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Poll: Which color are you getting for your Nokia Lumia 1520?

Polls are fun. They’re a good way to quickly get a feel for how the Windows Phone community feels on a particular topic. We just learned that the Nokia Lumia 1520 becomes available on November 22nd here in the United States. We also just learned from a close source that the yellow Lumia 1520 might be scarce. So we’re curious, what color are you getting?

We had a poll just a few days ago asking whether you planned on getting the Lumia 1520. The results were pretty surprising. The results showed 45.58% of you saying you planned on getting the phone, 16.63% of you planned on waiting to see initial reviews, while 37.77% are going to wait for a smaller device with a 1080p display.

We’re curious what color you’re getting if you’ve already placed a pre-order or plan on getting a Lumia 1520 when you can. You’ve got yellow (Dan’s favorite), black (George’s favorite), white, and red as options for the Lumia 1520. We wish we could get cyan, but not this time.

Anyways, take the poll and let us know your color! Then head to the comments to tell us why your color rules. 

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261 Comments
  • None
  • More like "all of them"
  • +920 No wireless charge No Cyan No buy!!
  • What if they never bring cyan back... Will you ever get another phone again?
  • Wah wah wah
  • What's the big deal about charging??? I could see if you could hold your phone and use it while it charges wirelessly. I don't care if you lay it or plug it. You're still CONNECTING it to a charger. Therefore it's not really wireless.
  • I move around and walk up and away from my desk at work and the wireless is truly useful. Just lay and charge. No need to plug in everytime.
  • Huh? Wherever you walking around to, you still have to lay it down on QI charging pad and they are not ubiquitous like wall outlets. So how would this be any different than using a regular charger?
  • Using the jbl power up is
  • Exactly!!!! Fucken ATT.....seriously???? Guess it's international unlocked version
  • It is convenient to just sit the device on its charger next to me when I'm at my PC. That being said it paves the way for potential tabletops that have built in charging coils so you could put your phone on a coffee table or computer desk and it just charges for you, that would be, in my opinion, the ideal situation. Baby steps though.
  • I come home and set my keys and my phone down (on the charging plate). No fiddling with a wire.
  • +1520 Black
  • Well.. I don't know about anyone else, but the whole wireless thing never made sense to me until I actually obtained my 925 with it. Now I can't imaging going around the house or office fumbling for usb cables. I set it down in the same location all the time and it happens to be the charging plate. It feels as natural as setting it down anywhere with the added bonus of charging. If you have the JBL Powerup, you get instant gratification as well. I personally have the Powerup and the Purity Pro headset. While the headset doesn't charge my phone, the NFC pairing and killer BT audio means no wires anywhere on me either.
  • Good luck with that thinking.
  • Same here..im waiting till next year when Microsoft/Nokia do there own phone.... +920
  • +820 I've been wanting to upgrade for about a month now, but I'll be waiting for the new Microsoft lineup. Hopefully some time in 2014...
  • really? i purposely bought the 1020 because i wanted to get a true Nokia phone in case microsoft came in and wreck everything. i honestly don't think Nokia part of microsoft once it gets acquired, will untouched and as good as Nokia is now. I think with microsoft, the phones will lose the essence of Nokia.
  • People still live in Finland - you may noy know our mentality
    People still do the same engineering innovations,
    but now with the massive financive of the Mightysoft people are more relaxed
    and since there are not that many jobs in Finland the engineers are happy
    and diligently providing new hardware 
    Just that the sign on the roof changes from NOKIA to Microsoft
    and the paycheck is the same except for labeling
    The benefits from Microsoft are different,
    but mostly people [sigh] and feel relaxed and dig in with enthusiasim like never before
    (dig in to the code)
    It's going to be even better!
  • that's good to know that finland is ok with microsoft benefits, now i just hope that there is ONE smart finnish person that can put a notification LED in a nokia phone. thanks again
  • Is the color that important? Nokia should get the design right. And I mean slim and light body, no BEZEL. Think of SG4, ATIV S and new LG.
    Until they get that right, no Nokia phone for me. Sticking with ATIV S.
  • That's why it's a NOKIA phone. Not a Samsung phone.
