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Nokia's new commercial says that it is time to #Switch

0. phoneArena 15 Jan 2013, 18:14 posted on

Nokia has released a new ad for the top-shelf Nokia Lumia 920 and its mid-range brother the Nokia Lumia 820; various data are beginning to show signs that Windows Phone 8 is catching on although the introduction of BlackBerry 10 on January 30th could stop this momentum in its tracks with a battle between Microsoft and RIM for whatever scraps are left over after the leaders take their share...

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posted on 15 Jan 2013, 22:17 2

44. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Ok....now you are just being ..something I cant think of right now...lol.

Blue tooth is extremely convenient. I use it it with a smaller phone than the Note 2. Many ppl use it with phones as small as the orig iPhone. Maybe phones smaller than that.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 02:34

96. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


and it also looks wierd to hold a 5.5" phone to the face when calling like a book on face more acuratly Facebook phone lol

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 20:28 3

28. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


Only problem with that statement is that I own a Note 2 and can confirm that it's the best phone I've ever owned. You sir either have small girl fingers or tight daisy dukes from the 80's.
When I go from my Note 2 to my wife's iPhone 5 it makes me want to puke.

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 00:19 2

60. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 549; Member since: 20 May 2012)


Very definition of a troll here folks. And i'll never go back to anything less the a Note. Note 1 last year after giving VZW the finger for not carrying it and now a new Note 2

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 14:57

87. patchiman (Posts: 11; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)


Having a different opinion is now being a troll. Fact noted.

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 17:47 1

88. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


"Bluetooth makes you look stupid."

Yea...thats your opinion....but its a very trollish opinion.

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 18:14

93. patchiman (Posts: 11; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)


"Trollish opinion" Is any opinion designed to get people mad. I am arguing a point, not trying to cause rage. If I was I would recommend the HP Veer. And anyway dialing a call with Bluetooth is impractical.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 02:35

97. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


being an android owner trolling on non-ardoid article is a troll get a life

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 02:13 1

72. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


brick? check out 920 mate

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 02:28

94. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


if i had 100 thumbsup i give them all to ur comment so true

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 19:16 5

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


After 10 years of buying nokia high end devices from E90, N8 and E7 when I saw the note 1 it was time for me to switch to samsung and now I own note2 and looking forward to note3 and goodbye nokia. I paid $700 for the nokia E7 in late 2011 and found myself overpaid for this cheap nokia when I saw the galaxy note 1 for $700 so bought samsung and never looked back. The world of Android rocks and microsoft no thank you.

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 20:13 5

26. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Same here, paid around $700 for the N8 after reading reviews from nokia fanboys, saying that symbian rules, 1ghz processor was useless, android is just about gimmicks and blablabla.. And that POS crashed on day 1. Waited for belle to fix bugs and to boost performance, but nothing! Lame ecosystem as well.. Sold that POS and got myself a GSII. It was like I woke up from a nightmare. Now enjoying my GNOTE II. And the only device that'll make me switch from it, is the GNOTE III!

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 23:42

54. Omar-BHR95 (Posts: 184; Member since: 23 Dec 2012)


the lumia 920 is way fastet than the note 2

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 23:43

55. Omar-BHR95 (Posts: 184; Member since: 23 Dec 2012)


faster*

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 01:16 4

66. cripton805 (Posts: 1458; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


Funniest comment so far.
Idk if thumbs up or down.

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 02:01 2

69. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Sorry, but phablets are not everybody. The NOTE II is a good device, but only if you like a small tablet disguised as a phone. Also, the Lumia 920 has some unique features, which make it better in some respects. For example. the screen on the NOTE II is horrible under sunlight, but Nokia's is easily readable. Also, lowlight camera shots are superb with the 920, and you get wireless charging as well.

As for WP8 versus Android, the later has more apps, but is also far less secure, and less intuitive as well. Rant all you want against Microsoft, but they own the corporate and business IT world, and you get a real version of Microsoft Office on your WP8 device, as opposed to 3rd party readers and widgets on Android. I could go on, but why bother? Each OS has unique and valuable virtues, as do the various smartphones...

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 11:33 1

83. cripton805 (Posts: 1458; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


So because the Note 2 isnt smaller, it makes the Lumia 920 the better choice for everyone...?

Intuitive? You must go into seperate menus to access your menus or go into your app to do pretty much anything.

I can simply swipe down my notofication bar and I have access to the most frequently used settings or I can display toggles on my home screen.

You must do a lot more to make any sort of changes.

You must really use a smartphone to type up your school or work essays on Microsoft word.

Androids works just fine. It reallt wouldnt make a difference if I typed it on Word or something else.
What is the MAGICAL difference of typing on word over something else. It will come out the same.

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 18:41 7

3. RohanM (Posts: 140; Member since: 15 Jan 2013)


wow, finally nokia is gearing up....

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 18:44 2

5. theBankRobber (Posts: 681; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Looks like Google's Street view with Added places and locations. Is this really Nokia Maps before street view or who's coping who?

