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Nokia Lumia 520 (AT&T Go Phone) No Annual Contract (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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- Mobile Operating System: Windows Phone 8
- Carrier: AT&T
- Color: Not Available
- Touch Screen: Yes
- Built-in Digital Camera: Yes
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A more personal experience
With Windows Phone 8, you can pin playlists, HERE routes, Web pages, and documents directly to the Start screen as Live Tiles to access your favorite things quickly. Add apps to your Live Tiles and resize them to suit your tastes. Microsoft Office is also built into your phone and easily synced with your laptop.
The Nokia Lumia 520 GoPhone gives you experiences available only on a Lumia in a fun, affordable package. Innovations include the Windows Phone 8 operating system, a superior camera, and a super-sensitive 4 inch touchscreen that you can use even with long fingernails or gloves.
Capture and relive great moments
Create breathtaking images with Nokia digital camera lenses. Add motion to your pictures with Cinemagraph. Create a perfect group shot with Smart Shoot. Capture super-wide-angled pictures to take in more of the scene
Windows Phone features
Introducing Windows Phone 8.1. See all of your chats, social updates and settings in the all-new Action Center. Personalize your start screen with your own background photo and watch your Live Tiles come to life in real-time. And the Word Flow keyboard anticipates every word you write, speeding up your conversations with friends.
MixRadio. The tunes you love, for free.
MixRadio fills your day with free music. Choose from over 150 mixes or generate your own playlists. Take your favorite mixes offline and listen when you’re not connected. Share them with friends through your social networks, email or via SMS. (Data transfer charges may apply. Check with your provider.)
Super-sensitive screen. Keep the gloves on.
The 4-inch touchscreen on the Nokia Lumia 520 is so sensitive that you can even use it when wearing gloves or with your fingernails. So typing, chatting and surfing are easier and more convenient than ever.
Free HERE Maps. Destinations uncovered.
Discover hidden gems. Just type in your destination and HERE Maps will get you there quickly. If you’re driving, HERE Drive gives you turn by turn directions. And if you need to get across town on public transport, HERE Transit plots your quickest route, including departure times and walking distances. (HERE Drive on the Lumia 521 offers free drive navigation for a single country or region. Additional service upgrade can be purchased through the app.)
Exclusive digital lenses. Add magic to your photos.
The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with digital lenses built in – exclusive to Nokia and guaranteed to wow your friends. Add motion to your images with Cinemagraph. Take multiple photos with a single click using Smart Shoot, and edit effortlessly to make the perfect shot.
Intuitive Touch Screen Interfa
Full touch-screen display and Widget tool bar keep your favorites close at hand.
Access full HTML-based Web sites and services so you can surf, search, and shop on the Internet.
GPS-enabled for use with maps, search, and other location-aware services.
Windows Phone 8
The smartphone reinvented around you.
|Battery**||Maximum talk time (2G): 17.4 h; (3G:9.7h)||Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 7.3 h||Replaceable battery: Yes|
|Memory||RAM: 512 MB||Maximum memory card size: 64 GB||Free cloud storage***: 18 GB|
|Main camera||Main camera: 5.0 MP||Camera digital zoom: 4 x||Camera features: Active toolbar, Auto and manual exposure, Auto and manual white balance, Automatic photo upload to web services, Full resolution photo and video upload, Full screen viewfinder, Geotagging, Landscape orientation, Touch focus|
|Video recording||Main camera video resolution: 720p (HD, 1280 x 720)||Camera video zoom: 4 x||Video recording features: Video zoom, Continuous autofocus, Lumia Video Trimmer app|
|Disclaimers||*AC-16U (only for Cricket Wireless)||**Talk, standby and playback times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.||*** 15 GB + 3 GB for backing up camera roll on OneDrive for new users|
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|Screen Size||4 in||4.5 in||5 in||8 in||4 in||4.5 in|
|Item Dimensions||2.52 x 4.72 x 0.39 in||0.39 x 2.51 x 4.72 in||0.35 x 3.2 x 6.21 in||0.4 x 2.5 x 4.9 in||0.46 x 2.45 x 4.71 in||0.39 x 2.51 x 4.72 in|
|Item Weight||1 lb||4.73 ounces||5.11 ounces||4.4 ounces||4.55 ounces||0.99 lb|
Nokia Lumia 520 GoPhone (AT&T)
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The Lumia 520 ships with Windows Phone 8.0 and is now eligible for a free "Over the Air" (OTA) update to Windows Pone OS 8.1. For best results: Step 1. Your phone notifies you when an update is available for you. You can also check for updates, just tap Settings > Phone Update. Tip! Use a Wi-Fi network to download the update and avoid mobile data transmission costs. Before starting the update, connect to a charger or make sure your phone has enough battery power (at least 50%). You might also need to make enough space on your phone for the update (1.5GB free phone memory is recommended). To check for available free space, go to Settings > storage check (storage sense). Step 2. To view and to install the updates, tap the notification message, and follow the instructions shown on your phone. You can install the update immediately, or postpone the update to a more convenient time. Step 3. The update should take around 15-30 minutes, but a major update could take up to 2 hours to complete depending on your phone model. You are not able to use your phone during the update installation. Follow all the update prompts, and do not worry if your phone restarts several times during the process, that is completely normal. Additional app updates from the Store could be needed to fully enable new features for your phone. You will get the app update notification on the Store app shortly after the software update
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It performs great! I've owned a Lumia 920, HTC 8x, Lumia 822, and a few older WP7 devices. This, just like any other Windows Phone, feels smooth and fluid throughout. Sometimes when a larger operation (filtering a photo, opening a big app) takes place, you will notice a "Resuming..." screen for a split second. Otherwise, it's every bit as smooth as any other Windows Phone. You can't really say that about an Android device at this price point.
