Posts tagged with: Lumia 900

[Full Lumia 900 Review] One of the first steps towards Nokia's re-entry to the US market, the Lumia 900 was revealed at CES 2012. Following a similar unibody design as the Lumia 800, the larger Lumia 900 packs a few new features. On front is a new 4.3-inch AMOLED display with Nokia's ClearBlack technology. Inside the Lumia 900 smartphone is a 1.4 GHz processor joined with 512MB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. On back is an eight-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and dual LED flash. Other features of the Lumia 900 include LTE connectivity and a front facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video chatting over the included Tango application. Read on for the latest Nokia Lumia 900 news, reviews and videos:

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    Remember when Windows Phone was in its infancy and we were optimistic that Microsoft might be able to mitigate the sort of problems Android faced with OEMs and carriers dragging their feet when it came to software updates? We've had a healthy dose of reality since then, and while the WP landscape may not be quite so fragmented as Android's, it's far from a well-oiled, finely tuned machine. To that effect, many AT&T Lumia 900 users are only just today getting their Windows Phone 7.8 updates. This update contains the latest 7.10.8862.144 system software we saw arrive in March, correcting ...

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    We didn't expect to run the Weekly with a skeleton crew two weeks in a row - and it's a good thing we didn't have to. Mere minutes into this week's Tony-and-Michael-only podcast, Taylor Martin arrives to save us from the spectre of a fun, but low-energy, two-man show. In its place: jokes, laughs, and a lot of industry insight you're gonna wanna put your ears on. We talk phone batteries that can jump-start your car, what place Twitter has in music, whether we should be excited about Motorola's X phone or Nokia's aluminum Catwalk, and the strengths and weaknesses of Windows Phone, Facebook ...

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    Oh no! Just how many variations on the same design can the market take? I guess the fair answer to that is different from person to person and there's always the good old saying according to which you shouldn't fix something that is not broken (or, in this case, that still sells). Apple's iPhones look fairly the same; of course there are differences from one major iteration to the other (3, 4, 5) but the design principle is alike. Before Samsung launched its Galaxy S 4 I was praying for a new design because the current pebble-like aspect has been used and abused like a good old... Galaxy S ...

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    Last September, I was standing outside a venue in New York City, talking with the man himself, Michael Fisher. We were in line for the Nokia Lumia 920 announcement, trying not to drool all over ourselves in anticipation of what I then believed would be the device of the 2012. Leaving the event and having every attempt to hold the device myself snuffed, I was a tad disappointed. Not only because I merely got to touch the display for a few seconds, but also because the device turned out to be just as fallible to the barrage of hype and rumors as any other device. When first announced, its ...

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    Last week, on the heels of the BlackBerry 10 launch event in Toronto, I crafted a pair of quick-and-dirty comparison videos showcasing the differences between the BB10 OS and the Windows Phone 8 and Android platforms. I admit that the set had its problems, filmed as it was under severe time constraints in a hotel room with horrible audio. Several factual errors needed to be corrected in editing, and we subsequently filmed some follow-up videos to offer a more thorough presentation. Still, neither Android nor Windows Phone came away from the analysis unscathed: in the categories we selected ...

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    There have been a ton of compelling rumors over the past few weeks concerning just when Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.8 update would finally become available, ranging from broader windows to some very specific dates. The most recent to come our way had us looking forward to January 31, but now a new leak makes it seem that the updates will start going out one day earlier, on January 30. WPCentral managed to get its hands on an internal AT&T email that lays the whole thing out for the Lumia 900. The approximately hundred-megabyte update will be available to subscribers next Wednesday, and ...

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    Life frequently defies our expectations. For example, if it's your first full season covering mobile-technology trade shows, sometimes you find your expectations for a nice, quiet lull between CES and MWC completely upset -toppled, really- by reality. For this editor, that reality came fast and fierce, delivering an unbelievable bounty of rumor and speculation at his doorstep on the morning of this week's Pocketnow Weekly podcast. The bright side: you get to hear all the latest news and gossip surrounding Galaxy S IV and Note 8.0 speculation; HTC's Droid DNA upgrade with a very James ...

