With a renewed focus on budget devices, and in a bid to put Windows Phone in more hands, Microsoft has just launched two entry level smartphones the Lumia 435 and a better specced Lumia 532. These are upgrades to the very popular 520 model.
Both phones share a lot of similarities and are similar on the outside. We doubt that you will be able to tell the difference at a quick glance. Both are coming with Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim OS, Free global HERE Maps access, 4-inch display with 800×480 resolution, same battery size of 1560mAh battery, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory and an amazing support for 128GB micro SD card support.
Now here’s where we separate the sheep from the goats. The 532 comes with a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, while the 435 comes with dual-core. The former ships with a 5MP camera while the latter ships with only 2MP camera.
We’re happy to learn that Microsoft is also offering dual SIM versions for both phones. The Lumia 435 could sell for about $83 while the 532 might retail for about $93. These new boys look like serious challenge to the TECNOs of this part of the world.