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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

Nokia has released an ad mocking iPhone.

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

bigboss wrote:

Nokia has released an ad mocking iPhone.

How original of them.....

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Nokia Italy has started taking pre-orders for Lumia 920, accepting a deposit of €99. Phone ost €599:

http://www.nstore.it/nokia-lumia-920-con-windows-phone-8.html

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

bigboss wrote:

Nokia has released an ad mocking iPhone.

Actually that's rather splendid.

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Yep, good ad. 

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

At first I wondered why he wanted to pour custard all over his phone...

 

The owls are not what they seem...

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At first I wondered why he wanted to pour custard all over his phone...

 

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Bumrah wrote:

 That was until i got the Nokia Lumia 800! From the moment i opened the box it has been a pleasure to use for the following reasons:

1. Battery life = over 2 days with moderate use

2. Build quality = Fantastic solid build and a joy to hold

3. Performance = Awesome, very very quick, never hangs or freezes and just works. Call quality is fantastic and signal strength is better than any previous handset.

4. OS = I actually really like it, better than Android or IOS for me anyway. Different but i have yet to have any issues with it.

 

I know people say that Windows app support (Marketplace) is poor but actually it is growing very fast and for me it has all the apps i need. Free sat nav (Nokia Drive) which is fantastic and the maps can be downloaded so no need for constant GPS usage. I can also get pretty much any news/sport/social/messaging app that i will ever need (Sky Sports, Sky News, BBC, ESPN, CNN, You Tube etc).

I suppose what i'm getting at is don't completely dismiss Nokia or Windows, especially as i reckon Windows 8 and the Lumia 820/920 will be even better than my Lumia 800 abd Windows 7.5. I nearly dismissed them but am so glad i didn't and i have even tempted some colleagues to dip their toes. They have all been really impressed when actually handling and using the phone. 

I wonder how many people who comment on Windows phones and the Nokia range, have actually used them?

Hopefully if somebody is considering these but isn't sure, this may encourage them to at least try.

Apart from the battery life my nokia lumia 800 lasts a around 24 to 30 depends on use, unless i'm really bored and i end up playing lots of games which it would ony last 6 hours or so + standby time but this seems to be the case with any phone.

The Apps are the only thing to let Windows down ( at the moment ) though i think this will change over time

My only concern is battery life with all the live tiles that windows 8 will run, so fingers are crossed

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

Surely, the live tiles will work only when the screen is on, & not when the phone is kept in pocket. I don't think that should affect much.

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Not sure , on my lumia 800 it says certain tiles run in the background but you can turn them off whenever you like. Though things always seem upto date 

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

Some praise for Lumia 920's screen:

http://www.gforgames.com/gadgets/nokia-lumia-920-101-high-brightness-mode-26391/

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

Lumia 920 is enjoying greater popularity in Europe than the US, in terms of pre-orders:

UK:
Check out who is "Most popular" at the right side
http://bit.ly/T34JhA

Germany (you have to press the button "Top vorbestellung der Woche":
1:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Yellow)
2:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Black
http://bit.ly/T1FHea

France (same thing, press the button "Led plus attendus") .
1:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Yellow)
2:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Black)
http://bit.ly/T34JhD

USA.
Number 5 already (press the button "Top pre-order this week")
http://bit.ly/T1FF65
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Portugal (press button "Os mais esperados")
1:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Yellow)
2:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Black)
http://bit.ly/T34KC2

Holland (press "Beste pre-orders deze week")
1:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Yellow)
2:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Black)
http://bit.ly/T1FF6b

Spain (press "Top de los prepedidos")
1:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Yellow)
2:a Nokia Lumia 920 (Black)
http://bit.ly/T34JxV

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

http://seekingalpha.com/article/931511-lumia-920-is-facing-solid-demand-in-europe

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

Looks like Nokia UK website is getting ready to accept pre-orders from tomorrow:

http://www.nokia.com/gb-en/products/lumia/

The link for pre-order simply takes you to the product page for now.

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RE: Nokia Lumia 920 & 820 - Thoughts?

My only concern with these phones are its battery life, after having experience with Windows phones they don't last long at all due to all the live tiles and your locations, not to mention the larger and more powerful screens and cpu of the 820 and 920

 

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