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White Nokia Lumia 928 spotted

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White Nokia Lumia 928 spotted
The latest leaked rendering of the forthcoming “hero” Windows Phone, said to be coming to Verizon and may be announced sometime this month, shows the Lumia 928 in white.

What is immediately apparent is the speaker grill on the back, rather than the bottom of the device where it is found on the Lumia 920. The rumored xenon flash is present along with an LED. Aside from the cosmetic appearance, the Lumia 928 will share most characteristics of the Lumia 920.

That means a 1280x768 4.5-inch screen, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, and probably the same OIS 8.7MP camera. On board storage is not confirmed, though it will likely be 32GB and probably will not be microSD card expandable.

If you compare this image closely to the leaked rendering from a couple days ago, the only discrepancy we can see is how the xenon flash is situated to the LED. Given @evleaks’ reliability, we chalk that up to “artistic error.” Otherwise, the form factor is notably different. The rear oriented speaker is certainly a contributing factor to the Lumia 928’s rumored thinness compared to the 920. The rounded back plate to the edges will also make the device comfortable to hold in the hand.

source: @evleaks via WPCentral

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posted on 08 Apr 2013, 17:57 24

1. GeekMovement (Posts: 2156; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Nokia's design doesn't get boring.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 17:59 26

4. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


It does. Same design since N9 : 2011

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:43 25

12. SmartPhoneStream (Posts: 162; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


iPhone, same design since 2010. If the design is working, why change it.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 20:19 8

27. LonghornTech (Posts: 50; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


Who said Apple shouldn't change it? They need too.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 20:33 4

31. SmartPhoneStream (Posts: 162; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


They don't need to change it, personally i believe they should, but why spend money (not like Apple can't afford it) redesigning a phone when millions of people will still buy it no matter what it looks like.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 23:37

45. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)


the iphone 5 does not look like the 3gs.

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 07:51

56. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


But Nokia has not the same image as Apple. They can't do the same thing.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 19:03 8

15. volcano (Posts: 348; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


No it doesn't this isn't N9 Design 928 has some similarity with lumia 520 and 720 designs

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 19:07 14

16. papss (unregistered)


Lets put good ol Sammy in there.. All of their products have looked the same for a good bit of time.. At least Nokia makes a quality phone

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 19:22 5

18. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


s4>first phone with ddr3>first phone using big.little>better gpu than adreno 320> unlocked bootloader>android 4.2>13mp camera> up to 64gb micro sd> removeable battery>gorrila glass 3.

Yup thats a pretty poor quality phone right there.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 20:33 11

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


Under the hood, the GS IV is inspiring, but the exterior is still the same old bland design...

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 20:37 1

34. papss (unregistered)


You sound like you're blowing SS with those comments.. So no bad huh? It must be true

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 21:15 6

38. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


wait for Catwalk buddy....!!!

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 19:23 10

19. AamirSIII (banned) (Posts: 187; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)


i just bought 808 pureview yesterday and my oh my, it really is the ALMOST PERFECT mobile camera ever! it literally blows away my daily driver S3 and my brother's iPhone 4s out of the water in camera capabilities! i cant wish for anything better than Nokia getting into android stream and producing these pureview devices with android! God those would literally destroy samsung, Htc and every other android manufacturer!

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 19:32 3

22. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Don't worry SONY is back with there Carl Zeiss optics with Exmoor R sensors™

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 21:21 6

41. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Ahem TROLL, it should be Carl Zeiss optics with Exmor RS sensor™. :)

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 00:11 4

46. eisenbricher (Posts: 973; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


Nokia is miles ahead. Even if Sony tried hard I don't think they can come anywhere near to Nokia. Don't go dreaming assuming things. My friend's Xperia Z doesn't have any mindblowing camera abilities.

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 03:09 1

53. samystic (Posts: 230; Member since: 25 Mar 2012)


you should copyright stupidity

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 04:38

55. bipinm (Posts: 124; Member since: 07 Oct 2012)


yes.nokia is at top...But wait till the end of the year...Sony have something to show u... :)

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 17:58 11

2. ahmed_ali_yossef2010 (Posts: 164; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


I think this back speaker will pump incredible sound

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 17:58 7

3. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


Meh...

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:08 7

5. galanoth (Posts: 425; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


How come no one knocks Nokia for using pretty much the same design for their phones?
But they knock Apple and Samsung.
Nokia N9, Lumia 800, Lumia 900, Lumia 920, Lumia 928

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:11 14

8. Timmehor (Posts: 599; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)


Because the design is so good. Nah, it is starting to get a bit repeptitive, but this design has only been used for two years Nokia N9 (October 2011) Lumia 928 (2013). I love Nokia's designs so I don't seem to "dislike" this design. Remember the 928 is the 920 for Verizon basically, so they HAVE to keep the 920 design feel to keep it common.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:34 2

11. shikroi (Posts: 187; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


I think they should change the design language soon.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:32 2

10. shikroi (Posts: 187; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


The design isn't the same, just the design language. If you compare this to an n9 their are noticeable differences, similar to if you compare a lumia 920 to an n9. All the the phones from the n9 down have followed the design language of the n8. That's why they all look similar because there hasn't been a drastic change in the design language.

As for Samsung and apple there is little evolution of their design language. From s3 to s4 the only change is a brushed metal rim. The lumia 920 compared to its predecessors is larger, has the earpiece etched in the glass, has the usb and headphone jack in central locations, has a curved body, two speaker grills at the base, darker metal accents on the buttons and camera strip, and a slimmer bezel at the sides and top of the device.

From what I see here this one has tapered sides, a new location for a uniquely shaped speaker grill, as well as a zenon flash.

I think they look the same because they all go with a square polycarbonate unibody look. That's the reason why people immediately said htc copied nokia with the 8x even though it was visually different. HTC only took a page from nokia's design language. Its something that's going to look similar no matter what you do. Take the 822, 820, 520 or 620 for examples. They all have the same design language which makes them look similar, but they are visually different.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 21:16 1

39. Jason2k13 (Posts: 1217; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


Umm ok you forgot to add, S4 has larger 5 inch screen, thinner flat body, less curvy, weighs less, the led flash is positioned under the camera and the speaker is positioned at the bottom left corner and of course a thinner bezel. So if I was a fanboy from another brand, I would have just mentioned nokia 928 as having a curvey body cause it still looks similar to most lumia series.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 21:14

37. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


this design for high end device, and every low and mid range device have different design......!!! after that they will change high end device design too CATWALK......!!!

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:08 7

6. Timmehor (Posts: 599; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)


Not bad, think the speaker grill should be thinner and longer.

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 03:07

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


maybe thats the size of the speaker inside

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 18:10 8

7. p5yb0rg (unregistered)


This looks like it's going to be another awesome phone model from Nokia. Their designs and build quality top those of most maufacturers out there! However, hardware only accounts for half of the phone. Until the WP8 marketplace is graced with the basic apps that iOS and Andriod users are enjoying, their phones/hardware are destined to fail. Sorry Nokia :(

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