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The Lumia 925 (NOK) is officially revealed. Thanks to its aluminum frame, it's ~50g lighter than...

The Lumia 925 (NOK) is officially revealed. Thanks to its aluminum frame, it's ~50g lighter than the 920, and ~30g lighter than the 928. Otherwise, the specs resemble the 928's: a 4.5," 1280x768, OLED display, a dual-core, 1.5 GHz., Qualcomm (QCOM) processor, and an 8.7MP camera with optical image stabilization. There's no xenon flash, but there is an advanced camera app that leverages Scalado. Nokia will be charging a steep unsubsidized price of €469 ($609) when the 925 hits China and Europe this June. But T-Mobile USA (TMUS) is expected to sell it for less than $100 subsidized. Shares -5%. Were investors expecting a 41MP sensor PureView phone?
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  • DeepValueLover
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    Nice phone.

     

    Too bad Nokia management won't be able to turn the buzz into cash profits.

     

    Samsung has NOTHING to worry about.
    14 May 2013, 09:35 AM Reply Like
  • mr wonder
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    @ DVL

     

    Trying to convince yourself.
    Shouting out loud Samsung has NOTHING to worry about.... :)

     

    With the 925 and 928 Nokia clearly targeted the corporate side of consumers. Today Nokia's product portfolio only got stronger.
    14 May 2013, 10:22 AM Reply Like
  • Origa
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    @DVL
    Yes it is a nice phone, but Nokia design team failed to understand that the old ways of product launch is not acceptable any more.

     

    Now Nokia has a 920, 925 and a 928, this is why Android and Apple are better, they don't version the same phone in different sizes.

     

    Nokia must add a feature to disable the haptic feedback.
    14 May 2013, 11:03 AM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    The portfolio?

     

    Yep, stronger.

     

    The profits?

     

    Nope.

     

    Market share?

     

    Nope.

     

    Margin expansion?

     

    Nope.
    14 May 2013, 11:20 AM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    DVL

     

    If Samsung has nothing to worry about you would not be here trolling .....
    14 May 2013, 11:40 AM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    Yes talking about samsung they also do an easy to break version and a rugged one . The former will last you 3 months , the later 12 months
    14 May 2013, 11:49 AM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    Dvl . Stop showing your ignorance . Nokia has always been better then Samsung .
    14 May 2013, 12:01 PM Reply Like
  • mr wonder
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    @ DVL,

     

    Since you manifest yourself as a prophet of profits, I would like to understand how a portfolio, which is getting stronger by adding more variety in flagship devices, won't add to profits and market share.
    Please enlighten.
    14 May 2013, 12:03 PM Reply Like
  • La Rue
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    Nice. Another thorn for Samdung.
    14 May 2013, 09:39 AM Reply Like
  • scavok
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    Tradeoff for the improved weight and aluminum is no wireless charging. People expecting a 41MP announcement were foolish. Why would they announce two flagships coming out only months apart? People wanting a windows phone would just wait, or make others feel like they're not actually buying a top of the line phone.

     

    Any phablet won't happen until after WP8 is updated this fall to support 1080p.

     

