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  1. Braini4c's Avatar
    I just wanted to ask how long did it take you people with the 1520 to get use to how big it is.

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    Last edited by Muessig; 03-13-2014 at 02:11 PM. Reason: Clarified title
    03-11-2014 12:20 PM
  2. multo's Avatar
    Oh about 20 minutes. :D Seriously, it's not really big as most people see it to be. I myself included in that. However after purchasing and using it for a few hours it becomes an ordinary phone. The rest though seems small now

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    03-11-2014 12:37 PM
  3. cathain's Avatar
    About a couple of weeks for me. I was coming from an LG G2 which has a 5.2" screen, I'm 6'4" and would consider my hands pretty big. First few days were tough adjusting, I was really thinking I may have made a mistake getting the 1520! I found that the way I had been using smartphones for the last 4 years was going to have to change! I would rarely use 2 hands when using an LG G2 but after a few days with the Lumia 1520 I found that using 2 hands was the way to go for a lot of activities. Things like typing especially really require 2 hands, now I can type as fast if not quicker than on my old G2.
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    03-11-2014 01:17 PM
  4. crav4speed's Avatar
    About a couple of weeks for me. I was coming from an LG G2 which has a 5.2" screen, I'm 6'4" and would consider my hands pretty big. First few days were tough adjusting, I was really thinking I may have made a mistake getting the 1520! I found that the way I had been using smartphones for the last 4 years was going to have to change! I would rarely use 2 hands when using an LG G2 but after a few days with the Lumia 1520 I found that using 2 hands was the way to go for a lot of activities. Things like typing especially really require 2 hands, now I can type as fast if not quicker than on my old G2.
    My thought and experience exactly!!! (except for the G2)
    03-11-2014 01:19 PM
  5. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    I got a L1320 which is also 6 inches and it took me about 2 days. Now I don't find it big anymore. But yes once your with a phablet there is no going back to anything smaller. :P Now even when I hold a 5 inch phone I find it small. :D
    03-11-2014 01:46 PM
  6. hudsonvalley's Avatar
    Almost instantly, its feels very natural in hands. I have both 1020 and 1520.
    03-11-2014 04:59 PM
  7. GabrielStorm's Avatar
    20 minutes, the amount of time it took to get it set up.
    as is mentioned in other posts, it's not really all that big.
    compared to my wife's IPhone, sure, it's massive.
    compared to my HTC one it's not much different.
    two handed use for some things is a good idea.
    03-11-2014 05:17 PM
  8. michail71's Avatar
    I'd say about 20 minutes too. Everything else just looks micro now.
    03-11-2014 11:51 PM
  9. budney's Avatar
    It took me about two days to get comfortable with my 1520. Now I could not go back to anything in the four inch range.

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    03-12-2014 12:41 AM
  10. oditius's Avatar
    It took me about 10 minutes, I was surprised, I sold my Note 2 because I thought it was too big. But have no problems with the 1520.. Just feels right..
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    03-12-2014 06:27 AM
  11. Pete's Avatar
    Instant joy.
    03-12-2014 06:52 AM
  12. NokiNoki's Avatar
    i got it in sunday, and already used to it, i never coming back to smaller phones!
    fits to my pants, jeans and more
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    03-12-2014 09:00 AM
  13. liam-ward's Avatar
    About 10 minutes. I used to have an 820 and at first you notice the size but soon you realise all the others are just tiny. Personally i think WP is at its best with the extra row of apps, just wish apps used the space a bit more. I've had it a month now and I'm shocked when everyone says how big it is.
    03-12-2014 11:51 AM
  14. Gary Oppenhuis's Avatar
    Before the 1520 I had the Note 2, so was already used to a big phone. That said, the 1520 is most definitely a big phablet! Love the screen and performance on the 1520. Depending on what I am wearing, the 1520 is sometimes a challenge to fit into a pocket.
    03-12-2014 01:01 PM
  15. NoRomBasic's Avatar
    I just wanted to ask how long did it take you people with the 1520 to get use to how big it is.

    Posted via the WPC App for Android!
    By the end of the day. By the end of the week I was at the point where I'd pick up my Wife's 1020 and think, %$#@ this is small....

