Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the first Windows Phone – running phablet, Nokia Lumia 1520
Nokia Lumia 1520 that we first knew under the code name the Bandit is finally officially revealed by Nokia. The first large sized high-end smartphone that runs on the Windows Phone platform was long anticipated by users of the operating system. It boasts the style of Nokia Lumia 1020, the top quality of Nokia and all the advantages of the Windows Phone that you have dreamed to use on a big screen. In addition, the device works with blazing fast processor, features a great camera and brings the user experience to a higher level.
Let’s begin with the display of Lumia 1520. The phablet is armored with a 6-inches Full HD LCD screen with a resolution of 1080p and amazing pixel density for the size, 367ppi. Thanks to the large display, the Windows Phone platform can work with its whole potential adding a third row of Live Tiles in the homes screen. Among the key advantages of the display is the PureMotion HD+ technology integrated along with the Nokia ClearBlack filter that assures an excellent readability of the screen even in sunlight. The body of Nokia Lumia 1520 measures 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm. It is ultra light for this size, only 209 grams that will feel great in the hand as Nokia promises. The modern design of the phablet is in line with the Lumia style. The high-end device comes in several color options – white, red, yellow and black. The phablet is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset ticking at 2.2GHz and 2GB RAM on board. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS. The storage of the phone is 32GB with the option to add up to 64GB via microSD card. The battery of Lumia 1520 is with capacity of 3400mAh. In terms of connectivity the plus-sized smartphone supports NFC, Wi-Fi, 4G/LTE, A-GPS.
Among the most impressive features of the new phone is its 20.7MP PureView camera on the back. The technology integrated in the camera is the same used for the 41 shooter of the camera-phone Nokia Lumia 1020. It is equipped with Carl Zeiss lens. The capabilities of the camera include Panorama mode and exceptional image stabilization. The Lumia 1520 is the first large-sized smartphone that arrives with so improved camera. It assures 4x optical zoom for HD video recording. The camera provides a dual-capture mode that can captures 5MP images in the automatic mode. Thanks to the integrated pixel-binning technology the feature will blend the information of 4+ pixels in the perfect quality of picture. We knew from previous leaks that the new Nokia Camera app will be pre-installed in the phablet but now we know for sure that it is true. it brings truly great saturation and improved settings along with more features and modes. We shared with you the Storyteller app that leaked some days ago. Now it is officially part of Nokia Lumia 1520 and combines the features and possibilities of the HERE mapping app for Windows Phone with user’s personal videos and photos in the device.
The new phablet assures an excellent call quality and sound thanks to its 4 HAAC microphones installed in the device. The high-end 6-inches phablet is expected to cost $749 full price without any commitment with carriers. Rumors say that the mobile operator AT&T will launch the phablet at premium price but we will wait and see. Nokia is planning to introduce the Lumia 1520 worldwide. According to the latest news, AT&T has officially announced that it will be the exclusive carrier to release the smartphone in the States. The company has not revealed the launch date yet but we can make a sure guess that it will be before the holiday season.