Microsoft Betting Lumia 830's Price, Features Will Win Converts

Microsoft Betting Lumia 830's Price, Features Will Win Converts
Lumia 830 Unwrapped
Easy Windows Syncing
Phone Comes With Plenty of Features
Afterlight App Provides Simple Photo Editing
Slim Phone Is Easy to Handle
Navigational Capabilities Get You Where You Need to Go
Built-in 10MP Camera Takes Great Photos
Top Windows Apps Come Preloaded
Cortana Personal Assistant Learns Your Interests
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Microsoft Betting Lumia 830's Price, Features Will Win Converts

By Todd R. Weiss

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Lumia 830 Unwrapped

Equipped with a 5-inch 720p HD display, a Gorilla Glass 3 screen cover, a quad-core 1,200MHz Snapdragon 400 processor and 1GB of RAM, the new Lumia 830 provides power and a nice design.

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Easy Windows Syncing

Running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system with the latest Lumia Denim update, the Lumia 830 lets users stay synchronized with their favorite Windows apps and software on laptops or tablets.

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Phone Comes With Plenty of Features

The Lumia 830 includes a 2,200-mAh lithium ion battery for up to 11 hours of talk time, Bluetooth 4.0, near-field communication (NFC) capabilities and 16GB of on-board storage plus a micro SD slot that can be used with a card of up to 128GB.

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Afterlight App Provides Simple Photo Editing

Included with the Lumia 830 is the Afterlight photo editing app, which gives users simple, basic photo editing capabilities right on their phones.

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Slim Phone Is Easy to Handle

The Lumia 830 is the thinnest Lumia smartphone built so far. It blends metal and polycarbonate design elements into a device that is 8.5mm thick, 70.7mm wide and 139.4mm tall.

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Navigational Capabilities Get You Where You Need to Go

Also included are useful GPS capabilities along with a driving app and a wide variety of mapping and real-time traffic information.

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Built-in 10MP Camera Takes Great Photos

Users can take great photos using the Lumia 830 and its built-in 10-megapixel PureView camera, which includes auto-focus, 4X digital zoom and optical image stabilization. Also included is a .09MP wide-angle front-facing camera.

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Top Windows Apps Come Preloaded

Plenty of well-known Windows apps are loaded onto the Lumia 830, including Skype, Microsoft Office, Bing, OneDrive storage, and social media apps such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Cortana Personal Assistant Learns Your Interests

Windows Phone 8.1 includes Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant feature, which over time learns your interests and can give reminders about people, events, appointments and locations.

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