Microsoft launches new Lumia affordable smartphone

  • AFP
  • Updated: Mar 23, 2015 10:08 IST

Microsoft has added a new model to its affordable range of Lumia smartphones with the introduction of the Lumia 430 Dual SIM.

Featuring the latest Windows Phone 8.1 software, the phone will retail for an estimated price of $70, making it the most affordable Lumia that will be able to upgrade to Windows 10.

It also features a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a dual-core CPU running at 1.2GHz, and comes with Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive pre-loaded.

Set to come in orange or black, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM will launch in select markets in the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus from April 2015, and in India toward the end of April 2015.

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