rana 520, 25 Sep 2013Guys i have updated my with amber but i dnt find call and sms block in my phone plz help me guysTo get all amber features update all your settings just like extras*info, network, audio everythng has to be updated dwnload Lumia pusher and after running it select one by one and update, nw u can see all option guaranteed cause nw I have it too,datasense call filter glance screen fm if any clarification mail me to firstname.lastname@example.org
After so much hesitattion n speculation, finally bought lumia 520, used it for 1 month n here is my eperience.
Look n feel- the phone is undoubtedly the best looking phone in its class. Slim, light wt, eye catching colors (mine is cyan) n a nice 4" screen. The screen despite its low resolution looks quite good, hd movies n wallpapers looks beautiful. Daylight visibilty is a big plus.
Performance- the dual core processor make sure that d common tasks like message, mail etc goes on smoothly. Still it hangs sometime... But overall m happy, wen comparing it with low n mid range android phones like xperia e or sam galaxy grand
Battery- good lasts for 24 hrs with moderate use which includes wifi use, watsapp, youtube, occasional gaming..
Media- nokia music is the best free music app but sadly its free for a short time only. But the collection of songs is awesome. No equaliser settings which is a big let down. Movies upto 720p can be played flawlessly 1080 p stucks sometime. Few formats are not playable but most common one like .mp4 or .avi runs smoothly. Yify torrents movies works perfectly. But again u cant add subtitle n no separate video player available!!
Apps- limited in number but most useful one r easily avaialble, but still need some improvement. New apps are added frequently. Whatsapp, vanilla tube, etc are vry useful. Microsoft office is a simply gr8 unique app, android n ios are simply missing such app n more importantly its free.
Game- low end popular games like temple run n angry birds, fruit ninja runs smoothly n better than on low end android devices. Free games r limited n high end games r not available. But unlike android the games r customized for 512 mb ram n hence no problem in playing high resolution games like angry birds star wars 2. But hardcore gamers will be disappointed by absence of games like fifa, modern combat etc..
Camera- flash is not there, but quality is above average for a 5mp cam. Video recording is good.
1. Bluetooth file transfer is not available in wp.
Nothing like that, just need to pair.
2. U can't transfer files from ur pc to lumia without some software(like iTunes for ios)
Wrong again, just connect ur phone n it will show folders in which u can put music, videos, docs etc.
3. No radio in wp. Get AMBER n its there.
Final word- Android is good n better also , so is ios if u want to buy some high end devices like iphone 5, galaxy note2, z1. But if u thinks like me n just want to have an overall good smartphone in a budget range (around10k), then look no further ---> lumia 520
I own a ipad2 n xperia neo v so plz dont think that i m praising lumia without knowing what other os r offering..
Thanks for reading.
AnandL520, 26 Sep 2013But its been told earlier that glance is not available for 520..about the albhabets it usually... moreAfter updated to Lumia Amber on Sep 9, 2013 using Nokia Software Update Retail, my phone was retart, began opening (ready to be used) in teal color themes. Lumia Amber is written in Extras+info. I did reset phone on Sep 20, 2013, my phone theme back to cobalt color (not use backup in beginning to operating). After I did hard reset on Sep 22, 2013, use backup for restoring settings, the alphabet apps list available again.
Today I insert my microSD (no class) again. Try to know whether something wrong will happen. Rather slower than no microSD inserted, there was a little lag when browsing internet using UC Browser, scroll down. Someone said to me, why iPhone never doesn't use microSD slot, it decreases performance.
W.a.t.i, 26 Sep 2013How much file size is the amber update ?/ anyone ?? Can i update by pc ?? If you use Nokia Software Update Retail, it is 1,3 GB size. It can be used in PC running Windows XP. I use this updating my Lumia to Lumia Amber.
Mohan , 25 Sep 2013Dear friends how to amber update without wifi connection. I don't have wifi connection.Go for Nokia care
azimoddin, 26 Sep 2013can we get live hd tv,in this phone.and can we get youtube hd videos without buffering. Can an... moreNot sure for HD live TV, no many apps for that. Streaming in YouTube with no buffering should need wifi or HSDPA connection with very good connection.
vinu520, 26 Sep 2013Its true this phone is not a smartphone, today i experienced that in its worst form. One of my... moreWindows Phone doesn't support zip, so you can't do that. Android can handle that file, it is a plus from Android.
AnandL520, 26 Sep 2013Ya you are right android have better apps but..it lags within 6monthhs of use..even my friends... moreThank you for your reply. I try to be patient. I had bought it, so I should use it. Buying a new phone needs more money.
purba, 26 Sep 2013How can i transfar files from PC to my lumia520?pls anyone help me. Thank you :-)If your PC runs Windows 7, connect your Lumia to your PC. Like in Android, if you would like to add ringtones, copy paste them to phone memory inside Ringtones folder, videos to Video folder.
W.a.t.i, 26 Sep 2013How much file size is the amber update ?/ anyone ?? Can i update by pc ?? Almost 250 Mb....
gauri, 26 Sep 2013Hello friends plzzzz tell me what new features u get after amber update .....�&... moreFlip to silence (inside audio), radio (inside Music+video), call+SMS filter (after updated Extras+info).
is nokia lumia 520 still rebooting itself after amber update..pls tell . bcs wanna buy this phone but afraid of this rebooting bug .
Jaze, 26 Sep 2013I have questions to 520 users
can i download songs from sites directly?
Can I attach .pdf o... more1. Yes, you can. Using UC Browser.
2. Not sure, but seems it can't. Files music (mp3), videos (3gp), .docx, .xlsx, pptx can be attched. Files like .exe, .apk, .zip, .rar, can't be attached
3. Yes, you can, but if you attach audio, the phone will record sound for 2 minutes (not attach ringtones that available in both phone memory and SD card). The same like videos, if you attach video, the phone will record video (not attach video file available in both phone memory and SD card)