Nokia has announced in Singapore that the OEM's new entry level model, the Nokia Lumia 525
, has launched in the country. The device replaces the wildly successful Nokia Lumia 520
and is priced at $249 Singapore Dollars ($198 USD). The specs of the Nokia Lumia 525 match those of the Lumia 520 except for a doubling of the amount of RAM on the new model to 1GB from 512MB. The Nokia Lumia 520 is the top selling Windows Phone 8 handset in the world
The Nokia Lumia 525 is being offered in glossy orange, yellow and white. A matte black is also being offered. The shells are exchangeable and add a level of customization not offered with the Nokia Lumia 520 and its twin, the T-Mobile branded Nokia Lumia 521.
After Singapore, the phone will continue its launch in Africa, the Middle East and in other Asia Pacific countries.