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Nokia Lumia 928 available for pre-order, ships by May 20

Nokia Lumia 928 available for pre-order, ships by May 20 - read the full textVerizon's WP8 flagship, the Nokia Lumia 928, is available for pre-order right now. It's priced $99 with a new 2-year contract or $499 with month to month service. The black one will ship by May 20, but when you select the white model, the "Will ship by..." label disappears. Note that the $99...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-20 06:54 from kg3T - click to readWow....You have very little understanding of reality

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  • 2013-05-29 09:30
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-20 06:54 from kg3T - click to readWp8 is the most unreliable OS as of now.

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  • 2013-05-20 07:36
  • bJ7K

> In reply to davidcs @ 2013-05-20 02:20 from 8Ugh - click to readWP8 and iOS are much more reliable. I don't think you have used iPhone and WP8 before. I've had plenty of Android phones before. Of course some don't have cover for battery then you use buttons to reset, it's common sense.

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  • 2013-05-20 06:54
  • kg3T

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 02:44 from kg3T - click to readLies and deceit are the way of the fanboy.

Even in the hypothetical scenario when a Nexus device would completely freeze, you can _always_ keep the power button pressed to reset. It's hardware based and it will work. You don't battery pull.

I could point evidence to your other arguments, but clearly you never used a Nexus device, so I won't bother.

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  • 2013-05-20 02:20
  • 8Ugh

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 17:20 from w0Pt - click to readIf you base your opinions on marketing labels, I feel sorry for you. You are sure to be disappointed somewhere.

Funny thing is, iOS and Android probably have more social features than any Nokia phone currently. Did you check the new Hangouts app? Easy videoconferencing, chat, group chat, group messaging...

Windows Phone is not a bad system at all, but please let's not start stereotyping systems, as if stereotyping people wasn't bad enough already!

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  • 2013-05-20 02:04
  • 8Ugh

> In reply to Spacebar @ 2013-05-18 03:24 from w64i - click to readIf you bought your S3 thinking it wouldn't lag, you need to review your sources.

It's a *fact* that the S3 will lag, especially after installing many things, the same way that it's a fact that the iPhone 4S, for example, will take almost forever (compared to a Nexus 4 with even more pixels to drive) to finish rendering a web page if you don't stop moving a complex web page around. It's not fanboyism, it's not hate (I don't hate iOS products at all), but it's a fact. In fact, 2 hours ago I tested a brand new iPhone 4S and noticed this on the verge web site, with a Nexus 4 side by side. So, it's a fact.

Even the Nexus 4 will lag, but in my experience, you really have to pay attention to notice. And overall, load times are faster than, at least, iPhone 4S (I don't know the ip5 or the S4 enough to tell).

That's why I won't exchange my Nexus 4 for anything else. A very decent phone, very capable hardware and system, and Google is doing a great job.

My (hopefully) informed opinion.

By the way, about WP... I still need to give it some time before I think about jumping ship. For now, I'm satisfied.

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  • 2013-05-20 01:58
  • 8Ugh

> In reply to Jeanandroidfan @ 2013-05-17 17:07 from MDVw - click to readno more? why does my S3 lags and hangs?

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  • 2013-05-18 03:24
  • w64i

How about MS sell WP division to Nokia. I think WP will very soon challenge iOS for second position in the market.

MS could never make a good phone. Their bosses hardly understand what a phone is, even they don't know how to make a call. If they ever need to call someone they ask their secretary to do that.

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  • 2013-05-17 19:45
  • Rbqc

> In reply to Mon @ 2013-05-17 17:23 from w0Pt - click to readNot half as awkward as when the phone goes down completely because you did a factory reset and you now need a new one!

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  • 2013-05-17 19:08
  • p%n8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 02:44 from kg3T - click to readSee below. Additionally let's not forget when you could not do a factory reset on them because there was a good chance it would break the phone completely. WP8, IoS and Android all have their issues. When you find perfection let me know.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_Lumia_920

Reported problems

The phone reboots randomly.[31] The "Portico" update was intended to fix these random reboot issues, but the issues remain after the update.[32]

Some users have complained that the battery drains too fast and the phone overheats.[33] Aloysius Low from CNET Asia did not notice such a fast rate of battery drain on other smartphones even with the same usage pattern.[34] After the Portico update the battery seems to be offering more power than before.[35]

Videos larger than 4GB get corrupted when transferred to the computer.[36]

Issues when pairing with various car bluetooth systems including BMW causing much consternation amongst drivers[37] The Portico update is expected to fix those issues.[35]

In good light the photos are disappointingly soft.[38] Nokia delivered an update to make the appropriate adjustments to correct the issue.[35]

The Portico update introduced a brightness bug, but there is a possible workaround.[39]

The latest firmware update from AT&T has created many connectivity issues.[40]

Dust sets under the front-facing camera and the proximity sensor, that could lead to dropped calls and prevent users from punching up phone-related menus. Nokia will fix this issue in new devices and repair current devices.

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  • 2013-05-17 19:01
  • p%n8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 02:43 from kg3T - click to readAwesome deal :)))

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  • 2013-05-17 18:12
  • 4J6Y

> In reply to Jeanandroidfan @ 2013-05-17 17:07 from MDVw - click to readJealous of android? you are a huge joke. In the first place. the title says Nokia and why are you here? who told you? It must be you who are envy of Nokia and wp8, you just come to Nokia article and talking blah blah blah.

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  • 2013-05-17 17:33
  • w0Pt

I agree with other comment. My next phone will be wp8, Android phone waste so much time. and it is really annoying when your phone lags. i have ICS. answering a call gets stuck. I have done all those flashing firmware here and there. but still, random lag happens. im a busy person. i dont want my time to waste learning those root or installing custom rom. In the first place the OS company should atleast made their OS smooth. but what happen is they leave to their consumer on how to deal with all those lags

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  • 2013-05-17 17:23
  • w0Pt

Nokia./wp8 = connecting People friends and families
Android = connecting People into Apps

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  • 2013-05-17 17:20
  • w0Pt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-17 02:44 from kg3T - click to readit's thestory of your lies wp fans, android since 4.1 has no more lagging at all neither bugs and what you are jealous about is that android is very popular and with everybody and is far superior to all other oses ( it won't be with 75% of smartphone users if it is not good paid troll)

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  • 2013-05-17 17:07
  • MDVw

Booooooooooooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmm,one more flop show from Nokia(windows),I love nokia but they are in wrong hands. pleaseeeeeee nokia wake up and release some android version. Don't you guys want to improve your profit margin.Please its a kind request from your fan.........

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  • 2013-05-17 10:41
  • vLyx

> In reply to kosal @ 2013-05-16 20:49 from PEmZ - click to readAndroid is still crap at 4.2.2 (even with stock) with force closes, freezes, battery pull, factory reset, and malware infested. It's the nature of hardware and software fragmentation of Android.

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  • 2013-05-17 02:44
  • kg3T

Only $29.99 on newegg
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  • 2013-05-17 02:43
  • kg3T

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