Nokia Lumia 521 back in stock at HSN

Nokia Lumia 521 back in stock at HSN
You might remember that late last month, the Home Shopping Network put the Nokia Lumia 521 up for sale. Priced at $149.95, the handset was priced off-contract and came bundled with a car charger (always a good accessory to have) and a screen protector. The 400 units that HSN had were sold out. As it turns out, Walmart and T-Mobile's pre-paid service also sold out of the phone quickly, once launched by both of them.

The low-end model is back in stock at HSN's online store for the same price of $149.95, which can be paid off in four equal installments of  $37.49, and shipping is free. Meanwhile, a video of the Nokia Lumia 521's visit to HSN has been uploaded to YouTube and with the HSN salesman calling it "the most anticipated phone about to hit the market," we'd say that a bit of hyperbole was employed here. This guy makes a dual-core processor sound like it is on the cutting edge of wireless technology!

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source: HSN, YouTube via WMPoweruser

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7 Comments

1. mousesports

Posts: 286; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Good joob Nokia !

7. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

no, a lumia without a flash is an epic fail. If kyocera can put a flash on my brother's $40 android phone, Why can't nokia fit a flash into their $150 phone?

2. wendygarett unregistered

I think I'm pass this time... Consider that there some negative reply about this device...

4. rantao333

Posts: 346; Member since: May 21, 2013

u cant be serious dude, samsung got tons of negative reviews but still sell like hot cake.

5. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

You will pass? Pigs would end up flying if you really bought a windows phone and kept on using it, given how you have been bashing them. Negative replies are just a cheap excuse. Complaints about hardware issues happen to all devices nowadays. My friend's Galaxy S3 camera module had issues within a week after he bought it on launch day and the whole camera module had to be changed; some guy in a local forum here, he bought a Lumia 920 and the screen just froze and crash after some days, and it ended up being a motherboard issue, and there were also other cases of dead pixels; Another friend of mine in Facebook. her iPhone's battery somehow expanded/bloated and leaked, even twisting teh device's aluminium frame itself and cracked the screen. She got a replacement unit. It's almost impossible to overcharge a battery nowadays, especially high end devices. My phones are USBed to a computer or sits on a wireless charging stand if im not using it and let it charge,m regardless of how much battery is left. I treated my old N8 like that and after almost 3 years the battery is still doing great. When everything is made in you-know-which-country, QC issues are bound to happen. Even if those unit wasnt made in China that doesnt mean it will not have QC issues. It's all down to luck sometimes.

6. pinkpanzer

Posts: 11; Member since: May 27, 2013

wendy probably got burned by the trollphobic coating on this phone. me? i wish i lived in the US, then i would buy a 521 for every member of my family.

3. xprimer

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

oh! Good news

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