• 6" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 800 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 20-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3400 mAh

The Nokia Lumia 1520 phone has a 6-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 20MP main camera and a 1.2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3400 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 800 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductLumia 1520 (2013), Price: 449 USD
Display6" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 20-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 1.2-MP
  • Snapdragon 800 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery3400 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 209g (7.4oz), 162.8x85.4x8.7 mm (6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$449
Diagonal (inches)6"
Display/Body Ratio71.4%
Sharpness (PPI)367 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 2
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery Capacity (mAh)3400 mAh
Talk Time27 hours
Music Playback Time124 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 800
Processor ModelMSM8974
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionWindows 8.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR EU Head0.64 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.2 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Lumia 1520 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Nokia Lumia 1520 waterproof?

No. the Lumia 1520 does not appear to be water-tight as we do not see an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Lumia 1520 Dual-SIM?

No, the Lumia 1520 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Asian markets. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Lumia 1520 4K?

No, the Lumia 1520 resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Lumia 1520 compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, the Lumia 1520 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Is the Lumia 1520 4G?

Yes, the Lumia 1520 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Is the Lumia 1520 a 5G device?

No, the Lumia 1520 is not a 5G smartphone.

Is the Lumia 1520 USB-C?

No, the Lumia 1520 does not have a USB-C connector.

Does the Lumia 1520 have a removable battery?

No, the Lumia 1520 does not have a removable battery.

Nokia Lumia 1520 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better