1) Price! This phone can be used as a daily driver, backup phone, "I dropped my other phone in the toilet and I'm not due for an upgrade" phone, or even just a device you use with WiFi only.
2) The software library for Windows Phone is getting there. It still doesn't have Instagram, but it has everything else you could really want.
3) Comcast Xfinity remote lets me control my TV/DVR with this thing. It's like I got an amazing touch screen smart remote for free.
4) First-party Xbox apps. Xbox Smartglass lets you use this as a makeshift Xbox 360 controller. Xbox Live lets you keep track of anything like achievements, recently played, your avatar, etc.
5) Nokia Music lets you stream lots of music. FOR FREE!
6) Nokia HERE (Maps, Drive) are awesome! You can download GPS maps for offline use. Use it in the car for turn-by-turn directions, or use it while you're out and about for mapping. If this was the only feature this device had, it would be worth the MSRP!
7) You can swap the cover! If you get tired of the plain black color on this device, you can easily buy a colored variant from Nokia and just swap it out. The yellow one looks amazing!
1) There's no Front Facing Camera, so video calls are out.
2) It only has 512MB of RAM, which limits some apps. I've noticed very few that haven't been able to install, and none of them are deal-breakers.
3) The camera is 5MP, has no flash, and rather poor. But - it's still comparable or better than any Android device I've tested at this price point.
4) The display isn't the best, but what can you expect for the price? It's crisp and readable at WVGA resolution, and the nature of Windows Phone really makes up for any other shortcomings the display may have. The colors are pretty good, considering it's an IPS panel.
Note: I purchased this device directly from AT&T at full MSRP + sales tax. Any of my comments are based on that price point, which is definitely the upper limit you will see for this device. This phone is already listed cheaper here on Amazon just 3 days after it was released.
This phone (retail packaging from AT&T) DOES come with a USB cable. I previously stated that it did not, which is incorrect.
1. Out of the box, insert battery, power it up, and go to Settings.
2. Set "Airplane Mode".
3. Power off, remove battery, insert the provided GoPhone SIM.
- The SIM is essential for downloading Nokia Here Maps, which are GREAT.
4. Go to Settings, turn on WiFi mode. Don't turn off Airplane Mode! Leave it the way you set it in step 2.
- Airplane Mode keeps the phone from searching for a cellular carrier and forcing you to activate the phone.
5. There are some advantages to having a Microsoft Outlook free email account. Go to outlook <dot> com and get a free account if you don't already have one.
6. Go to Settings and add some Accounts:
- Microsoft (your new or existing Outlook account).
- Nokia (for free and purchased apps from the Store).
- Google, FaceBook, Yahoo! Mail, Twitter, LinkedIn, IBM Notes Traveler, and generic POP and IMAP accounts are your other choices.
7. While in Settings use the "left arrow" a permanent below-the-screen left arrow to move back to the main Settings menu and set Brightness to High with no automatic control. This works best except in dim settings like on an airplane with lights out, where I use Low for Kindle reading.
8. On the same first page of Settings, scroll down to Phone Update and check for system updates. You should already have the "Black" update set, 8.1 will come out in a couple of months. Check about once a week.
9. Apps will update too, a number will appear on the Live Tile for Store. Sometimes important updates like FaceBook are announced but the Store won't auto update right away - you can force an update by searching for that app, then clicking on it, and clicking manually on the update bar that appears.
10. Download these apps (my favorites, YMMV):
- WhatsApp, Line, Viber. Or your favorite message/free phone call solution.
