Microsoft Mobile: Lumia 830 review

Microsoft Mobile: Lumia 830 review

Nokia Lumia 830 Features

Nokia Lumia 830 is probably the last smartphone to wear the iconic Nokia logo, five letters with so much history behind. Riding the current wave of smartphones with thin metal frames, this colorful phone comes up with a vivid screen, a PureView camera and a snappy chipset behind an even snappier Windows Phone. Here’s the features and designs of new Nokia Lumia 830.

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When Nokia released the Lumia Icon earlier this year, it took its polycarbonate design philosophy and went a bit metal — aluminum, specifically. The result was a premium phone with a fancy body to match. But the Icon’s exclusivity on Verizon limited its appeal, and its sibling, the Lumia 930, has yet to make it to US shores. Into that void comes the Lumia 830, from the freshly minted Microsoft Mobile.

With the Lumia 830, priced at $100 with a two-year contract on AT&T ($450 contract-free), Microsoft looks to bring the metal frame and PureView camera branding of high-end Lumias down to the mid-range smartphone level. Of course, there’s always the risk of making the wrong sacrifices when trying to lower the price, so did Microsoft shave too many corners off of the 830’s aluminum body? I’ve spent the past week with the global version of the phone as my daily driver to find out.

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The Lumia 830 strikes a good balance with its premium aluminum frame and mid-range internals. Those looking for a solid camera experience at this price range should take a good look.

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Source: Philip Palermo

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