Nokia Lumia 1520 – Review

Lumia Nokia 1520 phablet based on a quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.2 GHz and 800 on Windows Phone 8 operating systems and equipped with a large display, 6 inch, full HD resolution, IPS panel, glass Corning Gorilla 2 and can also be used with gloves.

Other specifications include PureView 20 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED flash and other advanced features, video clips Full HD front camera, LTE network support, Bluetooth and NFC, Wi-Fi, 2 GB RAM, memory 32 GB, expandable with microSD up to 64 GB, GPS with Maps and HERE Drive, Microsoft Office, and integrated battery 3,400 mAh.

Nokia Lumia 1520: Design

The Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet a high-end feature an attractive design with a Unibody polycarbonate body and a slightly porous coating. The distinct feature of the large 6-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, IPS panel, scratch-resistant glass Gorilla Glass 2 and ability to use even with gloves. The dimensions are considerable, and prevent the use with one hand. The fact phablet measure 162.8 mm in height, 85.4 mm width and 8.7 mm thickness. The weight is 209 grams.

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Nokia Lumia 1520: Features and Functionality

Nokia Lumia 1520-sideThe Nokia Lumia 1520 is a very special device that falls into the category of ” phablet “, which includes all those smartphones that feature a display larger than normal. They share more than the tablet and mobile phones. This model in particular, is worthy of known because it has the features and functionality of the first level in all areas, from the media to the workplace.

Speaking, for the moment, the technical data, the Lumia 1520 is a phone that supports both traditional UMTS networks that the new 4G LTE, ensuring then an Internet browsing and data transfer on the web at high speed, there is talk of up to 150 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload, and of course, the availability of HSDPA and HSUPA. phablet The browser then has Internet Explorer 10, the Wi-Fi connectivity, USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. Finally, based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 800 quad-core 2.2 Ghz, 2 GB of RAM and operating system Windows Phone 8.

Turning now to a more detailed analysis of the Nokia Lumia 1520 one of its most interesting aspects is definitely the design, thanks to its unibody polycarbonate porous coating and its display of the highest quality with Full HD resolution, curved Corning Gorilla glass 2 Glass scratch-resistant and easy to clean with IPS panel and very sensitive to touch, so it can be used even with gloves.

The peculiarity is that it is the first Nokia Lumia to present a 6-inch diagonal display. Of particular interest is then the multimedia sector, particularly the photo. The phablet mounts a camera PureView by as many as 20 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics to 6 lenses, back-illuminated sensor 1/2, 5-inch, f/2.4 aperture, focal length 26 mm, dual LED flash, optical stabilizer image, 2x digital zoom, video footage in HD and many dedicated applications such as Photo Effect Cinema, Creative Studio, Panorama and interesting Storyteller, which organizes your photos by date and location and saves them on the HERE Maps. There is the 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera for making video calls and self-portraits.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 also has a media player that supports audio and video files in many formats, a stereo FM radio with RDS, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS and NFC module integrated with HERE Maps, which allows you to discover shops, restaurants and local interest in the surroundings. There is no shortage of accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer.

Finally, with regard to the storage capacity, the smartphone has an internal memory of 32 GB, expandable further with microSD cards up to 64 GB. It remains to mention this in the Microsoft Office suite that allows you to safely handle any type of document, such as on a regular computer. As regards, then, the autonomy, the integrated lithium battery 3,400 mAh provides up to 32 days in standby, 27.4 hours of talk time, 124 hours of music playback, video playback and 10.8 hours in 13.6 hours in browsing the Internet via Wi-Fi network. Finally, the package includes the purchase of phablet micro-USB charger, the charger cable connection and Nokia stereo headset, the key to the SIM holder and user manual.


Nokia Lumia 1520 definitely phablet powerful interesting equipped lots Features and Functionalities including stand department hardware support network LTE, processor quad core, camera over 20 megapixel Carl Zeiss and rich of features, the NFC module, a 6-inch display with full HD and Corning Gorilla Glass 2, full connectivity and the Office suite. On the negative, side stand the size a bit too big and the sound is not excellent.

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Value of Money

PROS : RAM, Carl Zeiss optics, Display resolution, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, Microsoft Office integrated, Advanced photo features, Dual LED flash, Autonomy, 4G LTE technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 2, Resolution camera, Internal memory, Innovative photographic applications, Quality body, Quad-core processor.

CONS : Price, Non-removable battery, Dimensions, No nib is supplied, Screen too big for a smartphone, Audio not excellent.

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