Microsoft recently launched Lumia 532 in India for an affordable price of 6,499 INR. The handset allows you to access latest windows 8.1 OS and will compete in a price range dominated by low cost Android devices. If you are open to Microsoft’s ecosystem, the platform has its own advantages. If you are looking for a low cost affordable smartphone, here are some reasons to choose Lumia 532 over others.
Great Build Quality
Microsoft Lumia 532 is available in several bright color options and the back cover is replaceable. The phone feels very sturdy in hands. There is a translucent coating on the surface which makes it look better and different than conventional entry level smartphones in this price range. The battery is also removable, which is another factor making it capable for holding itself in the long run.
1 GB RAM
1 GB RAM on a budget Lumia phone, paired with Snapdragon 200 chipset will ensure that your smartphone will keep running smoothly for a long time. Windows 8.1 OS requires less resources when compared to Android and thus Lumia 532 will be good bet if you plan on keeping your smartphone for a long time. Besides, it will also ensure eligibility for future Lumia updates and features.
Lumia 532 is a budget friendly Microsoft branded smartphone which is a good deal for 6,499 INR. To further sweeten the pot, Microsoft is offering 750 INR of cashback from Paytm recharges (Rs 150 for five months), Rs 1,500 off from RedBus.in (Rs 250 for six journeys), six months of Truecaller subscription for free and 500MB of free 3G data for two months for Airtel users.
Latest Windows Phone OS
For now, Lumia 532 is running the latest windows Phone 8.1 OS including Lumia Denim Update changes like Cortana, Live folders, Apps Corner, SMS merge and forwarding, Snooze Times, Consumer VPN, and Internet Explorer improvements. The good thing is Microsoft has confirmed that the handset will receive the next major update to the platform, Windows 10, which will be a major overhaul and bring several new and exciting changes to the platform.
Good Battery Backup
Lumia 532 comes with a 1,560mAh battery and Microsoft claims that the phone can offer up to 12 hours of 3G talk time and 22 days of dual-sim standby time. The battery capacity might not sound like much, but the backup will be more than what most other Android phones offer for the same price range.