New Nokia Lumia 1520 price in India, review and features

Nokia has launched the new Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet in India. Nokia and Microsoft have now come together with the phone cum tablet which is notable for the huge 6-inch capacitive display and Window Phone 8 Amber OS.

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The most notable difference in the screen is an additional third column in the Live Tile home screen, aimed at devices with bigger screens of 5-inches with 1,920×1080 pixels resolution. It is equipped with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 800 processor, 2.2GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM.

Users of Lumia 1520 can close apps by using the X button which pops up in the multi-tasking window. Also available is the new Driving mode that uses Bluetooth to determine if user is driving.

The handset makes use of a micro-SIM card for 2G, 3G and 4G LTE. The ClearBlack Display helps in cutting down reading glare in direct sunlight.

The handset measures 162.8×85.4×8.7mm, looks slimmer and definitely seems lighter in weight with 209g. The device comes in a range of colours, including glossy red, matte white, matte black and yellow.

The device comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n , DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot support. Lumia comes with internal memory of 32 GB which is expandable by another 32GB via a microSD card slot.

Supported by a 20-megapixel Carl Zeiss optics primary camera, Lumia 1520 has optical image stabilisation as well as dual-LED flash and 26mm focal length.

The new Nokia Camera app with onscreen controls helps in controlling exposure levels. The 3400mAh battery is non-removable and gives a stand-by battery time of 780 hours and up to 25 hours of talk time.

The official launch price has been set at $749 (Rs 46,190), one of Nokia’s most expensive offerings to the market.

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