Microsoft today announced Lumia 430, another of it’s low-end Lumia devices as an addition to the existing 4-series device,Lumia 435. Available in the market for a price of 70 USD excluding taxes, Lumia 430 stands to be the most affordable Windows Phone till date from Microsoft.
The Lumia 430 is a Dual SIM device, which comes with Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Denim pre-installed. The noticeable news is that it is the most affordable device that can surely make its way to Windows 10 later this year.
With 1 GB RAM and 8GB on internal storage which is expandable upto 128 GB with the help of a microSD card, the 4-inch devices comes with pre-loaded Microsoft Office apps, a front facing camera which enables Skype calling and other Microsoft apps which most of the Lumia devices have.
Microsoft Lumia 430 – Key Specifications:
|Operating system||Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim|
|Display||4-inch WVGA (800 x 480, 15:9), 235 PPI|
|Battery||1500 mAh replaceable|
|Processor||1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200 processor|
|Main camera||2 MP, Fixed focus|
|Front-facing camera||VGA 0.3 MP|
|Memory||8 GB + 30 GB OneDrive, MicroSD up to 128 GB|
|Dimensions||120.5 x 63.19 x 10.63 mm
The availability of the Lumia 430 in the colors of bright Orange and Black will begin from April in the regions of Asia Pacific,Europe, Middle East,Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus.
As previously mentioned by Microsoft, there seems to be no flagship device coming until Windows 10 is completely set to go. The Windows 10 OS for Phones does not seem to be running at the same pace as its desktop counterpart. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 for PCs will be available this summer and so the complete Windows 10 OS for Mobile could be expected a little later than that.
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