For quite sometime, there were rumors regarding the selfie focused smartphone dubbed Lumia 730. The software giant Microsoft was heavily speculated to be working on a couple of smartphones including Lumia 730 and Lumia 830. Now, the time when these handsets will see the light of the day has been revealed.
According to a report by The Verge, the Redmond based firm has sent out media invites for a press event to be held at the IFA 2014 tech show. As per this report, the invite depicts a camera like object in its design and it reads “ready for more? Join us for more face time.” Also, it makes it clear that the event will be held on September 4, 2014 at the upcoming tech show.
Going by the speculations that have been rife earlier, it is expected that the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 smartphones will be launched at the September 4 event. Moreover, the Lumia 730 codenamed Superman was alleged to be unveiled late August or early September and this goes in sync with the IFA launch schedule.
Going by the rumored specifications, the Lumia 730 is believed to be the successor of the Lumia 720 smartphone, but arrive as a selfie focused device with a 5 MP front-facer. It is believed to be a mid-ranger like its predecessor with a 4.7 inch FWVGA display and run on Windows Phone 8.1 platform. It is likely to include a 6.1 MP primary snapper, 1 GB of RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor.
On the other hand, the Lumia 830 codenamed Tesla is gossiped to arrive with a 4.5 inch display and pack a 13 MP primary snapper. The processor, RAM and operating system appear to be the same as in the Lumia 730. Otherwise, the Lumia 830 is claimed to feature an aluminum frame on its exterior supplemented by a polycarbonate rear casing and be the first smartphone to go official under the ‘Nokia by Microsoft’ brand.
The other aspects and the pricing of these devices remain unknown and we believe that they will be announced at the time of their unveiling.