Nokia Lumia 521 on sale for $79.95 at Walmart and Amazon

Nokia Lumia 521 on sale for $79.95 at Walmart and Amazon
The entry level Nokia Lumia 521 has been one of the reasons why Windows Phone 8 has picked up some momentum in the second half of the year. The low-priced handset offers plenty of value for the price, and most every time it has been on sale at Walmart, T-Mobile or HSN, it has quickly sold out. The device is the T-Mobile branded version of the Nokia Lumia 520, which has actually played a bigger role than the Lumia 521 with strong sales performances in emerging markets.

The Nokia Lumia 521 is now on sale for $79.95 from Amazon and Walmart. That is the complete non-contract price which makes the phone a great idea for a holiday gift. Amazon only has a limited number in stock, so keep that in mind when deciding when and where to order from.

The Nokia Lumia 520/521 will soon be replaced on the low-end of the Lumia totem pole by the Nokia Lumia 525 which replaces the 512MB of RAM on the Lumia 520 with 1GB of RAM, while most of the other specs remain the same.


source: Walmart, Amazon via WMPoweruser

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16 Comments

15. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

after Microsoft takes over Nokia Devices and services next year. I think the MS Lumia 525 will be Microsoft's low end smart phone because it has the specs to run all of Windows phone 8's software except skipe because I do not think it has a front facing camera. That wont deter some folks from buying it. The 525's main weakness is that it does not have s rea flash for it's rear camera

13. Hassan420i

Posts: 24; Member since: Jun 23, 2013

can i unlock it to use other celluler SIM?

14. quyenqchau0813 unregistered

Only if you use their service for at least one month, and maybe there are some other requirements. I don't really remember everything, but T-Mobile is pretty easy on these stuffs, in contrast to other big carriers.

16. pradeepreddy

Posts: 65; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

if you plan to unlock don't buy 521, you need to have an a/c with t-mobile & atleast $50 in recharges. check below for other requirements support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-1588 also, if you plan to buy unlock code, the unlock code for 521 costs morethan $30(whereas 520 costs less than $10 though).

11. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

My profile picture says it all❕❕❕

10. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

What about an unlocked/international version? I've only seen the non-Tmobile ones for $150

8. veer.d

Posts: 89; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

is Lumia 520 variant support LTE in US

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1778; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Nope. It has HSPA+ though

7. hurrycanger

Posts: 1778; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

And there I paid $130 for it... XD

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Already bought one for my mother for her birthday/Christmas. Thank you Amazon!

5. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

Lumia 520/521 are selling very well in many countries. US: Best selling no-contract phones on Amazon, bestbuy, walmart. India: Best selling phone on flipkart, Amazon, snapdeal. China, UK: One of the best selling smartphone on Amazon.

4. wilsong17 unregistered

im going to buy to try window phone compare to my note 3

12. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

You will be dissappointed. I have lumia 520 to try wp8 and its an ok phone to use as a basic device. But the os cant hold a candle to android devices

3. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

This is a tempting buy even if I will only own it for a month. lol

2. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

That's a steal.

1. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

A nice follow up to very good low-priced device.

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