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  1. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    Go for it , you will not regret
    Last edited by Himanshu Chowdhary; 03-10-2014 at 05:23 AM.
    03-10-2014 05:06 AM
  2. etad putta's Avatar
    03-10-2014 05:22 AM
  3. SwimSwim's Avatar
    Seeing as there has been literally zero mention of Windows Phone 8.1 bringing 64 bit support: it's going to be a really long time before we seeing any Windows Phone devices running on 64 bit processors.

    Besides, 64 bit is mostly marketing hype considering that (at the moment): no mobile OS actually takes advantage of the benefits it offers. Don't get me wrong, 64bit IS the future. However, we're still a few years off from its advantages actually being realized. As such, 64bit is far from a make-or-break feature, at least for now.
    03-10-2014 05:30 AM
  4. SwimSwim's Avatar
    Same. Battery is better on the 1020 than it was on the 920 for me.
    My 1020 is a battery champion: I love to brag about how good its battery is! I don't know what those other busy are doing wrong, because even when I take no consideration to preserving the device's battery (I.E: I leave BT, WiFi, LTE, push email, etc. on always), I still easily get at least 20 hours of battery. And I can effortlessly go through 12 hours of snapping pics (so long as I don't leave the screen turned on between shots). All this, and we haven't even gotten to the battery grip's boost yet.

    So either they've got defective batteries, or they're always on their devices, sucking juice. That, or maybe I'm rocking the Super Battery Edition? :P
    03-10-2014 05:37 AM
  5. tejedor1967's Avatar
    My guess is the battery drains while doing pictures because the Xenon flash. I think that even when you set the flash off as default (like me), every time you open the camera app load the Xenon flash just in case... maybe even between pictures. To load the Xenon flash is quite an amount of electricity.

    That is my guess. What I don't know (if this is true) is if Nokia is aware of this.
    03-10-2014 05:40 AM
  6. SwimSwim's Avatar
    My guess is the battery drains while doing pictures because the Xenon flash. I think that even when you set the flash off as default (like me), every time you open the camera app load the Xenon flash just in case... maybe even between pictures. To load the Xenon flash is quite an amount of electricity.

    That is my guess. What I don't know (if this is true) is if Nokia is aware of this.
    That seems like a very logical explanation. It dies indeed take quite a lot to get the Xenon flash ready to fire, so it does seem possible that's what's going on. I personally have my phone set to know flash. After all, even the best mobile flash should only be used in the most dire of times. I personally prefer just to use a longer shutter when I need to take low light photos, and/or increase the exposure.
    03-10-2014 06:08 AM
  7. Truman82's Avatar
    Maybe someone could email to nokia about this thought about xenon?

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    03-10-2014 09:11 AM
  8. Braini4c's Avatar
    hmm maybe i will just buy the 1020 to have a play with it and if nokia dose bring something big out i will sell the 1020 and buy it. I Just hope the 1020 is not slow for me as i have always had quad core phone.
    03-10-2014 12:20 PM
  9. SwimSwim's Avatar
    hmm maybe i will just buy the 1020 to have a play with it and if nokia dose bring something big out i will sell the 1020 and buy it. I Just hope the 1020 is not slow for me as i have always had quad core phone.
    The 1020 is by no means a slough. It runs Windows Phone buttery smooth, no lag. One thing you must remember: Windows Phone is an extremely lightweight and heavily optimized operating system. So unlike Android, where quad core is practically a must just to get smooth performance, the 1020 manages to deliver a great user experience, even on its "low" specs.
    03-10-2014 03:14 PM
  10. russshoe's Avatar
    Just buy the thing I went from 925 to 1020 could not be happier
    03-10-2014 03:30 PM
  11. neonspark's Avatar
    what are you waiting for? If you're hoping for a 1020s with snap dragon 800 and a faster response time ...don't hold your breath. Nokia would have made this. Micronokia? not so sure.
    03-10-2014 05:10 PM
  12. alpha beta gaga's Avatar
    Personally I would say wait four more weeks. We're super close to the launch of WP8.1 which will probably come with at least one new flagship device. I think we can expect something of the size of a 1020 but with better CPU, and who knows, maybe LCD, SD card and built-in wireless charging.

