Nokia Lumia 525

 
 
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Code RM-998 
Announced 2013-11-27 
User guide Download 

Design

Dimensions

  • Height: 119.9 mm
  • Width: 64 mm
  • Thickness: 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 124 g

Display and User Interface

  • Display size: 4 ''
  • Display resolution: WVGA (800 x 480) 
  • Display features: Brightness control, Orientation sensor, Lumia Color profile
  • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
  • Aspect ratio: 15:9 
  • Pixel density: 235 ppi
  • Display technology: IPS LCD 
  • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch 
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor

Keys and Input Methods

  • User Input: Touch 
  • Operating keys: Volume keys, Camera key, Power/Lock key

Form factor

  • Form factor: Monoblock touch 

Hardware

Connectivity

  • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
  • Charging connectors: Micro-USB 
  • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
  • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
  • USB: USB 2.0 
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 
  • Bluetooth profiles: Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Serial Port profile (SPP), Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.4, Service Discovery Application Profile (SDAP), Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.1, General Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) 1.2
  • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 

Data Network

  • WCDMA network: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz
  • WCDMA max data speed DL: HSDPA - 21.1 Mbps 
  • WCDMA max data speed UL: HSUPA - 5.76 Mbps 
  • 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 

Power Management

  • Battery model: BL-5J 
  • Battery capacity: 1430 mAh
  • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
  • Removable 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 video playback time: 5.9 h
  • Maximum cellular network browsing time: 5.9 h
  • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 7.5 h

Processor

  • Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 
  • Processor type: Dual-core 1 GHz 

Memory

  • User data storage: In device, Memory card, SkyDrive cloud storage
  • RAM: 1 GB 
  • Mass memory: 8 GB 
  • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD 
  • Free cloud storage: 7 GB

Software and applications

Productivity features

  • Personal information management features: Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Alarm clock, Reminders, Family Room, Kid's Corner, OneNote, Social networks in Phonebook, Wallet, Phonebook
  • Business apps: Adobe acrobat reader free download, Lync (Corporate IM) free download, SkyDrive storage for documents and notes, Company Hub for enterprise applications, Office apps: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, OneNote
  • Document formats supported: PDF, Word
  • Sync type: Exchange ActiveSync, Mac companion app, Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac, Windows companion app
  • Sync content: Calendar, Video, Pictures, Music, Contacts

Other Applications

  • Game features: DirectX 11, Touch UI

Software platform & User Interface

  • Operating system: Windows Phone OS 
  • SW Platform: Windows Phone 
  • Software release: Windows Phone 8 with Lumia Black 
  • Software updates: Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) 

Communications

Email and Messaging

  • Email clients: Gmail, Nokia Mail, MS Exchange Active Sync, Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com, Yahoo! Mail
  • Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
  • Email features: Viewing and editing of email attachments, Email attachments, Always up to date, Conversational view on email, Inbox filtering, Text-to-speech message reader
  • Supported instant messaging services: Twitter, WhatsApp, Yahoo! Messenger, Skype IM, Facebook
  • Messaging features: Integrated text messaging and chat, Instant messaging, Concatenated SMS for long messages, List of recently used numbers, Audio messaging, Text-to-speech message reader, 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

Call management

  • Call management features: Voice commands, Call waiting, Call history, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Conference call, Integrated hands-free speakers, Skype voice call, Voice dial, Voice mail
  • Supported amount of phonebooks: One integrated phonebook 
  • Supports amount of contacts: Unlimited 
  • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 ringtones
  • Noise cancellation: Yes 
  • Speech codecs: GSM FR, GSM HR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, GSM EFR

Device security

Security

  • Enterprise security features: Remote security policy enforcement 
  • General Security features: Firmware update, Device lock, PIN code
  • Advance security features: Lost device tracking, Browser integrated anti-phishing
  • Data encryption: User data encryption for device 

Sharing and Internet

Browsing and Internet

  • Internet browser capabilities: Internet Explorer 10 
  • Social apps: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WhatsApp
  • Photo sharing: SkyDrive, PhotoBeamer, Facebook, Send as email attachment, Share over Bluetooth
  • Video sharing: YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, Video sharing to social network and internet, Facebook, SkyDrive
  • Location sharing: WP location sharing, Foursquare

Navigation

GPS and navigation

  • Location and navigation apps: HERE Drive, HERE Maps, HERE Transit
  • Navigation features: Pin places to Start screen, Public transportation routing guidance, Reveal the surrounding places, Reviews, info and photos for places, Routing options, Save favourite destinations, Call, share and get directions to places, Free maps, Find upcoming departure times, See places through the camera viewfinder, Live traffic information, Automatic day/night view switching, Venue maps - shopping and transport centers, Offline maps, Online and offline favourites, Speed limit warnings, Free turn-by-turn walk navigation, Save and sync favs with HERE.com, Free regional voice guided turn-by-turn drive navigation
  • Location technologies: A-GLONASS, Cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning

Location and navigation apps

  • HERE Drive: Navigate safely with free regional voice-guided directions and true offline support. HERE Drive features audible speed limit warnings, dedicated dashboard and commute assistance. Save and access favourite places on any HERE app and on here.com. 
  • HERE Maps: Discover the best places in any neighbourhood with HERE Maps. Explore malls, stations and more with venue maps. Access your favourite places on any HERE app and on here.com. 
  • HERE Transit: Get around by bus, train and subway all in one easy-to-use app. Compare route options, arrival and departure times and walking distances in over 700 cities and 50 countries. Over-the-air updates ensure you always have the latest routes and schedules. 