  • My S4 Active was taking hits from my thumb "root" when I was reaching a bit
    After a soft cell protecting it the bezels were wider and it didn't happen anymore
    There is a functional reason for everything on a Nokia phone
    people just don't get it.
    Today's world: form over function, beauty before innovation
  • remind me again why noka have no full usb port in 2520, thanks
  • Because it was not made for you, but for the masses
    carefully calculating what is needed for the maximum profit, ok?
  • All of them:P
  • At least some of them. :P
  • Nope, still rocking the 1020, and no plans to upgrade until its successor is out.
  • +1
    If I had to, red or yellow.
  • Same here, I want a 1020 with quad core, built in wireless charging, and SD card. That would be my ideal phone. I would take 1080p but not critical. But definitely yellow.
  • I like red and cyan as far as colors go, but I just wish AT&T would jerk us around on specs and color choices.
  • but that screen of 1020 is too small..
  • Nope, on the contrary... the 1520 is waaay to big. Whoever decided 4.5" is too small for a phone is a nit.
  • Too small...I want a 8" 1920 x 1080 Phablet
  • White 1020 (just beautiful)
  • Black and yellow, black and yellow.
  • Nice!
  • Purp & Yellow Purp & Yellow
  • Vikings fan?
  • There is a song called black and yellow.
  • Snoop Dogg Remix
  • Laker fan
  • I'm torn between white and red. Both pretty stellar colors. 
  • RED
  • I feel that red is more of a girl colour, but I still like it even though I would not get it. Where's Cyan at?
  • There is no such thing as "girl color". Even pink can be manly.
  • Truth!
  • @erzhik, you don't say...
  • He "feels" is what he said. I also feel that glossy red is a little bit feminine, because this particular red reminds me of nail polish.
  • Pink is the new black
  • South Central will never look the same. ;)
  • Pink is never manly. Never.
  • Actually, historically pink has always been a colour that was attributed to men, not women. It's only been since the 40's that pink has shifted to being a colour for women.
  • Maybe at Versailles during Louie XIV's time, but then again, men wore lipstick, satin pants, ribbons and wigs too. :) We're both right. Historically, the whole pink for girls and blue for boys was a marketing gimmick contrived in the 40's but I still maintain that pink is not a manly color. The softer pastel colors are considered feminine in that women prefer them over deep colors generally and men the opposite.
  • I can make every color ooze semen and testosterone with my sheer unabated manliness. NGGGGHHH
  • Trust me red is the universal color for both male and female. Though many guys are colorblind.
  • Honestly Cyan is more "girly" than red IMO, but as a male I would be fine with either.  (Rocking a red 920 as red is my favorite color in general.)  I mean come on, think Ferrari, Porsche, or Lamborghini in glorious sexy red...
  • Manly Glossy Ferrari Testesrossa RED for me https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ee/061_-_Ferrari_Testar...
  • I love red but the only problem with it is choosing the color of the tile. The only real option is red... White tiles would be awesome but that's another story.
  • Steel grey works with every color.
  • That's what I'm rocking on my white 1020
  • That's my thing too. I have a white 920 and love it over all the other colors (although I see the cyan 920 in the wild... specifically nokia and microsoft events... and it's gorgie). But I'm not sure if I'd want to basically repeat the color. Also would I like the white as matte? I was all set for black but with a phone this beautiful, I don't wanna subdue it with such a neutral color. Yellow is too bright for me. But red is sexy and white is sophisticated. May just go with white and then choose a colorful case.. Hmmm... decisions decisions #firstworldproblems
  • Red with a black cover looks nice
  • yes that would look nice if the back was not so bright but just had a subtle hint of red. so what case do you use and what portions does it cover and what does it leave exposed in red?
  • I am waiting for the international version. Lets hope that they have couple of new colors.
  • If you're going to get a ginormous Windows Phone, it should be a color that lets people know/wonder what it is!
  • I'm going to wait till a 5" with the same or better specs on at&t(Reup is in April).
  • None! 920 until this time next year. Waiting for 8.1 anyway!
  • It will get 8.1.
  • Black... 929 that is.
  • THIS!
