Nokia Lumia 520

  • Nokia Lumia 520
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Based on 84 scores, 187 reviews available
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    15
  • Good:
    50
  • Average:
    14
  • Bad:
    5

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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TopTenREVIEWS on

With a 4-inch screen, the Nokia Lumia 520 has the smallest screen among the latest Nokia touchscreen phones. The IPS LCD display has a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels and can be used with long fingernails or while wearing gloves. This Nokia smartphone...

By booredatwork.com on

The Nokia Lumia 520 onn AIO wireless, represents the perfect middle ground for aspiring smart phone buyers looking to purchase a device for a relatively cheap price tag. Coming in at $70.00 off contract, the 520 is packing with specs that blow other...

By PC Advisor on

A Windows Phone that costs less than 100 pounds, here's our Nokia Lumia 520 review . Lumia 520 review: design and build The Nokia Lumia 520 fits comfortably in the hands. Rounded corners and sides help you to easily operate it in a single hand. Even...

By Stuff.tv on 80

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 back...

By pocketables.com on 80

The Lumia 520 is very obviously a budget smartphone: a subpar camera, no LTE, and boring specs round out the device. There's a reason it costs only $59 off-contract, and it's because of what's missing – not what's there. At the same time, it runs...

By Engadget on 76

This phone just can't hold its own against the Lumia 620, and we don't think the modest savings are worth...

By PC Mag on 70

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...

By PC Advisor on

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 the two...

By TrustedReviews on 80

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.

By wpcentral.com on

Last week, AT&T also launched another Windows Phone, besides the much anticipated Lumia 1020—the Lumia 520. Sure, entry level devices aren't nearly as exciting as technology busting ones, but the Lumia 520 is AT&T's first GoPhone (month-to-month) and...

By fatducktech.com on

The Lumia 520 is cheap. Really, really cheap. That's usually a recipe for a cheap and nasty experience when it comes to tech, isn't it?It's been a while since I've used a Windows 8 phone as my day to day device, but then that's hardly surprising, as it's...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 80

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 could...

By PCAdvisor on 80

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.

By PC Advisor on 80

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 Windows Phone 8...

By letsgomobile.org/en on 80

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...

By techgeek.com.au on 90

A cheap entry-level smartphone that just works – with no performance hitches; and a cheap way to try...

By Phone Arena on

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...

By Phone Arena on

The Nokia Lumia 520 came and changed the Windows Phone landscape. Nokia somehow managed to make a 4-inch device packing a powerful dual-core chip and a 5-megapixel camera, that was also extremely affordable. It was the second time the company widened...

By Wired UK on 70

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 some of...

By wpcentral.com on

Windows Phone Central's review of the the Lumia 520, the cheapest Nokia Windows Phone yetThe Lumia 520 is a well-priced Windows Phone for an entry-level model. The option itself provides consumers an affordable Windows Phone that doesn't have a negative...