Awww. Those camera results are pretty disappointing. Especially at well lit areas. And it's the reason for this phone being heavy? Not worth it, imo. I waited for this review, now that I've seen it, I don't think my next upgrade will be this. Nokia has quite a number of fans anyway, please take care of the resuscitation. Maybe their next offering would be better so I can get back to them by then.
"Of course, no matter how well you protect your phone software-wise, no manufacturer is offering protection against kids dropping or throwing the device."
Maybe GSMA guys didn't watch this.
Watch it from 2:16
Nokia Lumia 920 doesnt have to worry even if its thrown at someone. Monster Trucks are anytime better than exotics. :D
I wanted to buy a galaxy S3 but now I will get the 920. Much better phone!
AnonD-85639, 05 Dec 2012I got a red one for my birthday present, which I will get on the 25th. Now, after reading the ... moreSound quality is very good. This is from audiophile forum.
Anonymous, 04 Dec 2012Mono audio recording in the video camera? What a joke, seriously...I see a bunch of trolls here. Mono that beats every other smartphone because they used the 3 high amplitude microphones (or HAAC).
I got a red one for my birthday present, which I will get on the 25th. Now, after reading the review, I'm not sure if I really still like the phone. After all, music and camera are what I'm going to use most often.
AnonD-85611, 05 Dec 2012I would rather they adopt the only plan they should have: Meego. But now it's too late.i prefer nokia die but no use of android. y u need another android nokia phone. isnt samsung produce the best android phone. how many company make profit using android. htc sony r in big trouble though they use android. wht difference bring nokia in android phone tell me
Still, unrivaled is Samsung Galaxy Note 2
The camera doesn't really impress in fine detail in bright day, but let be honest, 90% of the time you will be taking photos with much worse lighting and in that case the Lumia 920 is much better than the rest of the competition, in such cases the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S3 are almost unusable.
I see lots of haters on this comment section. Is this really necessary??? Camera quality is OK and above average for a 8mpx shooter, don't tell me iPhone 5's camera is better because it isn't, just look at the low light photos. Video is still better, OIS won't make miracles but brings noticeable advantages over the competition.
An what about sound quality??? Do you really notice the difference between a phone who sets a -85 of stereo crosstalk against one that hits just 75??? Are your ears talented enough to judge a phone's sound quality just from what a table full of numbers says??? I'm sure 9 out of 10 readers don't know what does any of the sound parameters mean. Most smartphone users won't notice a clear difference between a L920 and another smartphone which is supposed to be the audio quality benchmark. Just as GSM Arena said: Only audiophiles won't be pleased at all. Regular users should be OK with L920 sound quality.
I'd just say I agree L920 is the best WP8 today. The extra Nokia apps give it an edge over Samsung and HTC and L920's design is just better. I won't complain about the weight, I'm not a child or a weak man uncapable to handle 185 grams (for the sake of it, my first phone was a Nokia 5110, why should I worry???). Anyway, haters gonna hate
BTW: this words are comming from an Android user, who expected that?
Nokias reliable connectivity rules hands down!
Dont make ur judgements on reviews and specs alone period. Iphones unreliable connections makes it a useless piece of yankee junk.
AnonD-252, 05 Dec 2012Everyone was expecting a lot more from Nokia and "Pureview", and they bought it even... moreHeh this is why I wait for the GSMA review before judging a phone I've not yet seen. I will have to check out the photo compare tool, but by the sound of things Nokia needs to fix its processing to produce better natural-light pictures and videos.
Even without a stellar camera, there are other things that appeal to me about the 920 - but for the size and weight there should be no compromise!
The only thing that will keep nokia alive are their low end dumbphones.
AnonD-57901, 05 Dec 2012Let's boycott Nokia's wp8.
So that they will adopt plan B-"Android"
:pI would rather they adopt the only plan they should have: Meego.
But now it's too late.
this Nokia WP doesn't support native video call and Bluetooth FTP.
even my old Nokia N8 supports native video call and Bluetooth FTP.
and i won't downgrade my current N8 to something that has less features than my N8.
AnonD-180, 05 Dec 2012Xpress Browser is available for the Lumia 920 , if you just go through betalabs.nokia.com ."Beta" is not the same as "available"!
AnonD-32581, 05 Dec 2012than why is it the most popular phone and most demanding phone out there?Everyone was expecting a lot more from Nokia and "Pureview", and they bought it even before any reviews was written by others than Nokia-fans! Only Nokia, and Microsoft, ads... have been talking about how "great" their 920 camera is! OIS is good, but it also makes the phone bulky, and Optical Image Stabilization is not enough for good image-quality...! Nokia also have an undeserved reputation for "good" sound quality!
There are very many reviewers that say that the 920 camera is no better than average!
The big problem with 920 is WP8, everything, including camera-quality would probably be a lot better on Symbian or MeeGo or Android!