Nokia Lumia 525, a.k.a. the Glee, joins the Nokia World list of attractions

Nokia Lumia 525, a.k.a. the Glee, joins the Nokia World list of attractionsWe know Nokia will have more to show off at Nokia World later this month than just its Lumia 1520 phablet and the Sirius tablet (supposedly the Lumia 2520), with another four handsets said to be on the agenda.

And one of them, it seems, will be the Lumia 525, the official name for the Nokia Glee, said to be the successor to the popular entry-level Lumia 520 (pictured).

The Glee was one of the codenames that emerged recently in a list of upcoming Nokia devices, but things are now far more clear thanks to @evleaks, who has tweeted the simple revelation “Nokia Glee = Lumia 525”.

That would make it the successor to the current Lumia 520, the entry-level Lumia handset that's said to be the best-selling Windows Phone to date.

So what does the Lumia 525 have up its sleeve? When we first heard its name mentioned some three months back we were told to expect a 4.5in display. However, thanks to some leaked GFXBenchmark test scores we now know more.

Nokia has gone with a dual-core 1GHz Krait processor together with an Adreno 305 GPU, while the display resolution is unchanged from the Lumia 520 at 800 x 480.

So we'd say the Lumia 525 is a nailed on certainty for Nokia World in Abu Dhabi on October 22, so we now have the identities of three of the six devices Nokia will be launching. No doubt the rest will be Asha feature phones, but that won't stop the speculation over the next three weeks.

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JanSt / MOD  Oct. 1, 2013 at 17:31

Apparently the Lumia 520 is very popular. And I can see why - for its price it's a lovely little device.

corgi74  Oct. 1, 2013 at 20:00

Regret selling mine. Sold it to get the 820, which died so I got a 620 which I recently sold.
Should have kept it.

tapi  Oct. 1, 2013 at 23:30

not sure it will be the successor to the 520. Didn't we all conclude that the trailing 5 denoted a large screen companion version of the relevent model?

scrub that, just compared the 920 and 925 and that doesn't work. Does on the 620 and 625 though - and I thought I actually understood nokia's numbering scheme

JanSt / MOD  Oct. 2, 2013 at 09:47

Nobody does :p

Archduke Franz  Oct. 2, 2013 at 12:54

Does '5' on the end not mean it's more or less the same, but costs them less to manufacture?


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