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The Lumia 535 device is out and about worldwide and apparently this is a well received device due to its inexpensive price sticker.

However, it does have another Lumia rival, the 520 model. Stay tuned, to discover their unique specs as well as the elements they have in common.

Display & Hardware

Lumia 535 has a 5-inch display, the resolution being 540×960 and 220 ppi while the Lumia 520 has only a 4-inch display and a lower resolution, this being 480×800 and 223 ppi. The former device comes packed with Gorilla Glass 3 while the latter one has lacks the Gorilla Glass element. Both Lumia devices have multi-touch support and 16 million hues and shades.


Lumia 535 is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC (1.2GHz) and has 1GB RAM whilst the Lumia 520 is fired-up by a dual-core Qualcomm MSM8227 processor (1GHz. A) and has 512MB RAM. Connectivity wise, the devices support 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi as well as microUSB.

Memory & Camera

Lumia 535 offers 8GB of internal storage, but users can expand the memory up to 128 GB, due to its miroSD scard slot. The Lumia 520 offers the same 8GB storage option, however you can only expand up to 64 GB.

Lumia 535 has a 5MP autofocus back end camera and it also includes a LED flash. With the latter device, users have geo-tagging of their photos. The front camera is a 5 MP one. And then you have the Lumia 520, with only one camera, this being a 5 MP (back end). But you do have geo tagging as well, white balance, touch to focus element, autofocus as well as the CMOS image sensor.

Software & Battery

Windows Phone 8.2 OS is available on Lumia 535 and you also get to enjoy native apps like viz MixRadio as well as Here Maps.


Lumia 520 operates on Windows Phone 8, however you can look forward to the new Windows Phone 8.1 update which will hit the device pretty soon. In terms of battery, the Lumia 520 has a measly 1430 mAh battery while the Lumia 535 is the supreme winner here packing a 1905 mAh battery.

Launch Date & Price Sticker

Lumia 535 can be bought in UK at £99.82 while the Lumia 520 can be yours for £107.37.

In India, Lumia 535 is priced Rs 9,199 while the Lumia 520 has the same price tag, Rs 9,100.

Moving on to the US, Lumia 535 has a price sticker of $175 and the Lumia 520 can be purchased for $78.

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