Nokia Lumia 520
The Nokia Lumia 520 is the most affordable phone in the Lumia series. It features a 4-inch WVGA LCD display, 512MB of RAM, and 8GB of storage expandable via microSD. Additionally it packs a 5-megapixel rear camera and WiFi.
Decent bundled apps.
Free offline voice-guided navigation.
Screen can be operated with gloves.
Mediocre call quality.
No front-facing camera.
Lacks built-in flash.
Windows Phone app store still lags rivals.
By PC Mag on October 16, 2013
The pay-as-you-go Nokia Lumia 520 is a solid introductory smartphone on AT&T's Go Phone prepaid service, provided photography isn't a...70
By TrustedReviews on July 30, 2013
The Nokia Lumia 520 cuts all the fat off Nokia’s more expensive Windows Phone 8 Lumia phones to bring the slick Windows experience to budget buyers. There are missing features, but most aren’t missed. This is a fab budget phone.80
By Gadget Guy Australia on July 19, 2013
Once the domain of Nokia, the budget phone space hasn’t exactly been populated by smartphones supporting its current operating system, Windows Phone. Instead, inexpensive smartphones are now occupied by a very Android-based landscape, but that...80
By PCAdvisor on July 17, 2013
If you're looking for a cheap smartphone, you may have just found it. The Nokia Lumia 520 doesn't tick all the boxes on our features wishlist, but it capably handles those that are most important. Windows Phone 8 is a beautiful operating system, but it still lacks apps.80
By LetsGoMobile on July 10, 2013
T he Nokia Lumia 520 is currently the cheapest smartphone with the Windows Phone 8 operating system. Unfortunately, the application selection of the Windows Phone market is not as extensive as that of the Android or the iOS market, but the most...80
By Wired UK on June 25, 2013
It has a fine screen, a fast processor and like other Lumias it's built to last. If you want to try Windows, but don't want to risk too much cash, the 520 will give you the flavour without the expense and deliver just as good a performance as...70
By NotebookCheck on June 01, 2013
The colorful Lumia devices give a good show The Lumia 520 seamlessly fits itself into the lower end of Nokia's portfolio and supplies a great result in all tests. This is however always considering the retail price . It naturally cannot compete with...86
By CNET Australia on May 31, 2013
Pricing is absolutely this phone's primary value proposition, but the essentials all seem to work, the hardware is sturdy and the camera is better than...67
By Pocket-lint on May 23, 2013
The Nokia Lumia 520 is a great little smartphone. It delivers what Nokia is known for, with good design and build quality, despite the affordable price point. A few hardware shortcuts have been made, knocking out the flash, front camera and...80
By TechSmart.co.za on May 22, 2013
Nokia’s entry-level Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 520, boasts some impressive spec bang, considering its affordable pricetag.In terms of design, the Lumia 520’s removable matte plastic back cover feels quite sturdy, but lacks the...-