Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Jul 2013 15:44 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In its struggle to find willing customers, Nokia just announced yet another flagship phone - the Nokia Lumia 1020. It's essentially a Lumia 920/925, but with the Nokia 808's PureView camera bolted on. Also, it's exclusive to AT&T in the US, for $299 with a two year contract, which is a steep price. So, who gets the honour to be the first to claim that this, yes this Lumia will turn Nokia around?
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RE[3]: There is always Hope
by Nelson on Thu 11th Jul 2013 18:37 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: There is always Hope"
Nelson
Member since:
2005-11-29

GPS is a battery killer, my phone won't make it half the day with it on. Thats unsurprising. I do think the 920 has poor battery life and a horrible weight which is why its good to see the 1020 manage to be lighter than a 920 packed with a 41MP sensor

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RE[4]: There is always Hope
by slashdev on Fri 12th Jul 2013 00:27 in reply to "RE[3]: There is always Hope"
slashdev Member since:
2006-05-14

GPS is a battery killer, my phone won't make it half the day with it on. Thats unsurprising. I do think the 920 has poor battery life and a horrible weight which is why its good to see the 1020 manage to be lighter than a 920 packed with a 41MP sensor


Yes. I was shocked that the 920 was so big, yet the battery was so small. It had to do with the wireless recharging. If i was nokia, i would have built a wireless recharging jacket for the 920 and shrank the phone (or added a much bigger battery for the space).


/BatteryRant
Just a side note, My Droid Maxx has a 3300mah battery and is thinner than just about every phone at 8.99 mm (For reference, the 920 has a 2000mah battery and is 10.7 mm!! Xperia Z has a 2330mah, and is 7.9mm!!). The Maxx showed that you could have good battery life, and a small phone. Unfortunately i am leaving verizon for tmobile, so the next best thing is the giant Galaxy Note 2...I am holding out hope that Motorola releases a Maxx class phone on other carriers (Moto X Maxx?)

/BatteryRant

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