If you are a Nokia brand fan or an intending user looking out for a Nokia smart phone device with primary camera sensor size of 20 MP PureView, Display size of 6, Display resolution with Full HD (1920 x 1080), Maximum talk time of 25.1hrs on 3G and with Battery capacity of 3400mAh, then good news as Nokia Lumia 1520 is now available in Nigeria.

On the 6th day of February 2014, Nokia Nigeria via their twitter page announced that the NEW Nokia Lumia 1520 with a 20 Mega Pixel PureView camera & 6 inch FULL HD display is now available in Nigeria.

Either ways, without wasting much time, lets head over to the specifications and current price of this newly released smart phone in Nigeria.

Nokia Lumia 1520 Specifications

First, lets start off with the Display and User interface of the device.

Nokia Lumia 1520 specification

Display and User Interface

  • Display size: 6 ”
  • Display resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080)
  • Display features: Brightness control, Orientation sensor, Corning® Gorilla® Glass, Easy to clean, High Brightness mode, Lumia Color profile, Nokia Glance screen, Sunlight readability enhancements, Wide viewing angle
  • Display colors: TrueColor (24-bit/16M)
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Pixel density: 368.0 ppi
  • Display technology: ClearBlack, IPS LCD
  • Touch screen technology: Super sensitive touch
  • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer



  • SIM card type: Nano SIM
  • Charging connectors: Micro-USB
  • AV connectors: 3.5 mm audio connector
  • System connectors: Micro-USB-B
  • USB: USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0
  • 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, General Audio/Video Distribution Profile (GAVDP) 1.2
  • Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • WLAN Security: WPA, WEP, EAP-AKA, EAP-SIM, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, WPA-Enterprise, WPA-Personal, WPA2 (AES/TKIP), WPA2-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal
  • 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: 150 Mbps
  • LTE max data speed UL: 50 Mbps
  • WCDMA network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 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 296.0 kbps
  • GSM max data speed UL: EGPRS 236.8 kbps

Power Management4

  • Battery: BV-4BW
  • Battery capacity: 3400 mAh
  • Battery voltage: 3.8 V
  • Removable battery: No
  • Maximum standby time: 32.0 days
  • Maximum talk time (2G): 27.4 h
  • Maximum talk time (3G): 25.1 h
  • Maximum music playback time: 124 h
  • Maximum video playback time: 10.8 h
  • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 13.6 h


  • Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800
  • Processor type: Quad-core 2.2 GHz


  • User data storage: In device, Memory card, SkyDrive cloud storage
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Mass memory: 32 GB
  • Expandable memory card type: MicroSD
  • Free cloud storage: 7 GB


Email and Messaging

  • Email clients: Gmail, Nokia Mail, MS Exchange Active Sync, Outlook / Exchange, Outlook / Office 365 / Exchange, Windows Live / Hotmail / Outlook.com, Yahoo! Mail
  • Email protocols: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3
  • Email features: Viewing and editing of email attachments, Email attachments, Multiple email accounts, Always up to date, Conversational view on email, HTML emails, Inbox filtering, Linked inboxes, Text-to-speech message reader
  • Instant messaging: Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, WhatsApp, Yahoo! Messenger, Skype IM, Facebook, Hangouts
  • 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

Other Features

  • 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, SkyDrive, Nokia Beamer, Share on TV with Nokia Play To DLNA app
  • 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 Nokia Play To DLNA app
  • Location sharing: WP location sharing, Foursquare
  • Nokia Beamer: Nokia Beamer lets you share your screen with family, colleagues and friends by simply pointing your Nokia Lumia at any screen displaying the web address http://beam.nokia.com. Or share your live Lumia screen by sending a link by email, sms or social networks.

Need More info? Check out Nokia Nigeria’s Detailed specification for the Lumia 1520 SmartPhone.

Current Price Of Nokia Lumia 1520 In Nigeria

As at when posting this, the New Nokia Lumia 1520 sells for around N113000 according to slots. It sells on Jumia and Konga for N115000. I couldn’t get the price from affordablephonesng as the website seem to be under reconstruction.



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