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sunnybyday 05-10-2013 08:13 AM

Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon - FREE or $99 after MIR, + $25 Credit, on 2 year Contract
 
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Nokia has announced the Lumia 928 Windows Phone, which will be heading to Verizon and will be available May 16th.

Pricing for the Lumia 928 will be $99.99 after a $50 main-in-rebate, when taken out with a two-year contract. Its live now on Verizonwireless.com and stores. Use your favorite cashback site for more cashback - $40 cb on one of them to make the deal sweeter.

LIVE NOW!
Verizon Wireless Nokia Lumia 928 [verizonwireless.com]

White Shipping now, Black will ship on May 20th per the website.

Verizon Nokia Lumia 928 - Free on Wirefly via BoA Add It Up (w/ Contract) - Thanks Curtieson

1) Go to BoA Online Account.
2) Scroll to the bottom and click the "add it up" button; a new window will open
3) Search for Wirefly in retailers - you will see a 50 off deal for phones
4) Click the link, you will be sent to Wirefly's website

Also available at these stores:

Newegg - $29.99 NewEgg [newegg.com]
Sam’s Club - $49.74
RadioShack - $49.99 RadioShack [radioshackwireless.com]


Just buy the phone through that, and make sure you see the 50 credit somewhere on the page. It is not instant, you will get the cash back in like a month.

The Lumia 928 sports a 4.5-inch AMOLED display (PureMotion HD+), 8.7MP camera (PureView, Carl Zeiss, OIS and Xenon flash), 4G LTE connectivity, wireless charging, three HAAC microphones and a loud speaker. It's an improved Lumia 920.

As a limited time offer, those who purchase the Nokia Lumia 928 will get a $25 credit for Windows Phone apps and games.

The Global Ready™ Nokia Lumia 928 with wireless charging capabilities will be available on May 16th at VerizonWireless.com and at your local Verizon Wireless Store for a price of $99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Also, a new 2-year service agreement is required.

Nokia Lumia 928 Specifications and full details -
Nokia.com Lumia 928 [nokia.com]

Get details for the phone/announcement on Nokia blog -
Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon [nokia.com]

wikipost 05-10-2013 08:13 AM

This post can and should be edited by users like you :)
 
Live Now!


Verizon Nokia Lumia 928 - Free on Wirefly via BoA Add It Up (w/ Contract) - Thanks Curtieson

1) Go to BoA Online Account.
2) Scroll to the bottom and click the "add it up" button; a new window will open
3) Search for Wirefly in retailers - you will see a 50 off deal for phones
4) Click the link, you will be sent to Wirefly's website

Just buy the phone through that, and make sure you see the 50 credit somewhere on the page. It is not instant, you will get the cash back in like a month.


Here are the details for the $25 App credit.
http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app/
http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app/pu.../rules.pdf

From May 16, 2013 through June 23, 2013, purchase a Nokia Lumia 928 phone and visit http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app. Then log-in to your Microsoft account that you set up after purchasing your phone (any time between May 16, 2013 and July 7, 2013). If you do not have a Microsoft account, you can create one at www.live.com. Then, follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including the IMEI number of the phone you purchased (located on the outside of the box). During the Giveaway Period, those who register and enter a valid IMEI number that is confirmed by Sponsor will receive a $25 credit to the Windows Phone Store (www.windowsphone.com/store) (the "Offer"). Redeem the code in the Wallet application on your new Windows Phone by September 29, 2013. Use your gift code for eligible purchases at the Windows Phone Store. Offer good in the 50 United States and D.C. The 25-digit gift code will expire after September 29, 2013 and you will not be able to redeem it after that date. Unused promotional gift code funds will also expire on September 29, 2013. Limit: Each participant may receive one (1) Offer per valid IMEI number. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than one (1) Offer per valid IMEI number by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's Offer and that participant may be disqualified. The Offer will be fulfilled within two (2) hours of confirmation of purchase.

kjohn008 05-10-2013 08:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59373048)
Nokia has announced the Lumia 928 Windows Phone, which will be heading to Verizon and will be available May 16th.

Pricing for the Lumia 928 will be $99.99 after a $50 main-in-rebate, when taken out with a two-year contract.

The Lumia 928 sports a 4.5-inch AMOLED display (PureMotion HD+), 8.7MP camera (PureView, Carl Zeiss, OIS and Xenon flash), 4G LTE connectivity, wireless charging, three HAAC microphones and a loud speaker. It's an improved Lumia 920.

As a limited time offer, those who purchase the Nokia Lumia 928 will get a $25 credit for Windows Phone apps and games.


Link??

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 08:27 AM

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Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59373254)
Link??

It was just announced for may 16th release, so the Verizon website might take some time to update. I will add it to the OP as soon as it is available.

The news is there in all tech blogs, websites,:

kjohn008 05-10-2013 08:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59373368)
It was just announced for may 16th release, so the Verizon website might take some time to update. I will add it to the OP as soon as it is available.

The news is there in all tech blogs, websites, eg:
http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/10...lease-date

thanks
Do you know the price without contract?

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 09:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59373648)
thanks
Do you know the price without contract?

It should be around $450. That is the price of 920 and can't see this being substantially different.

surfever 05-10-2013 10:31 AM

Looks great
 
It looks nice!! hmm better than my lumia 920 :(

blacksoxing 05-10-2013 10:32 AM

If the retail price was about 300...I'd buy it

I ain't losing my unlimited plan!!!!

kjohn008 05-10-2013 10:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59374416)
It should be around $450. That is the price of 920 and can't see this being substantially different.

is nokia lumia better than galaxy s3? i have currently s3 and planning to move to windows phones. any advise?

Gunbust3r 05-10-2013 10:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blacksoxing (Post 59376390)
If the retail price was about 300...I'd buy it

Indeed, sub $300 off contract and confirmation of unlocked and working with T-Mobile will have me pulling the trigger.

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 10:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59376450)
is nokia lumia better than galaxy s3? i have currently s3 and planning to move to windows phones. any advise?

Camera is better - has Optical image stabilization and great low light pics, built in wireless charging (hence thicker than S3), looks better IMO, specs are more or less similar, s3 supports microSD, this does not. If you are heavily into to google ecosystem, Android will work better for you. Otherwise, the windows phone OS is very fluid, pretty and has no lags. Hope this helped.

kjohn008 05-10-2013 10:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59376662)
Camera is better - has Optical image stabilization and great low light pics, built in wireless charging (hence thicker than S3), looks better IMO, specs are more or less similar, s3 supports microSD, this does not. If you are heavily into to google ecosystem, Android will work better for you. Otherwise, the windows phone OS is very fluid, pretty and has no lags. Hope this helped.

Thanks for wonderful explanation. how is notification works in windows phone? is it better than android or worst?

sumo28 05-10-2013 11:02 AM

the press release made it sounds like you need to buy the dock for the wireless charging still.

Anyone know how the windows 8 app store is?? And how easy to root this phone? I am leaning toward an android phone b/c they are rooted easily and big app store

sd444 05-10-2013 11:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59376662)
Camera is better - has Optical image stabilization and great low light pics, built in wireless charging (hence thicker than S3), looks better IMO, specs are more or less similar, s3 supports microSD, this does not. If you are heavily into to google ecosystem, Android will work better for you. Otherwise, the windows phone OS is very fluid, pretty and has no lags. Hope this helped.

Until Nokia shoves that 41Mpix camera from the 808 into a windows phone device, their camera's aren't any better that what is out there.

sd444 05-10-2013 11:11 AM

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Originally Posted by sumo28 (Post 59377250)
the press release made it sounds like you need to buy the dock for the wireless charging still.

Anyone know how the windows 8 app store is?? And how easy to root this phone? I am leaning toward an android phone b/c they are rooted easily and big app store

..........

loupgarou 05-10-2013 11:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59376846)
Thanks for wonderful explanation. how is notification works in windows phone? is it better than android or worst?

