Nokia Lumia 525 Specs Unveiled: Windows Phone on a Budget

Nokia Lumia 525 Specs Unveiled: Windows Phone on a Budget

NokiaLumia525

Nokia has quietly rolled out its successor to the Lumia 520– the long-rumored Lumia 525. The newest addition to the Windows Phone family is nearly identical to its predecessor, except it comes with more system memory.

Like it’s budget-minded older sibling, the Lumia 525 features a 5-megapixel rear camera with no flash, a 4-inch WVGA display, 8GB of storage space and a dual-core 1-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. The 525, however, comes with 1GB of RAM compared to the Lumia 520’s 512MB of RAM, which became problematic for some apps that required at least 1GB of memory to run.

MORE: Best Smartphones 2013

The Lumia 525 will ship in Nokia’s signature array of vibrant colors, including black, white, orange and yellow. Users also have the option to swap out the removable back shell for a different shade.

The Finnish smartphone maker hasn’t announced widespread availability for the Lumia 525 just yet, but it will be launching in select countries in Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. According to The Verge, the Lumia 525 will hit Singapore initially on Dec. 14 for the equivalent of $199.

The Lumia 525 is Nokia’s follow-up to the world’s most popular Windows Phone handset. A recent report from AdDuplex indicates that the 520 accounts for 26.5 percent of active Windows Phone devices around the world.

AUTHOR BIO
Lisa Eadicicco
Lisa Eadicicco
Lisa has been reporting on all things mobile for Laptopmag.com since early 2013. When she’s not reviewing gadgets, she’s usually browsing patent databases or interviewing experts to track down the hottest tech trends before they even happen. Lisa holds a B.A. in Journalism from SUNY Purchase and has contributed to The International Business Times, The New York Daily News and Guitar World Magazine.
Lisa Eadicicco on
Twitter Google+
LEAVE A REPLY
Name*
Email* (will not be published)
Website
*Indicates required field
Comments*
Submit Comments

FIND A REVIEW
Laptops
All Product Types Accessories Cars Digital Camcorders Digital Cameras eReaders GPS Laptops MP3 & Video Players Projectors Smartphones Software Storage Tablets / MIDs VoIP Wi-Fi
All Subcategories
All Subcategories All-Purpose Budget Business Desktop Replacement Gaming Multimedia Netbook Nettop Rugged Student Tablet PCs Ultraportable
Brand
Acer Alienware Apple Archos ASUS Averatec BenQ CTL Corp. Dell Digital Storm eMachines Emtec Everex Fujitsu GammaTech Gateway General Dynamics Getac Gigabyte Hercules HP HTC iBuyPower Intel Lenovo MSI Nokia Nvidia OCZ OLPC OQO Origin Panasonic Sager Samsung Sony Sylvania Systemax TabletKiosk Toshiba Verizon Viewsonic Viliv VooDoo Workhorse PC ZT Systems
Minimum Rating
Any Rating Editor's Choice 4.5 Stars 4.0 Stars 3.5 Stars 3.0 Stars
Screen Size
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 4 5 6 7 8 9
Resolution
1024x576 1024x600 1024x768 1200X800 1280 x 720 1280x1024 1280x768 1280x800 1366x678 1366x768 1440x1050 1440x900 1600x768 1600x900 1680x1050 1680x945 1920x1080 1920x1200 800x400 800x480
Weight Range
10.1 - 12.0 pounds 12.1 - 14.0 pounds 14.1 - 16.0 pounds 2 lbs 2 pounds and under 2+ lbs 2.1 - 4.0 pounds 4.1 - 6.0 pounds 6.1 - 8.0 pounds 8.1 - 10.0 pounds Over 16 pounds Under 2 pounds
more options
SUBSCRIBE