The Nokia Lumia 1020 stands out from other Windows Phone 8 Nokia Lumia smartphones with its 41 megapixel rear facing camera with PureView technology. Featuring ZEISS optics, Xenon flash, autofocus, optical image stabilization, f/2.2 aperture, 3x lossless zoom, and 1080p HD video capture at 30 frames per second (fps) with 4x lossless zoom at 1080p and 6x lossless zoom at 720p HD recording and stereo sound. The Nokia Pro Cam application lets you take all the hi-res photos you can and stores them in two formats, a JPEG for sharing and a high resolution raw file that can be accessed through your computer. Another camera application is Nokia Smart Cam. With Nokia Smart Cam you can change faces in group photos, remove moving objects from images, and take an action shot. You can take Panorama shots and download Nokia Lenses such as Cinemagraph.
Additionally, there is a 2 megapixel front facing camera with f/2.4 aperture and 720p HD camcorder mode. In the Photos hub you can view your photos and videos, create albums, and upload to social networks and SkyDrive. With the photo editing app you can use auto-fix, crop and rotate an image. Also find Creative Studio with even more options for photo editing (blur sections of an image / make collages). The PhotoBeamer mobile projector app lets you view pictures on another screen, such as your laptop.
Running on Windows Phone 8, the Nokia Lumia 1020 has Microsoft Office delivering your favorite MS apps found in the Office Hub - Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, and OneNote. Also find, People + social networking where you can create invitation only Rooms to share photo albums, notes, calendars, and hold group chats with a selected few. The Email + messaging area lets you compose with dictation, use the onscreen Word Flow Keyboard that learns how you write and then predicts entire sentences. Additionally, you can attach pictures, videos, voice memos, send your location and add contact card info to text messages. With Skype you can make video calls anytime. Enjoy your music from your favorite artists with XBox Music Live, Nokia Music (free streaming music with no advertisements), AT&T Radio and supports more streaming services with downloads from the Windows Phone Store. Browse in HTML5 with Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone, restrict apps and features for when your kids use your phone with Kid's Corner, and customize the Start Screen with Live Tiles.
Other apps available to assist and keep you busy include XBox Games, ESPN, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, The Weather Channel, and AT&T Navigator, AT&T FamilyMap, and AT&T Mobile TV. Nokia has included a few applications of its own. Find Nokia HERE Maps (provides online and offline maps), HERE Drive+ (free turn by turn directions for driving, walking, and public transportation), HERE City Lens (uses the camera and displays info on your surroundings through the camera's viewfinder), HERE Transit (provides information for bus, train, subway route schedules, station locations, and more), and the Nokia Glance Screen (Time displays when screen is off).
The 4.5-inch ClearBlack AMOLED PureMotion HD+ Super Sensitive Touch Screen has 1280 x 768 pixel resolution, a 16:9 aspect ratio, displays 16 million colors and is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It connects you at 4G LTE (Bands 2 / 4 / 5 / 17), 4G HSPA+, 3G (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz), GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Wi-Fi 5GHz 802.11a capable), Near Field Communication (NFC Open and Secure, BLuetooth version 3.0, DLNA, and can be used as a mobile Hotspot for up to 5 devices. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is powered by a 200 mAh battery that provides 12.5 hours of talk time with 12 days of standby. It has 32GB of internal memory (with 50GB of cloud storage from AT&T Locker), has a 1.5GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor, measures 5.13 in (H) x 2.81 in (W) x 0.41 (D) (0.51 in (D) at camera), and weighs 5.56 ounces.
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