It seems ‘bigger is always better’ notion has caught on the trend amongst both consumers and companies alike. While it was Samsung’s marketing prowess which started this phenomenon with Galaxy Note series, since then many more companies has followed its suit. And now according to latest rumors Nokia is also developing a phablet. The tablet is codenamed as Bandit and might be launched along with Nokia’s Windows RT Tablet (code-named Sirius) next month on September 26. While the details are far and less, the device does seem to be having a top-notch configuration.
- 6 inches display with Full HD resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels)
- Poly Carbonate body
- Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core processor
- 20 MP PureView Camera
- Windows Phone 8 GDR 3 update
The device boasts of many first-time features not seen in other smartphones of Lumia range. It’ll reportedly be first device sporting a 1080 p display and will be powered by a quad-core processor. It will also be running on GDR 3 version of Windows Phone 8 OS as compared to GDR 2 in previous devices. This new update will be bringing host of new functionalities to the WP 8 OS such as notification center, quick settings (adjusting Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Airplane Mode, etc.). Also, the Lumia 1520 will enjoy the large screen by providing more space for live tiles, thus allowing 3 columns of the tiles.
The leaked image gives us an idea about how big 1520 will be in size when compared to recently introduced Lumia 1020. The device is wrapped inside a special cover which most probably will support Qi Wireless Charging, also seen on other Lumia devices.
The Lumia 1520 does seem an interesting device for Nokia and Windows Phone enthusiasts who wish to enjoy large screen experience.