We reported yesterday that Nokia Lumia 520 is available for pre-order in India, and that it’s likely to go on sale in early April.Flipkart currently offers the smartphone for Rs 10,499 outright, which is about $195 or €150 and claims the Lumia 520 will start shipping in the second week of April.
The retailer also offers a free 8GB SanDisk microSD card to each customer who pre-orders the handset.
Today, another Indian retailer announced it offers a similar deal on Nokia Lumia 520. Infibeam has started taking pre-orders for the phone and gives away an 8GB microSD card to each customer who pre-purchases it.
The smartphone is available for the same price, Rs 10,499 ($195/€150), but Infibeam states that Nokia Lumia 520 will hit shelves on April 8.
It is also worth mentioning the smartphone is available only in white, red, black and yellow, so no cyan Lumia 520 from Infibeam for now. Check it out here.
The Lumia 520 is one of the cheapest Windows Phone 8 handsets launched by Nokia. The smartphone has quite a decent array of features which do not recommend it as a budget-friendly device, but a mid-range one.
It comes equipped with a dual-core processor clocked at 1GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics processing unit, 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD memory card.
Furthermore, Lumia 520 sports a 4-inch IPC LCD capacitive touchscreen display that supports 480 x 800 pixels resolution and features scratch-resistant glass coating.
On the back, the smartphone packs a 5-megapixel photo snapper with autofocus and HD (720p) video recording, but without LED flash. Lumia 520 doesn't have a secondary camera for video calls.
Last but not least, Nokia Lumia 520 is powered by a 1430 mAh Li-Ion battery, which should provide up to 360 hours of standby time or up to 15 hours of talk time (10 hours in 3G mode).