Nokia Lumia 1520 launches in the UK priced £600

The Nokia Lumia 1520 has launched in the UK, with the 6-inch smartphone available now from a variety of retailers.

With the Nokia Lumia 1520 release date having been confirmed late last month, Carphone Warehouse, Phones 4u, O2 and Vodafone UK online are all now stocking the handset which is priced just under £600 on a SIM-free basis.

On contract, the Nokia Lumia 1520 will start at £38 per month, with the company’s first phablet offered setting wannabe owners back £599.95 when bought outright through Carphone Warehouse.

“The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a landmark phone in the history of Windows Phone,” we stated in our recent review of the handset adding: “It brings Windows Phone hardware on par with the rest of the smartphone world.”

Nokia Lumia 1520 Features
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the first large-screen, Full 1080p HD Windows Phone 8 smartphone and is delivered within a body with 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7mm dimensions.

It has a 6-inch Full 1080p HD LCD display with ClearBlack technology and runs a super-quick 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of RAM.

In the rear it has a 20-megapixel PureView camera with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilisation and dual LED flash. It is capable of recording 1080p full HD video at 30fps as well.

The front-facing camera is 1.2-megapixel affair capable of 720p HD video recording.

With 32GB of internal storage as standard, the Lumia 1520 also has a microSD card slot supporting cards up to 64GB and you’ll also get 7GB of SkyDrive cloud storage.

Powered by a 3,400mAh battery, the 6-inch smartphone runs Windows Phone 8 and will be updated according to Microsoft’s releases.

The Lumia 1520 also has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, NFC and 4G LTE connectivity.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 1520.

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