As reported last week, Microsoft on Monday (16 February) launched a new budget smartphone Lumia 532 in India.
The new Lumia 532 was originally unveiled along with Lumia 435 in January. The latter was released a just week ago in India for ₹5,999.
Now its higher model has set foot in India for ₹6,499, reported NDTV Gadgets.
Only difference between the two Lumia 532 and 435 are processor and camera specifications. The former packs a Snapdragon 200 series quad-core SoC (System on Chip) and 5.0-megapixel main camera, whereas the latter houses a dual-core chipset and a less superior 2.0-megapixel snapper on the rear-side.
Lumia 532 features 4.0-inch WVGA LCD screen and runs on the latest Windows 8.1 (with Lumia Denim update), 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and a 1560 mAh battery, which can keep the phone running for close to 22 days under standby mode.
Other value-added features include intuitive digital voice-assistant Cortana, free Office apps, which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. These apps with the help of OneDrive cloud storage support make project work documents available at any Windows operable devices, making it seamlessly accessible anywhere.
Lumia 532 will up against the Google's flagship Android One series handsets Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno, Motorola Moto E, Asus Zenfone 4 (& 5), Lenovo A6000 and others.
Key specifications of Microsoft Lumia 532 and Lumia 435:
|Model||Microsoft Lumia 532||Microsoft Lumia 435|
|Display||4.0-inch WVGA (800x480p) LCD Transmissive screenPixel density: 233 ppi (pixels per inch)||4.0-inch WVGA LCD Transmissive screen with 800x480p resolutionsPixel density: 233 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update (also eligible for Windows 10 update which slated to get released by end of 2015)||Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update (also eligible for Windows 10 update which slated to get released by end of 2015)|
|Processor||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU||1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 dual-core CPU|
|Storage capacity||8GB, expandable up to 128GB||8GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with fixed-focus, ¼ inch sensor, f/2.4 (f-number/aperture), 28 mm focal length,Front: 0.3-megapixel (VGA) camera with f/2.7 (f-number/aperture)||Main: 2.0-megapixel camera with fixed-focus, 1/5-inch sensor, f/2.8 aperture,Front: 0.3-megapixel VGA camera|
|Battery||1560 mAh;Talk time: up to 20.9 hours (2G) & 12 hours (3G)Standby time: close to 22 days||1560 mAh;Talk time: up to 20.9 hours (2G) & 11.7 hours (3G)Standby time: close to 21 days (with both dual-SIM active)|
|Network||2G & 3.5G||2G & 3.5G|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM (micro) slot, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), USB 2.0, A-GPS,||Dual-SIM slots (type: micro), Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), USB 2.0, A-GPS,|
|Dimensions||118.9 x 65.5 x 11.6 mm||118.1 x 64.7 x 11.7 mm|
|Weight||136.5 g||134.1 g|