Microsoft has just made the Lumia 430 official. The smartphone is priced at $70 (approximately Rs 4,500), and the company has announced that it is coming to India next month. Also Read - Windows 365 now available to general public and this is what it costs in India
At this price tag, this is the cheapest Lumia smartphone so far. As for specifications, the Lumia 430 features a 4-inch WVGA (800×480 pixels) LCD display with a pixel density of 235ppi, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 dual-core processor paired with 1GB RAM. Also Read - Windows 11 out now in “reliable” beta version, allows Dev Channel users to switch
It houses 8GB of internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB via micro SD. Additionally it also comes with 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage. On the camera front, it sports a 2-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera. It packs 1,500mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for 8.4 hours of talktime, and up to 24 days on standby mode. Also Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series S
Connectivity wise, the Lumia 430 offers dual-SIM support, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim Update, but the big talking point is that the handset is slated to receive the Windows 10 upgrade when it becomes available later this year. It weighs 127.9 grams and has 120.5 x 63.19 x 10.63 mm dimensions.
Apart from India, it is also going to release in other select emerging markets this April including Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.