Nokia Lumia 1520

  • Nokia Lumia 1520
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The Lumia 1520 is the first 6-inch device from Nokia. It comes loaded with the latest version of Windows Phone, Update 3, which adds a third row of Live Tiles to the Start screen. There's also a 20-MP PureView camera with image stabilization and oversampling technology. The Lumia 1520 is powered by a Snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz quad-core CPU, Adreno 330 GPU, 2 GB of RAM, 3,400 mAh battery with wireless charging, 32 GB of storage and a microSD card slot.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 80

Throughout the past year we've seen companies try and pry the large-screen crown away from Samsung's Galaxy Note line. Nokia is hoping that their Lumia 1520 will give the Note 3 a run for its money, especially with its impressive spec sheet.

By TopTenREVIEWS on

The Nokia Lumia 1520 has the largest screen available on the latest Nokia touchscreen phones. The ClearBlack, IPS LCD screen measures 6 inches and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is easy to read in direct sunlight. Like other Nokia mobile...

By crowdedbrain.co.uk on

The Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 is a beast of a device with a 6" 1920 x 1080 display a 20MP PureView camera, a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 CPU; 2GB RAM; 16/32GB storage (microSD expansion up to 64GB), NFC and 802.11n Wi-Fi; plus a 3,200 mAh battery – now draw...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a new 6-inch Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 20-megapixel 1/2.5-type sensor and a 26mm equivalent Carl Zeiss lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/2.4 and optical image stabilization. The Nokia Lumia 1520 also features a 6-inch...

By Whathifi.com on 80

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a Windows Phone of firsts. For a start, its sizeable 6in screen means it's the first Windows Phone ‘phablet' to hit the market and, more importantly, it's also the first to pack a quad-core processor and a Full HD screen, putting...

By Phone Arena on

When the Nokia Lumia 1520 first launched here in the US through AT&T, it astounded us with its aggressive $100 on-contract cost – giving it plenty of value for the buck. Strangely enough, after looking at its existing offering through the carrier, it...

By beginnerstech.co.uk on 80

One thing that we are guilty of here at BeginnersTech is not looking at and reviewing Windows products. The main reason for that is there aren't any of us fully interested in them enough to go out and spend the money on a Windows Phone and review it....

By Phone Arena on

We have to admit it, guys. We were not excited when we learned that the new HTC One will use an UltraPixel camera, just like its 2013 predecessor. But now, after putting the phone's camera through its paces, our skepticism has vanished for the most...

By techview.co on

For me the 1520 represents an excellent package at an extremely competitive price point. It isn't over priced, or under equipped in terms of hardware. I'm no fan of big screen sizes and that's the only reason I don't have it, that and the lack of a xenon...

By gizmag.com on

iPhones and Android phones might get the lion's share of attention, but we think Windows Phone is a pretty terrific platform in its own right. What happens when you marry Microsoft's mobile OS to an enormous 6-in phablet? You get the Nokia Lumia 1520,...

By ITP.net on 80

It's difficult to believe that, until very recently, Nokia has been unable to ship Lumia devices with Full HD displays. However, a Windows Phone firmware update last year brought Full HD to the Lumia platform, and Nokia responded by launching the...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

The Nokia Lumia 1520 offers one of the highest specification cameras currently available phablet smartphone, and produces pleasing results, with some quite unique features including the ability to zoom into photos, as well as videos. If you are not...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 100

If there’s one company that hasn’t made much of a deal about the whole tablet-sized phone area called “phablets,” it’s Nokia, which has been pretty resistant, at least until now. , a 6 inch Windows-based phone that brings a whole lot of promise in a...

By CoolSmartphone on

Late last year in Abu Dhabi Nokia announced a range of new devices including the rather large 6″ Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520, when I first saw them I thought “wow, they look amazing, I need them asap”. After a few months of reading early reviews and...

By TechTree on 70

The Lumia 1520 is a powerful phone with an excellent screen. Its 20 megapixel camera is ahead of the competition. Things like offline sat-nav, Nokia Music subscription, and Office Suite add value to the package. Moreover, the phone's performance is...

By tbreak.ae on 84

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the best Windows Phone currently available. It is super fast and has a great battery life. It also has an amazing screen, however, sized at a massive 6-inch, it isn't for everyone and I highly recommend you play with one at a...

By bitbitbyte.com on

How big is too big? Nokia is asking you to push the boundaries on the answer. It used to be that a ~4.5-inch display was considered huge. In the 2014 smartphone world, however 4.5 inches is now considered average or even small. But when you look at...

By geeksquad.co.uk on

The Lumia 1520 is the biggest Windows Phone to date, bringing with it some incredible hardware and a massive screen - but can it compete with other phablets? Agent Plummer finds out.As the next flagship device for the Windows Phone and Nokia brands, we...

By NotebookCheck on 91

In review: Nokia Lumia 1520. Review sample courtesy of Nokia Germany. Nokia has successfully entered the phablet sector with its Lumia 1520. It convinces with its excellent build , and its very good screen . The camera also belongs to the better ones in...

By FoneArena on

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is definitely a foot in the right direction from both Nokia and Microsoft and as a package, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is quite impressive. When the Windows Phone App store catches up with Android and iOS, this will definitely be a...