Nokia has 41 reasons why you should buy the Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia has 41 reasons why you should buy the Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia has 41 reasons why the Nokia Lumia 1020 should be your next smartphone. As you can imagine, most of the reasons have to do with the 41MP PureView camera on the back of the device. For example, the Optical Image Stabilization on board the camera brings blur-free pictures while dual capture gives you two images of each photograph you shoot. One lower resolution shot is for you to share on social networks while the other image is used to play around with (editing, special effects).

There are sill another 39 reasons left to try to convince you to make the switch from whatever phone you're currently using. In the U.S., the Nokia Lumia 1020 is an AT&T exclusive priced at $299.99 with a signed two year contract. If you're still undecided about the phone, you can take a look at the 41 reasons to buy it in the infograph below. 

Nokia has 41 reasons why you should buy the Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia has 41 reasons why you should buy the Nokia Lumia 1020


source: Nokia via WindowsPhonePlace, WMPoweruser

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Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.3h 3G talk time)

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95 Comments

1. Yubnub

Posts: 100; Member since: May 23, 2013

No means no!

64. thachlel

Posts: 75; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

One of the reason is takes out the len n put on s4

90. Just.Me

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 24, 2013

Say NO to last years hardware (excl camera), Say no to high price, Say no to having the software of this overpriced thing look exactly the same as a chinese phone.

93. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

just say NO! to google

5. Bootutu

Posts: 228; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

It's almost on par with GS4 camera wise on phonearena review, what's the point of buying this boredom, Get a proper smartphone!, Note 3, Honami will kill it dead....

51. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

acha....and when Honami won't raise to a challenge, there will be another handset worth waiting from sony , right?

87. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

The gs4, or any other crappy android phone, don't even come close to the 1020. I'm sure you've seen a few $hitty camera comparisons on different tech sites portraying the Lumia range as nothing exceptional; What you won't see however, is the difference that a few adjustments to the camera's settings can make to the image quality of photos taken using a Lumia 920, 925, 928, and 1020. Small things like increasing the shutter speed in low light to compensate for camera shake (Something even top of the range DSLR's suffer from) and keeping the ISO at reasonable levels. Remember, "auto" may work fine on the gs4 and iphone, but it doesn't do a very good job when used on the Lumia range of advanced cameraphones.

6. zennacko unregistered

1 reason why you should not buy it: * It is a big phone, unless you're a 7-foot tall person, chances are you're going to operate it with both hands.

16. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Then what about the Sony Xperia Z, the Samsung Galaxy S4, the LG Optimus G, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the Huawei Ascend Mate? Big screens are the future .... Maybe you can try the iPhone5s? Personal preference's i guess again :) Best regards!

72. zennacko unregistered

Even though I hate Apple to the core of my bones, that's really my only option :( Soon enough we'll have phones as big as they were on the 90s, without physical keyboard and slimmer though. I'd love to buy the Xperia Z, it's stylish, classy, rugged but the ONLY disadvantage to me: cannot be used with just one hand. The iPhone still can, and it's the only flagship that meets my criteria, so, I'll have to go with the greedy Apple.

83. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

if jessica alba can carry it, why can't you? then again, don't have to answer that. just go to the gym...

38. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

you're sissy you know? My buddy who suffers from tetraplegia after motorcycle accident can use Lumia 920 so how a healthy, normal person can't? I'm starting to believe that since android people's hands are getting smaller...or they're drifiting towards emo #ags.

73. zennacko unregistered

He must like phones with huge screen, I don't. It's annoying to store on the pocket, it's annoying to use while walking, it's impossible to text while doing something else with one hand (at least there will be no more texting and driving) and if you're the macho, try making a phone call using a 10" tablet and put it on your ears like a normal phone and use it with one hand, you'll see what I'm talking about

7. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

None of which actually mean squat if the OS is so lackluster. Maybe next time, Nokia.

8. Kurai unregistered

at least 90% of the reasons to buy the 1020 are camera features . . . that's only the feature they can brag lol . . .

9. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I don't care what reasons they give. Bottom line, At&t exclusive and $299? Its not going to sell. Period. Unless one of those two change this will just be the awesome camera smartphone that no one bought. I hope not. Because this is the WP8 phone everyones been waiting for.

12. TakashiPerun

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 21, 2013

not again the salesman will give 141 reasons not to buy Lumia and i think those 41 reasons will be camera related :D (although i didnt read article just Tagline) nothing else

18. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

I need only one reason not to buy : Windows Phone.

26. stulla

Posts: 69; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

stay in that small world

20. orielwindow

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 23, 2010

Hey, how about reason #42....MAKE IT AVAILABLE ON MULTIPLE CARRIERS IN THE U.S!

29. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Blame at&t for that exclusive. If Nokia wants too succeed in sales instead of playing favorites n money should be on every carrier.

53. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Why blame AT&T for the exclusive? Nokia was the one that agreed to give the exclusive. They could have passed. Instead, they passed on being able to market their phone to VZW, Sprint and T-Mo customers.

21. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

My only reason is the camera & design.

25. papss unregistered

I only need one.. It's not android. Just my opinion

27. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

....that bombed......

49. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

but it didnt bomb s hard as every comment you and your fellow fanboys make on these nokia articles question to all you sad acts- you claim to have no interest in what the article is about yet continuously comment over and over with the same garbage. why is this? i know the answer, your just a bunch f attention seeking kids with little to know intelligence trying to feel important

52. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Who is him and his fellow fanboys??? All he said was two words. Sounds to me like your the one seeking attention. Smh

55. papss unregistered

If you need him to explain you are either new to this site or a window licker.. Hope it's the first one

57. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

seems we have another dupe account, and its easy to figure as there is always a new account that appears to defend that ''Whoyton1'' your making it too obvious with your many different accounts. and you know who im on bout been one of them, this article and all nokia/wp articles show the real tragic fanboys. P.A needs some real action against this android fanboy plague. the myth that android is for the more techie person is shown as bs because of your kind ohh and you cant use your crap defense that people who like nokia hate android and are jealous because im currently using android now (still have my 808 as its still a beast) anything to say?

62. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Wrong again there are loads a who are not here and you are lucky or else Samsung and Android fans will be all over ™®

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