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AT&T Lumia 520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and GPS navigation. The camera and value for money are also appreciated. Many are negative about the build quality and apps.

usability, value for money, camera, GPS navigation, screen

battery, features, apps, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the AT&T Lumia 520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Good phone to use as a replacement


I bought this phone because I had cracked my screen to my old phone and didn't want to pay an outrageous amount of money to get a new phone or even to fix the screen. Believe or not this is actually a good quality phone and is very easy to use.This...

Easy to use

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Great phone. Windows 8 is a fast os.


Fast processor. Took awhile to get used to Windows after being Android for 8 years. Bought this as a replacement phone for my cracked Motorola under contract.

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just ok


Its just ok. I had a BlackBerry and it was friendlier with better work/business oriented functionality. its slow BC of poor processor. can't sync with Microsoft outlook, had to b with (web) its great for the price and to start with a...


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a great phone, complicated but slowly learning


All in all i'm very happy with this phone. i'm a slow learner and there is so much you can do on it but it takes me longer.This product is... great phone as a phoneAbout me... i need just a phone but fun to play

camera, apps most everything

complicataed to learn for me

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Good replacement


good replacement for my sons broken phone until eligible for upgrade. It will serve its purpose.This product is... replaced sons brokenphoneAbout me... Heavy texter


not as much phone as my son needs

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Appealing to the eye


Appealing to the eye, fun to look at. Love listening toy music but could have better apps. For a go phone, it's really nice but not to use with a plan.

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nice phone


I am happy with the phone but not with the customer service I told the lady I wanted to be able to load $25.00 on it monthly and she said oh that fine but to start I would get the $60.00 card. And now it's $60.00 every time i renew if I wanted that...

easy to use

nothing about the phone

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Excellent beginner smartphone


A great beginner's smartphone. The phone came with Windows 8 and is real fast in it's operations. Moving across different screens is seamless and fast, however Windows 8 is lacking a lot of smartphone features and it would be best to upgrade to Windows...


Windows 8

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Great Camera


Easy to set up. Easy to use. Loved the office apps.This product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durableAbout me... Business Professional

Integrates easily with other windows devices

Short battery life

Consumer review by:

very easy setup, and cheap plan with att.


It is excellent product if you don't know a phone and a plan I purchased it for the windows system which is also a plus for me. I like the tilts display