• 4" (800x480) IPS LCD
  • 0.5GB
    Snapdragon S4 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1430 mAh
Specifications Highlights
ProductLumia 520 (2013), Price: 110 USD
Display4" 800x480 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 0-MP
  • 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
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)No 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)

Is the Nokia Lumia 520 waterproof?

No. the Lumia 520 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Lumia 520 Dual-SIM?

No, the Lumia 520 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Lumia 520 4K?

No, the Lumia 520 800x480 display resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Lumia 520 have Wireless Charging?

No, the Lumia 520 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does the Lumia 520 support 4G wireless?

No, the Lumia 520 is not a 4G smartphone.

Does the Lumia 520 operates on 5G wireless?

No, the Lumia 520 does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Lumia 520 USB-C?

No, the Lumia 520 does not have a USB C port.

If the battery of the Lumia 520 removable?

Yes, the Lumia 520 has a removable battery.

Nokia Lumia 520 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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