Nokia Lumia 900 Announced at CS 2012   Leave a comment

As predicted, Nokia launched the Nokia Lumia 900 at CES2012.

The specifications of the Lumia 900 has been confirmed as follows:

  • OS: Windows Phone Release 7.5 ā€“ Mango Commercial Release 2 (Mango + LTE)
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Display: 4.3 inch
  • Camera: (a)Primary: 8 megapixel camera with 28mm wide-angle F/2.2 lens (b) Front: 1.3MP front-facing camera that uses f/2.4
  • Storage: 16 GB internal memory (14.5GB user memory) + SkyDrive cloud storage
  • Weight: 160g
  • Dimensions: 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS
  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11 b/g/n)
  • USB: 2.0 high-speed
  • Bluetooth: 2.1 + EDR
  • 3mm headset connector

When will the Lumia 900 launch in South Africa?

In short, not anytime soon. Nokia has not even confirmed a release date for the US, and that’s their target market. During Engadget.com’s hands on with the Lumia 900, he noted that: “When it comes to firmware, we weren’t given the luxury of playing much with the handset since it was an early prototype model that is nowhere near its final status.

This implies one of two possibilities: Either we’ll get the Lumia 710 & 800 sometime in the near future, and we’ll get the Lumia 900 by I guess July/August. The other possibility is that all of the above will launch at the same time, nl. in July/August. Hopefully it’s not the latter and we’ll be able to get a taste of the 710 & 800 before the end of Feb.

For more reports, specs and hands-on video’s, check out the links below:

Official Nokia USA Page for the Nokia Lumia 900

Engadget.com: Announcement & Hands-on.

GSM Arena: Lumia 900 finally goes official

GSM Arena: Hands-on review

My Nokia Blog: Lumia 900 announced with pics and hands-on video

Nokia conversations: Lumia 900 – born for the USA

WP Central: Lumia 900 announced

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Posted January 10, 2012 by allaboutnokiasa in CES2012, Lumia 900, Nokia, Windows Phone

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