Nokia Announces The Windows Phone Powered Nokia Lumia 900

Posted Jan 10, 2012

Nokia Corporation has announced the Nokia Lumia 900, which they called their “biggest yet thinnest Windows Phone.” This is Nokia’s first phone to support high-speed LTE data transfers. This phone was designed exclusively for AT&T. It has a bigger, faster, and stronger smartphone experience which has a larger screen and faster processor. The Nokia Lumia 900 allows data download speeds of up to 50Mbps on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. This means that you can watch videos and download apps almost as fast as it takes to open them.

The Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display. The resolution is 800 by 480 pixels. Inside of the Lumia 900 is a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8055 + MDM9200 processor. The Lumia 900 has a polycarbonate unibody design and an 1830mAH battery. The battery supports 7 hours of talk-time and up to 300 hours on standby. The Nokia Lumia 900 has Nokia Maps and Nokia Drive through the Windows Phone Marketplace. Nokia Drive has free turn-by-turn voice-guided navigation.

The Nokia Lumia 900 has social networking integrated to the core of the operating system. All of your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn contacts will be available from the start. The built-in Games and Music hubs can handle music and entertainment, which includes Xbox and Zune integration. On the back of the phone is an 8-megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss lens and dual LED flash. The Nokia Lumia 900 has a larger f2.2/28mm aperture, which allows more light into the camera for faster performance and lower chance for motion blur. The Lumia 900 supports hi-res video capture for 720p/30fps action footage. There is a front-facing camera that gives support for video calls (1-megapixel with an f2.4 lens and 30fps capture).

There is 16GB of internal storage (14.5GB user memory) and SkyDrive cloud storage. There is 512MB of RAM built in. Other specs include WiFi, USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, and 3mm headset connector. This phone will run on Windows Phone Mango 7.5.

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