Review and ratings for the Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia Lumia 520
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Average user rating 4.1/5 out of 583 reviews
80.79% of users recommend this product
  • Great budget smartphone

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    Apart from the battery not lasting even a day sometimes, it's a great little budget smartphone. Perfect for a first-time smartphone buyer or a child. Camera is decent and the screen is very sharp and bright. Also its very tough. I've dropped this phone a bunch of times without a case with only slight corner damage but the phone still works perfectly fine. Overall, I'm very impressed.

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  • L520 is a great phone

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    I love this phone, I couldn't buy a better one for this price

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  • Easy to use

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    My first 'phone of this type - intuitive and easy to use - quick enough for me - reasonable battery life - good value for money device - great!

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  • An awesome life companion.

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    Complete with MS Word and Excel, I can do important work any time, any where. Combine this with an attractive design, great apps and a very good camera and BAM! You have the Lumia 520. The personalisable element to the phone makes it more fun to use and there is no lag, even when asking some pretty demanding tasks from it. There are some very useful features to the Lumia 520, and Cortana really makes my day.

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  • Brilliant by comparison

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    As a disabled person a mobile is essential and moving from a Samsung Ace to my 520 was one of the best things I have done. It is easy to use and has all that anyone in my position needs from games to apps to using the camera.

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  • Poor product that doesn't last a month without encountering a problem.

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    Where to start? My power button has broken, so I can't do a hard reset, turn it off and on using the intended button (I have to use the camera button and wait for the screen to time out) and have to shut it down by taking the battery out. It regularly crashes, closing my windows and not saving files. My internet history is apparently non-existent. My apps are closed in the middle of use. The screen randomly blacks out. Settings hard to find and use, updates nearly impossible what with the tiny storage space. The cherry on the cake - my phone will now not reboot, so I am stuck without a contact device! Bravo, Nokia. Would absolutely not recommend, and cannot wait to get a new phone.

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  • its a good handy phone

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    it is perfect for my college life with the Microsoft office and, for my music as well. I would recommend this to many people.

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  • Brilliant phone - I can't imagine life without it!

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    My Lumia has become an essential part of my life - it's so easy to use for everything: personal, business - the lot! For me it's now indispensible for staying on top of emails, keeping up with social media, messaging, ebook reading, sat-nav ..... The list goes on.

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  • Easy to use Smartphone

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    As a newcomer to Smartphones I found this very easy to use from the start. For me the best feature was the Calendar on a live tile on the start screen.

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  • What a phone!

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    2 years on and still works like a charm. At the time it got everything right - fresh design, great price and good specs for the price. It's the phone that made me love the windows phone platform. Screen sensitivity was a big bonus for me. It runs out of memory sometimes but it still runs smoothly and can keep up with whatever I throw at it. Amazing phone that really surprised me! Plus, there are loads of options for customisation, personalisation and accessories. Top notch phone on an ever improving platform for a really good price.

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  • Not expensive but works very well. Overall very pleased with it.

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    Easy to use. Really good battery life. Lots of downloads to try out and even most of the free ones are worth having.

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  • love this phone so easy to use.

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    I love this phone would not use any other phone its that good I've bought my son one for his first phone cause its easy to use .

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  • Excellent

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    A great phone that is easy, and simple to use but with amazing features. The new denim update has made the phone even better although the small 1400mah battery could be better... The camera is good and there are thousands of apps on the store. Overall. 8.5 out of 10

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  • Amazing Camera

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    This phone has a wonderfull camera that can take beautiful senic shots the battery life is also fantastic and last hours longer then my previous phone. The phone also has a great app store with all of the current apps and the popular social media applications .

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  • This product has set up, so it is easy too find apps and games.

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    I think the product is really easy too you use, it is simple too find games. Installing and uninstalling games are quick and simple. I would recommend this product to other people with positive reviews.

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  • this product

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    I love the nokia Lumia 520 its looks smart, it has loud volume, its easy to use, and it has lots of storage space. However I think this phone will be much better with play store, play store has lots of grate games witch you can't have on the store that's on this phone.

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  • it is just like my close friend

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    Yes, lumia 520 is my close friend.The camera is fantastic.the photos are like alive.its perfectly navigating me if i lost sonewhere .lumia giving me notifications in the lock screen.this is the first time I'm using a Windows Phone. It is a great experience for me. Easy to use also. I love my friend lumia520.

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  • really great phone for this sort of money

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    Lots of features can do most tasks really fast.

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  • this phone has everything you want on it great :)

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    I love this phone its so easy to use :)

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  • best phone ever

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    Best phone ever lots of battery life,great apps and easy to use out and about or inside relaxing,I love this phone and I always will because its awsome and its my favorite.

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