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    My sister (15) got a Lumia 900 last fall less rhan 2 months before WP8 launched. My Mom and I have Windows Phones, so naturally she followed suit. However after 6 months, we ended up getting her a used iPhone 4 because she complained about all her friends having an iPhone.

    When I had dinner with her today, she actually brought up the 1020 and was excited about it. Of course now course she wants one. I didn't say anything to bring the subject up, or tell her about the 1020. So she's seeing the ads and they are peeking her interest.

    My buddy who is a big Android fan wants one too, but he wants it with Android, lol.
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    That's great to hear. It's nice to see more people are seeing the ads and becoming interested without any other influences.
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    Yeah, anytime people ask me about my phone or I talk about it, they go, "Oh yeah, that new one they launched! It looks like a cool phone!" Of course, people said that a lot when I got my Lumia 900, and its sales were meh...

    Then again, one lady when I was eating lunch at the North Shore of Oahu (Hawaiian vacation, so happy!) saw my phone sitting on the table, resting in its camera grip. She noticed me texting, and quickly became curious. Apparently, her curiosity got the better of her, because she finally came over and asked, "Excuse me, is that a camera or a phone?" So I gave her a nice, couple minute demo, explaining the device, showing off its camera and the camera grip. She seemed very impressed, and when I was done, she said, "Well then, I think I know what my next phone will be."

    So the ads, combined with the uniqueness of the device (therefore, getting people to look and be curious as to what it is) are a great force af spreading awareness.

    I know we say this for every device, but I think our current power packed 1020, 925, and 928 flagship combo (for the US at least) could finally be Nokia's breakthrough. Carriers are finally heavily pushing these phones. Granted, I've still heard people complain about the lack of apps on Windows Phone, but hey, it's better than a year ago when people didn't even know what Windows Phone is.
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    There is SOOO Many Lumia 925 ads when i go on here, wiki's and tons of other websites.
    Proud owner of a Nokia Lumia 1520 in Black I have developed one app!

    My personal YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/MickLMZR
    Look at my band's channel! http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPghwXNoo65KaARZtxDJm1g
    And Soundcloud Account! https://soundcloud.com/marigoldrock

    I also own a Nokia Lumia 520, HTC Mozart 7, iPod Touch 5th gen 32GB, iPod Touch 4th gen 8GB, HP Veer (AT&T) White, Microsoft Surface 2 64GB, Blackberry Playbook 16GB, iPhone 4 32GB and HP Pre3 8GB.
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    Agreed.... while on vacation in Hilton Head, I had my phone out and was taking pictures of the marsh land with a few kids around and adults who were crabbing. A 10ish year old kid walked up to me and said - Is that the new phone on TV? COOL!

    Made my day.
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    Yes, a kid on elevator playing his Ipad, saw my Phone "Wow, the new awesome camera phone". Did not had time for me to open Games App.
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    I don't watch tv, but more than 3 people who saw my phone and said they seen it on the tv ad.
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    Everybody wants that camera with android.. I just don't understand why would you want to use that mess of an OS. Virtual machines, ads everywhere.. every oem has some sort of a silly skin on top of it..
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    Quote Originally Posted by vlad0 View Post
    Everybody wants that camera with android.. I just don't understand why would you want to use that mess of an OS. Virtual machines, ads everywhere.. every oem has some sort of a silly skin on top of it..
    Maybe because...you know...it's popular?
    Besides, you can de-Google Android.
    Apparently, there is not a single trace of Segoe UI on this forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by giffis View Post
    Yes, a kid on elevator playing his Ipad, saw my Phone "Wow, the new awesome camera phone". Did not had time for me to open Games App.
    That's awesome. It seems like the younger generation is really excited by the camera which surprises me a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LMZR View Post
    There is SOOO Many Lumia 925 ads when i go on here, wiki's and tons of other websites.
    You do know those ads are probably based off browser cookies that you created by being obsessed with the 925 repeatedly haha. Most sites use cookie based ads, in some way.

    but yeah. I watched a football game on ESPN MNF the other night and saw the 1020 commercial at least 5 times. Maybe 10 times.
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    They are advertising L1020 quite considerably:

    Microsofts "Invisible Cameras" has aired 1767 time so far and the "Soccer" app 66 times (+2 times in Spanish).
    AT&Ts "Concert" commercial has aired 1441 times so far.
    Commercial Search Results for lumia 1020 - iSpot.tv
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    Airing on MTV first and then nationally:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. MacPhisto View Post
    Airing on MTV first and then nationally:

    If only Nokia & Microsoft put this add on tv globally, so sad, i want to see this add in Belgium on TV, i'm sure many of them wo sees this are going to be 'WOWED' :( so sad :(
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    Quote Originally Posted by Credo93 View Post
    If only Nokia & Microsoft put this add on tv globally, so sad, i want to see this add in Belgium on TV, i'm sure many of them wo sees this are going to be 'WOWED' :( so sad :(
    Just a question on an ad like this in Belgium. I know of the diversity of languages throughout the country (we hosted a Belgian exchange student when I was a kid, he was from Liege and is a Walloon). Would they do it in a voiceover for each region or subtitle it? I'm just curious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spaulagain View Post
    That's awesome. It seems like the younger generation is really excited by the camera which surprises me a bit.
    This younger generation loves posting "selfies" on every social media site imaginable. Of course they're going to love good cameras on a phone!

    Well, as long as they have filters to make themselves blurry and stuff.

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