Nokia has announced a new installment to the Lumina line, the Lumina 928. The new smartphone will be a Verizon Wireless exclusive and will hit stores on May 16, 2013. Here are the details.
The new Nokia’s Windows Phone 8, will include Nokia’s award-winning PureView imaging innovation, with optical image stabilization. In a statement released today Nokia promises, “bright, blur-free photos and videos, even in low light conditions such as indoors or at night”. These would be taken with the smartphone’s 8.7MP camera featuring a wide angle Carl Zeiss lens and Xenon flash.
The Nokia Lumia 928 also offers “rich distortion-free audio capture, even in noisy conditions” thanks to the three high-audio-amplitude-capture (HAAC) microphones and one a loudspeaker offering a range of up to 140db. This is only enhanced with the “Vyclone”, which Nokia states is “a new app for Windows Phone that lets people co-create, sync and edit multiple views of a shared moment”.
“Whether you’re attending a party, a concert or a sporting event with friends, the Nokia Lumia 928 excels at capturing high-quality video, audio and blur-free photos of life’s most share-worthy moments,” said Matt Rothschild, vice president, Nokia North America. “Verizon Wireless customers, we heard you and the wait is over – we’re excited to offer a Nokia flagship smartphone, specially designed and optimized for the nation’s largest 4G LTE network.”
The phone will also offer HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens to 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” Nokia stated in the release. The phone will run on Windows 8 Phone and will be available for purchase in white or black at Verizon Wireless stores and online beginning Thursday, May 16 for $99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, with a new two-year customer agreement. For a limited time, you can get a $25 credit for Windows Phone apps and games with the purchase of a Nokia Lumia 928.
Nokia Lumia 928 product specifications:
- Display: 4.5 inch WXGA HD OLED; Resolution 1280 x 768, Aspect Ratio 15:9, Pixel Density 334 ppi; ClearBlack display, Sunlight Readability Enhancement (SRE), High Brightness Mode (HBM); Luminance 300 nits (nominal max), 500 nits (High Brightness Mode); Color depth 24 bit, 16M colors, refresh rate 60Hz; Super-sensitive capacitive touch enables interacting with the display with gloves and long fingernails; Display active area: 58.37 mm x 97.28 mm; 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
- Battery: Integrated 2000mAh battery, Li-po, BV 4-NW
- Processor:1.5GHz dual core, Qualcomm MSM8960+WTR
- Main Camera: PureView 8.7MP Auto Focus with Carl Zeiss Tessar f/2.0, 26mm True 16:9 optics, 1.4 sensor; Optical Image stabilization; Xenon Flash for Still Images, 1.4 sensor; Optical Image stabilization; Xenon Flash for Still Images; LED for Video; HD 1080p Video Capture @ 30 fps
- Front facing camera: 720p HD video and 1.2MP still images
- Memory: 1 GB RAM; 32GB internal memory (formatted capacity is less); 7GB free in SkyDrive with additional storage via subscription
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