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OFFICIAL: Nokia announced the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone for the U.S.
Posted by Arne Hess - on Tuesday, 10.01.12 - 09:40:58 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 4831x
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As expected, yesterday evening Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone which will come for now exclusively to AT&T. It's the first of Nokia's Windows Phone to feature high-speed LTE connectivity. Looking similar to the Lumia 800, the Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3" AMOLED ClearBlack Display for rich, bright images both indoors and out, faster connection speeds based on cutting-edge 4G LTE technology and a long-lasting 1830 mAH battery for enjoying content all day. The primary camera includes Nokia's exclusive Carl Zeiss optics, with large F2.2 aperture and wide angle 28 mm focal length for high-quality, uncropped images even in low-light conditions.

The Nokia Lumia 800, which runs on Windows Phone 7.5, supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 850/1900/2100 MHz and dualband LTE at 1700/2100 & 700 MHz. Furthermore it supports WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and aGPS. It comes with 512 MB of RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory. At a size of 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm, it weights 160 g.

Unlike the Nokia 800, the Nokia Lumia 900 includes a front-facing camera boasting a large aperture and a wide angle lens that ensures sharp, bright images for high-quality video calling, right out of the box. Nokia's third Lumia smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 900 builds on Lumia's head-turning design on the outside and a rich social and Internet experience on the inside. People Hub is the quickest way to connect with friends with Live Tiles for real-time updates and a fast Web browsing experience with Internet Explorer Mobile.

The Nokia Lumia 900 comes with a range of Nokia, AT&T and U.S. exclusive and specific content experiences incl. Nokia Drive which provides free voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation with a dedicated in-car user interface that turns the Nokia Lumia 900 into a GPS navigation device, the AT&T U-verse Mobile app that lets U-verse TV subscribers browse the U-verse TV program guide, schedule and manage their DVR recordings, and watch hit TV shows while on the go., the exclusive ESPN sports hub which is pre-loaded on Nokia Lumia smartphones, and provides a one-stop sports application for news, videos and scores, the CNN App for Windows Phones which provides the latest news and video from CNN's reporting around the globe and direct access to iReport, CNN's participatory news community, the Univision App will be exclusive to Nokia Lumia users in the U.S. and Puerto Rico for 18 months, delivering unique and exclusive Spanish-language content experiences, including Univision entertainment, sports and soccer coverage, plus news, cooking and local content for different U.S. markets - all in one App.

The Nokia Lumia 900 will be available in the coming months in cyan and matte black, a price or worldwide availability wasn't announced so far.

Cheers ~ Arne


 
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Posted by benjitek on 10.01.12 - 11:52:17

Will be interesting to see if you can expand the memory, or at least get one with up to 64gb of storage.

While I wouldn't extend a contract for it, this looks like a fun device to have -- if WP7 had launched with something like this, it might have been successful.  Maybe it'll help make WP7 show up on a marketshare infographic...

Posted by Arne Hess on 10.01.12 - 12:52:06

No, you can't expand the memory! Windows Phone doesn't allow memory expansion through micro SD memory cards, even if a couple of 1st generation devices had micro SD memory cards. But the Lumia 900 hasn't have it anymore but embedded memory. And a 64 GB version was not yet announced but hey, who knows what the Mobile World Congress next month will bring! :-)

Posted by Hnry on 12.01.12 - 09:54:24

Its 1.4GHZ processor is good enough to perform faster. I also like other features especially its unique design.

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