Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia

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Design
8.1
Features
7.9
Performance
8.1
Votes:
1565

Also available as Nokia Lumia 521 RM-917 for T-Mobile

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - RM-914
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-915
  HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-917
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2013, February
Status Available. Released 2013, April
Body Dimensions 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm, 75.7 cc (4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Scratch-resistant glass
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 8 GB, 512 MB RAM
Data GPRS Class B
EDGE Up to 236.8 kbps
Speed HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
USB microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels, autofocus, check quality
Features 1/4'' sensor size, geo-tagging
Video 720p@30fps, check quality
Secondary No
Features OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8227
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Radio FM Radio
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Java No
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black
 - SNS integration
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
- MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- Document viewer
- Video/photo editor
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input
Battery   Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery (BL-5J)
Stand-by (2G) / Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 14 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 9 h 40 min (3G)
Music play Up to 61 h
Misc SAR US 0.77 W/kg (head)    
SAR EU 1.09 W/kg (head)    
Price group
Tests Display Contrast ratio: 834:1 (nominal) / 1.161:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -82.3dB / Crosstalk -81.8dB
Battery life

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Nokia Lumia 520 - user opinions and reviews

  • WinPhoneExpert

Take it to the Nokia care centre. If possible they ll fix it in few hours. I got a problem of sensor on another 520 , they fixed it in 15 minutes. I think it won't cost much if it is in warranty.

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  • 2014-09-18 14:37
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  • hahaha

oh dear who told you that window phone is virus free each week i have to factory reset my phone to get rid of the virus this useless os got..this os is useless without antivirus sand box features is just a lie

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  • 2014-09-18 13:55
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  • annu sun

all anroid phones till 15k have this issue of memory.but it's according ur needs.i already have legendary 520 with 8.1,so there is no need me to buy new Lumia,no headache of memory,so now wanna taste anroid for just change.totally tired with this wi...

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