Nokia Lumia 520 Black
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Nokia Lumia 520 Black

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Key Features
  • Display Size 4 Inches
  • Operating System Windows
  • RAM 512 MB
  • Rear Camera 5 MP
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  • The lowest price of Nokia Lumia 520 Black is 4,994 in Croma, which is 55.76% less than the cost of Nokia Lumia 520 Black in Paytm ( 11,289)
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Nokia Lumia 520 Black - Expert Reviews


Nokia Lumia 520 is one of the best phones introduced by the company that lies at the cheaper end of the spectrum. It is an innovative smartphone that sports a sleek and elegant body design, boasts of a 1GHz dual core processor, and allows switching among its wide array of applications at superfast speed. Along with this, the super sensitive screen is another boastful feature that senses touch with great precision. This handset comprises of the latest OS, Lumia Amber that comes with new and advanced features like Nokia Glance, New FM Radio etc. As the advertisements proclaim, you do not need to trim your nails to use this! The Nokia Lumia 520 is a value for money device that gives all its expensive features at an affordable cost.

The device Nokia Lumia 520 has an exclusive Nokia digital built-in lens that enhances your images and gives you smart shooting options with the Cinemagraph and smart shoot applications. The camera in the device however lacks flash and has a poor resolution on zoom. With the live tile feature of the Lumia line of phones, you can stay in touch with all aspects of your life at the same time. It helps you to carry out all your work in a hassle free manner with its pre-installed bouquet of apps like Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and even synchronize your phone and computer on the 7GB Microsoft sky drive!

Operating system and UI

Available in the vibrant colours of Blue, Black, White, Yellow and Red, Nokia Lumia 520 is a phone with intelligent user interface and functionality. Slimmer, Thinner and lighter than its higher counterpart - Nokia Lumia 620, the phone has dimensions of 119.9mm x 64mm x 9.9mm and weighs 124 grams. This WVGA handset has a display size of 10.16cm, which comprises of a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and display features like orientation sensor, brightness control, Lumia color profile and ambient light sensor. The gadget comprises of 16M colors and an aspect ratio of 15:9 with 235ppi pixel density and IPS LCD display technology. The phone has sensors like proximity and accelerometer – to help in gaming.

Other Features

Nokia Lumia 520 has the famous Nokia speaker volume, which gives good quality audio and supports features like FM radio and internet radio along with online music library at Nokia music store. The music formats supported by this gadget are MP3, WMA 10 Pro, AMR-NB, WMA 9, GSM FR, AAC, AAC LC, HEAAC, and eAAC /HEAACv2. The phone supports audio recording in AMR and has mono recording features. There are a wide range of music and videos to keep you entertained at all times.


To capture sweet memories, there is a primary rear camera of 5 megapixels, which comprises of features like auto focus camera with two-stage capture key and 4X digital zoom. It saves images in JPEG/Exif format that allows easy synchronizing and viewing the snaps on PC. The gadget however lacks Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and flash, and has a minimum focus range of 10cm. With this, some other features of this camera are Landscape orientation, Touch focus, Auto and manual white balance, Auto and manual exposure, Full screen viewfinder, Active toolbar, Automatic photo upload to web services, Geotagging, Full resolution photo, and video upload. It has panorama and allows still & video imaging.

Nokia Lumia 520 has scene modes for putting in creativity like Sports, Night, Night Portrait, Backlight, and Close-up. You can also sort your photos for quick review by month, album, timeline, favorites, and photo editor on social networking sites. The main video camera has a 720p resolution and shoots at 30fps with 4X zoom in MP4 format. Lumia 520 allows video streaming through progressive video download, YouTube, Streaming from video services and internet, and has additional recording features like video zoom, video light and continuous autofocus.


Nokia Lumia 520 incorporates Internet Explorer 10 and Microsoft Bing software for quick search and supports various social applications like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and allows synchronizing your pictures and contacts with the handset. The Lumia 520 also supports sharing over apps and features such as Facebook, Bluetooth, Flickr, Picasa, Share on TV with Play to DLNA app, email attachment, SkyDrive, and PhotoBeamer. The 3G enabled smartphone contains high-speed internet with function of internet sharing and allows location sharing with WP location sharing and Foursquare. The Wi-Fi feature can be set up to connect with other Wi-Fi enabled devices.


In terms of memory, Nokia Lumia 520 is equipped with an internal memory of 8GB, which can be expandable via microSD card for more external storage space. The maximum card size is of 64GB with an option of storing up to 7GB on free cloud for easy synchronizing. This capacitive touchscreen phone has 512MB RAM with a high-speed core processor.

Other Features

Nokia Lumia 520 has all specs of an expensive smartphone along with usual features of Clock, Calculator, Phonebook, Calendar, Reminders, Alarm clock, To-do list, Social networks in OneNote, Phonebook, Family Room, Wallet and Kid's Corner. Apart from these, it comes with business applications like Lync (Corporate IM) free download, Adobe Acrobat Reader free download, Company Hub for enterprise applications,  SkyDrive storage for documents and notes, Office apps: Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint that allows you to remain hassle free and carry out your work from anywhere.

