Nokia has finally set it’s foot firmly in the large screen smartphone territory today with the launch of it’s 6 inch screen phones namely Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520. These devices were launched today at Nokia World, Abu Dhabi with much fan fare. As per Nokia these bigger phones will give user better experience with Windows Phone Start screen and also 3 columns for Windows tiles. Nokia Lumia 1520 comes with a 1080p full HD screen, a 20 Megapixel PureView camera with Optical image stablization, enhanced sensor technology, oversampling and outstanding zoom capabilities, along with the latest imaging app called Nokia Camera. If you want to cherish your memories than you have a power packed Nokia Storyteller app installed in this Smartphone. This amazing app will integrate pictures from your phone with HERE location information and create a chronological picture journey on a map. Whenever you want to relive your memories it will play back animated pictures, videos and smart photos. Apart from this Nokia Storyteller app helps you to look up points of interests, check user reviews and help with contact information. All this adds up to a more interactive and user friendly experience.
Nokia Lumia 1520 brings a host of new and exciting features with it. One of it is Nokia Beamer app. It helps you share pictures, locations, or camera view finder from this Lumia device to any compatible screen.This can be shared with people in the same location or to someone far away by sending across a link via email, social media or even by an SMS.
Another app Twitter Vine will soon be available on Windows Phone 8. Twitter Vine helps you tweet short videos and pics. Instagram for Windows for phone 8 helps you quickly share your favorite videos and pictures on the go. Another feature that is worth mentioning is Nokia Rich recording with four microphone. This feature helps you capture crisp and clear videos with equally clear voice from a particular direction.
Nokia Lumia 1520 productivity:
Nokia Lumia 1520 helps you boost your performance by bringing on board power of Microsoft office tools. These tools helps you work at you own ease and location of preference. The powerful battery that comes along also helps in doing more with a single charge and you can of course charge it wirelessly. This stunning device will definitely please you if you are a hardcore gamer as it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and full 1080p HD display, graphics-intensive Xbox games will explode with action. Along with these features there is a 2GB RAM inbuilt, 32 GB on board storage and you may also expand you phone memory by 64 GB using a microSD card, as well as 7GB of free SkyDrive cloud-based storage.
Nokia Lumia 1520 Screen:
This phone employs latest in display technology to stand apart from crowd. The ClearBlack technology makes your screen view able even in the brightest of sunlight. Apart from that this touch screen can even be operated while wearing gloves thanks to super sensitive screen with Gorilla Glass 2.
According to Ilkka Husgafvel, the lead industrial designer for the Lumia 1520, “Purity was one of the main drivers in the creation of this device, along with understanding the scale available in the large screen. We aimed to create a device that feels thin and comfortable in the hand: it’s only 8.7mm deep.”
The phone features ceramic keys on the side, and subdued icons at the front. It will be available in four Lumia colors (white, yellow, red and black): the black phone is made of recycled materials.
The Nokia Lumia 1320
Nokia Lumia 1320 is more or less Nokia Lumia 1520 but at a lesser price. This phone also features a 6″ super sensitive touch screen, a 720p HD screen made with Gorilla Glass 3. It also includes Nokia Music and HERE Maps for great music and location experiences, and welcomes both Nokia Camera and Nokia Storyteller apps, available in the Windows Phone Store.
Nokia Lumia 1520 is expected to be available in United States, Singapore, Hong Kong and Europe before the year end and other countries will follow soon after. Estimated retail price of Nokia Lumia 1520 is $ 749 for and unlocked version. In India it will be available in price range of Rs.45000 to Rs.50000.
Nokia Lumia is a device which is designed for emerging markets, so it will be first launched in China and Vietnam by early next year followed by other Asian countries, India and Europe. As per Nokia Website Nokia Lumia 1320 will be priced at $339 before local taxes. In India it will be available within a price range of Rs. 20,000-25,000.
Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 1520
Operating System: Windows Phone 8 with the latest updates
Networks: GSM/EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; WCDMA: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz; ROW LTE: 1, 3, 7, 8, 20; USA LTE: 2, 4, 5, 7, 17; HSPA+: DL 42 Mbps (Cat 24) / UL 11.5 Mbps (Cat 7)
Speed: LTE 150/50 mbps, DC-HSPA 42mbps
Memory: 2GB RAM, 32 GB internal user memory; 7 GB SkyDrive cloud storage, micro SD card support up to 64GB
Display: 6-inch full HD 1080p LCD , ClearBlack, High Brightness Mode, Sunlight readability, Super sensitive touch for glove and nail usage, Gorilla Glass 2
Processor: 2.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Primary camera: PureView 20-megapixel Auto Focus ZEISS optics with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 2x lossless zoom, oversampling technology, dual LED flash, 1080p @ 30 fps full HD video with optical image stabilization
Secondary Camera: HD 1.2-megapixel wide angle
Size & weight: 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm (volumetric). Weight: 209g
Connectivity: NFC, A-GPS+GLONASS, WLAN (2.4/5Ghz) a/b/g/n/ac, μUSB, BT 4.0 LE, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor
Battery: 3400 mAh (integrated) with built-in wireless charging (Qi compatible)
Audio: Rich Recording with four microphones; Wideband Voice and multi-microphone noise reduction with four microphones; Dolby(R) Headphone, Graphic equalizer, Audio leveling; FM radio
Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 1320
Operating System: Windows Phone 8 with the latest updates
Networks: LTE-ROW: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; WCDMA 850, 900, 2100 MHz; LTE 800, 1800, 2600; LTE-LTA: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; WCDMA 850, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz; LTE 700, 850, 1700, 1900 MHz; HSPA+: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; WCDMA/HSPA + 900, 2100 MHz.
Speed: LTE:3, 7, 20 bands – 100/50 Mbps (cat 3); DC-HSPA ROW: 42/5.76Mbps (cat 24 DL/Cat6 UL); HSPA+ CHINA: 21/5.76Mbps (Cat 14DL/Cat6 UL); GSM: EGPRS 236.8Kps
Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB internal user memory; 7GB SkyDrive cloud storage, micro SD card support up to 64GB
Display: 6-inch HD LCD IPS (1280×720), Super sensitive touch support for glove and long nail use; Gorilla Glass 3
Processor: 1.7GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Primary camera: 5MP Auto Focus, flash. Video 1080p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera: 0.3MP VGA.
Size & weight: 164.25 x 85.9 x 9.79* mm (*volumetric). Weight: 220g
Connectivity: BT 4.0 + LE, Micro-USB 2.0, 3.5mm AHJ, WIFI 802.11(2.4GHz b/g/n)
Battery: 3400 mAh (integrated)
Audio: 1 HAAC mic; 3.5mm AV connector, HD Voice; FM Radio