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Good: Stunning Looks, Great WP8 Experience, Great feel, Awesome design, City Lens
Bad: Battery, Apps
Comment: Its an awesome windows phone to own.....surely i ll say better than i phone but i hope the app store in windows grows soon....because at the end of the day that is the deal breaker between android, IOS & Windows phones.....
Bad: Battery but all smart phones have this problem
Comment: So much better than my HTC.
Good: camera, design, display,
Bad: contacts not so good, syncro with outlook bad !
Comment: i had iphone 4 before, here i can 'edit' the pictures from the
contact in the full display size, in windows its not possible !
Good: Build quality. Nokia apps, Windows Phone 8, Unibody, Uniform, heaviness due to good build quality, very durable, Camera
Bad: Heats up a lot
Comment: The Lumia 920 is the best that Nokia has offered in ages. The specs, build quality, the unibody...etc etc is very much impressive coming from nokia. Also, Windows Phone has come a long way from Metro. Apollo has loads of features like HD support, the Store, overall interface awesomeness..etc compared to Metro.
The only thing i have noticed in the 920 is that it heats up loads when 3g is turned on. But i guess it's common to all phones.
I would recommend this phone to anyone that wants to be unique.
PS: To the reviewer: Windows Phone 8 Store? Are you even able to read you ass?
Good: Style,user interface,build quality,ability to customise front screen.
Bad: My phone lasted two days before it went wrong.
Comment: Purchased phone christmas eve,by boxing day handset was shutting down by its self,had to perform a "soft reset" to resume power.Took phone back to shop,member of staff told me it could just be the initial setting up of phone,but if it happens twice in a week return phone for replacement.Phone was ok for 4 days then problem returned shutting the phone down every day.returned to shop expecting replacement was told I was out of the fourteen day free replacement offer,so phone would have to be sent away for repairs. I was so annoyed,the phone cost me £250 plus monthly contract price. I was three days out of the instant replacement service,I thought this was appalling customer service on EE,s part.
I was truly sold on the whole lumia package,the matching speakers and headphones the windows 8 interface.To me it represented something different from what apple and samsung were offering but my first week with the "920" was completely frustrating and my phone still hasnt been returned.
I hope that when I am a year into my contract I can come back on this site and write a positve review of the phone if I suffer no further problems.
Good: everything except more apps
Bad: limited apps
Comment: I also have an HTC inspire and the sound with head phones is much better than my lumina 920. Can I find a better player or amplifier app to enhance the sound through my head phones??? Otherwise a great phone!!!
Good: Size, Weight, Screen and Refreshing Intereface. Loudspeakers are actually loud.
Bad: Wifi connectivity, bing, email synching
Comment: I have had this phone for about 3 weeks now and very Glad I got it. The build quality in my opinion is amazing. No cheap plastic, no highly visible scratches and the weight is reassuring for a £500 phone. The screen is rather bright and the auto-adjust brightness makes the screen clear, permanently. The Camera is impressive mainly in low light, the social side has most of the major ones and you can add. Though shooting from lock can be fiddly and can take some getting used to. The movies and music ar very good. Music in it is very clear and nice range, not massive base but gives quality mid-range.
I have to say the Wifi, likes to stop working mid download. I don't know if it can't keep the signal or what but can be frustrating to have to reboot the phone to get Wifi again. It is nearly as annoying as email sync. They love live tiles however I have several email addresses and each inbox is a separate app. Pooling them without using office would be greatly needed. Also bing is the default search engine, there background pictures can be kinda cute however it is painfully slow compared with google.
I am leaving the interface for last because most people ar put of by it. But rest assured the leaning curve isn't that steep. The tiles are quick and you can find everything quickly, if you know what you want. Honestly on Android/IOS the pages can be quick but with ICS onwards I find its take the same time to find everything. Same time for favorites and obscure apps. While Microsoft has a nice easy way to quickly find your usual suspects. Which is perfect if you want a Internet, phone, music and minor gaming mash up. And for the record the is search ability, which some say doesn't exist
Good: Size, screen
Bad: All the rest
Comment: LLumia 920 that I bought yesterday is such a disappointment.
Difficult to navigate, Bing page appearing without any provocation all the time, Apps are lousy, no sync with a Mac because Windows Phone does not recognise the phone on my MacBook Pro, no proper VPN Mobile App so I can not access my company account.
Lack of Apps, I thought, was not issue since I have an iPad 3. But it became an issue this morning when I could not access my bank account.
Microsoft is insulting our intelligence by claiming that Windows Phone is really a phone and the App Windows Phone is an App. If they think they can hit iPhone with this attitude, they are going to have a nasty surprise. Microsoft still lacks focus in its software business. Without properly fixing the issue of Mac Sync how dare they thought people will switch from iPhone. An idiot like myself did switch though; probably they had a point.
Tonight, Lumia 920 will become a gift for my wife who uses her phone just as a phone and I will go back to my trusted iPhone.
I wish I had bought an iPhone 5 and my mind you I was partially 'deceived' by the positive reviews like this one.
Do not touch the Lumia 920 even with a barge pole.
Good: Brilliant screen, excellent camera quality, extremely solid build and premium finish, Windows Phone 8 very easy to use
Bad: Battery life isn't all that impressive, might be a little chunky for some.
Comment: I've had this brilliant smartphone for a week now. I am truly impressed by Nokia's new flagship. I chose this device over the iPhone 5 because I like big phones. The iPhone 5 felt brittle and fragile in my hands. My friends hated the weight of the Nokia, but they were all impressed by the build quality, operating system and the stunning Carl Zeiss camera. I had issues with the battery life, then I read that removing Facebook and Skype then reinstalling the apps help with the battery life as well as turning off Nokia Drive background function. It helped a great deal and the battery life now goes to 9 - 10 hours on 3G, 6 hours on LTE with brisk use. I highly recommend the phone and it's the best alternative for Android phones and the iPhone.
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