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TECHNOLOGY | 1 Year Ago By Dean Anthony Gratton

I Know What I Want for Christmas: The Nokia Lumia 920

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Seriously, the Nokia Lumia 920 is simply stunning! This smartphone almost takes you by the hand as it sits comfortably in your palm with a bounding confidence and an oh-so-smooth finish; it simply oozes build quality and then some. It’s a refinement unlike any other device (please discard your Apple iPhones) because Nokia, with the new Microsoft Windows 8 Phone OS, has provided an holistic user experience that Apple can only envy. The ‘smartphone’ has grown-up, and this device represents the next generation of smartphone technology.

Both Sarah (@grattongirl) and I wrestled (on occasions, affectionately) with each other taking it in turns to experience the Nokia Lumia 920. I was eager to learn more about the seamless experience across the device with my Windows 8 OS, whilst Sarah downloaded anything and everything to compare the experience against her Apple iPhone 4S. Admittedly, the Microsoft app store needs serious populating – nevertheless, it didn’t distract from the overall experience, as the approachable OS delivered a sympathetic and, dare I say, soothing user interface.

And then there’s the 8 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording, along with the Lumia’s impressive Optical Image Stabilization with floating lens technology which completely stripped the iPhone of its best phone/camera credentials. Add on a 4.5″ 16M-colour PureMotionHD+ IPS display and, quite honestly, it leaves Apple sulking in the corner like an upstaged ex-supermodel!

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The only thing that makes us remorseful about the Lumia is the fact that, as reviewers, we have to return it; a sad reality that’s made us consider going into temporary hiding to avoid the DHL courier – honestly, he’s going to have to pry it from our desperate fingers! In the words of Maria Carey, “All I want for Christmas is You” Nokia Lumia 920, so have a festive heart Nokia, don’t be a Scrooge and cancel the driver!

The Nokia Lumia 920 – Available On Amazon

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Author: Dean Anthony Gratton

Dr Dean Anthony Gratton is a bestselling author and columnist. Dean has worked extensively within the wireless communications R&D industry and has an accomplished career in software engineering. He was an Editor of the Specification of the Bluetooth System: Profiles, v1.1 and participated in defining the initial Bluetooth Personal Area Networking profiles. He was also active in the NFC technology and marketing committees. Dean is a contributor to several industry periodicals, where he has written many contentious articles sharing his thoughts and challenges on wireless industry news, opinions and gossip. Dean has become an influential social media persona (as @grattonboy) and has been listed in the 50 “Top Dogs” of Twitter. He is also listed as one of the 'Top Marketing Book Authors on Twitter' in Social Media Marketing Magazine. Dean holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) Psychology and a Doctorate in Telecommunications.

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