Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones announced, the most affordable Lumia phones to date. The Lumia 435 is first 400-series and most affordable Lumia yet-and the Lumia 532, a powerful device with a premium layered design and Glance screen. Both devices will be available in in single and dual-SIM variants, with the latter also coming equipped with Smart Dual SIM to easily manage calls and texts to either number in use. In February, both phones will start being rolled out in select countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa.
|Microsoft Lumia 435|
Both phones, each with 4-inch screens, come with Lumia Camera right out of the box. They also have outstanding hardware and battery performance, with a 1560 mAh battery. The Lumia 435 comes with a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, and the Lumia 532 has even more power with a 1.2GHzquad-core processor. Both phones have 1GB of RAM and 8GB of memory, as well as the ability to add a microSD card of up to 128GB.
|Microsoft Lumia 532|
Both smartphones come with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, the Lumia "Denim" update, Microsoft's Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote), Outlook for email, seamless Skype integration and front-facing camera for Skype video calling, HERE location services, up to 30GB of free cloud storage on OneDrive, and access to thousands of apps in the Windows Phone store.
Pricing & Availability
The two new phones will be available in colors of bright green, bright orange, white or black. Pricing for the Lumia 435 is estimated to be 69 euros while the Lumia 532 will be around 79 euros, pricing will vary by market and operator.