Microsoft has quietly launched the budget Lumia 435 Dual SIM in India, priced at Rs. 5,999.
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 bundled data offers from Airtel, with 500MB of free 2G/3G data for the first two months.
Initially announced last month alongside the Lumia 532 and Lumia 532 Dual SIM, 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 Lumia 435 Dual SIM supports 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 preloaded with Here Maps.
The Lumia 435 Dual SIM features a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) LCD display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.
It comes with 8GB of built-in storage further expandable storage support via microSD card (up to 128GB) and is backed by a 1560mAh battery rated to deliver up to 12 hours of talk time and up to 504 hours of standby time.
The Lumia 435 Dual SIM sports a 2-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera while a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera is also onboard. 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.