The Nokia Lumia 830 is a reasonably priced phone with a 5-inch display, metal-edged body, a 10-megapixel PureView camera and the latest Windows Phone 8.1 software.

It's due to go on sale later this year across Europe for around €300, which converts to £240, $400 or AU$425. Nokia hasn't yet released final prices or stated exactly where the phone will be going on sale.

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Physically, the phone looks very reminiscent of the more expensive Lumia 930, known in the US as the Lumia Icon.

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Both the Lumia 830 and 930 are 5 inches in size, but you can change the colourful back panels on the 830.

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They both have metal edges too, which makes the 830 feel satisfyingly sturdy to hold.

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It also makes the phone look like a more expensive device than it really is.

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You can pick it up with green, orange and white back panels. The black version has a black metal band.

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It has the latest Windows Phone 8.1 software on board, with its marvellous live tiles.

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The latest update to the platform -- codenamed Denim -- will be on the 830 as well. Denim brings a few new tricks, chief among which is the voice assistant Cortana, which is finally coming to the UK and China.

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Windows Phone 8.1 also brought new updates like a pull-down notifications centre.

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The 10-megapixel camera bears the PureView name, thanks to its optical image stabilisation and skill in low-light situations. Nokia says it's the cheapest PureView phone to date.

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The Lumia Camera 5.0 update brings various new camera features, such as an HDR mode. You can alter the strength of the HDR effect after you've taken the shot to get just the right balance.

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Existing features, like burst-mode shooting to make these cool action sequence images, are still on board.

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Nokia Lumia 830 (black)

Part Number: NOKIALUMIA830
MSRP: $450.00 Low Price: $380.99 See all prices
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