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  1. James Falconer's Avatar
    In your opinion, what was the best Lumia phone of all time, and perhaps more importantly... WHY!?
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    04-24-2017 09:16 AM
  2. kaktus1389's Avatar
    Probably the 640 or the 520 because they were great phones for their price (especially in the US).
    libra89 likes this.
    04-24-2017 10:49 AM
  3. envio's Avatar
    It has to be the Lumia 1020 and I never even owned one. It was simply the best of Nokia in a photography focused smartphone at the time and had not only the smartphone industry but the compact camera market running scared, DSLR probably looked over its shoulder for a brief while too. It showed how things could have continued to have gotten even better under Nokia's own direction and leadership. (And also seems particularly sad and ill-considered that Microsoft picked it all apart and let it all mostly go).
    Johnny Tremaine likes this.
    04-24-2017 10:53 AM
  4. Sedp23's Avatar
    Lumia 928 was the best one I've owned with the xenon flash

    Sent from Idol 4s
    04-24-2017 10:54 AM
  5. libra89's Avatar
    Probably the 640 or the 520 because they were great phones for their price (especially in the US).
    +1

    I loved the pocketability and how smooth the 520 was, and the camera was also nice too. I miss that phone size a lot actually.

    Enjoyed the 640 too because it was very nice. I wished that it was smaller like the 520 a good amount of the time though.
    kaktus1389 likes this.
    04-24-2017 11:25 AM
  6. diego3336's Avatar
    I think the L920 was the best on the overall at the time, and the 520 the most important.
    06-02-2017 11:09 PM
  7. TechJunkie81's Avatar
    When I had my 920 I thought it was the best. Then I got a 1520 and I still think it's the best.
    raycpl likes this.
    06-03-2017 08:34 PM
  8. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    ^Agreed! The 1520 is the best in my opinion.
    640XL is a close second.
    TechJunkie81 likes this.
    06-03-2017 09:47 PM
  9. raycpl's Avatar
    When I had my 920 I thought it was the best. Then I got a 1520 and I still think it's the best.
    Yup, when I got the 920 it wasn't just the best Lumia, it was the best phone in the market. Period.
    The innovations it had was heads above everything else out there, then.
    But in terms of usability with Win10, I'm going for L1520.
    The jury is still out on my current 950XL


    ... !!
    Last edited by raycpl; 06-04-2017 at 04:32 AM.
    TechJunkie81 likes this.
    06-03-2017 11:17 PM
  10. sanjeet_deshwal's Avatar
    Lumia 730

    Best mid-range ever.
    Last edited by sanjeet_deshwal; 06-04-2017 at 10:00 PM.
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    06-03-2017 11:56 PM
  11. dov1978's Avatar
    1 - 950xl - only WP to keep me long term
    2 - 1520 - best at the time but too bulky
    3 - 1020 - awesome camera with a phone attached as a bonus
    06-04-2017 02:45 AM
  12. svenhassel's Avatar
    This post needs a poll with the most relevant options! I had a 620, but I would say the 1520 had it all (bar xenon flash), or the 920.

    You could also include in the poll the 520, 640, 640xl, 1020, 930, 950, 950xl, 928. Mostly the opposite ends of the spectrum... seems that were the most popular, while not so much the middle-level models.
    06-04-2017 04:26 AM
  13. raycpl's Avatar
    The 720 is an excellent mid-entry phone, one of those that feels very comfortable in the hand. My missus bought one about 4yrs ago. It is still running, on W8.1/Denim, on original battery ...
    Too bad it was only released in selected markets.

    ... !!
    06-04-2017 04:39 AM
  14. TunedM52's Avatar
    925 because it was my first WP after years of iPhones.
    The design is still one of the best imo.
    raycpl and Blackadder_100 like this.
    06-05-2017 01:09 AM
  15. techiez's Avatar
    Lumia 720
    06-05-2017 01:46 AM
  16. sd4f's Avatar
    I just 'upgraded' to a L950 (bit late I know) from a L920. In simple terms, I think the L920 was an important phone, and it just did so many things right. The fact that I was happy with it still until now, over 4 years later, just shows how great a phone it was. The camera is still decent, battery life acceptable (easily got that 1 day) and the feel was good.

