Lumia 930 - £420
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Nokia Lumia 930
The Nokia Lumia 930 is a top-end smart phone that runs on Windows Phone 8.1. It replaces the Lumia 925 in Nokia's smartphone line up. It brings with it an improved camera, better performance, bigger battery and a new HD screen.
This phone has a 5 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 441PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Lumia 930 has a 20MP Carl Zeiss camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 1.2MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 2.2GHz quad core processor and 2GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 80 out of 100.
The Lumia 930 has an estimated battery life of around 16 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2420mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone also supports wireless charging (requires the purchase of a compatible wireless chargepad).
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Nokia Lumia 930 comes with 32GB internal storage. It also comes with OneDrive installed which gives you an additional 7GB of free cloud storage. It does not have an expandable memory card slot.
The Lumia 930 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels and it is able to connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from your phone wirelessly.
As a Windows Phone, the 930 comes with Microsoft Office Mobile installed so is compatible with Excel, PowerPoint and Word documents, which is ideal for making last minute adjustments before an important meeting. This phone also comes preloaded with Nokia's HERE Maps, HERE Drive+ and HERE Transit apps. HERE Maps with LiveSight superimposes points of interest over the image the phone receives from its camera, HERE Drive+ is a voice guided sat-nav that can also download maps for offline use and HERE Transit gives you detailed bus, train and tube information in many of the UK's major cities. Other apps, such as YouTube, Instagram and Spotify are available to download from the Windows Phone Store and Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and WhatsApp come preinstalled.
The Lumia 930 has impressive specs, an excellent camera and an appealing design. It has the build quality that one would expect of a Nokia device and performs very well in all areas.