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Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet now tipped to be introduced on September 26th

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Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet now tipped to be introduced on September 26th
According to a tweet from evleaks, the first Windows Phone phablet will be introduced on September 26th. The unit is expected to sport a 6 inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. A quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor is under the hood with 2GB of RAM on board and 32GB of native storage inside. The Nokia Lumia 1520 will sport a microSD slot.

Speculation has the phablet launching in November and it will be the first Windows Phone model to come with the GDR3 update that allows Windows Phone to support 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution screens, and a quad-core Snapdragon processor. Also rumored to be part of the GDR3 update is a Driving Mode that disables certain functions of the phone while you are driving and the phone is paired with the car's bluetooth radio. A rotation lock which freezes the orientation of the phone screen in portrait or landscape, will also be part of the update along with improved mutitasking capabilities and a revised homescreen.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 closes the specs gap with Android and it should be interesting to see if the GDR3 update marks the beginning of a surge in Windows Phone's popularity.

Tweet from evleaks calls for September 26th unveiling of Nokia Lumia 1520

Tweet from evleaks calls for September 26th unveiling of Nokia Lumia 1520


source: @evleaks via Pocketlint

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posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:38 11

1. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Please release 725 along with it...

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:49

7. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Why on earth a midrange cheap budget scrap for...
The L1030 with Note3 specs....

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:08 7

16. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


I did not write release 725 instead of 1520...i wrote release 725 along with it.
Your thoughts are throughly jumbled.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:13

17. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Where is the Teeken Avatar gone Nathan®

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:19 4

19. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Gone with the wind...

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 00:14

37. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


Smiley just got shot in the head.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:55 8

12. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


UNLEASHED THE NOKIA BEAST

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:56 1

24. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)


As long as this is offered by multicarriers then has a chance but if Nokia gave another stupid exclusive to at&t... Then screw this.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:04 3

15. brandonrana (Posts: 57; Member since: 04 Nov 2012)


a true revolution

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 01:17 3

41. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1635; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


how??

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 09:32 1

45. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


this phablet will surprise us soon............!!!

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:40 4

2. papss (unregistered)


Seems interesting. Hope they bring something that can showcase the new power and size.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:40 2

3. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Has my interest, keep it up with software parity improvements.

Wp has a new look on life after yesterday's announcement.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:45 1

4. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)


Interesting.. I would like to see if this is going to be called Nokia Lumia or something else.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:55

13. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2284; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Winkia,numia,surficia,8kia, Who cares about whats its going to be called,, it still will have nokias doing on it..just saying.. people see it as a deal breaker? Lol

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 22:55 1

31. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Can't be anything else until the acquisition goes through next year (presuming it does).

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:46

5. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Get rid of that Wp8 platform and use Jolla, Maeemo, Meego™
This won't sell well just like the Surface Pro and RT. Another big let down. There are immense Wp8
Dislikers™

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:52 5

9. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2284; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Jolla Os is horrible...imo

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:54 1

11. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


You can customise it how ever you like, like Android™ the power and art of Linux Android®
©

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:56

14. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2284; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


I didnt know that...cool

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:26 5

20. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1186; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


sailfish is awesome lol you're blind it's more open then android and unlike tizen ubunutu touch and firefox os it's unique and doesn't have an android'esque feel

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:52 1

22. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2235; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


Sailfish does look pretty cool, and it is going to be pretty powerful. The big problem will be the early budget hardware. I felt the same way about BB10, which has tons of cool features and lots of potential, but the hardware just didn't pass muster. Meego/Maemo/Harmattan were the same way, but the hardware stopped getting updated after the N9.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:48 7

6. GeekMovement (unregistered)


Sony and Nokia needs to bring their wonderful flagships to all of the carriers in the US!

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:52

10. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Sony is accepted by all 5 carriers, but NokiaWp8 never. They don't want to touch or no about that good for nothing platform, which is 3x restricted than iOS ™

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 20:51 8

8. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2284; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Yesssss sir...... good day to be a windows phone 8 fan.. :-) i honestly cant wait for this beast !! Bring it nokia !!!!!

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:15 3

18. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


All i ask of this beast is for a landscape mode...and it's all done.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:31

21. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2138; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)


Is this the xperia z1 kill3r?not even close..while 1020 still crying in the corner let's see what the cat brought in(Ipn5s)just entered too..might be going to the the corner too.

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 22:12 4

26. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2284; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


In the leak photos, the 1520 next to the Z1? 1520 murderd it....sorry...lol

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 00:18 1

38. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


Crying? How?
Z1 still not released. Wait for the camera shootout buddy. Before you go crazy..

posted on 11 Sep 2013, 21:53

23. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2235; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


This handset is too big for me, personally. The Note II pushed it, but this is bigger than the Mega 6.3.

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