Specs leak once more for Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet

Specs leak once more for Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet
With the unveiling of the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet on Tuesday just days away, another leak of the 6 incher's specs have graced us with an appearance on this lazy Sunday. What gives these specs a touch more believability is that they came from a tweet sent out by evleaks, who has already proven himself to be a reliable source of information.

On the other hand, the tweet really just confirms earlier leaks, but you know something, that's not a bad thing after all. Thanks to the GDR3 update (which debuts on this phone, by the way), the Nokia Lumia 1520 will sport a 6 inch glass with 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. That should give the display on the handset the highest resolution on any Windows Phone. And we would be amiss if we didn't point out the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor driving the unit.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 will offer 2GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB of native storage, a 20.7MP PureView shooter on the back, and built-in Qi wireless charging technology. The phablet will be offered in black, white and yellow. We expect to see the device launch via AT&T the second week of November for $299.99 on contract, and while not listed on the tweet, there should be a pretty hefty 3400mAh cell powering the model.

With all of the momentum that the platform has come up with in the low end of the marketplace, this is a big turning point for Windows Phone. The GDR3 update now allows Microsoft's mobile OS to compete on a more level playing field with Android. Now if only Microsoft could work something out with Google for an Android or iOS style YouTube app.

source: @evleaks via WPCentral

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