  • I'm happy with my 925 for the moment plus I'm on T-mobile so I can't which is why I'm hoping they eventually get a variant but hopefully a 5 inch like Verizon. But anyways if I had to make a choice I would go for the yellow. I also wish they would bring back cyan :(
  • Give me cyan or give me death
  • Same here.
    They better get the 2520 in cyan.
  • They need the 2520 in all the colours they've had before, that includes Pink and hopefully a Grey like the foreign 920s.
  • Is your estate in order?
  • 32GB...oops wrong question
  • Nice one
  • LOL
  • http://allaboutwindowsphone.com/flow/item/18363_Telefnica_O2_and_Movista...
    http://www.wpcentral.com/nokia-and-o2-unveil-lumia-1020-uk-available-date
    http://www.wpcentral.com/nokia-lumia-1020-now-available-czech-republic-o2
    http://www.wpcentral.com/germany-get-your-hands-lumia-1020-64gb-today
    http://wp-mag.com/news/64gb-nokia-lumia-1020-925-wild-mexico-october/
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/Nokia-Lumia-1020-with-64GB-is-Now-Availab...
    http://www.phonearena.com/news/Microsoft-Store-to-have-both-32GB-and-64G...
  • Yellow 1020 here
  • Liked the yellow, but fell for the white...and the extras the Microsoft store offered. :)
  • Great deal... I went with the red.
  • The red is nice. Very close second for me.
  • Is the red glossy or matte?
  • Red is glossy.
  • Red is glossy. The other colors are matte.
  • I had yellow L920, its too bright for me... went with white. dint like MS offering only black case.. I want red.. So i will be happy.. with white and red.
  • Ordered the black one on the MS store. Since the cover comes in black and covers up the phone anyway, it just made sense...
  • Cover is only available in black?
  • The free cover thrown in on the deal at the MS store is black.
  • White! Adapts best with all the different cases I want ^_^
  • True, true....
  • I want them all =D
  • Red!
  • I went with black. This thing is already going to stand out when I use it, so the black should tone it down a bit.
  • Buys a 6" Nokia phone and wants to "tone it down". Haahaa
  • LOL well maybe less "tone it down" and more "not look like I am holding a brick (red), banana (yellow) or polar bear (white) to head." Not that I have a problem with color I have had both a white and cyan 920.
  • So it's a hunk of coal to your head then?
  • Lmfao
  • =D
  • Like getting a beige Lambo!
  • Actually it's like getting a black Lamborghini. =P
  • I've seen pics of black Lambos and they look like death knell stealth fighters. I shudder at the mere thought of seeing a beige one. :)
  • Red with 32 gigs
  • B*tch please, I am not getting a 1520.
  • I want either red or black
  • Not getting a new phone until something < 5" and better than the 920 is out (unfortunately I can't stand the 1020's screen because of my PenTile allergy), but I'd pick black if I were to get a 1520. And not AT&T's version.
  • Green is a color, too, Nokia!
  • Lime, Lame, Lyme
  • Black is my favorite color
  • Is the yellow matte or glossy? I know that the red is glossy but I wasn't sure about the other colors. If I had to choose, definitely yellow! But I am very happy with my 925 :D
  • yellow is glossy.
  • Yellow is matte
  • Glossy is matte.
  • Yellow is matte, the only glossy is red.
  • None
  • Just saw this mother at AT&T. Holy Shit that's a big phone!
  • Yeah I stopped at my local store after work and was surprised how big it is. Having used a Note and LG Optimus G Pro I didn't think it would that bad. The screen is a beauty though.
  • Dude your so right, its almost comical how hige this phone is, but i have bad eyes and when i enlarged the text on it it all made sense for me!!
  • Sweet!
  • White or yellow still haven't decided yet
  • Both colors are great. Good luck with your dilemma. :)
  • RED!!!
  • im surprised yellow is so popular, dont know why they push for colors when they keep removing options(cyan) they should offer all lumia phones in ALL colors if they want something to be proud of, whats the point of making lime green and orange "exclusive" to low end handsets? they are just making a lot of people angry most of the time having to choose black ¬¬
  • I noticed on the Microsoft pre-order page that the white Nokia Lumia 1520 has white buttons in the rendered picture.. Is that how it's going to be? AT&T's pre-order has the white with black buttons.. Unless there are really two different phone variations.
