Big-screen phones are often the choice of those who are looking for the features of a smartphone, and desiring to use it as a tablet as well. While Samsung initially set the trend by launching large-screen phones, other phone-makers have taken the cue and launched top-notch phones with big screens. Listed below are the top 5 big screen phones of 2013.

Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia-Lumia-1520-3The internal memory offered by this Lumia device is 32 GB, which can be increased to 64 GB. Users are also provided with 2 GB RAM, which offers optimal performance. The Lumia 1520’s rear camera is 20 megapixels, which comes with features such as PureView Technology, dual capture, geo-tagging, panorama, and face detection.The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a stunning smartphone that comes with a screen size of 6 inches. The Lumia 1520 was released in November 2013. Weighing just 209 grams, this device’s screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 with ClearBlack Display. The resolution of the Lumia 1520’s screen is 1080×1920 pixels.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 runs on Windows 8 OS and is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor. This Lumia device comes with a non-removable Li-ion 3400 mAh battery that supports 768 hours of standby time with 2G and 3G.

Sleek phones are definitely ‘in’ with people worldwide, while they also want large screen phones so that they can also use their smartphone devices as a tablet. These five smartphones strike the right balance between screen size and sleekness.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9000

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9000

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9000 is another excellent smartphone that’s geared with a 5.7-inch touchscreen. It comes with a stunning primary camera that offers photo capturing at 13 MP. Some features of this device’s rear camera include autofocus, smart stabilization, panorama, drama shot, and animated photo.

You can even make video calls with this device’s front camera, which is 2 MP. If you desire to capture HD videos, but don’t want to carry your handycam wherever you go, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 makes life easier for you, as it permits HD recording and video recording at 1920×1080 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the few smartphones in the market that offer 3 GB RAM and internal memory of 32 GB. You can extend your device’s capacity to 64 GB by adding a micro-SD card. The smartphone comes with two quad-core processors of 1.9 GHz and 1.3 GHz. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 runs on Version 4.3 of the Android OS. This device’s battery is a robust 3200-mAh Li-ion type. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 price in India is INR 43,599.



The LG G2 is a stunning device that comes with a large screen size of 5.2 inches. This screen is built with True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen technology. Its resolution is 1080×1920 pixels, offering a pixel density of 424 ppi. This LG device weighs just 143 grams and comes with a non-removable 3000-mAh battery that supports up to 790 hours of standby time. It comes with a stunning Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad Core processor that has a clock speed of 2.26 GHz.

This device runs on the Jelly Bean version of the Android OS. If you’re looking for a stunning camera to capture those memorable moments in your life, the LG G2’s rear camera offers photo capturing at 13 megapixels. Some of this rear camera’s features are geo-tagging, face detection, optical image stabilization, and autofocus. The LG G2’s rear camera also comes with an LED flash. You can even make video calls to your near ones with this device’s 2.1 MP front camera. The LG G2 price in India is INR 32,399.

Sony Xperia Z1


The Sony Xperia Z1 is another high-end smartphone device that comes loaded with a 5-inch screen, larger than most other devices in the market. This smartphone’s screen is a capacitive type that has a stunning resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.

If you’re looking for performance, Sony’s Xperia Z1 has more to offer than what you could ask for. Powered by a Qualcomm MSM8974 processor, this smartphone’s clock speed is 2.2 GHz.

This device comes with a 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory that can be increased to 64 GB. The Sony Xperia Z1 has an excellent rear camera that allows you to capture high-end photos at 20.7 MP with flash. Video calling is made possible with the Xperia Z1’s 2 MP secondary camera.

This Sony Xperia smartphone runs on version 4.2 of the Android OS. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery that offers around 850 hours of standby time and 15 hours of talktime with 3G.

Google Nexus 5

Google Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 is another smartphone device that comes with a large screen size of 4.95 inches. This device’s body is sturdy and its screen offers a resolution of 1920×1090 pixels. The Nexus 5 runs on Android KitKat, which is the latest version of the Android OS. The primary camera of the Nexus 5 allows you to capture photos at 8 MP.

Some features offered by this rear camera include check quality, optical image stabilization, face detection, photosphere, geo-tagging, and autofocus. The device comes with 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 or 32 GB.

The Google Nexus 5 comes with a quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 CPU and its chipset is a Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800. It permits video recording at 1080 pixels, at 30 frames per second.