Verizon branded Nokia Lumia 1520 in white, preserved on film

Verizon branded Nokia Lumia 1520 in white, preserved on film
Hey Verizon customers, we've got some good news for you to chew on this Friday evening. You might have thought that the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet would end up being an AT&T exclusive. After all, the Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 1020 were all launched as exclusives for AT&T.

But a picture showing a white Nokia Lumia 1520 reveals the Verizon logo on the back of the unit. That would certainly seem to indicate that Big Red customers will get a crack at owning the first Windows Phone unit with the GDR3 update that allows for a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution on the 6 inch screen, and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor under the hood. A 20MP PureView snapper is rumored to adorn the back of the phablet.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 could be a big product (no pun intended) for the Windows Phone platform. The GDR3 update brings Windows Phone specs closer to Android's numbers. In that respect, it is better for the Nokia Lumia 1520 to be made available to more U.S. operators than just AT&T and based on this picture, it sure looks like this is going to happen. The device is expected to be unveiled by Nokia on September 26th and launched in November.


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source: Weibo via NewCellPhonesBlog

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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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19 Comments

1. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Finally nokia will be releasing 1080p

17. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

This looks different than the original lumia 1520. I guess special edition for Verizon. And the original world variety will hit in at&t.

2. ramsin

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 13, 2013

Just let me know when I can pre-order it

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

It's nice that Nokia (or Microsoft I guess) is up to date in terms of specs, but a 6" WP8 phablet just seems ridiculous. I've seen all the leaks, and WP8 on a large display looks absolutely HORRIBLE. There's just so many damn tiles, and that's it, tiles. WP on a smaller display, ok, it looks alright, but definitely not on a screen that big. Stick to regular sized phones, WP, you don't belong on phablets. Note: this is my opinion. Don't get offended by it and try to tell me WP is the best thing ever and will be beautiful on a large display, because that will be just wasting your time.

4. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

WP IS THE BEST THING EVER AND WILL BE BEAUTIFUL ON A LARGE DISPLAY!!! Oh wait, I didn't see that last part, sorry. Anyways, I'm not convinced by this phone either. The only reason Samsung has made the Note series work is their Note-specific software that actually enhances the Android experience to the point that the Note ISN'T just a large phone, OR a small tablet. Maybe Nokia and MS will surprise us with some neat phablet-worthy features, but I hate to say I'm fairly pessimistic at this point. With MS' track-record, I guess we're lucky that it's even 1080p.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I doubt it... Every WP7/8 phone was exactly the same, aside from the OEM apps like HTC does with their phones and Nokia with the Lumias. I completely agree with Bezerk. WP8 on a 6" screen looks terrible. It's cluttered, which goes against what WP8 is all about. That's why I'm not so excited for the phone at all. Only time will tell I guess.

12. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

then dont put many tiles. problem?

18. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Windows 8 or windows rt in it that be great.

5. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Oh yeah its about time, please be on 4 major carriers Cause it would double or triple the sales to bring out the Lumia name

6. jedpatrickdatu

Posts: 169; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

That is not a Lumia 1520! It lacks a camera bulge and the speaker on the lower corner is new. The flash position is different as well!

11. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

Nokia alters the designs for carriers. Ex: Lumia 920 and 928 look very different and only change in specs is xenon flash on 928. Lumia 820 (ATT), 822 (Verizon) and 810 (T-mobile) look different from each other. I am sure Verizon would have demanded different design for their version.

13. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

They always except the iphone

7. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Hey PA, any news on Nokia doing the "Friday the 13th" thing? Everything seems so quiet.

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Check Twitter.

16. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Bah! Hopeless...thought there was going to be some announcement.

10. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Looks diffreant? But as mention, good to see it coming. On all carriers,, GO NOKIA ... AND GO CANELO !!!ftw

14. Bfrenz

Posts: 285; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

So no more AT&T exclusivity for some time after release?.

15. papss unregistered

I like the little hump actually. Bring me a red or cyan one please.

19. wilsonbooster

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 05, 2013

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