Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

October 21, 2013 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star


The Nokia Lumia 1020 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor and a 26mm equivalent Carl Zeiss lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/2.2 and optical image stabilization. Also featuring a 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ OLED touchscreen with Touch AF, a built-in Xenon flash, geotagging, 32GB/64GB internal storage and built-in wireless charging, the Nokia Lumia 1020 can capture Full 1080p HD videos at 30fps. It can also simultaneously take a high resolution 38 megapixel image and a smaller 5 megapixel picture that is easier to share on social networks. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is available now in yellow, white or black for around £550 / $650. The optional Nokia Camera Grip adds a shutter release and tripod mount and retails for $79.

Ease of Use

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is quite a large and heavy smartphone that just about fits into a trouser or jacket pocket, weighing 158g and measuring 130.4x71.4x10.4mm. It has a solidly built unibody design that feels like it should withstand the odd knock or two. The lens is a 26mm equivalent optic with a fast maximum aperture of f/2.2, above which is a thin lozenge-shaped flash that's not particularly powerful, offering an operating range of 4m.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 offers either 32Gb or 64Gb of built-in memory, with no external memory slot. There's a small physical shutter release button on the side, which can be used to jump straight into the Lumia 1020's camera mode by holding it down for a couple of seconds, speeding up the picture-taking process, although the 2 second start-up time is a little slow. Not as slow as the shot-to-shot time, though, which at 4 seconds is too slow by modern standards, leading to a frustrating wait and some missed opportunities.

The combination of the wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, very effective built-in image stabilizer and maximum ISO speed of 4000 makes this smartphone better suited to hand-held low-light photography than most other comparable devices. The Lumia 1020 offers a built-in, lens-based image stabilisation system that Nokia claims offers a 3-stop advantage compared to smartphones with no anti-shake. In practice we could hand-hold the Lumia 1020 in fairly dark conditions and still get sharp results for both stills and video without resorting to using the rather ineffective built-in flash.

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Front Camera

You can digitally zoom the lens by 3x by swiping up and down on the screen - we'd recommend that you forget this feature, though, as zooming in does degrade the picture quality slightly, despite the claims that it's a lossless zoom, and its also only applied to the image at 5 megapixels, rather than the highest resolution of 38 megapixels. The lens has a minimum focus range of 15cm, not bad, but not really good enough for macro shots.

There's no means of gripping the Nokia Lumia 1020 the front or rear, making it a little difficult to get to grips with, especially since its unibody design is very smooth. The lens is close to the center of the body's width, so you don't have to be too careful not to let your left forefinger stray into the frame.

By default the Nokia Lumia 1020 uses the Auto shooting mode. The other available modes are Close-up, Night, Night Portrait, Sports and Backlight. All of the modes provide the full range of camera options, allowing you to change settings which include the ISP speed (Auto, 100-3200), Exposure Value (+2EV to -2EV), White Balance (Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flourescent, Incandescent), Aspect Ratio (16:9, 4:3), and the Focus Assist Light (On, Off).

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Image Displayed Playback Menu

In addition, the Nokia Lumia 1020 offers the Nokia Pro Camera app for more experienced photographers. Although it doesn't offer any more settings options than the regular Camera app, it does at least provide a useful horizontal row of icons across the top of the screen which provides easy access to flash, white balance, focus, ISO, shutter speed and exposure compensation. Although we're puzzled by the inability to set the aperture, being able to choose the shutter speed, only available in the Nokia Pro Camera app, does at least allow for more creativity.

Other apps of note inclue the Nokia Smart Cam, which takes a sequence of photos and allows you to combine them into one image,choose the best one from the sequence, remove unwanted objects, make a strobe effect to emphasize motion and even choose the best faces for great group shots. The Panorama app automatically stitches up to 5 images into a wide-angle shot, with an on-screen guide helping the composition of the panorama.

You can take a photo on the Nokia Lumia 1020 either by half-pressing the conventional shutter button to focus then full-pressing it to fire the shutter, or by simply tapping on the LCD screen, which quickly focuses and takes the photo with a single tap. The 41 megapixel JPEG images are quickly committed to memory in a single second, the screen momentarily blanking out and then displaying the captured image before the user can go on to take a second shot. Note that you can't take a burst of images on the Lumia 1020, just a single-shot.

