Nokia Lumia 730 selfie phone price, specs and release date claims pop up

The upcoming Nokia selfie phone, aka Lumia 730, already leaked once in its full unibody polycarbonate glory, but now we get a price, specs and release date confirmation straight from Vietnam, where the phone maker has some factory installations.

Lumia 730 will apparently launch for the equivalent of $240 there without any subsidies in a dual SIM variant, which is not bad at all, considering that you get a 6.7 MP rear camera with Zeiss lens, 4.7" HD display, a Snapdragon 400 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage. The star of the show, however, is the handset's 5 MP front-facing camera, which should make for some remarkable selfies in its own turn. The handset will sport virtual camera shutter and navigation keys only. Lumia 730 is expected to hit the shelf at the end of August there, which means that we should see an announcement fairly soon.

source: via WMPU

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Lumia 730
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 6.7 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2220 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Microsoft will probably won't include the earphones in the box...again. Stop being so greedy, Microsoft.

8. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

what's the point of putting a pair of earphones in the box if the quality is poor? btw most people already have their own pair of favorite earphones so it's not really nesessary

10. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Again, "most" but not all!! Even though it's not that good, they should still include one!

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

What if I tell you that they didn't include the earphone on their flagship Lumia 930 as well? No matter it's low or high end, they should include the earphones in the box.

20. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

what if i told everyone that only USA has no free stock earphones. we have them in asia

17. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

But their earphones are good.

15. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Nice looking device.

18. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah, I don't understand why are they not providing headsets and USB cable. This phone sounds good to me with specs and price, but still price should be less at around $200 to compete with Android brigade.

29. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

They do come with a USB cable. It's a detachable part of the charger. I'm ok with not having headphones in there. I can get a good set of headphones (if I lose or damage the 5+ pairs of earbuds I have already, plus the ones that came with prior Nokia phones I never took out of the plastic) online for $5-30 and get a better quality headphone, in my choice of color.

30. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

If you think that's bad,,, most OEM's are to eventually stop including the charger!!

2. venomania

Posts: 19; Member since: Nov 13, 2013

Not 8 mp rear camera?

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Most likely 6.7MP with Zeiss lens, just like it's predecessor.

13. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

last year lumia 720 was game changer in camera for mid range. 1. front camera of 720 was able to capture 4 people (cover wide area). i want to know how they improve this year. 2. rear camera was able to capture brightest picture in low light more than lumia 920 and htc one though color was bit washed out. if they improve from that lumia 720 camera all i can tell is that, this camera will destroy all midrange 8mp camera

19. sgodsell

Posts: 7605; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Last year the 720 only had 512mb of ram and a dual core S4 1ghz CPU and a 800x480 display. It certainly wasn't a game changer in specs.

21. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

its still a game changer on what you can get in that price range

28. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

did you read my comment? we are talking about camera and not overall specification

26. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Yeah we all know high MP count doesnt mean great image quality. Other factors include sensors and some OS based algorithm. If MS updated the camera software the 730 has plus the selfie cam it will be a game changer again in the WP niche. Specs, especially the RAM capacity, is a factor when it comes to apps. Glad they upgraded to 1GB this time.

4. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

it will be good deal for me

5. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

That's a good spec list for the price. I might pick one up just as a WiFi only device, I've been wanting to try out WP 8.1.

24. Smarter

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

No. That is not a good spec list for the price. The phone lacks camera button, autofocus and foremost GYROSCOPE.

32. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

We do not know the full specs

6. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

As u saw guys. The 630 camera is far beyond the 520 however they both have 5 mpxl camera , its not by mpxl count its by resolution. It'll be far beyond the 720 , second , of the 730 cost 240 then the 830 will cost 299 I guess , good price for a mid ranges

7. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

if it reaches europe at 200€ or less i will get one....

9. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

lol so one can say that they cloned the Xiaomi Redmi and doubled the price.

11. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I really don't get what's with the on screen navigation trend... i mean it is annoying! I still prefer the physical button or capacitive buttons

14. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

two device will be released lumia 730 and 830. if you like physical button then buy 830

22. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

because they want to make it more affordable. virtual buttons is needed to do that for the risk of convenience. that is where high end phones come in (camera button + capacitive buttons).

16. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Thank God it's HD display.I'm tired of mid range lumia phones with FWVGA screen res..

23. Classique

Posts: 73; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

I don't like this trend of no camera buttons on camera centric Lumias

31. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Trend?... How many camera centric Lumia's have be revealed that don't have camera buttons?

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