Everything you need to know about the Nokia Lumia 1020 leaked before press event

By LiveSide | Posted July 10, 2013 0 comments

NokiaWe’re less than 12 hours away from Nokia’s “Zoom. Reinvented.” press event, to be held in New York City tomorrow (July 11th) at 11am EDT. Whilst we’ve seen photos and press images of the device before, and we knew a little about its hardware (particularly its 41MP camera), we didn’t have the full specifications for the device. But today, a stream of information about the device has leaked to the internet, right before the event. Check them out below:

Device Specifications

According to UnleashThePhones, below are the hardware specifications of the device:

Nokia Lumia 1020Networks

  • GSM: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
  • WCDMA: 2100 MHz, 1900 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz
  • LTE network bands 1, 3, 7, 20, 8
  • HSPA+ DL Cat 24, Dual Carrier 42.1 Mbps/UL Cat5.76 Mbps
  • Here Location and Mapping Service: Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+, free HERE transit available in the store

Memory

Display

  • 4.5 inch AMOLED WXGA (1280 x 768)
  • 2.5D sculpted glass with Gorilla Glass 3
  • PureMotion HD+
  • ClearBlack
  • High Brightness Mode
  • Sunlight readability
  • Super sensitive touch for nail and glove usage

Processor

  • 1.5 Ghz dual-core Snapdragon

Camera

  • PureView 41 MP sensor with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
  • Backside-illuminated image sensor
  • 6 lens optics
  • High resolution zoom 3x
  • Autofocus, Xenon Flash, LED for video
  • 1080p video at 30 fps
  • Includes Nokia Pro Camera mode and Nokia Smart Camera Mode

Secondary Camera

  • HD 1.2 Megapixel wide angle

Dimensions and Weight

  • 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm
  • 158 grams

Connectivity

  • USB 2.0, BT 3.0
  • NFC with SIM based security
  • WLAN a/b/g/n
  • A-GPS and Glonass

Battery and operating times

  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Wireless Charging supported via accessory cover
  • Maximum talk time (3G): 13.3 h
  • Standby time: 16 Days
  • Video Playback time: 6.8 hours
  • Music Playback time: 63 hours

Audio

  • IHF speakers, 2 microphones
  • HD voice compliant
  • 3.5mm AV connector

Colors

  • Yellow, White, Black

Retail Pricing

According to WPCentral, the device will be available outright for USD699, and available subsidized on a two-year contract for USD299 at AT&T. No information is available yet regarding how much it will cost internationally, but information will become available closer to launch.

PureView Camera and Nokia Pro Cam

Nokia Pro CamNokia Pro Cam - Radial menuSeveral details about the PureView camera and the Nokia Pro Cam software has also been revealed, courtesy of WPCentral and Twitter user @Vizileaks:

  • Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) is built-in (similar to the one in Nokia Lumia 920)
  • Dual capture – ability to take 32MP and 5MP photos at the same time (5MP image is over-sampled where 7MP of information is processed into each “super-pixel”) in 16:9 ratio
  • 40MP and 38MP photos are supported, but only in 4:3 ratio
  • F2.2 aperture
  • Nokia Pro Cam app can manually adjust the following settings: ISO, White Balance, Manual Focus, Shutter Speed, Flash

Accessories

According to UnleashThePhones, two accessories for the Nokia Lumia 1020 will also be available:

Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 1020Nokia Camera Grip PD-95G

  • Confidence to take the perfect shot
  • Built-in extra battery for longer usage
  • Ergonomic grip with a two-stage camera key
  • Universal tripod-mount

Nokia Wireless Charging Cover CC-3066

  • Effortless Wireless charging is just a snap away
  • Enable wireless charging with form fitting Qi compliant snap-on cover

This pretty much sums up everything about the Nokia Lumia 1020. Of course, whilst it’s useful to see the specs on paper, we expect Nokia to show off the true power of its 41MP PureView camera during the event and give people some hands-on time with the device. Don’t forget to tune in at 11am EDT tomorrow and watch the webcast on the Nokia Conversations blog.

Update: The Verge has posted some additional press screenshots of the device, along with the camera grip. Check them out below:

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Posted July 10th, 2013 at 8:24 pm
Category: Mobile
Tags: Nokia, Windows Phone 8