Worse, it is not unified. Tiles can show counts or other info (e.g., latest email received) and there are toast notifications (bar up top that can be swiped away), but there is no unified notification center. As a WP8 user coming from android, I missed having a notification tray at first, but after a while I find I don't really care...that's just me though.
Quote:

Originally Posted by sumo28 (Post 59377250)
the press release made it sounds like you need to buy the dock for the wireless charging still.

Anyone know how the windows 8 app store is?? And how easy to root this phone? I am leaning toward an android phone b/c they are rooted easily and big app store

Well, yeah, you need to buy a wireless charging pad to charge it.
WP8 store is...OK. It really depends on what you're looking to do with your phone so you can determine what apps are available. Personally, the only app that I am really missing from Android is an official TiVo app for scheduling recordings. WP8 phones are unrootable. It sounds like you don't have a smartphone right now, if that's the case, I'm curious...why do you want to root your phone?

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Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59377572)
..........

That's true for the Windows 8 app store, however, that image is not true anymore for WP8, IMO. It's not great but it is by no means the ghost town it was 6-8mos ago.

bocondo 05-10-2013 11:14 AM

wow... looks good... windows phone has made transition to actually challenge Android.

cheep1975 05-10-2013 11:15 AM

time to get out of ATT finally

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59377540)
Until Nokia shoves that 41Mpix camera from the 808 into a windows phone device, their camera's aren't any better that what is out there.

BS .. See the images for yourself comparing S3 with 920 and 808 purview - the 920 image is best (check out full screen), 808 second and S3 third in this test (you can hardly see anything in S3). The Nokia Lumia Pureview in 920/928 is THE best in low lights, any camera will take good pictures in daylight.

I am not sure it will convince you, but it should help others with open eyes/mind.

DPReview Compare S3 NL920 Pureview [dpreview.com]

zarfus 05-10-2013 11:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59377540)
Until Nokia shoves that 41Mpix camera from the 808 into a windows phone device, their camera's aren't any better that what is out there.

As a lumia 920 owner since launch day, I think you're insane. The low light pics from this phone blow away any other phone. Period. Daylight is comparable, but not low light.

sd444 05-10-2013 11:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59377988)
BS .. See the images for yourself comparing S3 with 920 and 808 purview - the 920 image is best (check out full screen), 808 second and S3 third in this test (you can hardly see anything in S3). The Nokia Lumia Pureview in 920/928 is THE best in low lights, any camera will take good pictures in daylight.

I am not sure it will convince you, but it should help others with open eyes/mind.

DPReview Compare S3 NL920 Pureview [dpreview.com]

Just went through this comparison. 920 does low light better but look at how noisy that is; regular pictures don't look that great:
http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/fe...ia_808.php

920 even had to have the camera hardware tweaked for the 925/928 models because software can only fix so much. You were aware of that right? Because you seem to be lumping the 920 and 928 together like they are the same.

Nokia is putting that "inferior" 808 camera into the Nokia EOS:
http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20...PD205.html

I'll come back to windows phone for the Nokia EOS.

sd444 05-10-2013 11:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zarfus (Post 59378722)
As a lumia 920 owner since launch day, I think you're insane. The low light pics from this phone blow away any other phone. Period. Daylight is comparable, but not low light.

Just went through this picking phones. There was a difference but once you put low light/night mode on other phones, I was not "blown away." Factor in switching to windows phone meant less camera settings and overall platform switching costs.

Now the Nokia EOS will blow away all phones.

zarfus 05-10-2013 11:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59378934)
Just went through this picking phones. There was a difference but once you put low light/night mode on other phones, I was not "blown away." Factor in switching to windows phone meant less camera settings and overall platform switching costs.

Now the Nokia EOS will blow away all phones.

:wave:

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 12:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59378794)
Just went through this comparison. 920 does low light better but look at how noisy that is; regular pictures don't look that great:
http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/fe...ia_808.php

920 even had to have the camera hardware tweaked for the 925/928 models because software can only fix so much. You were aware of that right? Because you seem to be lumping the 920 and 928 together like they are the same.

Nokia is putting that "inferior" 808 camera into the Nokia EOS:
http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20...PD205.html

I'll come back to windows phone for the Nokia EOS.

Even the link you gave places Nokia 808 first, Nokia 920 second and Sony Xperia third. So what was your point? Its not really bad. Post software update, NL920 images are even better - daytime as well. The Lumia 928 (the topic of this thread) is supposed to be even better. The pureview 808 with 41 mp may be the best ever, agreed, but it is probably not yet ready to be put in a slim profile phone. Till that happens, the Nokia Lumia 928 and Lumia 920 are the best low light you can get.

Gabik123 05-10-2013 12:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59379250)
Even the link you gave places Nokia 808 first, Nokia 920 second and Sony Xperia third. So what was your point? Its not really bad. Post software update, NL920 images are even better - daytime as well. The Lumia 928 (the topic of this thread) is supposed to be even better. The pureview 808 with 41 mp may be the best ever, agreed, but it is probably not yet ready to be put in a slim profile phone. Till that happens, the Nokia Lumia 928 and Lumia 920 are the best low light you can get.

Yea, the 928 just has that xeon flash that is better than the 920's.

Don't count out the HTC One - in my experience, it takes better low-light pictures than even the 920 (I've used both and compared them). Only problem is the lower resolution makes cropping the pictures for printing a little more difficult, but by no means a dealbreaker.

sd444 05-10-2013 12:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59379250)
Even the link you gave places Nokia 808 first, Nokia 920 second and Sony Xperia third. So what was your point? Its not really bad. Post software update, NL920 images are even better - daytime as well. The Lumia 928 (the topic of this thread) is supposed to be even better. The pureview 808 with 41 mp may be the best ever, agreed, but it is probably not yet ready to be put in a slim profile phone. Till that happens, the Nokia Lumia 928 and Lumia 920 are the best low light you can get.

That's my point. Upgrading from a fairly new handset (non crappy 8mp or higher) it's not that big of a jump. That is what my original comment was about.

|-s3/s4-808-----------------------------------------------------920-928-Nokia EOS--|
vs reality:
|-s3/s4---920--928--------------------------------------------808-------Nokia EOS--|

They are marked improvements but still lacking when compared to the 808. For someone who doesn't own a smartphone or has a POS and wants the best overall camera, the 925/928 are it--until the EOS.

sd40 05-10-2013 12:19 PM

Anyone who says 920 is not much better in low light than other phones is probably just a troll. It simply KILLS other phones in low light. The new HTC One has caught up a little but still worse than the 920.

I read somewhere that the 928 comes with improved the daylight picture quality as well.

getdealsonline 05-10-2013 12:20 PM

here's my very brief review on Lumia 920 if you're interested ..

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=59349056&postcount=118

ps: I am almost prepared to recycle it and afford the HTC One :D

sd40 05-10-2013 12:23 PM

Some video and photo samples here.

http://wmpoweruser.com/nokia-lumi...k-amazing/

Switching2Geico 05-10-2013 12:29 PM

Any deal on note 2?

sd444 05-10-2013 12:31 PM

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Originally Posted by sd40 (Post 59379864)
Anyone who says 920 is not much better in low light than other phones is probably just a troll. It simply KILLS other phones in low light. The new HTC One has caught up a little but still worse than the 920.

I read somewhere that the 928 comes with improved the daylight picture quality as well.

:lol:

I didn't even badmouth the camera. I said it's still great, just not super-awesome-I-can't-believe-this-isn't-a-DSLR great.

JimboLodisC 05-10-2013 12:37 PM

If you're looking for the best Windows Phone on Verizon, get this 928.

If you're looking for the best Windows Phone, you should have gotten the 928 six months ago when it was called the 920 from AT&T.

If you're looking for the best smartphone, don't get a Windows Phone.

