Nokia may not be the best amongst other handsets and smartphones, but it is surely the best one that runs Windows Phone 8 in its wide range of Lumia series. Although, other manufacturers tend to follow WP8, these days it seems Nokia is all about Lumia and WP8 is all about Nokia.
However, there is a latest good news for the ones who are looking for an affordable Windows Phone 8 running Nokia handset. The most followed Twitter user and a reliable leakster @evleaks has recently posted an image of the Nokia Lumia 521 for MetroPCS. It seems MetroPCS is seemingly following in the footsteps of T-Mobile.
Moreover, It is all set to launch their first Windows Phone 8 powered handset Nokia Lumia 521 soon. T-Mobile has been selling Windows Phone 8 devices since last year while the MetroPCS had no Microsoft-powered smartphones in its line-up. However, Lumia 521 is probably going to be its first WP8 product.
Speculations suggest that the handset quite affordable WP8 phone ever. Unwiredview reported saying that Lumia 521 is the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device that you can currently get in the US. Thus to be more precise it actually costs $149.99 (approx. Rs. 8,899) at T-Mobile.
To go by the specs, the handset is likely to be similar to the T-Mobile's version. So speculations are that MetroPCS' Lumia 521 will come with 4 inch IPS display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution. The handset is likely to be powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor alongside 512MB RAM. It should come with a 5MP rear camera and 8GB of internal memory and with a MicroSD card support (up to 64GB), and it is said that the Lumia 521 will be powered by a 1,430 mAh battery.
However, the features and the price of the yet to be announced handset is not confirmed as of now. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.