Nokia Bandit phablet to be called Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Bandit phablet to be called Nokia Lumia 1520
After getting first solid rumors on Nokia’s upcoming 10.1-inch tablet, the Nokia Sirius, today information surfaces about Nokia’s 6-inch phablet, the Nokia Bandit. The Nokia Bandit will actually be called the Nokia Lumia 1520, according to @evleaks.

And that’s about all the new information. We cannot derive much from that number - Nokia’s current flagship is the Nokia Lumia 1020 and all major releases of the company this year end with ‘20’ - the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720. Nokia is also releasing upgraded devices derived from an existing product under the ‘25’ suffix. Such are the Nokia Lumia 925 which is an evolution of the Lumia 920, and such seems to be the Nokia Lumia 625, a supersized version of the Lumia 620.

Clearly, with the Nokia Lumia 1520, the Bandit, we are talking about a device that will kick off a brand new category, and it will be Nokia’s first phablet, a device larger than a phone and smaller than a tablet. The Lumia 1520 is expected to feature a 6-inch 1080p display and run on Windows Phone 8.


source: @evleaks

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Lumia 1520
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh(25.1h 3G talk time)

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61 Comments

1. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

I think it is to differentiate the phablets from normal phones. Its a good decision in my opinion. 900 => Flagship with normal size. 1000 => EOS flagship. 1500 => Phablet. By releasing 3 different flagship products they will be in the limelight throughout the year.

18. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

well said sir!

36. sats.mine2k4

Posts: 208; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

It might also indicate the projected sales numbers...

38. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

up coming tablet 2020

44. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I'd prefer the phablet be closer to the others in number, e.g. Lumia 1100-series, although there were some 1100s previously that were budget models, as I recall. That way the phablet could be Lumia 1100, 7-8" RT tablets 1200, 10"+ RT tablets 1300, 7-8" Win8 tablets 1400, and 10"+ Windows 8 Pro tablets 1500. Not sure if Lumia should be applied to the actual tablets though, maybe another name or continue the Booklet name

47. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

this is the one the best phone from nokia for damn sure..........hope we will see New WP version (like a Win8) in this phablet......!!!

55. bwhiting

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 15, 2013

that seems like it would be the case with the future of mobile devices coming out now

2. akbarkool

Posts: 42; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

Bring it on already!! Nokia FTW!

3. gaurang

Posts: 94; Member since: Nov 16, 2012

man those tiles look awesome on that huge screen

46. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

so u r using lumia 1520 right now.....lol

4. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I don't like this trend where phones are getting bigger and bigger. :( I prefer a 720p, 3.7-4.0 inch display. That should be more than enough for me.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Go Home,, your boring!!!

11. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Honestly speaking, my hands are not big enough. Agree. But I don't understand how that made me sound boring. Even I love all the Lumia high-ends. Its just this 6 inch phone that made me worry if it was a little too big. (Just my personal feeling again!)

13. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Some might possibly be in agreement with you about larger smartphones being less appealing. However, Samsung has proven there is a definite market for Phablets, and Nokia will be wise to try and capture some of that for themselves. This machine sounds great to me, and I can hardly wait for it to hit the streets...

14. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Well thats why there is already smaller lumia's , but as mentioned, a phablet is what the people want :-)

16. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Yeah. This sound fair. But I don't want to compromise on having a smaller processor or RAM, though. Hope they'll strike a perfect balance in size & specs for guys like me. :)

20. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 547; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Yeah,Nokia lumia 1520 with snapdragon 800 cpu,2gb ram & Windows 8 pro will beat the Note 2 & also Note 3

30. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

except it has WP so no it won't...

10. lapatossu

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 28, 2013

720p upgraded Lumia 620 would be perfect, but I think there is also a high demand for phablets.

12. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Yeah. But do they have to have that 6 inch screen? 5-5.5" is not good for a phablet? (seriously this is not to offend any phablet lovers here. Just asking!)

15. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

I have the LG G pro. 5'5 screen isnt enough,,. Windows 8 will look beautiful on a 6" screen..

32. ShenAlJoker

Posts: 113; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

Yeah go home iboy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

33. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

iboy? You serious? I've never used an apple product in my whole life. Personally, I don't have anything against samsung or apple. But I love Nokia for some reason. Maybe its because I'm from India and I grew along having Nokia phones. So, that comment up there shows the concern I have for my favorite OEM and my own personal opinion about large screens. I was in no way dissing Nokia or any other company here. Just learn to show some respect.

34. ShenAlJoker

Posts: 113; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

whooooo calm down pal...... i'm a huge nokia fan too!!!!!!!!!!! but when u were talking about smaller screens i thought you were an iboy. i'm from sri lanka dude. and like u , i too grew up with nokia. so i guess we r on the same boat. no hard feelings. and for u to know i didnt type this loooooooooong comment because i'm afraid of u....... COOL!

35. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I never wanted you to be afraid of me. Lol.. Anyway, neighbouring country.. Similar tastes.. Great to know.. Cheers.. :)

56. ShenAlJoker

Posts: 113; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

cool!

40. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Good thing there's the 520, 620, and 720 then.

45. UdhaiyaPrasanth

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

If 1520 = flagship, then maybe 1420, 1320, & 1220 will be mini versions of 1520. All I'm wishing for is, they shouldn't downgrade the specs too much (like Sony Honami).

5. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Nokia is clearly stepping it up in all the right directions: this phablet sounds awesome, and will undoubtably have Nokia's amazing Pureview camera technology, in addition to a powerful CPU and GPU, as well as a 1080P display to boot... Samsung and Apple had better move over - Nokia is back!!!

23. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

"Samsung and Apple had better move over..." Really? is that the best you could do? Do you think these companies are your local small companies? Just look at their profits before you start commenting.

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