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I am looking for a smartphone for a friend, who needs only internet connection for mails, also good audio quality (will use earphones).
3.5-4.2" screen size, no need for physical keyboard.
In the price range, I would like it to have decent battery life.

In 2nd priority are screen quality and resolution

Don't mind the OS.

Here are several options I found for a quick search, which also gives you an idea of the price range:

LG Optimus L5 E612
HTC Windows Phone 8S
Nokia Lumia 520

Which of these is the better for my needs / in general?

Also other suggestions are welcome.

Thanks
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Can't speak for the other two, but I love my Lumia 520. For what they cost, the 520 is an amazing value. I've used it as my only phone for the last six months.
     
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