  • CyAn
  • +1520
  • Purple
  • oh god i want a fuking purple/black aluminum lumia so bad
  • Im getting RED
  • Ok, how many phones do you have now? lol
  • More than 20 now (I found 19 in 5 mins)
    used to have more...one sold, one given away, rest? I don't know
  • No upgrade until February here, & even then not 100% on it now I've seen the size of it
  • black, so that this big device will blend-in... my favorite color is yellow, but this big phone might seek too much attention! (unwanted may be)    
  • Because AT&T gimped the phone, I'm gonna pass this time around. 
  • YELLOW
  • +1520
  • i had to post this
  • Wish they had orange. Anyway way be waiting for the 32gig version, sporting white. No more gloss. Just to much stains that you can't rub off.
  • Why doesn't Nokia offer cyan anymore?
  • +1520
  • i had to post this :D https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/q71/s720x720/1451...
  • Cool really i feel for u
  • Always go with black and put any snap on "Yesso" or tpu cover I want! Who gets tired of black? 1020 here.....and loving it!
  • Thinking black with the yellow cover! 
  • In the middle of my 2year on my 920...alas...
  • Red for me
  • Yellow. I would love to see the supposed lumia 929 have colors other than Black, white and Red.
  • RED
  • I already pre-ordered the yellow. Saw it in the AT&T store today and fell in love.
  • None!! Lol.. T-Mobile. But if I could, I would pick red.. It's the best!
  • none.  i have tmobile and my 920 in a drawer waiting on xbox video and comixoligy to come back.
  • Yellow
  • Wish I could buy it.
  • effing Red!! I mean if I don't get the Lumia 1020 instead. Its a great time to be a Windows Phone fan!!
  • I just got a 1020 yellow.. Not getting one but would be white for something different if I needed it...
  • Where's the "I'm not getting one" option? For me, this isn't an upgrade when compared to my 1020. 
  • You don't need to vote or even post if you're not interested.
  • Its an upgrade to the 1020  in almost every way (other than the camera) less onboard memory, but microsd slot faster CPU higher resolution larger display better speakers better microphones IPS>AMOLED
  • Larger display is not an upgrade. It's the worst thing about it
  • Some like it small, some like it big,
    some like it black, some like it white, some like it red, some like it yellow
    It could be 4", 4½", 5", 6"
    but if it's too big to fit then have a smaller one
    Lumia 929 for Verizon
  • You are talking so much rubbish. The Lumia 1520 will destroy the 1020. Do not dare compare the greatest phone in the world Lumia 1520 to any other phone!!
  • I would like to get the yellow or red, but I don't like AT&T.
  • Is it already sold out on ATT?
  • all my devices are black so im gettin' the black one of course ...
  • My next phone will be yellow, cyan or red once my contract renews next year- unless I still have Verizon and my choice is black or black :P
  • White
  • I'm gonna get the 929 colored one. ;)
  • I want a black one with a Cyan case, but what I really want is a UK release date and price !!!!!!!!!
  • I ordered my White one the minute I seen the deal from Microsoft. I actually had to pull over to read the article and order my L1520
  • Haha true dedication man
  • If I were to get one, it would be red
  • I don't know. Since my 920 screen shattered. I always using 2 casing. Otterbox and incipio dual pro.
  • I hope a successor to the 925 is coming
  • This is a true successor to 925 in every way
  • YELLOW!!!
  • No built in wireless charging, NO DEAL! ATT, can you hear me now?
  • Yellow for sure!
  • None unless its on T-Mobile
  • I'm stop in a contract with att
  • I'm stop?
  • Stuck
  • How about green Nokia...had the N8 in green....gorgeous..miss that color
  • Yellow. Go bold or go home.
  • I would get the yellow since I already owned a white, red, blue and black windows phone.
  • When will they release another cyan phone? I want the Cyan 1520
  • Any colour... Maybe not the black.
  • Still want to stick with 925 , only one thing i don't like in 925 is only 14gb memory on it
  • Shiny red is wonderful
  • I'm on T-Mobile, so no 1520 for me unless I win that Nokia contest... LOL! But out of these four colors, if I were to get this phone, I'd probably get either red or white.
     
  • Us T-Mobile customers would be happy with any color.