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 18:45 5

6. oister85 (Posts: 499; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


I love that nokia ring tone
Is there any app to get that ringtone on my s3 lol

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 18:49 6

8. theBankRobber (Posts: 681; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Well if you really know android then you would know how to search for these ring tones . Search , download, assign as ringtone lol :P

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 19:28 2

18. JeffPom (unregistered)


Zedge

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 20:55 2

33. Ruckus (Posts: 286; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


Zedge is just awful!

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 19:02 9

11. papss (unregistered)


. This phone is a beast, looks sexy and has e best backing in the business (Nokia)... Seriously it's a great phone and if WP8 is to steal market share from anyone that matters then they need these types of phones

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 19:06 6

13. techguy22 (Posts: 227; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


no thank you. im good with android and S3. why would i switch from an open OS to a locked down one ? i must be the smartest person on earth *rolling my eyes*
though nokia phones look really good, kudos to them.

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 19:35 5

20. cripton805 (Posts: 1458; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


Me too. There's a lot missing from the 920. Even if the camera is better, there's the additional functions that are missing on it. The simple fast forward that you must long press to forward a song because it doesnt have a slider, you have to go into the actual apps to make changes like music for example, less multi task by far, cool animations other than just live tiles, customization "fonts, colors, UIs, browser, vibration, add ons, etc...", limited app store, as far as I know that I saw on a user complaint was the lack of custom ringtones, and more that is offered through the GS3. There alot more functions and features offered on my own GS3 that was launched months ago.

If I were switching from an old Android device, I might see some improvement. As of now, it would be taking a step backward unless I wanted a better camera or some better riggidity.

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 20:04 4

23. papss (unregistered)


It's hard to go with you on this when speaking about the s3... Seriously it's embarrassing to look at with its terrible paint job..
No slider? I get that point because I hate that too....
You have to go into app to make changes like music? Not sure what you mean.
Far less multitasking? Come on now.. You trolling as usual? You can barely swipe on android without a stutter.. How much does the general public multitask.
Yes live tiles ARE cool animations.. The screen has more personality than you think.
Customization? No font sizing but we can do colors, the UI is very customizable.. I have my own pattern layout and size ( as you would on android).
Limited App Store? I guess.. Personally it has most that I care about minus pandora ( that one hurts) and its growing everyday. You can only use that excuse for so long.
Custom ring tone? False.. We got that, matter of fact I have that.
It's not as bad as you fanboys want others to believe.. The phone has personality and YES it feels fresh. I own a lot of different platforms on phones/tablets and it ( for me) is the nicest overall.. Are there short comings? Sure but those are petty

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 21:15 6

35. cripton805 (Posts: 1458; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


Its getting old now about the supposed stutter. There are such things as NEWER technology and my own GS3 doesn't stutter at all. I really should make a video about it because every review I've seen only skims the surface without even rooting or jailbreaking. I own this phone and It could dance around the Lumia 920 as far as customization goes. So, I would just quit there on those excuses.

I'm not a fan boy. I'd buy a Windows phone if it got better. It's just not there "yet" and I'm sick of all of this trolling on Android which is ironically calling us PHANDROID and all of this BS when what are you a Windows Troll now?

While I watch a video on the side I'm writing this comment. I still don't even have the update which brings even more features to my GS3.

Also, what is it with this concept that the Lumia doesn't have issues myth? What about all of the people having problems with the booting and people getting their phones replaced and some having the same problem on a second phone. Some phones have their share of problems. The Lumia 920 is a good phone, but is far less capable than a GS3 at this moment in time. Your decicion will be based off of preference.

It is much easier to scroll down and access all of my settings than going into the menus to make changes. What about another stupid thing that Window users bash on Android about this supposed clutter. Your home screen is filled with square boxes in different sizes. My home screen has time, weather, and 5 small icons. I have my media when I swipe to the right, and my most used apps to the left. I also have seperate folders neatly organized for my qeb based apps, messaging, games, tools, etc... I customized my phone to do exactly what I want to do. Even as far as setting my animation transition times or making heartbeat type custom vibrations to go a long with my ringtones or texts. The GS3 can do more and that's just the way it is. So quit with all of this fanboy stuff because it's getting nowhere. All it is is an insult that proves that you have nothing to say.

posted on 16 Jan 2013, 00:06 5

59. GALAXY-STORM (Posts: 328; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)


Yeah I agree with you. Also all this lag and stuttering BS has gone a bit too far now. My sgs3 doesn't lag at all and I have the quad core version, I still do heavy gaming occasionally and still open around 7 or 8 tabs during browsing on my chrome and I haven't felt any stutter.
I was very happy when I bought it and im still now. Not being much of sammy fanboy here but I actually feel Samsung a much better (sgs3 was my 1st Samsung phone) choice imo after I sold my one x and xperia s.

posted on 15 Jan 2013, 20:35 3

30. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


The point about Windows Phone is that it is so well-done from.the start it doesn't need that excessive customization. Less locked down than iphone such that every phone is different, but not so needlessly open it is like MySpace screen vomit.

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