Today at Nokia World the company unveiled its first phablet, or actually two phablets, with the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Nokia Lumia 1320.
The Lumia 1520 is the current phablet flagship with a 20-megapixel snapper, 6-inch Full HD ClearBlack display, 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 150mbps LTE and 3,400mAh battery. The Lumia 1320 is a more budget friendly 6-incher (720p) with a 5-megapixel camera, 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 SoC, 8GB of internal memory as well as a massive 3,400mAh battery.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is expected to begin selling this quarter in Hong Kong, Singapore, the United States, China and Europe (including Finland, France, Germany, and the UK), followed by other markets; and it has an estimated price of around USD 749 before local taxes and subsidies.
The Nokia Lumia 1320 will be available in a choice of orange, yellow, black, or white, and is planned to be available first in China and Vietnam in early 2014, followed by other Asian markets, India and European markets. It carries an estimated price of USD 339 before local taxes and subsidies.
Many of the new features and imaging innovations found in the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Nokia Lumia 1320 will be coming to existing Nokia Lumia smartphones running on Windows Phone 8 aligned with the next software update called “Lumia Black”. The update, including the latest Windows Phone update from Microsoft, is expected to begin rolling out in early 2014. More of the new software features can be found from Nokia’s blog post by following this link.
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