Nokia Lumia 1520 is first with assertive display: watch it easily beat Galaxy Note 3's screen

Nokia unveiled its first phablet, the Lumia 1520, two days ago and one of its key features is the sharp and vibrant 6-inch 1080 x 1920 pixel screen…
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121 Comments

104. vincelongman

Posts: 5625; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I don't trust this video, because at 0:42 its pitch black, but you still can't really read the Note 3's screen, they could have easily rigged it.

105. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

makes no sense responding no sammy friends on here want to hear their phone not the top no more

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sammitesnwill not stand for this. Eclipsegsx to the rescue.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'll give credit to where it's due. Not bad at all.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What do u think about the 1520?

41. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

DOA..

49. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

2520 is DOA. 1520 is pretty damn amazing, but carrier exclusive (AT&T) is what's stopping the phone from selling more than it should.

55. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Nokia bought over by Microsoft saga make it a wait and see. Besides windows mobile is not as compelling as android or iOS.

120. JPDVM2014

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

You mean Windows Phone....android is pretty much Windows Mobile next-gen...

9. Jehovah

Posts: 69; Member since: Jun 25, 2013

Nokia has a great product, but needs to work harder on distribuition. I fear the 1520 will only reach Brazil around march 2014 (if we took the time the 920 needed to get here as basis for this guess). By this time, it will already have to face the S5 or the next 10 flagships-like devices Samsung has on the making.

11. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Lumia 1520 killing the note 3.

19. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Just no.

24. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Pray harder.

29. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

See the 9.8 user review score next to the Note III, the best ever on this site? Well someone prayed hard cause the 2nd coming is here, and it has an S-Pen!

37. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

I did not say that note 3 is a bad device just that the 1520 is better.

88. Tamer81

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

I can see it alright, see through the biased reviews made by you and your kin. Scored a 10 on camera? Really? That will make the NL1520 score an 11 and the 1020 a 12. Display 10? NL1520 gets an 11 there as well. Battery 10? Make that 11 for the 1520. No lag you say huh. Try filling up your phone with apps and vids and music, see if it's still as lagproof then! My spouse has an SGS3 and it's far from lagproof. Time to take off your Google Goggles (or glasses whatever) folks! Yes the OS is different. WP8 is lacking some (okay a bunch) of apps but Android is ,issing some as well compared to WP8 especially the Nokia apps. Both OS'es are far from perfect. Which one is better is just based on your personal preference. I like WP8, you like Android or iOS. Nut the Lumia 1520 is top notch and you just have to admit that!

30. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Let's wait and see how much killing the 1520 actually does after it comes out. Its an awesome device there's no denying that, but its the first of its kind. It has to prove its worth as a WP8 phablet in the market before it would be killing N3. Not only are Notes the only phablets that millions of people are familiar with, but they're also the most feature packed IMO.

47. HouTexan

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

I think you should be the one praying, seeing as that the Note III is "big man on campus". The 1520 is cool, but it ain't the note III.

20. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

This ain't about nokia being android. A win is a win!

21. Doppiadi

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 18, 2013

This is innovative and can truly improve everyday smartphone/tablet usage, I hope other companies will get on board.

26. JDogg5281

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

If only it was on more carriers........Nokia you will learn sooner or later

86. Beijendorf unregistered

I think the take-home message here is "Don't sign multi-year deals for exclusives with carriers just to get some short-term money flow".

36. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

lumia 1520 is overall the best smartphone design...the design itself is beautiful, bazels are thin, screen is gorgeous...am tempted to buy this as my second handset to my htc one...

38. poping unregistered

note 3 for me...

39. taojj

Posts: 33; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

Wondering where the Samsung fan girls are hiding???

40. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

"...will we see it on other smartphones?" Of Course!! SAMSUNG WILL COPY IT for sure! Remember the supersensitive touch on NL920? Samsung copied it!!!

66. Klamba92

Posts: 212; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

I understand what you are saying but this is something every manufacture should do, everyone should be allowed to use this, it's great for consumers!

121. JPDVM2014

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Yep, I love Windows Phone, but saying others are "copying" for taking something like this is ridiculous. Everyone needs to be able to use this, as well as the super-sensitive screen. Complain if they take GUI elements or something.

43. jb4674

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

I'm surprised that the big three (Apple, Goole and Microsoft) haven't figured out a way to sell their Mobile OS offerings separately so that it can work with flagship devices such as the Lumia 1020, 1520, Sony Xperia Z (and all its variants), Motorola Droids, iPhones, etc. People would pay money to have this kind of flexibility if they decided one day that they wanted to try iOS or Droid instead of WP, for example.

70. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Android is free and can be done in theory... In practice is difficult because part of the code in the phone, the equivalent of the "drivers" is propietary and the OEMs don't disclose it. So don't blame the big three, it's the OEMs who don't allow you do to so. But I would love to see it.

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