Nokia Lumia 520 is a budget smartphone that runs on Windows 8. Below are the detailed features and specifications of the device as per official information by the company.
Nokia Lumia 520 runs on 1.0 GHz dual-core Adreno 305 chipset. It has a 512MB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, which is expandable up-to 64 GB using the microSD card slot present on board the device. It also has accelerometer, screen rotation and proximity sensors.
In terms of screen, the device has 4 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a WVGA (480 x 800 ) pixels resolution that gives an effective pixel density of about 233 PPI. It is multitouch up to two fingers.
As far as the design is concerned, Nokia Lumia 520 looks quite similar to the Lumia and Asha 500 series of mobiles. The handset features a similar design to the rest of the series, with broad lines and a curved back. It is slightly chunkier than the Lumia 620, but easy to hold.It weighs about 124 grams and is 0.39 inches thin. It comes in yellow, red, cyan, black and white colors.
The device comes with a 5 MP primary rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash. It can also record videos at 720p. It does not have any front camera.
In terms of multimedia features, the device supports playback of all the common multimedia formats including, 3GP, MP3, MP4, videos.
Nokia Lumia 520 runs on Windows 8 and is upgradable up to Windows Phone 8.1.
It has Nokia Here maps, Nokia Mix Radio, Nokia Express data efficient browser apart from Nokia play store. It has messaging features such as SMS, MMS, push mail and IM. It also has HTML browser, Java.
The phone encases a 1430 mAh Li-Ion battery. In terms of connectivity features, the device supports GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA - 21.1 Mbps, HSUPA - 5.76 Mbps; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 and Micro USB v2.0