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  (Source: EVLeaks)
Lumia 920 to feature a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and 32GB of storage

Nokia's press event for its Windows Phone 8-based smartphones is just a few days away, but the information leaks continue to steadily drip. The latest round of leaks involve the Lumia 920, which The Verge reports will include 32GB of storage and an 8MP camera which will carry "PureView" branding. For those that are interested, a 1.3MP front-facing camera is also included.
 
Additional specs that were revealed include a 4.5" display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and 1GB of RAM.
 
Perhaps the most interesting detail that was revealed, however, is that the Lumia 920 will support wireless (inductive) charging via the Qi wireless standard.
 
Late last week, Intel announced that it was working with IDT to bring wireless charging support to Ultrabooks by 2014.


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Nokia Lumia 920 (left) and Lumia 820 (right) [Image Source: EVLeaks]

Source: The Verge



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Wireless charging dock...
By Ramstark on 9/3/2012 12:43:04 PM , Rating: -1
I really don't see the fuss about those wireless charging docks...I don't get it..."What's that thing on your desk Derp? - Oh, its my wireless charger for my phone - Really? Wow, so you have to put your phone on the desk to charge it right? What's the difference from the plug in cable? - Well you know, the 2.5 second it takes to plug the cable..."
Just saying...




RE: Wireless charging dock...
By albus on 9/3/2012 12:50:29 PM , Rating: 5
If logic was the criterion for purchase, Apple would not have been a 600B$ company


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By tayb on 9/3/2012 7:40:35 PM , Rating: 2
It is illogical to enjoy the form factor of the iPhone and the simplicity of iOS. Only an illogical person would not want to customize their phone and run custom skins! DUH!


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By dsumanik on 9/3/2012 8:25:56 PM , Rating: 2
OH CRAP ITS A RECTANGLE WITH ROUNDED CORNERS AND I SEE AN ICON GRID ON THAT MOFO!!!!!

...TIME FOR A 1B LAWSUIT???

YOU CAN SHOVE YOUR ILLOGICAL SHEEP ARGUMENTS RIGHT UP DEAD JOBS' ROTTING SPHINCTER!

IM GONNA PATENT THE SWIPING MOTION OF WIPING ASS SO YOU CAN'T TAKE A DUMP WITHOUT PAYING LICENSING FEES OR USING MY GOLDEN TOILET THAT COSTS 50 BUCKS A FLUSH


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By piroroadkill on 9/3/2012 12:51:07 PM , Rating: 4
It's actually really nice, try a Palm Pre touchstone, or even the dock for the TouchPad. Definitely beats fiddling with a cable - added benefit, the port itself isn't going to wear out.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Ticholo on 9/3/2012 1:15:30 PM , Rating: 2
While I see that wireless charging is a cool thing - even a useful one - the charge probably isn't going straight to the battery. There's all sorts of electronics between the charger and the battery, just like with a cable charger.
Also, you still need to plug the charger in somewhere and if you pick up the phone while charging it will stop until you place it back down.
Not deal breaking stuff, but at the end of the day you're still plugging your phone to a wall.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Mitch101 on 9/3/2012 7:00:34 PM , Rating: 2
Its like my harmony remote dock its a real nice feature not having to look at the micro usb connector to see which way it goes just drop on the dock and its charging.

Why couldnt they just have designed the micro usb connector with pins on both sides so you can plug it in either direction? Probably some dumb ass patent that prevents it.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By jkostans on 9/3/2012 1:10:44 PM , Rating: 3
Oh great now I can have 4 different wireless charging docks for my various peripherals instead of one USB cable. It's not truly wireless anyways so who the cares? When my phone starts harvesting energy from 60Hz grid radiation I will give a crap.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Ticholo on 9/3/2012 1:17:26 PM , Rating: 3
When your phone start doing that it will probably be under the control of Skynet and you'll enjoy it for exactly 0.02 seconds before it kills you.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Manch on 9/3/2012 6:13:13 PM , Rating: 2
That would require induction, same as what that charging base does. Induction from the power lines is illegal.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By GulWestfale on 9/3/2012 1:32:31 PM , Rating: 2
is the front-facing still included for those who are not interested?


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By luhar49 on 9/3/2012 2:28:05 PM , Rating: 2
It is more of a problem as I see it.
There are times when you are in middle of a conversation and battery is running low. You can plug in the charger and continue talking. Although with limited mobility.
No such option for this wireless charger. I am sure there would be a wired option as well.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By BZDTemp on 9/3/2012 3:00:41 PM , Rating: 1
quote:
I am sure there would be a wired option as well.


So there isn't really a problem :-)

For now I see the wireless charge thing as a gimmick, but if it takes hold I can imagine furniture with integrated charging surface. It's a small thing but rather than plugging in my phone to charge it could be neat to just drop it on table.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By sviola on 9/3/2012 4:07:40 PM , Rating: 2
If the wireless charging base acts as a battery and you can charge your phone with it not being attached to a wall, I can see this being extremely useful.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By bupkus on 9/4/2012 1:06:03 AM , Rating: 2
Would that be a rechargeable battery?


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By SoCalBoomer on 9/3/2012 4:06:16 PM , Rating: 3
that's the micro-USB option - they all have it and will continue to have it. Need it for your car or your office.

This would be great on my nightstand - no more fumbling to plug it in at night (continually forget to plug it in before I turn out the light. . .doh) - just set it on the block.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Assimilator87 on 9/3/2012 5:20:23 PM , Rating: 2
Have any other companies come out with 1st party wireless charging solutions aside from Palm, and now Nokia? Just curious.


RE: Wireless charging dock...
By Belard on 9/3/2012 8:57:59 PM , Rating: 2
Wireless works pretty good and cheap. They have them for console controllers (Wii anyway) Paid $20 for Energizer brand which includes the base and 2 battery packs.

What would be needed is a wireless charging standard...


By BugblatterIII on 9/3/2012 6:25:35 PM , Rating: 2
If you just hook up your phone and leave it for hours then no, wireless charging won't give you much benefit.

If you like to leave your phone on charge and still be able to pick it up, do something, and put it down again then it's more useful.

Personally I'm eagerly awaiting Samsung's S3 solution; wish they'd get a move on though!


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