Nokia’s 6-inch ‘Bandit’ phablet to be called Lumia 1520
Nokia’s upcoming 6-inch Windows Phone 8 device, codenamed ‘Bandit’, will be called the Lumia 1520 when it launches, according to the all-knowing evleaks.
The difference in that four digit number between the Lumia 1020 and 1520 is quite major compared to that between the 920 and 1020, but it isn’t really surprising – the Lumia 1520 is expected to have a 6-inch display, and that huge jump in screen size is reason enough to warrant a similar jump in model numbers as well.
While the name confirmation doesn’t reveal any other details, previous rumors paint a pretty clear picture. The Lumia 1520 will be the first Windows Phone device to sport a 1080p display and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, both of which will be made possible by the GDR3 update to the OS. On the camera side of things, the 1520 is rumored to sport a 20-megapixel sensor, with Nokia’s PureView technology taking responsibility for impressive image quality (though probably not as impressive as the 41MP sensor on the Lumia 1020).
Nokia Bandit = Lumia 1520
— @evleaks (@evleaks) August 27, 2013
The Lumia 1520 is expected to be launched in November, and the continuous bouts of rumors and details on the first-of-its-kind Nokia smartphone mean there could be very little we aren’t aware of when the official announcement takes place. Not that Nokia and Windows Phone are going to be complaining about that, right?