By Emmanuel Ajibulu
Impressively, the post-acquisition of Nokia’s cellphone division by Microsoft is increasingly yielding many milestones in the telecommunication industry. Latest reactions to the launch of Nokia Lumia 730 by numerous lovers of Nokia products in Nigeria are a testimony for this current success story.
Lumia730 dual-SIM is considered as a unique device that guarantees its owner value for money. It comes with a larger screen and it is positioned as the ultimate selfie phone with a wide-angle 5 megapixels front facing camera that makes image capturing an excellent experience. Nokia Lumia 730 comes in familiar Lumia white, bright green, bright orange, and dark grey polycarbonate shells.
Anyone in a quest for a branded smartphone at a reasonable price, Nokia Lumia 730 made of sleek design is a good option. This device is in the class of Windows Phone 8.1, powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1 GB of RAM and support for up to 128GB microSD card, just like other hybrid Lumia series. It also retains the 6.7 megapixels rear camera, improved with better photos in low light and now with full HD (1080p HD).
As at today the 5 megapixels front facing camera is the talking point in the camera department. It produces wide-angle shots which ensure that more of one’s friends or love ones can be captured in a selfie or allows the whole family to engage in a Skype call. It can also record full HD videos (1080p HD). The quality of the display is great with good color reproduction and wide viewing angles that come with distinct readjustment capabilities.
In the aspect of design, the product gives room for exchangeable shell, solid colour polycarbonate. Other user interface features are double-tap to wake, glance screen, vibrating alerts, voice commands, customizable home screen, high contrast, speakerphone, speed dial, voice recognition, word flow keyboard, inbuilt FM radio etc. The height of the device is 134.7 mm, whilst the width is 68.5 mm, thickness 8.7 mm and it’s weighing 130.4 g.
Another distinct value ascribed to Lumia 730 is its email features which can conveniently accommodate viewing and editing of email attachments, multiple email accounts, HTML emails, inbox filtering, text-to-speech message reader, conversational view on email, linked inboxes, etc. Similarly, Lumia 730 data call features (text messaging) can carry out automatic resizing of images for MMS, distribution lists for messaging, multimedia messaging, conversational chat style SMS, unified inbox for SMS and MMS, concatenated SMS for long messages, integrated text messaging and chat, number screening for messaging and text-to-speech message reader.
As a user friendly device, Nokia Lumia 730 offers high-end performance at a reasonable price and it is now available in Nigeria at leading Nokia stores and reputable online stores in the country. The price in Nigeria is N68,000, this also depends on the location in the country.