Nokia finally launched its highly-anticipated Nokia Lumia 1520
phablet at Nokia World
in Abu Dhabi, amidst much fanfare. While the latest Lumia 1520 doesn't
look much different from its other Lumia siblings in terms of design, it
comes with several new features. The Finnish handset maker has
introduced a bevy of enhanced hardware specs and better apps on the
Lumia 1520. Here are the top eight features of the Nokia Lumia 1520.
1. First full-HD Windows Phone
highlight of the Nokia's latest phablet is the full-HD display. The
Nokia Lumia 1520 becomes the first Windows Phone to feature a 1080p HD
resolution. The company also noted at the event that the latest Lumia
1520 comes with sunlight readability enhancements. While Windows Phone
platform was until now limited to WXGA resolution, the third Microsoft
Windows Phone update has brought the support for full-HD display to the OS.
2. Third Live Tile column in homescreen
big improvement in the Nokia Lumia 1520 has been the introduction of
the third Live Tile column on the Start screen, which does offer more to
view on the homescreen. Microsoft's third Windows Phone update brought
the third Live Tile column in the Start screen for Windows Phone
sporting HD and full-HD displays. The Nokia Lumia 1520 becomes the one
of the first Windows Phone to feature the third Live Tile column on the
3. Powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
new phablet device, the Lumia 1520 is a beast in terms of hardware. The
phone features a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and
becomes the first Windows Phone to be backed by a quad-core processor.
4. Nokia Rich Recording
takes the Lumia 1520's video recording capability to the next level
with revamped Nokia Rich Recording feature, first seen on Lumia 1020.
The device comes with four microphones and also includes directional
stereo recording capability for capturing videos with distortion free
audio from the ideal direction for perfect and clear sound.
5. Nokia Beamer app
has also introduced a new Nokia Beamer app on the Lumia 1520 which
enables users to share content to any HTML5 enabled device. Users can
share contents like images, documents, location details and even camera
viewfinder from the Lumia 1520 to any compatible screen through social
media, emails as well as SMS.
6. Nokia Storyteller app
multiple leaks, the Nokia Storyteller app is now official. Nokia's new
Storyteller feature organizes clicked images into stories with
chronological order using HERE location details. Users can also check
for details and reviews of a location on HERE map using the Storyteller
app. The app has also been introduced on Lumia 1320 and Lumia 2520
7. Nokia Camera app
Nokia's new Nokia Camera app
combines two popular apps, the Nokia Pro Cam and Nokia Smart Cam into
one app. The new Nokia Camera app brings new editing and sharing
features to the Lumia 1520. The Nokia Camera app includes new camera
algorithms and comes with a new feature dubbed colour pop. It also
sports a smart mode which can shoot a number of images in a moment and
allows removing unnecessary objects form the images.
8. Lumia Black
unveiling the Nokia Lumia 1520, the company also announced that it is
working on an firmware update dubbed Lumia Black which will be built on
Microsoft's third Windows Phone update and that it will bring the above
newly revealed software features to its existing Window Phone 8
smartphones. The Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 are currently the only
devices to feature the new firmware.