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Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera

Nokia Lumia 925 announced with aluminum frame, OIS camera - read the full textNokia just announced its third phone in five days, its new WP8 flagship called Nokia Lumia 925. It's similar to the Lumia 920 and Verizon's Lumia 928 in that it packs an 8.7MP sensor with Optical Image Stabilization and f/2.0 aperture. The flash is a regular LED flash, no xenon here. The...

 

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> In reply to marko @ 2013-05-14 17:46 from ThEN - click to readI think Microsoft injected some capital to revive this company... so going Android is quite impossible.. I'm just speculating..

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  • 2013-05-15 00:13
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> In reply to fast six @ 2013-05-14 21:20 from 0rNI - click to readHTC didn't even exist when Nokia were making Aluminium phones! Look at Nokia N8!!!

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  • 2013-05-14 23:26
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> In reply to Yazipk @ 2013-05-14 21:19 from 6px{ - click to readNo! Nobody cares about Android anymore! It's a dead end! Sorry...

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  • 2013-05-14 23:23
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> In reply to medcherifmoubiene @ 2013-05-14 21:42 from ftAJ - click to readSame here I was expecting Xenon flash ,in fact I just expected it to have Xenon..Its not coming to UK for crying out loud why different versions a Xenon flash is not like aerials where its different in each country..

Nokia you disappointed a lot of folk why doesn't whole world get Xenon????????????????????????

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  • 2013-05-14 23:19
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> In reply to trafalgar @ 2013-05-14 22:25 from HHHH - click to readIt's the best Nokia to date and nice design, it's lovely in fact, but still disappointed because of expecting more. At least they keep the price lower than $500 after taxes. Or i'm going Htc One (kiddin, of course not;))

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  • 2013-05-14 23:11
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> In reply to gxsaurav @ 2013-05-14 20:50 from w0%x - click to readI am not worthy in your presence. But seriously, well said, hardware and software improvement isn't done juz for the heck of it, there are some business decisions that needs to be considered before anything like that can be done.

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  • 2013-05-14 23:00
  • DQn2

Good thing no people that i know bought the lumia 920

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  • 2013-05-14 22:55
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> In reply to medcherifmoubiene @ 2013-05-14 21:42 from ftAJ - click to readI don't why you are disappointed but is the best phone I have seen so far

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  • 2013-05-14 22:25
  • HHHH

Now that's a copycat. And it even looks bad.

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  • 2013-05-14 22:18
  • 3ZH5

nokia does when it comes to camera and sound....but need to improve on the os and body dimension..even the sound bars like in nokia x6 that are on sides will work

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  • 2013-05-14 21:57
  • utuA

damn Nokia i was so exciting about wt r u about to lunch but now m so disappointed

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  • 2013-05-14 21:42
  • ftAJ

Copied from htc one.. smart

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  • 2013-05-14 21:20
  • 0rNI

Imagine if Nokia launch ,this mobile with Android????

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  • 2013-05-14 21:19
  • 6px{

As it has a polycarbonate back it will automatically be of very poor build quality, oh my bad it's not a Samsung!

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  • 2013-05-14 21:18
  • 39x{

> In reply to Rasta from Jamaica @ 2013-05-14 18:27 from jxXT - click to readWhy do you need 2 GB RAM when each app can only access upto 150 MB RAM only? Also, when there is optimized multitasking and background agents due to which more processing power is not needed.

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  • 2013-05-14 21:11
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-14 11:39 from sG%x - click to readThis is a minor update to Lumia 920, much like how iPhone 4S was to iPhone 4 and then iPhone 5 was a big upgrade over iPhone 4. Nokia EOS will be a big update over Lumia 920.

You need to understand market dynamics. No company can keep on making new models every 2 3 months. Android OEM do this and look how much profit they make. Also, this results in fragmentation for developers.

Nokia released Lumia 920 and saw market's reaction. They fixed the flaws such as weight and heft and refreshed it. They sold Lumia 920 in the past and will sell Lumia 925 now while making profit which they need.

This way by keeping the hardware same for a long time they can continue to reduce manufacturing cost over a period of time while Microsoft can continue to optimize their OS and give more features. If the OS needs more processing power they will upgrade the hardware themselves like they did in case of Windows Phone 8 by going with dual core CPU.

Multi core, expansive hardware of Android has changed the perception of customers that a phone needs that much hardware to work properly. It doesn't. Android is not at all optimized for hardware because Google doesn't have strict control over the hardware. Microsoft does. This is why all Windows Phone devices use only Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU even though it can support a variety of CPUs out there. This is all about optimization and getting more out of your existing hardware using optimizations.

Apple also does this as they control both software and hardware and look how smooth the experience of iOS 6 is even on 2.5 year old iPhone 4.

A feature/hardware boost should not be given just for the hack of it. It should be given only if needed. Android needed it as it cannot be optimized for a particular hardware at all. However, if you install an optimized ROM of Android in your phone you get a lot of performance boost just because that ROM is optimized for that particular hardware.

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  • 2013-05-14 20:50
  • w0%x

Interesting proposal but not really enthusiastic, one of the same i think.

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  • 2013-05-14 20:26
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> In reply to vikrant82 @ 2013-05-14 20:13 from t}HY - click to readI think its because its an in between flagships phone like Sony L and SP, 935 will probably run WP 8.5, may be next year this time, will have more memory and RAM...

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  • 2013-05-14 20:24
  • 6PCf

What about lumina eos??????

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  • 2013-05-14 20:15
  • rJw1

16GB internal with no card slot. What is Nokia thinking?

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  • 2013-05-14 20:13
  • t}HY

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