'Raw processor benchmark results were in line with other devices with similar specs, and heavy games like Asphalt 8: Airborne played smoothly. '
'The IPS-based LCD screen is sharp, rich, colourful, responsive, bright... and some other good things we can't quite recall right now.'
'Its one-piece uni-body shell feels nice in the hand with its soft matt finish (some colours of the 1520 have a glossy finish).'
'The Nokia Lumia 1520 is just about the biggest and most significant Windows Phone release to date. '
'Great Nokia apps'
'Attractive design, microSD support'
'Speedy performance, Colourful'
'Build quality is good'
'Vivid 4.3-inch screen'
'Unique and solid design'
'Very fast LTE speeds'
'Smooth and engaging user interface'
'Free turn-by-turn directions with Nokia Drive'
'Talk time, at 5 hours 54 minutes, is good for such a slim phone. '
'You'll hear a faint knocking sound as you enter letters at a varying pitch, which we found reassuring. '
'Colors are bright and text is very clear.'
'The phone is really quite fast--a refreshing change from the sluggish (and often frustrating) Windows Mobile 6.5 experience. '
'The slight curve makes it comfortable to hold the phone when typing messages, and it also props the screen at a nice angle for better viewing.'
'Speakerphone transmissions sounded muddy.'
'Slick Windows Mobile overlay.'
'Colours are impressive too, as when the screen is viewed indoors they look very bright and vivid.'
'It has a decent sliding keyboard and we like the dual home screens too. '
'This smartphone also uses Samsung's new TouchWiz 2.0 user interface, with user-customizable widgets and multiple home screens. '
'Its mechanism is tight and the phone opens and closes smoothly and easily.'