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Good: It does all I want...
Comment: An alternative to certain fruity branded phones, that uses an operating system that isnt prone to crashing AND works with any windows using PC/laptop.
Dont be a sheep, show you think about having a phone that is made by a phone company, rather than one made by a software company..
Good: The camera was fantastic
Comment: I had my 820 for only 3 months, used it to check emails and surf the net before going to bed. Next morning woke up to find the screen cracked and totally unresponsive, couldn't even unlock it. Nokia advice is to back up all your data and return to them? All my pictures, apps and music gone or need to be repurchased. Nokia have stated it is out of warranty, most likely due to rough handling. I'll try to sleep less roughly next time! I've gone back to using a 2.5 year old HTC which is still going strong despite the obvious abuse Nokia suggest I subject all my phones too.
Bad: battery life could be longer and as with all wp8's no FM radio.
Comment: Solid and battery swappable .
Should be a keeper for a couple of years WP8 is brilliant compared to Andrain.
Good: It works and I like Windows
Bad: Won't connect Bluetooth to anything for longer than 15 seconds
Comment: Support from Vodafone and Nokia has been poor. Vodafone replaced then said contact Nokia who said reset it.
Comment: fab battery life dropped mine about 5 times now no damage buy a cover on amazon for 1.99 maps are fab app list growing by the day no siisues
Good: Cover can be changed easily, wireless charging and navigation
Bad: apps are good but need to be more
Comment: I like Lumia and hope in future we will have more games. it is fantastic in maps and navigation.
Good: Windows 8 operating system
Bad: Nokia Service
Comment: Bought a 920 & 820 to trial. The screen on 820 went after a month. Apparently due an internal crack due to a knock. So much for the hammer & nail test!! Will have to pay & wait a week & no replacement phone. Now we know why Apple is No1.
Comment: Do not buy this phone it is week and will crack the moment u drop it
its my experience
Nokia has goone down to cost cutting and making cheep handsets to make more profit
if u chain the mobile to your hand then only buy
Vice President and Managing Director of Nokia India
Nokia India Pvt. Ltd.
5th Floor, Tower A&B,
Cybergreen, DLF Cyber City
Sector 25A, Gurgaon,
Warm Greetings !!
I am proud owner of Nokia phones, have 11 Nokia handset in my family, my latest possession being Nokia Lumia 820, which I had purchased from THE Mobile Store Thakur Village Kandivali Mumbai Branch on 16.01.2013, Bill No: 1021/16814 and IMEI number 354589050630163
Recently,my phone slipped off from my hand developing cracked screen and my disabling my screen completely.
I am shocked to learn that the phone has developed a cracked screen from mere height of about 0.5 metre.
On visiting Nokia gallery, I have been asked to bear expenses of Rs.13,000 /- towards replacement of the part.
I have already spent Rs. 26,000/- and spending the above amount will towards replacement will be a hole in my pocket. My phone comes under warranty. I hope Nokia will take this matter into consideration, as the height was not large.
Hope you will do the best, and help me to replace the handset.
Awaiting your earnest reply.
Good: Big and fast. Has most of the old Nokia apps
Bad: Can do with some more apps
Comment: I have been a long time Nokia user. Last phones N97 mini (more than 3 years) and E65 before that. Finally, I have upgraded/switched to Nokia Lumia 820.
Things I like
1. The phone is very fast. Screens and pages open extremely quickly.
2. The screen is big and bright, easy to see.
3. Reasonable prices for a phone (which can be dropped and broken).
4. Easy to make calls and send SMS. I use it mainly as a phone.
5. Excellent integration with Hotmail/Outlook and Messenger (the later in process of being killed).
6. Wireless charging is excellent (charger sold separately and I have one which is not Nokia branded).
7. Uses the same micro-sd from my old phone (with my music instantly transferred from the old phone).
8. Replaceable battery for the day when it does not hold enough charge for a day (seems to last for 3 days with very light use for now).
9. Touch screen is excellent and can be used with gloves and big fingers.
10. The customisable ‘Live tiles’ and the ability to show large contacts on the main screen.
11. Maps can work offline (my carrier has prohibitively expensive data roaming charges/rates).
12. Most of my old applications are available for the new phone. Plenty of new applications and games.
13. Pictures and videos are very good for a phone.
14. ‘Find/ring/erase my phone’ features.
15. ‘Free music’ and offline music mixes from Nokia music.
16. Uses micro-usb charger and data cable (same as my old phones).
17. SkyDrive integration for pictures/videos and documents.
19. Easy to close applications which have been used and no longer needed.
20. Headphone jack is on the top.
21. Rigid back cover (requires some strength and practice to take out).
22. ‘Kids corner’
Missing from N97 mini
1. Remote SIM for the Bluetooth which allowed my car to load the address book and show on the car’s screen the name of the caller (only the number is displayed with Lumia 820)
2. The option which allowed the phone to pronounce the called name so you know who is calling even when you cannot see the phone screen (in the pocket and dirty hand, in the other room).
3. The pulse light which tells you that nothing needs attention when reunited with the phone (after a meeting for example).
4. The ease with which a song can be set as a ring tone. I do not understand why in 2013 I have to connect the phone to a PC and then copy (and maybe convert before) the song to the phone to be able to make it a ringtone (if want to use more than 20 sec of the song).
5. Stereo sound from the build in speakers
Things which Nokia/Microsoft needs to improve on
1. DLNA player or application.
2. Backup/restore (especially the later) is very basic and does not meet my expectations (set by N97 and rival phones).
3. Vibration can be stronger.
4. Ring volume when on max can be stronger.
5. Skype integration with ‘Me’.
6. Ability to re-assign the third (search with Bing) button functionality (may be search in contacts only as a default).
7. Better multitasking for background applications.
8. Mute/un-mute button.
On the whole it is an excellent phone for the next few years.
Good: Great Specs, Great Performance and uses Windows Phone 8.
Bad: Power/Lock button is on the right side (not on top or bottom), so it is easy to turn the phone on by accident when picking it up.
Comment: A great Windows 8 Phone, only downside is that the Power/Lock button is on the right side (not on top or bottom), so it is easy to turn the phone on by accident when picking it up.
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