The Nokia Lumia 830 is the latest in the Lumia range of mobile phones and this one is going to be a good one. Nokia has released many bottom range phones this year such as the Nokia 130 and the Nokia 225 however the Nokia 830 is going to be good competition for the Nokia 520 which has an almost cult following. If you are considering a gift for someone then consider this phone – the Nokia Lumia 830. The user manual is added below so you can see the specs for yourself before you buy it. You will not regret this purchase.
Unlike the 520 the Lumia 830 comes with everything that you could want in a mobile phone. It covers all network ranges from 2G to 4G and everything in between. 2G networks – GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 then again the 3G networks – HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 as well as the 4G networks – LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600. The phone comes with a nano-sim.
The phone is nice and large (139.4 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm) with a large IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors screen. The screen size is 720 x 1280 pixels and is multi-touch. The screen uses Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which is almost like the Lumia 900 which is also another high-end mobile phone from Nokia. The alert types on the phone comes with many options such as Vibration; MP3 and WAV ringtones. It also comes with a loudspeaker as well as an external jack with – Dolby Digital Plus added which is great for your audio files. The memory slot is a microSD with up to 128 GB storage space. That is an enormous amount of storage space but great if you have video files you which to play. The internal memory is also large coming in at 16 GB and 1 GB RAM. The phone is more powerful than many desktop PC’s from 20 years ago.
There is GPRS on the phone as well as EDGE with up to 296 kbps and HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps. It also comes with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA and hotspot. Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, apt-X as well as NFC and microUSB v2.0 as standard. Connectivity on this phone is very good. If you live in the UK then you can also use WiFi with your normal EDGE connection if your reception is bad with the Orange “Signal Boost” option.
The camera and multimedia options on this phone is high-end. It comes with a 10 MegaPixel, 3520 x 2640 pixels camera from Carl Zeiss optics which has optical image stabilization as well as as autofocus option. There is also an LED flash which gives a great picture. The camera is large so you get a high quality picture as it has a 1/3.4” sensor with PureView technology, geo-tagging, face detection as well as the panorama photo view options. The video on this phone is also excellent with the camera recording at 1080p@30fps with optical stabilization. You can take great videos without the normal streaking and blur the cheap cameras give you. The frame rates are X3 the normal speed. There is also a secondary camera at 0.9 MP, 720p.
The phone runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset. The chipset is powered by the Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and a Adreno 305 GPU. GPS comes with the phone for A-GPS, GLONASS as well as Beidou.
Finally the standby time is very good considering all the features. It comes with a standby time of 528 hours. Talk time is 12 hours. See the user manual for the Nokia 830 listed below for download.