    Edit: this is coming from a very happy owner of a 1020
    price is now 377 on amazon uk simfree. 200 off launch price. perhaps something newer is just around the corner as above
    03-10-2014 05:39 PM
  13. Braini4c's Avatar
    I went to the phone store and checked out the lumia 1020 and i could not notice any speed difference between it and my s4 although i did perfect the live tiles on the lumia 1520. I think i might just hold of and wait for Nokia to bring something out but i am starting to think they not bring anything out till after the new iPhone.
    03-10-2014 05:42 PM
  14. ypi's Avatar
    Successor for 1020 coming soon? I find it highly unlikely. We'll probably see a successor for 925 first. Releasing another cameraphone in such a small time frame seems to be very hard.
    03-10-2014 08:35 PM
  15. Adiliyo's Avatar
    i feel being an amoled screen, the amount of white or light background screen usage will impact the battery most next to the amount of camera usage. so time spent browsing the web (which has primarily light backgrounds) or for me currently, using facebook messenger (i really wish it had a dark background option) will drain the battery fairly quickly. had the same issue with my note 3. standby or even use of the phone with the screen off (for me it was streaming music while at work) is stellar on the 1020.

    personally, i would wait until after build. i had the 1520 and while it is a stellar device, it was simply too large for practical use (for me) i miss the 1080p screen from it and from my nexus 5 now that the 1020 is my daily driver. but if you can snag one for the 300-350 range they are going for used, it's got an amazing camera that no one has yet to match.


    that being said, a gsm variant of the icon would be my perfect windows phone (with sd support added) and i would snap it up in an instant.
    03-10-2014 08:52 PM
  16. RStock521's Avatar
    When is the successor to the 1020 coming out? I haven't heard anything, but I want the sweet camera but with better guts.
    03-11-2014 10:19 AM
  17. neonspark's Avatar
    When is the successor to the 1020 coming out? I haven't heard anything, but I want the sweet camera but with better guts.
    get in line. It started forming last year.
    03-11-2014 04:34 PM
  18. vlad0's Avatar
    When is the successor to the 1020 coming out? I haven't heard anything, but I want the sweet camera but with better guts.
    I don't know how the Microsoft purchase is affecting production/design etc. but Nokia's photo centric devices come out every 12 to 18 months or so.. that is if you are in fact expecting significant improvement across the board.

    N90 - 2005
    N93 - 2006
    N95/N82 -2007
    N86 - 2009
    N8 - 2010
    808 - 2012
    1020 - 2013

    So its reasonable to expect the next one sometime this year if Microsoft don't completely change the development cycle. Also, like I said, the transition might introduce further delays.

    The leap from the N8 to the 808 in terms of functionality and IQ was quite significant.. probably more than any other transition that came before.
    03-11-2014 05:26 PM
  19. Braini4c's Avatar
    I think i might just way for a new lumia to come out hopefully nokia announce something real soon if not i think i may just get the 1520 again but in black this time and just learn to love how big the phone is.
    03-11-2014 05:50 PM
  20. SwimSwim's Avatar
    When is the successor to the 1020 coming out? I haven't heard anything, but I want the sweet camera but with better guts.
    Likely not for awhile. Keep in mind that it's been out for less than a year (came out last July), so we likely won't be seeing one no earlier than this July, probably later than that.

    Also, according to WPC: Windows Phone 8.1 won't immediately launch will a complete new line-up of "next-generation" devices. Rather, it's been reported the initial rollout will be somewhat slow: with only a few low-end devices coming out at first (Think "Moneypenny," the Lumia 630). Then, somewhere around late-summer/early-fall, we'll start seeing high-end devices getting their upgrades. At least, that's what I've heard.
    03-12-2014 02:50 PM
  21. Braini4c's Avatar
    I am so tempted right now to get a 1020 o2 are selling the refurb 64gb for 240..
    03-12-2014 03:53 PM
  22. fitcious's Avatar
    i just bought one off of the forum here....waiting for it to come. i am looking forward to it...do it.
    03-13-2014 03:49 PM
  23. Phillip Deackes's Avatar
    hmm maybe i will just buy the 1020 to have a play with it and if nokia dose bring something big out i will sell the 1020 and buy it. I Just hope the 1020 is not slow for me as i have always had quad core phone.
    It is slow - comparing the same apps with my friend's iPhone 5 and my new Nexus 5 brought that home to me. Click on an app on the 1020 and you're waiting a few seconds before the screen shows the data, on the iPhone and Nexus it is pretty instantaneous. I was becoming very conscious of the delay each time I opened an app. No big deal, and the scrolling etc. is pretty impressive on the 1020 once the app has opened. Personally I'd wait for new hardware . . .
    03-15-2014 04:33 AM
  24. Truman82's Avatar
    Isn't the app opening time the same on all lumias?

    Sent from my GT-I9100 using Tapatalk
    03-15-2014 01:32 PM
  25. Phillip Deackes's Avatar
    Is that so? I just assumed it was like how the iPhone 4 takes longer to open apps than the iPhone 5 - down to hardware.
    03-15-2014 01:52 PM
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