Back in stock. Microsoft Store has the Nokia Lumia 521 No-Contract T-Mobile Windows 8 Smartphone for $49 with free shipping.

  • 800 x 480 4" WVGA LCD, dual-core 1GHz CPU
  • 5MP camera, turn-by-turn navigation, Windows 8
  • $69 Retail: $150

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      johng333 Ben's cred: 52
      Posted 8:04 am PDT 08/18/14

      I have had one for a year on T-mobile. Great basic smart phone. Other phones have more features and options, but not the option to buy it for $50. I like the wifi use at home, no worries about having a good signal.

      Decent, not great photos
      Excellent music player and video player
      less apps available than android or apple, but still plenty of apps
      harder to get accessories, but not hard, just have to order online
      holds a charge for a long time

      Windows OS is okay.

      Want the best phone ever made? Spend $300 - $500

      Want a good, solid, basic phone for $50? Get this one.

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      shawnt Ben's cred: 12
      Posted 11:08 am PDT 08/18/14

      I second Johns review. I have not gone back to my Samsung because the battery on this phone is just awesome.

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      RNayak Ben's cred: 1
      Posted 1:05 pm PDT 08/18/14

      Any suggestion on how to get this phone unlocked please?

      Called t-mobile, they said they will unlock if it is bought from them only. Thanks!

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      RNayak Ben's cred: 1
      Posted 1:13 pm PDT 08/18/14

      Also, Microsoft said they can't help unlock it. Sad

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      spartan805 Ben's cred: 63
      Posted 10:40 am PDT 08/19/14

      Been wanting to try out WP and I think this is a good way to do so..... currently using a Nexus 5.

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      rb Ben's cred: 19
      Posted 12:22 pm PDT 08/19/14

      Nice hardware (esp. camera). I've had it for 6 months now ($60 then). I didn't really intend to keep using it but the 8.1 developer preview made it into a real phone, very on par with Android. I would not recommend WP 8.0 to anyone, but 8.1 will change everything, and this phone will be upgraded (real soon). Action Center, swipe-type keyboard, a usable app store, OS updates, great maps (offline even), etc. (I don't need Cortana/GNow/Siri). In short, if you liked WP8.0, you will love 8.1 . If you are getting bored with Android/iOS, you won't hate WP8.1 (you would have hated 8.0).

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