Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual: A Closer Look at Specs and Cameras
Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 730 Dual smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual phone with 4.7 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual smartphone comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery. The 4.7 inch AMOLED displays has fast response times, which means they can transition quickly between different colors and refresh rates. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (6.7 MP, 2848 x 2144 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of Lumia 730 Dual allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual pictures
The specifications below are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual specifications
|Name||Lumia 730 Dual|
|Dimensions||5.3 x 2.7 x 0.34 inch|
|Colors||black, green, orange, white|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual is about 4.59 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft smartphone are average (5.3 x 2.7 x 0.34 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Microsoft Windows 8.1|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. The Lumia 730 Dual has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The Lumia 730 Dual utilizes Adreno 305 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||4.7 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
The 4.7 inch phone comes with AMOLED display. The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Lumia 730 Dual has only 8 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Lumia 730 Dual (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||6.7 MP, 2848 x 2144 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The Lumia 730 Dual offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Lumia 730 Dual is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The Lumia 730 Dual does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||v4.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. The Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range. With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Lumia 730 Dual smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more.
This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Lumia 730 Dual is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together.
The Lumia 730 Dual phone has built-in FM radio receiver. FM radio allows users to tune in to local radio stations and listen to live broadcasts, news, music, and other content. The Lumia 730 Dual has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Lumia 730 Dual smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 2200 mAh|
The Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Lumia 730 Dual is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, light, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). This Microsoft phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Lumia 730 Dual phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Microsoft Lumia 730 Dual phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. Gorilla Glass has a high level of scratch resistance, reducing the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.
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