Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy S III each take a fast ball in the back
0. phoneArena 16 Jan 2013, 15:57 posted on
Nokia is going all out to prove that the Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship smartphone that you should switch to and to showoff its durability, the Finnish based manufacturer set up an experiment that had both the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Samsung Galaxy S III get beaned by a fastball in the back; did either phone survive this grusome experiment?...
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83. papss (Posts: 2860; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)
Say what? Dude I'm trying my best to understand you but damn.. Maybe write things down before you type it? Just trying to help
92. MrJerry (Posts: 373; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
I forgot to tell everything directly to you cause your lack of understanding
"I didn't get you thums down"
I hope real person who did it come out and say it
Otherwise you never believe it
121. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Look yet always WP8 Nokia always gets bashed, trashed, Trolled, and its nothing new...
Where's MEOCAO? and TROLL......! The Nokia WP8 bashers and haters.....
67. MrJerry (Posts: 373; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Did I say I can't accept the opinion?
Go check, I first replied to what Nokia troll comment
Let me tell you what I think
920 is more durable than GS3
I know more than anyone because I am selling these phones
But I don't think GS3 is cheap plastic
It's strong enough to be smartphone unless you need a smartphone as weapon
I can accept 920 has more durable body than GS3
I can't accept GS3 has cheap plastic body
I hope you can get my point
117. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Look whose talking the nother blind fanboy Troll, Apple WP8 cult, go patrol the streets.
The big heavy chunky vs lightweight what a big joke of comparing unbiased phones.
8. darkvadervip (Posts: 260; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
Can we add the iPhone 5 and lg nexus plus note2
119. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
They all thumbed you down cause there all scared it thiy will win and the Big chunky heavy will lose.
131. cat5e (Posts: 13; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)
That simply means they know the difference and whom to favor. I was an android user before and happy that I switched to a better phone. Simply said, I opened my eyes.
145. cat5e (Posts: 13; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)
sad for you, you prefer a malware-infested wasteland.
150. maccess (Posts: 450; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
Another malware excuse.. lol.. tell me the precentage about malware in android?? Dont make me laugh.. i'm a droid user likes to root and install lots of apps.. never got malware even once.. lol..
155. bon24x7 (Posts: 140; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)
what restrictions are you talking about..? Everything I need are already available without any restrictions...There's no need for rooting or jailbraking cos its already perfect the way it is...You need rooting or jailbreaking when you're not happy with what you already have or maybe for fun..Its fun for them when there's nothing else to do with their life..Maybe they should get out often and check out the real world outside sometimes..(sorry if I've hurt your feelings).
The only restriction WP had was bluetooth file sharing and its available now. So there you go..
157. maccess (Posts: 450; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
maybe you're right about some android user do the rooting because there's nothing to do with their life... yeah just like me.. i've married , have a great family and great income... so i have nothing to worried about... that's why i spent my "plenty" time with gadget and android stuff.. :)
161. bon24x7 (Posts: 140; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)
@maccess, glad to know there're people like you as well..happy for you man... :) and by the way my previous response was to @ -SEUL8TR- and not you if you got mistaken somehow.
166. maccess (Posts: 450; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
I know it.. i just want to give my response to your post.. hope it doesnt bother you..
9. mick25 (banned) (Posts: 110; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
Another fake shill ad, like the one about Lumia's camera.
14. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
haha you upset?
how about that samsung advert where they lied about certain features on one of there phones? funny how none of the android fanboys who jumped over nokia said a word on that
anyway dont be a child give credit where its due. the 920 is better built
22. papss (Posts: 2860; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)
Like tapping to transfer that most newer phones have but they were selling as it was only in theirs
50. maccess (Posts: 450; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
but other android phones can't transfer a video file using nfc.. only galaxy family can..
86. maccess (Posts: 450; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)
as far as i know my friend's htc one x and my gf optimus g can't do that... they can only share picture , music file , and web browser etc except share a video...
96. cripton805 (Posts: 896; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Aren't the Optimus G and One X on ICS?
The Nexus 4 can do it. It's running Jelly Bean, so it may be a part of the software update.
12. nbringer (Posts: 72; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)
I put a Commuter case from Otter. My S3 is cool-hard stuff now.
13. Whateverman (Posts: 3150; Member since: 17 May 2009)
Q. What would get you to switch?
A. If you put Android on it.
Now relax, that's not a diss to WP8 (It's a good OS) but I would LOVE to see an Android flavored Nokia device.
17. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
yes we have heard many android fans whine about this, yet they slate all nokia's efforts with the 920 plus they wouldnt even buy it if they made one. they just want everything to be android and then will tear it apart as not good enough
i hope nokia dont go android, focus on wp8 etc and become the dominate player
21. Whateverman (Posts: 3150; Member since: 17 May 2009)
Most people here are adults, so there isn't any whining. Especially with the great selection of Android devices we have to choose from. And we all think competition and variety is good, so no one is saying only Android devices from now on. That's what the iOS and WP8 fans want to believe we are saying, but that's not the case at all. We just want one of our favorite OEM's and our favorite OS to come together and make a device. What's wrong with that? But if variety is good, why wouldn't it be good for Nokia as well? They can still dominate if they have several OS's. Or is it just the word "Android" that bothers you?
29. TBomb (Posts: 75; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)
I agree with whateverman, so to you chaoticrazor, i say "whatever, man." 3 comments on this and each one is attacking someone who said something about android or the s3.
So in respose to your "defensive much?" I say "offensive much?" You're as bad as Cartman when he tries to be a cop with all your pa-trolling around.
Everyone has their own favorite phone/OS just let them have it. It's not your job to go around attacking every comment and searching for the word "android". I don't like how Macs work, its not my style so I use windows. And I'm assuming youre about to try to rip my comment apart because I have an HP laptop? I mean if your going to praise apple's nuts, you might as well keep it consistant right?
38. MrJerry (Posts: 373; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
You just confirm yourself as Nokia fanboy
"i hope nokia dont go android, focus on wp8 etc and become the dominate player"
Samsung also makes WPs, you must know that right?
And I have never seen Samsung Fanboys say why SS made a WP while I have seen many WP lovers welcomed Samsung as their another option
Nokia will be welcomed if they make Android as well
I just don't see why not whereas you think it shouldn't be
Who's bad here?
Bad supporters actually make their team worse
44. TBomb (Posts: 75; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)
it might just be android hater... not sure though but i agree. I would like to see a nokia android. I know a couple people who prefer android that need a durable phone haha
54. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
android hater? just because i dont blindly worship it like you lot
i like tech i use whatever i like, you lot believe using android somehow means you can talk down to everyone and ruin the comment section with your fanboyism
82. cripton805 (Posts: 896; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Get you head out of your butt hole dude. There were plenty of people happy to see Windows emerge including me. I still am happy for Windows.
You have complained so much, that you have become what you hate. A fanboy.
172. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
ohh goody another one trying to define me
so what fanboy am i? apple? android? nokia? bb? symbian? wp8? samsung? sony? lg? motorola? the list goes on as i like certain devices from all of these
again i am a tech fanboy, not some child that thinks he's part of the android camp etc
192. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
give some real evidence to your comment as when a fanboy calls me a troll i kinda laugh
basically because im not sucking up to android you need to brand me. open your damn mind seriously this is tech why do you lot force your choice to everyone in every article how about just not comment on the nokia article
ofcourse you will always do this as android fanboys as a whole are the whiniest ones around, love trying to belittle people and have a false sense of superiority due to there choice
108. rusticguy (Posts: 2810; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Analyze your posts after posts and the number of times you use "You Android Fanboys" in every dam post that you make and it would enlighten you that you are worst kind of fanboy /troll here :)
123. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Android FTE, and stop you're police Trolling, why hasn't PA given you any warnings, I'm surprised, they should send you to a weeks vacation, stop nagging yore this you're that, just shaaaarap, if you've got nothing else to say and just complain, go get a job at south park...
173. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
you seem mad bro
ive had warning as ive had it with android fanboys been complete idiots and ruining articles like this. how about you android fanboys just stick to the android ones and let those actually interested in wp8 etc comment on the others
always the same though insecure android fans trying to shove there os down everyones throat
newsflash its not working lots have an open mind unlike you lot
106. freebee269 (Posts: 486; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)
please. lol. while samsung makes a wp8 device (thats basically a gs3 with wp8), have you ever seen a samsung ativ s commercial? exactly, me neither. they were first to announce wp8 device and last to put out their device with no marketting. so they might as well not have even made a device.
144. MrJerry (Posts: 373; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Haters gonna hate
You even doubt that Ativ s is real?
