Nokia Lumia 520 (Black)
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- 5MP primary camera with 4x digital zoom, auto focus, touch focus, landscape orientation, still image editor, auto and manual exposure, active toolbar, full screen viewfinder, geotagging, auto and manual white balance
- 4-inch IPS display super sensitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution
- Windows Phone 8 operating system with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core 1GHz processor and memory expandable up to 64GB
- 1430mAH battery providing talk-time of 14.8 hours on 2G and 9.6 hours on 3G networks and standby time of 360 hours on 3G networks
- 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
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Exclusive digital lenses. Add magic to your photos. The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with digital lenses built in - exclusive to Nokia and guaranteed to wow your friends. Add motion to your images with Cinemagraph. Take multiple photos with a single click using Smart Shoot, so you can edit effortlessly to make the perfect shot. And with Panorama, you can get the whole picture. Super-sensitive screen. Keep the gloves on. The 4-inch touchscreen on the Nokia Lumia 520 is so sensitive that you can even use it when wearing gloves or with your fingernails. So typing, chatting and surfing are easier and more convenient than ever. Nokia Mix Radio. The tunes you love, for free. Nokia Mix Radio fills every moment of your day with free music. You can choose from over 150 mixes by experts, or generate your own playlists with the artists you love. Best of all, you can take your favourite mixes offline and listen when you're not connected to a network. Share your favourite tracks with friends by posting links straight to your social networks, or by sending them in an email or via SMS. (Streaming or downloading music over your mobile data connection may involve the transfer of large amounts of data, so please check with your provider. Free HERE Maps. Destinations uncovered. Discover hidden gems. Just type in your destination and HERE Maps will get you there quickly. If you're driving, HERE Drive gives you turn by turn directions. And if you need to get across town on public transport, HERE Transit plots your quickest route, including departure times and walking distances. (HERE Drive on the Lumia 520 offers free drive navigation for a single country or region. An option to upgrade to additional navigation services will be introduced later.
From the Manufacturer
Smart and Trendy Looks with Impressive Specs
The Nokia Lumia 520 is a stylish looking Windows Phone 8 handset. With a generous screen size and fashionable looking back covers, this handset has become a rage among the youth. Its rectangular shape with a smooth plastic shell covering the back and the sides lend it a classy look. With a powerful 1GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, the phone equips you to have all the fun while you work. You can now easily manage your office documents, Powerpoint presentations and spreadsheets on your mobile phone itself. Free cloud storage, pre-installed Outlook, entertainment applications like MixRadio, HereMaps etc. and a host of other features make this phone really appealing. Besides, its wide 4-inch LCD touch screen is super sensitive to the touch, which means you can type with your gloves on in the cold weather. An impressive button layout, efficient battery and memory management are some of the other specs you would come to appreciate as well.
Superfast 1GHz Dual Core Processor
The powerful 1GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor puts you in charge of all applications. Be it playing games or watching media files or working on your office documents, this Nokia Lumia 520 black phone is adept at everything. With a 512MB RAM and an expandable memory of up to 64GB, you also get a free cloud storage of 7GB that takes care of all your storage needs and even more. Another remarkable feature of this processor is its unique asynchronous technology, which lets each core power up and down independently. This gives you optimum core level performance without unwanted consumption of battery power. Its 1430mAh battery capacity gives you a talk time of 9.7 hours on 3G and almost 17 hours on 2G for a marathon stint. Experience dynamic, immersive and long hours of consistent performance from this smart Windows phone.
Windows 8 Power
This Nokia Lumia mobile brings the power and efficiency of Windows platform within your palm’s reach. With Live Tiles on the start up screen that update real time, you get to stay in touch with all the recent events across the globe. Configure Outlook, Gmail and other email clients to view and edit email attachments or to get a conversational view on email. It also supports instant messengers like Windows Live messenger, Whatsapp, Skype, Twitter etc. You can even download for free, the corporate instant messenger Lync and Adobe Reader. Access Company Hub for enterprise applications and use Office apps to work on Excel, Word, OneNote, Powerpoint, OneDrive storage and others.
Special Digital Lenses for Exclusive Photography
The Nokia Lumia 520 mobile phone sports a 5MP digital camera with an optical zoom of 4x. Camera features like Touch focus, Landscape orientation, auto and manual exposure, full screen view finder, geotagging and full resolution video and images upload put this mobile camera at par with any other digital camera with the same specs. Further, its panoramic cinemagraph lens lets you take videos and still images with different scene modes like auto, sports and night mode. You can also add motion to your images with Cinemagraph or take multiples photos with a single click using Smart Shoot. To further enhance the viewing experience you can view the clicked images by month, album, timeline, favourites and other creative options.
