Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

4.0
October 21, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

  • Design1
    • Dimensions
      • Height: 130.4 mm
      • Width: 71.4 mm
      • Thickness2: 10.4 mm
      • Weight: 158 g
      • Volume: 96.9 cm³
    • Display and User Interface
      • Display size: 4.5 ''
      • Display resolution: WXGA (1280 x 768) 
      • Display features: PureMotion HD+, Brightness control, High brightness mode, Refresh rate 60 Hz, Sculpted glass, Easy to clean, Nokia Glance screen, Lumia Color profile, Wide viewing angle, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Sunlight readability enhancements
      • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M) 
      • Aspect ratio: 15:9 
      • Pixel density: 334 ppi
      • Display technology: ClearBlack, AMOLED 
      • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch 
      • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer
    • Keys and Input Methods
      • User Input: Touch 
      • Operating keys: Volume keys, Camera key, Power/Lock key
    • Form factor
      • Form factor: Monoblock touch 
  • Hardware
    • Connectivity
      • SIM card type: Micro SIM 
      • Charging connectors: Charging Pads, Micro-USB
      • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector 
      • System connectors: Micro-USB-B 
      • USB: USB 2.0 
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 3.0 
      • Bluetooth profiles: Object Push profile (OPP) 1.1, Hands-free profile (HFP) 1.5, Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) 1.2, Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) 1.4, Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) 1.1
      • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n 
      • WLAN Security: WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA, WPA-Personal, WEP, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA
      • NFC: Secure NFC for payment, Sharing, Pairing, Tagging
      • Other wireless connectivity: Wi-Fi Channel bonding 
    • Data Network
      • LTE network bands3: 1, 3, 7, 8, 20
      • LTE max data speed DL: 100 Mbps 
      • LTE max data speed UL: 50 Mbps 
      • WCDMA network: 900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 1900 MHz, 850 MHz
      • WCDMA max data speed DL: HSDPA - 42.2 Mbps 
      • WCDMA max data speed UL: HSUPA - 5.76 Mbps 
      • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
      • GSM max data speed DL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
      • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps 
    • Power Management4
      • Battery: BV-5XW 
      • Battery capacity: 2000 mAh
      • Battery voltage: 3.8 V
      • Removable battery: No 
      • Maximum standby time: 16 days
      • Maximum talk time (2G): 19.1 h
      • Maximum talk time (3G): 13.3 h
      • Maximum music playback time: 63 h
      • Maximum Video playback time: 6.8 h
      • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 6.7 h
      • Wireless charging: Yes, with accessory cover 
    • Processor
      • Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 
      • Processor type: Dual-core 1.5 GHz 
    • Memory
      • User data storage: In device, SkyDrive cloud storage
      • RAM: 2 GB 
      • Mass memory5: 32 GB, 64 GB
      • Free cloud storage: 7 GB
  • Software and applications
    • Productivity features
      • Features (Personal information Management): Calculator, Clock, Calendar, Phonebook, Alarm clock, Reminders, To-do list, Social networks in Phonebook, OneNote, Wallet, Family Room, Kid's Corner
      • Business apps: Adobe acrobat reader free download, Lync (Corporate IM) free download, SkyDrive storage for documents and notes, Company Hub for enterprise applications, Office apps: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, OneNote
      • Document formats supported: Excel, PDF, Word, OneNote, Powerpoint
      • Syncronization: Exchange ActiveSync, Windows companion app, Mac companion app, Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac
      • Sync content: Calendar, Video, Pictures, Music, Contacts
    • Other Applications
      • Game features: DirectX 11, Touch UI, XBox-Live Hub
      • Graphics format: JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG
    • Software platform & User Interface
      • SW Platform: Windows Phone 
      • Software release: Windows Phone 8 
  • Communications
    • Email and Messaging6
      • Email clients: Yahoo! Mail, Outlook Mobile, Gmail, Office 365, Nokia Mail, Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com, MS Exchange Active Sync
      • Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
      • Email features: Viewing and editing of email attachments, Always up to date, Multiple simultaneous email accounts, Text-to-speech message reader, Email attachments, Conversational view on email, Linking multiple inboxes to one, Inbox filtering, HTML viewer
      • Instant messaging: Google Talk, Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, WhatsApp, Yahoo! Messenger, Skype IM, Facebook
      • Messaging features: Integrated text messaging and chat, Instant messaging, Concatenated SMS for long messages, Multiple SMS deletion, List of recently used numbers, Audio messaging, Text-to-speech message reader, Text messaging, Number screening for messaging, Unified MMS/SMS editor, Automatic resizing of images for MMS, Distribution lists for messaging, Multimedia messaging, Conversational chat style SMS, Unified inbox for SMS and MMS
    • Call management
      • Features (Call Management): Voice Commands, Call waiting, Voice mail, Integrated hands-free speakers, Call forwarding, Call logs: dialled, received and missed, Call history, Voice dial, Conference call, Skype voice call
