Nokia Lumia 520 is a low end phone and enough for a regular usage, with 512 mb ram, windows operating system, micro sd card option(64 gb),1430 mAh battery ,8gb internal memory, dual core processor, Adreno 305 graphics.
Nokia Lumia 520 has a 4’ ips LCD screen with a resolution of 480*800 pixels and a pixel density of 233 ppi. The viewing angles are pretty good even if the smart is tilted to various angles. The auto brightness sensor adjusts the brightness to various light conditions. The sunlight legibility is poor due to the high reflectiveness of screen. The screen is having a scratch resistant glass with multitouch points. The sunlight contrast ratio is 1.161.The display is elegant with vivid colours and sharp text.
The design of nokia Lumia 520 is quite simple with three touch capacitive buttons as back, windows and search on the bottom of the display. Top of the display has the ear piece, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and nokia branding.teh rear end is occupied with 5mp autofocus camera, nokia branding and speaker grill. Bottom of the smart ahs the micro usb port for charging and data sinking. Right side of the smart ahs the volume rocker, power/sleep key and dedicated camera button. Top of the smart ahs the 3.5mm jack for headset, and on removing the back cover you can find slots for micro sim, micro SD card and 1430 battery. On the front side a microphone at the very bottom end exists. The rear end is of matt finish and gives grip in hand.
Nokia Lumia 520’s cinema graph gives the option to the end user to animate the recorded video .find your phone feature with options as ring-lock-locate. The battery saver option when enabled too gives the notifications of calls and messages. The touch screen can be enabled with the gloves or finger nails. Smart shoot gives a buffer of photos from which the end user can opt for the best shot. When you are on a tour and you want to show the amazing experience to your beloved, then panorama helps. Personal mix radio station to create your own music according to your tastes. Here maps are like the Google map which gives the route to the desired destination with directions.
The web browsing of the nokia Lumia 520 is quick, and the call quality too is fine. The daylight photos and videos captured by the 5mp camera are awesome with good detailing, best colours and contrast.teh low light photos and videos of the 5mp camera are quite noisy due to lack of flash. The speaker quality is fine, but at maximum volume it gives the crackling kind of sound.1080p videos are played without any issues.teh camera app has the options as scenes, iso ,exposure values, aspect ratio, white balance.teh video has the options as white balance,continous focus and video mode,bing vision,panorama,cinemagraph,smart shoot. Temple run 2,asphalt 7 heat,nfs not pursuit, assassins creed ,dreed vs. zombies, real football, jet car stunts, lets golf are playable smoothly with heavy graphics rendering.
Nokia Lumia 520 is of low budget smart with okayish kind of performance. A drawback as no front facing camera, battery power is low. Now it is your choice to purchase or not.