Watch the Lumia 930 get organically charged by apples and potatoes

Watch the Lumia 930 get organically charged by apples and potatoes
To mark the bundle release of Lumia 930 with free wireless charger in the UK, Microsoft tasked the artist Caleb Charland with creating the biggest organic charger in the form of an outdoor installation. More than 800 apples and potatoes went to create the amperage necessary for juicing a Lumia 930 via its wireless pad.

The installation is a giant wall of sorts, with hundreds of those food staples pinned to it, creating sufficient electric current to pump through Nokia's Qi wireless charging plate, and top off the Windows Phone flagship. A pretty ingenious publicity stunt that has surely made people talk about the Lumia 930 and its wireless charging abilities with relatively minor investment, especially if the huge organic charger became french fries and apple pie afterwards.

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Lumia 930
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2420 mAh(15.5h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

What a great way to save in electricity bill!

2. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

Coherences come effortlessly

12. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

Apples and potatoes right?

3. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

that is a beautiful device.........!!! and nice work team nokia.

4. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

yes, I was considering to buy it but I learnt its battery life sucks

14. mousesports

Posts: 286; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

you can go to suck samsung phone or HTC , go away from nokia if you dont want to buy no one force you ! PS battery life is better then 920 or 925 !

15. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

wtf ??? nokia fanboys are very angry first calm down and learn to respect others opinions ok ? if battery life better than 920 so 920 has no battery life lol and second dont reply me like you did once you piece of sh**

5. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

I'm considering this phone as my first WP device. But it's too thick and it has poor battery and no sd card slot. Should I wait Note 4 or get this beautiful phone? :/

7. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Definitely Note 4.

8. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

If you want Android then go for Note 4 otherwise get this WP NL930.

9. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

If the note 4 is the alternative, you should definitely go for the 1520 instead of the 930...!!!

13. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

If you are looking at a note 4, then 1520 or 1525. The 930 is more akin to the s5. Also here is a review that states otherwise about the battery.http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/reviews/mobile-phone/3510041/nokia-lumia-930-review/ SD card slot with 32gb on board? Meh just use one drive, you can play videos from one drive so no big, and with xbox music my 8gb of music at home is synced so i never eats up my phones memory which for me is a paultry 16gb. Combined with the fact i have a office365 account that the family shares, that means each of the 5 users gets 1tb of storage. 1TB, so really right now other than apps, my phone is a 1.2TB storage streaming machine.

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I plugged my the 930 in my Apple but no avail. My Apple is low in battery. It saids there to plug it in an... oh they're talking about the fruit. Sorry! Lol!

10. wax33

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 06, 2014

1. Any phone could be charged by potatoes. 2. Seems like a waste of apples and potatoes. Had the guy used dung, on the other hand...

11. hurrycanger

Posts: 1764; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

but it's natural. Many people would believe it's a better way to charge your phone instead of plugging into a wall socket... or a portable charger. xD

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