Microsoft has introduced the much teased selfie centric smartphones – Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735. The Nokia Lumia 730 comes with Dual SIM support while the Lumia 735 is just a variant of the same handset with 4G LTE network support. Both models carry the same hardware and software features. Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 will be sold later this month in Bright Green, Bright Orange, Dark Grey and White.
Both the new Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735 are promoted as the selfie smartphones. Nokia has placed a 5 megapixel camera in the front with Full HD resolution support. This camera bears a focal length of 24 mm and bears f/2.4 aperture. The users can enjoy taking selfies with the front facing camera and also enjoy three month Skype Unlimited World subscription for free in select markets. Meanwhile, the rear camera sports 6.7 megapixel camera module with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The camera comprises of Carl Zeiss Optics to be used with the LED flash. Nokia’s Camera app can be used with the Lenses app for different effects. One can easily record full HD videos using the camera at 30 frames per second.
Both handsets feature 4.7-inch ClearBlack HD OLED display with Super Sensitive Touch which means it is usable even with gloves on. The display offers 1280×720 pixel resolution and claims to offer great viewing angles. Nokia has housed quad-core 1.2 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 mobile chipset, paired with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB on-board storage. The memory card slot can support up to 128 GB micro SD card.
The 8.7 mm thick Lumia 730 Dual SIM can hold two SIM cards out of which one can be 3G network enabled. Whereas, the Lumia 735 can hold a 4G LTE network supporting nano-SIM card. Nokia has pre-loaded the Lumia Denim update based on the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and added the regular set of Lumia exclusive applications.
Faster mobile web is promised with WiFi support and one can use Bluetooth 4.0 support for connectivity. The smartphones also supports GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS support. Nokia has also included NFC support.
Nokia has placed 2220 mAh battery which should offer run time of at least a day. Nokia will start making both models available in select markets from later this month.