Nokia Lumia 520 is an entry level windows phone launched recently by the Finnish mobile giants. The entry level phone segment has been monotonous to say the least. But this new Nokia offering could well set new standard for its category. The phone offers an awesome combination of features and price tag. It is available Cyan, Red, White, Yellow and Black colors.
The Nokia smartphone will operate on 3G network.
The company has retained the typical Lumia styling and block design in 520 as well. The overall matte finishing gives the phone fresh appearance. The display is glossy so unfortunately fingerprints won’t be far away. The slim form factor makes it fit neatly into hands. The buttons too have been placed in such a manner that they can be accessed without stretching the fingers. Among the Lumia series, this phone is one of the best looking ones. No doubt about it. The back cover has the company logo at its center. There is camera at the top. Weighing at about 124 Gms it not too heavy either.
VDT and Resolution
The VDT of Nokia Lumia 520 is a 4 inch IPS capacitive touchscreen having a resolution of 800x480 pixels. It is embedded with sensors and has a pixel density of 235 ppi.
Back snapper- The back snapper of the phone has a 5mp resolution. It has 4x digital zoom, autofocus, various scene modes.
Front snapper- No.
Flash support- No.
The Windows Phone 8 is the operating system on which the phone runs.
Inside the phone
CPU: Powering this Lumia smartphone is the Dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. This means more multi-tasking in less time.
There is 8GB of internal data storage space for the user. They can further upgrade this space upto 32GB using a microSD card. In addition to this, the user also gets 7GB of free cloud storage space.
The connectivity set comprise of Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPRS and EDGE. The phone can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot for upto 8 phones.
Loudspeaker, windows media player, audio jack compose the AV features of the phone.
The web browser of 520 is Internet Explorer 10.
A 1430 mAh Li-Ion battery of the phone delivers a talktime of 14 hours on 2G and nearly 10 hours on 3G network. It has a standby time of 360 hours.
Skype, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Office 365, Hotmail, Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo mail, A-GPS.
Nokia Lumia 520’s price in India is Rs. 10,000/. This is bargain price tag for a phone that offers such amazing set of features. Nokia certainly has a winner on its hands. As mentioned at the beginning, this Lumia phone will definitely set new standards for this category.
price tag, features, looks, apps, battery.
Nokia Lumia 520 Features
4 Inch Touchscreen
Windows Phone 8 OS
1GHz Dual Core Processor