Today we announced two new affordable Lumia smartphones: the Lumia 435 and the Lumia 532. The Lumia 435 is our first 400-series Lumia smartphone. Both these devices will come with Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim Update pre-installed. With Windows Phone 8.1, you get awesome features like Cortana – your very own personal digital assistant – as well as Action Center, Word Flow, and the ability to organize all your favorite apps into folders from the Windows Phone Store on your Start screen. The Lumia Denim Update brings specific enhancements for Lumia smartphones such as the new Lumia Camera.
The Lumia 532 has a premium layered design and features the Glance screen. The Lumia 435 has a 2 megapixel rear camera, while the Lumia 532 has a 5 megapixel rear camera. Both the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 have a 4-inch WVGA LCD (800×480) display. The Lumia 435 will come with a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor while the Lumia 532 comes with a more powerful quad-core processor. Both smartphones also come with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of memory with expandable memory up to 128GB with a micro-SD card.
The Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 will be available in 3G single SIM and 3G Smart Dual SIM in bright green, bright orange, white and black. They will begin rolling out in February in select countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa. Pricing and availability will vary by carrier and market. For more information on these two new Lumia smartphones – see this Lumia Conversations blog post.