of the new phone in the sliders below:
Nokia says that the phone is build for selfies and Skype calls. Since it comes with a wide angle 5 MP front-facing camera making video calls and taking selfies would be incredible.
With the Lumia 730 Dual SIM you will get to use the latest Windows Phone 8.1 OS. It uses features like the Live Tiles, Action Center to see all of your notifications in a single place. Moreover, you can also personalise your home screen's background image and watch your customisable Live Tiles.
You will also get access to a number of apps and games from Windows Phone store for your Lumia 730.
The Lumia 730 comes with a Dual SIM support as well. So you can easily manage your mobile costs and be reachable to all your friends and colleagues with Smart Dual SIM, allowing you to enable call waiting and call forwarding between two SIM cards.
Build and Design
The Lumia 730 measures 134.7 x 68.5 x 8.7 mm in dimension and weighs pretty less at 130.4 grams. Moreover, you get to choose from a lot of color options as well.