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Good: Beautiful design, BEAUTIFUL screen, colourful (both hardware and software), great PureView camera, WP8 feels nicer/more fun to use than Android, iOS, Symbian, BlackBerry etc. , 4G, wireless charging, best Nokia smartphone since the N9 one year ago! (in fact, even better!)
Bad: It's a bit thick and heavy, Windows Phone needs more apps.
Comment: Simply incredible. This is the best phone I have used since the Galaxy S III. I've got it going for almost a week now and haven't experienced any bugs, lagging downs, or annoying things. It's wonderful.
Although Windows Phone needs more apps to compete with iOS and Android, Nokia has greatly improved this for their Lumia devices, with great exlusive apps like Nokia Music which let's you stream thousands of songs for free, Nokia Maps is a really good maps app (probably better than Google Maps, definitely better than Bing and Apple Maps), and Nokia Drive, the offline navigator, so nice and easy to use. Plus they're all free.
And that PureView camera with 8.7MP, it's so good. I've never seen photos in the dark so good on a smartphone, iPhone 5, Galaxy S III, HTC One X, Motorola RAZR i, and even Sony Xperia T with 13MP, are all unable to beat the 920's awesome camera. The only one that can... is the Nokia 808 with Symbian, 41MP!
I've used the wireless charging and it's a joy to use. No frustration. The screen is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS. It is SO beautiful, I swear to God the best smartphone screen EVER (yes, it beats the Sony Xperias and even Samsung Galaxies by FAR). Smooth touch and another joy to use.
A disadvantage is that it weighs much more than a average smartphone. And it's thicker too. But then, there's another advantage by this: you have less chance of losing it, because you know it's in your pocket because it weighs much.
And regarding it's exclusive to EE in the UK, well, Phones4U will be selling an unlocked version soon! (search for it on the web).
Good: The camera seems impressive. Pixels better than iphones retina display and off course Windows 8
Bad: Hard to say as of now
Comment: Why is every 1 moaning abt the no. of apps? neither ios or android had so many apps when they were launched.. in a very short time i can see the all apps coming to the windows store.. atleast the popular ones lol
Comment: Why do you say its got the camera as on the RIDCULOUS 808? Why not say it has a camera similar to the MARVELLOUS 808. I do not understand why Mr Hoyle has such a completely negative view to the 808 Pureview.Also, we all know its ONLY got tens of thousands of apps and not hundreds of thousands, but as my 808 had a lot of sensible apps already installed I have only needed to download a couple of dozen. At least I can put in a 32GB micro sd card on top of the inbuilt 16GB without buying a new phone.
Good: is the review for the mobile or the OS?
Bad: very little except weight and battery life
Comment: Please stop reviewing Operating systems at the same time as the hardware.
The review should not be reviewing the OS for its lack of apps or other short comings.
It's supposed to be a review of the 920 mobile not win8.!
If you can't review a handset without reviewing something else at the same time then at least review an accessory as anyone considering a 920 will know it's not an android or iphone.
Maybe do a separate review of the different OSs.........
Good: quality screen and good build win8 clean simple os
Bad: battery life
Comment: Apps are no longer an issue who uses apps 1 week after they've been installed.
Apps are a red herring.
The question is, is the handset good at the basics.
The review appears to say yes.
There's pity isthat the extra weight has not resulted in extra battery life.
The review 5/10 why mention the lack of apps tell us something we don't know.
The handset 8/10. Because of the poor battery life.
Good: Design, Camera, Screen!
Bad: dont know yet
Comment: The best smartphone so far, period!
Bad: camera heavy games
Comment: this phone really bad. I never buy any WP
Good: 8.7 megapixels,Camera sensor (main camera resolution), Nokia PureView Camera
Bad: Hard to grab one at the moment
Comment: Waiting for US release date
Good: Design, Style, Flid software, Camera, NFC, Wireless charging, Navigation, screen, and a lot more
Bad: Phone size is too big and the phone is thinner to hold.
Comment: I would recommend to anyone who want a good smartphone.
Yes the apps are not as many as Android or iOS.
But the ones available do the good pretty good.
Bad: Hard to get hold of at the moment
Comment: The review doesn't seem to have actually bothered to look at the app store and has just sat on a previous judgement? Skype is coming soon?! umm in WP8 its built in, and Skype has been out for ages on WP... There is over 120,000 apps now, yes that's less than Android or iOS, but I don't think I am every going to have more than about 100 apps installed. Top 46 apps from the top 50 apps from the competing platforms are on there now too... Yes it is a bit behind on apps, but say a terrible lack is just stupid.
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