Nokia Lumia 930 Global Sales Begin Except in the US



Available in bright orange, bright green, black and white, the Lumia 930 is running on a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and on Windows Phone 8.1.

It has a 20-megapixel PureView camera with ZEISS lens and optical image stabilisation (OIS) for clear photos and vidoes. We haven’t laid our hands on it yet but the firm says the phone comes in an elegant aluminium frame and a bright polycarbonate back and sculpted glass.

Under the five-inch Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display, the phone has a Full HD (1080p) OLED screen with almost 180 degress viewing angle for great video, photo and games experience running on a 2,420 mAh battery that’ll give you over 8 hours on camera, music or data.

Photo lovers have access to it’s Nokia Camera, Creative Studio, and  Storyteller and Instagram. It also comes with four high-performance omni-directional microphones and Rich Recording to clear any noise from your audio recordings and the firm says it’s its first to capture and playback high-quality audio in Dolby Surround Sound.

The phone has Microsoft Office Mobile and access to OneDrive for work and storage, an  Action Centre for all of your notifications, Start screen backgrounds for more personalisation, and Cortana –the Lumia’s Siri-like voice personal assistant. It also comes with a new SensorCore a fitbit like sensor to track how many miles you have walked and how many calories you have burned.

Lumia-930-featIf you buy a wireless charging pad, you can charge your Lumia 930 wirelessly.

The phone is going for $599 before taxes and subsidies in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and then globally. The US has been left out because of the Lumia Icon which is nearly similar to the Lumia 930 and selling exclusively on Verizon wirelless.