Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much lighter
  • 85.00 grams vs 124.00 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
  • Much larger screen
  • 2.40 inch vs 4.00 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Single Core vs 1000 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 128 MB vs 512 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1110 mAH vs 1430 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 167.00 ppi vs 233.00 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 256 MB vs 8.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32.00 GB vs 64.00 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much thinner
  • 12.70 mm vs 9.90 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
Design
Operating system Nokia Asha Windows Phone 8
Form factor Candybar Touchbar
Dimensions

    Height:112.8 mm

    Width:49.5 mm

    Thickness:12.70 mm

    Height:119.9 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:9.90 mm

    Weight 85 grams 124 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors                  
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
    Processor 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1000 MHz,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    RAM 128 MB 512 MB
    Built-in storage 256 MB 8 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 2.4 Inch 4 Inch
    Display resolution 240x320 (167 ppi) 480x800 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology LCD IPS LCD
    3D
    Color Density 256 16M
    Touch screen Resistive Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2560 x 1920 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Exposure compensation
    • Geo tagging
    • ISO control
    • Touch to focus
    • White balance presets
    Scene Modes Backlight Mode,Night Portrait Mode,Panorama,Sports Mode
    Video Capture Yes Yes, H.264,MPEG4, Video zoom
    Video Resolution 640 x 480p @ 30fps 1280 x 720p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera
    Network
    SIM Type Mini, GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 2 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 2.1, EDR Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SDAP, SPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:No

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB
      HDMI
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      Charging connector
      External Device connector Computer sync, OTA sync, Tethering
      Battery
      Talk time 6.9 Hours(2G), 4.3 Hours(3G) 17.4 Hours(2G), 9.7 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 550 Hours(2G), 597 Hours(3G) 384 Hours(2G), 390 Hours(3G)
      Playback time 28 Hours(Music), 6 Hours(Video) 52 Hours(Music), 5.9 Hours(Video)
      Battery Capacity 1110 mAh, Li-ion 1430 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WAV
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WMA
      Video player
      • 3GP, ASF, AVI, MPEG4, WMV
      • 3G2, 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MOV, MPEG4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

        Radio:FM

      Streaming Video
      Additional Yes
      Pre-loaded Apps
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Internet Browsing
      Browser Adobe Flash Lite, HTML,WAP 2.0,XHTML HTML5
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services Facebook Facebook,Gmail,Google Maps,Google Search,Picasa,Twitter,YouTube (upload)
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      • Yes
      • 0.86 W/kg
      • 0.88 W/kg
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Limited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      Organizer Calculator, Converter, World clock, Calendar, To-Do, Alarm Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Messaging No
      Keypad Alpha-numeric Keypad Landscape mode
      E-mail IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP IMAP,POP3,Push e-mail,SMTP
      Instant messaging Windows Live / MSN,Other
      JAVA MIDP 2.1
      OTA Software updates
      Games
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Nokia Lumia 520, High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers Earpiece,Loudspeaker Earpiece,Loudspeaker
      Notifications
      • Polyphonic ringtones
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Music ringtones
      • Flight mode
      • Haptic feedback
      • Silent mode
      • Speakerphone
      • Vibration
      • Voice commands
      • Voice dialing
      • Voice Memo
      • Voice recording
      • Music ringtones
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 27-Oct-2011 25-Feb-2013
      Market status Available Available
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