Still using an Asha phone? Upgrade to a Lumia 435 with this new exchange offer from Microsoft

“Asha users can get discounts of up to Rs 1,500 on the Lumia 435.”

The Nokia Asha series of feature phones are pretty outdated, but if you still use one of these devices, Microsoft has announced a neat exchange offer. Under this offer, you’ll be able to exchange your old phone to get a discount on the recently launched Lumia 435.

Lumia 435

Users of the Asha 500, Asha 501, Asha 502, and Asha 503 will get assured discounts of Rs 1,500, while Asha 305, Asha 306, Asha 308, Asha 309, Asha 310, and Asha 311 users will get assured discounts of Rs 1,000. The mobile payments service Paytm has sweetened the deal by offering all Lumia 435 owners cashback of up to Rs 1,250 on recharges via its app.

To recap on the specs, the Microsoft Lumia 435 features a 4-inch WVGA display, and runs Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Denim update. The device is backed by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, coupled with 1GB of RAM and a 1,560mAh battery. It comes with a 2MP primary shooter, a VGA front snapper, 8GB of expandable memory, and 30GB of free OneDrive storage. The device also comes loaded with Nokia HERE maps, CortanaSkype, and the latest Lumia Camera app.