Nokia Lumia 820 User Reviews
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JojoGo101 posted on 11 May 2013, 17:15
Blasts Android phones in the midrange!
JojoGo101 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I could have sworn the display was more than 480p. I mean, it's brilliant. On WP, you see a lot of blacks, unlike Android which is very color full. The Display was beautiful, compared to an S3 mini, which was poor. All though the PPI on the Lumia 820 was lower, the S3 mini shows pixels at a longer distance, while at normal distance(The distance you normally use your phone) the 820 shows no pixels at all! Honestly, I was shocked. WP has most of the apps I use, so I don't really care about apps and games. The glossy back on my white Lumia 820 feels compact and doesn't feel like a brick at ALL. Heck, it only feels a tad thicker than the likes of an S3. It's the PERFECT size phone. I assure you. Please, buy the phone, you won't regret.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
- Smooth like iOS
- Shows midnight blacks
- Best 480p phone, but face it, it's 480p anyways.
- Battery could be better!
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spqwerty posted on 15 Jan 2013, 05:55
Two Thumbs up for this mini beast
spqwerty has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
A good phone for after having an Arc s, UI is smooth sexy and its unique. Everything is pretty much good. Xbox games should be bought. you can try some apps. apps store growing weekly. can't send music via bluetooth.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 10/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 8/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
- Build quality
- No radio
- most of the apps in the market should be bought
- low resolution
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murali1224 posted on 10 Jan 2013, 05:27
best to buy
murali1224 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
so far no problems ...main drawback is lack of gorilla glass screen, games and apps.....this is the most intresting phone i had so far....smooth back panel ,its really awesome.....its a cheap smart phone to buyBuild quality 9/10Reception 8/10Call quality 10/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 10/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 8/10Display 9/10Battery 8/10
- good built
- fast processor
- good camera quality
- awesome windows 8 os
- nokia city lens
- easy way of geting connected with social network
- wireless charging facility
- little heavy
- less games and app
- no gorilla glass screen
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damago1 posted on 06 Jan 2013, 22:55
Great windows os, excellent build, poor phone
damago1 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
If you want to use the phone straight out of the box - it is a great phone.
Great build quality. I dont like light plastic feeling phones. I don't understand run for lighter smaller phones. I prefer better build quality and larger battery instead. Nokia gives at leat the first one.
Hardware wise the problems are: very poor call quality. Everybody noticed that I have changed the phone. I was nearly unrecognizable. In despair tried to use earphone with the microphone and finally gave up for another phone.
The phone hangs from time to time. And does it while being locked (at least mine did). To turn it on again you need to do the two button reset (vol- and power).
Os: Windows phone 8 (wp8) is a fantastic idea. There is a great pleasure in using the phone. User experience I can say is much better the with IOS even. The metro tiles are great idea. Very clear, ergonomic icons, nicely designed. No comparison with other platforms.
Better selection of apps than on android. Yes, I really mean this. For instance on android to choose a podcasting application there is a choice of 50+ applications, 40 of which are very poor quality. Here I found just a few apps, all perfectly doing their work. Not overloaded with useless features.
And you have this great feeling untill you will encounter one of many annoying limitations which will be a deal stopper for you. Because unlike with android or even symbian the phone api will not allow developpers fixing microsoft's limmitations.
For me...Build quality 10/10Reception 5/10Call quality 3/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 3/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 2/10
- Great nokia collection apps
- Wp8: great out of the box phone to start using
- Wp8: great user pleasure and os ergonomics
- Very poor call voice quality
- Nokia did not add breathing light to this phone
- Wp8 problem: no silent mode
- Wp8 problem: api which is causing that many usefull apps will never exist
- Battery which can not last one single day if you use the phone
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