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Photo Settings Menu Video Settings Menu

The Nokia Lumia 1020 can shoot High Definition video clips at full 1080p or 720p HD at 30fps in the MP4 format, complete with with stereo sound with the ability to change the white balance (Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight) and continuous focus mode. You can also zoom in by 6x if you wish. Note that you can't take a still image during video recording.

The small icon in the top-left corner is for playing back your images. You can browse through your photos by flicking them from side-to-side, view them as thumbnails in the Camera Roll, by date or in albums, share, delete and favourite images, and rotate, crop, change the aspect ration and optimise each image.

Despite being a flagship product, the Nokia Lumia 1020 offers a rather restricted array of camera options by compact camera standards, but it is a responsive device with a well-implemented touch-screen interface. Now let's take a closer look at its image quality...

Image Quality

All of the sample images in this review were taken using the 41 megapixel JPEG setting, which gives an average image size of around 11Mb.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 produced images of very good quality during the review period. This camera handled noise well, not becoming too obvious until ISO 1600, where the colour saturation and fine detail are affected, a great performance for a tiny image sensor with such a high pixel count.

Chromatic aberrations were very well-controlled, with some limited purple fringing effects appearing in high contrast situations. The images were sharp enough out of the camera and don't really require any further sharpening.

Macro performance is adequate at 15cms, while the built-in flash is fine for fill-in use. The optical image stabilization system works well when hand-holding the camera at slower shutter speeds. The camera can capture enough light for quite a lot of after-dark situations.


There are 7 ISO settings available on the Nokia Lumia 1020. Here are some 100% crops which show the noise levels for each ISO setting.

ISO 100 (100% Crop)

ISO 200 (100% Crop)

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ISO 400 (100% Crop)

ISO 800 (100% Crop)

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ISO 1600 (100% Crop)

ISO 3200 (100% Crop)

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ISO 4000 (100% Crop)


Focal Length

The Nokia Lumia 1020's lens offers a wide-angle focal length of 26mm in 35mm camera terms, as illustrated by this example:




Here are two 100% crops which have been Saved as Web - Quality 50 in Photoshop. The right-hand image has had some sharpening applied in Photoshop. The out-of-the camera images are already quite processed and don't really benefit from some further sharpening in a program like Adobe Photoshop.

Original (100% Crop)

Sharpened (100% Crop)

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Chromatic Aberrations

The Nokia Lumia 1020 handled chromatic aberrations well during the review, with some purple fringing present around the edges of objects in high-contrast situations, as shown in the examples below.

Chromatic Aberrations 1 (100% Crop)

Chromatic Aberrations 2 (100% Crop)

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The first image shows how close you can get to the subject (in this case a compact flash card), with a minimum focusing distance of 15cms. The second image is a 100% crop.


Macro (100% Crop)

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The flash settings on the Nokia Lumia 1020 are Auto, Fill Flash, Red-eye Reduction and Off. These shots of a white coloured wall were taken at a distance of 1.5m.

Flash Off

Fill Flash

ISO 64 ISO 64


The Nokia Lumia 1020's maximum shutter speed is 4 seconds, which is very long for a smartphone.


Night (100% Crop)

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Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Nokia Lumia 1020 camera, which were all taken using the 41 megapixel JPEG setting. The thumbnails below link to the full-sized versions, which have not been altered in any way.

Sample Movie & Video

This is a sample video from the Nokia Lumia 1020 camera at the highest quality setting of 1920x1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 20 second movie is 49.3Mb in size.

Product Images

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Front of the Nokia Lumia 1020

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Front of the Nokia Lumia 1020 / Turned On

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Front of the Nokia Lumia 1020 / Main Menu

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Camera Turned On

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Photo Settings Menu

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Photo Settings Menu

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Image Displayed

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Playback Settings MenuVideo Settings Menu

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Video Settings Menu

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Lenses Menu


The Nokia Lumia 1020 is one of the best smartphones for taking photos that we've reviewed, especially if you take a lot of pictures in low-light conditions. The combination of the effective built-in image stabilisation system, fast lens, and big sensor delivers excellent image quality in good light or bad. Despite its flagship status, though, the Nokia Lumia 102 still offers a rather simplified photographic experience by compact camera standards, even if you predominantly use the Nokia Pro Camera app (which you should), and the device isn't the most responsive in the world.

Image quality is excellent, with the 41 megapixel sensor delivering the best pictures that we've yet seen from a smartphone, both at the high-resolution 38 megapixel setting and the more shareable 5 megapixel one. The only slight fly in the imaging ointment is the 15cm macro mode, although you can use the zoom function to get around this to some extent.

