Nokia introduced three Lumia smartphones based on Windows Phone 8.1. While the new Lumia 930 is a high end smartphone, the Lumia 630 and 635 are the budget ones.
Nokia unveiled a range of new Lumia smartphones running the updated Windows Phone 8.1 platform at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference. The new smartphones are – Lumia 930, Lumia 630 and Lumia 635. While the new Nokia Lumia 930 is a high end smartphone, the Lumia 630 and 635 are the budget ones.
Nokia Lumia 930
The Nokia Lumia 930 has a 5-inch full HD display with 441 ppi and Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor along with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone has 32GB of internal storage and comes with 7GB free OneDrive cloud storage.
For connectivity, the smartphone supports LTE quad-band chip and Bluetooth 4.0 LE. It is powered by a 2,430 mAh battery. The smartphone comes pre-installed with a range of apps including OneDrive, MS Office, Nokia Camera, MixRadio and HERE Map.
One of the important features of the Lumia 930 is the camera that has 20-megapixel PureView with optical image stabilization (OIS) and ZEISS optics. A HD 1.2 MP wide-angle camera is on the front. Nokia has a range of camera-centric apps on the device - Nokia Camera, Nokia Storyteller, Nokia Creative Studio and Nokia Refocus.
The Nokia Lumia 930 is priced at $599 (around Rs. 36,000) before taxes and subsidies. It will be available from June – beginning in Europe, Asia, India, Middle East and Latin America.
Nokia Lumia 630 and 635
First up is the Nokia Lumia 630. The smartphone will be available in single SIM and dual-SIM variants, making it the first Lumia with dual-SIM. The Lumia 630 has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and 512MB of RAM.
The Lumia 630 has an 8GB of built-in storage and comes with eMMC with 128GB micro SD card support. The 630 has 5MP rear camera with autofocus, for great shots with Nokia Camera and Cinemagraph. For connectivity, the smartphone supports HSPA 21Mbps/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, micro-USB.
|Nokia Lumia 630||Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM||Nokia Lumia 635|
|Operating System||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8.1|
|Display||4.5-inch FWVGA display, ClearBlack LCD, Gorilla 3||4.5-inch FWVGA display, ClearBlack LCD, Gorilla 3||4.5-inch FWVGA display, ClearBlack LCD, Gorilla 3|
|Connectivity||HSPA 21Mbps/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, micro-USB||HSPA 21Mbps/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, micro-USB||LTE 100Mbps/50Mbps, HSPA 42Mbps (dual carrier)/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, micro-USB|
The Nokia Lumia 630 is expected to rollout in May, beginning with Asia, Russia, China, India and Europe, from $159 ( Rs. 9,559 approx) for the single-sim variant, and $169 (Rs. 10,160 approx) for the dual-sim variant.
Touted as Nokia's best-value 4G smartphone, the Lumia 635 has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with ClearBlack LCD and Gorilla 3. The smartphone has a 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor along with 512MB of RAM.
The smartphone is powered by an 1,800 mAh battery. For connectivity, the smartphone supports LTE 100Mbps/50Mbps, HSPA 42Mbps (dual carrier)/5.76Mbps, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4 and micro-USB. The Nokia Lumia 635 will be broadly available, including in the US starting in July, from $189 (roughly Rs. 11,362).