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 12:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JimboLodisC (Post 59380472)
..
If you're looking for the best smartphone, don't get a Windows Phone.


may be true for you, its your opinion. just can't believe it applies to everybody.

cukoodukoo 05-10-2013 12:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by blacksoxing (Post 59376390)
If the retail price was about 300...I'd buy it

I ain't losing my unlimited plan!!!!

The unlimited plan will stay only if you buy a 3G phone. If you buy a 4G phone outright and activate it, u lose it.

TJK 05-10-2013 12:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by getdealsonline (Post 59379914)
here's my very brief review on Lumia 920 if you're interested ..

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=59349056&postcount=118

You just want it to be another ios which it is not..

cukoodukoo 05-10-2013 12:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59380762)
The unlimited plan will stay only if you buy a 3G phone. If you buy a 4G phone outright and activate it, u lose it.

I am looking for a phone which is fast , well built with the best battery life. Still don't seem to find one that fits my purpose. I was almost about to buy the Note 2 but ugh that plastic...

BigCTM 05-10-2013 12:51 PM

Not true...I have bought several 4G phones outright and activated them and still have unlimited.

Quote:

Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59380762)
The unlimited plan will stay only if you buy a 3G phone. If you buy a 4G phone outright and activate it, u lose it.


tornadog 05-10-2013 12:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59380762)
The unlimited plan will stay only if you buy a 3G phone. If you buy a 4G phone outright and activate it, u lose it.


That's wrong info. You can activate any 4g phone on ur account and keep unlimited, as long as you pay full price and not extend your contract.

originalandrew 05-10-2013 01:05 PM

I'll be getting this on day one =D AWESOME price.

Thank, OP, been waiting for this.

SlickDealJosh 05-10-2013 01:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59380724)
may be true for you, its your opinion. just can't believe it applies to everybody.

The market decides and the market has said they don't want Lumia's or Windows Phones for that matter. People are buying Android first followed by iOS.

loupgarou 05-10-2013 01:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59381362)
The market decides and the market has said they don't want Lumia's or Windows Phones for that matter. People are buying Android first followed by iOS.

While I don't think WP is going to take the smartphone market by storm anytime soon, their marketshare is increasing. If "the market has said they don't want Lumia's or Windows Phones for that matter," this would not be the case.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/...21786.html

And yes, I know the link says Nokia marketshare has dropped, that is due to people ditching Symbian phones.

cukoodukoo 05-10-2013 01:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tornadog (Post 59381126)
That's wrong info. You can activate any 4g phone on ur account and keep unlimited, as long as you pay full price and not extend your contract.

Quote:

Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59381640)
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Quote:

Originally Posted by BigCTM (Post 59380890)
Not true...I have bought several 4G phones outright and activated them and still have unlimited.

Well then that's good news for me. Appreciate your confirmation

cukoodukoo 05-10-2013 01:22 PM

I wonder how good the battery life might be[real life]

SittingMoose 05-10-2013 01:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59381362)
The market decides and the market has said they don't want Lumia's or Windows Phones for that matter. People are buying Android first followed by iOS.

In that case:

Toyota makes the best car.

Windows 8 is better than Mac OS X.

etc. etc.

Even if things are priced similarly, sometimes drones just buy what they want to buy. Doesn't make that product better necessarily.

There isn't a single thing that I actually WANT/WANTED to do on my Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus, Motorola Triumph, Iphone 4 that I can't/couldn't do on my Lumia 810.

SlickDealJosh 05-10-2013 01:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SittingMoose (Post 59381818)
In that case:

Toyota makes the best car.

Windows 8 is better than Mac OS X.

etc. etc.

Even if things are priced similarly, sometimes drones just buy what they want to buy. Doesn't make that product better necessarily.

There isn't a single thing that I actually WANT/WANTED to do on my Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus, Motorola Triumph, Iphone 4 that I can't/couldn't do on my Lumia 810.

Then your using your phone wrong or not to its full potential. Quality apps don't launch on Windows Phone and never will. They launch on iOS first then they go to Android. Windows 8 is indeed better than OS X and Toyota does make one of the better built vehicles in the U.S.

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 01:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59382258)
Then your using your phone wrong or not to its full potential. Quality apps don't launch on Windows Phone and never will. They launch on iOS first then they go to Android. Windows 8 is indeed better than OS X and Toyota does make one of the better built vehicles in the U.S.

Not true at all. Windows Phone has all but 1 or 2 of the top 50 apps - I only remember instagram not being on WP out of those. There too, 3rd party options are available. Either ways, Android is not the benchmark for apps, iOS/iPhone is. Vine is still not on android, instagram came after a year and there are many other apps that are still not on Android.

I second him, everything I want to do on my phone - I can do on my Windows Phone 8 device (and I also have Android).

jwcdis 05-10-2013 01:50 PM

I would have taken this phone 6 months ago but not anymore unless there is a fabulous offer like the one HTC is offering for the One.

SlickDealJosh 05-10-2013 01:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59382444)
Not true at all. Windows Phone has all but 1 or 2 of the top 50 apps - I only remember instagram not being on WP out of those. There too, 3rd party options are available. Either ways, Android is not the benchmark for apps, iOS/iPhone is. Vine is still not on android, instagram came after a year and there are many other apps that are still not on Android.

I second him, everything I want to do on my phone - I can do on my Windows Phone 8 device (and I also have Android).

I would believe you but you posted this from the official slickdeals app for ANDROID. Can't do that on WP8. Honestly businesses aren't even adopting Windows Phone. They all use iOS and Android. Sometimes the reality just hurts. I will keep trolling until you understand that Windows Phone is not competition for iOS and Android.

SittingMoose 05-10-2013 02:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59382258)
Then your using your phone wrong or not to its full potential. Quality apps don't launch on Windows Phone and never will. They launch on iOS first then they go to Android. Windows 8 is indeed better than OS X and Toyota does make one of the better built vehicles in the U.S.

Okay, clearly you're not going to be convinced and I won't convince you.

BUT...

Windows 8 is not better than Mac OS X. Mac OS X is not better than Windows 8. It's two different segments. That's how corporations exist and prevent monopolies. They attack different user needs and develop products based on user needs that other products may not be adhering to.

Toyota makes good vehicles for people who want cheap but reliable. Drawbacks are that they are extremely boring. BMW makes amazing machines that are incredibly fun to drive but are expensive and expensive to maintain. Which one is better? Well, that depends on the consumer.

Same thing with WP8. I want battery life, fluidity, the basic apps, and something different. So I love WP8 and think it's better than the other OS's. Make sense?

sunnybyday 05-10-2013 02:02 PM

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Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59382610)
I would believe you but you posted this from the official slickdeals app for ANDROID. Can't do that on WP8. Honestly businesses aren't even adopting Windows Phone. They all use iOS and Android. Sometimes the reality just hurts. I will keep trolling until you understand that Windows Phone is not competition for iOS and Android.

Yes I did post from SD Android app, but will I ignore Windows Phone just because of one app? Not at all. The m.slickdeals.net is still great on my Lumia (and faster than the android app) till they release one for windows phone. In fact that is why I am in a better position to appreciate WP for what it is really good at. I will never trash android, but Windows Phone is just awesome in so many aspects, very fast and modern, never crashes etc. App situation has improved a lot and it can only get better. I have seen the same app drought in android earlier, which is no more the case. You have to use WP to appreciate it better.

Schooby 05-10-2013 02:24 PM

Please agree to disagree but stop the insults, thanks.

telveer 05-10-2013 02:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59377988)
BS .. See the images for yourself comparing S3 with 920 and 808 purview - the 920 image is best (check out full screen), 808 second and S3 third in this test (you can hardly see anything in S3). The Nokia Lumia Pureview in 920/928 is THE best in low lights, any camera will take good pictures in daylight.

I am not sure it will convince you, but it should help others with open eyes/mind.

