32GB Nokia Lumia 1520 now available at Expansys USA, but lacks some LTE bands
0. phoneArena 02 Dec 2013, 10:02 posted on
Nokia's most powerful smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 1520, has been available with AT&T since November 15th, but it comes with only 16GB of internal memory unlike the international version of the phone, which has 32GB of storage space on board. Despite the fact that the Lumia 1520 has a microSD slot and the AT&T Locker will give you 50GB of cloud-based storage, some users aren't thrilled with AT&T's offer. One of the reasons is that if you want to install a lot of apps on your device, the 16 gigabytes of on-board repository will simply do you no good...
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1. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)
That's really unfortunate. Once you go LTE, you'll never settle for anything less.
3. GeekMovement (Posts: 1501; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
I look forward to the day I can use LTE on Sprint. For now, I'm struggling just to keep 3G signal lol.
4. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Unlimited LTE everywhere I go with T-Mobile. In less than a week I used over 16GB of data lol.
6. bigdawg23 (Posts: 366; Member since: 25 May 2011)
I got to ask, how do you consume 16GB in a week? Is it from tethering? I am a heavy user IMHO and I have never eclipsed 5GB.(got to 4.995). I stream youtube and alot of music.
9. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Netflix, Pandora, YouTube and Chrome. Seeing everything on a 5.7" Full HD screen is breath taking.
13. mikelemon (Posts: 93; Member since: 21 Nov 2013)
T mobile's LTE is a joke...... I have them and there LTE can barely go over 3 mbps. That is 3G territory. AT&T on the other hand has some fast stuff here.
2. eisenbricher (Posts: 971; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Killer device. Best build quality/chassis, huge battery, powerful chipset, plentiful RAM, best assertive full HD display, 4 HAAC mics for ultimate sound recording, 20MP pixel binning pureView cam, dolby sound enhancement, wireless charging, NFC and excellent future updates promised by Nokia/MS...
Price might sound high but all above features justify it. And in the new year Nokia/MS will keep pushing useful updates like File manager, Notification center. I want one for sure. Too sad I can't afford one :/
5. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)
$800 is a really steep price though..
8. DFranch (Posts: 140; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
I have to agree. My 920 cost $450 brand new. I hope the 929 on Verizon is cheaper than the 1520. Hopefully $550!
7. Dowson (unregistered)
Price is damn high considering that Microsoft Store sell it at 595 bucks.
10. GrapeEyes (Posts: 243; Member since: 01 Sep 2013)
Check out this deal at the MIcrosoft store:
12. JerryTime (Posts: 468; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)
Sorry, someone at work posted this from my computer.
14. PhoneAbuser (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Dec 2013)
A couple of corrections for the network operator information. AT&T does not operate LTE on Band 7 (2600 MHz) -- no one in the US does as it is not a licensed and assigned band here. T-Mobile can operate LTE on Band 2 (1900 MHz) and Band 4 (1700 MHz uplink / 2100 MHz downlink). The US does not currently have Band 1 licensed due to DoD use. There is no licensed 1700 MHz band currently defined within the 3GPP standards or under the ITU -- it is only paired with another band in an uplink/downlink configuration.