microsoft lumia 435 and 532 expand the affordable smartphone range
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expanding their range of affordable yet powerful smartphones, the microsoft ‘lumia 435’ and ‘532’ house the company’s latest software in a premium layered design. with windows phone 8.1 operating system, office suite, outlook, skype and 30GB of free cloud storage on the onedrive, the mobiles are accomplished for on-the-go usage. the two products have many more similarities such as the 1560 mAh battery, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, but do differentiate in terms of processors with the ‘435’ featuring a 1.2GHz dual-core qualcomm snapdragon 200, where as the ‘532’ has a stronger quad-core. differences continue when examining the exterior, with the corner details highlight the most significant changes.

the four color choices for the two phones




‘when we launched the first lumia devices over three years ago, we said we were committed to bringing devices to as many people and price points as possible,’ said jo harlow, corporate vice president for phones at microsoft.


‘with the lumia 435 and lumia 532, we’ve realized 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.’


available in 3G single and smart dual SIM, the announcement from microsoft expects the ‘lumia 435’ and ‘532’ to be introduced in february, to select countries in europe, asia-pacific, india, the middle east and africa. the smartphones which are available in three color choices: bright green, orange, white and black, are estimated to cost around 69 euros and 79 but may vary depending on the market.

the lumia 532 features a more detailed corner designs than the 435


rear view of the 532