Nokia Malaysia Launches the Lumia 925

And the Nokia Lumia 925 arrives, what does this phone hold for us?

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Gary Chan, head of marketing from ‪‎Nokia‬ Pan Asia with the Lumia 925.

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For those interested on the thickness, here it is.

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Specs are as seen here (taken from PR sheet for ease of consumption)

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More details at the official product page

First Impressions

There’s no excitement in this phone, the only excitement felt are from the people who were presenting. Everyone else – they’re either on the 920 or are anticipating the 1020.

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To me, the 925 felt like an improved 920 on a 720 body, with change of colors. Mind you, it’s not cheap either.

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Coming in at RM 1,799 in Early August – one has to wonder who would want to buy this when there’s a 1020 coming. Those wanting to jump on the Windows phone bandwagon can also consider the 720, which itself is a very solid phone at less than half the price.

The only thing I can think of – is the phone, which is their selling point.

I’ve said this during the Pureview 808 days and I’m saying it again and again till today – Nokia should just sell the devices as a camera with OS / interface instead of a phone (with Windows) that comes with a great camera. People are more forgiving on the OS when it is market differently.

No matter how good they say the 925 is, the product is as good as a forgotten shoe. Any 925 announcement will be followed by “when is 1020 coming?”. Sell it as a camera that allows you productivity with Windows 8? 🙂 Now that might be a good point actually.

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