Personal Radio Station
This cool looking Nokia Windows 8 mobile phone has music apps like Xbox music that let you play music and media, stream audio and play music from the cloud even in offline mode. Another brilliant music app is the Nokia MixRadio, which literally functions like a personal radio station. The Nokia MixRadio app brings you free streamed music remixes of your favourite tracks that are created to suit your personal taste. Simply click and play great music everyday on this Mix station, without any subscription or having to put up with teasers or advertisements.
Free Navigation Maps
You will experience seamless connectivity with Bluetooth 4.0 and USB 2.0 to share files and media with other gadgets. Connect to Wi-Fi and explore the Internet, share photos, videos over a DLNA network and do even more. Location and navigation apps like Here Drive, Here Maps and Here Transit guide you with the destination route, public transportation, regional voice guided navigation for driving, reviews, information and photos of places, speed limit warnings, shopping centres etc. Just pack your bags and let the Lumia 520 take over as your tourist guide, no matter the location you are headed to.
|Nokia Lumia 520||Nokia 530 DS|
|Screen Size||4 Inch||4 Inch|
|OS||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1|
|Battery||1430 maH||1430 maH|
|Processor||1.0 GHz Dualcore|
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Customer Reviews on Nokia Lumia 520 Mobile Phone
Top Customer Reviews
Pros : -
· Thinner than expected and feels good in hands
· Camera does a good job, a lot of innovative lenses to choose from.
· Silky smooth UI which never hangs
· Highly responsive touch, works even with gloves on
· Games never hang or lag
· Offline maps with Nokia Here works smoothly (Still Google maps are better)
· Nokia music lets you download all latest and old songs direct to the phone. Even regional language songs.
· Full MS office suit.
· Build quality is awesome with a mat finish on its back which gives a firm grip.
· Comparatively less apps that android. But almost all required apps are present.
· No High end gaming as of now due to the 512 ram limitation.
For the price, this phone is too good to resist. It has got everything to win your heart. The colours on the screen appears very sharp and real. I really cant think of any other phone which can give you these features even above 15k.
For those who are still thinking about the apps, one quick info - only Microsoft and Apple checks every apps before its put In the marketplace. Android has lots of apps, but most of them are buggy, they either drain out your battery or consume all the resources which results in poor performance. Every app in windows store is verified for its quality and you can be sure, it wont slow down your phone. In android if you install a few apps, the phone will start slowing down. But I tried around 30 apps installed in windows. No slowing down was noticed. I believe we should be looking at the quality of apps than the quantity.
Go ahead, buy this phone, you wont regret :)
The transition from a simplest basic mobile to the Smartphone could never be more easier, thanks to Nokia Lumia 520 and Windows 8.
I do not know much technical bits to appraise this mobile, but i can state many of its advantages from a layman's angle.
1. Excellent build quality- I dropped it on a cement road from my bicycle to find it in three pieces. But nothing was damaged.
2. For it's primary usage as a phone- Excellent voice quality, speaker phone is at its best. Signal reception is also very good. SMS Interface is very different than regular basic phones and i found it to be quite innovative.
3. Screen size of 4' is quite appropriate. It fits in your palm well and goes in the packet very nicely.
4. Display quality is excellent. It may not have the best viewing angle though, but for a single viewer, you get the best.
5. Windows 8 feels amazing. Very user friendly, desktop kind of interface and positioning of apps could not be more simple.
6. It will not be wise to ignore Windows phones thinking that it does not have enough apps. You would find apps for almost all of your needs.
7. The most beautiful feature i found is the Kid's Corner. Here, you can create different profile for your kid. And you will be at peace, while your child is trying her hands at your mobile. With this profile, your child can not make any outgoing calls or can not mend with your important files in the phone.Read more ›
People said that there are few apps for Windows, I found that there are lot of options for normal users. May be for app freaks, they may be less!
For someone who is addicted to social media apps like facebook, this is the best phone. Facebook is deeply integrated in the OS.
Touch is near perfect. Performance is superb which I judged by playing Asphalt 5 game on the device, it runs as charm with full details on! I liked the "Kid's Corner" feature, very useful when you have kids around.
Build quality is very good, form factor and screen size are optimum. Feels good to hold in hands. Offline maps feature is decent however you may not find it as informative as google maps.
Some features may be lacking (like easy interface for enabling, data networks, WiFi, Bluetooth and Airplane mode), but then there is widget for that. It would be better if this widget comes pre-installed in the OS.
Sound is quite good. Creating and managing playlists is a pain. I am unable to figure out a clean way of doing it yet. But once done that should not bother any user regularly.
Call quality, voice clarity etc are very good.
Overall a very good phone in this price range. Of course quite a good bargain when bought from Amazon as compared to other online stores as well as retailers.