In an event in Sydney this morning Nokia/Microsoft devices announced that the Lumia 930 and the Lumia 635 would be available in Australia this month.
both its new flagship device, the highly-anticipated Lumia 930 and the Lumia 635, an affordable smartphone delivering unrivalled value and 4G speed, will arrive in Australia this month. Introducing the Windows Phone 8.1 update into both the premium and value-for-money Lumia ranges, the new additions to Microsoft’s smartphone line-up truly combine the best of Windows Phone and Lumia
The Lumia 635 is available in Australia from July on plans through Telstra and Optus (RRP AU $279), the Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in July through Optus, Vodafone and Telstra, as well as leading retail stores including Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Allphones and JB Hifi. The handset will be available for an RRP of $729 and comes in a range of colours including bright orange, bright green, black and white.
Both devices come with Windows Phone 8.1 pre installed, support Australia’s 4g/LTE bands. There’s no firm dates mentioned, but the phones will be in stores in July so keep your eyes peeled.
Steve Lewis, General Manager at Microsoft Devices AU/NZ said: “With high-end technologies and apps, plus the latest Windows Phone 8.1 experience that people get with our flagship products, we believe the Lumia 635 is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones in its affordable price range.”
“In today’s world, people are looking for devices that are both pretty and powerful. They want the design, as well as the features to help them get the most out of every moment at work, home and play.”
“With the Lumia 930 we have created a smartphone that blends stunning design with features that allows people to take control of their busy lives and take back a bit of ‘me’ time, whether that’s being hyper productive on the go, capturing, sharing and storing amazing images and video at a sports game, or Skyping friends and family from home.”