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The Nokia Lumia 521 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone exclusive to T-Mobile in the U.S. and features a 1GHz processor, a 5-megapixel camera with 720p video recording, and an extra-sensitive 4-inch WVGA touchscreen which can be used while wearing gloves.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 22, 2013
  • Price at launch: $29.99

Availability

  • Height: 4.88 inches
  • Width: 2.52 inches
  • Thickness: 0.39 inches
  • Weight: 0.27 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Red, Black, Blue, Yellow

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • PPI: 235
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Carriers: T-Mobile
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1700, 1900, 850
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 21.1 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 5.76 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes

Connectivity

  • Simultaneous Wi-Fi connections: 8

Modem

  • Clock speed: 1 GHz

Processor

  • RAM size: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal size: 8 GB
  • External: No
  • Max external size: 64 GB
  • External type: microSD

Storage

  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: None
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Windows Phone
  • Launch OS version: 8

Software

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 1430 mAh
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Nokia Battery BL-5J

Bundled accessories

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