Lumia 730 Dual SIM now available in the Philippines

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Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 730 Dual SIM in the Philippines for only Php 11,990 SRP. With a wide angle front facing camera, affordable price tag, and sleek, pocketable style featured alongside integrated Microsoft experiences, Lumia 730 lets people easily capture and share more of what they want.

The Lumia 730 combines a slim, vibrant style with powerful performance to create an uncompromised smartphone experience. Alongside Dual SIM 3G support, the Lumia 730 provides outstanding personalization brought by Windows Phone 8.1 to deliver:
• Make memorable Skype video calls with the wide-angle front-facing camera. People can share more of the world around them, or bring more family and friends into a call.
• Take unbeatable selfies with the Full HD 5MP front facing camera, and quickly and easily share to social networks like Facebook and Instagram.
• With a focal length of 24mm, Lumia 730 front facing camera captures more of the scene, ensuring people never cut out another member of the group or miss an unbelievable background during a selfie.
• Create the unique selfies with the updated Lumia Selfie app which comes pre-loaded on Lumia 730.
• A powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor, featuring a quad core CPU at 1.2GHz, supports a fast, and smooth user experience with the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1, including one swipe notifications from Action Center, and the fast Word Flow keyboard. The Snapdragon 400 processor is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
• With a viewing angle of almost 180 degrees, watch your favorite shows, movies or video clips even in bright sunlight on the ample 4.7” HD OLED display.
• Seamless integration with Microsoft services such as Skype and Microsoft Office, with Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint available out of the box for leading productivity on the go.
• 15GB of free cloud storage on Microsoft OneDrive to sync, store, access and share content like photos online.
• Pin playlists, HERE routes, web pages and documents directly to the start screen as Live Tiles to access your favourite content quickly.
• There’s a world of apps available for Windows Phone, including favorites like Instagram, Adobe PSX, Vimeo, and Flipboard – plus apps that sync across devices so people can pick up where they left off.
• HERE Maps, Drive+ and Transit are easy to follow on the ample 4.7” screen.
• SensorCore low-power motion sensing tracks motion and location, enabling the next generation of fitness apps like Bing Health & Fitness, Fitbit and Adidas MiCoach.
• The 2220 mAh battery keeps you going throughout the day.

Karel Holub, General Manager, Philippines, Microsoft Mobile Devices Sales: “People are moving from using their front facing camera to take a close up selfie or have a solo Skype call, to making it much more about where they are and what they are doing.” said Holub. “With the Lumia 730 we’re enabling people to more easily capture and share more of what they want through unique Lumia innovation and the best Microsoft experiences.”
“Following the recent launches of the more affordable Lumia 530 and Lumia 630, the Lumia 730 offers our customers another unique Windows Phone 8.1 device with even more innovation, but still at an affordable price,” said Holub.

The Lumia 730 will be available in the Philippines from October 31, 2014. The Lumia 730 will be available in a range of colors including bright orange, bright green and stylish neutrals such as dark grey and white.

Tech specs summary: Lumia 730 Dual SIM
Operating System: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
Display: 4.7” HD OLED 1280×720 screen
2.25D curved glass
Sunlight Readability Enhancements
Super Sensitive Touch for glove and nail usage
Battery: 2220 mAh battery
Connectivity: Snapdragon 400 processor, NFC, Qualcomm® IZat™ GNSS (including BeiDou), 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, BT 4.0 LE and FM, microUSB, DLNA, Micro SIM
Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
Main Camera: 6.7 MP, Improved Nokia Camera, LED flash
Front Facing Camera: 5 MP wide-angle Full HD, 1080p video
Memory: 8GB + 15GB free OneDrive, micro SD up to 128GB