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Pictures of the Nokia Lumia 1520 mini appear; possible April release seen

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Pictures of the Nokia Lumia 1520 mini appear; possible April release seen
Earlier this month we passed along information about a mini version of the Nokia Lumia 1520, called the Nokia Lumia 1520 V. On Friday and Saturday,  leaked photos of the device were posted on a couple of sites out of China. One of the pictures allegedly shows the Lumia 1520 V next to an Apple iPhone, giving us an idea about its size. Right now, the full-sized Nokia Lumia 1520 would be considered the flagship Windows Phone model with top-shelf specs that match up with powerful Android devices. The upcoming Nokia Lumia Icon will supposedly offer the same high-end specs, but with a more pocketable 5 inch screen.

The latest word is that the Nokia Lumia 1520 V will have a 4.45 inch screen with resolution of 768 x 1280. Original reports had the phone carrying a 1080 x 1920 resolution on a 4.3 inch screen, but that apparently was too good to be true. A 2370mAh battery will be powering the device, which will offer the 3 columns of Live Tiles like the full-sized phablet.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 V (which stands for Viisi) is expected to be launched in April. So far, no pricing information has been leaked.


source: WPBar (translated), MiLeaks (translated, RegistrationReqd) via WMPoweruser (1), (2)

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posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:01 1

1. aditya.k (Posts: 455; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)


Looks like an iPhone from the front in 2nd pic.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:26

2. arsenaljimenez (Posts: 137; Member since: 03 May 2012)


I think that's a nokia lumia 925

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:54 8

6. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5047; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Really? -__-'

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 22:55

9. Liveitup (Posts: 867; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


Yeah sorta looks like Lumia 925 with the black gap at the bottom. The 1520 V is an awesome smartphone, great specs to compliment the OS, it also has a killer screen.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 03:48 1

22. Doakie (Posts: 1099; Member since: 06 May 2009)


Wait...this is just another 4.5" 720p Lumia so technically they are actually just 're releasing the 925......... :-/ Who cares?

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 07:25 4

26. Glim12808 (Posts: 391; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Reports indicate it will carry an affordable price tag so it will be a great upgrade for the Lumia 720 - so I care! I care very much!

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 08:08 1

31. akki20892 (Posts: 3243; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Phone have not release yet. And check other specs.

posted on 27 Jan 2014, 08:16

35. NateAdam8 (Posts: 134; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Not you but who cares :-p

posted on 27 Jan 2014, 08:15

34. NateAdam8 (Posts: 134; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


Nope.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:44 4

4. vandroid (Posts: 251; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)


That is an iPhone

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 00:11

14. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 378; Member since: 24 May 2011)


Yup, no one noticed that? Strange.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:46

5. starkiller306 (Posts: 58; Member since: 13 Nov 2013)


that's actually an iphone on the right. :P

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 04:23 2

25. great (Posts: 56; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


they compared the size of the phone with an iphone !

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 08:05 3

30. akki20892 (Posts: 3243; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


In second picture. There is iPhone on right hand side and nokoa lumia 1520v left hand side. They are comparing size. Get it guys.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 21:27

3. djripster (Posts: 118; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


I thought three columns on Windows Phone was only available on devices with 5 inches or larger displays

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 22:18

7. apple4never (Posts: 917; Member since: 08 May 2013)


thats what i thought, they may be smaller i guess, seems like a great phone though

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 22:38

8. corporateJP (Posts: 1520; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)


Why not give it a different model number and get on with life?

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 23:03

10. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7326; Member since: 14 May 2012)


1520 V.. Wtf? Why not give it a name like 1100 or something?

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 00:14

15. starkiller306 (Posts: 58; Member since: 13 Nov 2013)


1100 was an old nokia phone. don't think they'll use that number.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 01:41

17. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7326; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Lumia 1120.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 03:05 1

20. amasog (Posts: 129; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)


WTF!! Why not wait until nokia annouce the phone to know how will they call it?

you are condemning a phone that is not announced yet? what if nokia officialy call it 1502?

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 07:28 1

27. Glim12808 (Posts: 391; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


LOL! But I personally believe it will most likely be called either Lumia 730 or Lumia 830. Heard it will carry an affordable price tag so really a good upgrade path for the 720, or even the 820.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 23:34

11. Aplusk (Posts: 85; Member since: 10 Nov 2013)


please release it with win8.1 update & bring apps to sd, browsers, file manager, vlc or whatever you planned.

posted on 25 Jan 2014, 23:44 1

13. NateAdam8 (Posts: 134; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


The only thing people like about iPhone is it App Store cause it's a limited UI and Android's great but full of holes big enough for people to hack it to the point of brinking. WP would be better if they'd just get more apps but it's not a bad OS.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 02:26 1

19. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7326; Member since: 14 May 2012)


1) iOS apps are somewhat better than anything else on the market
2) Jailbreaking an iPhone does wonders
3) Full of holes? Never had an issue with malware or hackers since 2010
4) WP does need more apps, and official ones

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 01:52 1

18. Rongocook (Posts: 76; Member since: 20 Sep 2013)


4.45 seems even better than 4.3. perfect for me man!

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 03:38

21. Snoobab (Posts: 172; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


There won't be an extra row of tiles unless the res is 1080p. I'm sceptical about the above photos.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 07:38

29. Diazene (Posts: 123; Member since: 01 May 2013)


the 720p 1320 has the extra row of tiles

posted on 27 Jan 2014, 08:12

33. NateAdam8 (Posts: 134; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)


It's gotta have a screen size of 4.7 or bigger for the extra row of tiles

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 03:50 1

23. boosook (Posts: 896; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Nokia didn't change the design in the last two years… it looks like any other yellow Lumia phone. I prefer the Z1 Compact, though I must admit that this is a good move: Nokia is the second, after Sony, to understand that lots of people want a powerful phone with a smaller screen than current 5" flagships.

posted on 26 Jan 2014, 13:13

32. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1015; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


I hear Apple is going to a 4.8 inch screen for the Iphone six. I think good Smart phones have to be able to fit in a Person's Pocket to be useful to most folks. therefore the 4.5 to 5 inch smart phones are the way to go for big screen smart phones. the 6 inch plus smart phone mini tablets will sell but will have a smaller sales number because the are too big to be put in a person's pocket.

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