Nokia Explains Why You Should Get a Lumia 920 Instead of an iPhone 5
September 20, 2012 2:58 PM
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Nokia uses an infographic to tout the Lumia 920's advantages
Samsung has definitely had its time to poke fun at Apple's
(and soon to be released) iPhone 5. Last weekend
, Samsung released a print ad
that proclaimed "It doesn't take a genius" to select a Galaxy S III over the iPhone 5. Yesterday, Samsung got even bolder by
releasing a new TV commercial
that not only poked fun at the iPhone 5, but also the rabid fans that camp out for hours (if not days) to be the first to have the latest Apple smartphone.
Now, Nokia is having its fun in the sun with an infographic that touts the advantages of its Windows Phone 8 device --
the Lumia 920
-- over the iPhone 5. Naturally, Nokia points to a number of Lumia 920 highlights including wireless charging and the ability to use the touch screen with gloved hands.
So what do you guys think? Does Samsung or Nokia make a better case in countering the iPhone 5 juggernaut?
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The chart looks good but...
9/20/2012 7:46:56 PM
I'm not a power user. Or an eccentric phone user. I'd say I'm down the middle average smartphone type. After four Android phones I decided to give the Lumia 900 a shot. I made a financial investment for this phone and I wanted it to work for me.
The Lumia had some pretty cool unique features. The voice activated texting was very nice. The HUD like display was definitely advantageous. BUT after like three weeks it left me wanting. Key features that I had grown to take for granted on Android weren't there and, yes the lack of apps. Yes W7P had most the staples and many of those were written to take advantage of the tiles. But combining the lack of apps and lack of features I had grown to appreciate on Android I traded the phone back to AT&T and got a SG3.
Going back to Android was like a breath of fresh air that I hadn't gotten in a while. I didn't realize I had gone that long with the limitations W7P had given me in terms of both features and apps.
And for you App counters out there, I can't list the apps W7P didn't have that I had grown to like and expect on Android but it was enough to be a sizable annoyance rather than a minor inconvenience.
A smartphone is first and foremost about features, customization, convenience and apps. Which to me just augments features. Nothing beats Android.
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