Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual SIM

price Rs. 5,399 onwards launch Feb, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#504
of 513 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 3 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Solid build quality
  • Rounded edges at the rear and a 4 inch screen make it comfortable to use in a single hand
  • Bright and colorful rear cover options
  • Slick Windows Phone interface
  • Decent speed/performance in day to day use
  • Bundled Microsoft Office apps and some good free navigation and music software
  • Cortana voice assistant is useful
  • Good audio quality
  • Very good call quality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Windows Phone app ecosystem still lags behind that of iOS and Android
  • Average display
  • Average battery life
  • Average camera quality
  • Camera is a little slow to launch

3 expert review(s)


244+ user reviews

video review

source: @phonedog
OS
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Dual Core, Qualcomm MSM8210 Snapdragon 200
GPUAdreno 302
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1560 mAh
Battery Standby504 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)504 hrs
Battery Talktime20.90 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)11.75 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 64 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 6.6 hrs
  • WiFi Network Browsing Time: 9.4 hrs
Dimensions
Weight134 gm
Thickness11.7 mm
Camera
Camera2.0 MP
Other Camera Features
  • Lumia Camera
  • Lumia Selfie
Secondary Camera0.3 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
More
App StoreWindows Marketplace
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Exchangeable CoversYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Display Features: Brightness Control, Tactile Feedback, Color Boosting, Refresh Rate 60 Hz, Easy to Clean, RGB Stripe
  • Free Cloud Storage (30 GB)
  • Peer-to-Peer Sharing: Lumia Beamer, Lumia Storyteller, Play To DLNA app
  • MixRadio app
  • Navigation apps: HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, Being Maps
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.75/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys