Nokia Lumia 520 Review

Nokia is trying to come back in the mobile industry by launching a variety of Windows Phones. There are a lot of amazing budget smartphones launched by Nokia and Nokia Lumia 520 is one of these smartphones. The smartphone makes to the category of budget smartphones and is one of the cheapest Windows Phones launched by the company with nice features. Nokia Lumia 520 is available for Rs 10,449 at most of the online e-commerce websites of India.


Design and Display

The design of Lumia 520 is similar to the design which you will find in other Lumia smartphones. You can get the device in different colors such as blue, yellow, red, black and white. Nokia has also provided rear casings which you can add to the device to replace the stock casing of your Lumia 520 smartphone.

Lumia 520 is a unibody smartphones therefore you can only use the rear panel to access battery and sim slot of your device. Nokia Lumia 520 is slimmer as compared to Lumia 620 and Lumia 820 smartphones. If you will keep both the Lumia 520 and Lumia 620 next to each other than you might find Lumia 520 with a premium look as compared to the Lumia 620. Lumia 520 comes with a matte and soft finish which is way better as compared to the glossy finish preset in Lumia 820.

Coming to the display of the Lumia 520, the device comes with a 4.0-inch display which delivers resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. The display of the device will deliver 233 ppi. With 233 ppi you won’t get the best picture quality as compared to what you get in other devices but it is not also that bad. If you will see pictures, videos and text on your Lumia 520, you will get sharp views however there are contrast issues with the device. You will be easily able to view the display even under bright sunlight.


Lumia 520 comes with a 5 Mega pixel rear camera which you can use to record your videos at 720p HD. The camera comes with auto focus which is a nice feature added by Nokia. The pictures clicked with the rear camera of the device are crisp and clear. You will get bright colors in the pictures. There is no flash present with the rear camera of the device so you won’t get good pictures under dark light conditions. There is no front camera so if you want to take selfies you need to use the rear camera.


Lumia 520 comes with Windows Phone 8 operating system. You will get many amazing features in the device such as USSD commands support, enhanced performance, resize able live tiles and much more. The user experience on Lumia 520 is similar to other Lumia devices which are out there. You will get many exclusive apps on Lumia 520 such as Here Maps, Here Drive+, Nokia Music. You wont get City Lens app on Lumia 520 as the device lacks compass.

With Windows Phone Store you can browse a wide range of applications as most of the apps which are available for Android and iOS operating systems are being developed for Windows Phones.


Coming to the hardware of the device, Lumia 520 comes with a 1 ghz dual core processor. The 1 Ghz dual core processor is a Snapdragon S4 processor. For better gaming graphics you get Adreno 305 GPU. You will get 512 MB Ram which we think is quite less as in the same price range you can easily get 1 GB RAM in Android devices. The device comes with 8 GB Internal storage, however you can add an external micro SD card up to 64 GB in the device. Lumia 520 comes with a 1430 mAh battery which will help you device in lasting for the entire day.

Nokia Lumia 520 unlock

If your Lumia 520 is on any cellular network but you want to unlock it so that you can use any other provider you can visit Cell Unlocker, a service which helps in unlocking of your Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone. Once you have unlocked your Lumia 520 you will be able to use any cellular network on your device.

One thought on “Nokia Lumia 520 Review

  • May 20, 2016 at 8:50 am

    520 nokia lumia ka phon replesh karna hai plz. 9303483898 contect


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