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You get Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2, but the phone cuts some classic Lumia features to keep its price down.
Microsoft correctly labels the Nokia Lumia 830 as an "affordable flagship," with an appealing mix of performance, features, and price. And the phone will improve somewhat once Microsoft pushes the Lumia Camera app to the phone.
HTC took its flagship Android phone, and swapped in Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1. The result is an entirely new flagship that's even more appealing for its novelty factor.
Two weeks ago, we would have written the Lumia 635 off as a middling device you'd probably pass over. After the last week's events, it might be the new direction of Windows Phone.