If you are looking for a not so complicated smartphone with just enough specifications then Nokia Lumia 520 is the best choice for you. You will find it very easy to use and it comes with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4,

This  smartphone  comes with a 5MP camera but it doesn’t have a flash. This phone gives you 8MB of storage, however you can expand it  furthur by using a microSD slot. This phone is quite thinner when compared to Lumia 620 but has a thickness almost similar to Lumia 720. This phone has a   4-inch IPS LCD with an 480×800 pixel resolution at 233ppi. Therefore  the picture clarity of the screen won’t be  that great when compared to other Lumia smartphones, but it not bad when compared with other smartphones found at the same price range.

You can find a small speaker on the bottom rear of the device, a headphone jack on the top and the standard microUSB on the bottom. This phone has an attractive monoblock casing and a polycarbonate body. On the right side of the phone you can find the sleep/wake button, camera shutter control and volume control buttons.

When you buy this phone you will get all the standard Windows Phone stuff, like Office, plus Nokia Music for free music and Nokia’s Here location apps. The best part is that this handset comes in five different colours like yellow, blue, red, black and white. You can easily access the battery and the SIM slot by just opening the back casing. It has a soft, matte-finish and you will definitely fell in love with the look. This phone weighs 124 grams, so you don’t feel it too heavy in your hands. Nokia Lumia 520’s 4 -inch screen is scratch resistant. The screen surface of Lumia 520 is quite  rough when compared to screens of the other Lumia devices.

The touch response of Nokia Lumia 520 is really great. You can comfortably use it with your finger nails or even when you wear gloves on your hands. When you click pics with this phone it will look very clear and sharp. But, the colour reproduction of the camera is not that great.

If you are looking for a budget smartphone for a price around Rs.10,000 that is not operating  on Android, then  Nokia Lumia 520 is a good choice for you.

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Yogitha, loves to write, on just about anything. Realising her passion not too late in life, she managed to complete her Masters in Communication from Women's Christian College, Chennai. Currently, she works as a Technical Writer with Cognizant. A complete 'sitcom buff'', her current must see list has 'The Big Bang Theory' right on top!

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