Nokia has finally unveiled the third-gen of Lumia smartphones with the announcement of its first Windows Phone 8.1 devices at the BUILD in Sans Francisco. During the Microsoft BUILD developer conference in San Francisco, Stephen Elop took the stage and took the veil off its three new smartphones: Lumia 930, Lumia 635, and 630 and its dual-SIM variant.
The Nokia Lumia 630 and 635 will be 4.5-inch budget smartphones, while the Lumia 930 will be the flagship series phone with 5-inch screen.
hasn’t disclosed any exact release date, but says the Lumia 930 will be available in June for $599.00, and the 635 (in July), the 630 and its dual-SIM model (in May) for $189.00, $169.00, and $159.00 respectively. (All prices are sans carrier subsidies)
The Nokia Lumia 930, looks like Verizon’s Lumia Icon, features 5-inch Full HD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The phone has a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with Adreno 330 GPU. It packs 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 20MP PureView camera with ZEISS optics, a 2420 mAh battery and the bunch of Nokia’s proprietary apps such Nokia Camera, Storyteller, Creative Studio, and HERE Maps and Navigation apps. Hence, the phone’s specs are identical to the Lumia Icon.
In the beginning, the phone will be available in Europe, Asia, India, Middle East and Latin America, followed by the rest of the world except the U.S.
The Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 inherit its design from its predecessor, the 620. Under the hood, the duo has got a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage + microSD (up to 128GB) and an 1830 mAh battery.
The Lumia 630 will be available in Asia, Russia, China, India and Europe, while the Lumia 635 will be available worldwide.
|Features||Lumia 930||Lumia 630||Lumia 630 Dual SIM||Lumia 635|
|Operating System||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8.1||Windows Phone 8.1|
|Display||5-inch, 1080p Full HD display, Super Sensitive Touch, Glass 3||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||LTE 150Mbps/50Mbps, HSPA+ 42Mbps (dual carrier)/Wi-Fi (b/g/n), BT 4, NFC, micro-USB||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|
|Processor||2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800||1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400||1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400||1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|Camera||20MP PureView||5MP AF||5MP AF||5MP AF|
|Memory||2GB of RAM, 32GB||512MB of RAM, 8GB + micro SD (up to 128GB)||512MB of RAM, 8GB + micro SD (up to 128GB)||512MB of RAM, 8GB + micro SD (up to 128GB)|
|Colors||Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White||Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White||Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White||Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White|
|Availability||June 2014||May 2014||May 2014||July 2014|