The intuitive touchscreen interface makes one-touch picture-taking easy, but as a camera the Lumia 1020 is sluggish to respond, taking a couple of seconds to start-up in the camera mode, and about 4 seconds between shots. It's definitely not up to the performance of a modern compact, and also literally lags behind some other smartphone rivals.

There are more features for advanced photographers than previous Lumia devices, but some surprising omissions too, most notably any burst shooting or metering options, HDR mode or special effects, and sadly no aperture-priority or fully manual shooting modes, although the Lumia 1020 does at least offer a shutter-priority option. The ability to almost losslessly zoom in when shooting both stills and video is welcome, although it only applies to a 5 megapixel still if you choose to zoom in.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is a very capable photo-taking device that delivers the best image quality of any smartphone. With slow shot-to-shot and startup times, though, it will suit those photographers who can afford to take a little more time with their images, and we'd like to see a few more camera features on what is after all a flagship smartphone.

4 stars

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 4.5
Features 4
Ease-of-use 3.5
Image quality 4.5
Value for money 3.5

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nokia Lumia 1020.


The HTC One is a new flagship smartphone with some intriguing photography features up its proverbial sleeve. The HTC One has a 4 megapixel sensor, 28mm fixed lens with fast f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video, sweep panoramas, a range of picture effects and 8fps burst shooting. Read our HTC One review to find out if it's the best smartphone for photographers...

Nokia Lumia 920

The Nokia Lumia 920 is the first ever smartphone to feature built-in optical image stabilisation. The Lumia 920 also has an 8.7 megapixel sensor, 26mm fixed lens with fast f/2.0 aperture and 1080p video. Read our Nokia Lumia 920 review to find out if it can replace a compact camera, even in low-light...

Samsung Galaxy Camera

It's not very often that something entirely new enters the camera market, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera certainly fits that bill. Half travel-zoom camera, half smartphone, with a dash of the Android operating system and a pinch of wi-fi and 3G/4G connectivity, the Galaxy Camera is a very brave attempt to breathe new life into the declining compact camera business. Read our detailed Samsung Galaxy Camera review, complete with 90 full-size sample images, to find out if it's a success or not...

Samsung Galaxy NX

The Samsung Galaxy NX is the world's first interchangeable lens camera to run on the Android operating system and offer 3G/4G connectivity. The innovative Galaxy NX also features a 20.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, hybrid AF system, 4.8-inch touchscreen LCD, 8.6fps continuous shooting, Wi-fi and NFC connectivity, full 1080p video, and an ISO range 100-25,600. Read our Samsung Galaxy NX review to find out if it's the future of cameras...

Sony Xperia Z

The Sony Xperia Z is a brand new smartphone that offers a lot of technologies from Sony's CyberShot camera range. The Xperia Z has a 13 megapixel sensor, 28mm fixed lens with fast f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video, sweep panoramas, a range of picture effects and 10fps burst shooting. Read our Sony Xperia Z review to find out if it really can replace a compact camera...

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Nokia Lumia 1020 from around the web. »

The Lumia 1020 is Nokia's attempt to build the ultimate cameraphone. It's a Windows Phone 8 handset with an enormous 41-megapixel camera sensor, and it uses some seriously clever tricks to produce the best phone images we have ever seen.
Read the full review » »

The Lumia 1020 is the phone that we had all be waiting for — we had seen Nokia announce a phone with a 41 megapixel camera before, but it was running on the dead Symbian OS. Now however, Nokia has one running on its OS of choice, Windows Phone.
Read the full review » »

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is Nokia's premium smartphone, and also their top of the range camera phone, featuring a 41 megapixel sensor, Xenon flash, Carl Zeiss f/2.2 lens with optical image stabilisation, a 4.5inch screen, and it is running the Windows smartphone operating system. It is the second Nokia PureView phone to feature a large 41 megapixel sensor, updating the Nokia PureView 808.
Read the full review » »

A 41-megapixel camera on a phone. You’d assume that was a typo if Nokia hadn’t already unveiled the 41-megapixel 808 Pureview last year, a technological tour-de-force that escaped mainstream appeal thanks largely to its orphaned Symbian operating system. With the Lumia 1020, Nokia has brought the innovative downsampling approach it debuted in the 808’s camera to a Windows Phone with a more relevant OS.
Read the full review »


  • 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 /, 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 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 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 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, 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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