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Nokia Lumia 520

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The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with exclusive digital lenses, a powerful processor, and a touchscreen that even works with long finger nails or gloves. It ...

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Excellent

ProEasy to set up, range of features, personalisation...

ConsCan be expensive if left to roam

When the time came for buying a new phone last year I knew that I wanted a Nokia and that was about that. I had been eying up the latest iPhone but personally could not justify the £40 a month contract that it would cost me and so instead looked for a cheaper alternative and one that I could use...

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Super

ProCheap for what it is

ConsFragile look all smartphones

The year of 2014 made Smartphone’s affordable for the PAYG user. I am one of those cheapskates that waited until now. Until recently a mobile phone for me was for text and calls, tiny screen, simple as. I did have Wap internet on my old phone but it was expensive, never connected and not exactly...

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Excellent

ProSimple to use, great features, good camera, Cortan...

ConsNo front camera.

The mobile phone that I usually use for work fell into a pool of water a while back, this bowl being the toilet to be honest, so I was left with a dead phone and a lot of ear ache from those in higher places. So, what I felt in the beginning, as a form of punishment, I was given this phone, the...

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Super

ProGood size, ease of use, very customisable

ConsBasic camera, not all apps geared towards Windows ...

Until a few months ago, my phone was the Nokia Lumia 820, but after finding out the hard way that is was not concrete pavement resistant, I went in search of a replacement. My 820 was purchased as part of a contract (without insurance) and it wasn't really an option for me to pay the full price...

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Excellent

ProFeels very compact

ConsCan't set custom SMS ringtones, back cover can be ...

--------------------------------- When I bought this phone --------------------------------- Around the end of July of this year my previous phone was really starting to annoy me (crashing, freezing etc) so I started looking at the choices available on the internet, in the end I found this phone...

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“Entry Level Windows Phone”

published 08/10/2013

ProEasy to use

ConsNo LED flash

-----Specifications ----- Sim - Micro-Sim Internal Memory - 8GB (Gigabyte) Memory Card - Micro SD slot up 64 GB OS (Operating System) - Microsoft Windows 8 Camera - 5MP (Mega Pixel) Video - 720 - 30 FPS (Frames per second) CPU - Dual Core 1GHZ Radio - FM Chipset - Qualcomm Wi-Fi - Yes Bluetooth...

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Excellent

ProComfortable to hold, easy to use, durable, has WP ...

ConsNone that have arose in my ownership so far

Until October last year I was just using a cheap phone I bought from Argos for less than £50 and to be honest it was giving me no problems, but I decided that with a new job I should really upgrade for the convenience of having more useful features and simply to have a better phone! I already...

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“Not the best phone out there”

published 15/07/2014

ProLooks nice, that's it.

ConsBattery life, Windows 8 has few apps, expensive.

Look and Feel As most smartphones now a day, it is a thin yet tall phone. It's easy to hold and use but it can be quite slippery as the back is just plain and has no texture to it. The back of the phone can be changed colourwise, it comes in black, blue, red, yellow and white. It is a pretty...

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Super

Prosleek modern graphics, good durability, good value...

Consno front camera, not the newest model,

I use the Nokia Lumia 520 as my everyday mobile, and with this I have gained knowledge on advantages and disadvantages of choosing this phone over others, so I hope this helps you with your decision. Graphics: I have recently purchased the Nokia Lumia, what first interested me about the phone was...

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“Good, but not amazing.”

published 02/01/2014

ProVery Slick

ConsApp Store not fully expanded.

For a person like me, the stereo-typical 14 year old girl, this phone meets all my needs, for example, texting, calling, social media, internet accessibility, camera, music and maybe also a small bit of gaming. With an OK 8gb of data and a great (for what it is) 5mp camera you work out from there...

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Excellent

ProBattery lasts for ages, nice camera, good value

ConsNot enough apps for some.

A beautiful machine! After purchasing this phone outright (with a sim-only contract) from Vodafone, I was very impressed. Compared to my previous non-touchscreen and ancient Nokia Brick, I was amazed at the range of functions of this device. Bundled with the new Windows Phone Operating System, a...

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“Most personal phone ever!”

published 24/07/2014

ProCamera quality exceeds the expected aspect ratio, ...

ConsBattery not so good

I bought this phone on December and I have never wanted to change to a better phone. its simplicity its just the best. I've grown to love this phone day by day and wouldnt want to let it go. It fits perfectly to your hand, the scratch resistant glass is just amazing, and its personal especially...

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Good

ProPrice is very good for what it has got to offer

ConsPoor battery,low storage

I think that this is a great phone for what it actually costs,If you are not willing to spend money on a phone.This would be the greatest choice.Its a great smart phone although with a couple of disadvantages Like i found that the battery standby time was rapidly declining after using it for a...

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Good

ProVery cheap, Good photo quality, Durable

ConsWindows phone OS, Missing features, Bad look

Features *One Windows 8.1 *Two 5mp rear camera *Three 4 inch display *Four 8gb internal memory *Five up to 64gb storage capacity *Six multiple colours available Value for money I would say that this is a great value for money phone, off contract it's around £20, however the missing features: *One...

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Super

ProBudget phone that's easy to use

ConsNo front camera

In my honest opinion, this phone is really easy to use, and is a best fit for people who loves simplicity and fast-paced work using mobile phone. It's also a budget phone. You can get it with price about 130$ (2016). It's design is also simple and easy to handle. Here's my detailed review: Plus:...

