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  1. brandon261's Avatar
    Got my 1520 Saturday and this phone is amazing. The screen is just worlds beyond anything I've had before, and I'm actually able to use it one handed! It's true what they say all other phones are starting to look tiny lol

    Just wish it had as many accessories as the 1020 (or my gf's iPhone 5s) :/
    12-26-2013 09:37 AM
  2. NFLPLAYBOOK's Avatar
    I got the 1020 for my wife for Christmas because of the camera and size. She's loving it so far but I'm still waiting for the big boy for me. :)
    12-26-2013 09:58 AM
  3. brandon261's Avatar
    Well I'm an official traitor lol I loved the 1520, but couldn't handle the size. I switched to the 1020 and the size is so much more comfortable, and I'm used to the size still after the 900. Love the camera so much! I'm sorry 1520 users, but I would recommend the 1020 before the 1520...
    12-28-2013 01:38 PM
  4. pavvento's Avatar
    Well I'm an official traitor lol I loved the 1520, but couldn't handle the size. I switched to the 1020 and the size is so much more comfortable, and I'm used to the size still after the 900. Love the camera so much! I'm sorry 1520 users, but I would recommend the 1020 before the 1520...
    I jumped and got the 1520 and am considering going back to the 1020. I was out with friends last night and the low-light photos were not nearly as good as the 1020. I'll try again and play around with the settings but it was a bigger difference than I anticipated.
    12-29-2013 02:17 PM
  5. dseiden's Avatar
    I had the 1020 since launch and really like the phone. I picked up a 1520 to give it a try and the size is really not as bad as I had imagined so far. The added resolution is amazing and I am looking forward to more devices with this resolution so that more apps will take advantage of it. The added space on the home screen is really worth it and I can not get all my most used apps and live tiles visible without have to scroll.

    I imagine that for many using this as a daily primary phone will be an issue as the size is a bit hard to deal with in some situations. But having said that I think I am going to be sticking with it.
    12-29-2013 02:37 PM
  6. brandon261's Avatar
    I had the 1020 since launch and really like the phone. I picked up a 1520 to give it a try and the size is really not as bad as I had imagined so far. The added resolution is amazing and I am looking forward to more devices with this resolution so that more apps will take advantage of it. The added space on the home screen is really worth it and I can not get all my most used apps and live tiles visible without have to scroll.

    I imagine that for many using this as a daily primary phone will be an issue as the size is a bit hard to deal with in some situations. But having said that I think I am going to be sticking with it.
    I really liked the size to an extent. My hand started to hurt trying to use that massive thing!

    I'm hoping for the same resolution in a 1020 like device that'd be the bomb!
    12-29-2013 05:43 PM
  7. KoukiFC3S's Avatar
    I've got both right now and I can really tell the speed difference between the 2. The snapdragon 800 is a lot faster when using apps and the 1080p screen makes the text a lot sharper. My 1520 also has a lot better battery than my 1020, even with the 1020 camera grip.
    12-29-2013 10:17 PM
  8. chobits's Avatar
    Of course it will be best if it has 1020 size and camera with 1520 specs
    I mean 6" isn't everybody cup of tea
    Size can be subjective

    If I choose 1520:
    Screen size and fHD resolution
    Specs
    Battery (1020 battery life is bad)
    External memory slot

    1020:
    Camera camera camera camera camera and camera GRIP (i've seen 1520 camera result with BLACK, and it's not even on par with 1020 before BLACK. 1020 with BLACK is a monster. 1520 camera result is dark even on the daylight, more noise, and the low light is just .... plain. I just don't think the camera results are comparable, but having what 1520 has, it's more than plenty)
    Size & weight are comfortable
    Screen is amoled even though only 720p

    In the end, it's the camera that I want
    And 6" is way too big for my hand and not practical in daily life
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    12-29-2013 11:02 PM
  9. brandon261's Avatar
    I do miss the 1520's battery. I think I have battery drain on here! (11/hrs w/battery saver) then again I might just be used to that 1520 charge! :/ @chobits that's what I was thinking the day I got it! ;D

    Edit: I think I fixed the battery issue. Took out 4 background tasks and have 20 hours.
    Last edited by brandon261; 12-30-2013 at 09:23 AM.
    12-30-2013 09:03 AM
  10. cheesemoo's Avatar
    Are you pleased with the lowlight photography in bars or places with bad lighting?
    I am.

    I have some great pics from New Years outside during fireworks. My sister was upset because she couldnt get any decent pics with her GS4, so I showed her up. ;) She was pretty amazed.
    01-02-2014 09:44 AM
  11. vlad0's Avatar
    I've got both right now and I can really tell the speed difference between the 2. The snapdragon 800 is a lot faster when using apps and the 1080p screen makes the text a lot sharper. My 1520 also has a lot better battery than my 1020, even with the 1020 camera grip.
    Your 1520 has a much bigger battery and the Snap 800 is more efficient. Also, the SoC doesn't have to deal with a 41Mpix sensor and all..
    01-02-2014 11:49 AM
  12. bsd107's Avatar
    I got a 1520, and a relative got a 1020.I really love the huge screen on the 1020, and like that it has a much more future-proof CPU.BUT...The camera on the 1520 just simply does not compare at all to the 1020. It's really much more like the camera on my 920 that it is on the 1020.The xenon flash on the 1020 makes a HUGE difference when taking pictures of family in restaurants or outdoors at night, for example. The 1020 pics look like real P&S camera pics, while the 1520 photos still look like smartphone pictures.I am not impressed with the video quality of the 1520 - I'm not even sure it is as good as the 920 video quality.The FEATURE CRIPPLING of the 1520 by AT&T pains me every day. 16GB of storage is simply not enough, and I cannot store more than a handful of games, for example, despite the beautiful screen and fast CPU really making this device much better for some games.The lack of Qi on the AT&T 1520 also bothers me, as I really loved that feature of the 920.Personally, it's do you want the large size screen or do you want the best possible camera. That's how you make your choice.Regardless, I would NOT get the 1520 until AT&T releases the 32GB version - you'll be sorry if you don't!
    01-02-2014 06:48 PM
  13. BDBDBD's Avatar
    I'm afraid I'll have to agree with you that the 1520 is not as good as the 920 when it comes to indoor/night photography as well as video in low light. I compared both phones side by side and the 1520 produced grainier, darker images.

    In the 1520's defense, it does take crisper, more vibrant photos outdoors in bright light.

    I hope a software fix can overcome these issues.

    The 920 has an f2 aperture (bigger opening allowing more light) while the 1520 has a smaller f2.4 aperture. I wonder how Nokia chooses their camera hardware specs and if they could explain their thinking in choosing these different setups.

    Sent from my RM-820_nam_att_100 using Tapatalk
    01-02-2014 08:38 PM
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