Nokia Lumia 520 Best Smartphone Deal: GoPhone AT&T

Lumia520The phone will almost all the features of the iPhone at one fifth the price is available for  AT&T's GoPhone service, starting, Friday,  July 26 which is the same day the cameratastic Lumia 1020 launches. Nokia calls it the more fun smartphone while others are calling it a great deal and the cheapest Windows Phone.

This model the Nokia Lumia 520 does not support LTE that is now covered by the AT&T GoPhone plans.It has almost all the features of the Nokia Lumia 521. Some reports suggest it will work with HSPA+, AT&T identifies it as 4G.

The Nokia Lumia 52o features a 4"screen 1GHZ dual-core processor, 8GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 4" touchscreen(Super-sensitive touch ), 5MP camera, 512MB RAM, 8GB storage on board, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and free Nokia Music for streaming music for free.  Nokia HERE Maps offer turn-by-turn directions even off line. 

7GB of free SkyDrive storage from Microsoft is included. The news release did not state what colors will be available. The press shot shows black, only.

AdDuplex called the Nokia Lumia 520 as the biggest selling Windows Phone on the market in the world. The Nokia Lumia 520 has now become so popular that it accounts for 13.3% of all Windows Phones sold. Recently, AdDuplex reported that Lumia 521 has more than doubled its share in the US and moved from #10 to 5. Lumia 928 has almost doubled its footprint too.

The Nokia Lumia 521 for T-Mobile was named our best deal over the weekend when it selling for $99.99 on HSN from T-Mobile. The next best price for the T-Mobile model is HSN for $129.88.

When compared we compared the Lumia 521 to the iPhone 5 on the T-Mobile network  Lumia 521 costs almost $1400 less. Some iPhone 4 owners are ditching their iPhones for the Lumia 521.

AT&T recently changed its GoPhone smartphone plans which include Rollover Balance, Voicemail, caller ID and call forwarding. The new $60 month smarpthone plan incudes unlimited text, voice calls and 2GB of data for $60 a month. $40 a month includes 500 minutes, unlimited text and 200MB of data ($5,00 per 100MB overage).

Since Straight Talk already lets you run AT&T phones, there is possibility that you could use this Nokia Lumia 520 with a Straight Talk plan.