Quite expected for sometime now, Lumia 730 aka selfie phone is quite an important phone for Microsoft Devices. It stands smack right in the mid range where users get a balance of most things good at a mid range price. Lumia 720 has not been replaced despite reaching end of life and even stocks depleting. But it should be around the corner now as several reports indicate.
See the expected specifications for Lumia 730 Superman:
- 4.7 inch display, 720p resolution
- 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor
- 8GB internal storage
- 1GB RAM
- 5 MP front camera for selfies, 8 MP rear camera with flash
- 2000 mAh battery
- Dual-SIM option
Now Nokia will be trying to cram up as many things into the phone to appeal the mid-range market now that Windows Phone devices is gaining acceptability as a daily driver among many. The device is expected to carry a Dual-SIM option according to Nokia Power user and the usual multi-colour options almost any Nokia gets. A previous screenshot that hit the web showed the device will come running Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 with a firmware code-name of Lumia Debian Red.
This looks like it will be what follows stability of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 which has already started rolling out to developers in Developer Preview Mode. The device should hit the market within this quarter and as usual with Dual SIM devices, India gets dibs on the first Dual DIM version to hit the market with other regions thereafter.