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Nokia releases Lumia 520 at an affordable price

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lumia5201The new Nokia Lumia 520 smartphone will be available in Australian stores this month and will offer the latest Windows Phone 8 features at an affordable price.

Priced at $229 for the unlocked version or $179 for the Telstra version, the Nokia Lumia 520 has a 4-inch screen and a 1Ghz dual core Snapdragon processor.

It is just 9.9mm thick and weighs 124g.

The device is running the Windows Phone 8 operating system and also features free global mapping and navigation.

There’s also a 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and high definition 720p video recording at 30 frames per second.

The Nokia Lumia 520

On board the Nokia Lumia 520 is 8GB of internal memory, support for microSD cards up to 64GB along with 7GB of free SkyDrive cloud storage.

Users can also access the mobile version of the Microsoft Office suite of applications – Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word – on the go so all your documents are always at your fingertips.

The Nokia Lumia 520

The Nokia Lumia is the most affordable Windows 8 ever launched in Australia.

It will be available from leading retailers including Allphones, Dick Smith, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi for $229 for the unlocked version.

The affordable Nokia Lumia 520

Telstra stores and other retailers will also stock the $179 Telstra pre-paid version which will be locked to the Telstra network.

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