Microsoft Lumia 430 now available in UAE
Budget handset is Win-10-ready, says Microsoft
Microsoft Devices today announced the UAE market availability of Lumia 430 Dual SIM for AED259.
The budget handset runs Windows Phone 8.1 and carries a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz dual-core CPU.
It comes bundled with Microsoft's usual suite of apps and services, including Office, Skype and OneDrive. Microsoft also said the model is upgradeable to Windows 10, which is set for release in the fourth quarter.
The 430 features a 4-inch WVGA display and the "Smart" Dual SIM allows users to assign unique profiles to SIM cards, such as "work" or "family".
"People around the world have responded enthusiastically to our affordable Lumia range," said Vithesh Reddy, general manager, Lower Gulf, Microsoft Mobile Devices.
"We continue to invest in this segment to ensure that as many people as possible can enjoy signature Microsoft experiences, even on a tight budget. The Lumia 430 Dual SIM continues our commitment to combining the right hardware, software, services and apps with the right price to give people a smartphone they can afford and be proud to use."