1Microsoft Betting Lumia 830’s Price, Features Will Win Converts
By Todd R. Weiss
2Lumia 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.
3Easy 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.
4Phone 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.
5Afterlight 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.
6Slim 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.
7Navigational 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.
8Built-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.
9Top 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.
10Cortana 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.