Today Microsoft declared its new Lumia 430 dual SIM smartphone which is another step in the attempt to get a solid grasp on emergent smartphone markets. The handset will soon be hitting shops in the India, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Kazakhstan, and Belarus sometime this April. And colour choices contain orange and black.
It’s going to bear a cost of about $70, which ought to help it get budget- rookie and conscious smartphone users. The specs sheet is certainly not notable, particularly but given the tight budget, Microsoft has really come up with a decent apparatus.
The Lumia 430 packs a outdated 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor. The good thing and also a notable spec on this phone is 1GB of RAM, means no apps need to keep out of the phone.
The Lumia 430 sports a 4-inch LCD display, with a 800 x 480 pixels resolution and a ppi of 235. It packs 2 megapixel rear camera, VGA front camera, a 1,500 mAh battery, and 8 GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD slot, if needed.
The smartphone comes with Accelerometer and proximity sensors and includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity.
Microsoft’s corporate vice president, Jo Harlow, had said this for their new budget phone:
People around the world have responded enthusiastically to our affordable Lumia range. We continue to invest in this segment to ensure that as many people as possible can enjoy signature Microsoft experiences, regardless of budget.The Lumia 430 Dual SIM continues our commitment to combining the right hardware, software, services and apps with the right price to give people a smartphone they can afford and be proud to use.
It appears that the Lumia 430 has a few right ingredients to be a popular seller in a few markets. And if you remember Microsoft’s promise, all Lumia phones are receiving Windows 10 upgrade. Considering all the facts, the $70 for such phone would not be a bad deal at all.