DPReview Compare S3 NL920 Pureview [dpreview.com]

Honestly, in such conditions, I would rather use a SLR or high-quality point-and-shoot. In a pinch, these Nokia phones do take better low-light pics as opposed to an S3 but I would not write home about any of these photos.

J0h0nny0nthesp0t 05-10-2013 02:34 PM

Android only!!!!

getdealsonline 05-10-2013 02:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TJK (Post 59380824)
You just want it to be another ios which it is not..

lol, not really I wanted the best of both worlds ;)

jwcdis 05-10-2013 02:47 PM

I think I should ask.. How is this a SD?
Seems like its on MSRP

WizeGuyDezignz 05-10-2013 02:59 PM

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Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59380272)
:lol:

I didn't even badmouth the camera. I said it's still great, just not super-awesome-I-can't-believe-this-isn't-a-DSLR great.

You did this same song and dance in the 521 thread, we get that you don't like WP8.

And your camera opinion is so blatantly incorrect. The 920 and now this camera in the 928 absolutely obliterates anything else on the mobile market. Anything. By far.

Go to this link like someone posted earlier and just let your jaw drop. I would say that is definitely in the "super-awesome" category. Enjoy whatever OS you are running, but just leave this alone already.

http://wmpoweruser.com/nokia-lumi...k-amazing/

WizeGuyDezignz 05-10-2013 03:01 PM

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Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59373648)
thanks
Do you know the price without contract?

$499 off contract.

superfo 05-10-2013 03:17 PM

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Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59382258)
Then your using your phone wrong or not to its full potential. Quality apps don't launch on Windows Phone and never will. They launch on iOS first then they go to Android. Windows 8 is indeed better than OS X and Toyota does make one of the better built vehicles in the U.S.

Then you never have Windows Phone.

JimboLodisC 05-10-2013 03:17 PM

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Originally Posted by jwcdis (Post 59383882)
I think I should ask.. How is this a SD?
Seems like its on MSRP

I was wondering the same thing!

superfo 05-10-2013 03:23 PM

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Originally Posted by J0h0nny0nthesp0t (Post 59383548)
Android only!!!!

WP Only!!!!!!

superfo 05-10-2013 03:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JimboLodisC (Post 59384500)
I was wondering the same thing!

Quote:

Originally Posted by jwcdis (Post 59383882)
I think I should ask.. How is this a SD?
Seems like its on MSRP

Same as when they post about Nexus 4.

BigCTM 05-10-2013 03:34 PM

Web OS Only!

kalel33 05-10-2013 03:38 PM

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Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59380762)
The unlimited plan will stay only if you buy a 3G phone. If you buy a 4G phone outright and activate it, u lose it.

You are completely wrong on that. I'm a rep with Verizon and many people add 4G phones on lines with unlimited data and they get to keep it.

WizeGuyDezignz 05-10-2013 03:42 PM

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Originally Posted by kalel33 (Post 59384934)
You are completely wrong on that. I'm a rep with Verizon and many people add 4G phones on lines with unlimited data and they get to keep it.

I'm with you and will go a step further....he is 1,000% wrong. I do this very frequently and still have unlimited. I'm a phone-a-holic, thank you very much. :D

goibhniu 05-10-2013 04:05 PM

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Originally Posted by kjohn008 (Post 59376450)
is nokia lumia better than galaxy s3? i have currently s3 and planning to move to windows phones. any advise?

If you're looking at moving to a Windows phone, does it matter if the S3 is better or worse? It doesn't run Windows Phone.

At any rate...the 928 is the current flagship Windows 8 phone. It's mostly the same as the 920 (the previous leader on Windows) with just a couple of minor tweaks.

Quote:

Originally Posted by JimboLodisC (Post 59380472)
If you're looking for the best smartphone, don't get a Windows Phone.

I love it when people prattle on about what's "best", and how this thing is "better" or "worse" than some other thing, without:

a) mentioning any sort of criteria for their claims

and

b) considering that their own personal criteria may have no particular bearing on anyone else's criteria.

At any rate...plenty of people seem to disagree with your assessment: http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/2...rs-choice/

goibhniu 05-10-2013 04:09 PM

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Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59381362)
The market decides and the market has said they don't want Lumia's or Windows Phones for that matter. People are buying Android first followed by iOS.

You're making the assumption that the product with the most mass-market appeal is also the "best" product (still not providing any criteria as to how it would be "the best"). Clearly this is not the case.

goibhniu 05-10-2013 04:14 PM

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Originally Posted by SlickDealJosh (Post 59382258)
Quality apps don't launch on Windows Phone and never will. They launch on iOS first then they go to Android.

OK, it's clear that you're nothing more than a threadcrapper and a troll. Unless all you are doing is playing games, the majority of top apps from both Android and iOS are already available on Windows Phone 8, and more are being added every day.

miggy82 05-10-2013 04:35 PM

Here are the details for the $25 App credit.
http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app/
http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app/pu.../rules.pdf

From May 16, 2013 through June 23, 2013, purchase a Nokia Lumia 928 phone and visit http://wp.promo.eprize.com/app. Then log-in to your Microsoft account that you set up after purchasing your phone (any time between May 16, 2013 and July 7, 2013). If you do not have a Microsoft account, you can create one at www.live.com. Then, follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including the IMEI number of the phone you purchased (located on the outside of the box). During the Giveaway Period, those who register and enter a valid IMEI number that is confirmed by Sponsor will receive a $25 credit to the Windows Phone Store (www.windowsphone.com/store) (the "Offer"). Redeem the code in the Wallet application on your new Windows Phone by September 29, 2013. Use your gift code for eligible purchases at the Windows Phone Store. Offer good in the 50 United States and D.C. The 25-digit gift code will expire after September 29, 2013 and you will not be able to redeem it after that date. Unused promotional gift code funds will also expire on September 29, 2013. Limit: Each participant may receive one (1) Offer per valid IMEI number. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than one (1) Offer per valid IMEI number by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's Offer and that participant may be disqualified. The Offer will be fulfilled within two (2) hours of confirmation of purchase.

Wsgustafson 05-10-2013 04:47 PM

Is there a way a mod can please sensor SlickDealJosh? He has been trolling quite heavily and admitted to trolling in this thread. Users like him make the forums quite a bit less enjoyable.

miggy82 05-10-2013 04:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Wsgustafson (Post 59386184)
Is there a way a mod can please sensor SlickDealJosh? He has been trolling quite heavily and admitted to trolling in this thread. Users like him make the forums quite a bit less enjoyable.

Just click on the users name and select add to ignore list and you wont see that users posts anymore unless they post a deal thread that gets more then 3 thumbs up.

xon3R4Te 05-10-2013 05:02 PM

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Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59377540)
Until Nokia shoves that 41Mpix camera from the 808 into a windows phone device, their camera's aren't any better that what is out there.

Well this one has xenon flash and I know how you are with random features. Xenon! :lol:

That said, MSRP of largely a remake on a 6 month old phone that didn't have cutting edge specs at launch is not that slick.

JimboLodisC 05-10-2013 05:11 PM

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Originally Posted by goibhniu (Post 59385480)
If you're looking at moving to a Windows phone, does it matter if the S3 is better or worse? It doesn't run Windows Phone.

At any rate...the 928 is the current flagship Windows 8 phone. It's mostly the same as the 920 (the previous leader on Windows) with just a couple of minor tweaks.



I love it when people prattle on about what's "best", and how this thing is "better" or "worse" than some other thing, without:

a) mentioning any sort of criteria for their claims

and

b) considering that their own personal criteria may have no particular bearing on anyone else's criteria.

At any rate...plenty of people seem to disagree with your assessment: http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/2...rs-choice/

Mad because someone has an opinion? You won't last long on the Internet.

sd444 05-10-2013 05:12 PM

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Originally Posted by xon3R4Te (Post 59386400)
Well this one has xenon flash and I know how you are with random features. Xenon! :lol:

That said, MSRP of largely a remake on a 6 month old phone that didn't have cutting edge specs at launch is not that slick.

