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By Hanleigh Daniels 22 May 2013

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Nokia aims to introduce the Windows Phone 8 smartphone experience to more users via its most affordable WP8 powered smartphone to date - the Lumia 520.
PROS
Excellent spec muscles to back up a very affordable pricetag; virtually all of the Windows Phone 8 apps run on it; runs the latest version of Windows Phone; sturdy build quality; supports large memory cards up to 64 GB in size; and plenty of connectivity
CONS
Overall performance is a bit laggy compared to Nokia's other Lumia devices; the rear-facing camera is not up to par with Espoo's usually excellent standards; screen is very reflective when used outdoors; and feels kind of cheap compared to the rest of the
VERDICT
This Nokia Lumia 520 opens up the Windows Phone 8 experience to a lot more users, making it easier for Nokia feature phone users to make the jump to smartphones.
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