iPad Air vs Nokia Lumia 2520: Rip Blu-ray to Nokia Lumia 2520 with fast speed

With the comparison to iPad Air, Nokia Lumia 2520 is a all-in-one pad, and this article will show you a top Windows 8.1 RT Blu-ray Ripper to rip Blu-ray to Nokia Lumia 2520 with fast speed and highest video quality for freely watching.

“Hi all, could anybody give me some suggestion on which tablet I should buy, iPad Air or Nokia Lumia 2520? And is there a best way to play my Blu-ray movies on the device? I understand I’ll probably have to do some conversion, and there are a lot of conversion apps out there. What’s a good one that’s speed and maintains good quality?”


This question is presented on a forum and I think many people may have the same problem with him. To solve the problem, first of all, let’s look at the comparison between iPad Air and Nokia Lumia 2520:

iPad Air vs Nokia Lumia 2520

Size and weight:

  • iPad Air (169.5×240×7.5mm, 469g)
  • Nokia Lumia 2520 (267×168×8.9mm, 615g)

(Although heavier, taller and thicker than iPad)


  • iPad Air (resolution of 2048×1536)
  • Nokia Lumia 2520 (resolution of 1920×1080)

Operating system:

  • iPad Air (iOS 7.3.0)
  • Nokia Lumia 2520 (Windows RT 8.1)

(RT has one advantage over all other tablets: you can get Microsoft Office in app form and with every RT device. Besides, Windows RT plays nicely with other Windows products on the server side, so if Microsoft ever gets RT right it could be a killer app for business.)


  • iPad Air ($499 for a 16GB Wi-Fi version, $629 for a LTE version)
  • Nokia Lumia 2520 ($399 for a 32GB)

(Much cheaper then iPad Air)

Support Video/Audio format:
iPad Air

  • Video format: H.264, M4V, MP4, MOV, MPEG-4
  • Audio format: AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, WAV

Nokia Lumia 2520

  • Video format: MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V
  • Audio format: MP3, AMR-NB, WMA 10 Pro, GSMFR, WMA 9, AAC LC, AAC+/HEAAC, Eaac+/HEAACv2

iPad Air is no doubt that everyone want to own. However, if you are not a person like to follow suit, the Nokia Lumia 2520 with an external keyboard and built in free Microsoft Office is truly an all-in-one Windows (8.1) pad.

If you finally choose the Nokia Lumia 2520, it turns to solve the second problem: How to play blu-ray movies on it? To meet the two requirements of fast conversion speed and good output quality, Pavtube BDMagic stands out. With the help of CUDA acceleration and profile settings, this software plays perfect during your conversion.

According to my experience, the conversion speed is really fast. When I try to convert a Blu-ray movie, “Transformers” it takes about 2 hours, while only needs half an hour when I using CUDA acceleration. Below is a picture of CUDA acceleration.


For better video quality, you can click the “Setting” icon to adjust the video bitrate. The higher bitrate you set the higher video quality you will get. (Remember the output size is mainly depends on the bitrate, which means the higher bitrate results the bigger file size.)

How to Convert and Play Blu-ray movies on Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet?

Step 1: Download and install the best Blu-ray to Nokia Lumia 2520 Converter. Then, launch it to load Blu-ray movie from the disc or from Blu-ray ISO files.


Please note that it is a Windows-based software (support Windows 8.1), not an app, and it also has a Mac edition for Mac users: Pavtube BDMagic for Mac

Step 2: Choose MP4 as the output format.

Click “Format” bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Nokia Lumia 2520 under Windows > Windows 8 Tablets H.264 Video (*.mp4). The output videos could fit on your device perfectly.


Tip: If you just want to copy the movie content of your Blu-ray disc, you can choose the “Directly Copy” profile which will save conversion time and storage space.


Step 3: Back to main interface, press the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray to Nokia Lumia 2520.mp4 video immediately.

When the conversion finished, connect your Nokia Lumia 2520 with your computer through USB, and then transfer the converted Blu-ray movie to Nokia Lumia 2520. After that, you can play Blu-ray on Nokia Lumia 2520 at ease. Just enjoy it!

Tips: If you want to play DVD, MKV, AVI, Tivo, VOB, MPG, FLV etc. Files on Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, view my product page to learn more.

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