Updated on 30th April 2015
Microsoft has finally brought its cheapest Lumia series phone Lumia 430 to the Indian market. Priced at Rs. 5,299, the handset will go on sale starting today in Black and Orange color options. Furthermore, it will be available bundled with exclusive offers for buyers. The Lumia 430 buyers will get cashback of Rs. 1000 of recharges and bill payments on MobiKwik; discounts worth Rs. 1500 on booking bus tickets from redbus.in; 500 MB free data (3G or 2G depending on circle) on vodafone per month for two months.
Lumia 430 packs a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. It features a 4 inch WVGA LCD display, 2 mega pixel rear camera, VGA front facing camera and a 1500 mAh battery.
Features and Specifications of Microsoft Lumia 430 Smartphone
- Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
- Operating System: Windows Phone 8.1 (upgradable to Windows 10)
- Display: 4 inch WVGA LCD (800 x 480 pixels, 235 ppi)
- RAM: 1 GB
- ROM: 8 GB (expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card)
- 30 GB free OneDrive cloud storage
- Rear Camera: 2 mega pixel fixed focus
- Front Camera: VGA
- Battery: 1500 mAh
- Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Dimensions: 120.5 x 63.19 x 10.63 mm
- Weight: 127.9 grams
- Color Options: Bright Orange and Black
Price and Availability
The Lumia 430 smartphone is now available to buy in India for Rs. 5,299.
Hands On Review
Updated on 19th March 2015
Micosoft has announced the cheapest phone in Lumia series, dubbed the Microsoft Lumia 430 smartphone. The handset under the hood, is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon 200 clocked at 1.2 GHz coupled with 1 GB of RAM. It features a 4 inch WVGA LCD display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution and 235 ppi pixel density. The Lumia 430 sports a 2 mega pixel fixed focus rear camera and a VGA front facing camera. Read on to find more information on specifications, features, price and availability of the device.
The Lumia 430 houses 8 GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. It comes with up to 30 GB of free OneDrive cloud storage. The dual-SIM handset runs Windows Phone 8.1 operating system with Lumia Denim which according to the company will get Windows 10 OS upgrade later this year.
There is a 1500 mAh battery onboard which is rated to deliver up to 8.4 hours of talk time and up to 24 days of standby time. Connectivity options on the Lumia 430 include 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It measures 120.5 x 63.19 x 10.63 mm, weighs 127.9 grams and will be available in bright orange and black color options.
“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,” said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for Phones at Microsoft.
Microsoft also launched its Lumia 532 smartphone in India earlier this year at Rs. 6,499. As for specifications, the handset comes with 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor, 4 inch display, Windows 8.1 OS (with Lumia Denim), 1 GB RAM, 8 GB of ROM (expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card), 5 mega pixel rear camera, VGA front camera and 1560 mAh battery.