The phone has a 4 inch LCD screen with a WVGA resolution and a 235ppi pixel density. Powering the phone is a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8227 processor with the Adreno 305 GPU crunching graphics. 512MB of RAM is on board and there is 8GB of native storage inside that can be expanded by using the 64GB capacity microSD slot. The 5MP camera on back captures video in 720p at 30fps.
A variant of the model is going to be offered by T-Mobile as the Nokia Lumia 521. Additionally, the handset recently visited the FCC wearing bands that are compatible with AT&T's pipeline.