Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Nokia commences Lumia 925 sales in Germany, adds Glance Screen beta

updated 06:28 am EDT, Mon June 10, 2013

Glance Screen provides always-on clock on display, double-tap unlocking

Nokia has commenced sales of its aluminum-clad smartphone in Germany, with a software beta for its lock screen. The Lumia 925, hitting retailers and carriers in Germany before reaching other European markets, China, then the US, will include something called the Nokia Glance Screen, which will allow some notification access without fully unlocking the device.

Functioning as a permanent clock for the lock screen, unlockable by double tapping, the Glance Screen will show a battery gauge and a status icon for the ringer, as well as offering a "night mode" that uses less lower. Isn't clear if the screen can be personalized to add extra icons, but it is likely to have some sort of option to add to it in a future iteration. Nokia states it will be making the Glance Screen available to other Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices as part of its software update, scheduled in July.

The Lumia 925 offers a 4.5-inch AMOLED display running at 1280x768, a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon with 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. On the rear is an 8.7-megapixel PureView smart camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and the Lumia 925 also has NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and 4G LTE connectivity options.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, it's not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often touted as f ...

Moshi iVisor AG and XT for iPad Air 2

Have you ever tried to put in a screen protector that relies on static to cling to the screen? How many bubbles and wrinkles does it h ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News