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

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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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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47 Comments

1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Please release 725 along with it...

7. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

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

16. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

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

17. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Where is the Teeken Avatar gone Nathan®

19. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Gone with the wind...

37. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Smiley just got shot in the head.

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

UNLEASHED THE NOKIA BEAST

24. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 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.

15. brandonrana

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

a true revolution

41. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

how??

45. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

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

2. papss unregistered

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

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Has my interest, keep it up with software parity improvements. Wp has a new look on life after yesterday's announcement.

4. JojoGo101

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

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

13. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 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

31. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

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

5. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 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™

9. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Jolla Os is horrible...imo

11. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

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

14. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

I didnt know that...cool

20. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 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

22. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 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.

6. GeekMovement unregistered

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

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 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 ™

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

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

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

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

21. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 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.

26. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

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

38. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

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

23. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 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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