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Nokia Lumia 1520

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This phablet-size Windows Phone sports Nokia's PureView camera technology with lossless zoom and raw mode. It also boasts a huge 6-inch display, memory card slot, wireless charging, Snapdragon 800 processor, and a unibody design. Other features include NFC, front camera, and XBox gaming.

versions for different countries support different network frequency bands

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LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2600
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE  (4G)
700  Lower 700 (AT&T) / band 17  USA
850  Cellular / band 5 (V)  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
1700  AWS / band 4 (IV)  Americas
1900  PCS / band 2 (II)  Americas
2600  IMT-E / band 7 (VII)  Canada, South America, Europe, Asia

WCDMA  (3G / 4G)
850  Cellular / band 5 (V)  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
900  band 8 (VIII)  Europe, Asia, Africa
1900  PCS / band 2 (II)  Americas
2100  IMT / band 1 (I)  Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel

GSM  (2G)
850  Cellular  Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel
900  Europe, Asia, Africa
1800  DCS  Europe, Asia, Africa
1900  PCS  Americas
U.S. version shown
Weight 7.37 oz   (209 g)
Dimensions 6.41" x 3.36" x 0.34"   (163 x 85 x 8.7 mm)
Battery Talk: 25.1 hours max.   (1506 minutes)
Standby: 780 hours max.   (32.5 days)
3400 mAh, Non-removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
6"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
ClearBlack IPS, 368 ppi
OS / Platform Windows Phone
version 8
Processor 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
14.6 GB internal storage, available to user
32 GB version also available
SIM card size Nano (4FF)
FCC ID PYAB » (Approved Sep 30, 2013)

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Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Ruggedized -
Water-Resistant -
Wireless Charging Qi
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M4, T3 (mostly tele-coil compatible)
Multiple Languages Yes
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
External Display -
Polyphonic Ringtones -
Ringer Profiles -
Vibrate Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HFP 1.5, PBA 1.1, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.4, OPP 1.1
version 4.0+LE
Infrared (IR) -
Mobile Hotspot for up to 8 devices
PC Sync Yes
USB micro-USB connector
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,ac,b,g,n
supports WPA2
Multiple Numbers per Name Yes
Picture ID Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
Changeable Faceplates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3
Data & Network
Data Tethering Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Flight Mode Yes
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 4)
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Internet Explorer 10
Key Lock Switch -
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Side Keys volume, lock, camera on right
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
super-sensitive (works through gloves)
Hard Drive -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 64 GB
Email Client Protocols Supported: Exchange, POP, IMAP
EMS / Picture Messaging -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Talk, Windows Live, WhatsApp, Yahoo!, Skype, Facebook
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates -
FM Radio Yes
FM Transmitter -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AMR, WMA, WMA, AAC
Stereo Speakers -
Photo & Video
Camera Resolution: 20+ megapixel
PureView, Zeiss lens, auto-focus, OIS, 2x lossless zoom, dual LED flash / panorama
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 1.2-megapixel
wide-angle lens / 720p HD video
Live TV -
Miracast -
PictBridge -
Streaming Video Yes
TV Output -
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
OIS, four microphones
Video Sharing -
Alarm Yes
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
ECML / Digital Wallet -
SyncML -
To-Do List Yes
Voice Memo Yes
Games Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Call Screening -
HD Voice -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Push-To-Talk -
Speaker Phone Yes


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