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 Stuff.tv on February 13, 2014
If it's Windows Phone on a budget you want, the Lumia 520 is it. Everything about this smartphone - screen, camera, battery life - is just about good enough to raise it above the usual cheap suspects. And with Nokia's ace apps and colourful...80
By Engadget on January 17, 2014
This phone just can't hold its own against the Lumia 620, and we don't think the modest savings are worth...76
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 PC Advisor on September 18, 2013
Apple has now launched a 'budget' smartphone that is bright and colourful and offers some, but not all of the functionality of its flagship phone. Nokia also has a smartphone that does the same thing, this is the Lumia 520, here is where we put...-
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 PC Advisor on July 17, 2013
With a price tag of around £140, it's not hard to see why the dual-core Windows Phone 8, Nokia Lumia 520 is so popular. The only real question is whether the phone is actually any good, or is it simply a cheap and ultimately unsatisfying...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 Phone Arena on June 28, 2013
The Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 bring the best out of Windows Phone 8 in an affordable package with a splash of color and fun. The Lumia 520 pushes the boundary down to the extremely affordable, while the Lumia 720 is more of a mid-range device...-