Specs summary


The Nokia Lumia 1520's screen is 6 inches with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 Quad core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Windows Phone 8 operating system (OS).

20+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 20+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3400 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 32 days standby time, 1644 minutes (2G), 1506 minutes (3G), 816 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Full Specs

Regions available USA, United Kingdom, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, South America, Africa, India, Philippines, Russia, China
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
2100/800/900/1800 /2600 MHz
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Windows Phone 8

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 Quad core 2.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
32 GB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.64 W/kg
Body: 0.2 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, USB Power Adapter
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3400 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Video Playback Time 648 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 816 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
1644 minutes (2G)
1506 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 32 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Glossy Red, Green, White, Yellow
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.3 x 8.5 x 0.9 cm
(6.4 x 3.3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 209 grams
(7.4 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 368 pixels
Size 6 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Internet Explorer Mobile
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Yahoo! Mail, Outlook Mobile, Gmail, Office 365, Nokia Mail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
PictBridge No
Front Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info Self-portrait
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 20+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, ISO, Image stabilization, Panorama, White balance, Scene mode
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Formats H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, eAAC+, eAAC, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WMA Pro, WMA, M4A, AMR-NB
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, AVI
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Yes
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments
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