Nokia Lumia 630, 930 Tipped to Debut at Microsoft Build 2014 in April
By Rohit KVN | March 23, 2014 8:07 PM EST
The long-rumored Nokia phones - Lumia 630 (aka Moneypenny) and Lumia 930 (aka Martini) - are expected to finally see the light of the day at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference 2014 early next month, says a new report.
A man is silhouetted against a video screen as he poses with a Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica
Nokia community website My Nokia Blog, citing a trusted source, claims Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 will take centre-stage at Build 2014 where Microsoft will announce the new mobile software version Windows Phone 8.1 OS.
Lumia 630 is understood to be an entry-level smartphone that would come in single and dual-SIM versions and boast onscreen buttons and a camera with no LED flash support. It is also expected to feature a 4.0-inch display and a Snapdragon 400 series processor with 1GB RAM. Other key specifications are yet to be ascertained.
Lumia 930, on the other hand, is pegged to be the international variant of Lumia Icon, which released in the US via exclusive network carrier Verizon last month. Lumia Icon boasted metallic finish frame, 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display and a powerful Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, backed by 2GB RAM.
Both devices are said to run on the new Windows Phone 8.1 OS, which has been touted to come with a voice-assistant feature 'Cortana', similar to Siri of Apple iOS and 'Google Now' launcher in Android OS, where users can dictate commands to perform functions like replying to a text message, without having to touch the screen. The phone would also intuitively read out new text messages to the user, under driving mode.
The 2014 edition of Microsoft's annual developer's conclave Build is scheduled between 2-4 April at 'The Moscone Center', San Francisco, California.
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