Compare: Lumia 1520 – Lumia 2520 – Lumia 1020

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Key facts

Overview

  • Lumia 1520
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    • Compare Nokia Lumia 1520, 1020 and 925
  • Lumia 2520
    • Nokia recommends Windows RT 8.1
    • Compare Nokia Lumia 2520 and 1520
  • Lumia 1020
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    • Compare Nokia Lumia 1020, 1520 and 925

Available Colors

Platform

Size

Display

Maximum battery usage time

  • Lumia 1520 32 days - Maximum standby time
    20 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    24 h - Maximum talk time (3G)
    h - Maximum talk time (4G)
  • Lumia 2520 25 days - Maximum standby time
  • Lumia 1020 16 days - Maximum standby time
    8.2 h - Maximum talk time (2G)
    12.5 h - Maximum talk time (3G)

Design

Display resolution

Display technology

Display features

  • Lumia 1520
    • Brightness control
    • Orientation sensor
    • Nokia Glance screen
    • Refresh rate 60 Hz
    • Sunlight readability enhancements
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
    • Easy to clean
    • High brightness mode
    • Lumia Color profile
    • Wide viewing angle
  • Lumia 2520
    • Orientation sensor
    • Refresh rate 60 Hz
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
    • Enhanced outdoor readability
    • Wide viewing angle
  • Lumia 1020
    • Brightness control
    • Nokia Glance screen
    • Refresh rate 60 Hz
    • Sunlight readability enhancements
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
    • Easy to clean
    • High brightness mode
    • Lumia Color profile
    • PureMotion HD+
    • Sculpted glass
    • Wide viewing angle

Touch screen technology

Hardware

Mass memory

Bluetooth

NFC

GSM network

WCDMA network

Software platform & User Interface

Software release

Photography

Main camera focus type

Main camera - other features

  • Lumia 1520
    • 6-lens optics
    • Backside-illuminated image sensor
    • High resolution zoom 2x
    • Optical image stabilization
    • PureView
  • Lumia 1020
    • 6-lens optics
    • Backside-illuminated image sensor
    • High resolution zoom 3x
    • Optical image stabilization
    • PureView

Flash type

Video

Camera video resolution

Internet

Internet browser capabilities

Communications

Social apps

Email features

  • Lumia 1520
    • Viewing and editing of email attachments
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Inbox filtering
    • Text-to-speech message reader
    • Conversational view on email
    • Linked inboxes
  • Lumia 1020
    • Viewing and editing of email attachments
    • Email attachments
    • Multiple email accounts
    • Always up to date
    • HTML emails
    • Inbox filtering
    • Text-to-speech message reader
    • Conversational view on email
    • Linked inboxes

Photo sharing

  • Lumia 1520
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Flickr
    • Picasa
    • Tap and share images or videos with NFC
    • Nokia Beamer
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
  • Lumia 2520
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Tap and share images or videos with NFC
    • OneDrive
  • Lumia 1020
    • Facebook
    • Send as email attachment
    • Share over Bluetooth
    • Flickr
    • Picasa
    • Tap and share images or videos with NFC
    • Nokia Beamer
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app

Video sharing

  • Lumia 1520
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Facebook
    • Flickr
    • Joyn video call sharing
    • Picasa
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
    • Video sharing with NFC
    • YouTube
  • Lumia 2520
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • OneDrive
    • Video sharing with NFC
  • Lumia 1020
    • Video sharing to social network and internet
    • Facebook
    • Flickr
    • Joyn video call sharing
    • Picasa
    • Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
    • Video sharing with NFC
    • YouTube

Location sharing

Business features

Business apps

  • Lumia 1520
    • Lync (Corporate IM) free download
    • Company Hub for enterprise applications
    • Office apps: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, OneNote
  • Lumia 2520
    • Lync (Corporate IM) free download
    • Office apps: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, OneNote
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • OneDrive storage for documents and notes
  • Lumia 1020
    • Lync (Corporate IM) free download
    • Company Hub for enterprise applications
    • Office apps: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, OneNote

Email clients

  • Lumia 1520
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • MS Exchange Active Sync
    • Outlook / Exchange
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
    • Outlook / Office 365 / Exchange
  • Lumia 2520
    • Gmail
    • Mail for Exchange
    • Hotmail
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
  • Lumia 1020
    • Gmail
    • Nokia Mail
    • MS Exchange Active Sync
    • Outlook / Exchange
    • Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com
    • Yahoo! Mail
    • Outlook / Office 365 / Exchange

Email protocols

Navigation

Music and audio

Music apps

Audio features

  • Lumia 1520
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Media Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
    • Cloud music offline playback
    • Cloud music playback
    • Dolby® Headphone
    • Graphical equalizer
    • Podcasts
  • Lumia 2520
    • Playlists in Music player
    • Selection criterion in Music player
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Loudness
    • Media Player
    • Cloud music playback
    • Virtual surround
  • Lumia 1020
    • Audio Streaming
    • Music Player
    • Media Player
    • Album graphics display in Music player
    • Cloud music offline playback
    • Cloud music playback
    • Dolby® Headphone
    • Graphical equalizer
    • Podcasts

Radio features

Environment

Packaging

  • Lumia 1520
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Containing up to 80% recycled materials
    • Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified
  • Lumia 2520
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Containing up to 80% recycled materials
    • Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified
  • Lumia 1020
    • Made of renewable materials
    • Minimized package
    • Packaging is 100 % recyclable
    • Containing up to 80% recycled materials
    • Virgin wood fibres up to 100% certified

Materials

  • Lumia 1520
    • Free of PVC
    • Contains recycled metals
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
    • Contains recycled plastics
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  • Lumia 2520
    • Free of PVC
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List
  • Lumia 1020
    • Free of PVC
    • Contains recycled metals
    • Free of nickel on the product surface
    • Free of BFR, rFR as in Nokia Substance List

Recycling

  • Lumia 1520 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Lumia 2520 100% recoverable as materials and energy  
  • Lumia 1020 100% recoverable as materials and energy  

User guide

  • Lumia 1520
    • User guide available on Nokia.com
    • In-device user guide
  • Lumia 2520 User guide available on Nokia.com  
  • Lumia 1020
    • User guide available on Nokia.com
    • In-device user guide

To see the full specifications for the phones go to their specification pages:

See full specification of Lumia 1520

See full specification of Lumia 2520

See full specification of Lumia 1020

  • The 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.

  • 1Volume thickness.

  • 232 GB in the near future

  • 3Verizon Lumia 2520 does not support GSM network

  • 4Verizon Lumia 2520 does not support WCDMA network

  • 5Please check the availability of LTE networks with your network operator.

  • 6Please check the availability of LTE networks with your network operator.

  • 7Please check the availability of LTE networks with your network operator.

  • 8Contains recycled plastics in black color variant.