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T-Mobile Prepaid - Nokia Lumia 521 4G No-Contract Mobile Phone - Flat White

alaTest has collected and analyzed 258 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and GPS navigation. The camera and value for money also get good feedback. The reliability and battery get mixed reviews. Some have doubts about the apps and features.

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

features, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the T-Mobile Prepaid - Nokia Lumia 521 4G No-Contract Mobile Phone - Flat White is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Nice cell phone


As I'm from Brazil, I wanted a cell phone to talk with my friends in the USA and in Brazil while I was on vacation. And I wanted a good cell phone, that I had access to the net, with a good camera and some other things. As I always go to the USA I sure...

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It does the job for a reasonable price.


The price was good for the features that this phone has. The battery life is not as good as my old phone. Also, I had to return the first phone that I purchased, because the volume control feature was broken (appeared to be a defective button from the...

Battery live is not as good as my old phone

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Perfect phone without a contract


Glad I was able to purchase this phone out right without a contract and the price was extremely reasonable fire such a current phone.This product is... Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... My phone is my life

All the bells and whistles



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Great phone but terrible battery life


I found 3 problems with this phone ,1. When i twist the phone on both sides it power off, for some reason. 2. It does not accept all my pictures my micro sd card every time I reset the phone it ask me to format my card 3. Wow is the battery life after...

its a smart phone that does allot

The battery life

Consumer review by:

Great Value


Awesome phone. Easy to use. Slim, lightweight. Affordable. I just wish there was more internal memory, but hey for $70 that's nothing really to complain about. I got it initially because my old phone died and this was the cheapest phone. I loved it,...



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Easy phone to work with no issues at all can call with no problems hearing the contacts have no problem textingThis product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durableAbout me... Need phone to keep me organized

Great phone easy to use

So far nothing

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This phone works great!


I love the durability and easy apps, this phone meets all my requirements.This product is... Easy navigation, Tough/durableAbout me... My phone is my life, Heavy texter, Heavy apps user

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Incredible Value, Great Reception, Restarts Often


Once T-Mobile introduced the all inclusive (talk, text, web) for $50 a month with no contract, I knew it was time to buy a new phone and replace my "known memory issues" phone, the Samsung Gravity Smart Android Phone, Sapphire Blue (T-Mobile). My first...

Windows 8 Tile Interface; Price/Value, Great Connectivity, Very Receptive to Touch

Difficult to Setup/Learn/Import Contacts, Restarts for No Reason, No Camera Flash

Consumer review by:

great phone no contract


excellent buy for it price no contract phone love itThis product is... Easy navigation, Replaced my camera, Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... Use for phone calls only

good price


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wish I didnt buy this phone.Im not happy with it.


I havent been able to set it up.The phone keeps shutting off on me.This product is... not worth the moneyAbout me... Use for phone calls only


short battery life