Detailed specifications for the Nokia Lumia 525

  • At a glance
      • Nokia Lumia 525 front
        64mm
      • Nokia Lumia 525 side
        119.9mm
        9.9mm
      • Main camera: 5MP
      • Display size: 4''
      • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch
      • RAM: 1 GB
      • Internal mass memory: 8GB
      • Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4
      • Navigation features and services: HERE Drive;HERE Maps;HERE Transit
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  • Essentials1
    • Size & weight
      • Length: 119.9 mm
      • Width: 64 mm
      • Thickness: 9.9 mm
      • Weight: 124 g
    • Operating System
      • Software release: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan 
    • Processor
      • CPU name: Snapdragon™ S4 
      • Number of cores: Dual core 
      • CPU clock rate: 1000 MHz
    • Display
      • Display size: 4 ''
      • Display resolution: WVGA (800 x 480) 
      • Display colours: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
      • Display features: Brightness control, Orientation sensor, Lumia Color profile
      • Pixel density: 235 ppi
      • Display technology: IPS LCD 
      • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch 
    • Memory
      • User data storage: In device, Memory card, OneDrive cloud storage
      • RAM: 1 GB 
      • Internal mass memory2: 8 GB
      • Expandable memory card - maximum size: 64 GB
      • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
      • Free cloud storage size: 15 GB
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Dedicated hardware key: Volume Keys, Camera Key, Power/Lock key
    • Sensors
      • Sensors: Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
    • Battery3
      • Battery: BL-5J 
      • Battery capacity: 1430 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
      • Replaceable battery: Yes 
      • Maximum standby time: 14 days
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 16.9 h
      • Maximum talk time (3G): 10.6 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 48 h
      • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 7.5 h
      • Maximum video playback time: 5.9 h
    • Design
      • Design details: Non-removable shell 
      • Other user interface features: Vibrating alerts, Voice Commands, Word flow keyboard
  • Connectivity
    • Connectivity basics
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • Charging connectors: Micro-USB 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 
      • Bluetooth profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.4, General Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) 1.2, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.1, Serial Port profile (SPP), Service Discovery Application Profile (SDAP)
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 
      • Wi-Fi hotspot: Up to 8 Wi-Fi-enabled devices 
    • Local sharing
      • Peer-to-peer sharing: Lumia Storyteller, PhotoBeamer, Play To DLNA app
    • Cellular connectivity4
      • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • WCDMA network: Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 8 (900 MHz)
      • WCDMA max data speed DL: 21.1 Mbps (Cat 14) 
      • WCDMA max data speed UL: 5.76 Mbps (Cat 6) 
  • Maps and navigation
    • GPS and navigation5
      • Location technologies: A-GLONASS, A-GPS, Cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning
      • Maps: Free maps, Offline maps, Online and offline favourites, Pin places to Start screen, Real-time traffic information, Reveal the surrounding places, Turn-by-turn walk directions, Venue maps - shopping and transport centers
      • Drive: Favorite destinations, Free regional voice guided turn-by-turn drive navigation, Live traffic information, Speed limit warnings
    • Navigation apps
      • Navigation features and services: HERE Drive, HERE Maps, HERE Transit
  • Camera
    • Main camera
      • Main camera: 5 MP
      • Camera Focus Type: Auto focus with two-stage capture key 
      • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
      • Sensor size: 1/4 inch 
      • Camera F number/aperture: f/2.4 
      • Camera focal length: 28 mm
      • Camera features: Active toolbar, Auto and Manual Exposure, Auto and Manual White Balance, Automatic photo upload to web services, Full resolution photo and video upload, Full Screen Viewfinder, Geotagging, Landscape orientation, Touch Focus
      • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
    • Video recording
      • Main camera video resolution: 720p (HD, 1280 x 720) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 30 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 4 x
      • Video recording features: Video zoom, Continuous autofocus
      • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264 
    • Photography apps
      • Camera apps: Bing vision, Lumia Cinemagraph, Lumia Panorama, Nokia Smart Camera
  • Video and Audio
    • Audio
      • Audio playback file formats: 3G2, 3GP, AAC, AMR, ASF, M4A, MP3, MP4, WMA
      • Audio playback codecs: AAC LC, AMR-NB, GSM FR, HE-AAC, HE-AACv2, MP3, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9
      • Audio recording codecs: AAC LC, AMR-NB, GSM FR
      • DRM support: PlayReady 
      • Audio playback features: Album graphics display in Music player, Audio Streaming, Cloud music offline playback, Cloud music playback, Media Player, Music player, Podcasts
