Tech specs: Nokia Lumia 521

Learn about the key features and specifications of the Nokia Lumia 521.

 

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Key features

  • Windows Phone 8
  • 4” TFT screen
  • 800 x 480
  • 1 GHz dual-core processor
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 5 MP rear camera
  • 720p HD camcorder
  • 1430 mAh battery

 

Specs

 

Specs

  • Battery
    • Usage time:
      • 2G - 6 hours
      • 3G - 9 hours
    • Standby time:
      • 2G - 300 hours
      • 3G - 310 hours
    • Battery size/type:
      • 124mm x 64mm x 11.2mm

      • Weight: 124.5 grams

  • Keyboard
    • Touch screen with on-screen keyboard
  • Memory
    • 512 MB RAM, 8 GB ROM
    • Supports up to 32 GB MicroSD card
  • Network
    • 2G/3G/4G Capable

    • 850 MHz; 900 MHz; 1800 MHz; 1900 MHz

    • UMTS: Band II (1900); Band IV (1700/2100/AWS); Band V (850)

  • Operating System
    • Windows Phone 8
  • Processor
    • ARM7, Dual Core, 1GHz
  • System Manager (Carrier IQ)

    • No
  • Emergency Alerts (CMAS)
    • Yes
  • HD Voice Capable
    • No
  • VoLTE Capable
    • No
  • Anti-theft
    • No
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
  • Wi-Fi web browsing
  • Wi-Fi sharing
  • Wi-Fi Calling over IMS with software version 1030.6409.1316.0016
  • Bluetooth, Power Class 2, A2DP (stereo Bluetooth), T-Mobile Autopairing, HFP 1.5, AVRCP, PBAP, OPP
  • T-Mobile Video Calling: No
  • Advanced messaging: No

Web

  • Internet Explorer Mobile 10
  • HTML 5.0, XHTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • ECMAScript Edition 3

Camera

  • 5 MP
  • 4X digital zoom
  • Auto focus
  • Multiple shooting modes
  • Video recording (up to 720p)

Multimedia

  • Stereo audio (with headset)
  • Audio support: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MPEG4, WAV
  • Image support: GIF87A, GIF89A, PNG, PNG (with transparency)
  • Video support: 3GPP, H.263, H.264, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MP4, MOV, WMV, Streaming
  • HAC support: M3, T3