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Nokia Lumia 928

Announced
May 10, 2013
Market status
Released
Release date
May 16, 2013

US carrier availability

Available: Verizon

Pros

  • High-resolution display (768 x 1280 pixels)
  • High pixel densitiy screen, over 300ppi (332 ppi)
  • High-resolution camera (8.7 megapixels)
  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED
  • Dual core processor
  • Lots of RAM (1024 MB RAM)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC

Cons

  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion

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Description

If you have been waiting for PureView Phase 2 in a lighter package, Lumia 928 is for you, as long as you are a Verizon subscriber. The optically stabilized imaging capabilities of the fairly chubby Lumia 920 have now been shoehorned into a sexier device, which mimics all the other innovative features of the 920 - the PureMotion HD + display, as well as the high-performance mics that capture up to 140dB sound without distortion.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupWindows Phone 8
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.24 x 2.71 x 0.40 inches (133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 5.7 oz (162 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  • Body material:
    • Polycarbonate

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 4.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 332 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • AMOLED
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup8.7 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED, Xenon
    • Aperture size:

      Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

      • F2.0
    • Focal length (35mm equivalent):
      • 26 mm
    • Camera sensor size:
      • 1/3"
    • Features:
      • PopupBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
    • Features:
      • Optical image stabilization, Video calling
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.2 megapixels

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1500 MHz, Krait
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 225
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 11.80 hours
      the average is 12 h (746 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 25.2 days (606 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 17.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (769 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 21.4 days (513 hours)
      the average is 21 days (502 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 2000 mAh
  • Wireless charging:
    • Built-in

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  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
      • Internet Explorer 10
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 700 (band 13), 800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Other:
    • NFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Additional microphone/s:
      • for Noise cancellation, Video recording
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T4
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 10 May 2013

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Nokia AC-50U MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Battery BV-4NW 2000 mAh, Nokia Charging and Data Cable (CA-190CD), Nokia Headset WH-208, Printed material, SIM Door Key

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