Nokia Lumia 526

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Code RM-997 
Announced 2013-11-27 
User guide Download 
Collection phone from China 



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

Display and User Interface

  • Screen size: 4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: WVGA (800 x 480) 
  • Screen features: brightness control, orientation sensor, Lumia color scheme
  • Screen Color: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
  • Aspect ratio: 15:9 
  • Screen technology: IPS LCD 
  • Touch screen technology: ultra-sensitive touch 
  • Sensor: ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor

Keys and input method

  • User Input: Touch 
  • Operating keys: volume keys, camera key, lock screen button and power button combined


  • Appearance: touch screen bar phone 


Data Connection

  • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
  • Charger connector: Micro-USB 
  • AV jack: 3.5 mm audio jack 
  • System jack: Micro-USB-B 
  • USB: USB 2.0 
  • Bluetooth profiles: Object Push Profile (OPP) 1.1, Handsfree Headset Profile (HFP) 1.5, version 1.0, Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), Version 1.4 Audio / Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Service Discovery Application software mode ( SDAP), Phone Book Access (PBAP) 1.1, generic audio / video transmission mode (GAVDP) 1.2
  • WLAN: WLAN IEEE 802.11 b / g / n 
  • WLAN security mode: WPA, WEP, EAP-WAPI, EAP-SIM, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, WPA-Personal, WPA2 (AES / TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal
  • Other wireless connection: WAPI 

Data network

  • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
  • GSM maximum data download speed: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
  • GSM maximum data upload speeds: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
  • TD-SCDMA network band: 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz
  • TD-SCDMA maximum data download speed: 2.8 Mbps 
  • TD-SCDMA maximum data upload speed: 2.2 Mbps 

Power Management

  • Battery Type: BL-5J 
  • Battery capacity: 1430 mA when
  • Battery voltage: 3.7 V
  • Removable battery: Support 
  • Maximum 2G Standby time: 420 hours
  • Maximum 2G talk time: 17.2 hours
  • Maximum 3G talk time: 19.4 hours
  • Maximum music playback time: 47 hours
  • Maximum video playback time: 5.9 hours
  • Longest mobile Web browsing time: 6.8 hours
  • WLAN network browsing longest time: 7.3 hours


  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 
  • Processor Type: Dual-core 1.0 GHz 


  • User data storage: built-in storage device, memory card, SkyDrive cloud storage
  • RAM: 1 GB 
  • Built-in memory: 8 GB 
  • Expandable memory card types: MicroSD Card 
  • Free Cloud Storage: 7 GB

Software and Applications

Efficient function

  • Personal Information Management functions: calculator, clock, calendar, alarm clock, reminders, family space, a children's garden, OneNote, contacts in social networks, e-wallet, address book
  • Business Application: PDF Reader free download, Lync (enterprise instant messaging software) free download, can store documents and memos SkyDrive storage for enterprise application software Company Hub, Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, One Note
  • Supported file formats: PDF (need to download third-party applications from the App Store), Word
  • Sync type: Exchange ActiveSync, Windows Phone application for Mac for Mac computers to send photos of Nokia, Windows companion application software
  • Syndicate content: calendars, videos, pictures, music, contacts

Other Applications

  • Game features: DirectX 11, a touch-based user interface

Software platform and user interface

  • Operating System: Windows Phone OS 
  • Software version: Windows Phone 8 with the Lumia Black 
  • Software update method: "over the air" (FOTA) Firmware 


Email and Information

  • Email clients: Gmail, Nokia Mail, MS Exchange Active Sync, Windows Live, Yahoo! e-mail
  • E-mail protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
  • E-mail features: View and edit email attachments, email attachments, multiple e-mail accounts, update information at any time to view interactive display e-mail, HTML e-mail inbox filters, Inbox association, speech synthesis Information Reader
  • Supports instant messaging services: information, social networking
  • Information: Built-in text messages and chat, instant messaging services, support for sending long SMS message is longer, the list of recently used numbers, voice messaging, voice synthesis information reader, text message, MMS / SMS editor shared automatically MMS adjust the image size, distribution list, MMS, conversational messaging, SMS and MMS universal inbox

Call Management

  • Call management features: voice commands, call waiting, call history, call forwarding, call history: dialed calls, received calls and missed calls, conference calls, built-in speakerphone, voice dialing, voice mail
  • Contacts: Built-in address book 
  • Contacts: Unlimited 
  • Ringtones: You can download ringtones, MP3 ringtones
  • Noise cancellation: Support 
  • Voice Codec: GSM FR, GSM HR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, GSM EFR

Device Security


  • Enterprise-class security features: remote security policy enhancements, hardware-accelerated device encryption
  • General Safety features: firmware update, device lock, PIN code, application certification, the device lock password, remote wipe device data via the Internet, the browser integrated anti-phishing features, application sandbox, a safe start, lock the device remotely via the Internet
  • Safety Standards supported: SSL v3.0, Suite B encryption, TLS v1.0, TLS v1.1, TLS v1.2

Sharing and Internet

Browsing and internet

  • Internet browser functions: Internet Explorer 10 
  • Social software applications: social networking, information
  • Photo Sharing: SkyDrive, Sina Weibo, PhotoBeamer, social networks, send an e-mail attachment, via Bluetooth sharing
  • Video sharing: video sharing to social networks and the Internet, social networks, SkyDrive
  • Location Sharing: WP location sharing 


