Nokia Lumia 1520 review

Nokia goes big on specs, but can Windows Phone 8 keep up?

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
64 GB
Built-in Memory
32 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Lumia
Cellular Generation
4G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100, LTE 800, LTE 900, LTE 1800, LTE 2100, LTE 2600
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
20 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Black
Operating System
Windows Mobile
Brand Name
Nokia
Battery Talk Time
1 Day
Product Model
1520
Screen Size
15.2 cm (6")
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
209 g
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
China RoHS, EU RoHS, WEEE, REACH
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 4.0
Operating System Version
Windows Phone 8
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
368 ppi
Front Camera Resolution
1.2 Megapixel
SIM Size Supported
Nano
Height
162.8 mm
Width
85.4 mm
Depth
8.7 mm
Battery Standby Time
768 Hour
Manufacturer
Nokia
Product Name
Lumia 1520 Smartphone
Processor Speed
2.20 GHz
Processor Type
Snapdragon 800
Product Line
Lumia
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Magnetometer
Manufacturer Part Number
A00015322
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.nokia.co.uk
Marketing Information
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A six-inch, 1080p full HD display with excellent outdoor readability and redesigned start screen lets you make the most of the extra space.

Tell better stories
Tell your stories the way they're meant to be told with Nokia Storyteller, image editing tools and a 20 megapixel, PureView camera.

Your creative canvas
With a six-inch, super-sensitive, full HD display and great readability in sunlight, the Nokia Lumia 1520 Tablet Phone is the perfect canvas to tell your story on.

When you can't find the words
Take amazing photos with a 20 MP PureView camera and let Nokia Storyteller organise them into stories using interactive HERE maps.

Pick up where you left off
The Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone is a powerhouse of productivity. Built-in Microsoft Office means you can view and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files without losing any original formatting. Save documents to SkyDrive and return to them whenever it suits you.

Fun with photos
Tell a different story by reframing and recropping high-resolution photos. Add captions and explore a whole range of creative effects and filters with exclusive photo editing tools.

Windows Phone 8 gets even bigger
The Nokia Lumia 1520 comes to the UK with all the exclusive features of Windows Phone 8, like Live Tiles and People Hub. And they're all optimised for the big screen, making your Windows Phone 8 experience even better.

Fit for business
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a formidable business smartphone with built-in Microsoft Office, respected business applications like Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 and Lync, as well as enterprise-level security to give you peace of mind.
Package Contents
  • Lumia 1520 Smartphone
  • MicroUSB Charger
  • Charging and Data Cable
  • Headset
  • Quick Guide
  • SIM Door Key
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Standard Memory
2 GB
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