The Lumia 650 punches well above its weight. Because of that, we've decided to compare the device to none other than Nokia's "affordable flagship", the Nokia Lumia 830.
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Microsoft originally said it would begin upgrading Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile in December - but Vodafone Italy says that the much-delayed rollout will finally begin next week.
Microsoft has announced new firmware updates for Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL in select markets. There are also updates for LG Lancet and Lumia 830 users that are running Windows Phone 8.1.
It looks like the wait for Windows 10 Mobile on existing handsets is finally coming to an end, as a major European carrier has revealed a list of devices that will be upgraded over the next two weeks.
Along with its upcoming flagships, a report is now claiming that Microsoft is working on a metallic mid-range smartphone possibly focused on productivity, and slated for launch early next year.
Dubbed the 'affordable flagship', the 830 is a mid-range device that's never been very affordable - but with £50 slashed off its regular £270 price tag, it may prove a little more appealing to buyers.
Just ten months after going on sale, it seems the Nokia Lumia 830 will soon exit Microsoft's retail line-up, as the company trims its range and focuses on newer devices launched under its own brand.
Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software".
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade.
Microsoft is rolling out a firmware update in India that enables 4G LTE connectivity on eight of the company's Windows Phones, including its latest flagship handset, the Lumia 930.
Microsoft is now rolling out the latest non-preview version of its mobile OS to the Lumia 830 in India, while Lumias 930, 1320 and 1520 are all getting new firmware updates there too.
Reports are coming in that the Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 are being updated to Windows 8.1 GDR2 / Update 2. Microsoft has yet to update its support page for official confirmation.
From British mobile mayhem and Galaxy pre-orders, to the state of Windows apps, strange bedfellows, Halo revelations and free flights with a low-end Lumia, it's our review of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft's "affordable flagship" Windows Phone, the Lumia 830, is available right now for £199.99 SIM-free - £100 lower than its usual price - including a free Fitbit Flex and free delivery.
Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 830 as its 'affordable flagship' in September, although its $450 price tag was too high for many. But right now, you can get the device for as little as $200 off-contract.
The Lumia Denim update roll out is gradually picking up pace and being made available on more and more devices across the world, and one of those markets is the huge one in India.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS.
Microsoft has announced a range of promotions and discounts for Black Friday, including up to $150 off its Surface Pro 3 tablet, and a Dell Inspiron notebook with 15.6-inch touchscreen for $279.
AT&T has announced that they will be selling the Lumia 830 starting on November 7th and we have gotten our hands on the device that features a new metal color and is thinner than previous models.
Alongside the rather expensive "affordable flagship" Lumia 830, AT&T will also launch the HTC One M8 for Windows on Nov 7, which has until now been a Verizon exclusive, and pricing has been announced.
AT&T will launch the Lumia 830 on Nov 7, priced at $99.99 on a two-year plan, or $449.99 off-contract - more costly than some had expected, although AT&T is (temporarily) offering a free Fitbit Flex.
Microsoft launched its Lumia 830 last month, referring to the device as its 'affordable flagship'. Ahead of our full review, we take a closer look at what the new Windows Phone has to offer.
The Lumia 830, Microsoft's "affordable flagship" phone that combines high-end specs with a decent price tag is now available for purchase in the UK at most major retailers and carriers.
Microsoft's Lumia 830 - which the company refers to as "the first affordable flagship" - will go on sale this week, featuring a 5-inch HD display, 10MP PureView camera, and a thin and light body.
AT&T will reportedly launch the Lumia 830, Microsoft's new 'affordable flagship', in early November - some time after it goes on sale in other markets - and the carrier may only stock the black model.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new Lumia 830 will go on sale in China next month, with the latest Lumia Denim firmware on board, and support for the Chinese version of Cortana out of the box.
Nokia has announced that the Lumia 830 will be heading to AT&T but if you have been following Neowin, you already knew that as we told you it at the beginning of August.
From eye-watering iWatch pricing and queues for the iPhone 6 (already), to new Lumias, Xperias and Motos, and all sorts of low-cost treats, we look back at highlights from this week's news on Neowin.
According to Nokia's website, the Lumia 735 and 830 will be coming to the US soon but the dates and carrier details are not listed on the website for the new phones.
The UK won't be among the very first markets to get Microsoft's new Lumia 730 and 830 Windows Phones, but buyers there won't have too long to wait after the handsets begin rolling out worldwide.
Microsoft announced two new additions to its Windows Phone range earlier today - and we got to spend a bit of time with them. Check out our first impressions of the Nokia Lumia 730 and 830.
Microsoft today announced the Lumia Denim update that will be available immediately on the Lumia 730, 735 and 830. It will begin rolling out to other Windows Phone 8 devices in Q4.
Microsoft announced three devices today at IFA Berlin, among them was the Lumia 830 which will ship with 'Lumia Denim' for €330 excluding taxes and subsidies.
Later this week, Microsoft will announce the Lumia 830, and thanks to a new leak, we have new images of the device that show off a few new features like wireless charging.
From new Windows Phones and OS previews, to Twitter tragedies, curious comments and Windows in your windows, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin.
Microsoft is about to release another Lumia smartphone, called the 830, and we have a gallery of what the new device will look like when it is released later this year on multiple carriers.
More information has been revealed about the Lumia 830 - Microsoft's mid-range Windows Phone with a high-end camera - including details of three US variants, along with possible images of the device.
Microsoft has sent out press invites for an event to be held at the IFA Berlin electronics trade show, and the invite includes a camera-themed hint that could point to a couple of rumored devices.
More details have emerged on the rumored Nokia Lumia 830, and it's shaping up to be something of a mid-range device with a top-of-the-range camera - the same 20MP camera from the Lumia 930 and 1520.
Microsoft is readying a new Windows Phone for AT&T: the Lumia 830. The device is expected to be mid-range, rather than a premium flagship, and is expected to launch before the year's end.
A render of a new Lumia smartphone alleged to be the 830 has leaked online and the smartphone is now carrying the Nokia by Microsoft branding which has been rumoured to be coming to new smartphones.
Microsoft's mobile division shows no sign of slowing down with its rapid release of new hardware as images of an upcoming device, the Lumia 830, have been posted on a Chinese website.