Nokia Lumia 928
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Average user rating 4.1/5 out of 188 reviews
80.85% of users recommend this product
  • I REALLY LOVE THE PHONE

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    New to windows, but would recommend to anyone. Easy to use, great to use. Had it over a year still learning. New updates daily. Sirius doesn't have nothing on cortana. Face it, no phone is perfect but for $30 bucks restocking fee, I won't complain. Thanks Nokia 928, also great camera.

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  • love it

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    I love this phone

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  • VERY ADVANCED

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    THE BEST DECISION I'VE MADE FOR A PHONE, BAR NONE!!

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  • Great phone, Windows App store is negative, issues with earpiece, sound

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    This is my third Windows phone. First the Kin, then the 822 and now the 928. I have always found the Nokia interfaces to be really user friendly and the Live Tiles are a great feature. The Windows App store does not have the latest apps that the Apple or Android store would have. But most of the major ones are there. However, some of the Windows apps are created by Microsoft rather than the original developers so sometimes, such as in the case with Facebook app, they don't have the same features as the iPhone app and are inferior in some ways. (I also own an iPhone for work so I carry 2 phones and can compare easily). Microsoft really has to work on a partnership with Google so that their Nokia phones can use the apps from Android, or else they will always continue to be an also ran in the smartphone area. Most users want the best and latest apps. And Windows store just doesn't provide it. Reliability for my Windows/Nokia phones has been an issue. My 822 stopped working after close to 2 years (just under time I had before I could upgrade for free). My 928 has an issue with the phone ear speaker not working a lot recently. When on calls, a lot of times, I have to resort to using the speakerphone. This is apparently a well known and relatively common problem with the 928. Which is a huge disappointment as there is no fix for this problem apparently. It has to do with the headphone jack and the contacts in there not working correctly. Also, it seems that Verizon is now practically given up on Windows phones. They are not even advertised on Verizon wireless website anymore and you barely see it in the stores. This is so unfortunate as I really love the Windows OS and I think the integration with Microsoft OneCloud and Office is fantastic. I also think the Nokia cameras are the best on the cellphone market. I was looking forward to buying the latest Nokia phone on Verizon but I don't think I will even have that chance anymore. I may have to stick to using 2 iphones. I would have given 4 starts to this phone but because of the issues above I had to reduce to 3 stars, due to reliability issues.

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  • Awesome Phone

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    Love it Me & the wife want upgrade to the next phone.

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  • Worst Smart Phone Experience Ever

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    Microsoft has missed their mark again with making something that was made for people. If all you did with the phone was business, then you're probably fine. If you want to experience anything else, you're likely to be extremely disappointed.

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  • Stability and Ease of Use!

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    I have had this phone for just over 12 months. I did have issues initially with the touch screen and after a little research found that it occurred often for many other users. An update by Nokia solved that. I have issues finding apps that my friends use. The issue seems to be that programmers don't want to write ANOTHER version of the app after iOS, Android, and now Kindle versions. Too bad, this is a solid OS. I recently got the Denim update (FINALLY! Verizon REALLY took their time) and? I LOVE IT! Cortana is great so far. I know I'm not utilizing her to the fullest. I feel like there is so much more under the surface. I really enjoy the Live Tile system and the general feel of the Metro design. I use Windows 8.1 on my personal laptop and I thinks it's great how the two work together. I feel like this review is unorganized and a bit rambly, but I didn't come prepared to write one and found myself unable to keep myself from gushing.

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  • good phone. does what it promises.

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    Love the OS. Needs more (better) apps. Nokia's hardware aesthetics is very original, but the overall design needs some updates. Verizon is slow to update software. Nokia needs a game changer to stay relevant.

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  • After Denim Update - The phone is very good

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    I was very frustrated before the update as the touch screen would frequently lock up and I would need to reboot the phone. Now since the update, the phone has operated flawlessly. Hopefully now developers will modify there existing iPhone and Android apps to Windows Phone.

