1Nokia Lumia 928, Sony Xperia ZR: New Additions to Smartphone Arena
by Nathan Eddy
2Nokia 928 Available Exclusively at Verizon May 16
The Lumia 928 is available in white or black at Verizon Wireless stores and online, beginning May 16 for $99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, with a new two-year customer agreement.
3Handset Sports High-End Audio, Video Capabilities
The Lumia 928 Nokia’s PureView imaging innovation, including optical image stabilization, lets users capture blur-free photos and videos, even in low-light conditions (such as indoors or at night).
4Nokia Wants You to Say Cheese
The 8.7-megapixel camera features a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens and a Xenon flash, as well as distortion-free audio capture for shooting videos, even in noisy conditions.
5The Power of Windows on the Nokia 928
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.
6Handset Also Offers Wireless Charging
The Lumia 928 comes with built-in wireless charging and includes access to Lumia applications, including the complete set of Here experiences, such as Here Maps.
7Bright, Big Display Fills the Lumia
The handset features a 4.5-in. organic LED (OLED) display, which extends to the edge of the phone, and runs Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system.
8Sony Goes Deep With the Xperia ZR
The Xperia ZR features the highest level of water-resistance for capturing photos and full-HD videos up to 5 feet underwater.
9A Good Case for Adventurous Shutterbugs
Sony’s new phone is also dust-resistant and the camera key allows users to shoot even from a locked screen.
10Xperia’s Long Battery Life Keeps Users Snapping Away
Battery Stamina Mode can help improve the standby time of the smartphone by four times or more by automatically shutting down battery-draining apps whenever the screen is off.
11Sony Experts Go All In for Display
The display is powered by the company’s Mobile Bravia Engine 2 using the contrast enhancement technology expertise from Sony’s range of Bravia TVs.