Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone

CONNECTIVITY:

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
WiFi

The Lumia 1020 supports dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Cellular

If you are not near any WiFi area you can still connect to the internet via HSPA or if you have an LTE capable SIM and the signal in your area is available better set the connection speed to 4G and it will be much faster. You can also share your mobile data via internet sharing (WiFi Hotspot).

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Data Sense

There is an app called Data Sense to monitor your data consumption as well as set limit to your monthly usage.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Bluetooth

There is also Bluetooth 3.0 on board which supports file transfer.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Transfer My Data

This app allows you to transfer your contact from your old phone to your Lumia 1020 via Bluetooth connection. If your old phone supports transferring other files like messages and pictures it can also be done here.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Wallet

It also has NFC, aside from the Tap+Send function it is also being used for the Wallet app. The wallet, as the name suggests can digitally store your coupons, credit cards, membership card etc and use them without the actual card.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Phone Storage
Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Storage Check

As mentioned in the previous part of this review, the Lumia 1020 supports Mass Storage mode wherein your PC sees it as an external storage. You can transfer any file you want and if it has the proper app to handle them it can be opened in your phone.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Airplane Mode

Like any other cellular device, you can switch it to airplane mode however since there is no quick toggle settings you need to go to settings>airplane mode to turn it on or off.


PRODUCTIVITY:

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Office
Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Sample Document
Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Sample Spreadsheet
Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Sample Presentation

This Lumia device runs on WP8 platform and one of its key selling points is the Office. It allows you to view and edit documents, presentation and spreadsheet. Files are automatically saved in your free 7GB SkyDrive account.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Office Settings

You can also enable the SharePoint in the settings>office, it allows you to share your documents and spreadsheets with other people via a SharePoint server.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
One Note

One Note is an all-in-one note taking applications, it allows you to add pictures and voice memos. You can also share it via email as well as activate the To Do features.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Calendar

The calendar offers to do, day and agenda views aside from the usual today and monthly views. It can synchronize to your online accounts too.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Calculator

The calculator can be viewed in portray or landscape mode, if you do the latter you will have the screenshot above with trigonometric functions otherwise that portion is hidden.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review: It Is A Camera Than A Phone
Alarms

You can set multiple alarms with different names, different sound as well as repeat intervals.

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