Deal alert: Nokia Lumia 928 free on Verizon website with 2-year agreement
Likely in an effort to make the Windows Phone flagship on Big Red look extra appealing to folks getting ready to go back to school, Verizon has cut the price to zero as long as you are willing to sign the customary two-year agreement.
The Nokia Lumia 928 is a steal at this price and well worth considering. One great part of the deal is that you obviously get Verizon’s network which just about has 100% LTE coverage now, plus you get the experience of Windows Phone.
The better part of the whole bargain is all the Nokia experience applications that the Lumia devices have. HERE Drive, City Lens, HERE Maps, Nokia Music, and the list goes on. The timing is good too because the GDR2 update is in the process of rolling out, and there are two more updates planned for Windows Phone in the foreseeable future, GDR3 and an update to coincide with Windows 8.1, aka Windows Blue.
Then there is the best part of the deal with Lumia 928, the camera. The Lumia 928 is sporting ZEISS optics, and PureView technology along with optical image stabilization. Taken together, the 8.7MP camera is one of the best in the business. If you like taking a lot of pictures, the Lumia 928 is a no brainer. Granted it is not packing the monster 41MP sensor that the Lumia 1020 has, but that is where people must take into account network performance and coverage for where they live and travel.
This promotion makes the Lumia 928 a compelling buy versus any of the other flagship models out there. It has also earned consistently high ratings in the media and amongst Verizon customers. Read up on our review of the Lumia 928 and then get it while you can.
Thanks “hi-top” for the heads-up!
source: Verizon Wireless
5. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
That (down to $0) was fast. Trying to clear inventory?
7. CaoCiBai (Posts: 24; Member since: 07 Aug 2013)
Yup. Most likely. 928 is just like the 822, it's sold only on a single carrier. They dont want extra stocks to be lying around for too long, considering how fast new successor models are made nowadays. 6 month interval to be exact (although they tend to be aimed at different target users).
8. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
L928 was just released on VZW. This is like maybe 60 days after release that VZW has dropped the price to $0. L822 was out at least 6 months before being dropped to $0.
Not making any issues. Just trying to understand why the early (premature?) drop.
9. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
most likly its the sign of next genration wp8.1 in pipeline so this genration stock has to be sold before they announce the next ones
2. freebee269 (Posts: 531; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)
I stopped by Verizon yesterday and played with this phone. The construction of it is impressive. I like the glossy feel it has to it. And it has a nice curve on the back of it that makes it comfortable in the hand. The screen is very crisp and clear. Seems better quality than 768p. I came away impressed with it.
3. hi-top (Posts: 4; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
Great phone. I'm currently rocking this and the GS3, but the camera on the Lumia is more impressive.
4. GeekMovement (Posts: 1988; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
such a good deal. I would definitely go for it had it been on Sprint or had I been with Verizon.
6. billem (Posts: 2; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)
I had this phone for a week, and my intent was to replace my HTC Trophy with it. Yeah, the apps are real cool, and the screen is really good. But my primary need is crisp calls, and I didn't see that happening. My older HTC seems to have crisper calls. I returned it. Going to wait for the next model.
10. BraggingBob (Posts: 25; Member since: 17 May 2013)
Windows Phone doesn't sell. If you're on ATT, wait for Lumia 1020 price to drop sooner than expected.
11. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1355; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
windows mart phones are starting to sell look at the Nokia lumia 520 and 521 smart phones.
people are buying them and the nice thing is they are going to get some coming nice software updates to make them happy they bought them. I think Verizon is going to get the 5 to 6 inch
HD screen Nokia phablet with Nokia's famous 41 pixel camera on it. this will be Nokia's true Flagship smart phone.
12. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3576; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)
This is just a temporary price drop.. For all the Android idiots.. WP isn't as popular as Android, bit that doesn't mean that its not a great experience. From time to time you will see more promotions for WP than Android devices, but its just a way of getting more devices in peoples hands, not a move of desperation.. iOS's market share is at 14%, and WP is at 4%.. With Android being at 80%, and the iPhone being at 14% do you consider the iPhone a popular, valid, smartphone?... I don't think that some of you understand just how many people have WP devices, so far.. Just think, WP is only behind iOS by 10%.. At the rate of WP's grow, and with it on a steady incline, it is very possible we might see WP surpass the iPhone in market share within the next two years, and it's probably imminent that WP will technically be more popular than the iPhone by 2017,, just three years from now... So, to say that WP devices aren't selling is fiction... Ridiculous.. Come from under the Android rock people..