Today, Nokia announced the Nokia Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the latest installment in Nokia's Windows Phone lineup, which comes exclusively to Verizon Wireless. With Nokia's award-winning PureView imaging innovation, including optical image stabilization, the Nokia Lumia 928 enables people to capture bright, blur-free photos and videos, even in low light conditions such as indoors or at night. Great looking images come easily when snapping them with the smartphone's 8.7 megapixel camera featuring a high-quality, wide angle Carl Zeiss lens. The Nokia Lumia 928 also comes with powerful Xenon flash to freeze the moment.
Featuring 4.5" WXGA HD OLED ClearBlack display 1280 x 768 pixels and an aspect ratio of 15:9 and a pixel density of 334 ppi, which comes with a super sensitive capacitive touch which even allows to interact with gloves and long fingernails, the internal an non-removable Li-po battery sports 2000 mAh. The Lumia 828 is powered 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm MSM8960+WTR CPU The Carl Zeiss Tessar PureView auto focus main camera features f/2.0, 2 6mm True 16:9 optics with a 1.4 sensor; optical image stabilization, a Xenon Flash for still images and a LED for Video. The main camera is capable to record full HD 1080p video at 30 fps. The front facing camera supports 720p HD videos and 1.2 megapixel still images. Last but not least, the Lumia comes with 1 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory with further 7 GB free SkyDrive cloud storage via subscription.
In addition to amazing imaging and video capabilities, the Nokia Lumia 928 offers rich distortion-free audio capture, even in noisy conditions. Built with three high-audio-amplitude-capture (HAAC) microphones and one of the most advanced loudspeakers available for smartphones, people can record and play back the sound just like they first heard it, all the way up to 140 db - the sound equivalent of an airplane taking off. These features shine when using Vyclone, a new app for Windows Phone that lets people co-create, sync and edit multiple views of a shared moment.
At first touch, the Lumia 928 feels sleek, solid and fits perfectly in the hand. The stunning new smartphone introduces a 4.5" OLED display delivering crystal clear, bright content with great outdoor visibility and a fast, responsive touch-screen even when your fingertips are covered up. The glass extends to the very edge of the phone for a high-end feel.
The Nokia Lumia 928 includes access to signature Lumia apps including the complete set of the feature-rich, intuitive and customizable HERE experiences. HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens help people navigate their life every day. Using Nokia Music with Mix Radio, people can enjoy unlimited streaming of free music playlists with the option to create personal playlists and download for listening offline. Digital camera lenses and apps, including Smart Shoot, Cinemagraph, Panorama, and Photobeamer, enable people to unleash their creativity.
The Nokia Lumia 928 also comes with built-in wireless charging; just lay it down to power-up, it's that easy.
Windows Phone 8 offers a truly personal smartphone experience, with an iconic Start screen that can be easily arranged to reflect individual priorities and animated Live Tiles for real-time updates on the people and things that matter most. With the same modern look and feel, Windows Phone 8 is built to work seamlessly with Windows PCs and tablets, Microsoft Surface devices and the Xbox 360 console so that files, music, pictures and videos can be accessed in whichever way is most convenient. The Windows Phone Store features more than 145,000 apps for customers to choose from, with hundreds added every day. Getting things done while on-the-go is easy with Internet Explorer 10 for faster, safer browsing and Microsoft Office Mobile integration.
The Nokia Lumia 928 is available for purchase in white or black at Verizon Wireless stores and online beginning Thursday, May 16 for US$ 99 after a US$ 50 mail-in rebate, with a new two-year customer agreement.
Cheers ~ Arne