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    The Windows Phone 7.8 update for Nokia's first-gen Lumia phones is still on track for an early 2013 roll-our, according to the manufacturer. The refresh should bring a couple of features present on Windows Phone 8, like the improved Home screen, to legacy Windows Phone 7 devices. "With Windows Phone 7.8 beginning to ship pre-loaded on Nokia Lumia smartphones, we will naturally be deploying the software to our factories for product rollout", said the Finnish phone maker. While no more details were made public, Nokia confirmed that, as far as existing devices are concerned, the actual ...

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    Several months back, I wrote a piece explaining why it's the rate plans, not device prices, that customers should focus on when buying subsidized smartphones in the U.S. That's because, while shelling out a mountain of dollars for a smartphone at a retail store feels a lot more costly than paying $80 a month for a wireless bill, the reality is that the monthly bill will cost you much more over the course of a two-year contract. I'm not sure people, as a whole, have gotten the point yet. That's probably because reality's hard to accept, companies obscure the true cost of their services, ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through Amazon Wireless recent anti-iPhone strategy, by dropping the price of the Galaxy S III in half on iPhone launch day. We later talk about the Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software upgrade details, which are set for next month. We then go through Google's anti-iPhone strategy by offering free public Wi-Fi through Boingo starting today and until the month ends, exclusively for Android customers. Then it's Nokia-Windows Phone time as we talk about Nokia's Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade plans for current Lumia customers. We end today's show by ...

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    Nokia's Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 are now official, giving Windows Phone users their first chance to check out some of the company's PureView imaging technology, but what if you're rocking one of Nokia's previous Windows Phone 7 Lumia models? The manufacturer wants you to know that it hasn't forgotten about you, posting a message to its blog today to explain some of the software updates on the way for owners of the Lumia 610, 710, 800, and 900. While it doesn't refer to it by name, Nokia alludes to the release of Windows Phone 7.8 by mention of a WP8-style start screen coming to all four ...

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    One of the trials between Apple and Samsung is coming to an end and, before the jury deliberates, the two companies gave their closing arguments, final statements. Apple is accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design and even showed the court slides with Samsung devices before and after the iPhone hit the market. Part of Apple's final statement was this sentence: "not every smartphone needs to look like an iPhone". At that point Apple showed a Nokia-made Lumia and a Sony (Ericsson)-made Xperia Arc, emphasizing on these two examples that, according to their beliefs, managed to become ...

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    We've talked about it briefly on our Pocketnow Weekly Podcast -- and we occasionally touch on it whenever Nokia's and Microsoft's share of the market comes in discussion -- but now it appears that the speculations can end. The Finnish company made its financial records for the second quarter of the year public, and with the numbers, we find out details about Lumia sales. It appears that Nokia sold four million Lumia devices in the second quarter -- compared with one million reported for the last quarter of 2011 and two million in the first quarter of this year -- managing to double its ...

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    The Pink Nokia Lumia 900 becomes available for pre-orders today, July 15, but that's not the only good news (if at all for most) that Nokia and AT&T have prepared for you. Starting today, the price of the phone on AT&T has been dramatically reduced so those who didn't purchase it yet have one more reason to grab one. Starting today, instead of $99 and a two-year contract you will be able to buy an AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 for $49.99. Whether this is one (last) push for the phone -- in light of the Windows Phone 8 news and the platform's coming -- is yet unknown. Should you buy a ...

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    The Nokia Lumia 900 seems to be among the most popular Windows Phones on the market at the moment and fans of the platform can grab the device from AT&T in white, black and cyan. Nokia is announcing the addition of another color, probably trending with the summer (or targeting female customers): pink. If you want to grab one and be different, you can pre-order it starting July 15 either in a brick-and-mortar AT&T store or online. Of course, Nokia can't stress it enough that the colors of the Lumia 900 (pink included) are not painted on top of a plastic but are deeply residing ...

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