It's been less than a week since Microsoft release the budget smartphone Lumia 435 in India and now reports are coming in that its sibling Lumia 532 will hit stores soon.
Technology blog NPU (Nokia Power User) while sifting through the database of Zauba.com, an India-based export-import logistic firm, has stumbled up on the details related to Microsoft device code-named RM-1031, understood to be dual-SIM model of Lumia 532.
According to the manifests, 5,000 units of RM-1031 have been shipped to India from Vietnam. Each device has been priced ₹3,296 and going by the Rupee's global exchange rates and domestic custom duty taxes, the Lumia 532 is estimated to cost anywhere between ₹6,999 and ₹7,499 when it gets official released in India.
Lumia 532 was globally unveiled along with low-end model Lumia 435 in January. Only difference between the two is CPU and camera specifications. The former packs a Snapdragon 200 series quad-core SoC (System on Chip), whereas the latter houses a dual-core chipset.
Lumia 532 ships with a 5mp main camera. On the other hand, Lumia 435 packs a 2mp snapper on the rear-side.
It sports 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 1,560mAh battery, which can the 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 makes project work documents available at any Windows operable devices, making it seamlessly accessible anywhere.
As of now, Microsoft is yet to respond the media related to Lumia 532 India launch rumours.
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|
|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|
[Image credit: Microsoft]