1. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    So, I have this guy who is selling me a 1020 really cheap, but I m wondering if I should buy it or not as I read so many negative reviews, and that its processor is really slow. I am currently using a L530 which I hate (miss my L520) .
    What do u guys say, should I go to the phone?

    Also please tell me how can I check till when the phone is in warranty, I need to know the date/ month not just the general warranty check .
    04-14-2015 04:38 PM
  2. grantpwarren's Avatar
    Its not slow. Mine runs quite well... I doubt you can find out the exact date unless you contact Microsoft Lumia/Nokia but I believe its from build date not purchase?
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    04-14-2015 04:44 PM
  3. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Its not slow. Mine runs quite well... I doubt you can find out the exact date unless you contact Microsoft Lumia/Nokia but I believe its from build date not purchase?
    I read somewhere that it freezes for some people. well then iI will have to get it checked at a Nokia care, and have its warranty extended if its still in warranty.
    04-14-2015 04:50 PM
  4. hotphil's Avatar
    Is it suspiciously cheap?
    Why not test drive one and see if you find it slow?
    You'd extend a hardware warranty for software freezes? They must love you.
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    04-14-2015 04:54 PM
  5. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Lol not just the software freezes, I kinda like the extended warranty, saves me the trouble if I have to get its motherboard replaced (520 had a problem, and since it was in that extended support, they gave me a replacement L530 model)
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    04-14-2015 04:59 PM
  6. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    And yeah its cheap, and he had activated the phone by inserting a sim in it, and I don't know when he did that.... He didn't used it.
    04-14-2015 05:01 PM
  7. Dusan Randj's Avatar
    Check the phone for defects and look carefully if it isn't defect. Lumia 1020 isn't slow, it's same proc as on my Ativ S and it flies. It's just a camera that is slow, but hey, that's understandable.
    04-14-2015 05:08 PM
  8. 3earnhardt3's Avatar
    Make sure it actually charges, I've heard of a few people taking mint condition phones home only to realize the USB port doesn't work. That means no restore ability or charging via USB (qi covers are hard to find for this phone).
    04-14-2015 05:15 PM
  9. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Do any of u find yourself short of storage, At any time? Did u ever wished u had a sd card slot.
    I was concerned about battery too but then I know how much that camera would eat and I already keep a power bank with me always.
    04-14-2015 05:18 PM
  10. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Make sure it actually charges, I've heard of a few people taking mint condition phones home only to realize the USB port doesn't work. That means no restore ability or charging via USB (qi covers are hard to find for this phone).
    Thanx for the heads up
    04-14-2015 05:18 PM
  11. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Check the phone for defects and look carefully if it isn't defect. Lumia 1020 isn't slow, it's same proc as on my Ativ S and it flies. It's just a camera that is slow, but hey, that's understandable.
    Yeah I will get it checked from Nokia support . Can't believe him.
    Also I have an option to sell it , as my uncle is in this business and he will resell it in no time :D
    04-14-2015 05:22 PM
  12. ajayden's Avatar
    Do any of u find yourself short of storage, At any time? Did u ever wished u had a sd card slot.

    I was concerned about battery too but then I know how much that camera would eat and I already keep a power bank with me always.


    If you use the camera frequently, it will also be good to buy a camera grip. Then, you do not have to worry about battery charge. A camera grip will add extra 8 hours of charge on your phone.
    04-14-2015 07:02 PM
  13. hotphil's Avatar
    Do any of u find yourself short of storage, At any time? Did u ever wished u had a sd card slot.
    I was concerned about battery too but then I know how much that camera would eat and I already keep a power bank with me always.
    No storage issues for me. But I don't fill it with videos/games/music - netflix/onedrive/spotify for me.
    04-14-2015 07:03 PM
  14. PS Digital's Avatar
    I love mine and don't have any issues. I use the camera a lot and have no storage issues but my photos upload to One Drive as soon as I take them so I can delete them from the phone.
    I can't wait for a newer version to come out. If it's better than this one, it will be awesome!
    04-14-2015 10:01 PM
  15. Maritox Cacici's Avatar
    Why u liked more the 520 over the 530?
    04-14-2015 10:14 PM
  16. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    Why u liked more the 520 over the 530?
    520 was far far better than this.....
    1. 530's screen is so bad, while viewing it everytime u will feel the difference. Viewing angle is so bad too. Colours look quite bad
    2. No sensors and I miss the double tap to on feature
    3. No auto focus
    4. Internal men fills everytime
    5. And while viewing some web pages , it used to redirect me to spam links ( I don't know why this condition was, had to rest it 4-5 times and now this problem is very less, even told ms abt it but they even didn't knew)
    04-15-2015 08:04 AM
  17. Maritox Cacici's Avatar
    So sad! I want to jump to a 1gb cheap one but i dont want that then =(
    04-15-2015 08:57 AM
  18. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    So sad! I want to jump to a 1gb cheap one but i dont want that then =(
    Its nit 1 gb, its just 512 mb.... Don't go for this one
    04-15-2015 01:06 PM
  19. bichaels's Avatar
    I still find my 1020 a great device. Note that the freezing issue is now solved with the Denim update. I find storage and battery okay. Only thing I would like is a faster camera but then it's a trade off for the great quality...
    04-16-2015 03:36 AM
  20. Mohit Jain4's Avatar
    I still find my 1020 a great device. Note that the freezing issue is now solved with the Denim update. I find storage and battery okay. Only thing I would like is a faster camera but then it's a trade off for the great quality...
    Thanks,Yeah the cam is slower cause of the processor they said.
    Between can you teell me if we can zoom while taking pics or recording videos? Also if we can pause while recording( maybe pause is not in wp os)
    04-16-2015 01:06 PM
  21. Maritox Cacici's Avatar
    So did u get it m8?
    04-23-2015 05:56 PM
  22. Marlon Bu's Avatar
    Thanks,Yeah the cam is slower cause of the processor they said.
    Between can you teell me if we can zoom while taking pics or recording videos? Also if we can pause while recording( maybe pause is not in wp os)
    Zoom ๐Ÿ‘
    Pause ๐Ÿ‘Ž
    04-24-2015 08:00 AM
  23. Intense Soul's Avatar
    why not a lumia 638 then? Cheap and quite good but no flash and 1Gb RAM

    So sad! I want to jump to a 1gb cheap one but i dont want that then =(
    04-28-2015 12:20 AM

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