With a heavy focus on the camera Nokia is all set to make waves in the smartphone market with the Nokia Lumia 1020. Here is a review of the specs and the camera features for those who are considering buying the device.
Design and Display:
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a 4.5 inch AMOLED touch screen, rendering 768 x 1280 pixels resolution and 332 ppi pixel density. It comes with PureMotion HD and ClearBlack display. The screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The device comes with 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm dimensions and weighs 158 grams. The heavy camera on the device gives it a little bump in the back.
Hardware and Operating System:
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 32 GB of internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The device runs on the Windows 8 operating system. It comes with 2 GB of RAM, which is comparable to the other premium smartphones from rival manufacturers. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 however comes with 3 GB of RAM.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 is equipped with a whopping 41 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics. It comes with optical image stabilization, auto or manual focus and Xenon & LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The 41 MP camera on the Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with PureView technology. Users can adjust focus and shutter speed while taking a photo and once the photo is taken users can zoom in, rotate, crop and share the image.
The video capture on the device allows the user to zoom in by up to six times without losing picture quality. It comes with stereo sound to allow users to listen to the playback of the video in high quality audio.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. It allows a talk time of about 13 hours and 20 minutes on 3G or music play of about 63 hours. The stand by time on 3G is about 384 hours.
Another popular Nokia device is the Nokia Lumia 520. Click here to read the specs and price review of the device.
Price in Australia:
The Nokia Lumia 1020 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $729.95 in Australia.
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