That's not a random feature and much welcomed. Check out LED vs xenon flashes in low light.

sd444 05-10-2013 05:46 PM

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59384106)
You did this same song and dance in the 521 thread, we get that you don't like WP8.

And your camera opinion is so blatantly incorrect. The 920 and now this camera in the 928 absolutely obliterates anything else on the mobile market. Anything. By far.

Go to this link like someone posted earlier and just let your jaw drop. I would say that is definitely in the "super-awesome" category. Enjoy whatever OS you are running, but just leave this alone already.

http://wmpoweruser.com/nokia-lumi...k-amazing/

I see marketing works. There's no other direct device comparison for those shots/video i.e. evidence to support your "super-awesome" camera opinion. How much better? Anything sacrificed to get those results? How much better than the 920? Increased noise? What about some devices also launching soon? Better cameras? I wish I could live in ignorant bliss and accept marketing as truth like you do.

SlickDealJosh 05-10-2013 05:48 PM

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Originally Posted by goibhniu (Post 59385650)
OK, it's clear that you're nothing more than a threadcrapper and a troll. Unless all you are doing is playing games, the majority of top apps from both Android and iOS are already available on Windows Phone 8, and more are being added every day.

Lol yeah buddy :) If I didn't troll you WP fanboys who would :)

hp79 05-10-2013 05:49 PM

I thought WindowsPhone is immune to stutters but I was wrong. I had Note1 (N7000) then upgraded to a Nokia 920 and I saw it lagging when switching from camera mode to open menu options and stuff. So it's not as bad as mid-range Android phones, but still lags time by time. The menu transitions are buttery smooth most times, but after a while I wished I can make that faster or disable the special effects because that slows down what I want to do. I felt like as if they are trying to mask the slowness of the phone using special effects.

Hardware build quality is the best though, even better than HTC One that I currently have. The screen and the thin plastic surrounding it was evenly placed, no wobbles, no out of alignment or anything unlike HTC One.

The main reason for returning it was lack of native data count (DataSense) function on AT&T as I use the cheapest data plan and still think it's too expensive. Somehow, AT&T disabled that feature. There's not even a 3rd party app for data usage monitoring. I never imagined such important function would be missing. Even iPhone has data counter even though it sucks.

Another reason for returning the 920 was that there's no Starbucks app along with couple more apps that are missing with no alternatives. Windows appstore still sucks, but I really hope it gets better.

The camera on Lumia 920 wasn't good as its hype, and nowhere close to original PureView brand cameraphone.

Wireless charging is cool and all, but it generates more heat because of the efficiency lacks. This could be potentially harmful for the battery life in the long term.

I know this deal is for 928, but I'm sure they are pretty close to each other.

NeverSummer07 05-10-2013 06:20 PM

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Originally Posted by loupgarou (Post 59377610)
Worse, it is not unified. Tiles can show counts or other info (e.g., latest email received) and there are toast notifications (bar up top that can be swiped away), but there is no unified notification center. As a WP8 user coming from android, I missed having a notification tray at first, but after a while I find I don't really care...that's just me though.

Just want to add Joe Belfiore from MS said they didn't have enough time to add unified notification when WP8 released. He said will be added in future OS upgrade.

goibhniu 05-10-2013 06:39 PM

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Originally Posted by JimboLodisC (Post 59386548)
Mad because someone has an opinion? You won't last long on the Internet.

Nope. As I said, I'm entertained by people who thump their chests and bray their opinions as if they were fact without even a shred of data to back them up. If you're going to tell people that "product X is the best" or "product y is the worst" then you had better be prepared to back that up with an explanation of why you feel that way. Otherwise you're just playing a game of "is not, is too!"

I mean, you've got a thread full of people talking about all of the things that they think are great about the Lumia 928 (and 920 before that), then some random nobody jumping in and saying "if you want the best phone, it's not a Windows phone," and that's it. You can't make a compelling case for your stance by just saying "nuh-uh!", and if you're not willing to make a case, then why should anyone care what your opinion is?

jwcdis 05-10-2013 06:45 PM

Nokia still has an event in London on May 14th. Possibly a new Lumia phone (AT&T Exclusive?)
Anyways you guys should wait before you get boned like me when I learned the upgrade path for my L900

cukoodukoo 05-10-2013 07:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jwcdis (Post 59387832)
Nokia still has an event in London on May 14th. Possibly a new Lumia phone (AT&T Exclusive?)
Anyways you guys should wait before you get boned like me when I learned the upgrade path for my L900

If Nokia continues its exclusivity act again.......I hope that it would be the end of that company.I bet it lost some business to htc when it pulled out that exclusivity with AT&T ( 920).I would have tried if the specs were better..those are last year specs.

kalel33 05-10-2013 07:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cukoodukoo (Post 59388270)
If Nokia continues its exclusivity act again.......I hope that it would be the end of that company.I bet it lost some business to htc when it pulled out that exclusivity with AT&T ( 920).I would have tried if the specs were better..those are last year specs.


You mean like the exclusivity that HTC had with every carrier getting their own version of the One X and the best one was with AT&T? HTC has finally learned their lesson, which was the hard way with lackluster sales. The One X was rated higher than the S3 and it was crushed in sales. Is the same thing going to happen this year again?

Diplomat 05-10-2013 08:21 PM

Good deal. now the house will have all smartphone os' s covered. wife will love nokia bc it looks just like her laptop.

dzboy15 05-10-2013 10:43 PM

thanks, but I will pass since I am not Verizon. :/

agliata 05-11-2013 04:45 AM

Current NOKIA Lumia 920 owner. Converted from Apple iOS and am very happy with Windows OS. The 920 rocks but this 928 is even better. Wish I could exchange mine for this one but I am very happy with NOKIA products (also had the 900). Solid phone and like I said the Windows OS every bit as good as Android and iOS (and I've had both). If you're thinking of switching to Windows OS you will not be disappointed!!!

JimboLodisC 05-11-2013 06:41 AM

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Originally Posted by goibhniu (Post 59387714)
Nope. As I said, I'm entertained by people who thump their chests and bray their opinions as if they were fact without even a shred of data to back them up. If you're going to tell people that "product X is the best" or "product y is the worst" then you had better be prepared to back that up with an explanation of why you feel that way. Otherwise you're just playing a game of "is not, is too!"

I mean, you've got a thread full of people talking about all of the things that they think are great about the Lumia 928 (and 920 before that), then some random nobody jumping in and saying "if you want the best phone, it's not a Windows phone," and that's it. You can't make a compelling case for your stance by just saying "nuh-uh!", and if you're not willing to make a case, then why should anyone care what your opinion is?

If you put down your toughguy shake, you'll see that I recommended both the Lumia 928 and the Lumia 920. If you want those phones, get them. If you don't want Windows phone, then by all means I'm not going to try and convince you to get it. I'm also not going to point out the obvious as to why Windows Phone isn't up to par with other mobile ecosystems. And you act like I'm the only one that feels this way. haha

Gwyn 05-11-2013 07:39 AM

Been waiting months for Verizon to get off their asses and announce a Windows phone actually worth owning. Will definitely be a first day buy for me unless it just feels disturbingly wrong in the hand. Hardware looks nice, with an improved flash and apparently significantly reduced power draw, meaning that the same battery as the Lumia 920 will last a lot longer with this device.

Of course, the next gen Lumia will be announced next week also, and probably have superior specs to this phone. Guess it's fine, though.