      • Video call features: Skype video call 
      • Supported amount of phonebooks: One integrated phonebook 
      • Contacts: Unlimited 
      • Ringtones: Downloadable ringtones, MP3 ringtones
      • Noise cancellation: Two microphone uplink noise cancellation 
      • Speech codecs: AMR-WB, GSM FR, AMR-NB, GSM HR, EFR, GSM EFR
  • Device security
    • Security
      • Enterprise security features: Remote security policy enforcement 
      • General Security features: Remote device locking via Internet, Secure NFC, Track and Protect via internet, Firmware update, Remote wipe of user data via Internet, Device lock, Device passcode, PIN code, Firmware and OS integrity check, Secure device start-up, Online back-up and restore, Application sandboxing and integrity check
      • Advance security features: Lost device tracking, Browser integrated anti-phishing
      • Data encryption: User data encryption for device 
  • Sharing and Internet
    • Browsing and Internet
      • Internet browser capabilities: Internet Explorer 10 
      • Social apps: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter
      • Photo sharing: Share over Bluetooth, Facebook, Tap and share images or videos with NFC, Picasa, Flickr, Send as email attachment, Share on TV with Play to DLNA app, SkyDrive, PhotoBeamer
      • Video sharing: Video sharing with NFC, YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, Video sharing to social network and internet, Facebook, SkyDrive, Joyn video call sharing, Share on TV with Play to DLNA app
      • Location sharing: WP location sharing, Foursquare
      • Wi-Fi hotspot: Up to 8 Wi-Fi-enabled devices 
      • Play To: Share your locally stored  photos, videos and music to any DLNA capable device connected to the same Wi-Fi network. You can easily connect to a Wi-Fi network and discover other active DLNA capable devices on the network. Enjoy your content on a DLNA capable Xbox, TV, Blu-ray player, or PC. 
  • Navigation
    • GPS and navigation7
      • Navigation features and services: HERE Maps, HERE Transit, HERE Drive+
      • Navigation features: Public transportation routing guidance, Save favourite destinations, Free maps, Live traffic information, Free voice guided turn-by-turn drive navigation, Offline maps, Speed limit warnings, LiveSight, Free turn-by-turn walk navigation
      • Location technologies: Magnetometer, A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Barometer
    • Location and navigation apps
      • HERE Maps: Discover the best places in any neighbourhood with HERE Maps. New LiveSight technology reveals interesting places in your display. Explore malls, stations and more with venue maps. Access your favourite places on any HERE app and on here.com. 
      • HERE Drive+: Navigate safely with global free turn-by-turn navigation and true offline support. HERE Drive+ features audible speed limit warnings, dedicated dashboard and commute assistance. Save and access favourite places on any HERE app and on here.com. 
      • HERE Transit: Get around by bus, train and subway all in one easy-to-use app. Compare route options, arrival and departure times and walking distances in over 700 cities and 50 countries. Over-the-air updates ensure you always have the latest routes and schedules. 
  • Photography
    • Main camera
      • Primary camera sensor size: 41 MP, PureView 
      • Camera Focus Type: Auto focus 
      • Carl Zeiss Tessar lens: Yes 
      • Sensor size: 1/1.5 inch 
      • Main camera f-number/aperture: f/2.2 
      • Camera focal length: 26 mm
      • Camera minimum focus range: 15 cm
      • Camera image formats: JPEG 
      • Camera Flash Type: Xenon flash 
      • Flash operating range: 4.0 m
      • Flash modes: Off, Automatic, On
    • Main camera features
      • Main camera - other features: Optical image stabilization, PureView, Backside-illuminated image sensor, 6-lens optics, High resolution zoom 3x
      • Digital camera add-ons: Nokia Smart Camera, Cinemagraph lens, Panorama lens, Bing vision, PhotoBeamer, Creative Studio, Nokia Glam Me, Nokia Pro Camera
      • Other features (Photography): Landscape orientation, Full screen viewfinder, Active toolbar, Geo-tagging
    • Photography apps
      • Nokia Pro Camera: Get the most out of the Nokia Lumia camera: it works great in Auto mode or you can take full manual control over exposure, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus, just like on an DSLR-camera.  The different framing grids help you to frame your shot, and if you did not get the shot completely straight, don't worry - you can straighten and crop it afterwards, over and over again. Plus, for the first time ever for Nokia Lumia, we’ve included an HD video mode that records high-quality stereo sound. 
      • Nokia Smart Cam: Shoots a sequence of photos, making it easier to capture great moments. Choose your Best Shot or combine the photos into one picture, make a strobe effect to emphasize motion, remove unwanted objects or choose the best faces for great group shots. 
      • Creative Studio: Get more out of your pictures with this quick and easy photo editor. Creative Studio’s editing tools let you quickly adjust color balance, remove red eye and apply filters. Then, share your pictures directly on Facebook and Twitter. 
      • Cinemagraph: A magical blend of photo and movie-like animation, creating pictures that seem almost alive. Helpful on-screen assistance lets you select the animated area of your picture and easily create and edit a cinemagraph. You can share your cinemagraph with friends via social media, email and messaging. 
      • PhotoBeamer: PhotoBeamer is an innovative and easy way to show your pictures on any screen. Point your Nokia Lumia at any screen displaying www.photobeamer.com and enjoy your photos anywhere with family and friends. It's a mobile projector that's always at hand. 
