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Nokia Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 get the teardown treatment

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Nokia Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 get the teardown treatment
You know the saying, “it’s what’s inside that counts.” It is pretty much universally agreed that the new Nokia Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 are pleasant to behold (at least as far as smartphones go).

Why would anyone want to butcher such beautiful gadgets? To see what is inside of course! The guys at WindowsMania.pl in Poland got their hands on a couple of Lumias, whipped out the chainsaws and got to chopping. What they found is pretty much what one would find inside any late-generation smartphone.

Along with the pictures of their handy works is a layout diagram so you know which part is which. They did not do a complete teardown in that certain components remained assembled, such as the layers that make up the display. Despite that, it is pretty impressive just how few parts there are.

While it is rarely advisable to assume anything, we will go out on a limb and guess that the teardown of the 820 is also representative of what one might find inside T-Mobile’s upcoming Lumia 810 or Verizon’s Lumia 822.

sources: WindowsMania.pl (1, 2) via wpcentral




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posted on 25 Oct 2012, 15:29 1

1. Ohrules (Posts: 305; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


i think i will wait for ifixit's teardown :)

posted on 25 Oct 2012, 17:37 5

2. joseph98 (Posts: 167; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


I am buying this lumia 920 for my wife because after seing all the wp8 models sure nokia is a winner. Me no thank you I love my Samsung GN2 and my fisrt GN1 was great during its boom time. I love Android OS and will see how good wp8 OS turn to be soon. And no I will not switch to at&t and will buy the unlocked lumia 920. Thank you nokia for not giving us a choice but at&t. Not sure why but 6 months exclusive for at&t is a long time to wait.

posted on 25 Oct 2012, 17:43 4

3. Muzhhur (Posts: 240; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)


In Mexico theres no information about when its come the Lumia 920, but Im sure I'm gonna have it and I will sell my iphone 4s for sure

posted on 25 Oct 2012, 23:19 2

4. -box- (Posts: 3714; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I love the 920's design (same with 900, 800, and N9) in that it is one piece of polycarbonate with the guts installed in the screen hole, then sealed with the screen. No moving or loose parts, feels and looks great, and good repairability scores. Also no metal body or external parts to interfere woth reception

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