Redrotors 05-11-2013 08:53 AM

WP8 fnally have native SIP support? Is there a Talkatone / GrooVe IP type app available? I do a lot of calling on wifi / SIP / VoIP and WP7.x supported none of that. Love Nokia phones for their strong call signal reception (e71 and a 710) and the standalone GPS is a really nice feature but I could do more w/Symbian than WP7.x. A bit shy re WP8 having what I want.

xon3R4Te 05-11-2013 08:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gwyn (Post 59393358)
Of course, the next gen Lumia will be announced next week also, and probably have superior specs to this phone. Guess it's fine, though.

I think it's rumored to be "Catwalk" and not "EOS". "Catwalk" is just going to be another Lumia 920 remake. :lol:

danbfree 05-11-2013 09:41 AM

The Nokia is going to be a really nice Windows phone but the only "deal" here is a $25 bill credit... Heck, this weekend the activation fees are waived on all new lines at my Verizon retailer anyway ($35 savings)... If you have thought about switching to Verizon, it's not a bad time to do it... plus if you don't mind an S3, they are $50 or less at most places who sell Verizon now too... I'm definitely not trying to thread jack or sound like a commercial, but there are better deals than a $25 bill credit out there.

dogfish54 05-11-2013 03:46 PM

This is a great deal for a great device, but it's MSRP.

sd444 05-11-2013 04:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jwcdis (Post 59387832)
nokia still has an event in london on may 14th. possibly a new lumia phone (at&t exclusive?)
anyways you guys should wait before you get boned like me when i learned the upgrade path for my l900

925
928
625
eos

dogfish54 05-11-2013 06:30 PM

@jwcdis - Did you buy the 900 on contract? AT&T allowed a LOT of people to upgrade cheaply to the 920.

petard 05-11-2013 06:33 PM

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Originally Posted by blacksoxing (Post 59376390)
If the retail price was about 300...I'd buy it

I ain't losing my unlimited plan!!!!

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gunbust3r (Post 59376518)
Indeed, sub $300 off contract and confirmation of unlocked and working with T-Mobile will have me pulling the trigger.

There is no chance this will be less than $300 MSRP.

Also Verizon LTE phones usually work on T-Mobile except MMS. I don't know about Android but I've tried using both the Verizon HTC 8X and Lumia 822 on AT&T. Everything worked but MMS. The MMS configuration settings were locked in the OS, HTC's configuration app doesn't work on the Verizon 8X and the Nokia configuration app works and was able to get outgoing MMS to work but incoming would say "Message not found". I think Verizon uses a non-standard MMSC or something.

sunnybyday 05-12-2013 08:34 AM

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Originally Posted by dogfish54 (Post 59398952)
This is a great deal for a great device, but it's MSRP.

A couple of guys said its msrp, so I had to respond.

MSRP : $499
Contract Price : $149 ---> This is what most people will pay after MIR/store credit deal is over
Rebate: $50 (mir, will not be permanent)
Store Credit $25 (limited time)

Forget about msrp, I am guessing you referred to contract price. Here you are paying $99 or $75 (if you add store credit).So this is 30% off (with just mir) or 50% off (with store credit+mir). What am I missing? How is this msrp?

sumo28 05-12-2013 03:57 PM

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Originally Posted by loupgarou (Post 59377610)
Well, yeah, you need to buy a wireless charging pad to charge it.
WP8 store is...OK. It really depends on what you're looking to do with your phone so you can determine what apps are available. Personally, the only app that I am really missing from Android is an official TiVo app for scheduling recordings. WP8 phones are unrootable. It sounds like you don't have a smartphone right now, if that's the case, I'm curious...why do you want to root your phone?

Oh thanks for reply. my last phone was an android and I liked that it was easy to root. i'm not sure what the legit reasons for rooting a phone are besides removing cluttering, but i don't think my reasons were legitimate... I haven't had a phone for the past few months so i don't have any phone right now haha.

loupgarou 05-12-2013 05:12 PM

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Originally Posted by sumo28 (Post 59412726)
Oh thanks for reply. my last phone was an android and I liked that it was easy to root. i'm not sure what the legit reasons for rooting a phone are besides removing cluttering, but i don't think my reasons were legitimate... I haven't had a phone for the past few months so i don't have any phone right now haha.

Well the good news is that with WP8, there usually isn't much in the way of clutter and AFAIK you can uninstall any preinstalled junk that may be on them, at least I've been able to with the 2 we have.

Viipottaja 05-13-2013 07:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sumo28 (Post 59412726)
Oh thanks for reply. my last phone was an android and I liked that it was easy to root. i'm not sure what the legit reasons for rooting a phone are besides removing cluttering, but i don't think my reasons were legitimate... I haven't had a phone for the past few months so i don't have any phone right now haha.

Like loupgarou noted, on WP you can unistall any app. No need to root or any other voodoo tricks. :)

WizeGuyDezignz 05-13-2013 11:28 AM

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Originally Posted by goibhniu (Post 59385480)
If you're looking at moving to a Windows phone, does it matter if the S3 is better or worse? It doesn't run Windows Phone.

At any rate...the 928 is the current flagship Windows 8 phone. It's mostly the same as the 920 (the previous leader on Windows) with just a couple of minor tweaks.



I love it when people prattle on about what's "best", and how this thing is "better" or "worse" than some other thing, without:

a) mentioning any sort of criteria for their claims

and

b) considering that their own personal criteria may have no particular bearing on anyone else's criteria.

At any rate...plenty of people seem to disagree with your assessment: http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/2...rs-choice/

Let me start off by saying that the 928 is a day one buy for me. No question about it.

But those Engadget awards are a complete and utter joke. Look no further than the iPod Touch as the top audio device of the year. How laughable lol. And I understand it's reader's choice or whatever, but it's proof positive that the most popular isn't always the "best".

loupgarou 05-13-2013 01:09 PM

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59425658)
Let me start off by saying that the 928 is a day one buy for me. No question about it.

But those Engadget awards are a complete and utter joke. Look no further than the iPod Touch as the top audio device of the year. How laughable lol. And I understand it's reader's choice or whatever, but it's proof positive that the most popular isn't always the "best".

Weeeell...when you look at the options, I'd say that was the best choice. It's such a broad descriptor for a category though.

Also the Surface RT won best tablet? Really? I mean, there are some things I like about mine, but...no. Just no.

goibhniu 05-13-2013 01:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59425658)
But those Engadget awards are a complete and utter joke. Look no further than the iPod Touch as the top audio device of the year. How laughable lol. And I understand it's reader's choice or whatever, but it's proof positive that the most popular isn't always the "best".

I wasn't using that Engadget award as proof that the 920 was "the best smartphone of 2012". That would be stupid, specifically because the point of my post was to say that it's pointless to say that one thing is "the best" of a category without stating the criteria that the products are judged by. The reason that I brought up the Engadget award was to clearly illustrate the second point of my post, which was that just because someone has a set of criteria that are important to them doesn't mean that everyone else will value the same criteria. While the person that I was responding to was of the opinion that the "best" smartphone (whatever that actually means) was "not a Windows phone", there are clearly thousands of people who voted in the Engadget wards who were clearly judging by different criteria because they DID seem to believe that the Lumia 920 was "the best" smartphone.

mirai 05-13-2013 01:55 PM

I have Lumia 920 and while it is awesome, I want a 928 as it has a microSD slot. The 32GB space the 920 has is really not enough if you plan to install a lot of games on it.

WizeGuyDezignz 05-13-2013 02:22 PM

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Originally Posted by mirai (Post 59429134)
I have Lumia 920 and while it is awesome, I want a 928 as it has a microSD slot. The 32GB space the 920 has is really not enough if you plan to install a lot of games on it.

Just so you don't go run out, buy a 928 and get your hopes up, it does NOT have a micro SD slot.

sunnybyday 05-16-2013 06:18 AM

Deal is live now on Verizon website!

dustindt 05-16-2013 07:35 AM

Its $49.99 on Wirefly. Supposed to ship on Monday.

Curtieson 05-16-2013 07:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59488316)
Deal is live now on Verizon website!

