Nokia Lumia 520 

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launchApr, 2013

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Design

  • Excellent build quality, with a soft, matte-finish
  • Curved back makes it easy to grip

Display

  • Decent display, with good resolution, viewing angles, and under sun legibility

Software

  • Slick Windows Phone UI
  • Excellent set of pre-loaded apps (HERE Drive+, HERE Maps and Nokia Music)
  • Windows Store lags far behind Android and iOS in quality and quantity of 3rd party apps

Performance

  • Smooth performance

Camera

  • Average camera

Audio

  • Good loudspeaker, and audio quality
  • Decent call quality

Battery

  • Decent battery life

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Nokia Lumia 520 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8No updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz, Dual Core
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1430 mAh
Battery Standby360 hrs
Battery Talktime14.80 hrs
Dimensions
Weight124 gm
Thickness9.9 mm
Camera
Primary Camera5.0MP
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
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
More
App StoreWindows Marketplace
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Support (for Corporate Email)
  • 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

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