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording features: Mono 
      • Radio features: Internet Radio, FM Radio
    • Video playback
      • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps
      • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, VC-1, Windows video
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Progressive video download, Video Upload app
    • Music apps
      • Music apps: MixRadio 
  • Device security
    • Device security
      • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code, Device lock passcode, Track and Protect via internet, Application certification, Application sandboxing, Backup and restore via Internet, Browser integrated anti-phishing, Remote device lock via Internet, Remote device wipe via Internet, Secure boot
      • Enterprise security features: Hardware accelerated device encryption, Remote security policy enforcement
      • Supported security standards: TLS v1.0, TLS v1.1, TLS v1.2, SSL v3.0, Suite B ciphers
      • WLAN Security: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, EAP-SIM, WPA-Personal
  • Environmental features
    • Environment
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Contains recycled metals, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in NSL
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Containing up to 75% recycled materials, Virgin woodfibres up to 40% certified
      • Energy efficiency: Automatic screen brightness adjustment, Battery saver feature, Energy efficient charger
      • Product recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • Eco content and services: Available at Store, HERE Drive: route optimization, HERE Maps: pedestrian navigation
      • User guide: In-device user guide, Small printed guide, full on our websites
  • Accessibility
    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts, BT neckloop compatible, TTY support
      • Vision: Vibrating alerts, Voice recognition, Font magnification, Voice Commands, Customizable home screen, High contrast mode, Screen Reader, Screen magnification
      • Physical skills: Voice Commands, Customizable home screen, Audio messages, Speakerphone, Voice recognition
  • Other services and features6
    • Tools and productivity
      • Features (Personal information Management): Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Alarm clock, Reminders, Phonebook, To-do list, Family Room, Kid's Corner, OneNote, Social networks in Phonebook, Wallet, Notifications
      • Business apps: Adobe Reader free download, Company Hub for enterprise applications, Lync (Corporate IM) free download, Office apps: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive storage for documents and notes
      • Syncronization: Exchange ActiveSync, Via Windows Phone apps, Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac
      • Back-up and restore your data: Yes 
      • Device management: Microsoft System Center, OMA Client Provisioning v1.1, OMA Device Management v1.1.2, OMA Device Management v1.2, Windows Intune
    • Call management
      • Call types: Audio call, Conference call, Skype voice call
      • Features (Call Management): Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Integrated hands-free speakers, Voice dial, Voice mail
      • Noise cancellation: Yes 
      • Speech codecs: GSM FR, GSM HR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, GSM EFR
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: One integrated phonebook 
      • Contacts: Unlimited 
      • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 Ringtones
    • Other Applications
      • Social apps: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WhatsApp, Flickr, Foursquare, OneDrive, Picasa, YouTube
      • Game features: Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub, DirectX 11
    • Email
      • Email features: Viewing and editing of email attachments, Email attachments, Multiple email accounts, Always up to date, HTML emails, Inbox filtering, Text-to-speech message reader, Conversational view on email, Linked inboxes
    • Messaging features
      • Messaging features: Instant messaging, List of recently used numbers, Audio messaging, Text messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Distribution lists for messaging, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS, Concatenated SMS for long messages, Integrated text messaging and chat, Text-to-speech message reader
    • Browser
      • Browser: Internet Explorer 10 
  • What’s in the box
    • Contents
      • Sales Package: Nokia Lumia 525, High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide
  • 1The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

    2Memory available for users may be less than indicated due to preloaded operating system and applications

    3Talk, standby and playback times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

    4Actual data speeds will vary. Check with your network operator for details.

    5Downloading of maps over-the-air may involve transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission. The availability of products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.

    6Some services may be available only via downloading or dependent on the market. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or email features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.