Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet launches Windows Phone 8 into the big screen era. With a 6-inch full HD display, Nokia Lumia 1520 offers the largest screen on any Nokia Lumia or Windows Phone ever and is also the first to support 1080p HD resolution. Nokia Lumia 1520 also features superfast quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, Pureview Camera, wireless charging, good battery life, and introduces the Nano-SIM to the Lumia line.
A High Performance Smartphone
Nokia Lumia phones have always been known for their smooth performance, but with a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of RAM on the Lumia 1520, users are bound to notice some performance boost. Nokia Lumia 1520 is coming with the latest Windows Phone 8 update with support for 1080p HD resolution and an enhanced Start Screen with 3 columns for Live Tiles.
Nokia Lumia 1520 comes with a new Nokia Storyteller app that automatically integrates your photos to the Here Maps showing you where you took the pictures and helping you relive the memory. The Nokia Beamer app enables you share content with friends on social media, email, or SMS.
And of course, the Microsoft Office is built-into the Lumia 1520, giving you access to some of the most useful office productivity apps on the go.
Display & Camera
Nokia Lumia 1520 spots a massive 6.0-inch IPS Clearback Touchscreen with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 with enhanced readability under sunlight and a wide viewing angle. The touchscreen is super-sensitive like the Lumia 920 with true colour reproduction.
Nokia Lumia 1520 features an awesome 20 megapixels Pureview camera with 2x Pureview zoom with optical image stabilisation. The camera features dual-LED flash, autofocus, 6-lens Zeiss Optics, BSI, with 1080p HD video recording. The front facing camera spots 1.2 megapixels resolution with 720p HD video recording.
Nokia Lumia 1520 supports penta-band 4G LTE for super fast internet access offering downloads of up to 150Mbps (up to 50Mbps upload). In the Absence of 4G coverage, Lumia 1520 offers quadband HSPA+ with up to 42.2Mbps download speed. Outside 3G/4G coverage the Lumia 1520 supports good old GSM with data services on GPRS and EDGE.
It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n for connecting over WLAN networks. It also offers the Wi-Fi hotspot feature.
Pricing and availability
Nokia Lumia 1520 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy at Nokia Stores and leading online stores in Nigeria. Nokia Lumia 1520 price in Nigeria ranges from N105,000 to N125,000 depending on your location in the country.
Nokia Lumia 1520 Brief Specs
Here are a few specs of the Nokia Lumia 1520:
- Weight: 209 g
- Dimensions: 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
- 6.0-inch Clearback IPS LCD (1080 x 1920 pixels, 386ppi)
- Gorilla Corning Glass 2
- Rear Camera: 20MP Pureview Camera with 1080p HD Video
- Autofocus, OIS, Carl Zeiss Optics (6 lens), dual-LED Flash, 2X High Resolution zoom, Cinemagraph
- Light sensitivity: Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 4000
- Dedicated Camera Key
- Nokia Camera app (the default camera app)
- Front Camera: 1.2MP Front-facing Wide-angle Camera with 720p HD Video
- Skype, Skype Video calls
- Windows Phone 8 OS
- Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
- Adreno 330 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- Nano SIM
- Wireless Charging
- USB Charging
- Colours: White, Yellow, Red and Black
- Storage: 32GB built-in, 7GB free SkyDrive (up to 64GB microSD support)
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Microsoft Office
- Company Hub for Enterprise
- Gyroscope, Digital compass, 3D Accelerometer, Barometer
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) quad-bands (850,900/1900/2100MHz)
- 4G LTE penta-bands (800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz) up to 100Mbps
- Wi-Fi Hotspot (up to 8 devices)
- Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- Voice command/dial
- Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube integration
- GPS Navigation with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Nokia Here Drive+, Here Transit, and Here Maps
- Wi-Fi Positioning
- OneNote, Wallet, Kid’s Corner
- Xbox Live, DirectX 11
- email/push email/IM
- FM Radio & Internet Radio
- Nokia Music, Xbox Music
- GMail, Yahoo Mail, Nokia Mail, Office 365
- Music player (MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB)
- Video player (HD, Mpeg4, WMA, 3GP)
- WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band up to 150Mbps)
- Photo/Video editor
- Internet Explorer 10 Browser
- Battery capacity: 3400mAh
- Standby: 786 hours (3G)
- Talktime: 25.1 hours (3G)
- Wi-Fi Browsing Time: 13.6 hours
- Music Playback: 124 hours
- Video Playback: 10.8 hours