Windows Phone calls in sick again with crazy mountain bike footage caught on Nokia Lumia Icon



You may remember a little over a month ago when the team at Windows Phone offered up one potential way to make the most of taking a sick day. We were treated to some intense skiing video captured entirely on a Nokia Lumia Icon, which is available with Verizon Wireless.

Spring is in the air (at least in the northern hemisphere), the snow is melting so it is time to maybe call in sick again and whip out the mountain bike. Now we really liked the skiing video, no doubt the Lumia Icon is some serious hardware ready for the task.

The Lumia Icon’s quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU and Adreno 330 GPU, along with the sweet PureView camera equipped with optical image stabilization, and four directional microphones are a recipe to record some stunning video.

These mountain bikers obviously had a blast on the trail and it goes to show that more can be done on a sick day than lying in bed.

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31 Comments

1. Calm_down_mon

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

What is filming the nokia ?

3. sgodsell

Posts: 6653; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

They can't tell you the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help you, you know who. ;-)

14. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

You're just trolling every WP article, second to comment. The truth is WP influenced software with Flat UI, smartphone integration etc and Nokia influenced Camera and colored smartphones trend.

6. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2343; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Another Nokia.....

2. AJagtiani

Posts: 466; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

WP & Nokia FTW!

8. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Has no apps and games

15. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

lol man stop this non sense .... i am android fan but WP is a good n getting better .... just give it some time.......

20. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

TROLL DETECTED

16. aksa123

Posts: 365; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Go home WP, you're sick !

21. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

TROLL DETECTED

22. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

It has no bank apps Truth detected Don't live in denial

24. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

I DON'T care about the stupid bank apps, I don't even have a credit card.

25. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

What do you expect from kids Troll detected

31. znellu

Posts: 82; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Look at yourself and think about what you're doing, 'so grown up man'. Trolling on every WP article and calling others kids. Wow.

29. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2343; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Wellsfargo is there...... Keep living in hate

4. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2251; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

thats sick...

5. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

I really wish Nokia didn't get bought out by Microsoft. They make amazing hardware, however i will never use one as my personal device with that (in my opinion) horrendous operating system.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2343; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Awesome!!! Can't wait for the 930 or the next 1020

9. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

WP and Nokia are trendsetters both from a hardware and software perspective. Love the package they create.

10. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

All high end smart phone camera are good enough why Mokia focus all their marketing effort on just camera? They really don't have any other feature to sell?? Trendsetters are really every one else except Mokia.

13. Penny

Posts: 1844; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

That's definitely not all they have to sell above other brands, but is definitely the major standout. In addition to top tier cameras, they also have: - Good designs and personality (subjective) - Superior audio recording (3-4 HAAC mics) - Superior displays (ClearBlack tech for outdoor visibility, actually really good in real life) - Supersensitive touchscreen - Pretty good speakers - Superior strength and durability - Affordability So yeah, Nokia has other features to sell, and their hardware represents a great overall package.

23. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

They sick when it comes to specs They are the last to enter the 2Gb Ram and quad core Cpus

30. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2343; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Maybe because it doesn't NEED so much RAM or CORES, just so it won't LAGG

11. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

You clearly don't understand how to break into a market dominated by the two biggest platform. The they focus on the camera because they see it as a major way to stand out, when you hear the name Lumia you instantly think of camera, low end is where the user experience takes front stage, that is where Windows Phone shows of its brilliance hence the L520 , the camera plays a minor role the software takes the major role. You clearly missed that. WP is a trendsetter in that everybody has clearly adopted the UI Flat design approach which it started with Software, no more Skeuomorphism, how is that not a trend setter?, The design language is front and center of any mobile device. They set that trend. Your favorite OS in influenced by it, plain and simple.

19. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

The difference between METRO UI and flat UI used by others is that....others just made their already used icons flat....unlike microsoft which went for flat, colourful tiles..... Google has been pushing flat ui before ICS...but they took steps slowly and gradually....

12. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Haters gonna hate... the Lumia Icon is a great performing smartphone! Also, loving the active lifestyle of the Windows Phone adverts!!!

17. Ikechukwu

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 03, 2011

Seating here patiently waiting.... Waiting for the next 1520, I'll wait for you my dear

18. Ahmadovich

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 16, 2014

I prefer lying in bed hehe. :3

26. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

I prefer Go Pro ! lol

27. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Love to know what mounts they used.

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