Nokia Lumia 520 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Nokia Lumia 520
  • Released 2013, April 124g, 9.9mm thickness Microsoft Windows Phone 8, up to 8.1 8GB storage, microSDXC
  • Dual-core 1.0 GHz Adreno 305 Micro-SIM About 78.4 USD
  • 4" 480x800 pixels
  • 5MP 720p
  • 512GB RAM MSM8227
  • 1430mAh Li-Ion

Nokia Lumia 520 overview

Nokia Lumia 520 is a smartphone that runs on Windows Phone. It was released on 2013, April. Nokia Lumia 520 has 4. inch, IPS LCD, a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant glass. It uses Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset, Dual-core 1.0 GHz CPU, Adreno 305 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G networks with Micro-SIM. Nokia Lumia 520 has 5MP Single main camera. It uses Li-Ion 1430 mAh, removable (BL-5J) battery. The price of Nokia Lumia 520 is about 78.4 USD.

Score the key features of Nokia Lumia 520 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 28 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 28 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 28 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 38 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Nokia Lumia 520 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100 - RM-914
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-915
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - RM-917
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2013, February. Released 2013, April
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm, 75.7 cc (4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Micro-SIM

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD
Size 4.0 inches, 45.5 cm2 (~59.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~233 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass

PLATFORM

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradable to 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8227
CPU Dual-core 1.0 GHz
GPU Adreno 305

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 512MB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

Single 5 MP, f/2.4, 28mm (wide), 1/4.0", AF
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

No

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE/ aptX after WP8 Denim update
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC No
Radio FM Radio
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 1430 mAh, removable (BL-5J)
Stand-by Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 14 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 9 h 40 min (3G)
Music play Up to 61 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black
SAR 0.77 W/kg (head)
SAR EU 1.09 W/kg (head)
Price About 78.4 USD

TESTS

Display Contrast ratio: 834:1 (nominal) / 1.161:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 69dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -82.3dB / Crosstalk -81.8dB
Battery life Endurance rating 49h

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