Nokia Lumia 1520

Announced:
Oct 22, 2013
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 15, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Nokia Lumia 1520

Announced: Oct 22, 2013
Market status: Released
Release date: Nov 15, 2013

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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  • 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)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

6.0 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

368 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.95 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Polarizing filter

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

20 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front:

1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 inches (162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 128 GB

OS:

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Talk time:

27.40 hours
the average is 22 h (1297 min)

Stand-by time:

32.0 days (768 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)

Talk time (3G):

25.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1389 min)

Music playback:

124.00 hours

Video playback:

10.80 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20, 8, 3, 1, 7

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

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Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 30, 2013

FCC ID value:

PYAB link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg

Body:

0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.75 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Nokia AC-60 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key

MSRP price:

$ 749

This device is also known as Nokia Bandit, Nokia RM-937

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Nokia Lumia 1520 RM-938

US variant

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 5, 4, 2, 7

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.64 W/kg

Nokia Lumia 1520 RM-939

HSPA+ only variant

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (368 ppi)

Description

Nokia's first phablet marks a watershed moment as the first Windows Phone with 6" Full HD display, quad-core Snapdragon, record four HAAC mics, and a 20 MP PureView camera with lossless zoom and OIS.

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