Nokia Lumia 521

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.

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

Basic Specs

Thickness 0.39 inches
Weight 0.27 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4 inches
Carriers T-Mobile
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version 8

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Tech Specs

Hardware
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
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (Y) 800 px
Resolution (X) 480 px
PPI 235
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
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
Modem
Simultaneous Wi-Fi connections 8
Processor
Clock speed 1 GHz
Memory
RAM size 512 MB
Storage
Internal size 8 GB
External No
Max external size 64 GB
External type microSD
Rear Camera
Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash None
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 720p
Video framerate 30
Software
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version 8
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh
Removable Yes
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories Nokia Battery BL-5J
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