Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM

price Rs. 6,249 onwards launch Nov, 2014
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#496
of 524 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 7 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Nice, colorful design
  • Sturdy build
  • Slick Windows Phone interface
  • Good set of value-adding preinstalled apps - Office, Here Drive+, Lumia Camera, Lumia Storyteller, Lumia Refocus, etc
  • Decent primary camera
  • Nice, wide-angle 5-megapixel secondary camera
  • Decent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average display
  • Under-powered processor can result in a sluggish interface at times
  • The Windows app store continues to a downside for the platform, with relatively limited app selection available when compared to Android or iOS

7 expert review(s)


3,111+ user reviews

video review

source: @geekyranjit
OS
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8.1, Upgradeable to 10
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 220 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Display features: Brightness control
  • Tactile feedback
  • Orientation sensor
  • Sunlight readability enhancements
  • High brightness mode
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
GPUAdreno 302
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1905 mAh
Battery Standby336 hrs
Battery Talktime11.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)13.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 78 hrs
  • WiFi Browsing Time: 8.5 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 6.5 hrs
Dimensions
Weight146 gm
Thickness8.8 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
Other Camera Features
  • 1/4 inch sensor size
  • F/2.4 aperture
  • 28 mm focal length
  • Auto and manual white balance
  • Automatic photo upload to OneDrive Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
  • Camera apps: Bing vision
  • Creative Studio
  • Lumia Camera
  • Lumia Selfie
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Wide angle
  • Focal length 24 mm
  • F/2.4 aperture
  • Lumia Selfie app
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreWindows Marketplace
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Exchangeable CoversYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Free cloud storage (15 GB)
  • Double-tap to wake
  • Peer-to-peer sharing - Lumia Beamer, Lumia Storyteller, Play To DLNA app
  • Personal information management features: Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Alarm clock, Reminders, Phonebook, To-do list, Family Room, Kid's Corner, OneNote, Social networks in Phonebook, Wallet, Notifications
  • Sync type: Exchange ActiveSync, Via Windows Phone apps, Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac
  • Back-up and restore your data
  • Location and navigation apps: HERE Drive+, HERE Maps, Bing Maps
  • Music apps: Xbox Music, MixRadio
  • Business apps: Adobe Reader free download, Company Hub for enterprise applications, Lync (Corporate IM) free download, Microsoft Outlook, Office apps: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive storage for documents and notes
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