168. TBomb (Posts: 75; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)
There probably isn't any commericals because Android is more popular than windows, so they're not going to spend money where it's not going to help them. just like every other comany doesnt advertise every single phone they make. They choose which ones to advertise based on hopeful sales... not all phones are created to have equal advertising
171. freebee269 (Posts: 486; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)
i agree not all devices are made to spend money on marketting. but the ativ s has 1 advantage to the rest of the windows phones, it's the biggest one. that alone is a good marketting strategy. so it is not a low end phone.
176. TBomb (Posts: 75; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)
I'm sure its a good phone. I'm not trying to bash it or anything. Samsung mustve just decided it wasn't worth advertising it. I don't work there and made the decision so i don't know.
If i did work there, I would allow anyone to choose the model, choose the ram and processor and all that and then choose the OS they want and build their own phone like we can do with computers at home. i built my laptop to match the specifications i wanted and beign able to do that with phones would be sick in my opinon. (That's off topic i know, i jsut wanted to throw my idea out there)
185. Bilpocalypse (Posts: 301; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)
That would be pretty sweet. Maybe dual booting could be an option as well.
111. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Stop Trolling you Apple WP8 fanboy!
WP8 is in middle of iOS and OS, in few 4 years time it will become like Android.
55. drubicha (Posts: 19; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)
Never stop dreaming for a quality phone running a crap OS? Just switch. It's not really a hard thing to do. The moment you own a Nokia 920, I will bet you jump for joy and regret the years of pain with android.
84. Whateverman (Posts: 3150; Member since: 17 May 2009)
Lol! There is no pain with Android, at least not for me. No other OS offers what I'm looking for. Maybe with a little more custimization options... I would possibly give WP a try. But there many things I'm just not feeling either and WP won't allow me to change. So we'll see how it evolves.
93. molwood (Posts: 2; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)
Customizing your own tiles to better describe you shines than android's chaotic screen lost in a sea of widgets. Things are done fast in WP UI than than the fragmented android's world.
105. Whateverman (Posts: 3150; Member since: 17 May 2009)
No, sorry. Just not how I see it. I like having different scrolling effects, 3D animations, changing font sizes and colors, widgets, live wallpaper, the whole nine. The word "fragmented" has no effect on me because I've been happy with every iteration of Android. So getting stuck with any version is fine for me, and if I really want the latest version I know how to root my devices. I can change just about every aspect of my device and make it whatever I want it to be and that's not something I can do on a windows device. My phone, no matter how popular the model, an be completly different from anyone else's of the same model. That works really well for me.
107. cripton805 (Posts: 896; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
Windows is more chaotic by every means. You have to go into menus menus to make any changes.
One swipe of my notification bar and I have toggles.
Windows uses more tiles than iOS and Android combined. Idk what it is about this mess. It sounds like excuses because I could make my home screen with one widget if I wanted to. Or none at all.
124. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Very true its also very messed up as and jumbled as and all over the place. Very unorganized.
109. rusticguy (Posts: 2810; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
tiles remind me of rolling eyes and dancing monkeys on web pages of 90's. Absolutely chaotic as those web pages were back in 90's.
135. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Yea following Android foot steps, what's next Quad core, live widgets, ...
195. Bilpocalypse (Posts: 301; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)
While it would be nice to see that option, I don't believe that its going to happen any time soon. I, personally, would like to see one running Sailfish.
15. pholocity (Posts: 10; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
we never saw if the battery on the SIII popped out, think that would be the cause of why the SIII stopped recording.
Nokia needs to just man up and start making Android powered devices
32. kselders7 (Posts: 6; Member since: 12 Dec 2011)
They probably would, but before you post things like this, do your research. Nokia was paid by Microsoft, to use there operating system, so it would be kinda hard for them to use another O.S. They are not even allowed to use there Symbian O.S.
20. Shino (Posts: 159; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)
No surpise there. Samsung has always made cheap-looking fragile and all-plastic kinda phones. The only surprise is why is the SG3 sooo expensive?! It's a Samsung, afterall.
112. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)
Yea and Nokia the connecting people always used mid specs and relying on MS, Nokia is slave to MS. Yea same plastic material but different texture.
O look unibody design hey following copycats of Apple, at least Samsung use high end Exynos chip, unlike Crap dragon commercially typically scrap chip, and also midrange phone with high price.