Nokia Lumia 525 quietly unveiled, it plays successor to the Lumia 520

The Nokia Lumia 525 that has been in the spotlight for a while now, has finally been released without any fanfare through its global website. As the name clearly suggests, it is a successor to the Lumia 520 and brings some improved features to the table. But even though the device has been unveiled, there’s no information pertaining to its price or availability.

The Nokia phone has currently popped up only on the official portals for countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Engadget reports that it has been launched by a couple of carriers in China too. China Unicom and China Mobile have announced the Lumia 525 and Lumia 526, respectively, each priced at 1,099 Yuan off-contract.

Nokia Lumia 525

So here’s what the device has in store for potential buyers. The new phone continues to flaunt a 4-inch WVGA IPS LCD touchscreen with an aspect ratio of 15:9. A 5MP camera sits on the rear panel and the device doesn’t have a webcam. It is splashed in shades of black, orange, yellow and white and you can personalize it further by swapping the back cover.

Most of the specifications of the two devices are the same including the processor, but one of the main differences is the system memory. The upcoming gadget has 1GB of RAM, that’s double the amount of what the Lumia 520 packs. And if that’s not enough, the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 525 will ship with the Lumia Black update too.

Here are its specifications at a glance:

– 4-inch WVGA touchscreen
– 5MP camera
– Windows Phone with Lumia Black
– 1GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor
– 1GB of RAM
– 8GB memory, expandable up to 64GB
– 1430mAh battery

The Nokia Lumia 525 will reportedly be made available in December.

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