Detailed specifications for the Nokia Lumia 521

    • Nokia Lumia 520 front
    64mm
    124mm
    9.9mm

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  • Essentials

    • Operating System
      • Software release: Windows Phone 8 
    • Size & weight
      • Height: 124 mm
      • Width: 64 mm
      • Thickness1: 9.9 mm
      • Weight: 124.5 g
    • Display
      • Display size: 4 ''
      • Display resolution: WVGA (800 x 480) 
      • Pixel density: 235 ppi
      • Display features: Brightness control, Orientation sensor
      • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch 
    • Memory
      • Mass memory: 8 GB
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • User data storage: In device, Memory card
    • Battery2
      • Battery capacity: 1430 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Maximum music playback time: 45 h
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Operating keys: Volume keys, Camera key, Power/Lock key
    • Sensors
      • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
    • Processor
      • CPU name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 
      • Number of cores: Dual core 
      • Clock rate: 1000 MHz
      • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4
  • Connectivity

    • Connectivity basics
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • Dual SIM: No 
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • Charging connectors: Micro-USB 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 
      • Wi-Fi hotspot: Up to 8 Wi-Fi-enabled devices 
    • Cellular connectivity3
      • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
  • Camera

    • Main camera
      • Main camera focus type: Auto focus with two-stage capture key 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
      • ZEISS optics: No 
      • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.4 
      • Camera focal length: 28 mm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
    • Video recording
      • Camera video frame rate: 30 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 4 x
      • Video recording features: Video zoom, Continuous autofocus, Video light
  • Video and Audio

    • Audio
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB, GSM FR
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
      • Radio features: Internet Radio 
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Progressive video download
  • Device security

    • Device security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code, Track and Protect via internet
      • Enterprise security features: Remote security policy enforcement 
      • Wi-Fi security modes: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, EAP-SIM, WPA-Personal
  • Environmental features

    • Environment
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Contains recycled metals, Free of nickel on the product surface
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Containing up to 60% recycled materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable
      • Energy efficiency: Automatic screen brightness adjustment, Battery saver feature, Energy efficient charger
      • Eco content and services: Available at Store, HERE Drive: route optimization, HERE Maps: pedestrian navigation
      • User guide: In-device user guide 
  • Accessibility

    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts, HAC (M3/T4), TTY support
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts, Voice recognition, Voice commands
      • Physical skills: Voice commands, Audio messages, Speakerphone, Voice recognition
  • Other services and features4

    • Tools and productivity
      • Personal information management features: Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Alarm clock, Phonebook, Family Room, Kid's Corner, OneNote, Social networks in Phonebook, Wallet
      • Sync type: Exchange ActiveSync 
      • Device management: OMA Client Provisioning v1.1, OMA Device Management v1.1.2, OMA Device Management v1.2
    • Call management
      • Call management features: Voice commands, Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Integrated hands-free speakers, Voice dial, Voice mail
      • Noise cancellation: Two microphone uplink noise cancellation 
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: One integrated phonebook 
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub, DirectX 11
    • Email
      • Email features: Viewing and editing of email attachments, Email attachments, Always up to date, Inbox filtering, Text-to-speech message reader, Conversational view on email
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, List of recently used numbers, Audio messaging, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Distribution lists for messaging, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Concatenated SMS for long messages, Integrated text messaging and chat, Text-to-speech message reader
    • Browser
      • Internet browser capabilities: Internet Explorer 10 
  • What's in the box

    • Contents
      • High Efficiency Charger AC-20
      • Nokia Battery BL-5J 1430mAh
      • Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD
      • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108
      • Printed material

The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Microsoft dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

1Volume thickness.

2Talk, standby and playback times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

3Actual data speeds will vary. Check with your network operator for details.

4Some services may be available only via downloading or dependent on the market. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or email features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.

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