Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone Could Be a Market Changer: 10 Reasons Why

1 - Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone Could Be a Market Changer: 10 Reasons Why
2 - That Camera Is Stellar
3 - The Design Is Quite Nice
4 - It Has Microsoft's Full Backing
5 - App Support Is Strong
6 - The Screen Trumps the iPhone's and That Matters
7 - Serious Talk Time
8 - Who Doesn't Love Wireless Charging?
9 - Sticking With the Snapdragon
10 - Bring On the Near-Field Communication
11 - Full Support for Data Networks
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Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone Could Be a Market Changer: 10 Reasons Why

by Don Reisinger

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That Camera Is Stellar

What more can be said about the Lumia 1020's camera other than that it's extremely impressive? It's equipped with a 41-megapixel camera that includes professional photography grade features and has the best clarity of any device on the market. In other words, it's an outstanding addition to the smartphone.

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The Design Is Quite Nice

The Lumia 1020's design might not be the very best on the market, but it's definitely among one of the best new designs to hit the market. It comes with a nice, big display, a shiny bezel and the customer's choice of yellow, white or black finish. Nokia is finally starting to realize that design matters greatly.

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It Has Microsoft's Full Backing

Nokia's mobile products have had the full support of Microsoft since the company started supporting Windows Phone. What that means is that Microsoft is putting plenty of cash and marketing might behind the Lumia 1020 to see it succeed. After all, if the handset succeeds, Microsoft will, too. It's a win-win for customers and Nokia.

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App Support Is Strong

One of Nokia's oft-forgotten strengths is its software lineup. The company makes an absolutely stellar navigation program, and Nokia Music is quite nice. Both applications are bundled in the Lumia 1020. Plus, it comes with full support for Microsoft Office.

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The Screen Trumps the iPhone's and That Matters

Apple's iPhone 5 display wowed consumers when it was announced because it offered 4 inches of screen real estate, compared with the 3.5-inch display in the previous model. The Lumia 1020, however, comes with a 4.5-inch screen. Plus, Nokia boosted resolution to more than 300 pixels per inch.

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Serious Talk Time

Nokia was able to boost the battery life on the Lumia 1020 to epic proportions. According to the company, talk time on 2G networks is 8.2 hours, while 3G network talk time jumps to 12.5 hours. The maximum music playback time is 53 hours. That's impressive.

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Who Doesn't Love Wireless Charging?

Nokia is one of the few companies to jump feet first into the wireless charging game. And as expected, the Lumia 1020 allows for full wireless charging. What that means is customers won't need to worry about plugging the device into a wall outlet. Instead, they'll simply need to put the handset on the charging station and walk away; the accessory will take it from there.

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Sticking With the Snapdragon

The Lumia 1020 comes with a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon 4 processor. Thanks to that, the device should be fully capable of handling all video and gaming, and will easily respond to the applications running on the handset. The Snapdragon 4 is, as of this writing, the very best chipset on the market. And the Lumia 1020 is taking full advantage of that.

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Bring On the Near-Field Communication

Nokia's Lumia 1020 comes with full support for near-field communication. So, whenever a customer wants to wirelessly transfer data from one device to another, it's simple. Near-field communication hasn't taken off the way some mobile market proponents had hoped, but it's still a convenient way to transfer files.

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Full Support for Data Networks

Data networks are fully supported in the Lumia 1020. In fact, users will be able to connect to 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks. The handset also supports any and all GSM and WCDMA networks. So no matter where a person is, he'll be able to connect to a wireless network.

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