*The local equivalent of the Nokia Lumia 521 (the one talked about in this article) is the Lumia 520. While the Lumia 521 is available via several carriers abroad and is already receiving the Amber update, the Lumia 520 is yet to get the said update, it is expected that by then end of September the device will have the GDR2 update.
Nokia’s advanced technology; amber update for all the Lumia phones working on Windows 8 has hit the market. This is the updated version of Windows 8 running Nokia Lumia phones along with plenty of additional features. Now this update is available for Nokia Lumia 521.
The special features of Nokia Lumia 521 are as follows:
It supports WCDMA network with 1700-2100 MHz, 1900 MHz, 850 MHz and GSM network with 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz.
The battery backup supported by the device is good as it offers maximum talktime of 8 h on 2G network and 9 h on 3G. The standby time supported on 3G is 400 h and music can be played for almost 45 h.
The new Amber update for Lumia 521 has come up with interesting features such as Nokia glance screen which has standby clock and better imaging feature but it is not compatible with Nokia Lumia 521 because the screen memory is very low.Though it supports a new FM player, default browser and Xbox music is offered with this update only for Lumia users.
The biggest advantage of this update is the improved capability of the camera in the Lumia phones. The Nokia smart camera is the feature with which you can take good quality images in a sequence of seven shots. Later, you can also edit those pictures with various tools such as action shot, motion focus and best shot.
Microsoft is experiencing tough competition in the smartphone market. It has delivered a promising and innovative interface for Nokia phones but if the platform is kept idle and with no updates, the success is hard to achieve because other OSs in the market that are moving ahead. But after the launch of the Amber update for Windows 8, the scenario is improving. This update on the Nokia Lumia 521 is amazing. The Lumia 521 has 5MP of camera along with a lens of f/2.4. Also the design of the phone is stunning and it is amazingly built and the rest of the work is done by the latest Amber update by offering improved features in the phone.
Being a Nokia phone, you can be rest assured of the durability, lower rates of handsets but good in appearance. These things have pushed Nokia to achieve great success in the market.
It’s not just about the camera, there are other features too like flipping the phone allows you to get the calls on silent mode and on the sleeping mode, double tap on the screen will wake the screen up. The feature on storage check will also be added after this update with which you can have more information that is stored on your phone. The Here Maps can help you find the locations and update your knowledge of the timings of the buses and trains.
This software update will be launching soon might be till the month of September, depending on the carrier, region and model. The update will be launched on Nokia Lumia 820 and 920 initially and then on Lumia 521 and the other models. Its launch will make the technology lovers happy with its improved features.