Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 gold edition smartphones unveiled

Microsoft has launched premium versions of its Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 smartphones by dressing both devices in gold. The company will be offering these handsets across several markets and they will probably be priced higher than the original models.

What makes the golden edition Microsoft Lumia 930 and Lumia 820 so attractive is that their side trims now flaunt an anodized gold shade. We’re sorry to disappoint, but they don’t have actual gold plating if that’s what you were expecting.

Nokia Lumia 930

Nevertheless, the handsets look very attractive and the premium color is complemented by black or white which covers the remaining body. As you probably know, the Lumia 930 is the company’ flagship phone with a 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 SOC and a 20MP PureView camera backed by dual LED flash, four microphones and Dolby Surround sound.

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The Nokia Lumia 830 also carries flagship status, but in the mid-range category. The phone offers great battery life coupled with a nifty 10MP snapper. The sensor here also benefits from features like OIS, Carl Zeiss optics and PureView technology. Additionally, you get the popular Snapdragon 400 SOC, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage with a microSD card slot supporting up to 128GB.

Lumia 830

Nokia Lumia 830 specs:

– Windows Phone 8.1
– 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 128GB microSD expandable
– 2200mAh battery
– 1.2GHz quad core Snapdragon 400 chipset
– 5-inch 720p HD touchscreen
– 10MP rear PureView camera, 1MP front shooter

The Nokia Lumia 830 and Lumia 930 golden edition phones will be available across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Microsoft notes that the former will also be headed to India, but doesn’t state the same for the latter. As for retail tags, that information will be revealed locally at launch.