Nokia Lumia 920 At First Sight
Although Nokia unveiled its Lumia 920 two months ago , Windows Phone 8 recently officially launched yesterday, so teams like this were more or less under wraps until Microsoft gave the go-to mobile OS. In the Build developer conference, the company has deployed some of these devices, so I went to try them briefly.
How about the Lumia 920? The team maintains the type which have all Lumia, looks and feels very strong and sturdy, and very well made. The back is rounded and smooth, while the buttons are all on the right side of the device. Regarding his weight, the fact that test equipment is moored not allowed me to do a proper assessment of this issue, but as data to consider, weighs 185 grams.
The 4.5-inch front display is also slightly curved – returning to the rounded glass used in the 800 – and is very bright and clear. Nokia uses a technology called PureMotion HD +, and actually looks better than previous models.
The button to turn on and off the equipment is located on the right side, almost dead center. Upstairs are the buttons for volume and down the shortcut button to the camera, a position that is comfortable for shooting horizontal. In that sense, there is no major change in the distribution of physical buttons.
The camera is one of the elements highlighted Nokia at the time, with a sensor “PureView” 8 megapixel capable of recording video at 1080p. When shooting, the camera can focus on the screen by pressing what we want it to focus. It works pretty well. The camera takes pretty decent pictures, even in low light, as seen in the photo below.
The device has a 4.5 inch screen, and runs inside a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 includes an NFC chip, LTE and a 2000 mAh battery. The device runs Windows Phone 8 very smoothly and includes special applications for Nokia (Drive, City Lens and Care) in addition to the maps, which are now the default planes operating system.
The wireless charger was not available to test how well it works, but we must not forget that this is a feature of this team.
On the operating system, I have not had a chance to try much yet, so hopefully I can give more details in the coming days. For now, you can see major changes in the home screen, where you can adjust the size of the “tiles” in three different modes. The logic has hardly use Windows Phone 7, which predicts that the changes are not so radical at first glance.
Returning to Nokia, the Lumia 920 looks like a very good team, with good screen and a construction as that often deliver. Unfortunately no dates have yet to be sold in Latin America.