Nokia Lumia 1520 SA prices announced

Nokia South Africa has launched its first phablet, the Nokia Lumia 1520

February 11, 2014
Nokia Lumia 1520 yellow

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is now available at Vodacom and MTN, Nokia South Africa announced during an event in Sandton, Johannesburg on Tuesday, 11 February 2014.

Nokia said that it will be available off-contract at Vodacom at a recommended retail price of R9,499, and on Vodacom’s Smart S contract for R499/month.

MTN will offer the device on AnyTime 100 for R449/month.

Nokia unveiled its first tablet PC, the Lumia 2520, along with the Lumia 1520, its first so-called “phablet”, and the Lumia 1320 smartphone on 22 October 2013.

A few days later, Cell C and Vodacom confirmed that they both planned to offer the Lumia 2520 tablet in 2014, while Cell C said it also plans to bring in the Nokia c and 1520.

Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1520

The key specifications of the three devices, as provided by Nokia, are summarised in the table below:

Specifications Nokia Lumia 1320 Nokia Lumia 1520 Nokia Lumia 2520
Dimensions 164.25 x 85.9 x 9.79mm 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm 267 x 168 x 8.9mm
Weight 220g 209g 615g
Operating system Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8 Windows RT 8.1
Display 6″ 720p (720×1280) 6″ 1080p (1080×1920) 10.1″ 1080p (1920×1080)
Rear camera 5MP 20MP 6.7MP
Front camera 0-3MP 1.2MP wide angle 2MP wide angle
Storage, internal 8GB 32GB 32GB
Storage, expandable microSD microSD microSD
RAM 1GB 2GB 2GB
Processor 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Krait 300 (Snapdragon 400) 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Krait 400 (Snapdragon 800) 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Krait 400 (Snapdragon 800)
Graphics Adreno 305 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
Battery 3,400mAh 3,400mAh 8,000mAh
Cellular data HSPA+, LTE HSPA+, LTE HSPA+, LTE
NFC No Yes Yes
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