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Nokia Lumia 930 (32GB, Single Sim, Black Gold, Special Import)

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Buy the Nokia Lumia 930 (32GB) in Black Gold from Connected Devices

Note this product is a special import and cannot be returned as a Change of Mind. Special Import products carry a warranty of between 6 to 12 months supported exclusively by Connected Devices. For more info on this product's warranty, please contact us.

The Lumia 930 launched already running Windows Phone 8.1, but the Icon, its US doppelganger, was built before Microsoft eased up on design requirements with the release of 8.1. As a result, the 930 is probably the last phone you'll see with capacitive navigation keys and a physical camera button alongside the standard power and volume rocker arrangement. Undoubtedly, one of the best bits of the external hardware is the 5-inch display: a 1080p AMOLED ClearBlack panel nestled under a sheet of Gorilla Glass 3. It's hard to fault, what with its great sunlight readability, viewing angles and color saturation.

Being a Lumia, the 930 also reaps the benefits of Nokia's Cyan update on top of Windows Phone 8.1, which includes enhanced Camera, Creative Studio and Storyteller apps. Packing the heaviest hardware in Nokia's lineup, the 930/Icon and 1520 get some special treatment, like the Living Images photo feature that creates multi-frame moving pictures. Then there are the improvements to sound-recording quality when shooting video, as well as color temperature, low-light capture and autofocus when using the camera in general.

On the imaging front, the 930 has a more-than-capable 20-megapixel PureView camera with f/2.4 aperture. Low-light performance is especially good, and Nokia's Camera app allows you to tweak deeper settings like white balance, ISO and shutter speed straight from the viewfinder -- things you may actually find yourself doing on a mobile with such a large sensor. While picture quality may be impressive, video is of a slightly lower standard. The overly skittish autofocus noted in our Icon review is much improved with Windows Phone 8.1, but auto-exposure compensation is still somewhat overactive. The audio that accompanies the video is basically as good as it gets, thanks to four microphones that focus on the sound in front of the lens and while canceling out what's behind it.

There's nothing negative to be said about the overall user experience. Windows Phone is designed to run smoothly on super-cheap hardware configurations, so with a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 and 2GB of RAM to work with, the 930 does it better than any. All that power isn't at the expense of running time, though, and the 2,420mAh battery will keep the 930 chugging along happily for at least a full day, even with intensive use. You can also juice it up wirelessly thanks to an integrated Qi coil -- every 930 comes with a wireless charger in the box, too, which isn't the case with the Icon. Incidentally, the Icon also doesn't support any form of LTE roaming, making it well and truly a Verizon-exclusive handset. The 930, on the other hand, works on bands 1, 3, 7, 8 and 20, which should take care of all needs, foreign and domestic.

NOKIA LUMIA 930 Specifications
*Screen size 5.0 inches
*Screen resolution 1,920 x 1,080 (441 ppi)
*Screen type OLED ClearBlack; sunlight readability enhancement; high brightness mode; Gorilla Glass 3
*Battery 2,420mAh Li-Ion (non-removable)
*Internal storage 32GB
*External storage None
*Rear camera 20MP Zeiss, OIS, f/2.4, wide-angle lens, AF
*Front-facing cam 2MP sensor (1.2MP stills)t)
NFC Yes (with secure element on SIM)
Bluetooth v4.0 LE
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974)
CPU 2.2GHz quad-core
GPU Adreno 330
RAM 2GB
Miscellaneous FM radio, GPS/GLONASS, micro-USB 2.0 HS, four-mic setup
WiFi Dual-band, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Wireless Charging Yes, Qi standard
Operating system Windows Phone 8.1, Lumia Cyan

What's in the box?
*Charger
*Battery
*USB Cable,

 

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Warranty ?

  • For all products where the title states "Local Stock", the full manufacturer warranty is provided, normally a minimum of 12 months.
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  • For refurbished or open-box products, the warranty can vary between 1-3 months depending on the item.

 

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