Nokia Lumia 1020 – Display, Hardware, Specs, Quick Review

Alex Bezeau November 24, 2013 2
Nokia Lumia 1020 – Display, Hardware, Specs, Quick Review


The Nokia Lumia 1020 is official and its here! The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the first ever Windows Phone 8 device to be equipped with the popular 41MP primary camera, that we saw in the 808 PureView. The Nokia Lumia 1020 works on 2G, 3G and 4G networks.

Today let us check out the hardware configuration and key features of the Nokia Lumia 1020, the new flagship device of the company. Will the Lumia 1020 be the dream device that Windows Phone 8 consumers have been waiting for? Let’s find out.


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The Nokia Lumia 1020 has a 4.5-inch HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. The device has a display resolution of 768 x 1280 pixels with a pixel density of 332 ppi. The latest Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the display of this device. A unique feature of the Nokia Lumia 1020 is that it has a PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack display.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has the Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz Krait dual-core processor, Adreno 225 GPU and has 2 GB of RAM.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 runs on the latest version of Windows Phone OS, Microsoft Windows Phone 8.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has an in-built storage space of 32GB only; there are no other options available. And similar other Nokia Lumia smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 1020 does not have a microSD card support.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has a 41MP primary camera, similar to the high performance camera present on the Nokia 808 PureView. This camera is equipped with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Xenon and LED flash.

This primary camera allows you to capture images at a resolution of 7152 x 5368 pixels, as well as 1080p videos with 4X lossless digital zoom. The Lumia 1020 also has with a 1.2MP front facing camera.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has a standard capacity 2000 Li-Ion mAh battery. The battery is non-removable and is expected to give a talk time of up to 19 hours on 2G and 13 hours on 3G.

The dimensions of the Nokia Lumia 1020 are 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm. It’s interesting to see that in spite of having a 41MP camera and an equal capacity battery, the Nokia Lumia 1020 manages to be technically thinner than the Lumia 920.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 weighs about 158 grams, which makes it way lighter than the Nokia Lumia 920.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is definitely one of the best cameraphones in the world, if not the best. The 41MP camera equipped in a Windows Phone 8 will give the company a very good chance of recovery.

Nokia Lumia smartphones have been popular among consumers and Windows fans, and the Lumia 1020 will only add to the excitement. If you are a Windows Phone 8 fan and love Nokia, then the Nokia Lumia 1020 is one of the best smartphone for you.

Here is a specifications chart of the Nokia Lumia 1020:

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  1. rogue  November 25, 2013 at 12:59 am - Reply

    which one is better – lumia 1020 or 1520?
    because i need better battery also

    • mx  November 25, 2013 at 3:51 am - Reply

      dude get the 1520.. its way better than any other lumia

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