Microsoft has launched the budget Lumia smartphone named Lumia 435 Dual SIM in India, priced at Rs. 5,999.
Microsoft has announced the Lumia 532 and Lumia 532 Dual SIM last month. Along with this company also announced that the Lumia 435 Dual SIM also has a single SIM variant which comes with identical specifications except the additional SIM card slot; though it is not expected to launch in India.
The Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual SIM is now available to buy from the company’s online store and is currently listed in just Black and White colours. The official listing promises delivery in four business days. Microsoft’s new handset comes with data offers from Airtel, with 500MB of free 2G/3G data for the first two months.
Coming to the specification of the smartphone the Lumia 435 Dual SIM features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) LCD display with Micro-SIM cards, and runs Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update out-of-the-box. The Lumia 435 Dual SIM features a suite of Microsoft services including Microsoft’s Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote), Outlook, Skype, OneDrive (up to 30GB of free cloud storage), and users can download more apps from the Windows Phone store. The handset also comes pre loaded with Here Maps.
The Lumia 435 Dual SIM It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB of RAMa and 8GB of built-in storage further expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 128GB).
Lumia 435 Dual SIM sports 2-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera while a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone also comes pre-installed with Lumia Camera and Selfie app. It also includes MixRadio app. It packs an ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and proximity sensors. The Lumia 435 Dual SIM measures 118.1×64.7×11.7mm and weighs around 134 grams.
The smartphone is backed by a 1560mAh battery rated to deliver up to 12 hours of talk time and up to 504 hours of standby time.