Aaron reviews the Nokia Lumia 1520, the first phablet device to land on Microsoft's mobile platform. Featuring a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, the Lumia 1520 packs a 6-inch 1080p HD display, 20-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, Windows Phone 8, and 4G LTE connectivity. It's available in yellow, black, white, and red at AT&T for $199.99 with a two-year contract.
The Lumia 1520 is a force to be reckoned with in the Windows Phone space. The battery life is quite solid and the display is gorgeous - but in comparison to other large smartphones on the market, it lacks software features that take advantage of the larger display. Can updated internals and a beautiful display bring people to the platform? Part 1 of 2.