Nokia has today officially announced their next entry-level Windows Phone design, dubbed the Nokia Lumia 525 it has been designed for those looking for a budget handset with a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, with 1GB of RAM and a 4 inch “super sensitive” IPS LCD touchscreen display with a 800 x 380 pixel resolution (235ppi).

It also features a 5 megapixel camera at the back, an FM radio, 8GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot that is capable of expanding storage by 64GB, as well as 7GB of free SkyDrive storage and a 1,430mAh battery.

There’s no front-facing camera, but there is Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi connectivity in-built, and the handset will run on the latest Windows Phone 8 operating system.

For the time being the Nokia Lumia 525 will only be available in Africa, Asia Pacific and the MiddleEat, with no pricing announced yet.

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