NOKIA LUMIA 930 REVIEW


Nokia launched its high end windows phone namely Lumia 930 in India which is priced @ 45,999/-. It is available is Black, White, Green & Orange.

DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is good. It has corning gorilla glass 3 on front and a plastic back and feels good in hands. It is slim at 9.8mm and weighs 167gms. It has 5 inch FULL HD AMOLED display of resolution 1920 x 1280 with 441 ppi. The viewing angles and sunlight legibility of the display is great. It runs on windows tile based User Interface. The brightness of the screen is great. It also has Nokia's clear black display technology which is good.

STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITYS
It has 32GB of internal storage which is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like google play music for songs and a stock gallery and a video player which are good. FM radio comes pre-installed. Conductivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 21.1mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac, Wifi dual band, Wifi direct, Wifi hotsopt as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy) but also hasNFC .

CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 20MP rear camera 1/2.5 inch sensor & Carl Ziess optis with autofocus which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is pretty good overall. Daytime the images are Excellent and has fine details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become more visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is quite good. It does 4K 2160p@30fps (after denim update) & 1080p@30fps video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound but lacks HDR having bit-rate of 48mbps for 4K mbps, 18mbps for Full HD and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is Excelllent overall. Daytime the video clarity is Excellent and has fine details respectively but at night video clarity is quite good. It has a 1.2MP front facing camera for selfe's which does 720p and clarity is pretty nice. 

SOFTWARE, HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE
It runs Microsoft Windows phone 8.1(OS) out of the box. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AB) processor running a quad core 2.2 GHZ (Cortex-A15) with 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 (550MHZ single core) GPU. The performance is Quite good which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.

BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a removable Li-Ion 2420 mah battery. The battery life is above average which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 5H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 6H.
TALKTIME : upto 18H(2G) / upto 16:30H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 450H(2G) / upto 430H(3G).

PROS
*Great build quality.
*Excellent display and viewing angle.
*Excellent Performance.
*Excellent camera and video recording clarity.
*Pretty good loudspeaker.
*NFC support.
*Wireless charging support.
*Removable battery.
*Dedicated camera key. 

CONS
*App catalogue is still quite less in comparison to android.
*Above average battery life. 
*No Micro SD card slot
*Bit pricy.

OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.7/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.

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