iPhone 6 Plus vs. Lumia 1520: What Buyers Need to Know

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Forget the iPhone 6. The smaller device that Apple announced at its September event and released late last week is the spiritual successor to past iPhones, but it’s not what is getting all the attention. Justifiably so, Apple’s new official high-end smartphone is the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus is a beast of […]

Windows Phone 8.1 Update Arrives to Make Every Lumia 1520 Feel Brand New

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Just moments ago AT&T announced that it’d began deploying Windows Phone 8.1, the update that includes the Cortana personal assistant and a ton of other features, to users of the Nokia Lumia 1520. In short, every Lumia 1520 is about to become the ultimate alternative to Android smartphones and Apple’s ever-popular iPhone. As of right […]

Lumia 1525 Coming to Battle the Galaxy Note 3

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Today, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 phablet stands as the world’s most popular phablet, that is a smartphone with the same screen size as a tablet. That being said, future successes aren’t guaranteed, and new rumors indicate Microsoft is preparing to launch the Lumia 1525, an updated version of the Lumia 1520 that it launched late […]

The Best Windows Phones on Every Carrier [May 2014]

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Microsoft set the world on fire when it formally announced Windows Phone 8.1 about a month ago and rightfully so. The features and functionality that are included in that upcoming update are what the mobile operating system needed to be taken seriously as an iPhone competitor. Cortana, a new personal digital assistant that allows users […]

Microsoft Rewarding iPhone and Galaxy S2 Owners With Free Lumia 1520

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It doesn’t appear as if Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system has convinced droves of users to leave their iPhone or Samsung devices. Clearly, that’s isn’t from a lack of trying though. Just weeks after announcing a similar trade-in deal, the Microsoft Store has sent out text messages inviting users to trade-in their devices for a […]

Best Windows Phones for February 2014

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Devices loaded with Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system aren’t suddenly selling more than those with Google’s Android or the ever-popular iPhone line. That being said, now is still an excellent time to buy a Windows Phone. Consider this: the Windows Phone ecosystem is better than it’s ever been. Having finally turned a corner with the […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 v. Nokia Lumia 1520: What to Buy?

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There’s no denying that the phablet revolution is upon us with manufacturers now focusing a chunk of their design, engineering, and manufacturing efforts on devices with 5-inch or larger displays. Though Samsung wasn’t the first to market with its Galaxy Note series–Dell’s Streak 5 arrived a few years earlier to a devoted cult following despite […]

Nokia Prepping Sony Xperia Z1s Rival in Lumia 1520 Mini

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Nokia may be prepping a smaller version of its large and powerful Lumia 1520 phablet. Given that the smaller Windows Phone smartphone is rumored to come with many of the same high-end specs that its larger brother debuted with, the smaller Lumia 1520 Mini will be a device without any compromises and would appeal to […]

Nokia Lumia 1020, 1520 Adobe RAW Profiles Make Pictures Even Better

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With the Nokia Black software update for the Lumia line of Windows Phone, Nokia is allowing mobile photographers to capture RAW image files in the DNG format on the flagships Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1020 smartphones. Now, the Lumia phone-maker has also released the DNG color profiles to help photographers easily “develop” or process their […]

The Best Windows Phone On Every Carrier

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone may have been the last of the three most popular smartphone operating systems to make it to market, but it does have some features users can’t get anywhere else. The operating system’s Live Tiles spawned copycats of all shapes and sizes. While end-users are split on the attractiveness of the Start Screen and more, […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Deal At The Microsoft Store Is A Switcher’s Dream

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A new deal from the Microsoft Store could be just the thing to get potential buyers of the Nokia Lumia 1520 off their couch and into a store. Users who visit the Microsoft Store in person can pick up the Lumia 1520, Nokia’s first phablet and the most powerful Windows Phone to date, for just […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Buyers Seeing Delays at Microsoft and AT&T Stores

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Users who were waiting for their pre-ordered Nokia Lumia 1520 to arrive received some pretty upsetting news last night. They’ll have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Nokia’s first phablet-sized Windows Phone. Reports of delays first surfaced last night after WPCentral reported that members of its community had received notices from […]

AT&T: Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet for $199, Plus Free Windows Phone

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Buyers of the  Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia’s first ever tablet running Windows RT, won’t just get the device itself for $199.99. AT&T is also pairing the tablet with a user’s choice of a Nokia Lumia smartphone. AT&T announced availability and pricing for the tablet in a press release this morning. On November 22nd users can pick […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Gets Release Date on AT&T

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After having been announced late last month at Nokia World, the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 1520 flagship phablet is finally getting a launch date in the U.S. with exclusive carrier AT&T. The device will become available to buy, as revealed by the Microsoft Store preorder page, starting on November 15th for $199 on contract or […]

AT&T Removed Wireless Charging from Lumia 1520 to Shore Up PMA

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It appears that Nokia’s decision to remove wireless charging from the version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 headed to users on AT&T was a decision actually made by the carrier. Allegedly, AT&T had Nokia remove internal wireless charging to shore up support for its own corporate backed charging standard. While AT&T hasn’t confirmed the move […]

Video Showcases Lumia 1520’s New Light Reflect Coating

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When creating the Lumia 1520, Nokia didn’t stop at adding a large high-resolution display. It also added a new anti-reflective coating that completely sets the Lumia 1520 apart, as showcased in a new video uploaded to YouTube. In that video a Nokia representative places the newly announced Lumia 1520 next to the Samsung Galaxy Note […]

Nokia Goes Big with Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320 phablets

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With the new Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320, Nokia is taking the fight to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 and the HTC One Max. Announced today in Abu Dhabi, both devices feature a 6-inch display that comfortably places Nokia among the smartphone manufacturers embracing smartphones that have screens too large to be considered a phone but […]

Nokia Teases New Phone, Tablet and Laptop for October 22 Event

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Nokia has already announced that they’ll be holding an event on October 22, but today they announced what they’ll be announcing. In a new teaser photo, the company is showing off a new phone, tablet and laptop with the caption, “Watch the action on your screen of choice.” We’ve been hearing chatter about the alleged […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Arrives at the FCC Ahead of Launch

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Windows Phone users on AT&T won’t have long to decide if they’d like to pick up Nokia’s first phablet, if the Lumia 1520’s arrival at the FCC is any indication. Documents depicting the Galaxy Note 3 and potential HTC One Max competitor surfaced this past weekend at the FCC. As described in the fillings according […]