Microsoft shows off photos taken with the Nokia Lumia 930 after the Denim update

Microsoft shows off photos taken with the Nokia Lumia 930 after the Denim update
Not long after posting a video teaching users how to update their Lumia handsets to Denim, Microsoft also revealed some photos taken with the Nokia Lumia 930 running the Denim update.

As you may already know, Denim brings important camera enhancements, including new imaging algorithms, a faster Camera app (so you can snap photos quicker), Moment Capture (for 4K video recording on select devices), and Rich Capture (providing simpler ways to use auto HDR, Dynamic Flash, and Dynamic Exposure). 

All these improvements allowed the Nokia Lumia 930 - which had a good camera to begin with, though not one comparable to that of the Lumia 1020 - to produce the images seen in the slideshow below.

As of yesterday, the Denim update is being rolled out in China to the following handsets: Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia Lumia 525, Nokia Lumia 526, Nokia Lumia 625, Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Lumia 720T, and Nokia Lumia 1320. Other markets and other devices (including the Lumia 930) will get the update in waves, and Microsoft says that a wide rollout should start in early January.

source: Microsoft

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Lumia 930
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2420 mAh(15.5h 3G talk time)



1. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

ok that's it, 930 will be my Windows phone. :D if someone wants to try to convince me that i should get 1520 instead, please point it out why, coz i'm effin confused!

5. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

same camera bro, same megapixel, same exact, Lumia 1520 pros Bigger battery, last way longer Glance screen Bigger screen, makes everything look nicer 1520 got updated way before the 930 from carriers Cons you cant go back to a smaller phone after using the 1520, even the note 4 feel small i dont know what else the 930 have and dont have lol but those are the easiest things I can tell you

15. rsiders

Posts: 1949; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

You forgot the big difference. The 1520 has microSD expansion and the 930 doesn't.

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Great Photo! Especially with such low light condition.

21. jojon

Posts: 433; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Sure is, to get that quality in that light is difficult, but the 930 nailed it and nailed it beautifully

10. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

It depends on what your are looking for hardware wise.

2. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Ill 100% get WP 10 phone , but not current WP stuff.

11. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Why not?

13. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Why, because of "outdated" hardware?... Because most current devices are getting WP10... Besides, WP8.1.1 is really good... Very good... It's dumb to wait if you are even interested in trying WP..

3. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013


12. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

You came here to say that?. Such contribution, you should be given a lifetime achievement award.

23. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Why thank you! You obviously care enough to respond!

18. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

U clicked the wrong article buddy......

24. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

They should do a comparison between photos shot with the 930 before and after the denim update.

4. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Can't wait for the 4K video at 30fps...

8. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

Is it 30 or 24?

7. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

Great! Do a blind test with the huawei dual cam device. What was that?

9. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

It'd be nice if they could take the same pic with 2 different 930s, one with the update and one without, so you could better see the difference the update makes.

14. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3135; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That would make too much sense. PA is incapable of using ANY common sense on photo comparisons.

16. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Only PA didn't take the photos and it is well explicit in the title "Microsoft shows off photos..."

25. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Oddly my Lumia 930 is showing Denim but not the updated 4k or hey cortana, wonder if its a country code problem. Hmmm. Either way, the pictures are amazing, comparing it to the z3 right now.

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