Killer Deal: Nokia Lumia 520 Available For $39 In Amazon As Lumia 530’s Release Awaited

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By Pavithra Rathinavel | August 15, 2014 11:21 AM EST

Nokia Lumia 520, the budget-friendly smartphone from Microsoft, is now available at a discounted price. The reduction in price further corroborates the imminent release of the successor Nokia Lumia 530.

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The new Nokia Lumia 520 is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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Considered as one of the best inexpensive handsets, the Lumia 520 comes with a handy 4-inch IPS LCD display. This handset can now be purchased for only $39 from Amazon. The original price of this handset used to be $99. Hence this is a killer $60 reduction in price. Phone Arena advises interested readers to utilise this limited period offer from Amazon. 

As far as the specification goes, the 4.0-inch Nokia Lumia 520 is complimented by a 480 x 800 pixels screen resolution and 235 ppi pixel density. The handset is powered by a dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus) Krait processor, clocked at 1.0 GHz. In addition, the Lumia device houses 512 MB of RAM. The budget smartphone is 0.39-inch thick and weighs 124 g.

The Lumia 520 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone v8, which is upgradeable to the latest v8.1. Moreover, the device comes with 8 GB of internal storage and there is a microSD slot for expansion up to 64 GB. The Lumia 520 sports a good 5 MP rear-facing camera with no LED flash. Nevertheless, there is no front-facing camera unit at all. Also, the phone is backed by a good-enough Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery unit. The device provides 9.60 hours of 3G talk time and 360 hours of 3G stand-by time.

The smartphone comes equipped with Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi hotspot and microUSB support. Besides, the device supports micro-SIM type and dual-SIM mode. When it comes to colours, Nokia offers Lumia 520 in black, red, yellow, white, blue and cyan. However, not all colours are widely available.

Potential buyers should check out Amazon to avail this discount. It is worth noting that there is a free shipping option available with this deal. However, interested readers who would like to know the difference between the currently-available Lumia 520 and the upcoming Lumia 530 should check out - Lumia 530 vs. Lumia 520.

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The new Nokia Lumia 520 is pictured during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
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