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  1. benny142's Avatar
    all is good except battery life.. Battery life sucks big time and storage is limited to 16GB. If you can deal with both these, go for it... ;) Its an awesome phone!
    08-08-2014 01:06 PM
  2. 1thedavehall's Avatar
    I love my 925. Battery life is great, more than enough storage with 16GB, I have a lot of stuff stored and still have 9GB available. Camera is the best I've ever seen on a phone. Build quality is solid and the screen is beautiful and vibrant. I would recommend it.
    Rodrigo Mendes likes this.
    08-09-2014 04:45 PM
  3. Paul Verizzo's Avatar
    I just bought a used 925 on eBay for $160. Allegedly "great" condition. I have an 810, I wanted Wifi Calling on my primary phone, and LTE wouldn't hurt.
    08-09-2014 08:56 PM
  4. metalchick719's Avatar
    To the OP - go for the 925 if you can find it for a good price. I love it and it's become my main driver (I also have an 810 and a 920). I've found battery life to be pretty good on 8.1, probably a bit better than on my 810, which is also running 8.1. Cameras are also great. I love the rear shooter and at this point, I think it takes even better pics than my 920 did, which is saying a lot! The FFC is pretty decent as well. I just took a couple of selfies with it two days ago and they came out pretty clear and not at all grainy. The 16GB isn't an issue if you're not heavy on games or loading music on your phone. I have 10GB free on mine.
    08-09-2014 09:33 PM
  5. Roderick Aspiras's Avatar
    Go ahead you probably won't regret it : )
    08-17-2014 03:50 AM
  6. chalx's Avatar
    The metal case is fragile? Really? Do tell.
    Yes it is. Thin, rounded metal seem fragile. Also, it's not easy to hold if its not in case. In first week when we got it in my company, few people accidentaly dropped phones.


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    08-17-2014 06:30 AM
  7. Julzilla's Avatar
    I love my 925, my only gripe about it is the lack of external storage. I'm now running cyan+8.1 update 1 PFD. As someone had already said, you need a case because the aluminum frame is slippy. Mine came with Nokia monster headset for free as a promo and I also love them. Battery lasts a day of normal use.
    08-17-2014 09:05 AM
  8. Rodrigo Mendes's Avatar
    I think 825 have a very good grip. Not the best, but very good. Of course if uses a cover, the grip will be improved, but it's not necessary.
    08-18-2014 11:39 AM
  9. fdalbor's Avatar
    A few months ago AT&T made a mistake and put the 925 on sale for 79.99. It was a one day mistake by them but I was one of the lucky ones that got in an order and got the phone two days later. About four hours later they put the phone back at the normal price of 399$. Anyway I got it to replace my excellent 820. I took the sim from my 820 put it in the 925 and used it for two weeks. After the two weeks I decided to stay with my 820 because of the SD card slot, the wireless charging back cover, removeable battery, and a few other things. The 820 and 925 have the same CPu, memory etc. I love the way the 925 looks; but it fits my wifes usage better (she has no problem with only 16GB of enternal storage. As far a battery the 925 is a little better; but not by much. I adverage 1 day and 13 hours on my 820 (learned how to get max usage from it); while my wife gets 1 day 17 hours of usage. While the 925 has a much better resolution on the screen I have seen them side by side a hundred times and I can't tell much difference. Don't get me wrong I love the 925; but I like the 820 better especially with the addition of cyan/8.1. I would wait for a look see at the 830 before I spent alot of money on the 925. If you can get it for a very good price, OK. The camera in the 925 takes better pictures; but with the new Nokia Camera app the 820 is not far behing. Love um both; but think the 820 (with the addition of cyan/8.1) is a better phone for my usage type.
    08-18-2014 11:59 AM
  10. Rodrigo Mendes's Avatar
    A few months ago AT&T made a mistake and put the 925 on sale for 79.99. It was a one day mistake by them but I was one of the lucky ones that got in an order and got the phone two days later. About four hours later they put the phone back at the normal price of 399$. Anyway I got it to replace my excellent 820. I took the sim from my 820 put it in the 925 and used it for two weeks. After the two weeks I decided to stay with my 820 because of the SD card slot, the wireless charging back cover, removeable battery, and a few other things. The 820 and 925 have the same CPu, memory etc. I love the way the 925 looks; but it fits my wifes usage better (she has no problem with only 16GB of enternal storage. As far a battery the 925 is a little better; but not by much. I adverage 1 day and 13 hours on my 820 (learned how to get max usage from it); while my wife gets 1 day 17 hours of usage. While the 925 has a much better resolution on the screen I have seen them side by side a hundred times and I can't tell much difference. Don't get me wrong I love the 925; but I like the 820 better especially with the addition of cyan/8.1. I would wait for a look see at the 830 before I spent alot of money on the 925. If you can get it for a very good price, OK. The camera in the 925 takes better pictures; but with the new Nokia Camera app the 820 is not far behing. Love um both; but think the 820 (with the addition of cyan/8.1) is a better phone for my usage type.
    Lumia 820 is a very good device too. I had one before Lumia 925. A missing SD Card feature is really a dealbreaker for a multimedia users.

    About the battery, I think the difference of usage between you and your wife is huge. My old 820 barely lasts a day (4G/WiFi, a lot of Whatsapp and social networks), despite my Lumia 925. Huge difference for me.
    08-18-2014 01:40 PM
  11. Asskickulater's Avatar
    -How's the battery life? Both in the Developer Preview or not. Because in my 820 is really sucks, it needs three times charging a day and I even had used the MPJ's 2500 mAh battery. (I'm on the Lumia Black Developer Preview 8.1)
    battery life is decent, its not amazing, but it lasts through an average day for me with about 30% left

    -Is it too late already to buy a 925?
    Well, that depends, the phone is officially EOL (atleast on T-mobile, but probably the same case on all carriers) so cyan is likely its last official update, though you always have the dev preview to fallback on. It's a nice phone, it feels nice to hold, I get a ton of compliments on it out in public, it has one of the most beautiful displays (gotta love OLED) and it just all around id a great phone, and with the EOL, its price is pretty low

    -How troublesome are the 16gb capacity? Mind it that I'd only store about half five hundred songs (300mb) and I don't play games in my phone, and the rest are used by the social and media apps and the photo editor apps and the photos and videos I take on it.
    I think you'd be fine, I struggle with it, but I have tons of music at 320 kb/s bitrate, for just social media? pfft, that wont take anything space wise

    -And how would you rate your 925's camera? Both front and back.
    I haven't used the front camera much to give a good review on, from the times I did use it, it seemed average.The rear camera is great, it doesn't take OMGAWESOME pictures, but it wows friends and family, its really good in low light conditions too.

    conclusion: If you don't mind getting an aging phone that likely wont keep support long (if it still has it) then yea, I'd definately recommend this phone, it really is a nice little thing, and, this is just my personal opinion, but I think it has the best body design in all of the lumia series
    08-22-2014 12:05 AM
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