By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 March 2014


Nokia has entered the phablet fray with its massive Lumia 1520 offering. Fitted with a 6” display, is it too big for its own good? TechSmart puts this behemoth through its paces.
Beautiful 6” display; Processor makes device fluid and responsive; High quality imaging
Difficult to handle; Upscaled interface wastes real estate; Nothing to separate it from the competition
Sadly, we cannot fully justify the Nokia’s R9 000 asking price, especially since the Note 3 still remains superior. When you add to the fact that Samsung has designed apps to specifically take advantage of the screen size as well as the phenomenal S Pen, Nokia still has some way to go. We can only hope that a follow up iteration does not make the same mistake.

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