Go through Wirefly to get it for $50, Free if you are also Bank of America.

I started a thread for that deal here.

RodAr 05-16-2013 07:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sd444 (Post 59377540)
Until Nokia shoves that 41Mpix camera from the 808 into a windows phone device, their camera's aren't any better that what is out there.

They are ;)

Check your vision

sunnybyday 05-16-2013 07:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Curtieson (Post 59490112)
Go through Wirefly to get it for $50, Free if you are also Bank of America.

I started a thread for that deal here.

Good Deal! Can you add it to the wiki so it helps others? Or with your permission, I can add it to wiki and/or OP.

Curtieson 05-16-2013 07:58 AM

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Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59490250)
Good Deal! Can you add it to the wiki so it helps others? Or with your permission, I can add it to wiki and/or OP.

You can throw the link into the OP. That will work fine. I just wanted to mention the deal here since it was pretty slick and there were a ton of posts about the phone already. After reading through some of the thread, I have realized most were just "the app store sucks!" trolls, haha.

sunnybyday 05-16-2013 08:07 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Curtieson (Post 59490400)
You can throw the link into the OP. That will work fine. I just wanted to mention the deal here since it was pretty slick and there were a ton of posts about the phone already. After reading through some of the thread, I have realized most were just "the app store sucks!" trolls, haha.

Thanks! Updated the OP and wiki with your post.

Now wait for the trolls to enlighten us that this sucks. ever wonder why 9 out of 10 such trolls are Android users? There should be something wrong about their os if they have to click a link for a phone they don't care about and then troll/threadcrap there :lmao:

Curtieson 05-16-2013 08:27 AM

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Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59490602)
Thanks! Updated the OP and wiki with your post.

Now wait for the trolls to enlighten us that this sucks. ever wonder why 9 out of 10 such trolls are Android users? There should be something wrong about their os if they have to click a link for a phone they don't care about and then troll/threadcrap there :lmao:

There is a reason those Nokia wedding commercials are so funny. Because they are so true!!! "iSheep...Copybot!" :lol:

I do love all the "there are no apps"...when they have nearly every app you would want. I just think back to 2010 and what the App store had in it then...:cold:

Searching for "Chase" only turned up this guy that was trying to sell an "app" that was a picture of a $100 Bill for $100 because "it was a status symbol."

msb2ncsu 05-16-2013 12:30 PM

Just got back from VZW Store with my new Nokia Lumia 928!

As an FYI, the AT&T store has the JBL PowerUp wireless charger/speaker for $149, it is $249 at VZW.

There was an Android owner in front of me that wanted to buy one (was going out of town this weekend) but was bumped they only have white in stock for now.

BigCTM 05-16-2013 12:33 PM

For those of you wanting to keep unlimited and pay full retail, letstalk.com has the white one for 379.00. I ordered one - says it will ship on 05/20.

blacksoxing 05-16-2013 01:25 PM

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Originally Posted by BigCTM (Post 59497604)
For those of you wanting to keep unlimited and pay full retail, letstalk.com has the white one for 379.00. I ordered one - says it will ship on 05/20.

Are you still stuck under letstalk's contract terms by doing this? That's about $140 below "retail"....I'm sure they're not taking a loss like this w/out their contract terms in place

eskimojo 05-16-2013 03:53 PM

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Originally Posted by BigCTM (Post 59497604)
For those of you wanting to keep unlimited and pay full retail, letstalk.com has the white one for 379.00. I ordered one - says it will ship on 05/20.

I didnt see this phone on Letstalk.com.

BigCTM 05-16-2013 04:38 PM

They removed it and cancelled all orders. At least they cancelled mine and several others too...

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Originally Posted by eskimojo (Post 59501908)
I didnt see this phone on Letstalk.com.


eskimojo 05-17-2013 08:30 AM

Can someone please confirm if I can buy the phone at full price (no contract) and still get the MIR and other discounts?

Essentially $499 (full price) - $50 Verizon MIR - $50 BofA/WireFly discount = $400?

Is that correct?

If the MIR is not honored, will the BofA/WireFly discount at least be valid?

Thanks.

WizeGuyDezignz 05-17-2013 09:32 AM

Guys and gals, I've had this phone since yesterday morning and it's simply superb!! I was an Android owner for over 3 years and I don't miss it one bit. And I wasn't just an owner, I was a rooter, modder, themer, etc. This says a lot for me to make the switch and be happy with it so quickly.

The build quality, screen quality, camera quality, sounds quality, smoothness of the OS and UI, super high quality and consistent UI of the third party apps and awesome integration between the built in apps are incredible. This phone just looks and feels so great as well.

I got the white one and please do yourself a favor and look at it in person. It looks SOO much better in person than in photos and videos online. I was totally set on black but as soon as I saw the white one in person I fell in love instantly. So the white one is what I have and I'm not looking back. Highly recommended!

martinbridger280 05-17-2013 09:36 AM

brilliant

sdslick 05-17-2013 09:39 AM

Jut wondering... verizon requires data plans for WPs correct?

WizeGuyDezignz 05-17-2013 10:07 AM

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Originally Posted by sdslick (Post 59516908)
Jut wondering... verizon requires data plans for WPs correct?

Correct, it's a smartphone like an Android or iPhone.

gokalps 05-18-2013 05:55 PM

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59516752)
Guys and gals, I've had this phone since yesterday morning and it's simply superb!! I was an Android owner for over 3 years and I don't miss it one bit. And I wasn't just an owner, I was a rooter, modder, themer, etc. This says a lot for me to make the switch and be happy with it so quickly.

The build quality, screen quality, camera quality, sounds quality, smoothness of the OS and UI, super high quality and consistent UI of the third party apps and awesome integration between the built in apps are incredible. This phone just looks and feels so great as well.

I got the white one and please do yourself a favor and look at it in person. It looks SOO much better in person than in photos and videos online. I was totally set on black but as soon as I saw the white one in person I fell in love instantly. So the white one is what I have and I'm not looking back. Highly recommended!

I am planning to make the switch from Android as well. How does the battery life compare? I have a Samsung Charge and i have to charge it everyday.
On another note, how much of a chance to get a phone upgrade from Verizon before my eligible day? So far I tried the store and online, and no luck. Not a big deal if I have to wait though.

leland 05-19-2013 04:55 PM

I was just about to jump on this, until I read Wirefly's T&Cs. I am going to buy this phone on a line eligible for an upgrade and then transfer the equipment to a different line.

Wirefly says that I'm risking getting charged for deactivation in that event. Will I? What's the best way to buy the phone and avoid this risk? Is it even possible to play that game anymore?
Wirefly says:
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Other than you simply deactivating a line we've activated, Verizon Wireless could notify us that you deactivated if:
You fail to pay Verizon Wireless in accordance with their terms and conditions
You transfer equipment we activate on one line to another Verizon Wireless line, even within the same account
You activate this equipment on a new line of service on Verizon Wireless and use it to replace an existing Verizon Wireless line by deactivating the existing line.

corrado85 05-19-2013 05:06 PM

if my upgrade was available and this was available on ATT, i would get it

my next phone hopefully WILL be a WP8.

definitely tired of old aging iOS. android is getting boring..

psyctto 05-20-2013 05:11 AM

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Originally Posted by leland (Post 59553704)
I was just about to jump on this, until I read Wirefly's T&Cs. I am going to buy this phone on a line eligible for an upgrade and then transfer the equipment to a different line.

Wirefly says that I'm risking getting charged for deactivation in that event. Will I? What's the best way to buy the phone and avoid this risk? Is it even possible to play that game anymore?
Wirefly says:

Are the lines not on the same account? If they're on a family plan, just transfer the upgrade... That's what I just did.
But yes, there's no sure way I've seen to get the phone from Wirefly (or most third party sellers) and transfer it to a different account right away. Almost all of them have a time period, Wirefly is 180 days, that you must retain the phone and the plan... That's how they get their money.

