Microsoft announced ultra low cost Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones

lumia 435

Microsoft recently advertised the Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 single and Dual SIM versions, most affordable ultra low cost Lumia smartphones till now, pricing less than $100 with no contract but price is excluding taxes and subsidy. With these ultra low cost smartphone release, Microsoft is targeting the developing markets like India.

Both the versions of Lumia 435 accompany a 4 inch WVGA 800×480 resolution display, controlled by a 1.2GHz dual core Snapdragon 200 SoC combined with 1GB of RAM. The phone is powered by the latest stable version of Windows Phone 8.1 OS with the Lumia Denim update, which includes Apps Corner, Live Folders and Cortana (Microsoft’s virtual personal assistant). It dons a 2-megapixel fixed focus back camera no LED flash and VGA front camera. The smartphone additionally brags the download speeds of 42.2Mbps on 3G, which is practically comparable to present 4G speeds.

lumia 532

The smartphone comes with important pre installed apps like Lumia Camera app with Lumia Selfie app for catching attractive selfie and sharing selfies. Additionally ready for the HERE location service that contains free worldwide HERE Maps and HERE Drive+free HERE Transit, which can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store. The smartphone is released at a cost of 69 Euros (US $82/ Rs. 5,054 approx.)

The Lumia 532 in the picture above is additionally made to charm the low cost section, yet the device fits better specs over the Lumia 435. It is controlled by a quad core Snapdragon 200 processor. An feature that has a high ground over the Lumia 435 is the camera, as Lumia 532 built with a 5-megapixel back camera, other specifications are almost similar for both the devices. The Lumia 532 will be accessible in bright orange, green, white and black. The initial round of launch will start in Europe, APAC and IMEA beginning from February, at a retail cost of 79 EUR ($93/ Rs 5,800 approx.) excluding taxes.

Microsoft Lumia 435 and 435 Dual SIM Specifications:

  • Display: 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) WVGA display
  • Chipset: 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 302 GPU
  • Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, up to 128GB expandable memory with microSD
  • OS: Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim
  • Camera: 2MP fixed focus rear camera and VGA front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM (only in Lumia 435 Dual SIM), 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / aGPS
  • Battery: 1560mAh battery with up to 11.7 h talk time
  • Thick: 11.7 mm
  • Weight: 134.1 grams

 

Microsoft Lumia 532 specifications:

  • Display: 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) LCD display
  • Chipset: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 302 GPU
  • Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, up to 128GB expandable memory with microSD
  • OS: Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim
  • Camera: 5MP fixed focus rear camera and VGA front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / aGPS
  • Battery: 1560mAh battery with up to 11.7 h talk time
  • Thick: 11.7 mm
  • Weight: 134.1 grams

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