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Microsoft keeps it low end with the new Lumia 435 and 532. by @jimboireland #Lumia435 #Lumia532

Microsoft have today announced some new devices to the world which is the next products after the Lumia 535 which was their first outing on a device last year which yet has to see many countries,the new devices are called the Lumia 435 which comes also in a dual sim and the Lumia 532 which again can be got in a dual sim.Not the best news for fans waiting on a high end device but that should come in September as we heard last.

Lets look at the Lumia 435 first.

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The Lumia 435 comes with the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, offering exciting features such as Live Folders, Apps Corner and Cortana (in select markets). The ever-expanding Windows Phone Store and wide range of apps help you accomplish more and stay up-to-date And of course we have Mix Radio on board.
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Powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage, prepare for faster and smoother web-browsing and gaming action on Lumia 435. You’ll stay productive wherever you are with the pre-installed Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), OneNote and Microsoft Outlook, which lets you attend to work and personal e-mail on the go.

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Continuing the Lumia design legacy, the Lumia 435 single sim and dual sim will be available in bright green, bright orange, white and black and will begin rolling out in select countries in Europe, APAC and IMEA in February.Its said the 435 will cost €69 euro plus taxes and so on which will bring it close to the current pricing of already available devices.

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Lumia 435  
Operating system Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
HERE location services Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+Free HERE Transit available in the Store
Display 4”WVGALCD 800×480 pixels screen
Battery 1560mAh battery
Processor 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
Main camera 2 MP FF, Lumia Camera
Front facing camera VGA
Memory 1GB RAM, 8GB + up to 30GB free OneDrive1, micro SD up to 128GB
Dimensions 131.85g

Joe Harlow has said.

With the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, we’ve realized our goal of creating the most affordable Lumia devices to date, opening up the opportunity to reach those people who are buying a smartphone for the very first time. Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 deliver competitive hardware alongside innovative software that will continue to receive the very latest updates and enhancements, keeping users up-to-date with the best new features.”

Also there will be a case for the 535 called the CC-3096

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For more info check out the Lumia 435 over at Microsoft 

The Microsoft Lumia 532 

The second device announced is the Lumia 532 which also come in a single and dual sim version..looks identical to the 435 and both remind me of the Nokia X2.

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Shipping with the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, including the Lumia Denim Update, the Lumia 532 comes loaded with Action Center, Word Flow, Live Folders, and Cortana (in select markets).

While Windows Phone 8.1 is designed to run amazingly fast on any of our smartphones, the Lumia 532 packs a quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM that makes for a super responsive, smooth and easy to use experience, perfect for Minecraft: Pocket Edition and Candy Crush Saga-playing and Instagram-sharing.

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Featuring a 5-megapixel main camera, the Lumia 532 is always on hand to capture the world at a moment’s notice, and thanks to the Lumia Camera app you’ve got total control over your camera settings – like a pro.

For those who like to capture what’s on the other side of the 4-inch screen, i.e. yourself, you’ll find the front-facing camera is ready to snap your best smile using the Lumia Selfie app. it can also help you connect with friends or family across the world with Skype video calls, thanks to the built-in Skype integration.

 

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You can use other trusted Microsoft services straight out of the box too, such as built-in Microsoft Outlook for all your emailing needs and the Microsoft Office suite, making it easy for you to access, edit or share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.

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For those smaller, more personal documents, OneNote is the perfect note-taking tool that will have you ditching those old dog-eared journals. Naturally, these documents can be synced and kept securely up-to-date across any of your Internet-enabled devices, thanks to up to 30GB* of free OneDrive cloud storage.

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When it comes to storage, the Lumia 532 comes with 8GB built in with the option to expand that up to 128GB using the micro SD slot. And again, there’s up to 30GB of free OneDrive cloud storage should you need more.

Also available will be a case called the CP-634 which also holds credit cards..

Its estimated the 532 will be about €72 plus taxes etc..

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See more of the 532 over at Microsoft