WizeGuyDezignz 05-20-2013 04:25 PM

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Originally Posted by gokalps (Post 59540968)
I am planning to make the switch from Android as well. How does the battery life compare? I have a Samsung Charge and i have to charge it everyday.
On another note, how much of a chance to get a phone upgrade from Verizon before my eligible day? So far I tried the store and online, and no luck. Not a big deal if I have to wait though.

The battery life is very good so far. It's funny because I also had the Charge a while ago. This battery life will blow that way for sure.

If you do end up getting the 928, don't panic for the first few days and charge cycles. The battery life was totally acceptable, but as of last night it has gotten dramatically better. As an example, I'm currently sitting at 50% battery and it has been off the charger for over 21 hours now. It's just like Android phones where it takes a few charge cycles before it hit's peak battery life.

I'm a guy who has come from upwards of 10 Android phones over the past 3+ years and I can genuinely recommend this phone and OS. It's awesome! Good luck!

sonerb81 05-25-2013 10:16 AM

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59573946)
The battery life is very good so far. It's funny because I also had the Charge a while ago. This battery life will blow that way for sure.

If you do end up getting the 928, don't panic for the first few days and charge cycles. The battery life was totally acceptable, but as of last night it has gotten dramatically better. As an example, I'm currently sitting at 50% battery and it has been off the charger for over 21 hours now. It's just like Android phones where it takes a few charge cycles before it hit's peak battery life.

I'm a guy who has come from upwards of 10 Android phones over the past 3+ years and I can genuinely recommend this phone and OS. It's awesome! Good luck!

I bought the 521 just to try out the Nokia/WP8 before I decide to make the real switch from iPhone to 928 on Verizon and I can tell you the same thing regarding the battery life.

It drained quicker the first couple times. However after I completely drained the battery couple times (on purpose to improve battery life), it has been doing much much better. In fact, its battery performance is much better than iPhone 4s and 5.

HetfieldJ 05-25-2013 10:20 AM

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59573946)
The battery life is very good so far. It's funny because I also had the Charge a while ago. This battery life will blow that way for sure.

I'm a guy who has come from upwards of 10 Android phones over the past 3+ years and I can genuinely recommend this phone and OS. It's awesome! Good luck!

Well, I come from Android and am most impressed by the battery life. Backup is certainly better than android if not iOS.

Redrotors 05-25-2013 10:41 AM

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Originally Posted by Curtieson (Post 59490400)
You can throw the link into the OP. That will work fine. I just wanted to mention the deal here since it was pretty slick and there were a ton of posts about the phone already. After reading through some of the thread, I have realized most were just "the app store sucks!" trolls, haha.

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Originally Posted by sunnybyday (Post 59490602)
Thanks! Updated the OP and wiki with your post.

Now wait for the trolls to enlighten us that this sucks. ever wonder why 9 out of 10 such trolls are Android users? There should be something wrong about their os if they have to click a link for a phone they don't care about and then troll/threadcrap there :lmao:

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Originally Posted by Curtieson (Post 59491074)
There is a reason those Nokia wedding commercials are so funny. Because they are so true!!! "iSheep...Copybot!" :lol:

I do love all the "there are no apps"...when they have nearly every app you would want. I just think back to 2010 and what the App store had in it then...:cold:

Searching for "Chase" only turned up this guy that was trying to sell an "app" that was a picture of a $100 Bill for $100 because "it was a status symbol."

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Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59516752)
Guys and gals, I've had this phone since yesterday morning and it's simply superb!! I was an Android owner for over 3 years and I don't miss it one bit. And I wasn't just an owner, I was a rooter, modder, themer, etc. This says a lot for me to make the switch and be happy with it so quickly.

The build quality, screen quality, camera quality, sounds quality, smoothness of the OS and UI, super high quality and consistent UI of the third party apps and awesome integration between the built in apps are incredible. This phone just looks and feels so great as well.

I got the white one and please do yourself a favor and look at it in person. It looks SOO much better in person than in photos and videos online. I was totally set on black but as soon as I saw the white one in person I fell in love instantly. So the white one is what I have and I'm not looking back. Highly recommended!

Quote:

Originally Posted by WizeGuyDezignz (Post 59573946)
The battery life is very good so far. It's funny because I also had the Charge a while ago. This battery life will blow that way for sure.

If you do end up getting the 928, don't panic for the first few days and charge cycles. The battery life was totally acceptable, but as of last night it has gotten dramatically better. As an example, I'm currently sitting at 50% battery and it has been off the charger for over 21 hours now. It's just like Android phones where it takes a few charge cycles before it hit's peak battery life.

I'm a guy who has come from upwards of 10 Android phones over the past 3+ years and I can genuinely recommend this phone and OS. It's awesome! Good luck!

Quote:

Originally Posted by sonerb81 (Post 59680890)
I bought the 521 just to try out the Nokia/WP8 before I decide to make the real switch from iPhone to 928 on Verizon and I can tell you the same thing regarding the battery life.

It drained quicker the first couple times. However after I completely drained the battery couple times (on purpose to improve battery life), it has been doing much much better. In fact, its battery performance is much better than iPhone 4s and 5.

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Originally Posted by HetfieldJ (Post 59680960)
Well, I come from Android and am most impressed by the battery life. Backup is certainly better than android if not iOS.

I am NOT looking to troll. I have a WP7.8 Nokia and it is a great phone in a lot of ways and I like the WP UI and Nokia build quality and standalone GPS. Same w/the WP8 Nokia's I've played with so I am inclined to get one. BUT can any of you tell me if there is any SIP VoIP support / apps yet for calling over wifi (and better yet full GV calling integration)?? As I understand it there never will be for WP7.x but WP 8 kernel would support it. This "issue" is a deal breaker for me and really is the only thing that prevents me from buying. Even my old "yard beater" (Symbian) Nokia E71 supports SIP VoIP.

If I am missing the latest info. PLEASE set me straight

edit - I asked back here but no one answered, don't mean to be a pest but I really want to find out.
http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=59394246&postcount=87

Curtieson 05-29-2013 07:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Redrotors (Post 59681234)
I am NOT looking to troll. I have a WP7.8 Nokia and it is a great phone in a lot of ways and I like the WP UI and Nokia build quality and standalone GPS. Same w/the WP8 Nokia's I've played with so I am inclined to get one. BUT can any of you tell me if there is any SIP VoIP support / apps yet for calling over wifi (and better yet full GV calling integration)?? As I understand it there never will be for WP7.x but WP 8 kernel would support it. This "issue" is a deal breaker for me and really is the only thing that prevents me from buying. Even my old "yard beater" (Symbian) Nokia E71 supports SIP VoIP.

If I am missing the latest info. PLEASE set me straight

edit - I asked back here but no one answered, don't mean to be a pest but I really want to find out.
http://slickdeals.net/forums/showpost.php?p=59394246&postcount=87

I really have no idea...I don't use VoIP. I think I have heard about one called MetroTalk but never used it.

http://www.wpcentral.com/premiere...ice-update

Go to WPCENTRAL.com and ask on the forums there. Members from all over the world and they really know their stuff / the apps available.

Redrotors 05-29-2013 08:26 PM

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Originally Posted by Curtieson (Post 59758012)
I really have no idea...I don't use VoIP. I think I have heard about one called MetroTalk but never used it.

http://www.wpcentral.com/premiere...ice-update

Go to WPCENTRAL.com and ask on the forums there. Members from all over the world and they really know their stuff / the apps available.

Thanks for the tip re WPCENTRAL, I will ask there.

Yes I have used metrotalk but it does not do very much of what I want in a VOIP/SIP app. but the dev. has said he will be adding a few features, some of which are things I am looking for. It's promising but not nearly there yet. Thanks (again) for mentioning it though.


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