Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet priced officially at € 699.99, release date is in November


Nokia's first phablet effort, the Lumia 1520, turned out to be a large slab, stuffed to the gills with top-shelf smartphone tech like a 20 MP PureView camera, 4 HAAC mics, and the groundbreaking Assertive Display technology.

All that jazz can be yours for $749 without a contract in the US, and yet-undisclosed price with carrier subsidies. What about the rest of the world, though? Well, Nokia's Nstore in Italy just solved that mystery, listing the colorful phablet officially for € 699.99. This is for the 32 GB phablet with shipping slated for next month, and a € 99 preorder tag.
Electronics' prices in USD usually directly translate to the more expensive Euros, but Nokia apparently decided not to be so harsh on Italians with the Lumia 1520. This prices it similar to any other flagship phone or phablet in Europe, so we will follow the sales development with interest, as this might be the last major Nokia handset before Microsoft takes over the smartphone division.

source: Nstore.it via NPU

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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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28 Comments

1. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

I can get 2 nexus 5 for this price.

2. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

then buy a Nexus 5.. No one is asking you to buy this if you dont want to.. My goodness..

3. papss unregistered

You are drunk.. you can't compare this beast to the N series. If that's the case we should compare it to the note series too

9. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Beast? Just coz it has 6-inch screen? 1520 has almost same hardware components as Nexus (5 or whatever it's called). It will have a better camera sensor and mics. Does that make it double the price? Nope. Nokia is just ripping you off like Apple.

10. richardraji

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 14, 2013

nokia isnt.. the price is worth it 4 HAAC mics ,1080p display assertive tech 3400mAH battery 20mp camera 6'' display dont even compare the nexus 5

16. papss unregistered

You forget bigger screen and battery. . But I'm sure it helped your case to leave that out. Take your Goggles off.

11. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

but u won't get that 1520 has.

27. ZPM101

Posts: 36; Member since: Apr 12, 2010

Boooooooo!

4. rantao333

Posts: 346; Member since: May 21, 2013

im gona get this! cant wait!

5. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Good lord - that's almost a grand (USD) for this phone. I don't care how awesome a phone is; theres absolutely no justification paying that much.

6. iHamzaDev

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

That's out of contract, buddy. Phone cost to be produced, and profits are what keep a company alive. $749 isn't that bad for a phone. Go look on eBay as to what people are asking for certain devices. There 'are' justifications for paying that much. If you can afford to pay and want it, then one should pay. If not, look else where, simple as that.

13. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Don't call me buddy. I'm not your friend. $749 for a phone isn't that bad? Really? I can't think of any more expensive.

15. mousesports

Posts: 286; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

go to buy IPHONE robot !!!!! And then come back here and tell us about the price . DND GTFO !

19. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

I would never buy an iPhone - or any phone for that matter - at full retail. To each their own, but spending 600+ on a phone isn't for me. that's all I was trying to say.

17. papss unregistered

Note 3 anyone?

25. iHamzaDev

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

I pay out of contract prices to avoid being on contract. It's a BIG money saver in the long run. Look it up, 'buddy.'

7. robin

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 27, 2010

still i will wait for a lumia with following specs 5 inch screen 41 mp camera(lumia 1020) full hd screen & the same battery here. May be the 1020 successor

12. taikucing unregistered

i'm waiting too. Lumia 1520 is a beast. Lumia 1520 with 41 MP Pureview is a monster.

14. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

And ... 60fps video record like Note 3

18. Beijendorf unregistered

And here's where I'm curious. Judging from the earlier leak of 7 codenames I've made a list: Orion = Asha 500 Pegasus = Asha 502 Lanai = Asha 503 Shorty = Lumia 525? (Earlier Shorty was a speakerphone) Bandit = Lumia 1520 Sirius = Lumia 2520 Rivendell = ??? I wan't to know what that leaked unknown codename is for. Is it for the rumoured second smaller phablet with a 41 MP camera? Is it the full-aluminium chassis some regard as a fake? Is it the Lumia 929? Come on Nokia, give us a clue!

22. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Maybe the 929 going Verizon. 5" and almost same as the bandit. Just cross your fingers.

28. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

And the So called Mountain View=? Android phone? maybe but there is only a small chance.

29. Beijendorf unregistered

My best guess for Rivendell is the first Nokia with a light-field camera (Pelican Imaging, PiCam) with their 300 megapixel sensors. Possibly even higher megapixels, since the 300 megapixel version is almost a year old when Rivendell is due for release. "Legolas, what do your elf eyes see?"

8. qiangshengchen

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 05, 2013

1520 sale to the chinese about 820dollars

20. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

if you watched nokia world they said it's 749 USD.

24. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

this phone will have at least 1000 $ price in my country

26. arcq12

Posts: 733; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

Article title says 699.99 euros LOL

30. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

I'm scared to see the price in Australia ...

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