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

 

Specs

  • Battery
    • Usage time: 6-9 hours
    • Standby time: 300-310 hours
    • Battery size/type: 1430 mAh
  • Keyboard
    • Touch screen with on-screen keyboard
  • Memory
    • 512 MB RAM, 8 GB ROM
    • Supports up to 32 GB MicroSD card
  • Operating System
    • Windows Phone 8
  • Processor
    • ARM7, Dual Core, 1GHz

 

  • Anti-theft
    • No
  • Advanced messaging
    • No
  • Device Unlock App
    • No
  • Emergency Alerts (WEA)
    • Yes
  • SIM card
    • Micro
  • System Manager (Carrier IQ)
    • No
  • T-Mobile Video Calling
    • No

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
  • Wi-Fi web browsing
  • Wi-Fi Calling IMS
  • NFC

 

  • MicroUSB
  • Bluetooth® Power Class 2, A2DP (stereo Bluetooth), T-Mobile Autopairing, HFP 1.5, AVRCP, PBAP, OPP
  • Internet Explorer Mobile 10

Network

  • 3G / 4G (HSPA / UMTS / HSPA+)
    • Band II (1900); Band IV (1700/2100/AWS); Band V (850)
  • 2G (GSM, GPRS, and EDGE)
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900

 

  • HD Voice Capable
    • No
  • VoLTE Capable
    • No

Camera

  • 5 MP (rear facing)
  • 4X digital zoom

 

  • Auto focus
  • Video recording (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