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Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia this month proved it wasn't ready to give up on the Windows Phone platform just yet, releasing its new Lumia 920 smartphone based on Microsoft's next-gen version of its struggling mobile OS.

Unveiled at a New York City launch event on Sept. 5, the new Lumia 920 runs Windows Phone 8 software, which marks the latest in a series of attempts by Nokia to compete against smartphone giants Apple and Samsung. The Lumia 920 sports several improvements compared to its predecessor the Lumia 900, including a faster 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, built-in wireless charging and support for near-field communication.

Pricing and availability details have not been given for the Lumia 920, but it's clear that the device represents the latest in a series of swings and misses by both Nokia and Microsoft to lure U.S. consumers away from the iPhone.

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