Quite a title eh, but I think true. Nokia, in my opinion have thrown everything at this phone as recently they have been seen as the company that just won’t let go. With rumours of Apple looking at releasing a cheaper iPhone, Nokia have a lot to be worried about as this is the sector they used to thrive in. But with the 925, they are aiming at the top, with a similar price point to match.
Announced today, the flagship Lumia 925 windows phone is nicely contained within an aluminium frame, more commonly seen in the likes of the iPhone 5 and the HTC One. The back of the phone is still made with polycarbonate, housing the camera lens and a dual LED flash, but they have managed to keep this phone thin and relatively light at 136g (iPhone 5 112g) which makes the phone feel rigid and strong.
The phone comes with the toughened Gorilla 2 glass shielding its 4.5″ AMOLED screen (1280×768). Inside its thin body, a dual core 1.5ghz Snapdragon S4 processor with 1gb of RAM is driving the unit and the camera has a more than suitable 8.7mp sensor which along with the new Carl Zeiss lens should improve sharpness immensely.
Annoyingly, instead of coming with wireless charging in-built, you have to purchase an accessory cover which will let you do it. This would have been a nice function to have in-built to recharge the 2000mAh internal battery.
Nokia have made a well-rounded phone here, but with the likes of in-built wireless charging and Xenon flash missed out, it doesn’t really appeal to us to ditch our HTC’s or iPhones and go for this. With that said, it is a worthy competitor to be on the same stage.
Could this be the start of a turn around for Nokia? Priced at €469 and released in June, it certainly will give it a good go.