Nokia Lumia 525 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Nokia Lumia 525 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Nokia Lumia 525 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Nokia Lumia 525 is a 2013 smartphone. It measures 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm and weighs 124 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 4" inches. The resolution is 480 x 800 and 233 ppi pixel density.

There is front camera with 0 MP. The main camera is Single with 5 MP.

It runs on Dual-core 1.0 GHz CPU with 8 GB, 1 GB RAM memory. The battery is 1430 mAh.

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Nokia Lumia 525 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Nokia Lumia 525

Release date

2013, November


119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm (4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)


124 g (4.37 oz)


Black, White, Yellow, Red


1430 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 336 h (2G) / Up to 336 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 17 h (2G) / Up to 10 h 40 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 48 h

Approximate price120 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

4" inc

Screen area

45.5 cm2

Screen format

5:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

480 x 800 px

PPI /points per inch/

233 PPI

Screen protection

Scratch-resistant glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, 1/4'', AF

Video 720p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

0 MP,



Operating system OS

Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradable to 8.1


- Qualcomm MSM8227

Processor CPU

- Dual-core 1.0 GHz

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 305

External memory

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

8 GB, 1 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 3865 (Rank 2000 of 2128)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Class B
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE/ aptX after WP8 Denim update
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.72 W/kg (head)     0.79 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM Radio
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Nokia. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Nokia may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Nokia Lumia 525 was around 120 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, November.
The weight of the Nokia Lumia 525 is 124 g.
The screen size of the Nokia Lumia 525 is 4" inches.
The size of the Nokia Lumia 525 is 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm (HxWxD).

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