Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 188
Rated 5 out of 5 by rickybdj Lumia 820 Trial
I was lucky to be handed this new Nokia Lumia 820 handset from Nokia/Wunderman for a 2 week trail.
My current handset is a Lumia 800, and it was great to compare the two, the 820 is a far more advanced and supperior device.
There are many new, improved and old likable features on the 820.
This is the best windows phone ive ever used, it seems to have louder volume/speaker, it features more musical controls, EQ & customisable ringtones. The battery lasts alot longer id usually get to 20% on the 800 by 7pm but now getting to 60% at 7pm on the 820.
it takes you back to your youth with the interchangable covers like the first generation of Nokia's did back in the 90's.
The screen is everso much more sensitive and can be used with normal gloves on out in the cold, the screen is larger, brighter, richer and sharper.
The wireless charging does away with fiddly conectivity before and during bed, its great for those early hour social networking updates pick up phone fiddle and place back on the charging pad,
the 820 also handles flash player which the older lumia's couldnt handle, expandable memory via the use of the Micro USB, front facing camera for video & VOIP calls
There are some bits however that need ironing out like the drive and maps features, they at present are "Beta" but with time id assume they'll be sorted.
If you own an older lumia buy this, you wont be disapointed if at first you dislike it, it WILL grow on you, i have sadly had to return the 820 back to Nokia, but when the funds and purse strings permit i shall and WILL be upgrading to a Lumia 820.
Sorry to waffle on, hope my review helps sway your decision.
05 April 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gazza3147 Great business phone
I have been a dedicated BlackBerry user for business for as long as they have been around. I recently looked to change to a smart phone, mainly for the big screen as my eyes are not what they used to be. The Windows 8 system attracted me as I can work on PowerPoint and other MS documents easily. What I did not expect was a fast, easy to use and very versatile phone with great apps. I now have everything on one device, home and work emails, superb camera and I love the live tiles interface you can quickly customise. The wireless charging is so easy too 10/10!
12 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by iBob1963 Best phone EVER
found this phone to be feature rich, and a joy to operate.
seriously the phone is made for the individual rather than the mass, so easy to configure and personalise, so much praise i could write a book, i have had the iphone 4, i have had a blackberry curve, so glad i have moved on to greater things.
04 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by andyjsnape Nokia quality
Great phone, swappable covers, wireless charging, and works really well with the windows OS, never crashed, very easy to setup.
Definitely recommend this phone
20 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by joriginaloak Lovin it lovin it lovin it
Best phone I have had. Nothing i can't do. watch movies, TV Catchup UK, banking, emails, powerpoints and facebook integration is awesome. The fluidity and animated tiles and UI are just A1 gorgeous. Feels solid and robust. Nokia have a done a great job building this baby. seriously one sexy phone!
25 February 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 live tiles are excellent
Live tiles are excellent. Better than icons. Interchangeable size position colors. Personalize them to suit you. I love it. Nokia drive maps are great. A excellent freebi to use instead of multiple devices in ur car. Everything together in one device. Email. Multi media accounts all merge. Weight is good. Its heavyier than rivals. But I like that. I'd prefer it heavy still, if speaker was louder for music and radio whilst at work. Its loud for personal listening. But a minor boost wud suit me being tone deaf. A welcome change to the market. Glad to see Nokia back.
10 February 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by gizmo i love my 820!
I love my phone, I wanted something I could make completely individual. I can do everything I want to do with it, only,downside I found is its rather large for my wee hands.
battery life is good for one of my phones.
22 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by GClemonini This phone is really good
My L820 is a good phone, I love the screen quality and the size. But, my battery life is pretty bad, I have to recharge everyday, in some cases, I put it to empty only in the morning.
15 July 2013