Available in Matte Black or Cyan colors, the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows smartphone delivers the latest addition of the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system to a 4G LTE network for the first time. Exclusive to the new AT&T 4G LTE network that AT&T claims is up to 10 times faster than 3G, that handset is being offered for $49 with a standard new two-year activation. Average in size and slightly heavier in weight than the typical 4G smartphone, the handset is delivered in the familiar candy bar form factor, and offers the familiar Windows operating system alternative to the invasive Android OS. And the Nokia Lumia 900 handset introduces the largest display Nokia has ever unveiled on a smartphone and a high-end, Carl Zeiss optics package.
Buy the Nokia Lumia 900 starting at $49.
The 4.30 inch WVGA AMOLED display with ClearBlack technology delivers its visuals in more than 16 million unique colors, and pixel density runs 217 pixels per inch, for an overall screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Standard multitouch gestures are used to navigate that Lumia 900 touch screen, a light sensor automatically adjusts for the best possible brightness setting, and a built-in proximity sensor helps preserve battery life. That display is covered and protected by a scratch resistant and glare reducing layer of treatment. Talk time runs 7.0 hours and standby time is roughly 16 days from a single charge of the 1,830 mA cell.
The Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon microchip package on board includes a 1.4 GHz Scorpion central processor and graphics dedicated Adreno 205 chip. 512 MB of RAM system memory joins 16 GB of built-in storage to wrap up the hardware profile. The above-mentioned Carl Zeiss optics package on the Nokia Lumia 900 includes an f2.2/28mm lens, allows for capturing extrawide panoramic snapshots and video, and includes autofocus, touch to focus, video stabilizing, geo-tagging and exposure control features. Those features are delivered to the rear facing 8.0 megapixel chat cam with LED flash, and the front facing 1.3 megapixel camcorder also provides video call functionality. Allowing for continuous autofocus while video recording, the rear mounted camcorder provides 720P HD resolution video capture.
YouTube, Flickr, Picasa and Twitter online destinations have been preinstalled for out-of-the-box access, the on board music player filters by album, artist or play lists while supporting all audio file formats, and an FM stereo radio with RDS is also present in the multimedia package.The Nokia Lumia 900 4G Windows Phone 7.5 handset also allows for voice dialing and voice memo recording, as well as other voice command options. Buy the Nokia Lumia 900 starting at $49.