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  • Absolutely Awesome

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    Best phone I have ever had, bar none. The only issue is Verizon! Would gladly recommend Lumia with WP, would also strongly suggest a DIFFERENT carrier.

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  • To expensive to replace every 9 months!

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    I truly loved this phone that I even paid the over priced co pay I couldn't afford to pay to replace it 9 months after buying it. Now I have another dead Lumia on my hands the second one since September 2013! The problem isn't with the programming loved the windows program! I adored how fast it is even faster than a lot of my friends smart phones. I loved the camera and battery life was what I expected. No my problem is both times my phone went black while being used and even though I tried all the recommended restarts from the regular power button to the soft start and even the hard start. My phone's screen did not go back on! In fact the edge light s blink but nothing else has happened! I cannot go with out a phone right now I am a pregnant stay at home mom with a toddler and no other phone if my husband isn't home. I can't afford another Co pay right now to get a third phone! And from what I have read this is a common occurrence that plagues many users. I am not excited to loose all of my pictures since I hook it up to my computer and it doesn't even read the phone anymore or all my contacts are gone. I am so disappointed and will be looking at other phones.

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  • Terrific phone at a great price

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    The Windows Phone operating system is greatly underrated. Switching from an Android, I found that Windows was easy to learn, and allowed me to accomplish more with less effort. The Lumia 928 was huge bargain, with a generous and highly responsive touch screen, great daylight visibility, and a terrific camera, all at an excellent price.

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  • Great phone when it stays powered on.

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    Powers off often. Plugging and unplugging power source quickly for a minute or two brings it back to life.

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  • Best smartphone I've used yet

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    Nearly indestructable, with great battery life (nearly 2 days), very fast, easy to use, but missing a few big name apps. The camera is nearly as good as my aging DSLR.

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  • This phone has a great operating system and very smooth user interface.

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    This phone is a great phone from its operating system to its ease of use to the smooth interface. I love using it however with every good phone there is always some glitches, this is now my second Lumia 928 in about 2 months. This phone seems to have a minor fault when it comes to the speaker. Both phones have lost the ability to use the speaker without head phones or receiving calls or messages. It doesn't seem to allow you to listen to music or watch videos without a headset. I am also weary that the speaker will no longer work at all soon, however Verizon was good about replacing the first one hoping the same for the second more so hoping Nokia finally admits there's an issue and works to fix it. Other wise its a great phone and would recommend this phone to anyone.

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  • This peiduct will update to wp10

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    Sometimes the screen would be unable to control and got to be very hot .thanks for your help to solve the problems soon.

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  • Happy Man

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    i am so happy, thats it, thanks

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  • Great phone, unforgivable support from Verizon!

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    Want the latest Windows upgrade with Verizon? Be prepared to buy another phone! Windows doesn't have the most apps but this is a great phone, too bad about the Verizon support! Must go with Apple or Android with Verizon. Come on Microsoft, use a little of that muscle to lean on Verizon, they are killing the Windows phone market!

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  • Good first smartphone; no longer a flagship.

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    No problems using as a phone. Excellent build quality. Camera excellent, but very slow. No Glance Screen. No native FM radio. No Wifi calling. 8.1 Developer Preview worked fine. Verizon knowledge of Windows phones limited to nonexistent. USB connector on top, which is actually a plus.

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  • A bit aged, but still competent

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    Until Verizon gets their act together with Cyan, you'll be stuck on WP8. Hardware: The camera has a xenon flash, i.e. a real camera flash, not an LED light. This is huge if you're into taking action shots in low light, or consistently have blurry photos due to not being able to hold your phone steady enough. The phone speaker is nice and loud - you'll rarely need to turn the volume up to hear a phone call. Power and camera button on the side is excellent; it's easy to reach and very natural. Software: The phone is amazingly fast on WP8. I updated to WP8.1 with the dev preview, and it has slowed down a bit... Although I don't have the Cyan update just yet, I'm beginning to wonder if WP8.1 is moving away from the nicely-optimized WP8 way of managing apps... If this is so, then better hardware would be required to have a better experience, unfortunately...

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