  • Just preordered the black from the microsoft store!  +920 +1020 +1520
  • None. Staying with my 1020
  • No you mean you can't upgrade until 2015 :)
  • I have a glossy yellow Lumia 920 and matching Monster Purity Pro headphones and JBL PlayUp speaker (love the yellow!), so I should get the yellow 1520, but I'm not sure if I'll like the matte finish. Is the matte yellow just as vibrant as the glossy yellow, or does the color look duller? Anybody know? Then again that glossy red looks gorgeous. Hmm, stick with the tried and true yellow or get the screamin' fire engine red? Decisions, decisions...
  • Thats exactly what I wondering too, because on reviews - youtube or on pics, yellow matte doesnt look as good as my 920 glossy..In fact, I dont know why they change glossy to matt, glossy looks so much more fancy and cool :)
  • I was at the AT&Tstore and saw a matte yellow Lumia 1020. I assume the 1520 will be the same. I compared it to my glossy yellow Lumia 920, and the yellow color is identical. It just doesn't have the glossy sheen. It's more like a satin finish. The finish looks similar to my yellow JBL PlayUp speaker. I was happy to see it's the same shade of vibrant yellow. I still like the glossy finish better, but the matte finish feels really nice to hold and is less slippery.
  • I have a glossy red 920. Thinking of going for the 1520 with red or yellow
  • Same as my 920. RED!!!!!
  • I really want this phone but I just don't like the color choice l guess I'll have to talk myself into the black one.
  • Yellow 32 GB (if available)
  • I went to the at&t store today to check the phone out, and I just wasn't feelin it for some reason. I've been online rolling my eyes at everyone saying it's too big, but it really is too big in my opinion.
  • That was the same reaction I had. I stopped by the Microsoft store today to check it out. I assumed I would be amazed. The screen is beautiful and while it would fit in the pocket of my jeans it just felt too big. I have large hands, but it never felt quite that comfortable to hold. I actually ended up looking to see if they had a 929 on display so that I could compare.
  • I agree pull out the qi, I'm not buying...As someone who wasnt going to buy into wireless charging I can say once you go there you dont want to go back....although I also agree purple would be nice, leave the qi in thanks.
  • Unfortunately none of these colors come in a five inch form factor and are available for T-Mobile and what else is new. Considering going to the dark side. Nokia when will you make desirable devices available for everyone at the same time. Supply the demand...I don't know anything. Excuse my mini rant.:)
  • Red for me...
  • Yellow
  • If you refresh the page, you can vote again.  
  • If only it was 64GB.... :(
  • ^This, but I bet the 32GB version won't have Micro SD
  • All versions of the Lumia 1520 will have a microSD slot
  • I hope so, but it's still subject to change between now and release. If we're given a hard and final release date between now and the the 1520 release date, along with the details, then I will wait.
  • Hello Mr. Sabri, one question, what would you say are the possibilities of finding an unlocked 1520 before the 25th of November? Would a Microsoft store sell me one? Or any other outlet? Or at the very least could they email me the unlock code or something like that later? I will be on the US till the morning of the 25th only :(
  • None from att
  • YELLOW ALL THE WAY!
  • Red
  • Black
  • None, the truth is that unless things change drastically for Windows Phones, i'm never buying a WP again.
  • After having a Yellow 920 for a year I have found it inconvenient in regards to tile colours. An all white 1520 would be better as there is more room for colour customizations without suffering loss of wow factor within friends due to size.
  • Im going Android until Microsoft truly gets their WIndows Phone together. Im tired of using an OS that feels like it's beta with little to no fixes or features added compared to the competition.
  • Definetly...if 8.1 doesn't make it...definitely share declines..
  • I Agree!
  • Went with red for the 920 as a change of pace.  with the 1520 I'm going back to Black. 
  • This supports wireless charging via a Charging Case, Not sure why people keep saying complaining about it, I had a 920 and now a 1020 and i am ok with using the charging case.
  • Loving the yellow. It would be awesome to see the 1520 spec sheet in a slightly smaller model. HD screen, massive camera and quadcore in a 4.5 - 5" model would be a little slice of perfection. But hey, I'm still getting this phone, its too sh!thot to ignore :)
  • I would get Red if it wasn't glossy, but because it is i would get matte yellow
  • The Lumia 1520 will be a HUGE winner!!! Windows Phone is rapidly gaining market share worldwide!
