Just a couple of hours ago, GizBot ran a story about Nokia's Lumia 525 handset surfacing on one of the Chinese sites. And now the MyNokiaBlog has posted the complete spec chart of the handset along with the press renders ahead of its official launch. In fact the alleged specs was first published by the Chinese site called tieba.baidu.
Moreover, the handset comes as a successor to the popular entry level Nokia handset, Lumia 520. Thus the new Lumia 525 will be seen sharing most of the specs with its predecessor.
According to the leaked specs, the Lumia 525 will come with an improved 1GB of RAM and with the support of the rumored Guru headset which comes with Bluetooth and NFC support. Apart from this, remaining specs is common with the Lumia 520.
The Lumia 525 sports a 4-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display that supports 480 x 800 pixels resolution and 233ppi (pixel density). Additionally, the display features a 2D hardened glass and super sensitive touch for finger nail and glove use.
Very much like the Lumia 520, the Lumia 525 is also powered by a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It runs on Windows Phone 8 platform.
The blog also says that the smartphone will come with an 8GB of internal storage capacity and a microSD card slot for memory expansion which can go up to 64GB. Further, for the SkyDrive users they will get 7GB of free cloud storage as well.
They both share a similar imaging technology as well. The Lumia 525 will come with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and HD (720p) video recording, but no LED flash.
Moving on to the connectivity options, it is fully compatible with WCDMA 900/2100, 850/1900/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 bands and offers HSPA+ (21Mbps) download speeds. There is also a presence of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, built-in GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia BH-121 Bluetooth Stereo Headphone and microUSB.
Moreover, the handset will measure 119.9 x 64 x 9.9mm and weighs 124g and will be powered by a same 1430 mAh Li-Ion battery.
Sadly, the blog doesn't mention anything related to the price and availability of the handset at the moment. Also Nokia has not spoken formally about the handset but with the number of leaks that are coming up frequently, it can be expected to launch soon in an affordable price range.