Nokia Lumia Icon

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The Lumia Icon is Nokia’s new flagship handset and a Verizon exclusive. It all starts with a smaller 5-inch OLED display with Nokia’s ClearBlack technology that operates at a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080. Under the hood is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 clocked at 2.2GHz, 2GB of system memory and 32GB of onboard flash storage.

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By LanOC Reviews on

With the Icon being the first Windows Phone OS phone that I have had the chance to check out I ended up spending more time adjusting to the new OS than I typically would. With that though I found a new appreciation for the OS and can see why it is...

By HotHardware on

If you're looking for the equivalent of the Lumia 1520 in terms of performance, but need a device for Verizon, the Nokia Lumia Icon is it. In our performance benchmarks, the two are nearly impossible to tell apart, and both are a big leap ahead of...

By Ubergizmo on 80

The Nokia Icon is a wonderful Windows Phone device, which is well designed and great to use. It could be a strong phone if you like the OS in general, or if your activities are very much focused on email, mobile photography, web browsing — plus other...

By The Gadgeteer on

I enjoyed reviewing the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT tablet a few weeks ago and since it's been over a year, I thought it was time that I reviewed another Windows Phone device as well. Verizon offered to send me the Nokia Lumia Icon (aka Lumia 929),...

By MobileTechReview on 80

Looks aside, this is Nokia's best Lumia yet, unless you're a serious camera buff who lusts for the Nokia Lumia 1020. The Lumia Icon brings a full HD display, cutting edge CPU and graphics and an excellent camera to Windows Phone, and despite my...

By GSMArena on

With solid build quality, excellent performance and an array of useful free services on tap, the Nokia Lumia Icon may be just a smaller Lumia 1520, but that's enough to make it the best smartphone to run Microsoft's mobile OS hands down. Verizon...

By on 80

Nokia Lumia Icon verdict Open Gallery The Nokia Lumia Icon is probably the best Windows Phone around at the moment: it bests the Lumia 1020 in every major respect except looks and camera skills, boasts quad-core power and a fantastic screen. And...

By on

The Nokia Lumia Icon is a follow-up to Verizon's previous Nokia phone, the Lumia 928 . With the Icon having a larger screen, more horsepower under the hood and a bigger camera outback, the phone, on paper, appears to be a significant upgrade. With a...

By TechRadar on 70

As far as Windows Phones go, the Lumia Icon is solid.

By Pocketnow on 88

If we're to be completely honest, the Lumia Icon is easily one of the most solid experiences we've ever had with a smartphone. Battery life, performance, camera, call quality, data speeds, and nearly everything in-between are consistent, reliable, and...

By IGN on 75

Nokia has, yet again, created a fantastic Windows Phone device for Verizon Wireless subscribers. But while the Lumia Icon features an amazing camera, great battery life, and a beautiful display, it also includes a heavy, uncomfortable design and an operating system that has yet to be as refined as its major competitors.

By on

The Nokia Lumia ICON a devices that we have been expecting for sometime a the successor to the not so like Nokia Lumia 928 on Verizon last. The Lumia ICON thankfully comes in a s a well polished device that takes a lot from is bigger brother the Lumia...

By Wired on 70

I've been a fan of Nokia's Windows Phone-running Lumia line since it debuted with the Lumia 800 in 2011 . The hardware quality and design are always superb, and the software platform continues to show promise. Still, while the Lumia Icon is arguably one...

By SlashGear on

You could accuse Nokia and Verizon of tempting fate, hopping off the traditional numbered Lumia naming scheme and giving their new phone an ambitious title like Icon. To do so invites all manner of comparisons, and while Nokia's Icon may be one of its...

By PC World on 80

While the Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon remains the best Windows Phone we've tested in 2014, noticeable shutter lag and a nagging lack of applications still hold it...

By Phone Arena on

Proving itself to be one of the most outstanding Android smartphones launched over the past holiday season, the LG G2 isn’t one to let down a good fight, especially when it’s against a newer rival that’s looking to supplant it from the its top...

By Engadget on 87

The Lumia Icon is the solid high-end Windows Phone that we've wanted for a long time. It has an amazing display, great performance and solid imaging capability, but its exclusivity to Verizon will severely limit its...

By The Verge on 70

The first Walkman. The original Game Boy. The clickable, spinning iPod. The Polaroid camera. Those are icons, gadgets I can close my eyes and imagine perfectly even now. The Lumia Icon doesn't qualify. It's not bad, far from it. It's just utterly forgettable. And for Nokia, for Windows Phone, for Microsoft, forgettable is dangerous.

By BusinessInsider on

If you're a Verizon customer and want a Windows Phone, the Nokia Lumia Icon is your best choice. Not because it's a breakthrough and stellar product, but because you really don't have many other options. If you want the best the Windows Phone ecosystem has to offer, you'll have to switch carriers or hope Nokia comes up with something better for Verizon customers.

By Phone Arena on

Nearly a year has gone by, and it’s hard to believe that the Samsung Galaxy S4 is still in contention – its heart still beating profusely in light of the heavy competition around. Over on Verizon’s lineup, the Nokia Lumia Icon is giving the carrier a...