AT&T to release GoPhone Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone 8 on July 26
AT&T has announced today that its prepaid brand GoPhone will start offering its first Windows Phone 8 phone, Nokia Lumia 520. The Lumia 520 will be available for $99.99, starting July 26th.
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The Lumia 520 is a 4G phone that runs Windows Phone 8 operating system. It has a 4-inch IPS LCD WVGA (480x800px) display, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 64GB and 7 GB of free SkyDrive storage. Connectivity wise, the phone has a Bluetooth and Wi-Fi while for power, it uses a 1430 mAh Li-Ion battery that allows up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 13 days of standby time.
In addition, GoPhone Nokia Lumia 520 comes with features as HERE Maps that make available turn-by-turn directions with voice guidance even when the phone is offline, HERE Transit that offer details on finding the best way across the town, Nokia Music for streaming unlimited free music and more.
The Nokia Lumia 520 is compatible with prepaid GoPhone smartphone plans that start at $25 per month. The $25 plan includes 250 voice minutes, unlimited messaging, international texting from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and 100 other countries and optional 50 MB of data that can be added for $5 per month. The $40 smartphone plan comes with 500 voice minutes, unlimited messaging, 200 MB of data and international texting from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and 100 other countries. Additional data for this plan can be added for $5 per 100 MB. And the $60 smartphone plan includes unlimited talk, unlimited messaging, 2 GB of data and international texting from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and 100 other countries. Users can add additional data for $10 per 1 GB.
The same handset is sold by T-Mobile as the Nokia Lumia 521, which has also leaked for MetroPCS.