Nokia Lumia 520 now in the Philippines for Php7,990

Nokia Lumia 520 now in the PH!
Nokia Lumia 520 now in the PH!

Most affordable Lumia yet now in the Philippines

Nokia Philippines announced over the weekend that their most affordable Windows Phone 8 device, the Nokia Lumia 520, is now available locally! Priced at just Php7,990, the Nokia Lumia 520 is targeted towards people who are thinking of exploring the Windows Phone 8 experience (switchers from iOS, Android, or BlackBerry) or first-time smartphone users. Here’s a quick rundown of the specifications of the Nokia Lumia 520 for your reference and appreciation:

Nokia Lumia 520 Spec Sheet

  • 1GHz Dual-core Snapdragon S4 Processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD
  • 4-inches IPS display, WVGA 800×480 pixels (~235ppi)
  • 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus
  • WiFi b/g/n, 3G connectivity, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS
  • 1,430mAh battery rating
  • Nokia HERE suite of apps pre-loaded
  • Windows Phone 8

The only downer really is that it doesn’t have a front-facing camera. Personally I think Nokia should have put in even a VGA one for video calls and “selfies”.

If you guys are interested to know what the Nokia Lumia 520 is all about, click here to read our initial review when we first saw the device back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Lastly, here’s the official Nokia Lumia 520 promotional video for your viewing pleasure! 🙂

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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