Gaming is a fun filled affair in Lumia 520, which has an accelerometer with other game features like Touch UI, DirectX 11 and Xbox-Live Hub. The phone supports documents in formats like PDF, Excel, OneNote, Word and PowerPoint. Lumia 520 allows synchronizing content in Video, Calendar, Music, Pictures and Contacts.


Nokia Lumia 520 is loaded with a Lithium-ion 1430mAh battery (BL-5J) battery that gives a maximum standby time of 16 days and a talk time of 17.4 hours on 2G and 9.7 hours on 3G. Along with this, the video playback time given by this battery is of 5.9 hours and the maximum Wi-Fi browsing can be done for 7.3 hours. One of the drawbacks in this handset is its lack of wireless charging. The device has one of the most advanced technologies- the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 processor with 1GHz dual core processor that allows efficient working with less battery consumption.

This enables extra performance when you need it and puts you in charge of running the most demanding applications including photography, gaming, as well as business and personal productivity. The battery saver mode is a helpful function that conserves battery when required by shutting off Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth connections, and reduces screen brightness along with leaving it for manual adjustment.


Nokia Lumia 520 allows you to remain connected at all times with high-speed internet along with other functions like Sky drive and Bluetooth share options. This stylish gadget is powered by Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPRS (CLASS B) and EDGE (up to 236.8Kbps). This gadget does not have dual SIM connectivity but is provided with a 2.0 USB port.

Other Features

If we compare this handset to its predecessor, Nokia Lumia 510, the major advancement is that, Lumia 520 does not require the Zune software for PC synchronizing. This allows easy sharing. We can say that Lumia 520 is 24% faster than Lumia 510. In Lumia 520, the internal memory is of 8GB whereas the total memory in Lumia 510 is of 4GB. In addition, there is a range of newer functions like panorama, smart shoot, Cinemagraph etc., which was incidentally absent in Nokia Lumia 510.

Other Features

24 September 2013: Nokia had launched Nokia Lumia 520 on the 26th of April 2013. This stylish smartphone is now backed by the latest OS, Lumia Amber that has been released today. With this latest update, some of the changes to be seen in the phone will be: improved camera, new FM Radio, Nokia Smart Camera, Nokia Glance Screen, and usability improvements. The smartphone is available at a price point of ₹ 10,499 and has the following features:

*        1GHz dual core processor with Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset and Adreno 305 GPU 

*        4.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors

*        5MP primary rear camera with 4X zoom facility

*        Sensors like accelerometer sensor and proximity sensor

*        Li-ion 1430mAh battery 

*        8GB internal memory and 512MB RAM

*        Environment friendly packaging and materials

*        Easy synchronizing without Zune software

what Experts says

8 Engadget Apr 26, 2013
Nokia Lumia 520 review: does Nokia need another budget Windows Phone?

Oh, for an easy life. Sometimes it'd be nice to just read a phone's spec sheet, compare prices and make a decision. In a number of ways, the Nokia Lumia 520 looks like just the type of handset where this ought to be possible: it has the same reliable internals and happy design language that have already proven their worth in the Lumia 620, but it makes a couple of sacrifices for the sake of its 115 pay-as-you-go price tag in the UK -- which undercuts the higher model by a good 50 depending on wh Read full Review

8 Pocket-Lint May 23, 2013
Nokia Lumia 520 review

The Nokia Lumia 520 is the baby of Nokia's Windows Phone family, replacing the Lumia 510 and squeezing in beneath the excellent Lumia 620.With the Lumia 620 available for around the same monthly cost, it might be difficult to see exactly what the appeal of the Lumia 520 is. There's a slight difference on the spec sheet, but available on pay-as-you-go for less than 99, the Lumia 520 is one of the cheapest smartphones around.DesignOne of the high points of the Nokia Lumia 520 is the design. That's Read full Review

Nokia Lumia 520 Black - User Reviews

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How is Lumia 520 different than Lumia 620? Read to find out!
by TheWP Guy on 2013-04-10

There is the BIG question. 620 or 520? Let's see what you get by investing 3.5k more:-
#Nokia Clear Black Screen ie, Extra Bright Screen to be readable Under sun, and with deep black, it gives

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Value for money redefined :)
by Harish KM on 2013-04-10

I've pre ordered this phone and have been using this for last 3 days. Been using a lot of android phones till now and was bored of waiting for even call log to appear on them.

