Microsoft launches low-end Lumia 435 and 532, arriving February

Microsoft launches low-end Lumia 435 and 532, arriving February

Microsoft has today introduces two new members of its Lumia line-up, the Lumia 435 and 532.

The lesser-specced of the two handsets – the Lumia 435 – offers a 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The Lumia 532 offers largely the same spec list, albeit with a quad-core, rather than dual-core, processor.

Both max out at 3G connections too, and will arrive in single and dual-SIM variants.

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Both devices are due to start rolling out to “select countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa” in February. Pricing for the Lumia 435 will be around €69, while the Lumia 532 will be around €79.

Just like other low-to-mid-range Lumias, these two also offer interchangeable rear shells in green, white or orange.

Of course, for such a low starting price, sacrifices have to be made somewhere.

The 4-inch display on the 435 and 532, for example, has a resolution of just 800 x 480 pixels. Similarly, the 435 offers only a 2-megapixel snapper on the rear, while the 532 bumps this up to 5-megapixels.

On the plus side, both will ship with Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update pre-installed.

➀ All New: Microsoft launches the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones [Lumia Conversations]

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