Nokia Lumia 520, the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device till date was recently launched in India with availability dates promised around the second week of April, but jumping ahead, it has now appeared on Snapdeal, one of the online marketplaces for phones in India. It is showing up as available for Rs. 10,390 with delivery slate as “dispatched within 15 business days” which is normal for any phone they sell. The low-mid end Windows Phone 8 device was initially set to launch globally in Q2, but, India being an important market and following the relatively good success of the Lumia 510, it seems to have been prioritized for India, which is great news for budget smartphone buyers.
The device comes with some decent specifications, like the 4 inch IPS display and good internals like the 1GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512 MB of RAM, making it better than its predecessor, the Lumia 510. here is a complete breakdown of the specs –
Nokia Lumia 520 Specifications
- 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) display
- 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor
- Windows Phone 8 OS
- 5MP Auto Focus camera with 720p HD video recording
- 9.9 mm thick and weighs 124g
- 512MB RAM, 8GB internal memory, up to 64GB expandable memory with microSD
- 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS / aGPS
- 1430mAh battery with up to 9.6 hours talk time and up to 360 hours standby
We had went hands on with the petite device at the Mobile World Congress event, you can read about the Lumia 520 hands on impressions here.