    A tablet probably won't happen until Nokia is in a position to take bigger risks.
    14 May 2013, 09:39 AM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    Yes absolutely...
    14 May 2013, 12:03 PM Reply Like
  • jlesho09
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    We've known all along that the exclusitivity period for the Lumia 920 in the U.S. was 6 months, and the other major carriers here would get their versions shortly after. As stated by scavok, anyone expecting a brand new line of Lumias is foolish. This is just an incremental upgrade to appease those who felt the 920 was too big/bulky/heavy. The real magic is expected this summer/fall. Rumors of this release schedule have been buzzing for months, yet this is somehow a surprise? I just don't understand people...
    14 May 2013, 09:47 AM Reply Like
  • jammerculture
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    This phone makes my 920 look like a dinosaur. Wireless charging will be available with optional colorful cases.
    14 May 2013, 09:58 AM Reply Like
  • wobble211
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    wireless charging is available on your 920, and the 920 also comes in a number of colors. I do like this new phone, I just think they hyped it up too much, all they really did was introduce a slightly upgraded 920 variant, similar to the 928 which was recently announced for verizon, the only difference being, this is made for t-mobile.
    14 May 2013, 10:53 AM Reply Like
  • WhatdoIknow1
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    T-mobile in an obvious attempt to protect their investment in apple that they had to make in order to have the rights to sell the IPhone have also forced Nokia to dumb down their phone.
    I guess Apple can't compete with 32gb of storage, which is by the way exactly what the 925 gets standard with Vodafone. Oh, and you know that really cool feature that makes Nokias so different, wireless charging, that's just a little to threatening also.
    At least they didn't try to make them lower their screen resolution.

     

    I didn't realize T-mobile was going to get a 900 variant and when I heard I was excited until I found out what they had done. Congratulations T- mobile on your Alex Rodriguez like lpone contract. I can clearly see it's servings you well. You might even win in the playoffs.

     

    Long Nokia
    14 May 2013, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • heloise8
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    where the hell can I get one to buy?
    14 May 2013, 11:48 AM Reply Like
  • wrscomncents
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    Its supposed to ship in June.
    14 May 2013, 12:20 PM Reply Like
  • Hiep's Finance
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    At a T-Mobile store perhaps?
    14 May 2013, 12:19 PM Reply Like
  • SeekingFameandFortune
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    Yes I was disappointed in not having the rumoured "EOS" phone come out, I understand Nokia cannot release a new and amazing phone every six months but putting on a show and press announcements with a 920 upgrade really doesn't accomplish much other than depress my NOK stock price even more. I mean, it's T-Mobile we're talking here with their paltry amount of market share they hold. Next time Nokia, please save the hype for something that warrants it---not something that's actually a LOWER model number than the one that came before it!
    14 May 2013, 12:28 PM Reply Like
  • wrscomncents
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    I wouldn't call 30 million subscribers paltry.
    14 May 2013, 12:33 PM Reply Like
  • jjmc2001
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    30 million is not paltry but I am more worried about market share in China with 900 million and then India.
    14 May 2013, 12:46 PM Reply Like
  • wrscomncents
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    I'm not sure why your worried. The 925 will be sold through China Mobile and China Unicom. Also in Germany, UK, Italy, and Spain through Vodaphone.
    14 May 2013, 01:22 PM Reply Like
  • dhdhoora
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    I agree the release was over-hyped for T Mobile. But, hey, why not make your new partner fee important and loved? Yes, would have been cool to get the EOS -- but now we have a big chunk of the USA wireless market with Nokia flagship phones. Now, if they can only deliver them...
    All the very best,
    Don
    14 May 2013, 04:12 PM Reply Like
  • jjmc2001
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    @wrscomncents
    I am worried about China because NOK has had repeated supply line issues in China and numerous personnel changes there. I am long NOK but I am worried about Asia. My main reason for the earlier comment was to address the comments about T-mobile however Asia holds the key for the NOK turnaround in smart phones due to the large untapped potential. By the way I have owned a 920 since the day it was introduced by AT&T and it is far superior to any phone I have used (yes I have used several iphones). Apple showed us a breakthrough phone and now NOK/MSFT have made it help my business and efficiency.
    14 May 2013, 04:41 PM Reply Like
  • wrscomncents
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    Here's a link to the 925 presentation for anyone interested in watching it.

     

    http://bit.ly/10FoeNJ
    14 May 2013, 01:39 PM Reply Like
  • ted lujan
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    Who trying to put the fire out? Nokia hot as blazes yesterday. nothing but embers today.
    I am a true believer, added to my position at 3.62 today.
    14 May 2013, 02:21 PM Reply Like
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