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Nokia Lumia 830 leaks out in full bloom, flaunting a mysterious PureView camera setup

Nokia Lumia 830 leaks out in full bloom, flaunting a mysterious PureView camera setup
Nokia Lumia 830, the company's first midranger with a PureView camera module, leaked out in flesh and blood, and in multiple colors. The handset is expected to be unveiled at Nokia's September 4th event over at the IFA expo in Berlin, together with the Lumia 730 "selfie phone," dubbed so on account of the 5 MP frontal camera.

The Lumia 830, however, is expected to sport a 4.5" display of unknown resolution, and a Snapdragon chipset with LTE connectivity, placing it at the middle of the road between the flagship 930 with its 1080p display, and the lower midrange 730. It will differ significantly from the 730, though, as the 830 is prepped to be the first Windows Phone midranger with Nokia's renowned PureView camera setup. From the looks of it, the camera area reminisces of the 1020's 41 MP sensor, though likely of smaller size and resolution, as it is not as thick and protruding. It might be the same 20 MP sensor that is packed in the 930, or a completely new PureView iteration. However, we don't expect the four mics, Dolby Surround recording, and top-shelf Snapdragon from the 930 - it will likely be just a more compact and more affordable handset with a great camera. 

For some people, this would be just what the doctor ordered, so feast your eyes on the leaked 830 pics in the slideshow below. They show a relatively thin handset, clad in Nokia's typical multicolor polycarbonate unibody, with a large camera area on the back, which, however, doesn't stick out like the 41 MP monstrosity of the 1020. What do you think, does the phone look good?

source: NokiBar (Baidu)

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posted on 14 Aug 2014, 08:38 14

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Pic #1 - hardware and on screen keys?

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 08:43 4

3. Duketytz (Posts: 534; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


Sharp eyes! Dubious picture then

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 11:49 6

38. draconic1991 (Posts: 195; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


and the pic looks photoshopd. in the 2nd 3rd and the 4th picture the phone is at the exact same angle on the table...looks a little too suspicious..

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 12:44

42. kkmkk (Posts: 495; Member since: 06 May 2013)


even if that true the device would be still happening

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 16:37

49. djripster (Posts: 138; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


The pictures are clearly fake... :(

Surprised that PhoneArena is posting them though, when they are so clearly photoshopped

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 08:50 1

4. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


That's something called innovation ;)

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:04

7. Wiencon (Posts: 1922; Member since: 06 Aug 2014)


Maybe it'll be like in OPO.
I hope there will be hardware keys.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 12:28

41. hurrycanger (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


I hope the hardware keys can blend into the glass completely when the on-screen keys are enabled. Those in the picture are too obvious and annoying, but it's probably fake.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:23 2

9. DogeShibe (Posts: 1113; Member since: 10 Jan 2014)


Not really a fan of on-screen keys in WP...i like capacitive keys better.Also the camera shutter button...
They should also turn the Windows logo into a notification light that matches with accent color (only for phones with capacitive keys)

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 11:15

33. elitewolverine (Posts: 5188; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


Probably just a result of test software, being able to turn it on and off. It would make sense considering it is just a line of code, and if being developed along side the 730, that has no hardkeys that i am aware of, then sure.

The good thing is though, hardware keys...

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 14:22

46. mafiaprinc3 (Posts: 553; Member since: 07 May 2012)


it's a reflection

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 08:38

2. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Tell me, what do you guys see in pic 1,
lower right corner?
Look closely at two dudes on bikes.

8)

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 10:27

29. Pancholo (Posts: 380; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


And to the left of the dudes on bikes you can see a compass.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 12:51

43. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Dude is grabbing his junk, or is at least very much looking like he is.
What ever, how'd that make it into an add without being scrutinized?

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 08:55 1

5. msaeed90 (Posts: 14; Member since: 14 Aug 2014)


Why are all the phones in the exact same position?

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 10:17 3

26. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


it's call magic.........

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 11:59

39. Philipand96 (Posts: 101; Member since: 12 Jul 2014)


FAKE
Fake
FROM AN EARLIER REPORT
"More photos of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 830 have surfaced. The phone, which will launch with a "Nokia by Microsoft" branding, sports a PureView camera module. "

"Nokia by Microsoft" branding, is missing!

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:03 1

6. Oğuzhan_77 (Posts: 89; Member since: 18 Nov 2013)


İ want 1530

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 10:28 5

30. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


So do I, but not with Wp platform.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 10:40

32. dratomic (Posts: 483; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)


and not w/o infra red

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 11:17 1

34. elitewolverine (Posts: 5188; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


It's ok we all want to get into a wp article without seeing you here either, but alas, wants wishes etc are not all true.

I am glad i have both OS's, and deal with 4 OS's on a daily basis, truly makes me appreciate WP so much more, for me, imo, and for how i use the phone.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 13:43 1

44. NokiaFTW (Posts: 2072; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


I want all the 7 billion people on this planet to use their brains, but that won't happen either. Be happy with your Nokia 3310.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:17 2

8. DogeShibe (Posts: 1113; Member since: 10 Jan 2014)


If priced good,I will get this..!!
Love WP :)

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:26

10. HugoBarraCyanogenmod (Posts: 1225; Member since: 06 Jul 2014)


A budget camera phone with good battery life and I will recommend it to all the travellers

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:29 2

11. Liveitup (Posts: 1798; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


Wish they would but some sickass arrangements of Live Tiles when showing off these promo devices. Put an background pic with transparent tiles even. One thing I admire about Android and iOS is that if they owned live tiles I know they would do such a better job than MS and leakers at presenting live tiles on devices.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:37 1

13. DogeShibe (Posts: 1113; Member since: 10 Jan 2014)


Lets use uservoice for this...tell them to show off goodness of live tiles in promos :)

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 15:26

47. Parazels (Posts: 4; Member since: 06 Aug 2014)


You can create much more beautiful homescreens on a WP than on iPhone or Android. There are millions of combinations of pictures + big tiles + small tiles + color tiles and so on. Open the site "wiphomes".

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:37 3

12. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


A great hardware on a epic fail platform, for the past 10 years.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 09:50 4

15. Liveitup (Posts: 1798; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


WP is not a Fail its the most trendsetting OS right now regardless of sales. That has more to do with Microsoft's perception and failure to adequately promote the product.

Android is the mobile monopoly with 85% of smartphone. Quit trolling others embrace what you love, don't spend time with what you hate.

posted on 14 Aug 2014, 10:01 1

17. Arte-8800 (banned) (Posts: 4562; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


Start back a ways, Microsoft’s mobile OS line was failing, it was the laughingstock of the industry pre-Windows Phone 7. Microsoft totally revamped that OS with a new look, new paradigms, and a completely incompatible OS with all the apps that came before it. They spent almost half a billion dollars advertising it. They bought Nokia to both kill off one competitor and to buy their market share.

Microsoft at the time had approximately 12% smartphone OS marketshare, Nokia a bit over 30%. With the collaboration, Nokia and Microsoft, together with all the other OS partners selling Windows Phone 7.x, sales are now hovering around 2% of smartphone market share. Subsidies are massive and increasing, and Windows Phone 8 is just coming out. Luckily it is incompatible with the 7 variants that preceded it, and anyone who bought one got obsoleted without warning.

Lmfao

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