Nokia Unveils Windows Phone 8.1 Powered Lumia 930, 635, 630; Specifications, Availability Details

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By Rohit KVN | April 3, 2014 5:00 PM EST

Finnish handset maker, Nokia has announced three new smartphones Lumia 930, Lumia 635 and Lumia 630 at the ongoing Microsoft Build 2014 developers' conference at San Francisco.

"Today we are introducing people to the best of Lumia and the best of Microsoft through three stunning devices based on Windows Phone 8.1. In addition to the new developments from Microsoft, Nokia is delivering people an uncompromised imaging experience, great design and better business phones," said Stephen Elop, executive vice president of Nokia's Devices & Services.

First up, Lumia 930 boasts of similar features seen inside the Verizon (USA) Lumia Icon as reported previously. It sports  5.0-inch full HD ClearBlack OLED screen with pixel density of 441 ppi (pixels per inch) and runs on the latest Windows Phone v8.1 OS powered by 2.2GHz snapdragon chipset backed by 2GB RAM and 32GB (non-expandable).

Like all high-end Nokia phones, Lumia 930 too ships with feature-rich 20.0-megapixel PureView camera with 2X zoom, Zeiss optics, ½.5-inch sensor, dual-LED flash, 26 mm camera focal-length and a pretty 1.2-megapixel camera enough to take good quality selfies.

On the other hand, Lumia 635 and Lumia 630 are entry level smartphones and pack pretty much the same specifications, except the former boasts a 4G-LTE support. Both devices flaunt a FWVGA (854x480p) display with pixel density of 221 ppi and ship with Windows Phone v8.1 OS, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU, 512MB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 128GB) and a 5.0-megapixel camera (no LED flash support).  

The Nokia Lumia 630 is expected to roll out in May, initially in Asia, India/Middle East, South America and Europe, for $159 (single-SIM variant), and  $169( dual-SIM variant) excluding taxes. The Nokia Lumia 635 is expected to be broadly available, including in the US starting in this summer, from $189.

The top-end model Lumia 930 will hit stores in global markets in June for $559 (around ₹36,000) starting with Europe, Asia, Middle-East and India.

Key specifications of Lumia 930, Lumia 635 and Lumia 630:

Models

Lumia 930

Lumia 635

Lumia 630

Display

5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) ClearBlack OLED screen with Corning Gorilla 3  shield

Pixel density: 441 ppi (pixels per inch)

4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480p) ClearBlack LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield

Pixel density: 221 ppi

4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480p) ClearBlack LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield

Pixel density: 221 ppi

OS

Windows Phone v8.1

Windows Phone v8.1

Windows Phone v8.1

Processor

2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core CPU

1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series quad-core CPU

1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 series quad-core CPU

RAM

2GB

512MB

512MB

Storage Capacity

32GB (not expandable)

8GB, expandable up to 128 GB

8GB, expandable up to 128 GB

Camera

Main: 20.0-megapixel PureView camera with 2X zoom, Zeiss optics, ½.5-inch sensor, dual-LED flash, 26 mm camera focal-length

Front: 1.2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture

Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with 4X zoom, ¼-inch sensor, f/2.4 aperture

Front camera : No

Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with 4X zoom, ¼-inch sensor, f/2.4 aperture

Front camera : No

Battery

BV-5QW model: 2450 mAh (non-removable);

Talk time: up to 11.5 hours (2G) & 15.5 hours (3G)

Standby mode: close to 18 days

BL-5H: 1820 mAh (removable);

Talk time: up to 12 hours (2G) & 14 hours (3G)

Standby mode: 27 days

BL-5H: 1830 mAh (removable);

Talk time: up to 16.4 hours (2G) & 13.1 hours (3G)

Standby mode: 25 days

Network

3G & 4G-LTE

3G & 4G-LTE

2G & 3G

Add-ons

Nano-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP ad more), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, micro-USB, built-in Qi-standard wire-less charging

Micro-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP ad more), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, micro-USB, FM radio

Micro-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP ad more), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, micro-USB, FM radio

Dimensions

137.0 x 71.0 x 9.8 mm

129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm

129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm

Weight

167 g

134 g

134 g

Price (excluding taxes)

$599 (around ₹36,000)

$189 (around ₹11,400)

$159 (Single-SIM model), around ₹9,570 and $169 (dual-SIM model) , around ₹10,165

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Nokia Lumia smartphones are pictured in a shop in Warsaw, January 11, 2013.
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