Photography

Main camera

  • Main camera sensor: 5 MP 
  • Camera digital zoom: 4 x
  • Sensor size: 1/4 inch 
  • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.4 
  • Camera focal length: 28 mm
  • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
  • Camera image formats: JPEG/Exif 
  • Flash type: No Flash 

Main camera features

  • Main camera - other features: Touch focus, Landscape orientation, Auto and manual exposure, Auto and manual white balance, Active toolbar, Full screen viewfinder, Geotagging, Full resolution photo and video upload
  • Digital camera add-ons: Nokia Smart Camera, Cinemagraph lens, Panorama lens, Bing vision

Photography apps

  • Nokia Smart Camera: Shoots a sequence of photos, making it easier to capture great moments. Choose your Best Shot or combine the photos into one picture, make a strobe effect to emphasize motion, remove unwanted objects or choose the best faces for great group shots. 
  • Cinemagraph: A magical blend of photo and movie-like animation, creating pictures that seem almost alive. Helpful on-screen assistance lets you select the animated area of your picture and easily create and edit a cinemagraph. You can share your cinemagraph with friends via social media, email and messaging. 
  • PhotoBeamer: PhotoBeamer is an innovative and easy way to show your pictures on any screen. Point your Nokia Lumia at any screen displaying www.photobeamer.com and enjoy your photos anywhere with family and friends. It's a mobile projector that's always at hand. 
  • Panorama: Get the bigger picture with Nokia’s easy-to-use Panorama app. Simply take your pictures and the app automatically stitches them into a picture-perfect view. Once you’re done, share your panorama directly to Twitter and Facebook. 

Image capturing

  • Capture modes: Video, Still
  • Scene modes: Automatic, Night Portrait, Sports, Night, Backlight, Close-up
  • White balance modes: Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic
  • Light sensitivity: Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Photos viewed by: Month, Photo editor, Album, Favorites, Nokia Storyteller, Photos from social networks, Timeline

Music and Audio

Music

  • Music apps: Nokia MixRadio 
  • DRM support: PlayReady 
  • Audio features: Audio Streaming, Music Player, Cloud music offline playback, Media Player, Podcasts, Cloud music playback, Album graphics display in Music player

Music apps

  • Nokia MixRadio: Imagine a radio station where every track is chosen just for you, from music you love and music you’ll want to discover. Meet Nokia MixRadio – we bring you free streamed mixes of music created to your personal taste that you just click and play. No subscription and no advertising, just great music everyday. 

Music format

  • Codecs: MP3, AAC LC, AMR-NB, GSM FR, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9
  • Audio playback file formats: MP4, AAC, MP3, M4A, WMA, 3G2, AMR

Radio

  • Radio features: Internet Radio, FM Radio

Voice and audio recording

  • Recording: Voice recording in MMS, Voice recording in OneNote
  • Audio recording codecs: GSM FR 
  • Audio recording features: Mono 

Video

Main video camera

  • Camera video resolution: 720p (HD, 1280 x 720) 
  • Camera video frame rate: 30 fps
  • Camera video zoom: 4 x
  • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps
  • Video playback codecs: VC-1, Windows video, H.264/AVC, H.263, MPEG-4
  • Video playback file formats: MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MOV
  • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264 
  • Video white balance modes: Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight

Main video camera features

  • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Streaming from video services and internet, Nokia Video Upload app
  • Video recording features: Video zoom, Continuous autofocus

Environment

Environmental features

  • Materials: Free of PVC, Contains recycled metals, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Energy efficiency: Automatic screen brightness adjustment, Battery saver feature
  • Eco content and services: Available at Store, HERE Drive: route optimization, HERE Maps: pedestrian navigation
  • Recycling: 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
  • User guide: In-device user guide, Small printed guide, full on nokia.com
  • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Containing up to 75% recycled materials, Virgin woodfibres up to 40% certified

Accessibility

Accessibility features

  • Hearing: Vibrating alerts, TTY support, BT neckloop compatible
  • Vision: Vibrating alerts, Voice recognition, High contrast mode, Customizable home screen, Screen Reader
  • Physical skills: Speakerphone, Voice recognition, Audio messages, Voice commands, Customizable home screen

What’s in the box

Box

  • 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