• 4" (800x480) IPS LCD
  • 0.5GB
    Snapdragon S4 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP 1 Rear Camera
  • 1430 mAh

Specifications Highlights
ProductLumia 520 (Launched 2013-02-01), Price: 110 USD
Display4" 800x480 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
    • Snapdragon S4 SoC
    • 0.5GB RAM
    • 8GB Storage
    • MicroSD (64GB max.)
    Battery1430 mAh
    DesignIP Rating, 124g (4.4oz), 119.9x64x9.9 mm (4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches)
    Price (Market)$110
    TypeIPS LCD
    Diagonal (inches)4"
    Display/Body Ratio59.3%
    Sharpness (PPI)233 PPI
    • Multitouch
    Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
    Primary Camera
    Video Resolutions
    • 720p/30fps
    Battery Capacity (mAh)1430 mAh
    Battery Features
    • Removable
    Talk Time14 hours
    Music Playback Time61 hours
    Processor BrandQualcomm
    Processor NameSnapdragon S4
    Processor ModelMSM8227
    Processor # Cores2
    Main Processor Frequency (GHz) GHz
    RAM Options0.5GB
    Internal Storage Options8GB
    Memory Card TypeMicroSD
    Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
    Operating System + VersionWindows 8.1
    Modem Features
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    WiFi Speed
    • b
    • g
    • n
    WiFi Features
    • Hotspot
    Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
    Bluetooth Features
    • A2DP
    • BT LE
    Connector TypeMicro USB
    SAR US Head0.77 W/Kg
    SAR EU Head1.09 W/Kg
    Sim Card 0
    SIM TypeMicro SIM
    Audio Alerts
    • MP3
    • WAV
    Audio Features
    • Loudspeaker
    • 3.5mm Port
    • Phone Noise Cancellation
    • FM Radio
    Video Formats
    • MP4
    • WMV
    • H.264
    • H.263
    • Accelerometer
    • GPS
    • A-GPS
    • Light
    • Proximity

    Lumia 520 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    The last time we checked, the Lumia 520 was retailing at around $110 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
    No. the Lumia 520 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating.
    No, the Lumia 520 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.
    No, the Lumia 520 resolution of (800x480) is not considered to be 4K.
    No, the Lumia 520 is not capable of Wireless Charging.
    No, the Lumia 520 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
    No, the Lumia 520 is not a 4G handset.
    No, the Lumia 520 does not work on 5G NR networks.
    No, the Lumia 520 is not a USB-C phone.
    Yes, the Lumia 520 has a removable battery.

    Nokia Lumia 520 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

    Battery Capacity (mAh)

    Higher is better