Photo leaks of the Nokia Lumia 928, heading to Verizon
0. phoneArena 05 Apr 2013, 23:58 posted on
Serial leaker @evleaks has released a picture of what is allegedly the Nokia Lumia 928 aka "Laser" for Verizon Wireless; this is the Verizon/CDMA version of the Nokia Lumia 920 with a sleek aluminum body instead of the usual polycarbonate casing, and a previous leak revealed that the device will be offered in four colors, White, Red, Cyan and Blue...
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9. Hemlocke (unregistered)
The Z10 is a great phone. BB is still light on apps, but the OS is fantastic.
11. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
If I had to choose a new OS to learn, I would take a shot with WP8 before I tried the Z10 OS. I was recently at a Verizon store and tried using the Z10 demo unit. I stopped after about 5 attempts to exit the demo program that was running.
17. Penny (Posts: 1653; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)
Geez, what exactly in my post garnered 7 thumbs down already?
Anyway, @Hemlocke yeah I'm a huge proponent of having good core functionality and I don't use a ton of apps, which explains why my interest in the Z10 was so high. I really do appreciate that OS.
@Doug, I checked the Z10 at my local Verizon store as well. There's a button on the bottom that says "Exit Demo," so it should be easy enough to find if you want to give it another try. Either way, I'd recommend watching a video or two first so you know how to navigate the OS and can get more out of your demo experience.
21. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Penny, I tried the Exit Demo button but it didn't register my press/click. If the OS gets confused running a BB demo program, how is it going to respond in the 'real' world?
The Z10 was a real let down. And I was a former BB owner (Curve 8330 and 3 earlier BBs before the 8330). If you are looking for a better camera, you should see what the L928 has to offer. Everything I have read about the Z10s camera is underwhelming.
After my short experience with the Z10, I am done with BB.
22. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)
Eh, the unit that I used was pretty good. I found it much better than a friends S3 for the time I used it. The only let-down is the design and materials used.
43. Hemlocke (unregistered)
I've had my Z10 for a little more than a week, and I have been quite impressed with the OS. I'm a first-time BB user, but I have had quite a few Android flagship, iPhones, and three WP phones. I'm not sure I will ever look at those three A's BB10 peers again. Android is just broken and slow, by comparison, and iOS and WP lack the horsepower.
14. Kreft (Posts: 84; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)
If you can hold off for a bit I'd def go with wp over bb.
18. Penny (Posts: 1653; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)
Well, that's kinda the thing. I much prefer Nokia's hardware over BlackBerry's and am willing to wait for that, but I've been using Windows Phone 7/7.8 for almost two years now and am getting kind of bored with it. It's still just as good as it always was (WP8 is even a bit better, actually), but I really like BB10's take on what a smartphone OS should be focused on. If the Z10 had a comparable camera to a Nokia and better battery life, I would 100% go with the Z10 this time around.
5. amats69 (Posts: 1461; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
Oh another good looking device! Good luck Nokia! One thing I like on Nokia is their maps and navigation.
67. iushnt (Posts: 1748; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)
Same design since n9..You know why people aren't bored of this design because only few buy this..
72. osmaankhaan (unregistered)
Brick covered by tiles from the top is a good combination for flooring not for a smartphone ;-)
6. luabin (Posts: 36; Member since: 29 Jul 2012)
what about the screen size? hope it stretches to 4.8 to 5 inches with higher density pixel about 600ppi
33. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 704; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)
nokia already late in dual core competition and its quad core era (octa in case of samsung) and you start dreaming a Full HD screen from Nokia....
41. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1178; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
that's where your wrong it doesn't matter if it's dual core or quadcore or even single core as long as the performance is good i could have an os programmed by 2 guys that is crappy and buggy running on quadcore and it will still be slow and buggy on the other uand i could have a nicely programmed os that will run extremely smoothly
examples: MeeGo runs extremely smoothly on my n9
wp7/8 both run on 90fps on dual core while android on quad-core and ios on dual core run on 60fps
70. Timmehor (Posts: 599; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)
Boom, that makes perfect sense. All these android phones sporting quad and octo core processors. Windows Phone, MeeGo and iOS need dual core to run as fast, or even faster.
78. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 704; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)
every good OS nokia is leaving just for a siht OS called WP......... at least nokia could give us a meego ...... meego was a good OS
80. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
bet you havent even tried wp8, all people like you do is senseless closed minded hate
get over it, wp8 is growing and gives people another choice instead of just android or ios
sure meego was promising but move on stop living in the past. besides you dont know what makes a successful business.
82. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 704; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)
i really tried WP, iOS, Meego, symbian (use too much) And android .............
WP is limited
iOS is restricted
meego is no more
symbian is dead
Android is my priority
7. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)
Sorry but the design does not impress me. Too much bezel and just bland looking. I've seen so much better from Nokia.
8. Timmehor (Posts: 599; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)
Love the new camera flash design, looks sleeker and sexier.
10. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
Anything that isn't a brick is a HUGE improvement over the 920.
16. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)
Anyone who tells 185g heavy and 10.7mm thick rectangle qualifies as a brick needs to work on their physique. Anything that comes out of your mouth not bashing anything not samsung is a huge achievement.
12. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1178; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
noice nokia i love the flash and design looks nice overall
13. maverick786us (Posts: 150; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)
I was expecting Nokia to release a real competitor for Galaxy S4. Its not HD, its not quad core Its not 5 inch. Its no way close to S4 :(
15. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)
Windows Phone doesnt need that much to run, even iPhone 5 is still running duo core processor. Only those on Android cares so much about specs in pure numbers. A midrange windows phone's default IE browser itself is faster than the quad core Exynos variant of Galaxy S3.
The specs upgrade to quad core will only happen for the next generation of windows phone devices due out this Oct-December.
20. taikucing (unregistered)
That's because WP apps don't run on Java. Quad cores & its computation power don't say sh*t.
I hope Google will make the android apps run natively on the OS just like the other Linux & Unix based OS (iOS, BB10, ubuntu, Tizen, etc.), not using Java. Just my hope...
69. iushnt (Posts: 1748; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)
It's also because wp8 isn't as powerful as android.. It does so much less than android..
77. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
your such a fanboy
symbian can do pretty much everything android can on a single core
whats your response to that
81. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Symbian will lag when using Flash Player 11
Live widgets lag
Running more than 10 Apps will lag, due to stingy Ram they put on Symbian
Camera will lag
Opening large files lag
Highend games lag crap gpu
Ovi store lag takes to long to open
S60 slow buggy
Developes and writers are fed up with nokia symbian no longer advocate this crpy slow outdated cpu gpu scrap
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