Nokia Lumia 525

price N/A | launch Jan, 2014

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 7 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Minimalistic, eye-catching design
  • Compact, and ideal for single handed use
  • Good display (sharp, decent viewing angles, good color reproduction)
  • Slick Windows phone UI
  • Decent speed/performance in day-to-day use
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent call quality

What We Didn't

  • No front camera

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Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8, Upgradeable to 8.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz, Dual Core, Qualcomm MSM8227
GPUAdreno 305
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1430 mAh
Battery Standby336 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)336 hrs
Battery Talktime17.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)10.60 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Maximum Music Playback Time: 48 hrs
  • Maximum Video Playback Time: 5.9 hrs
  • Maximum Cellular Network Browsing Time: 5.9 hrs
  • Maximum WiFi Network Browsing Time: 7.5 hrs
Dimensions
Weight124 gm
Thickness9.9 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • 1/4'' Sensor Size
  • F/2.4 Aperture
  • Cinemagraph Lens
  • Bing Vision
  • Smart Shoot Lens
  • Panorama Lens
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
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App StoreWindows Marketplace
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Support (for Corporate Email)
  • Sync Content: Calendar, Video, Pictures, Music, Contacts
  • Data Encryption
  • Browser integrated anti-phishing
  • Enterprise/General Security features (Remote device locking, Remote wipe of user data, etc)
  • XBox-Live Hub
  • SkyDrive (7 GB Storage)
  • OneNote
  • Wallet
  • Family Room
  • Kid's Corner
  • Lost Mobile Tracker
  • Company Hub for enterprise applications
  • Location and navigation apps: HERE Drive, HERE Maps, HERE Transit
  • Nokia MixRadio
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3.00/5
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