Nokia launches Lumia 925 with new Glance Screen feature

Nokia is rolling out the metal-built Lumia 925 today in Europe and the fresh Nokia flagship will come with a new “Glance Screen” feature that brings a standby clock and notifications to the lockscreen. You’d also be able to simply double tap on the phone screen to unlock it, a feature we first saw on MeeGo and the Nokia N9.

The “Glance Screen” feature is merely a beta, but it seems like a possible battery-saver as it’s always on and you don’t need to wake the device to just check the time. Moreover, Nokia promises to launch it soon on “most” other Windows Phone 8 Lumia smartphones with the Amber update in July.

The Nokia Lumia 925 today makes it global debut in Germany, and other European countries, China and the United States should get it in the near future. The 925 boasts a different, slightly more rectangular design but is otherwise an almost exact copy of the Lumia 920. Most notably, though, it is made out of metal for extra durability.

source: Nokia

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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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48 Comments

1. rassouli5 unregistered

windows phone is the best os and has the best phones in the market!!!!! MICRoSoft RoCKs!!!!!!

4. htc_evo_3d

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

windows phone is a good os , but not THE BEST (yet).

11. ihatesmartphone unregistered

It will... Just wait and see...:)

13. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

In 10 years time™

20. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

AAAAA I WANT TO GIVE A DISLIKE!

46. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

it's ok dude, for troll green thumbs mean red thumbs.

25. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

red thumb!

26. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Dislike

27. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Wow Nokiawp8 users in denial now. Red thumbs. I don't see wp8 doing well, just up by 2% is that all, lmfao. Well Android iOs have risen staggeringly. And how could it be the best OS, when it hardly has any apps and games! Takes over 6to9 months for an app to reach wp8. Has no 1080p No quadcore Still on 720p When wp9 comes out it will have them, but that's 2014 june we have to wait for. Pathetic™

29. bulgyjj

Posts: 27; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

No that "pathetic" part is you

33. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Tell us more than one logical reason you would need a 1080p screen? As most sites confirm that a human can't distinguish anything higher than 300ppi. Tell us why you need a quad core processor on a phone? does that 4 core's send your text messages 4 times faster than a single core? Even most high end games on PC's don't make use a all 4 core's! So please with you knowledge explain to us why people need this stuff?

38. LumiaLover

Posts: 237; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Have you seen the movie Trollhunter? Trolls are ugly unintelligent creatures...just saying!

40. rassouli5 unregistered

you want to play games, go buy PS or Xbox. You want Quad Core & 1080p, go buy a laptop. I'm sure the price is the same as a Galaxy S4.

41. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

I want a smartphone that can do all of that and more so I chose Android and Symbian, not some wannabe smartphone that is actually a featurephone. And yes, I want the TRUE PUREVIEW only found in Nokia 808 PureView, not some diluted marketing BS FauxView. Ever took 38MP pictures with your FauxView yet? I didn't think so.

45. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

in 1 year 2 months 13 days 17 hours 11 minutes and 44 seconds.

42. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

So tell me how smart is your smartphone? Does the alarm go off when the phone is battery pull-off then back on but still turned off? Does it have REAL multitasking? Can you browse the filesystem and mass storage without a PC? Can you hook it up to an HDMI port to share your reports you've made to an HDMI enabled projector? Or maybe an HDMI HDTV? Can it open 38 apps at the same time without reloading the app? So it begs the question; IS WP REALLY A SMARTPHONE OS?

2. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

A RED THUMB DOWN FROM TROLL™

10. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Sorry mate, no thumbs down this time. Ask PA to return it back.. :)

3. suyogonhisown

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

it was on symbian 3 years ago !! nokia where are u heading with windows phone ?..No where

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Nope, they're heading from "door to door", "house to house"....not just windows, if you know what i mean! :) Would you look at that screen?? Seamless!!!

5. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

Where the hell is thumb down option?

6. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Antitroll measures

7. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Thats right wtf happened to red thumbs? I wonder what's next by PA... you can't thumbs up! Wth is wrong with PA, that is pathetic and useless you can't thumb down if someone dissagree...®

8. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

Thats so sad.

9. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

You cant thumb down, only up; Engadget and several other sites use dto have both as well and got rid of the thumb down/dislike button because of trolls like you defacing the comments section. That's also why Facebook doesnt have a dislike button.

12. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Lmao, Trolls like me... Says the Exkurogane the Troll! .well atleast GsmArena on the blog section you can thumb down. PA will be loosing lot of regulars, they already have, there were so many regulars that don't post anymore.®

14. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

well im sure everyone left on here wont mind you go to, infact if you leave we might be able to have real discussions instead of having you flood the comment section with your copy and paste recycled comments your boring, same old same old, lets face it you talk about leaving to other sites but your all talk, you crave attention and will never leave P.A hope you keep up with these measures and ban this troll account everytime it pops up

15. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

best comment of the week already. this comes from a person that BARELY participates in any of these discussions

16. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Says the angry kid whose always in a violent aggressive mood, and kicks off when someone posts negative about NokiaWp8Symbian..... There are more haters that wants you not to post, cause all you do is bully, you are much worser than Trolls! So speaking the truth is known as Trolling and BS, you live in a life full of lies that you believe the truth is false. Well jealous Nokiawp8symbian fanboy you are! We understand that you'r brand and platform is getting funded by MS, so Nokia are tied bitches slaves to MS. We feel you'r frustrations and anger. We Androids, Fandroids Samsung Sony Lg Htc fans are proud and there doing well, unlike your's are living dead, sad pathetic useless platform™

17. deburocks

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 20, 2013

not all fandroids, lg, htc , sony fans are like u.. If they are , then ----)))) hopeless is the correct word . But ur really "A SPECIAL KID" . Hahahha. Anyways i like ur enthusiasm..

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