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For everyone's reference: http://www.gizbot.com/mobile/lumia-1820-lumia-1525-detailed-specs-revealed-nokia-2014-news-015208.html

Sign. Me. Up.

I somehow missed the 1525 when I was reading that. I would rather have the 6" display of the 1525. I am already used to having a big A.. phone. Yup I am so getting one!

Also little known fact but I managed to get my 1520 free from AT&T
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The 1520 is sweet, yes it is a little big but once you get past that wow! I want the 1820 when it comes out, if it's everything I read.

My options are limited in northern MN for carriers; AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. I am with AT&T 4 lines not counting my tablet, parents on account and daughter (took me some time to talk them into getting rid of the old land line and get on my account); my monthly bill for the 4 smart phones is around $200. All have data plans, unlimited text, 700 minutes a month (but we bank every month), and I have an unlimited data plan that I was grandfathered into. They have tried to talk me out of it so many times smile.gif I have to admit, they almost got me one time.

For everyone's reference: http://www.gizbot.com/mobile/lumia-1820-lumia-1525-detailed-specs-revealed-nokia-2014-news-015208.html

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I'd love to see an octocore version like the Galaxy S5 will have!
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I am really excited to see Cortana come to WP!
Edited by newbrevolution - 3/19/14 at 9:30am
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For everyone's reference: http://www.gizbot.com/mobile/lumia-1820-lumia-1525-detailed-specs-revealed-nokia-2014-news-015208.html

Sign. Me. Up.

was supposed to be announced a while ago... but instead Nokia announced lower end phones like the XL. Probably smarter in the business sense... but I want 1820 frown.gif
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Here's a nice 720x1280 lock screen I made for my HTC, feel free to use it smile.gif

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I'd love to see an octocore version like the Galaxy S5 will have!
On Windows Phone, it would be pointless. WP8 runs butter-smooth on a 1 GHz dual-core. Putting in the S5's processor would just raise the price of the phone for no purpose whatsoever.
     
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On Windows Phone, it would be pointless. WP8 runs butter-smooth on a 1 GHz dual-core. Putting in the S5's processor would just raise the price of the phone for no purpose whatsoever.

Have to agree with you, I am amazed all the time at how much smoother my 920 and 925 phones are than my friends newest IPhone or Samsung.thumb.gif
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After years of iPhones i decided to pull the trigger and sold my iPhone 5 just ordered a White Lumia 925 biggrin.gif

Tbh I sold the 5 to buy the 5s but since I don't use macs and osx anymore I started to think that maybe a whole windows environment would be better then a mixed iOS windows one.

Was tempted to get the 1520 but it's way to biiiig....

Can't wait for the Lumia to be delivered wanna really test this W8.
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I'd love to see an octocore version like the Galaxy S5 will have!
On Windows Phone, it would be pointless. WP8 runs butter-smooth on a 1 GHz dual-core. Putting in the S5's processor would just raise the price of the phone for no purpose whatsoever.
Yeah OS use on the slower phones is fine but I found many apps that lagged on my 920. And you have a big music library? Forget being able to shuffle it all without your phone locking up for 10 seconds. There is plenty of room for development of applications, and while the OS should be more than fine with a 2GHz quad, the point IS to finally go blow for blow with the big android phones and always be up with the specs. I said an octocore version, not that it would be the only version. You wouldn't have to buy it.
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Yeah OS use on the slower phones is fine but I found many apps that lagged on my 920. And you have a big music library? Forget being able to shuffle it all without your phone locking up for 10 seconds. There is plenty of room for development of applications, and while the OS should be more than fine with a 2GHz quad, the point IS to finally go blow for blow with the big android phones and always be up with the specs. I said an octocore version, not that it would be the only version. You wouldn't have to buy it.
How much of a music library are we talking about? I can shuffle through about 14 gigs worth of music on a lowly 520 without it locking up.

The only purpose in having an octocore Lumia would be geek appeal. And that still wouldn't make any difference, since phone hardware geeks only buy Android anyway. You can't hack iOS or WP8, so there's no appeal in them for that crowd even if they had a 10- or 12-core CPU inside. WP has valid selling points without adding unnecessary hardware. It has the best cameras, the best imaging software, and in my experience, it's much more stable than Android and at least as stable as Apple. I've impressed several people by letting them play around with a 520 for a while, and then telling them that it's just a $60 bargain-basement model.
     
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