At Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, Nokia also announced Lumia 1320 alongside the Lumia 1520, the cheaper phablet option that will go on sale in the first quarter of 2014 in China and Vietnam before rolling out across Asia, and Europe
The Lumia 1320 brings many of the innovations that characterize the latest high-end Lumia on a large 6-inch display with a resolution of 720p (1280×720 pixels) protected by Gorilla Glass.
The body is thin and weighs 220g. It incorporates the design of the other models – especially Lumia 625 — of the same family. The smartphone will be available for $339 in 3 different colors, namely orange, black, white and yellow.
The technical specification of the handset includes a 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage — expandable via microSD up to 64 GB, a 0.3-megapixel front-facing VGA camera and a rear module with 5-megapixel sensor with auto focus and flash. It houses a 3400 mAh battery that ensures up to 21 hours of autonomy on 3G, up to 9 hours of video playback and up to 98 hours of music. The connectivity options include support for Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, microUSB 2.0 and 4G LTE.
On the software side, a wide range of apps will be available for capturing photos and quality video. In addition to the Nokia Camera app, Nokia Music will also be offered to stream music without adverts, and the HERE for maps and satellite navigation. Like Lumia 1520, the smartphone will also run Windows Phone 8 Update 3 with Lumia Black firmware out-of-the box.
Hence, the Lumia 1320 is aimed as a good mid-range model for those who desire a large screen smartphone, ensuring good performance and priced less.