All three smartphones with Windows Phone 8.1 installed are now available via the Russian Nokia store website and are expected to start shipping in Russia on or around October 7. Both the 4.7 inch Lumia 730 and 735 will be sold for 12,990 rubles, or about $346. The higher end Lumia 830, with its 5-inch display, will have a price of 19,990 rubles in Russia, or about $532.
By way of comparison, a Lumia 1520 is 23,440 rubles ($624 USD) and a Lumia 930 is 23,990 rubles ($640 USD). In other words, smartphones are always priced higher in Russia than in competing markets. The Lumia 830 and Lumia 73x fall in line with current pricing trends in Russia.
If you live in Russia, will you be purchasing these new Windows Phone products from Microsoft?