Nokia Lumia 925 getting "Peek" feature to quickly see the time

Nokia Lumia 925 getting
We're all hoping that the Nokia Lumia 925 is part of today's big announcement from T-Mobile, along with the rumored unlimited upgrade plan called "Jump", and in the leadup to the event, we're getting to see some cool new features that will be in the Lumia 925. The new features we're seeing are all on what Nokia calls the "Glance" screen, which is separate from the lockscreen.

As with any other phone, pressing the power button will bring up the lockscreen on the Lumia 925, and Nokia has added an option so you can simply double-tap the screen to also bring up the lockscreen. But, there is also a new option, which Nokia is calling "Peek", which brings up the "Glance" screen by waving your hand in front of the display. Currently, bringing up the Glance screen just shows a black screen with the time as well as a notification showing if your phone is in silent/vibrate mode. 

There isn't much to it now, but this could easily be a good spot for some quick toggles, like silent/ring mode, airplane mode, WiFi, and Bluetooth toggles. Although, it's unclear if that is the plan for the future. 


source: WPCentral via The Verge

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Lumia 925
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(12.8h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

good feature. ive seen this in s4

3. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Yeah really good feature! Can't wait, but i saw this also on the N9 .... Best regards!

15. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah Nokia N series already has that feature. BTW i liked the balcony girl.

4. AwesomestMaximuss

Posts: 148; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

been there since galaxy s3....

11. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Been there since the Nokia N9 ...

14. AwesomestMaximuss

Posts: 148; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

just curious,,,what ws the feature called?? no sarcasm or anything,,,,just asking..

5. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

not good feature, it's a briilient feature.

6. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Lol agree! Best regards!

2. aco96

Posts: 244; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

I want Nokia Sleeping Screen, it's one of my favourite apps :D

7. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013

Does the time effect the battery life?Or is it like they said that it wont use any battery?

12. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

little to none.

8. lonestrider

Posts: 88; Member since: Mar 31, 2012

Samsung's feature is for the future. Nokia's feature is for the present.

9. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Nokia's features was for past, is for present and will for future.

13. shreyas.s666

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 24, 2012

What an dumb guy u are.

10. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

Looking forward to getting this on Lumia 920 next month,unless I get the 1020 before that... :p

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