View Poll Results: Is Glance a necessity or luxury?

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  • Necessity

    8 42.11%
  • Luxury

    11 57.89%
  • Not Sure

    0 0%
  1. suddenlyInvincible's Avatar
    NOKIA provided an unique feature to the LUMIA (Windows Phone 8) users: "Glance", with the Amber update. Unfortunately, NOKIA Lumia 520 missed this feature, due to possible reasons:
    As stated, officially, NOKIA Lumia 520 has an IPS-LCD display, hence is unable to run or show the Glance screen. But, its big brother, NOKIA Lumia 720, which possesses the same display, as well as the same hardware underneath its shell, can run the Glance screen with some limitations, of course.

    Well, according to the specifications, NOKIA Lumia 520 has a lesser battery (1430 mAh) in comparison to the NOKIA Lumia 720 (2000 mAh), and also that its lacks the Clearblack Display. This 2 are the only possible reasons, for the NOKIA Lumia 520 of not having the Glance feature.
    But, the main reason: NOKIA Lumia 520's 1430 mAh battery isn't powerful enough to run the phone normally, with having the glance ON. whereas, NOKIA Lumia 720's 2000mAh gives it an advantage over its sibling, and can manage that extra juice to run out, to run the Glance screen. That extra bit of charge gives the NOKIA Lumia 720 an edge. and for the same reason NOKIA Lumia 520 misses the glance feature. Sorry folks!! It seems highly unlikely the NOKIA Lumia 520 will ever going to have the Glance feature available.
    12-23-2013 01:39 AM
  2. sejgiul's Avatar
    It has nothing to do with battery as the 620 has 1320 mah...
    12-23-2013 03:28 AM
  3. Sebastianx's Avatar
    What can you expect for a budget phone to have all the features of mid-high end lumias?
    Don't cry because the newer lumia 625 doesn't have glance either.
    12-23-2013 04:14 AM
  4. colinkiama's Avatar
    Lol i have lumia 620 :D
    12-23-2013 04:15 AM
  5. suddenlyInvincible's Avatar
    It has nothing to do with battery as the 620 has 1320 mah...
    Yes, it does. But Lumia 620 has a smaller screen. so, 1320mAh is a little more than necessary in comparison to Lumia 520's 4"display!
    12-25-2013 04:27 AM
  6. Shawn Magm's Avatar
    Isn't Glance going to be available on the 520 with WP8.1?
    12-25-2013 10:46 PM
  7. suddenlyInvincible's Avatar
    Isn't Glance going to be available on the 520 with WP8.1?
    No. Its a hardware restriction.
    12-26-2013 10:59 AM
  8. lamblumo's Avatar
    No its totally wrong... not linked with battery... NOKIA ASHA 502,503,501,500 have glance plus with double.. so not related with battery moreover 620 have less capacity and less display which will be equal to Lumia 520's more battery and bigger display.. compensating effect.. actually its because of display technology.. it isn't clear back and not even display like 720 amoled display.. and worth to notice double tap is only available for devices with 1 gb ram... !! even Lumia 525 have double tap to proof its not related with display tech or battery... !! I rumours are Lumia black will bring this feature for low end devices with 512mb ram....
    12-27-2013 12:08 PM
  9. suddenlyInvincible's Avatar
    No its totally wrong... not linked with battery... NOKIA ASHA 502,503,501,500 have glance plus with double.. so not related with battery moreover 620 have less capacity and less display which will be equal to Lumia 520's more battery and bigger display.. compensating effect.. actually its because of display technology.. it isn't clear back and not even display like 720 amoled display.. and worth to notice double tap is only available for devices with 1 gb ram... !! even Lumia 525 have double tap to proof its not related with display tech or battery... !! I rumours are Lumia black will bring this feature for low end devices with 512mb ram....
    Do check your facts... Lumia 720 has IPS-LCD display and not AMOLED. And, glance will not be available in 520, even with Black update.
    12-30-2013 07:08 AM
  10. lamblumo's Avatar
    yes correction n it have ClearBlack display...... im not saying glance will be available im saying double tap to wake may become available for 512 mb devices including 520.... also I want to add asha 502 have glance.. why the heck 520 aint have.. strange..
    01-02-2014 09:24 AM
  11. xandros9's Avatar
    The most likely reason as I've written before (at least IMO) is that the 520's display is cheap and likely does not function properly enough with Glance. It likely cannot sustain the low power state asked of it by glance without flickering, looking bad or otherwise using too much power.

    as for DTTW, I can't really say.
    01-02-2014 09:55 AM
  12. DBZo07's Avatar
    I don't care if my device doesn't have glance. Even if I had, i would turn it off. I hate battery suckers.

    Sent from my L625
    01-02-2014 11:59 AM

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