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Microsoft Lumia 532

Specifications

Microsoft Lumia 532
Microsoft Lumia 532 (Lumia Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
4 inch 16:9, 800 x 480 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, TN LED, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB eMMC Flash, 8 GB 
, , 5.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SDXC max. 128 GB, Sensors: ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, A-GPS, Glonass
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM quad-band (850/900/1800/1900), UMTS dual-band (900/2100), SAR rate: 0.58 W/kg (head), 0.54 W/kg (body)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 11.6 x 118.9 x 65.5 ( = 0.46 x 4.68 x 2.58 in)
Battery
6 Wh Lithium-Ion, 1560 mAh, 3.7 volts, removable, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 21 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 12 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 528 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Camera
Webcam: front: 0.3 megapixels, rear: 5 megapixels
Additional features
Speakers: rear-sided speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, App Social, Here Drive+, recipe app, Lumia Selfie, Lumia Storyteller, Mix Radio, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
136 g ( = 4.8 oz / 0.3 pounds), Power Supply: 46 g ( = 1.62 oz / 0.1 pounds)
Price
100 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 69.67% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 48%, features: 64%, display: 64% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Microsoft Lumia 532

78% Microsoft Lumia 532 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Double X. Microsoft's Lumia 532 is actually the dual-SIM version of the Lumia 435. Buyers looking for a very affordable smartphone and want to use two SIM cards at the same time will find out what restrictions a price of just over 90 Euros (~$97) involve in our report.
Microsoft Lumia 435 vs Lumia 532: Low profile
Source: GSM Arena English
Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 are the lowest reaching additions to the already rich in entry level devices Lumia series. With the WindowsPhone OS increasingly targeting budget-conscious users there is some very solid logic behind this. But while playing it safe and not walking off the beaten path might pay dividends in the short run, we are not sure it's the best decision for Microsoft in the long run. The company would certainly like to return to the premium segment eventually, but focusing so hard on the race to the bottom runs the risk of making everyone think of WP as a budget-only platform even if it helps retain some market share.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/25/2015
60% Microsoft Lumia 532 Dual SIM Review: Up Against the Android Army
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Microsoft clearly cannot win in this budget segment on the basis of features and specifications alone. The company has therefore tried to create an experience around its Lumia hardware and Windows Phone software. The attempt works to some extent, but there are still a lot of things that Android does better, and not enough things that the Lumia 532 Dual SIM has any advantage in.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50% performance: 60% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 50%
67% Microsoft Lumia 532 Dual SIM Review
Source: Digital Trends English
The Microsoft Lumia 532 feels and works like a feature phone rather than the usual smartphone. It lacks performance, a good camera, a good screen and better options can be found powered by Android. The Lumia 532 is not a good buy and you will be better off with something from the Android stable at an equivalent price point.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 67%

Foreign Reviews

Microsoft Lumia 532
Source: c't - Heft 09/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/16/2015
66% Microsoft Lumia 532
Source: Connect - Heft 05/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 66%
87% Lumia 532 Dual-SIM im Test: Konzentration auf das Wesentliche
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 85% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
Microsoft Lumia 532
Source: Pocket Navigation German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2015
60% Microsoft Lumia 532
Source: e-media - Heft 06/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 302: Integrated graphics card in some Snapdragon 200 SoCs with 6 shaders clocked at 400 MHz.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

200 MSM8212: Entry-level SoC with four ARM Cortex-A7 cores at max. 1.2 GHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

4":

This is one of the smallest diagonal for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.136 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Microsoft:

Microsoft smartphones and tablets have been tested since 2012. There are many reviews with average ratings. The reader's interest is quite given, but the market share is not big enough for the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers (as of 2016).


69.67%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Adreno 302, Snapdragon 200 8210
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-03-18)