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Microsoft Lumia 830 (2014) review

Microsoft Windows 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
Adreno 305
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
10 MP, 3520 x 2640 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 830 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 830 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Microsoft Lumia 830 comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Microsoft Lumia 830 specifications

BrandMicrosoft
NameLumia 830
ModelL830
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Microsoft Lumia 830 is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft phone are average (5.49 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.49 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, gold, green, orange, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Microsoft Lumia 830 comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 8.1
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of Lumia 830 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Microsoft Lumia 830 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Microsoft Lumia 830 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lumia 830 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 main camera of Lumia 830 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera0.9 MP
Main camera10 MP, 3520 x 2640 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Microsoft Lumia 830 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 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 830 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Lumia 830 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

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 830 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Microsoft phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology. The Lumia 830 comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Wireless charging
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The specifications above 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 830, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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