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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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posted on 17 Jan 2013, 06:08 3

163. melvinwilson (Posts: 4; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

Even the ball is afraid of Nokia.,....first attempt it misses nokia

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 06:41 3

165. papss (unregistered)

I find it funny that android fanboys come into a Nokia comment trolling and then call others trolls? Ironic?

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 09:15 4

174. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

hit the nail on the head

they believe android users can never be trolls, but everyone who is open minded can see android fanboys are the new apple ones. they hold google up as perfection and worship both google and android

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 15:12

181. mariosraptor (Posts: 125; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)

shut your mouth Nokia bitch.the one that is trolling is nokia.
if nokia did not wanted to troll than all it had to do was to make this test with 820 and 920 to show their durability.

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 16:22 2

183. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

your comment comes from the mind of a angry little kid

just because the 920 is a much better built device then an android powered device seems to have set you fanboys into defensive overdrive.......so insecure and threatened anytime and android device doesnt come out on top

so go play with you blocks kid, leave the commenting to people who are one sided and just plain immature

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 16:57

184. mariosraptor (Posts: 125; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)

I am not a kid you moron. I am a first class Nokia service partner. I know Nokia from inside. Guess what phone I have though. A GN2.
Look at 820. I have internal reports of screen losing their lipophobic coating.
I can show you lumia 920 pieces of their problems.
So stfu

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 20:32

189. cripton805 (Posts: 1440; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)

Does better built count as functional?
If so, not.

You mention Android and perfection more than anybody else on here by far.

Ahhh. How I miss Taco instead of these stupid trolls.


posted on 18 Jan 2013, 10:39

193. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

kid your a fanboy, your comments hold nothing you like to point the finger yet you been here what 2 minutes

so go play with the other android kids as you obviously have no interest in nokia or this article you just wanna be a raging troll

you will always go into defensive mode when an android phone doesnt come out on top, this been a prime example

nokia proven better build quality you quickly scream and shout about the os yet fail to remember everyone has a prefered os and wait for this shock kid not everyone wants android

try harder

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 07:55 1

167. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

yo dawg. i heard u like cheap quality...

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 11:15 2

175. meeaaoon (Posts: 25; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)

Did someone notice the note at please dont try this you may void warranty... :/
for me this is just a marketing trick nothing more :D

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 12:27 3

179. tntwit (Posts: 43; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)

Another "scientific" test.

While the Nokia MAY be more durable, this video doesn't prove it. It is clearly not a repeatable test as it took 3 attempts before they hit the Nokia and from what little they are willing to show, it looks like it may have grazed the bottom just enough to knock it down, rather than a direct hit. How the S3 was impacted vs how the Nokia was impacted is not documented and is likely not the same.

This is pure marketing BS. If you want to truly show that the Nokia is more durable, subject both phones to a REPEATABLE test with clear documentation (video) to prove it.

This is as pointless as the videos where people drop 2 competing phones in an attempt to prove durability of one over the other. Same thing...not repeatable...the phones may impact different if they were dropped different as much as the "tester" may think they are holding/releasing them the same.

These types of tests need repeatable fixturing and a larger sample size to prove out manufacturing and inherent (even with fixturing) test variations.

But again, proving something wasn't the marketing departments intent...swaying people was the intent...how they get there isn't important.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 05:12

191. rabih_z (Posts: 45; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)

watch this video on you tube and judge...

Nokia Lumia 920 Destruction: What Does It Take?

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 15:05

180. mariosraptor (Posts: 125; Member since: 15 Mar 2012)

and why would that void the warranty ifit is unbreakable?\
please Nokia, explain that.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 04:25

190. Jamshiem (Posts: 4; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)

Yes.! Durable Nokia We love U. You always trying to keep our satisfaction. Thank You.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 10:47

194. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 590; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)

My clumsy self dropped my Lumia 810 down a couple of flights of concrete stairs the other day. The battery cover was knocked off but the phone came away without a scratch.

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