As expected, Microsoft today announced its first “selfie smartphone” in the form of the Nokia Lumia 730 and Lumia 735. The new affordable smartphones are the only two in the company’s portfolio to boast a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Also Read - Windows 11 out now in “reliable” beta version, allows Dev Channel users to switch
As far as specifications are concerned, the two smartphones are nearly identical, but where the Lumia 730 supports dual-SIM, the Lumia 735 supports single-SIM and 4G LTE. The two smartphones flaunt a 4.7-inch 720p display and are powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series S
The smartphones also include a 6.7-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel wide-angle front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage, microSD card support, plus 15GB free OneDrive storage, and a 2,220mAh battery with wireless charging capabilities. On the software front, the smartphones run on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update. Also Read - Xbox Game Pass: List of games coming to consoles in July, big games releasing next month
Both the smartphones will go on sale in the coming weeks, with the Lumia 730 priced at 199 Euros, and the Lumia 735 priced at 219 Euros.