      • Nokia Glam Me Lens: Glam Me is the leading face beautification app for Windows Phones. With Glam Me, you can automatically enhance your self-portraits with toning, eye resizing, teeth whitening and all sorts of artistic effects. 
      • Panorama: Get the bigger picture with Nokia’s easy-to-use Panorama app. Simply take your pictures and the app automatically stitches them into a picture-perfect view. Once you’re done, share your panorama directly to Twitter and Facebook. 
    • Image capturing
      • Capture modes: Video, Still
      • Scene modes: Automatic, Night portrait, Sports, Night, Close-up, Backlight
      • White balance modes: Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight, Automatic
      • Light sensitivity: Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200
      • Photos viewed by: Camera Roll, Month, Timeline, Photo editor, Favorites, Album, Photos from social networks
    • Secondary camera
      • Secondary camera resolution: 1280 x 960 pixels
      • Secondary camera f-number/aperture: f/2.4 
      • Secondary camera - other features: Video recording, Still image capture, Video call, HD 1.2 MP wide angle
  • Music and Audio
    • Music
      • Music apps: Nokia Music, Mix Radio
      • DRM support: PlayReady 
      • Audio features: Album graphics display in Music player, Audio Streaming, Dolby® Headphone, Music Player, Cloud music offline playback, Media Player, Graphical equalizer, Podcasts, Cloud music playback
    • Music apps
      • Nokia Music: Free streaming music wherever you go. Choose from over 22 million songs to stream to your Lumia smartphone. Create your own artist inspired mix, stream it offline and discover live music with Nokia Music Gig Finder. 
    • Music format
      • Codecs: MP3, AMR-NB, WMA 10 Pro, GSM FR, WMA 9, AAC LC, AAC+/HEAAC, eAAC+/HEAACv2
      • Audio playback file formats: ASF, MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, WMA, 3GP, 3G2
    • Radio
      • Radio features: Internet Radio, FM radio
    • Voice and audio recording
      • Recording: Voice recording in MMS, Voice recording in OneNote
      • Audio recording file formats: AMR 
      • Audio recording codecs: AMR-NB, GSM FR, AAC LC
      • Audio recording features: Nokia Rich Recording 
  • Video
    • Main video camera
      • Camera video resolution: 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080) 
      • Camera video frame rate: 30 fps
      • Camera video zoom: 6 x
      • Video playback frame rate: 30 fps
      • Video playback codecs: VC-1, Windows video, H.264/AVC, H.263, MPEG-4
      • Video playback file formats: MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MOV
      • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264 
      • Video white balance modes: Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight
    • Main video camera features
      • Video streaming: YouTube browsing and video streaming, Progressive video download, Streaming from video services and internet
      • Video recording features: Stereo Audio Recording, Video light, Video zoom, Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus
    • Secondary video camera
      • Secondary video camera resolution: 720p (HD, 1280 x 720) 
      • Secondary camera video recording format: MP4/H.264 
  • Environment
    • Environmental features
      • Materials: Free of PVC, Contains recycled metals, Free of nickel on the product surface, Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
      • Energy efficiency: Automatic screen brightness adjustment, Battery saver feature, Energy efficient charger
      • Eco content and services: Available at Store, HERE Drive: route optimization, HERE Maps: pedestrian navigation
      • Product is recyclable (up to): 100% recoverable as materials and energy 
      • User guide: Small printed guide, full on nokia.com, In-device user guide
      • Packaging: Made of renewable materials, Minimized package, Packaging is 100 % recyclable, Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified, Containing up to 80% recycled materials
  • Accessibility
    • Accessibility features
      • Hearing: Vibrating alerts, TTY support, Video call, BT neckloop compatible
      • Vision: Voice recognition, Vibrating alerts, Zoom, Voice Commands, Font magnification
      • Physical skills: Speakerphone, Voice recognition, Voice Commands
  • What’s in the box
    • Box
      • Sales Package: Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia AC-60 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key
  • 1The availability of particular products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details. The specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • 2Volume thickness.

  • 3Please check the availability of LTE networks with your network operator.

  • 4Talk and standby times are estimates only. Actual times are affected by, for example, network conditions, device settings, features being used, battery condition, and temperature.

  • 564GB exclusive at O2 UK

  • 6Some services may be available only via downloading or dependent on the market. Only devices that offer compatible multimedia message or email features can receive and display multimedia messages. Content appearance may vary. Some images and ring tones can not be forwarded.

  • 7Downloading of maps over-the-air may involve transferring large amounts of data. Your service provider may charge for the data transmission. The availability of products, services and features may vary by region. Please check with your local Nokia dealer for further details and availability of language options. These specifications are subject to change without notice.

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