  • Yes in poor country's no one care!
  • I stopped by AT&T Company Store... and checked out 1520, 1020, 925... ther was a 920 too... all demo pieces... 1520 Display is really awesome... its good that its IPS LCD... colors look natural... 1520 is huge!!!... but it fits in pocket well... for me its a two-hand device... Camera is very good... Video is pretty stable... shaked camera while tatking video... still good steady video... OIS is good
  • Black.
  • Is the red matte?
  • None. Because AT&T.
  • Hahah good
  • Iconic Yellow!
  • I an buying my wife the red one but I'm rolling with white this time around instead of my traditional black.
  • Nice phone am thinking it will be too big though hmmm not sure... Maybe I will wait and see if Nokia release a phone similar to the 929 in the UK
  • This reminds me of the time I dipped my pecker in cheese wiz and ran around the house filled with Thanksgiving guests. Nobody noticed. Size does matter.
  • I got a cyan 800, white 900, yellow 920, so I'll go for red 1520.
  • Used the 1520 at my local AT&T on release day and compared it to mt 920. In my personal opinion, the 1520 is too large for everyday use.
  • RED RED RED. If red is a girl color is that why you guys but bright yellow cars
  • I want a 5 inch 925 successor, 1425?
  • White or yellow... Will need to see them in person to decide.
  • My 920 was white, my 1020 is white but at this size I think I would want a darker color to "slim" it a bit.
  • Cyan
  • ordered my yellow 1520 last night !! wireless chargering, i dont care, 16GB plenty for me, 
  • Yellow
  • Don't care. No qi, no sale
  • Transparent. Then no one will see what a dork i look like when making a phone call.
  • Boo Hoo.... You poor Americans.. The Lumia 1020 only became available here in South Africa THIS MONTH! We will be getting this crazy monster Lumia only in Feb 2014! was seriously considering this phone as my contract is up for upgrade next month, and I am planning to get me that stunning yellow 1020 for Christmas :) (CANT WAIT!!) but that 20 megapixel just doesnt cut it on the 1520.. ONLY against the 1020... that is! I am a little worried that the CPU on the 1020 might be a bit too mediocre to stand up to what 2014 & 2015 might bring to the smartphone handset experience, but Hey... my Lumia 800 brought me this far with no major hiccups... exept for high end gaming that is.... sigh.. ANYHOW! I want the yellow Lumia 1020 and vodacom (my "carrier" for you Americans... we call it our network) seems to only stock the BLACK F73CK1N6 version.... WHHHYYY!!! WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..... Sorry.... needed to get that off my chest... Im getting the black Nokia cover for some piece of mind coz I think the combination of the black on yellow looks sick!! If any of you fellow Nokian Windows Phone Microsoft junkies in here have a 1020 layout like that please show me some pics that I can drool over! :) Have a awesome Christmas season Windows Phone Central team and everyone reading this! cheeerz vir eers
  • I preordered the 1520 from the Microsoft store. Just out of anxious curiosity, does anyone know if the November 22 release date means that the 22nd is the day the phone will ship or when it will be delivered?
  • I just preordered a yellow 1520 from att.com. It said it will ship on or around the 19th, so i imagine it will arrive on the 22nd. I would assume it would be the same for you.
  • Red!!!
  • Why you wanna buy phone with 16gb.Os may take 4 so you have left 12.Add 20 apps and you are done.Att sucks and NOKIA is a stupid company.
  • What are you doing here poor little lost troll? I'm sure you're sisters over at the Samdung are worried sick by now!
  • microsd dumbarse
  • The smaller one.
  • ....and you'll have the WPCentral app optimized for 1080p screens on 11/22/13?
  • If you want to know the Specifications and defects Nokia Nokia Lumia 1520 for Arabic <a href="http://mobilearb.blogspot.com/2013/11/Nokia-Lumia-1520-Specifications-de... Lumia 1520</a>
  • Got a yellow one yesteraday, most amazing phone ever. So breathtaknig.
  • Yellow! Appropriate color for what is a zippy phone!