Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 Reveiw – Specs, Price – AT&T Exclusive

The Nokia Lumia 920 with the Windows Phone 8 OS is ready to enter the smartphone market with a bang. Read our review and initial impression of Lumia 920.

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Are you sick and bored with the usual fare of Android and Apple iPhones? Do you want to look different and stand apart from the rest of the pack? Here is the new swanky and shiny Nokia Lumia 920, with the latest Windows Phone 8 OS.

The Nokia Lumia 920 is available in a splash of colors in brilliant hues of yellow, and red and a few other Technicolor variations. The Body is big and a little square like. The device is tough and the keys are all covered with ceramic to withstand the rigors of daily use and wear and tear.

The Nokia Lumia 920 is the latest and the most prestigious product to be launched by the Finnish company. It will be one of the first few Windows Phone 8 smartphone to be launched in the market. It features the PureView technology and is sure to give a tough time top its competitors with its optical performance.

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Nokia Lumia 920 Specs

The Lumia 920 features a 4.5 inch display with PureMotion technology. The Nokia Lumia 920 edges out the iPhone 5 which features only a 4 inch screen with a 332 ppi density while the former has a 4.5 inch display with almost identical pixel density. The Nokia Lumia 920 also has enhanced technological features like the polarization filter and light-sensing technology.

All these do augment viewing by regulating brightness, even in sunlight. The Nokia Lumia 920 is a fantastic device to view streaming movies, photos and browsing the Web. The display reacted perfectly to finger nail touches though the user can also use a metal stylus to operate the touch screen, you can even operate it with gloves on in winter seasons.

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Nokia Lumia 920 measures 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm and weighs 185 g only. It is available in five vivid colors which are Red, Cyan, Yellow, Black, and White. Externally the Lumia 920 looks much like its older version Nokia Lumia 900. The new and updated Windows Phone 8 OS has come as a whiff of fresh air in a market which has been till now dominated by the Google Android OS and the Apple iOS.

The Nokia Lumia 920 has a dual-core 1.5 Ghz Snapdragon S4 processor  which is very fast and starts different applications in a jiffy. The device has  16 GB of internal memory. The Lumia 920 has 1 GB of RAM and a microSD slot that supports up to 32 GB. It has Wi-Fi,  Bluetooth 3.0 (Yes, not 4.0) and NFC chip as standard connectivity features.

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The 8.7 megapixel PureView primary camera which runs very smoothly and gives the user a better chance to capture the fleeting moments. The camera features the OIS which is an acronym for optical image stabilization. So, the user need not worry about getting a shaky image while riding a vehicle because the OIS will fathom the bumps and the jerks of the journey and give you excellent and life like images.

The Lumia 920 also takes excellent pictures in poor light. The low light images looked very impressive and almost difficult to discern. The camera also boasts an augmented reality feature for crisp and life like images in sharp focus.

One thing which Nokia could have done was to reduce the weight of the smartphone since at 185 Gms it is a bit heavy as compared to its competitors. Another worry is the fact that the Nokia Lumia 920 has a non removable 2000mAh battery and also LTE compatible. Fast battery drain could become a problem for a heavy user. The phone features QI wireless charging technology, which means you don’t have to plugin your phone to charge it, just simply put it on the charging bed and your phone will be charged.

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Nokia Lumia 920 Price and Availablity

The Nokia Lumia 920 will come with AT&T exclusively. The Nokia Lumia 920 will be released on November 11th on AT&T network in US. It will be available in three colors – Red, Yellow, and Black at AT&T stores. The Lumia 920 had briefly appeared on Best Buy but had been taken down later. It will sell for $149.99 with a two year contract with AT&T. This will be $50 cheaper than the Apple’s iPhone 5.

The Nokia Lumia 920 will be officially available in the UK from 2nd November. It will be available in 4 colors – Black, White, Red & Yellow options. Users can obtain the Lumia 920 either from EE stores or Phones4U stores. It can be from Orange or T-Mobile tariffs. EE has the exclusive rights to sell the device till the end of the year, so it will not be possible to get the handsets without a contract. Nokia can extend the exclusive beyond this year into the next year. The device will be available at Phones4u and the price tag is £459.

The Nokia Lumia 920 with the Windows Phone 8 OS is ready to enter the smartphone market with a bang. However there are issues such as regional availability or the pricing structure which is yet to be released. These factors can be a damper. However, the Lumia 920 is a great smartphone and the right device to announce the entry of Nokia into the smartphone market.

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This tech savvy lady from New York is currently pursuing her masters in computer science in LA, CA. She has been writing reviews and articles for different web sites for the last six years, and she is the chief-editor here. She has an in depth knowledge of all the gadgets and apps available.

  • US_SJ

    Hard to wait but worth it…Yellow or Black…

    • Jerry Bao

      Black and Yellow, Black and yellow, black and yellow

  • WantAnewPhone

    Minor correction:

    According to Nokia’s website, the 920 comes with 32gig and does not have an SD slot.

    • Glenn Harvey

      This is true.

    • Richard Sir

      Spot on!

  • Loonytik

    The November 11th release date has not been confirmed by AT&T or Nokia nor has the price. Where are you getting your facts from?

    • Jerry Bao

      I believe it is from BGR. However, don’t forget that they got the oct 21st release incorrect aswell.

  • Patriotic S.O.B.

    There has been no release date announcement from AT&T. Any dates to this point are merely rumor, speculation & wishfull thinkin.

  • rakocool

    this is one of the great unbiased review. I would really looking forward to Lumia 920.