Nokia 1520 Cell Phone

Nokia are one of the few smart phone makers who are specializing in new Windows Mobile OS phones. In the beginning these phones were ok, but underpowered.  This is far from true with the 1520.  The 1520 has an incredibly bight screen, takes stellar pictures, moves quickly an is a breeze to use.

pic4The Nokia 1520 has the same basic shape as the Lumia 800 and 925, except the 1520 is thinner, quicker, more robust processing power and a big 6 inch screen which is border line tablet.  The phone comes in three colors yellow, red and black.  )Yellow being the brightest and most attention grabbing, so the one I had to have.)  The phone itself has some killer specs.

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – RM-937, RM-939, RM-940
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – RM-938

4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 – RM-937
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 – RM-938, RM-940


Announced 2013, October

Status Available. Released 2013, November

Body Dimensions 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm, 120.3 cc (6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)

Weight 209 g (7.37 oz)

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 6.0 inches (~367 ppi pixel density)

Multitouch- Yes

Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2

– ClearBlack display

Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Loudspeaker- Yes


3.5mm jack Yes

– Dolby Headphone sound enhancement

Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB

Internal 16 GB (RM-940 only)/32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Data GPRS Yes

EDGE Up to 236.8 kbps

Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps

UL, 150 Mbps DL

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP


USB Yes, microUSB v2.0

Camera Primary 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, opticalimage stabilization, autofocus, dual-LED flash, check qualityFeatures 1/2.5” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, dual capture, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama
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Indow Windows

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Many believe windows are only meant to be seen through, but those of us with older houses know that these windows are also places for wind to blow through.  (Where our precious and expensive heat leaks out in a slow steady stream.)  That little breeze you feel by those windows might as well be dollars blowing out the window.  Inefficient windows are one of the top complaints of older homes, right after out houses and corpses in the crawl space.  Yeah, we’ve all seen that movie.  What? Indow Window panels are a great way to combat this issue (the energy efficiency- nothing they can do about the Indian burial mound in the backyard, sorry- call the ghostbusters)  while also helping improve sleeping patterns in children and help those who suffer from migraines with the new Blackout Panels.
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