06-11-2014 07:20 AM
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  1. k0de's Avatar
    Just curious "k0de" ... why the iPhone 5s at work then, and not your 925 ... 24/7?

    Don't get me wrong, LOVE my 925, or wouldn't have bought it. 😉

    I just don't want to see MS go the way of Android. And not sure how many more "customizations" take place ... before that actually happens.
    The company I work for provide the Apple products. Slowly but surely I am convincing my boss to Lumias and MSFT products.. No doubt MSFT products have come along way. It is a different MSFT on the Market.

    IPhone, iPad Mini, Mac at work.
    NL 925, Surface 2, Windows 8.1 at home. By far MSFT is greater and soon will regain the crown.

    Just my opinion for now but I believe soon millions will feel the same. 😊
    Michael Kozak and Jaskys like this.
    05-23-2014 09:29 PM
  2. Jan Tomsic's Avatar
    I'm looking to switch from Verizon to AT&T. I keep coming back to the 925, as I am sick of Android, and would like a good phone on the cheap. Reading through the bugs section, and some other sites, some of my concerns about the phone are.
    1. Overheating
    It does get very hot. Depends what you're doing though, games make it sweat, so do few other apps.
    2. Low Signal Strength
    I can't really say, that depends more on the carrier signal. I only lose my signal in certain spots like elevators and basements, and not all of them either.
    3. Phone locking up
    I don't understand what you mean by that
    I realize a lot of people only post in forums when they have problems, but I'm wondering if most of you have issues, or is it just a few? Would you guys buy the phone again, or are you hoping to get rid of the phone as soon as possible? Thanks in advance for any help...
    I really like the 925, now I wouldn't buy it again, because theres new stuff incoming (930), OR I'd get it, because the price would probably drop. If I would time-travel back to October when I got it, I'd probably get it again, or I'd wait another month because that's when my carrier offered 1020 with extra discount. However, I played with 1020 last week a little and I liked the camera colors of my 925 more, 1020 seemed to make yellowish pics (indoors, poor lightning, I didn't try outdoors). So yes, there's a 99% chance I'd get the 925 again. The only thing missing for me is more memory (16GB of which 12,4GB is user accessible is not enough, but it really depends what kind of apps you use on it - 1GB games will quickly fill up the storage).
    If it had wireless charging built in, then I'd also get the charger, however I don't feel like having the extra (expensive) shell on all the time and pay extra for a charger too (around 50 for wireless charging doesn't seem worth it for me).

    One specific thing I really like about 925 is charging port on top. It's awesome, I don't ever want a phone with charging port on the bottom again. I like to keep my devices in little carton stands I make myself, and having charging port on top (or sides would work as well) means I just plop the cable in, and it's charging, and it's still in the stand. And because I have wires coming from the top of my desk, I can play with the phone while charging it and cables don't get in the way. And the headphone jack is right next to it, which makes cable management nice and easy, because both cables are in the same spot, could be useful in the car, where every extra wire can quickly get in the way.
    05-24-2014 02:55 AM
  3. IlkkaV's Avatar
    Well, I wouldn't buy the 925 again as newer stuff has come out, but I do like the one I have. I have the wireless charging cover and the next one I buy should have built-in Qi charging. My main gripe with the 925 is the small and non-expandable storage.
    05-24-2014 03:30 AM
  4. HAMEDACC's Avatar
    I have Lumia 720 and like it, if u care about this list much don't buy if u don't buy(Note: I prefer 1GB RAM WPs)
    1. not good VPN
    2. some app gaps and some undeveloped apps
    the other things are great
    peace and good luck
    05-24-2014 03:59 AM
  5. Renate1970's Avatar
    Yes i like the phone very. He is quick and i have him now one month
    05-24-2014 03:39 PM
  6. Guytronic's Avatar
    Yes i like the phone very. He is quick and i have him now one month
    Welcome to Windows Phone Central Renate!
    05-24-2014 03:53 PM
  7. jorden vanmeensel's Avatar
    Altough the 925 is the best windows phone i ever had, i would not buy it again. If i compare my old lumia 900 with the 925, i feel like i have been ripped of. The quality feel is good, but not that great for Nokia if you ask me. Also the USB-connector and the AUX port are feeling a little... flimsy and loose. If i could go back in time i would have spent a little bit more for a Lumia 1020!
    05-25-2014 02:31 PM
  8. Christopher Lindsay's Avatar
    This is really a no brainner. The 1520 is the best Windows phone. Best specs hands down.
    05-25-2014 04:33 PM
  9. Bora777's Avatar
    I love my 925 and I'm happy with it, but honestly in hindsight I should have gotten a 920.