GPS and navigation

  • Location and navigation applications: HERE driving, HERE map, HERE bus (need to download from the App Store)
  • Navigation functions: the place is fixed to the "Start" screen, public transport routes guidance display around the place, the evaluation for the workplace, information and photos, line program, save favorite destinations, to place the call, shared spaces, and access to to place the line guide, free map, then come see the departure time, all kinds of places to see through the camera's viewfinder, real-time traffic information, free by walking to the voice navigation, day / night view of the automatic switching, site map - Shopping and Transportation Center, offline maps, online and offline favorites, speed limit warning, by the free pedestrian navigation, save and synchronize with favorites regional free-turn voice navigation
  • Location Technology: GLONASS, cellular and WLAN network positioning

Positioning and navigation applications

  • HERE car: With regional free voice navigation and real offline support safe navigation. HERE car is designed with voice speed limit warnings, special dashboard and commuter assistance. Save and access your favorite places on HERE applications and 
  • HERE Map: View the best location of any area surrounding your map via HERE. Access to any application on HERE and your favorite sites. 
  • HERE Bus: With an easy to use application, look for buses, trains and subways. Compare more than 700 cities and 50 routes select countries / regions, arrival and departure times, and walking distance. "Over the air" update to ensure that you always have the latest routes and schedules. 


The main camera

  • Main camera sensor: 500 million pixels 
  • Camera resolution: 2592 x 1936 pixels
  • Camera Digital Zoom: 4 x
  • Zeiss lenses: no support 
  • Sensor Size: 1/4 inches 
  • Main camera aperture factor: f/2.4 
  • Camera focal length: 28 mm
  • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
  • Camera image formats: JPEG / Exif 
  • Camera Flash Type: No Flash 

The main camera features

  • Main camera - Other features: touch focus, landscape mode, automatic and manual exposure, auto and manual white balance, the active toolbar, full-screen viewfinder, geotagging, full-resolution photos and videos
  • Filter Application: Dynamic picture, panorama, Bing Images

Photography Application

  • Nokia professional photography (depending on your version of the phone, and Nokia panoramic shot may need a professional to App Store download) : professional photography original Nokia Nokia Nokia smart professional shooting and shooting modes integrated into one application, to provide you with Nokia is completely dedicated professional shooting experience, and quick editing and sharing. 
  • Nokia Smart Capture: capture a series of photos, more easily capture moments. Choose the best photos, or to join them in a picture using the flash to highlight the effect of the dynamic, delete unwanted objects, or choose the best shot of the face to synthesize the most exciting group photo. 
  • Dynamic images (needed to App Store download): Photos, such as movie-like magic combination of animation, creating a look almost lifelike picture. Practical help screen allows you to select your picture animation area, and easily create and edit motion pictures. You can share your photos with friends via dynamic social media, e-mail and messaging capabilities. 
  • PhotoBeamer: PhotoBeamer can allow you to showcase innovative and easy way to photos on any screen. Place your phone at the Nokia Lumia series of extraordinary display any screen, anytime, anywhere with family and friends to enjoy your photos. It is always at hand to move a projector. 
  • Panorama: With easy-to-use application Nokia panorama shooting more photos. Just take a picture, the application will automatically integrate photos into a perfect picture. Once complete, you can publish directly to social networking sites to share with friends. 

Image capture

  • Shooting modes: video, photos
  • Scene modes: automatic, sport, night, backlight, close-up
  • White balance modes: cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent, daylight, automatically
  • Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
  • Photo by: date, photo editor, photo albums, favorites, Nokia video logs, photos from social networks, the date

Music and Audio


  • Music Software: Nokia MixRadio 
  • DRM support: PlayReady 
  • Audio Features: Music streaming media player, music player, offline cloud music player, media player, podcast, cloud music player, music player, the album art display

Music application

  • Nokia MixRadio: Imagine all the tracks are radio while you choose from your favorite music to the music you want to explore. Learn Nokia MixRadio - we brought to your liking to create a free streaming music compilations for you, you can simply click and play. No subscription and no advertising, every day you can enjoy the wonderful music. 

Music format

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


  • Radio: Internet radio, FM radio

Voice and audio recording

  • Recording: recording in an MMS, recording in OneNote
  • Audio recording codec: GSM FR 
  • Audio recording: monaural sound 


Main camera

  • Camera Video resolution: 720p (HD, 1280 x 720) 
  • Camera video frame rate: 30 frames / sec.
  • Camera video zoom: 4 x
  • Video playback frame rate: 30 frames / sec.
  • Video playback codecs: H.263, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, VC-1, Windows Video
  • Video playback file formats: 3G2, 3GP, AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4, WMV
  • Video recording format: MP4/H.264 
  • Video white balance modes: cloudy, fluorescent, incandescent, Auto, Daylight

Main camera functions

  • Video Streaming: Social Web browsing and video streaming, streaming video services and the Internet from Nokia video upload application
  • Video recording: video zoom, continuous autofocus


Environmental features

  • Material: non-PVC, contain recycled metal, surface nickel-free, BFR Nokia substances as defined in the list does not contain, rFR
  • Energy: automatic screen brightness adjustment, power-saving features
  • Environmental content and services: Active, HERE car: route optimization, HERE Map: Walking Navigation
  • The recoverable portion of the product (up to): 100% recyclable materials and energy 
  • User Guide: The User's Guide, small print edition guide, the full version is available at
  • Packaging: Renewable material, minimalist packaging, packaging 100% recyclable, recycled material proportion of up to 80%, the proportion of recycled materials where up to 75%

Ease of Use

Ease of use features

  • Hearing: vibrating alert, TTY support
  • Vision: vibrating alert, voice recognition, screen magnification
  • Physical features: speaker, speech recognition, voice commands, automatic answer

Sales package contents

Sales Package

  • Sales package: Nokia Lumia 526, Nokia Charger AC-21C, Nokia Battery BL-5J, Nokia charging cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, product manuals and safety information
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