Say hello to the Lumia 930

At Microsoft Build today in San Francisco, Nokia unveiled its marquee Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Nokia Lumia 930.

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Full 1080p display

The phone flaunts a 5-inch full HD ClearBlack display with a 1080p resolution.

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Sit up straight

The phone also is sturdy, with severe edges that are straight enough to stand the 930 upright.

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Stylish looks

The phone will be available in an array of bright colors including orange and green, and feature metallic trimming.

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Color's only on the back

During her brief time with it, CNET's Jessica Dolcourt noticed that because the back panel is the only part of the device with color, the contrast can be surprising, but it adds a splash of personality to the device.

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The silver lining

Another look at the smartphone's edges. Inside is a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and a 2,420mAh battery.

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Storage capacity and OneDrive

Other trimmings include 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, and 7GB of of Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage.

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Microsoft's new Cortana assistant

As for Windows Phone 8.1, the updated OS will feature Cortana, a digital assistant not unlike Apple's Siri or Google's Google Now.

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How about 'awesome'?

Currently in its beta phase, Cortana is represented by a pair of moving circles and lives in its own Windows live tile on the homescreen.

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Why so curious?

Powered by Bing, Cortana can look up airline flights, sports scores, and even nutritional data.

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Coming soon to you

Though the dev preview for Windows Phone 8.1 will roll out to developers in April, it will be available to consumers in the coming months. Existing Windows Phone users can receive an over-the-air update to version 8.1 this summer.

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Looks a little familiar

Save for its OS update, the Nokia Lumia 930 is nearly identical to the Lumia Icon in terms of specs. Sold exclusively on Verizon Wireless, the Icon has the same screen, camera, and processor as the 930.

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20-MP camera on the back

The device packs a 20-megapixel PureView camera with photo editing features via the Creative Studio app. The phone will launch in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and India beginning in June for $599.

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