    For me it really is a "Phablet" need. I've been playing with Smatphones since I bought an imported Motorola MPX220 way back when while at the same time always seeimg to "hotrod" tiny notebook PCs (too many to list, but if it was little I probably kicked the tires on it) in what has been a long quest to have a truly portable computer always on hand. Voice Call support, while always needed, has generally been a secondary concern for me. The 1520 comes pretty darn close to being that ideal, in some respects it's actually a little more useful than the Surface RT I have.
    03-12-2014 01:07 PM
  16. beniffa's Avatar
    Not long at all and felt great the second i got it out of the box. I have since held an iphone and that device feels like a toy compaired to the lumia 1520.
    03-12-2014 01:11 PM
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    Just goes to show that every question can be answered with a Dilbert cartoon....
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    03-12-2014 01:16 PM
  18. Oliver Newell's Avatar
    I've had mine since December 16th last year. Took me probably 2 or 3 days. I have had the likes of HTC Titan and Samsung ATIV S which were large phones. The 1520 is a beast as it is a lot bigger than those two, but because its relatively light and very think for what it is, it is manageable. Biggest problem I have found is finding a phone pouch large enough. In the end I got a "shocksock" for a galaxy note 3 which fits, kind of. Put it in the wash and it stretched and now fits find. I honestly could not find another one big enough.

    After having this phone for a good few weeks, many people will tell you it is very odd trying to use a smaller phone again. I had to set up my sisters 820 and I had trouble with the keys as the keyboard on the 1520 is so big. It is a beautiful device. The size adds to its character.
    03-12-2014 06:24 PM
  19. BobLobIaw's Avatar
    I got used to the 1520 just playing with it at the ATT store. Now my 920 seems too small. I would upgrade if I weren't so intent on saving $32 bucks a month.
    03-12-2014 06:35 PM
  20. doctorpruette's Avatar
    I purchased the 1520 as soon as it was available and traded in my iPhone 5. I never looked back. Very soon everyone will be using a larger smartphone. It's easier to type and read. Easier to blog. Just plain easier on the eyes. Telephone calls are no different than on a smaller phone. It doesn't feel weird at all. Taking pictures and looking at photos on the larger screen is fantastic. I can actually enjoy reading a book on the 1520. I would never think about a smaller phone. I also think the 1520 side is right. At some point you enter the realm of a tablet, but the 1520 can do both comfortably. Any larger and it's just a tablet.
    03-13-2014 03:09 PM
  21. Logan Marispini's Avatar
    I got my 1520 yesterday and there's no going back. I came from a Lumia 900, so the speed difference is incredible, and the screen is brilliant. I got it in yellow, and bought a yellow flip cover too. Holding the Lumia 900mit feels tiny, and iPhones are similar to comparing the Surface 2 to a leapfrog tablet. The one thing I say is going any size smaller in a screen is going to be extremely difficult as the 6" screen is irreplaceable. Incredible phone. Love mine.
    03-14-2014 12:25 AM
  22. del_x's Avatar
    After reading the comments I am tempted to give the 1520 a try I was hesitant because of the size and have been waiting for the International version of Icon to be released.
    03-14-2014 03:39 AM
  23. MikeMystery's Avatar
    I'd say it took me about 5 days to really get into using it, but only 20 minutes to fall in love with everything about it. The screen is just gorgeous, it feels great to hold and dat speed! I get a lot of comments about it, mainly about the size, but that doesn't really bother me.

    Being able to add a 128GB SD card is also pretty neat.
    03-14-2014 04:05 AM
  24. camaroz1985's Avatar
    I'm leaning toward a 1520, but waiting to see what is released with WP8.1. Good to see so many people adjusting to the size though. I am still a little hesitant though. It doesn't seem as big as it sounds when you hold it in the store though.
    03-14-2014 12:26 PM
  25. Talderon's Avatar
    About a couple of weeks for me. I was coming from an LG G2 which has a 5.2" screen, I'm 6'4" and would consider my hands pretty big. First few days were tough adjusting, I was really thinking I may have made a mistake getting the 1520! I found that the way I had been using smartphones for the last 4 years was going to have to change! I would rarely use 2 hands when using an LG G2 but after a few days with the Lumia 1520 I found that using 2 hands was the way to go for a lot of activities. Things like typing especially really require 2 hands, now I can type as fast if not quicker than on my old G2.
    Ditto for me, except I came from a 920 and am 6'5" tall with big hands (I can palm a basketball without issue).

    I don't have any issues using it one handed but I have found that I like being able to use 2 hands. Like the above poster, I can type like a mad man now!! :D

    Trying two handed typing on my 920 was not a very good experience for me, but the 1520 is made for it.

    My wife, she has smaller hands and is soooo in love with her 1520 it's almost making me think she's going to divorce me and marry it!!
    03-14-2014 02:14 PM
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