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Nokia Lumia 1520


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Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phone  
OSWindows Phone 8  
Dimensions6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 inches (162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm)  
Weight7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
Physical size6.0 inches  
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

368 ppi  

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio70.95 %  
Colors16 777 216  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Polarizing filter  
Camera20 megapixels  
FlashDual LED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm  
Camera sensor size1/2.5"  
Pixel size1.12 μm  
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging  
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, Panorama, Effects  
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)  
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Video light  
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels  
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974  

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400  
Graphics processorAdreno 330  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2048 MB RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB  
Talk time27.40 hours
the average is 15 h (887 min)
Stand-by time32.0 days (768 hours)
the average is 18 days (424 h)
Talk time (3G)25.10 hours
the average is 15 h (923 min)
Music playback124.00 hours  
Video playback10.80 hours  
Capacity3400 mAh  
Not user replaceableYes  
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi)  
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Dolby Headphone  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s  

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  
Officially announced22 Oct 2013  
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-60 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key  
MSRP price$ 749  

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