    At that point, it's when the improvements to smartphone hardware, essentially ended. There haven't really been any really major upgrades, and it's rather annoying because the price of flagship smartphones has really gone up.
    TechJunkie81 likes this.
    06-05-2017 02:33 AM
  17. panchoroms's Avatar
    In your opinion, what was the best Lumia phone of all time, and perhaps more importantly... WHY!?
    I would say the 1020, too bad it wasnt elegible for w10m
    06-06-2017 01:31 PM
  18. nwnjjim's Avatar
    Lumia 1020 for it's time. Best camera, underpowered though. Took forever for the camera to load, missed lots of pictures. Post processing took too long, making shot to shot times long. But what a camera. My wife still uses it as her daily driver. I am now on a 950. Less than one second to load the camera, shot to shot fast. Wish it had the 1020 camera sensor though.
    TechJunkie81 likes this.
    06-06-2017 02:16 PM
  19. raycpl's Avatar
    Lumia 1020 for it's time. Best camera, underpowered though. Took forever for the camera to load, missed lots of pictures. Post processing took too long, making shot to shot times long. But what a camera. My wife still uses it as her daily driver. I am now on a 950. Less than one second to load the camera, shot to shot fast. Wish it had the 1020 camera sensor though.
    We all dream those dreams ... of 1020/808 cameras on a 950XL...

    ... !!
    TechJunkie81 and Guytronic like this.
    06-06-2017 06:54 PM
  20. TechJunkie81's Avatar
    Lumia 1020 for it's time. Best camera, underpowered though. Took forever for the camera to load, missed lots of pictures. Post processing took too long, making shot to shot times long. But what a camera. My wife still uses it as her daily driver. I am now on a 950. Less than one second to load the camera, shot to shot fast. Wish it had the 1020 camera sensor though.
    The Lumia 1020 really needed the processor that the 1520 has.
    raycpl likes this.
    06-07-2017 05:04 PM
  21. anon(6078578)'s Avatar
    +1

    I loved the pocketability and how smooth the 520 was, and the camera was also nice too. I miss that phone size a lot actually.

    Enjoyed the 640 too because it was very nice. I wished that it was smaller like the 520 a good amount of the time though.
    Out of the two, definitely the 640. The 520 (521 in my case) was a great phone to introduce people to Windows Phone, but for me, the 640 fixed all the issues the 521 had. I found the battery on the 521 to be wanting, and the screen was useless outside in bright sunlight. The 640 fixed those as well as adding a great camera (for it's price).

    The 521 was a good inexpensive phone to introduce people to Windows Phone but the 640 was an absolute bargain in comparison, and I am talking about it's original price, not the $30 prices they were being sold at later on.

    It's because of great phones like the 640, I have never seen the need to get a flagship.
    libra89 and NYCMetsPDX like this.
    06-08-2017 10:10 AM
  22. NYCMetsPDX's Avatar
    Certainly not the best phone spec wise, but the 520 (For me the 521 variant) was the best as it introduced myself and others to the platform. That phone was a Trojan horse that made me move away from my Mac usage of 15 years and give Windows a second look, which admittedly I had written off as being "uncool".

    Phones like this got me on Xbox (From PS), Groove, and Surface, and it held up for 2.5 years for me!
    anon(6078578), raycpl and libra89 like this.
    06-08-2017 10:22 AM
  23. anon(6078578)'s Avatar
    Certainly not the best phone spec wise, but the 520 (For me the 521 variant) was the best as it introduced myself and others to the platform. That phone was a Trojan horse that made me move away from my Mac usage of 15 years and give Windows a second look, which admittedly I had written off as being "uncool".

    Phones like this got me on Xbox (From PS), Groove, and Surface, and it held up for 2.5 years for me!
    I have said before that Nokia failed to capitalize on the success of this phone. I remember looking for a suitable upgrade, I am not into flagship phones, and found nothing worthwhile until the 640 came along. It's as if they start to get some momentum and then someone forgets to shovel more coal into the fire.
    NYCMetsPDX likes this.
    06-08-2017 10:29 AM
  24. sanjeet_deshwal's Avatar
    "Which Lumia and why?"

    This commercial is answer to both .

    raycpl likes this.
    06-08-2017 10:44 AM
  25. raycpl's Avatar
    "Which Lumia and why?"

    This commercial is answer to both .

    The 920 set the bar very high for innovations,
    The camera - city lens and Refocus, offline Here maps, auto cloud backup of photos, Dolby and OIS for photo and video. Deep integration of the hubs.
    It's built like a tank - Remember all the physical abuse and trauma the 920 had to endure for the millions of YouTube videos?
    Yeah, it even stops the occasional bullet too...

    ... !!
    sanjeet_deshwal likes this.
    06-08-2017 11:10 AM
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