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Product Information : Nokia Lumia 520

Manufacturer's product description

The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with exclusive digital lenses, a powerful processor, and a touchscreen that even works with long finger nails or gloves. It is a fun and affordable smartphone with free music and navigation. Get more with the Nokia Lumia 520.

Product Details

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Product Type: Windows Phone

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Smartphone Memory: 8 GB

Service Provider: Not specified, Orange

Mobile Services: YouTube, Picasa, Gmail, Windows Marketplace, Windows Live, Xbox LIVE, Yahoo! Mail, MSN Hotmail, Nokia Music, Nokia Mail, Office 365, Windows Live SkyDrive (7GB of free online cloud storage), Nokia Mix Radio

Form Factor: Touch

Dimensions (WxDxH): 64 mm x 9.9 mm x 119.9 mm, 64 mm x 10 mm x 120 mm

Weight: 124 g

Colour: Red, Cyan, White, Black, Yellow

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Integrated Components: Digital camera, digital player, GPS receiver, Wi-Fi hotspot, GLONASS receiver, voice recorder

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Display: LCD display - colour - 4" - IPS

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen (multi-touch)

Operating System: Windows Phone OS 8

Instant Messaging Services: Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger), Skype, Twitter IM, LinkedIn IM

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, LinkedIn

Playback Digital Standards: WMA, AAC, ASF, AMR, MP3, AAC-LC, AAC +, eAAC+, M4A, HE-AAC, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9 , VC-1, AVC, AVI, MOV, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, 3GP, H.264, H.263, WMV9, M4V

Supported Memory Card: microSDHC - up to 64 GB

Talk Time: Up to 888 minutes, Up to 900 minutes

Standby Time: Up to 360 hours, Up to 300 hours

Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7

SAR Value: 1.09 W/kg

General

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Product Type: Windows Phone

Form Factor: Touch

Integrated Components: Digital camera, digital player, GPS receiver, Wi-Fi hotspot, GLONASS receiver, voice recorder

Width: 64 mm

Depth: 9.9 mm, 10 mm

Height: 119.9 mm, 120 mm

Weight: 124 g

Body Colour: Red, Cyan, White, Black, Yellow

SAR Value: 1.09 W/kg

Image Colour Disclaimer: The image of the product displayed may be of a different colour

Cellular

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Service Provider: Not specified, Orange

Operating System: Windows Phone OS 8

Application Software: Microsoft OneNote Mobile, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Internet Explorer 10, Wallet, Family Room, HERE Transit, Cinemagraph, Bing Vision

Input Device(s): Multi-touch , capacitive

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Instant Messaging Services: Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger), Skype, Twitter IM, LinkedIn IM

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, LinkedIn

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser, PDF support, Microsoft Word support, Microsoft Excel support, Microsoft PowerPoint support

Mobile Services: YouTube, Picasa, Gmail, Windows Marketplace, Windows Live, Xbox LIVE, Yahoo! Mail, MSN Hotmail, Nokia Music, Nokia Mail, Office 365, Windows Live SkyDrive (7GB of free online cloud storage), Nokia Mix Radio

Communications

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth 3.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

WLAN Security: WEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES

Bluetooth Profiles: Hands Free Profile (HFP), Object Push Profile (OPP), Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Phone Features

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert

Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor

Additional Features: TTY compatible, Text-to-Speech (text recognition), Kid's Corner

Organiser

Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Media Player

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WMA, AAC, ASF, AMR, MP3, AAC-LC, AAC +, eAAC+, M4A, HE-AAC, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9

Supported Digital Video Standards: VC-1, AVC, AVI, MOV, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, 3GP, H.264, H.263, WMV9, M4V

Processor

Type: QUALCOMM MSM8227

Clock Speed: 1 GHz

Processor Core Qty: Dual-core

Graphics System

Graphics Accelerator: Qualcomm ADRENO 305

Memory

RAM: 512 MB

User Memory: 8 GB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: microSDHC - up to 64 GB

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Still Image Resolutions: 2592 x 1936

Lens Aperture: F/2.4

Min Focal Length: 28 mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Digital Zoom: 4

White Balance: Automatic, presets

Video Recorder Resolutions: 1280 x 720 (720p)

Features: Landscape/portrait mode, Multi-shots, video recording, Geo-tagging, tap to focus, auto exposure, Smart Shoot

Navigation System

Navigation: A-GPS/GLONASS receiver

Navigation Software & Services: HERE Drive, HERE Maps

Display

Type: LCD display - colour

Technology: IPS

Diagonal Size: 4"

Display Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels

Colour Depth: 16.7 million colours

Connections

Connector Type: Micro-USB ¦ Headset / AV composite out - mini-phone 3.5mm

Battery

Capacity: 1430 mAh

Run Time Details: Talk ( GSM ) - up to 888 min ¦ Talk ( WCDMA ) - up to 576 min ¦ Standby ( WCDMA ) - up to 360 hrs ¦ Playback ( Music ) - up to 61 hrs ¦ Continuous browsing ( WCDMA ) - up to 6.7 hrs ¦ Continuous browsing ( Wi-Fi ) - up to 6.2 hrs

Miscellaneous

Compatible with Windows 7: "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Included Accessories: Data cable, stereo headset, power adapter

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