More details emerge about Verizon’s upcoming flagship Nokia Lumia 928

More details emerge about Verizon’s upcoming flagship Nokia Lumia 928
If the latest tips being passed along mean anything, it looks like Verizon will indeed have a distinctive device to offer on the Windows Phone front next month.

Two sources of information are coming together and revealing that the Lumia 928, codenamed “Laser,” will also be blessed with an aluminum body like the rumored “Catwalk” which is said to be on its way to T-Mobile USA.

For the Lumia 928, which was leaked to us earlier this month, in addition to the aluminum body, the camera has been augmented with a xenon/LED flash arrangement. The new body will make the 928 lighter and little thinner than its Lumia 920 cousin. The shape of the device may resemble the Lumia 720 more than the 920. Other internals, such as the CPU and memory are expected to be the same. The Lumia 928 will also support simultaneous voice and LTE.

There is some conflicting rumor information related to storage on the Lumia 928, The Verge is asserting that the device will have 32GB of storage with no microSD expansion, like the Lumia 920. A purported Verizon employee is leaking that the device will have 16GB of storage with microSD support up to 64GB. Moreover, the Lumia 928 will have the same color options we have come to expect from the new generation of Windows Phone 8 devices, black, white, red and cyan.

The Lumia 928 is apparently slated for a release in April, though no firm date has been offered. Pricing is not official either, but full retail might be $550 and the subsidized price will be $200 unless Nokia works a deal (which is possible given how long the Lumia 822 has been free with a two-year agreement). The tipster also provided some insight about Verizon’s excitement over Windows Phone.



sources: WPCentral and The Verge

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19 Comments

1. T00muchF00D

Posts: 98; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

Long live Nokia!!!

2. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Nokia's Hero Device is coming verizon......lucky to wait.......it will hit damn sure......can't wait to see........nokia fans have so many choices.....Material: Poly. or Alum. and Color: Yellow, Red, Cyan, White, Black, or Gray, Nokia now you are confusing us to get which phone...920 or 928

3. evarod48

Posts: 154; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

this news was released this morning, but PA was too deep in the S4

20. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

I would fully break down the business of web views to you but I'll keep it simple. Nokia + Windows phone is a joke. Samsung and the S4 is the real deal. Take any random mention of the Galaxy S4 versus this announcement and compare the page views and comments.

4. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Awesome, too bad it can't be bought Worldwide, because America isn't the only nation in the world. .... -_-

5. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

They haven't mentioned that it wont yet (unless I missed that). The Verizon 8X is a World Phone.

6. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

I'll just wait for the next Lumia Flagship ...

7. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I'm waiting for the next Lumia flagship also, the 920 won't be released in the cyan color in Europe, to bad ...

8. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Your giving the 920 a miss because of its colour?! White and Red are good colours! I'm only stuck on my Lumia 800 because of a stupid 24 month plan.

11. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I have a cyan Lumia 900, and i personally prefer blue/cyan, so yes because of it's color....

13. charms55

Posts: 41; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

Most these phones make it to international. Keeping my fingers crossed. So far quite reluctant to give up my aluminum Titan, but waiting for the fabled Nokia on the horizon might move me to WP8 finally.

15. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Verizon phones are on the CDMA network, which is rare outside the US. Some of their LTE (data-only) radios work on international carriers, but don't expect a worldwide version (though perhaps a global version with an added SIM slot but typically only available at full retail price).

16. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Thanks mate ;)

10. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Jealous!!! Welcome back xenon. I laugh at the notion that the "others" will follow suit. Just like the camera. All trying to best Nokia. They can't! They just can't!

12. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Specs still remain unchanged and just a aluminum upgrade. Atleast upgrade the camera and CPU, GPU. Still in "Beta" Look at the Htc One X, Experia Arc S.™®©

17. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

and still runs 100x better then any android high phy end models with these specs and yes on any spec performs better then android performance vise if u ever had a chance to use wp8 and i did used it side by side low end WP8 > mid range Android mid range WP8 >> high end android high end WP8 >>> flag ship Android

14. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Cyan seems unlikely as that has been reserved for AT&T in the U.S. (and for the 900 and 920, worldwide, as I recall) And the garish verizon logo would clash with that blue.

18. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Sweet is was waiting for this beast, aslo i am waiting for the EOS!

19. rembo65

Posts: 58; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

you gotta be kidding me...ONE hour after I purchased a Lumia 920! fml (jk)

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