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Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia has clearly won the megapixel war with the Lumia 1020, but its display falls well short of victory. This update of the Lumia 902 and 925 models boasts a whopping 41 megapixels, which is at least three times that of its closest competitors. It's also equipped with a 6-stage Zeiss optics lens, 1080p video capture and up to 6x digital zoom. And while its 4.5-inch 1,280-x-768 panel is Retina level at 334 ppi, it's a good deal shy of HD. The 1020 packs Bluetooth 3.0 and a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core SoC running at 1.5GHz, just like the 900's. But the 1020 brings 2 GB of RAM instead of 1 GB. And this model runs Windows Phone 8; prior models were unable to upgrade. The Lumia works on AT&T only and starts at $199 with a contract, 32 GB of storage and a 7-GB cloud account.



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