Since its release, the Nokia Lumia 900 4G has become one of the more successful Windows Phone devices to hit the market. The handset has received glowing reviews and many of our smartphone-crazed brethren attest to the fact that the handset brings the best Windows Phone experience ever. This did not come as a surprise given the fact that this is the current flagship device of Nokia for the Windows Phone ecosystem. Not only that, the handset earned the distinction of snagging the first and third spots in the bestsellers list of an AT&T-authorized reseller on the day it was released to the market, a day that fell on a Sunday which coincided with a National Holiday no less.
Despite all the positive things said about the handset, the Nokia Lumia 900 4G is far from perfect. In fact, there have been a lot of complaints from users of the handset about its display giving of a purple tint whenever the brightness level of the handset’s display is set to low. Because of the barrage of complaints, Nokia committed to working on a software update that will take care of the said issue and the time has come for the manufacturer to announce the availability of the said software update.
Nokia announced today that the software update can now be had so you better hook up your Nokia Lumia 900 4G to your computer and fire up your Zune desktop software to get the software update process going. Once the update has been applied to the handset, you can already say adios to the purple-tinged display of the handset. In addition to that, the update will also bring enhancements to the features of the handset such as the improvements that will bring to the sensitivity of the Nokia Lumia 900 4G’ proximity sensor. Also, the update will come with minor tweaks and bug fixes so users of the handset are well advised to get this update applied as soon as they can.
In addition to the announcement of the availability of the software update, Nokia also announced that it is currently working on another software update for the Nokia Lumia 900 4G, a software update that the company claims will bring a lot of surprises in the future.
As for the Nokia Lumia 900 4G, the handset already packs Windows Phone 7.5 Mango for its operating system while its circuitry is built around a QualComm APQ8055 SnapDragon chipset. The handset is capable of a very smooth performance thanks to its 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor and 512 MB of RAM while its onboard memory is rated at 16GB.
Its 4.3-inch AMOLED display is made from Gorilla Glass and has a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels in addition to being powered by the company’s proprietary ClearBlack display technology. The Nokia Lumia 900 4G also comes with a very capable camera department with the main 8MP shooter capable of 720p video capture at its back panel while its front bezel is home to the handset’s 1.3MP video call camera which can also record VGA clips.