The impressive selfie-focused Lumia 735 is set to launch in Mexico later this month for 4,999 Mexican Pesos (almost $350). It’s not just the Lumia 735, the availability of the Lumia 830 was also confirmed at an event in the region — it’s expected to hit Mexican retail shelves by February next year for 7,499 Pesos (almost $525). Both handsets will be available from the local carrier Telcel, but it’s also expected to launch on other telecom operators in the region as well.
As a quick recap, the Lumia 735 offers users with a 5-inch display boasting a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The handset runs Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim pre-installed out of the box, and is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 SoC paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, coupled with a mircoSD card support of up to 128GB.
Microsoft promoted it as a selfie phone, featuring a 5MP wide-angle front camera, as well as a 6.7MP rear camera for photos and videos and a 2,200 mAh battery to make sure there’s enough juice for the handset.
Lumia 830 is still months away, but its touted as the mid-range flagship device, and features a 10MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization. There’s a 5-inch 720p ClearBlack display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset, Adreno 305 for graphics, and a 0.9 MP front-facing camera. Lumia 830 also features a 2,200 mAh battery, 16GB of expandable storage, and ships with Windows Phone 8.1 Lumia Denim software out of the box. We’ve also done a detailed review of the Lumia 830, so if you’re thinking about buying the handset, you can take a look at it and see the pros/cons of the handset. You can check out the review here.Further reading: Lumia, Lumia 735, Lumia 830, Microsoft, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 8.1