Following the same foot step as its predecessor Nokia Lumia 1020 has a distinct design that the other Lumia has. The plastic, polycarbonate for the back chases, rounded corners which give very stylish look. But rather than a streamed line design the device has a little hump at the back for its powerful rear camera hardware installation. The phone is quite heavy due to its camera hardware. The nice thing about the camera, it’s available in 3 variant colour-Blacks, white & yellow.
Really gorgeous AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 16m colours screen. 768X1280 pixel, 4.5 inches display with 332ppi pixel density merged with corning Gorilla glass 3.The right side of the phone has the volume rockers, stand by and a dedicated camera button. On the left side of the phone u will find the micro sd card slot. At the base u will find the USB charging port, speaker and micro phone. On the top SIM card tray, 3.5mm headset jack and a noise cancellation microphone.
The back of the device is most noticeable, a large camera with Xenon flash and LED light. It may not be the lightest and slimmest phone in the market , but it is quite slimmer and lighter than Nokia Lumia 920.Nokia Lumia 1020 is 130.4mm tall,71.4mm wide and 10.4mm thick and weight around 158grams.There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core 1.5 GHz Processor with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB onboard storage and a 2000mAh battery which provides a talk time of Up to 17 hours (2G) / Up to 10 hours (3G) and standby time Up to 400 hours (2G) / Up to 400 hours (3G). Performance is never an issue for windows phone.
Nokia Lumia 1020 runs on Windows 8 Operating System. The phone is upgraded to Windows 8 Amber, which is the latest version of Microsoft platform. The windows 8 Amber has several added feature which were lacking in windows devices before. You can do new things with Amber like double tap the display to turn it on, or flip your phone to silent. Notification on the screen is quite good feature that the window upgraded.
The User Interface is very responsive. Windows phone greatest strength is they don’t need high processor or superlative hardware to functional well. Application in 1020 open very quickly and the touch and response. The surfing and swiping are buttery. It has a very impressive battery life. Overall the phone is for the user who has a great interest in photography on the move. Only few app are not available like the instagram, but there is substitute app available instead of instagram. The pro cam app and Nokia smart app provide Varity of range of option to use such a powerful camera. There is a delay of 6 second to take another snap because the camera save two images one in small resolution and other one in large resolution.
The expected price in Indian market will be around 32000 INR. The phone will be launched in India in month of September. So stay tuned to know more.