Hardware and Specifications
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is powered by Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system. Nokia Lumia 1520 is powered with a 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor that sets up a new standard in Nokia smartphones. This processor is the most powerful processor for mobile devices as of October, 2013. The device has a nano-SIM card slot and various sensors such as proximity, accelerometer and ambient light sensor. In terms of storage, the device has 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage which could be further expanded aditionally upto 64 GB using micro-SD cards.
Screen and Design
The device sports a 6-inch full HD IPS plus capacitive touch screen, which is said to be the best screen Nokia has ever assembled. The display has a screen resolution of 1080x1920 pixels which gives an effective pixel density of about 367 PPI. In terms of design, the phone has a polycarbonate unibody design, very similar to other Lumia devices and will be the largest smartphone in terms of screen size, that Nokia has ever manufactured.
Camera and Multimedia
Nokia Lumia 1520 sports a 20MP auto-focus camera with dual LED flash and Carl Zeiss lens. The camera also has the ability to shoot full HD 1920 x 1080p videos. The device also has a 2 MP HD front-facing camera which could be used for video calling and snapping selfies. This phone will compete with the high-end flagship smartphones from Sony, HTC and Samsung such as Sony Xperia Z1, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and HTC One Max. This makes not only web browsing and reading better but also gaming and watching videos a wonderful experience so you can make the most out of it.
Connectivity and Features
This high-end device from Nokia comes equipped with all the latest technology to deliver high performance and extend its work possibilities. The phone supports 42 Mbps HSDPA and 100 Mbps HSUPA along with 4G LTE connectivity in compatible market. The device has Bluetooth v4.0 and NFC connectivity that can only be used to connect to various wireless accessories to transfer files over the personal area network using the Tap+Send feature from Microsoft Windows Phone platform. This phone comes with wireless charging feature based upon the Qi standard. The device support dual-band Wi-Fi ac/a/b/g/n for the next generation compatibility for accessing the Internet connectivity and personal networks connections.
Battery and Storage
The device packs a huge 3400 mAh Li-Ion battery that will deliver long-lasting performance, thanks to highly optimised software and hardware. There is a possibility that this phone may last over 20 hours of 3G talk-time and over 10 hours of video-watching and web-browsing time over Wi-Fi. The phone will come with 32 GB of internal storage space along with an ability to expand it further utp 64 GB using the in-built MicroSD card slot.