finally the nokia unrivaled its much anticipated and waited handset with its 41 mp camera the new nokia lumia 1020 smartphone with a powerful camera and specs running on windows phone 8 os to give a strong competition to it rivals
it comes in 3 colours white,yellow and black and weighs just 158 grams which is much less than lumia 920 which weighed nearly 183 grams.
It features a 4.5 inch puremotion HD+ oled display at a resolution of 1280 x 768 at a pixel density of 334 ppi.
to accompany its vibrant display it has performance packed Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 processor with 2gb of ram . coing on to networking it accompanies HSPA+, LTE ,4g,wifi 802.11a/b/g/n(dual band,DLNA),bluetooth 3.0,NFC,micro usb,usb o
gprs,edge upto 236 kb, A GPS support,GLONASS AND WLAN NETWORK POSITIONING FOR navigation.
below is the table for a quick comparison of its specs with its predecessors from Nokia
|Lumia 1020||Lumia 925||Lumia 920||808 PureView|
|Price||$300 on contract||€469 ($610) off-contract in Europe||$99 on contract||$414.99 off contract on Amazon|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960||Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960||Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960||1.3GHz|
|Display||4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ OLED||4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ OLED||4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ IPS LCD||4-inch ClearBlack OLED|
|Resolution||1,280 x 768||1,280 x 768||1,280 x 768||640 x 360|
|Glass||Gorilla Glass 3||Gorilla Glass 2||Gorilla Glass 2||Gorilla Glass|
|Pixel Density||334 ppi||334 ppi||334 ppi||184 ppi|
|Storage||32GB||16GB or 32GB||32GB||16GB + microSD|
|Primary camera||41-megapixel OIS f/2.2 6-element lens, LED + xenon flash, BSI, 1/1.5", 1.12-micron pixel size,||8.7-megapixel OIS f/2.0 6-element lens, dual-LED flash||8.7-megapixel OIS f/2.0 5-element lens, dual-LED flash||41-megapixel f/2.4 5-element lens, LED + xenon flash, FSI, 1/1.2", 1.4-micron pixel size|
|Secondary camera||1,280 x 960||1,280 x 960||1,280 x 960||480p|
|Cellular||HSPA+, LTE||HSPA+, LTE||HSPA+, LTE||HSDPA|
|Orientation||Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope||Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope||Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope|
|Navigation||A-GPS, GLONASS, WLAN Network Positioning||A-GPS, GLONASS, WLAN Network Positioning||A-GPS, GLONASS, WLAN Network Positioning||A-GPS, WLAN Network Positioning|
|Wireless charging||Qi (with optional snap-on cover)||Qi (with optional snap-on cover)||Qi||N/A|
|Weight||157.6 grams||139 grams||185 grams||169 grams|
|Dimensions||130.3 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm||127.5 x 70.5 x 8.5mm||130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7mm||123.9 x 60.2 x 13.9 mm|
|Colors||White, Black, Yellow||Silver, Grey||White, Black, Grey, Yellow, Red||White, Black, Red|
nokia lumia 1020 is much likely the other high end nokia lumia devices which features windows phone 8 os from microsoft .at the windows phone app store currently featuring 160000 apps out of which nearly 120000 for wp8 ,it offers all the essential apps for a person but not all famous apps which still makes its rival os android and ios leap a cutting edge at the their app stores soaring with 7-8 lacks of apps.along with all this it features all the carrier specific applications and nokia stuff which includes Nokia Care, Wallet ,Music, Pro Cam, Smart Cam, as well as a set of Here-based programs, such as City Lens, Drive+ Beta, Maps and Transit. and some 3rd part apps like FamilyMap, Locker, Navigator, Radio etc which can be uninstalled if not of use
The lumia 1020 gives a decent performance and a smooth user experiences ,thanks to dual core snapdragon cpu ,Adreno 225 GPU and 2GB RAM for making a wonderful experience with the phone features wp8 for a smooth performance.its batteries offer nearly 10-12 hours usage for heavy users and much more for normal users.
|Nokia Lumia 925||Nokia Lumia 920||Nokia Lumia 1020|
|SunSpider 1.0 (MS)||905.4||903.2||906.2|
|AnTuTu (*GPU test off)||11,819*||11,457*||11,084 (9,874*)|
|SunSpider: lower scores are better|
the speakers are average for music and movies though they do not offer a crisp in depth experience but they are fine,the call quality is awesome and clear . nokia offers its external cover for a extra battery boast so that you never run out of the juice while on the go ,you can buy it seperately.
so overall its a pretty device featuring wp8, well received from nokia making it one of the best windows phone present in the market till now with most compelling and competitive camera for photographers .
if you are a really into having a obsession of taking photos and doesn't want to carry your point and shoot camera anymore ,then you can give it a shoot ,i hope it will come upto your expectations.