T-Mobile announced that will start offering the Nokia Lumia 521 on May 22. The phone will go with the carrier’s new Simple Choice Plan and you will be able to buy it for just $29.99 down. The remaining value will be paid off with 24 monthly installments of $5, with total cost amounting to $150. If you do not want to wait that long, you can visit Microsoft Retail outlets or Walmart, where you will be able to purchase the Lumia 521 for $149.99 or $129.88 respectively, starting today. Since April 27, the handset is available on the Home Shopping Network where it is priced at $149.95 and bundled with a free screen protector and car charger.
Nokia Lumia 521 for T-Mobile
Exclusive to T-Mobile, the Nokia Lumia 521 is an entry-level affordable phone perfect for first-time users of Windows Phone 8 platform. The handset features a 4-inch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and is powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. In terms of memory, the device offers 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Nokia Lumia 521 is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera with auto focus and 720p HD video capture. The phone runs on T-Mobile’s HSPA network, however, it is not compatible with 4G LTE network. The device ships with Windows 8 Phone OS and is pre-loaded with Nokia apps such as Nokia Music, Cinemagraph, Creative Studio, Panorama, Smart Shoot and HERE Drive, Maps and Transit.