- Most of these require an active phone number to work. If you use your other phone's number, that will erase your account on that other phone, when you use the text supplied PIN to activate on the Lumia 520. That might change someday, but for now linkage to phone numbers is a limitation.
- Skype. Works REALLY well on the Lumia 520.
- Kindle. Works so-so. I read a couple of books inflight so it isn't screen sharpness that is the problem. The problem is a little Amazon software funkiness that occasionally cuts off a line or two of text between pages. To fix, rotate from book orientation to landscape to read your text then rotate back. The rotation seems to fix the problem.
- Facebook. Fine for consumption, not so fine for editing your posts or comments. Much improved over last year.
- Facebook MESSENGER. Yes, it is a separate app, and more and more people use it, is a good substitutes for WhatsApp, Line, Viber, and Facebook doesn't care how many devices you have it on. A mature product on Lumia 520. Be sure to pay attention to the little delta wing that rats out your location - default is on, so you WILL be tracked by friends and frenemies. Well tracked when you answer a message.
11. From the home screen - press the Home soft button on the bottom of the screen - flick the screen to the left to see the list of apps, all the apps, and open HERE Maps.
- Choose your state and download your map.
- Going to Dublin? etc? download that map. The maps don't take up a lot of space.
- Yes, GPS works without cellular service, so long as you downloaded the map. Remember, the maps won't download if you didn't put your SIM card in (you can remove it later, but why bother?).
12. Some good exercise apps that work well with the LOUD speaker on this tiny phone:
- 7 Minute Scientific.
13. For music:
- Because it has the necessary licenses from MicroSoft, 64gb and even 128gb micro SD's fit and work fine. I use a 64gb to hold almost all my music.
- It will play current iTunes tracks fine (everything except the early DRM digital rights management copy protected tunes), mp3. it will not play Ogg Vorbis.
- The player is called Music & Videos and comes stock; until updates, it might appear as Nokia Music or as xBox, Nokia Mix Radio is a separate app which provides free streaming music from Nokia. Very cool!
REMEMBER, all this is WITHOUT cellular phone service!
You have a camera, music player, GPS unit, e-reader, and minimalist web browser, all in a $60 or so package! And the option of using it to back up your AT&T and AT&T driven phone service, if you need it.
1. Due to the 512mb memory limitation, app switching is painfully slow. NOT unusably slow, but by modern standards PITA slow.
2. A few games and rare apps won't run in a 512mb footprint. Before you go ballistic on this memory limitation, keep in mind the iPad 2 and original Mini are both 512mb. Like Apple, though, MicroSoft uses compiled code for its apps - more efficient - than Android, which "compiles code" on the fly via an interpreter - hence Android needs faster processors and more RAM (but in current editions and with modern hardware, Android is plenty fast).
3. This is DVD resolution, not HD. It is 800x480, not one of the higher resolutions. The type looks crisp, not pixelated, but you don't get as much information per screen on websites or Kindle, and the screen - for resolution AND quality reasons - isn't good for serious video watching.
4. No front camera. This is a BIGGIE for many selfie fans. On the rear, no FLASH but the camera DOES autofocus. I don't like flash, I prefer natural light even if the picture goes grainy etc. so I'm ok with this.
1. The battery life is absolutely incredible, with cellular radio turned off via the Airplane Mode switch.
2. Nokia continues to roll out major software updates for this amazing little helper - even Win Phone 8.1 is coming to the 520, which means being able to run apps from the uSD card and, finally, being able to set ringer and music volumes separately (saves ears, that).
So I've found plenty of uses for my Lumia 520, even if it isn't good for travel or TMob. I wish it were unlocked, and would have paid more for an unlocked one from Nokia (if they sold unlocked phones direct, like Google and Motorola and Apple do), but my buyer's mistake hasn't turned into buyer's remorse.
You will be blown away by the design, looks, and quality of this little bargain.
Frankly, I haven't told her about it yet but, after updating the firmware and the GPS maps, I'm mightily impressed and reasonably certain she'll find it a snap to use. I'm a Linux desktop user and left Windows behind years ago but the integration of Windows 8.1 into this thing is impressive. The more I use it the more impressed I am! My Consumer Cellular plan doesn't include data but I can cruise the internet free via wireless (plenty of hotspots around). After downloading the GPS maps I can use them off-line, a plus for me. My wife's SUV has a Garmin 7" GPS that she would never part with and I needed one for my old Chevy. The 520 will do nicely.
The bottom-line: If you're an old coot like me I believe you'll love the 520 and, for only $29.95, it's a steal!
Addendum on December 27: When the Lumia 520 went on further sale a couple days ago I grabbed another one. At $19.95 it's an ourageous steal! Even if I don't put it into phone service it'll make a terrific little GPS, pocket photo album, music album and quick-camera.