NOKIA LUMIA 1020 – Is it the best?

NOKIA LUMIA 1020 – Is it the best?

NOKIA LUMIA 1020 – Is it the best?

by July 29, 2013 0 comments

The Lumia series is a unique introduction from the former king of smartphones, Nokia. With the Windows 8 operating system, Lumia phones have managed to attract a lot of eyes in the market. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the successor of the 808 PUREVIEW, but with a booty of features. The amazing 808 PUREVIEW could not gain much importance just because of its Symbian Belle OS. But that’s not the case with Lumia 1020. Let’s see what it has managed to get in the specifications board.


  • 41 megapixels Carl Zeiss optics primary, 1.2 MP secondary
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Xenon & LED flash
  • 1/1.5” sensor size
  • PUREVIEW Technology, 1.12 µm pixel size, dual capture
  • Windows 8 OS
  • 32 GB internal memory, expandable up to 64 GB
  • Dual-core 1.5 GHZ Qualcomm processor with 2 GB RAM

The design of the Nokia Lumia 1020 is stunning. The body is similar to the other Lumia phones, a polycarbonate body. With a maximum thickness of 10.4 mm it’s slightly thinner than the Lumia 920. The camera lens comes bulging out of the back which takes some time getting used to.

The 1020 has an AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. The screen size is a comfortable 4.5 inches and the viewing angles are pretty good with a pixel density of 332 PPI. The Nokia’s CLEARBLACK technology makes the display of the phone to be used comfortably outside and also usable with gloves on.

The Lumia 1020 boasts an enormous 41 megapixel camera sensor, but due to the square sensors and round lenses the image quality is restricted to a maximum 38 MP quality which is pretty amazing. It comes with an LED as well as a Xenon flash for low light shooting. The pixel technology used inside is what Nokia calls as Super pixels.It has the ability to do Full HD recording at 1080p.The camera is better than any other point and shoot cameras available in the market and definitely the PUREVIEW technology makes it even better.

The 1020 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 processor with a clock speed of 1.25 GHZ. The GPU chipset inside the Lumia 1020 is the ADRENO 225 which is enough to handle games such as Temple Run & Subway Surf. The Lumia 1020 comes with 2 GB of RAM which enables smooth opening of apps, buttery scrolling and swiping.

OS and Features:
The Nokia Lumia 1020 runs on Windows 8. The user interface of Windows 8 is the best out in the market as compared to other Android based devices. The battery life of the 1020 is excellent as it gives a talk time of up to 19 hours in 2G and 13 hours in 3G. It provides a pretty good standby time of up to 384 hours straight. Nokia Lumia 1020 is definitely the best camera phone in the market.

Available in the mid budget range of slightly less than Rs. 20,000, the Nokia Lumia is a great buy especially if you are Nokia loyalist. Ease in operation and super efficient performance, Nokia Lumia 1020 promises you an enhanced user experience. For latest price and updates, do keep visit Compare Raja before you buy one for yourself.

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