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Nokia Lumia 930 launched as flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

The Nokia Lumia 930 has been officially launched as the 2014 flagship Lumia, the first to run Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box.

Nokia has announced some new hardware at the Microsoft Build Developers’ Conference in the form of a trio of new Lumias.

The first is the so-called flagship Nokia Lumia 930, the director successor to the Nokia Lumia 920.

Nokia Lumia 930 Features

The Nokia Lumia 930 features a 5-inch full 1080p HD display running the latest Windows Phone 8.1.

With Windows Phone 8.1 on board, you’ll get access to the new notifications Action Centre hub and the first Microsoft personal voice assistant, Cortana among other new features.

It runs on a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

In the rear is a 20-megapixel camera with optical image stabilisation and Carl Zeiss optics. This is paired with a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera with HD video recording capabilities.

There’s a new Creative Studio app that lets you add Instagram style filters to your photos and a new Living Photos features that combines with the Nokia Storyteller app.

Nokia has equipped the Lumia 930 with Dolby Surround Sound audio technology in a body with an aluminium frame, metallic accents and a polycarbonate back available in a range of four colours.

Powered by a 2420mAh battery, the Lumia 930 has Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and in-built wireless charging.  

Nokia Lumia 930 Release Date and Price

The Nokia Lumia 930 will be available from June with a price tag of $599 (£360). UK pricing has yet to be announced.

Read more: Nokia Lumia 1020 review

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