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Lumia 630 over Lumia 520

5 reasons why the Lumia 630 is better than the Lumia 520

I’ve had the new Nokia Lumia 630 (dual SIM, international) for 24 hours now, tinkering with it here and there, learning what’s new and what’s good and bad about it. I pay a lot of attention to what people write in our comments and our forums to get a pulse on what you think about the latest...
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Love or loathe Windows Phone devices with 512 MB RAM?

We’ve seen this a lot here at Windows Phone Central - passionate debates in comments whenever a post mentions a game that can’t run on Windows Phone devices with 512MB RAM. We also know that Nokia Lumia 520 with that low amount of RAM became the sleeper hit for Nokia last year, and has been the...
Police officer avoids bullet thanks to the Windows Phone in his pocket

Police officer avoids bullet thanks to the Windows Phone in his pocket

Nokia’s handsets are known for being quite indestructible. There’s a certain level of lore that surrounds a Nokia phone and how nothing can dent it. Which is why we’re not too surprised that a Nokia Lumia 520 helped a police officer in Brazil avoid a bullet. An off-duty cop went to visit his...

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French Nokia Lumia 520 on Orange receiving Lumia Cyan update

French Nokia Lumia 520 on Orange receiving Lumia Cyan update

So far, the Lumia Cyan update has rolled out for the Lumia 625 and Lumia 925 across the globe, with only a few exceptions. The question for many is which phone model is next? Interestingly, the Lumia 520 on Orange in France is evidently the only Lumia 520 cleared for Lumia Cyan by a carrier....
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Microsoft: Over 12 million activations for Lumia 520

Microsoft finally offered up some concrete numbers on at least one Windows Phone device as the company revealed that the budget-themed Nokia Lumia 520 has so far registered over 12 million activations. While third party data had already strongly suggested that the Lumia 520, and its T-Mobile...
Lumia 630 benchmarks

Lumia 630 performance benchmarks rival older Lumia 1020

The Nokia Lumia 630 is starting to hit markets worldwide, and one thing that's worth noting is its processor. We'll be doing a full review of the 630 shortly, but let's just say the bump in hardware does go a long way. For our assessments we used the cross-platform Basemark OS II app ( Store...
Lumia 630 over Lumia 520

5 reasons why the Lumia 630 is better than the Lumia 520

I’ve had the new Nokia Lumia 630 (dual SIM, international) for 24 hours now, tinkering with it here and there, learning what’s new and what’s good and bad about it. I pay a lot of attention to what people write in our comments and our forums to get a pulse on what you think about the latest...
Nokia Lumia 520 for only $44.99 with no contract on Amazon

Nokia Lumia 520 for only $44.99 with no contract on Amazon

If you need a spare phone or if you're a developer looking to pick one for cheap, then you can't go wrong with the Nokia Lumia 520. Amazon has a lightning deal (only 4 hours) with the device, selling it for $44.99. That's pre-paid, no contract, meaning you owe nothing to AT&T.  For $45...
Lumia 520

Love or loathe Windows Phone devices with 512 MB RAM?

We’ve seen this a lot here at Windows Phone Central - passionate debates in comments whenever a post mentions a game that can’t run on Windows Phone devices with 512MB RAM. We also know that Nokia Lumia 520 with that low amount of RAM became the sleeper hit for Nokia last year, and has been the...
Police officer avoids bullet thanks to the Windows Phone in his pocket

Police officer avoids bullet thanks to the Windows Phone in his pocket

Nokia’s handsets are known for being quite indestructible. There’s a certain level of lore that surrounds a Nokia phone and how nothing can dent it. Which is why we’re not too surprised that a Nokia Lumia 520 helped a police officer in Brazil avoid a bullet. An off-duty cop went to visit his...
Windows Phone 8.1 on Lumia 520

Does Windows Phone 8.1 change your opinion on low storage devices?

The Windows Phone family includes a few devices that are rather impressive but lose some of their appeal due to lower storage space and RAM memory. Fortunately, most of these low storage Windows Phones have expansion card slots and with the release of Windows Phone 8.1 some relief is in sight...
Black update for Rogers Nokia Lumia 520 due March 10

Black update for Rogers Nokia Lumia 520 due March 10

Good news if you’re on Rogers and patiently waiting for the Lumia Black and Update 3 to hit your Lumia 520, as Rogers has refreshed their support page with a due date: Monday, March 10. The Lumia Black and Update 3 OS refresh bring all sorts of new features to existing Lumia owners, including...
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Nokia grabs multiple awards at MWC, including 'Best Low-cost Smartphone'

GSMA today unveiled winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, held at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The ceremony itself was hosted by British actor and comedian James Corden. It's news to us all as Nokia came away with multiple awards. With the company announcing a new...

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