Pros : -

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Moving to Nokia Lumia 520 from Samsung Galaxy….
by Tirtha Chattopadhyay on 2013-04-27

Last 2 years I have used 2 models of Samsung Galaxy and from 14th April 2013 I am using Nokia Lumia 520 Win 8 Phone:
1) Price – In 10-10.5 K Range
2) Screen

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UPDATED:After 1.5 YEARS Usage!.. And a fall from moving Car(50kmph) window!
by Anil Kumar on 2013-06-04

Fellow Flipkarters..!!
What I wanna say is that, I observed most of the reviews are not actually "reviews". Don't know why people write everything that comes to their mind. Art of reviewing or

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Best Phone
by Surendra Nadkarni on 2013-08-14

I was thinking to purchase an Android phone. However, This phone came to market and I saw its review and I changed my mind to get windows phone. This is the best windows 8 phone in the price segment

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please read it
by Ashish srivastava on 2013-05-02

Dear friends I am using this mobile from 4 days.this is one of the best thing in my life which I have purchased.I got this mobile one of the best mobile seller Flipkart. If you want to buy any mobile

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As of April 2013 you cannot get a better phone in this Price range.
by Suslove Biswas on 2013-04-10

I am in serious dilemma about the profit margin Nokia has kept to put themselves back on track in Cell Phone Business.

Due to the totally fragmented market of cell phones (as far as India is

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Because Android is too Maintstream
by Praveen Kumar on 2013-05-11

I was a bit hesitant to go for Nokia again but after buying this product I am completely satisfied. It is totally a different interface which was my primary need because I was fed up of seeing Android

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My Reply to MR. Abdul Rehman-- for his (Sincere review after using Lumia 520 for 2 months )
by aNIL TIWARI on 2013-06-21

Dear Abdul,



>1. No FM radio...!!! ----All Windows 8

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Best buy @ this Price
by Chiranjib Choudhuri on 2013-04-30

Hi Friends!!..Am using this phone for over two weeks now. I'll not go in the specification details.. rather, would share my views to help out friends who are considering to buy this product.

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Nokia Lumia 520 Black - Price History

Nokia Lumia 520 Black Specifications

General Features
  • Announced 2013, February
  • Brand Nokia
  • Handset Color Black
  • Model Name Lumia
  • Network Type GSM
  • Display Size 4 Inches
  • Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Resolution 800 x 480 Pixels
  • Display Color 16M
  • Display Features Multi-Touch Screen, Scratch-Resistant Glass
  • Horizontal Pixel 800
  • Vertical Pixel 480
  • Rear Camera 5 MP
  • Front Camera No
  • Flash No
  • Video Yes, (720p HD)@30 fps
  • Camera Features Active Toolbar, Autofocus, Auto and Manual Exposure, Auto and Manual White Balance, Automatic Photo Upload to Web Services, Bing Vision, Capture Modes, Cinemagraph, Digital Camera Add-ons: Cinemagraph Lens, Digital Zoom - 4x, Full Screen View Finder, Geo-tagging, Image Editor, Landscape Orientation, Light Sensitivity, Panorama, Panorama Lens, Scene Modes, Smart Shoot, Smart Shoot Lens, Touch Focus, White Balance Modes
  • Internal Memory 8 GB
  • Extendable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 64 GB
  • RAM 512 MB
  • Operating System Windows
  • Processor 1 GHz Dual-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
  • Chipset Qualcomm
  • GPU Adreno 305
  • Operating Frequency GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz / 3G : 900/2100 MHz
  • Java No
  • Browser HTML5, Internet Explorer 10
Data & Internet
  • 3G Yes, HSDPA 21.1 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
  • EDGE Yes, 236.8 kbps
  • GPRS Yes, 236.8 kbps
  • Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth Yes, v3
  • NFC No
  • GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support, GLONASS
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Mail
  • Music Player Yes, MP3, eAAC+
  • Video Player Yes, 3GP, ASF, AVC, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MP4
  • Radio Yes, Built-In Antenna
  • Games Downloadable
  • Alert Types MP3, Vibration, WAV
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
  • Sound Features Noise Cancellation, 2 Microphones
  • Battery Type Li-ion (BL-5J)
  • Battery Capacity 1430 mAh
  • Talk Time Up to 14 hrs 40 mins (2G) / Up to 9 hrs 40 mins (3G)
  • Max Stand-by Time Up to 390 hrs (3G)
  • Music Play Time Up to 52 hrs
  • Form Factor Bar
  • Dimensions 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight 124 gms
  • Input Method Touchscreen
Other Features
  • SIM Size Micro SIM
  • SIM Option Single SIM
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient Light
  • Business Features Yes, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, One Note
  • In The Box Handset, Battery (BL-5J), Headset (WH-108), Quick Guide, Data Cable (CA-189CD), Charger (AC-20)
  • Important Apps Facebook, Gmail, Hot Mail, LinkedIn, Mac Companion App, Nokia Mail, Outlook Mobile, Skype, Twitter, Voice Mail, Windows 8 Companion App, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Mail
  • Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
  • Additional Features 3G
  • Sales Package handset, charger (ac-20), headset (wh-108), battery (bl-5j), data cable (ca-189cd), quick guide

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