Nokia Lumia 830

price Rs. 22,999 onwards launch Oct, 2014
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#32
of 38 phones in Rs. 20,000 - 25,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 6 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Very good build quality
  • Slim, stylish, high-end design
  • Good, bright display, with excellent sunlight legibility
  • Slick Windows Phone interface
  • Stupendous camera, with excellent low light performance, and optical image stabilization
  • Very good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Sluggish performance in games
  • Windows app store still lags behind the Android and iOS stores

6 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
  • ClearBlack Display
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPUAdreno 305
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2200 mAh
Battery Standby528 hrs
Battery Talktime12.90 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)14.80 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 78 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 10 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on WiFi network): 14 hrs
  • Web Browsing Time (on Cellular network): 11 hrs
Dimensions
Weight150 gm
Thickness8.5 mm
Camera
Camera10.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Carl Zeiss Optics
  • 1/3.4" Sensor Size
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • PureView Technology
  • Geo-tagging
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • 4X Digital Zoom
  • Auto focus with two-stage capture key
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Camera focal length: 26 mm
  • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
  • Flash operating range: 2.0 m
  • BSI Sensor
  • True 16:9 sensor
  • Video Recording Features: Optical Image Stabilization
  • Continuous Auto-Focus
  • Nokia Rich Recording with Surround Sound
  • Nokia Video Trimmer app
Secondary Camera0.9 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HD Video Recording
  • F/2.4 Aperature
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes (limited band support)
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
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App StoreWindows Marketplace
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Wireless Charging Support
  • Display Features: Brightness control, Nokia Glance screen, Sunlight readability enhancements, Easy to clean, High brightness mode, Lumia Color profile, Sculpted glass, Wide viewing angle, Double-tap to wake
  • Security Features - Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode, Regular signed firmware updates, Track and Protect via internet, Application certification, Application sandboxing, Backup and restore via Internet, Browser integrated anti-phishing, Remote device lock via Internet, Remote device wipe via Internet, Secure boot, Signed OS, Consumer VPN, Mobile VPN, Remote lock and wipe, Hardware accelerated device encryption, Mobile device management, Remote security policy enforcement
  • OneDrive Storage (15 GB)
  • OneNote App
  • Location and navigation apps: HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, HERE Transit, Local Scout
  • Xbox Music App
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.28/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys
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