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Nokia Lumia 530 vs Microsoft Lumia 435. Which is better?


Date: 29 Mar 2015    Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Smartphones   

I am planning to buy an economical Windows phone. I am confused between Nokia Lumia 530 & Microsoft Lumia 435. Please provide me detailed comparison about them. Which out of the two is better? Which has longer battery life? Please provide details.

Confused whether to buy Nokia Lumia 530 or Microsoft Lumia 435? Then check out the detailed comparison of Nokia Lumia 530 and Microsoft Lumia 435 and know which one is best buy.


Author: Timmappa Kamat    30 Mar 2015      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 6  (Rs 6)    Voting Score: 0

Here is a comparative analysis of Lumia 435 and Lumia 530 devices. Both the devices are almost similar with just a little difference:-
Design
Both the devices share a common design elements that have become unanimous with the brand Lumia. Right from the bright colors to the removable back cover, they share a common look. They are also similar in port and button layout. Lumia 435 has physical dimensions of 118.1x64.7x11.7 mm, while Lumia 530's measures 119.7x62.3x11.7 mm. The 530 tilts the scales at 128 grams, but 435 is a bit on heavier side at 134 grams. 435 has a little squarish look while 530 sports rounded shape.
Screen
Screen elements remain almost same across both phones. Each of them has a 4 inch capacitive touchscreen. The resolution of 530 is slightly better at 480x854. On the other hand Lumia 435 has a 480x800 resolution. However, for the human eye, this does not make much of a difference.
Hardware and Software
Lumia 435 is powered by 1.2 GHz dual core Snapdragon 200 processor while Lumia 530 boasts of a quad core Snapdragon 200 processor clocking at the same 1.2 GHz. The RAM on 435 is an impressive 1 GB , while 530 offers only 512MB of RAM. The devices differ in terms of internal memory as well with 435 offering a 8 GB memory while 530 has just 4 GB of internal memory. Both have microSD card support upto 128 GB.
Both the devices run on Windows 8.1, with a little difference. 435 has version 8.1 out of the box while for 530 it is available as an update.
Camera
Thus is where confusion prevails. Lumia 435 has a 2 MP rear camera and a VGA front camera. On the other hand though Lumia 530 provides you an excellent 5 MP rear camera, the is no front camera available. Also 530 lacks flash.
You may have to need to make a choice here strongly on your requirements.
Battery and other features
435 carries a 1560 mAh removable battery while the battery capacity on 530 is 1430 mAh. Obviously you will get better battery life with 435. Both the phones have connectivity options like wifi, GPS, blur let ooh and microUSB while 530 lacks FM radio which is present on 435. The 435 has proximity, light, accelerometer, gyroscope sensors while 530 has the same set of sensors except gyroscope and light sensor.
Price
In fact, Lumia 435 has dethroned Lumia 530 to become most affordable Windows Phone. It is available on Snapdragon at Rs. 4999 while the price tag for Lumia 530 reads Rs. 5395.


Author: Mukhtar    09 Apr 2015      Member Level: Gold     Points : 4  (Rs 4)    Voting Score: 0

Similarities between Nokia Lumia 530 vs Microsoft Lumia 435.

1. Both the phone have Capacitive Touchscreen and with removable battery.
2. Both the phones have Screen of 4 inches and with 16 M colors.
3. Both the phones have 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Process.
4. Both the phones supports expandable storage with microSD upto 128 GB.
5. Both the phones runs on Windows Phone 8.1 Operating System with Java support.
6. Both the phones supports GSM with micro sim and supports 3G.

Now we will see the difference between both Nokia Lumia 530 and Microsoft Lumia 435
Dimension and Weight
Dimension of Nokia Lumia 530 is 119.7 x 62.3 x 11.7 mm and weight is 129 grams.
Dimension of Microsoft Lumia 435 is 118.1 x 64.7 x 11.7 mm and weight is is 134 grams.
Display difference
Microsoft Lumia 435 has 480 x 854 pixels resolution with LCD technology with multitouch facility and Proximity sensor.
Nokia Lumia 530 has 480 x 800 pixels pixels resolution with LCD technology with multitouch facility, Light sensor and Proximity sensor.
Camera difference
Nokia Lumia 530 has 5 megapixel camera with Face detection, Geo tagging, Voice activation and Night mode Scenes.
Microsoft Lumia 435 2 megapixel rear camera with Geo tagging and also front camera with 0.3 megapixels with video calling features.
Hardware and Battery difference
Microsoft Lumia 435 has 1 GB RAM with 8 GB inbuilt storage with 1560 mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 530 has 0.5 GB RAM with 4 GB inbuilt storage with 1430 mAh battery.

Now you have seen the similarities and difference between both the phones, you can select the best according to your need and usage. There is very minimal price difference of around Rs 400 between both the phones.









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