Today Microsoft has expended its Lumia line with the launch of two new affordable smartphone’s, the Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, both smartphone’s are powered by Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim firmware update. Microsoft Lumia 532 is priced at 79 Euros (approx Rs 5,700), while the Microsoft Lumia 435 costs 69 Euros (approx Rs 5,000). Specs and features of both smartphone are more and less the same with just few differences in them.
As per the specs Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 features an 4-inch WVGA display screen with screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, under the hood both devices are powered by dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2Ghz along with 1GB RAM and has 8GB internal memory which can be expandable via microSD card.
Both Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 comes with Microsoft service suite which includes Microsoft’s Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote), Outlook, Skype, OneDrive (up to 30GB of free cloud storage).
The only difference among both is in camera front where Lumia 435 boasts 2-megapixel primary snapper with VGA sensor front-facing camera, on the other hand Lumia 532 comes with 5-inch megapixel rear snapper at the back with VGA front facing camera. Dual SIM variant of both smartphones are also unveiled at the same event and will be launch in appropriate markets.
Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 will first land in Europe and then make their way into other regions very soon. Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 will be available in bright green, bright orange, white and black colors variants.
Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for phones at Microsoft said,
“With the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, we’ve realised our goal of creating the most affordable Lumia devices to date, opening up the opportunity to reach those people who are buying a smartphone for the very first time. Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 deliver competitive hardware alongside innovative software that will continue to receive the very latest updates and enhancements, keeping users up-to-date with the best new features.”