Microsoft Lumia 435, Lumia 532 reach European shores including UK: Available for pre-ordering
Microsoft Lumia 435, Lumia 532 reach European shores including UK: Available for pre-ordering.Reuters

Touted as one of Microsoft's most affordable Lumia devices, the Lumia 435 is now available in multiple European countries including the United Kingdom.

Pre-order Lumia 435 in UK

On Amazon UK, Lumia 435 is priced at £88.49, with orders shipping from 1 March, 2015 (the official retail release date of the smartphone).

Pre-order Lumia 435 and 532 in France and Germany

The Lumia 435 is also available to pre-order in France, via Amazon, which has put a price tag of €79.90 on the handset. However, the exact shipping date is not indicated by the online retailer. In Germany, the Lumia 435 can be found for €89.

Another Microsoft low-ender, the Lumia 532 is also available to pre-order in France via Amazon, for a price of €89.90, while in Germany it can be ordered for €99.

Lumia around the world

Lumia 435 is also expected to hit the US where the smartphone might find some acceptance in one of Windows Phone's stronger markets.

With the launch of the Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, it seems like Microsoft is looking to win back erstwhile Nokia feature-phone users, who have now migrated to other brands and operating platforms.

Microsoft Lumia 435, Lumia 532 reach European shores including UK: Available for pre-ordering
Microsoft Lumia 435 can now be per-ordered in UK and FranceMicrosoft

Key tech-specs of Lumia 435

  • 4in capacitive touchscreen display; having resolutions of 480 x 800.
  • Windows Phone 8.1 operating platform; upgradeable to Windows 10.
  • 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor.
  • 2 MP rear camera, and a VGA front snapper.
  • 1GB RAM.
  • 8GB internal storage.
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 128 GB.
  • 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity.
  • 1560 mAh Li-Ion battery.

Key tech-specs of Lumia 532

  • 4in capacitive touchscreen display; having resolutions of 480 x 800 pixels.
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 operating platform.
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor.
  • 5MP rear camera, and a VGA secondary camera.
  • 1GB RAM.
  • 8 GB internal storage.
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 128 GB.
  • 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity.
  • 1560 mAh Li-Ion battery.