Nokia releases budget Lumia 525 smartphone
The Finnish Nokia, now owned by Microsoft, has started the sales of the budget-oriented Lumia 525 smartphone, which is now here to replace the aging Lumia 520 device.
Not surprisingly the Lumia 525 runs Windows Phone 8 and is now available in three colors – white, yellow and red. The device measures 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm and weighs 124 grams which isn’t that much given its specs – a 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal memory (buyers also get 7 GB of space in Nokia SkyDrive), a microSD card slot (up to 64 GB), a rear 5 MP camera with support for video shooting at 720p resolution and more such as 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, a microUSB 2.0 port, HSDPA and a 1430 mAh battery. The display of the Lumia 525 is 4 inches large and works at 800 x 480 pixels with 235 ppi offering Super Sensitive Touch Technology that allows you to command the phone even by using fingernails and gloves.
As to pricing the Nokia Lumia 525 can be yours for USD 200 in Singapore. The Finnish company will soon make this one available in Africa, the Middle East and Asia too.