Nokia Lumia 930 to launch in Thailand on July 9 for 19,890 baht

The Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in Thailand next week. Microsoft today unveiled the Windows Phone, which will be stocked by local carrier dtac with a 50 percent discount for 12 months on supported plans. The 4G Windows Phone has an expected shipping date of July 9. Bright orange and green will be joined by the usual black and white variants, providing some choice for early adopters and the Windows Phone will be priced at 19,890 baht ($610).

To really enjoy the Lumia 930, a 4G package with dtac starts at 499 baht ($15) per month, providing subscribers with 550 baht ($17) free calls and 3GB internet. dtac users can also call *2014# to unlock 4GB internet on 4G for 4 months at no extra cost. That's not a bad deal, but one that could feel restricted if you're a heavy Internet surfer. Those who choose to buy the Lumia 930 on dtac will be able to take advantage of "dtac Watchever", an app containing 40 TV channels.

Check out the full press release below.

Nokia Lumia 930 now available in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand – 1st July 2014: Microsoft Devices today announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 930 with Windows Phone 8.1 in Thailand, a WP8.1 device which integrates the best of Microsoft and Lumia to deliver the ultimate video and imaging experience on a smartphone with seamless Microsoft synchronization. Nokia Lumia 930 comes with great offering from dtac and 'THAI m Service', an application from Thai Airways International. Nokia Lumia 930 packs a rich suite of differentiating applications and services into a beautifully crafted design with metallic details and vibrant new colours, while keeping content like photos, videos and documents in sync across Windows Phone, PC, and tablet devices.

  • The crystal clear 5-inch Full HD OLED display lets you watch your favourite shows, movies or video clips in any condition, and thanks to a 2420 mAh battery and built-in wireless charging, there is no need to worry about running out of battery.
  • An advanced 20MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization and high quality ZEISS optics makes capturing and reliving amazing images and videos fast and easy.
  • With the enhanced Nokia Camera with Living Images, it's easy to add movement and emotion to static pictures, while imaging apps such as Nokia Storyteller, Nokia Creative Studio and Nokia Refocus bring even more levels of creativity to any photo.
  • With four high-performance microphones and Rich Recording, Nokia Lumia 930 captures HD video like never before, with incredible directional audio and support for surround sound capture and playback.
  • A 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor makes activities like Xbox gaming, image capturing and video processing even faster and richer.
  • The new SensorCore also brings low power motion sensing to help people track their activity all day without using up the large 2420 mAh battery – perfect for exercise and exploration using apps like Bing Health and Fitness.
  • Integrated features including one swipe notifications from Action Centre, the new Microsoft Enterprise feature pack, Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Nokia Camera, and HERE Maps and Drive+, all of which work seamlessly to make the Nokia Lumia 930 a great tool for work and play.

"In today's social world, capturing and sharing video is more important than ever. The Lumia 930 provides the perfect blend of Microsoft and Lumia to deliver cutting-edge imaging technology for an unrivalled video and imaging experience on a smartphone," said Mr. Yantana Simavanichkul, Managing Director, Microsoft Device Thailand. "In addition, with WP 8.1 and multi-screen support, Nokia Lumia 930 is a perfect smartphone that always keeps you connected seamlessly with everyone and on every device."

"As the world is entering the 4G generation, Nokia Lumia 930 allows our customers to rapidly capture and share detail-rich images and videos without having to compromise on image or sound quality," said Mr. Pakorn Pannachet, Senior Vice President - Market Division, dtac. "To enjoy the 4G speed on Nokia Lumia 930, dtac offers 4G package with 50% discount for 12 months. Only 499 baht per month, subscribers will get 550 baht free call and 3GB internet. dtac users just called *2014# to get free monthly 4GB internet on 4G for 4 months." Nokia Lumia 930 also available through dtac online store, delivery starts from 9th July 2014.

Moreover, dtac post paid subscribers can enjoy 'dtac Watchever', an entertainment application allowing you to watch 40 TV channels online as well as new Thai and international movies and series. You can also watch back concerts and hit programs from this app.

Good news for Nokia Lumia flyers! Now you can download 'THAI m Service', the application from Thai Airways International to your Windows Phone devices. Easily book your flight and pay via credit cards, find your Flight Schedule, Flight Information, Check-in, View Booking, check your Royal Orchid Plus, and Royal Orchid Holidays. Special for Nokia Lumia users, top spenders who purchase THAI or THAI Smile tickets through 'THAI m Service' on Windows Phone devices, at or and make a payment by using participating credit cards from now until July 31, 2014 will get Nokia Lumia 930 smartphone.

The Nokia Lumia 930 is expected to be available in Thailand at dtac Service Center from 9th July 2014.The Nokia Lumia 930 will be available in a range of colors including bright orange, bright green, black and white. The retail price is THB 19,890.

Special offer for first 1,000 customers who buy Nokia Lumia 930 at Nokia Shop, M Shop by MLINK, PowerBuy, TGFONE, CSC, JAYMART and dtac Center to receive Nokia TreasureTag WS-2 value THB 990 free.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.