Nokia Lumia 1520 is finally official, get ready to be blown away!

Alex Bezeau October 22, 2013 0
Nokia Lumia 1520 is finally official, get ready to be blown away!


Finally, the wait is over and the Nokia Lumia 1520 is officially here. And even before getting into any of the details about the new Windows phablet, we are happy to let you know that the Nokia Lumia 1520 has stood up to almost every expectation we had from it.

And no matter what you were expecting from the Nokia Lumia 1520, no matter how good you expected it to be, if your expectations were realistic, then your Christmas day is already here! Get ready to check out the Nokia Lumia 1520 officially for the first time, here we go.

Nokia Lumia 1520

Lumia 1520
This is one name that Nokia and Windows fans and consumers have been talking about since a very long time. The rumor mill has had a great time with the Lumia 1520 with the number of leaked images and spec sheets coming in and going on every now and then.

But finally (yes we are saying it one more time), the Nokia Lumia 1520 is here and is surely going to bring Nokia back into the smartphone battle! Let us check out what the Lumia 1520 is all about.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the first-ever full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display phablet running on Windows. The device has a 6-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of about 376ppi (pixels per inch).

The device is equipped with the chipset that has been powering almost every next-gen smartphone and phablet out in the market today, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. The Lumia 1520 is powered by a 2.2GHz Krait 400 quad-core processor, Adreno 330 GPU and has 2GB of RAM. If you knew how fast Windows phones were with the dual-core processor, you can just imagine what’s going to happen with this new 2.2GHz quad-core beast.

Other important specs and features of the Nokia Lumia 1520 include 32GB of internal storage, microSD card support for cards up to 64GB, 20MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss lens, Optical Image Stabilization, autofocus and dual-LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is a standard 1.2MP one.

This is one specification that has completely taken us by surprise! Since the time the Nokia Lumia 1520 hit the rumor mill, we were expecting the phablet to have a decent battery capacity of 2000mAh to 2500mAh at the most.

But Nokia has actually surprised us all, and by far has surpassed our expectations by loading a massive 3400mAh Li-Ion battery. Of course, like most other Lumia smartphones, the battery is non-removable.

All in all, the Nokia Lumia 1520 results to be a big hit! With a price tag of $749 (without taxes and subsidies), the device might seem to be over-priced, but we don’t think that Windows fans and consumers would take this as a drawback. The price is definitely worth what you get in return, and if you simply wait for the right time and the right offer, you might as well save a lot of money on the deal.

We will be back with a lot more updates as well as a detailed review of the Lumia 1520 soon. But for now, check out the detailed spec sheet given out here and also let us know if you would want us to cover anything specific regarding the Lumia 1520.

Nokia Lumia 1520

Lumia 1520 wireless charging

  • 6-inch full HD IPS LCD display
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution
  • 367 ppi pixel density


  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset
  • 2.2GHz quad-core Krait 400 CPU
  • Adreno 330 GPU
  • 2GB of RAM


  • 32GB of internal storage
  • Up to 64GB expandable storage


  • 20MP primary camera
  • 1.2MP secondary camera


  • Non-removable 3400mAh Li-Ion
  • Up to 28 hours of talk time on 2G
  • Up to 25 hours of talk time on 3G


  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber


  • 209 grams


  • 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm


By the way, if you are interested in checking out how Nokia loves to describe the Lumia 1520, then we have that information for you as well. Go ahead check it out.

Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 1520

Operating System: Windows Phone 8 with the latest updates

Networks: GSM/EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; WCDMA: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz; ROW LTE: 1, 3, 7, 8, 20; USA LTE: 2, 4, 5, 7, 17; HSPA+: DL 42 Mbps (Cat 24) / UL 11.5 Mbps (Cat 7)

Speed: LTE 150/50 mbps, DC-HSPA 42mbps

Memory: 2GB RAM, 32 GB internal user memory; 7 GB SkyDrive cloud storage, micro SD card support up to 64GB

Display: 6-inch full HD 1080p LCD , ClearBlack, High Brightness Mode, Sunlight readability, Super sensitive touch for glove and nail usage, Gorilla Glass 2

Processor: 2.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800

Primary camera: PureView 20-megapixel Auto Focus ZEISS optics with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 2x lossless zoom, oversampling technology, dual LED flash, 1080p @ 30 fps full HD video with optical image stabilization

Secondary Camera: HD 1.2-megapixel wide angle

Size & weight: 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm (volumetric). Weight: 209g

Connectivity: NFC, A-GPS+GLONASS, WLAN (2.4/5Ghz) a/b/g/n/ac, μUSB, BT 4.0 LE, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor

Battery: 3400 mAh (integrated) with built-in wireless charging (Qi compatible)

Audio: Rich Recording with four microphones; Wideband Voice and multi-microphone noise reduction with four microphones; Dolby(R) Headphone, Graphic equalizer, Audio leveling; FM radio

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