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#1 spudtrooper

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:55

Replaced an iPhone 4s and Samsung focus 2 and were loving it. Nokia really went balls out with the hardware and software. Performance and features are amazing, hope they market the crap out of it. Nokia maps 3d is nice, downloaded Texas maps and it got me where I needed to go. Nokia music is cool, Nokia lense is fun, will have to try that in another city to see what it recommends. App marketplace is really refined for ease of discovery, wallet is great, finally pin protected purchases across the board. The screen is amazing and experience is smooth and fluid. Nice hardware.


#2 MDboyz

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:13

I'm still trying to find the lowest price on the unlocked nokia 920, since stupid T-Mobile only has the low end one. My friend got one from AT&T, and it is awesome.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:23

did it come with a wireless charger?

#4 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:18

How' the wireless charger thing working out?

#5 George P

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:53

For those in the EU/UK etc, It looks like Clove UK has listed the white Lumia 920 as going on sale tomorrow the 13th! Nothing yet for other colors, as for price it's 650Euros.

http://www.clove.co.uk/nokia-lumia-920

#6 OP spudtrooper

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:22

did it come with a wireless charger?


It didn't come with a charger, but we have to send off for it.. apparently the wireless charging pads are in shorter supply than the phones. We actually got ours at HEB of all places. (a local grocery store) - All the ATT stores I called in Austin were flat out of inventory. HEB also didn't charge us the upgrade renewal fee :)

With that said, I didn't buy the 920 for wireless charging.. its nice but I bought the 920 because its a freaking amazing phone!

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:25

Is it amazing enough to convert an iPhone 5 user like me who has a lot invested in apps? I like everything Windows 8 and the 920 does look super sweet. iOS just seems to be getting stale despite the amount of apps I've bought.

#8 OP spudtrooper

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:31

Is it amazing enough to convert an iPhone 5 user like me who has a lot invested in apps? I like everything Windows 8 and the 920 does look super sweet. iOS just seems to be getting stale despite the amount of apps I've bought.


I'd say so man.. If you're a resolution nut, the screen on the 920 is even sharper. If you're a social media nut the integration of twitter/facebook and such across the device just KILLS the nasty mess that is ios6 sharing. The performance is snappy, the marketplace has TONS of "discovery" paths to really find new apps and have fun. It syncs up with my windows 8 desktop and even my surface.. wifi performance is great and now that MS recently pulled off the wifi agreement you will have free wifi roaming almost everywhere. I wasn't much of an ios app nut myself, I had a few things I tinkered with but what I did want was a phone that made it easy to stay connected with my friends and family and boy howdy does the lumia 920 shine there - with the new groups feature, the (recently) released Skype update, facebook/twitter integration, people hub, skydrive integration.. love it.

and nokia throws in so many apps its not even funny. wife absolutely loves words with friends and nokia has a free version for 920 owners, same with draw something. nokia music is great (free) alternative to spotify (and spotify says their wp8 app will be out soon), xbox music works great, I have a music pass there I've had for years and its amazing. The Nokia Drive 3.0 just amazes me every time I use it with how quick/snappy it is and how detailed it is and how well nokia keeps on tweaking the crap out of it.

and ie10 us astoundingly fast for web surfing.. I mean, its nuts how fast this thing is.

#9 jakem1

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:44

For those in the EU/UK etc, It looks like Clove UK has listed the white Lumia 920 as going on sale tomorrow the 13th! Nothing yet for other colors, as for price it's 650Euros.

http://www.clove.co.uk/nokia-lumia-920


I wonder how they're doing that because Phones4U have signed an exclusivity deal with Nokia and their SIM-free phones are locked to EE. Judging by the high price I wonder whether Clove are importing unlocked phones from outside the UK.

#10 George P

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:51

I wonder how they're doing that because Phones4U have signed an exclusivity deal with Nokia and their SIM-free phones are locked to EE. Judging by the high price I wonder whether Clove are importing unlocked phones from outside the UK.


I dunno but so far they're the first I've seen to list a date and price for a unlocked 920. I'm still waiting for expansys to do the same but nothing. They only have the 820 listed for 525Euros from what I've seen.

#11 Jaybot

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 15:57

I agree. I LOVE my 920. I'm coming from an iPhone 5, and am so glad I switched. It feels so fresh, fun, and it's fast! I hope Nokia really markets the heck out of this device, because it's a beast. A lot of my Apple friends are pretty impressed with it too.

#12 Lamp0

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 16:01

What does this do that other smart phones don't?

An honest question, as I don't own any smart phone.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 16:05

What does this do that other smart phones don't?

An honest question, as I don't own any smart phone.

It's not so much that it does things other smartphones don't (or can't) - although there are some very unique things that Nokia has done on the hardware front... but I would say its integration with services and social networking services is what sets it apart.

#14 OP spudtrooper

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 16:07

What does this do that other smart phones don't?

An honest question, as I don't own any smart phone.

It's really impossible for anyone to answer this for you beyond what I've already said that its a pleasure to use, deeply integrated and hugely satisfying. iOS pales in comparison to how consistent, smooth and integrated wp8 is and android just doesn't have any consistency at all across its platform either. Android has some nifty card features, but I expect we will see those two.

It really comes down to what you want, and the 920 delivers for me.

#15 majortom1981

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 16:13

I just upgraded from an iphone 4s to the lumia 920. This phone rocks. I do not understand how the reviewers state the iphone 4s/iphone 5 takes better pictures. The lumia 920 takes much better pictures then an iphone. The screen is gorgeous . Also as a previous iphone user I am so glad this uses micro usb. no more of the proprietary cables. Also in the US at ATT it does come with the wireless charger but ATT is sending them to peoples homes because most stores never received any.

The only negative is that the back is very slippery . I am waiting for the Otterbox defender to come out for it(listed on website but not out yet).