    At the time I think I was stubbornly reluctant to buy a phone that had been out for so long and the 925 was all fresh and new. Now that I think about it, it hardly does anything that a 920 can't do. I wouldn't have been bothered by the weight, I love the polycarbonate unibody of my 800 more than my 925's design, I'm always running out of memory, I've spent quite a bit on wireless charging covers and to top it off, the 920's price had already gone down by then.
    05-25-2014 11:46 PM
  10. Roderick Aspiras's Avatar
    Well I have it but I would not buy it again but if.....

    - upgraded to 1080p display
    - added micro SD card slot with 128GB support
    - 2GB RAM upgrade
    - Bigger battery
    - wood case to replace the plastic casing
    - wireless charging built-in
    - better Front-facing camera
    - 20 Megapixel camera (OIS) with Xenon flash

    Then why the heck not!
    05-28-2014 10:53 PM
  11. djslofstra's Avatar
    Well I have it but I would not buy it again but if.....

    - upgraded to 1080p display
    - added micro SD card slot with 128GB support
    - 2GB RAM upgrade
    - Bigger battery
    - wood case to replace the plastic casing
    - wireless charging built-in
    - better Front-facing camera
    - 20 Megapixel camera (OIS) with Xenon flash

    Then why the heck not!
    That sounds almost like a Lumia 930!
    05-29-2014 06:13 AM
  12. metalchick719's Avatar
    Well I have it but I would not buy it again but if.....

    - upgraded to 1080p display
    - added micro SD card slot with 128GB support
    - 2GB RAM upgrade
    - Bigger battery
    - wood case to replace the plastic casing
    - wireless charging built-in
    - better Front-facing camera
    - 20 Megapixel camera (OIS) with Xenon flash

    Then why the heck not!
    A WOOD case??
    05-29-2014 09:58 AM
  13. drbol's Avatar
    I ordered my 925 and after some shipping issues and setting it up I LOVE it! My better half dumped android and we picked her up a 521 and she could not be happier. I have since convinced my mom to WP and she now has a 521 in her hands and after a learning curve she loves it too. So, YES! I will buy another WP. The 925 is incredible and well suited for a business and personal fun environment. Enjoy!
    05-29-2014 11:40 AM
  14. William Gentry1's Avatar
    Aside from my other comments, RapidTurtle .... I think you'd love the 925. Great looking phone! I personally think it's beautiful, and frequently get comments on it! Really well built (though I'd still use some kind of protective cover - phone is slippery in hand - especially in cold weather). Takes great pics! And certainly has enough power to handle tasks. And I understand MS plans on continuing to update Lumia models for 36 months, beginning in June of 2014. So you'll be getting future updates for the next 3 years! Which would mean your phone will keep current. Not to shabby!!

    Apps keep getting better and better on WP's as far as quantity and quality also.

    I have the T-mob version. So I don't know what you'd pay on AT&T. But when I bought mine in August of 2013 cost me $500 ... and I believe they are now selling at T-mob for around $200 dollars.

    You'd be getting one nice phone in the $200 range!

    As far as the issues you mentioned? Since the DP 8.1.1 update ... I don't have any of those problems. And usually get a good solid day + out of my 925, with moderate use.

