Nokia Lumia 521
Top 70%9,054 points
Top 70%
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195 smartphones
3.73" - 4.2"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
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Nokia Lumia 521: 64 facts and highlights

1. battery power

1430mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
4402
0

2. total clock speed

2 x 1GHz
Vernee Apollo Lite: 10 x 2.7GHz
3573
0

3. pixel density

233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
2940
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
2478
0

5. megapixels

5MP
Nokia 808 Pureview: 41MP
2174
0

6. RAM

0.50GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
2130
0

7. resolution

480 x 800px
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 2560 x 3840px
1990
0

8. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Nokia Lumia 521
83% have it
1614
0

9. weight

124g
Microsoft Nokia 105 Dual SIM: 68.90g
1363
0

10. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Nokia Lumia 521
79% have it
1242
0

11. thickness

9.90mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.60mm
1179
0

12. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 521
44% have it
1166
0

13. internal storage

8GB
Huawei P10 Plus: 256GB
932
0

14. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 521
91% have it
794
0

15. download speed

21.10MBits/s
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 1024MBits/s
758
0

16. video recording

720 x 30fps
Gionee Elife E8: 2176 x 60fps
666
0

17. width

64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
595
0

18. height

124mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
524
0

19. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.40f
Oppo F3 Plus: 1.70f
483
0

20. Is a multi-user system

Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
68% have it
452
0

21. Bluetooth version

3
Asus Zenfone 3 Laser (ZC551KL): 4.20
401
0

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 4
391
0

23. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
75% have it
365
0

24. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
Apple iPhone SE 128GB: 14nm
360
0

25. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
86% have it
338
0

26. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
90% have it
328
0

27. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nokia Lumia 521
26% have it
291
0

28. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nokia Lumia 521
29% have it
270
0

29. upload

5.76MBits/s
Huawei Honor Magic: 300MBits/s
267
0

30. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
53% have it
236
0

31. volume

75.70cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.70cm³
214
0

32. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Nokia Lumia 521
35% have it
192
0

33. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
63% have it
173
0

34. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
61% have it
136
0

35. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
87% have it
136
0

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