Lumia 830 heading to AT&T exclusively on November 7th, costs $449.99 off-contract
Microsoft’s Lumia 830 (read our review here) is already available for sale in various regions across the globe, and now the wait for the folks in the US too is about to end. The mid-range flagship Lumia 830 is set to become available on AT&T starting November 7th, online and in-stores. The handset comes with a $99.99 price tag tied to a two-year contract with the carrier. For customers who don’t intend to enter into an agreement with AT&T can get it for $449.99 outright.
It’s also available on AT&T’s Next installment plan, and costs $0 down and 24 equal monthly payments of $18.75 a month on AT&T’s Next 18 plan. As for Next 12, users are required to pay $22.50 a month for 20 months. For a limited time, while supplies last, AT&T is also offering Fitbit Flex free for Lumia 830 customers, which usually costs $99.99. This is a great deal for fitness-oriented users who are looking for a decent Windows Phone handset, along with a fitness tracking wearable.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Lumia 830 (read our review here) offers a 5-inch display boasting a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, and a quad-core Snapdragon 400 SoC clocked at 1.2GHz with Adreno 305 GPU. There’s 1GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, coupled with a microSD card slot which supports up to 128GB of external memory.
The handset also features a 10MP camera with PureView technology and optical image stabilization, as well as a 0.9MP front-facing camera and Windows Phone 8.1 Denim as its operating system pre-installed. To make sure there’s enough juice for the handset, it features a 2,200 mAh battery with integrated Qi wireless charging capabilities.
On a side note, AT&T is also expected to carry the HTC One M8 for Windows in the coming weeks, and the company has a pre-registration page for those interested in the metal-clad handset.Further reading: AT&T, Lumia 830, Microsoft, Windows Phone