    Real nice phone! Good luck and hope this helps.
    They are $408 on T-Mobile and $399 from AT&T, but you can get a new one for $269 on Amazon.
    05-30-2014 04:53 PM
  15. amanowar's Avatar
    I haven't had problems with overheating or phone lockups. The weak signal problem is fixed by rebooting.
    05-30-2014 10:53 PM
  16. KGun's Avatar
    I have not noticed a difference in signal compared to a iPhone 4S which it replaced.
    It heats up and sucks down the battery using Here+ so I always plug it in using the navigation and accept the heat as normal.
    05-31-2014 08:41 AM
  17. jabtano's Avatar
    I'm A L925 owner from day one T-MO US. Love this phone and the camera. Only issue I have from time to time is screen going extra large one me where I have. To reboot to make it normal again. Yes I would buy it again if I had the choice of color. I'm not a fan of the white.
    06-01-2014 12:56 PM
  18. oviedofreak82's Avatar
    I've had my L925 on T-Mobile for two months now and it works flawlessly. Haven't had any issues to report and I'm running WP 8.1 with the best battery life I've ever had with a smartphone, 2 days on a single charge!
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    06-01-2014 01:03 PM
  19. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Only issue I have from time to time is screen going extra large one me where I have. To reboot to make it normal again.
    Any chance you double tapped with two fingers? That will magnify the screen (or return to normal size if already magnified).
    jabtano likes this.
    06-02-2014 05:51 PM
  20. RapidTurtle's Avatar
    $269 for AT&T version??
    06-02-2014 07:00 PM
  21. jabtano's Avatar
    Any chance you double tapped with two fingers? That will magnify the screen (or return to normal size if already magnified).
    oh yea . it ends up needed to reboot.
    06-03-2014 03:48 AM
  22. Marcos Hidalgo's Avatar
    I'm on fence about whether I would get it again. I came from an HTC 8X whihc I really like the design and the beats audio. About the 925 I love the support that Nokia gives, that is really awesome. Also really like the camera. What I don't like is that I have worse signal that with the 8X, it restarts at random times, the 8X would do it with GPS apps like Here Maps, Runtastic, Endemodo, etc. I like that I have wireless charging now.
    06-04-2014 12:14 AM
  23. waazzupppp's Avatar
    I think the bottom line on this one should be, "Would you pay $500+ again for the 925?" Right now, at the $200-250 range, the 925 is a steal, even with the 16GB of storage. If you are looking at the new model, with say 2GB of RAM and an SD card slot, it would have to be closer to the $200-300 range to get most people to look at it again. At the time it came out, the 925 was a premium handset, now, it's fast enough to run the OS, but the storage really limits the end user without constant Wi-Fi or an unlimited data plan.
    06-06-2014 09:56 AM
  24. MrPovilas's Avatar
    Last week i buy Nokia Lumia 925, had 720, but cracked my screen and i wanted wp with 1 gb ram. Why i buy 925? (My favorite was 920). Just buy newer phone then 920, sure i lost wireless charging, but it`s more elegant. And the price 925 now is not too high. I like very much this phone, of course it have minus it`s storage, but i just uninstall dont need programs and games, and storage never be full.
    metalchick719 likes this.
    06-06-2014 11:09 AM
  25. RapidTurtle's Avatar
    Well, I bought the 925 and really liked it. It did have problems with signal though. My home and work areas are both terrible with any carrier for signal, so I really can't blame the phone. I did some research and found that the Motorola X seemed to be the best phone out there for working on a low signal, so I traded in the 925 for a Moto X. The Moto X isn't leaps and bounds better as far as signal strength, but at work, and on a street here in my hometown where the 925 would show no service at all, the Moto X holds one bar and actually works.
    I'll really miss the 925. I spent 4 days with it, and I can really see why most of you like it. It really is a refreshing change from android. It just seems so intuitive and much simpler to use than an android phone, but in the end I need that little bit better of a signal, so I'm stuck with android for a while. Thanks to everyone who replied to this thread. I enjoyed reading your opinions.
    06-10-2014 04:23 PM
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