Nokia Lumia 900

Posted: February 18, 2012 in Technology

 

Nokia Lumia 900


Have you heard about Nokia Lumia 900?? Follow this article..

 

If you’re familiar with the Nokia Lumia 800, you’ll get a sense for how this device feels. It is, essentially, a bigger version of that phone. The 3.7-inch screen is superseded by a 4.3-inch AMOLED display, but the build is almost exactly the same. The iPod nano-inspired industrial design is still present, with an attractive non-painted polycarbonate unibody integrating well with the Gorilla Glass display.

For those who missed the official announcement, we should note that the Nokia Lumia 900 would arrive on shelves with a 1.4 GHz single-core application processor inside, as well as with a 4.3-inch touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla Glass, capable of delivering an 800 x 480 pixels resolution.

Nokia packed the new device with an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with the ability to record 720p videos, as well as with a 1-megapixel camera on the front for video calling.

The Nokia Lumia 900 will hit shelves with 512 MB of RAM to complement the Qualcomm APQ8055 + MDM9200 (WCDMA) CPU, as well as with 14.5 GB of mass memory that cannot be expanded using MicroSD memory cards. However, users will benefit from access to SkyDrive cloud storage.

Below are the specifications of Nokia Lumia 900.

General

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Announced 2012, January
Status Coming soon
     

 

Body

Dimensions 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm, 90 cc
Weight 160 g
     

 

Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
  – Nokia ClearBlack display

 

Sound

Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3,5 mm jack Yes

 

Memory

Card slot No
Internal 16GB storage, 512 MB RAM
     

 

 

Data

GPRS Class 33
EDGE Class 33
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps DL, 25 Mbps UL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS

 

Camera

Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization
Secondary Yes, 1.3 MP, VGA@30fps

 

Features

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Chipset Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon
CPU 1.4 GHz Scorpion
GPU Adreno 205
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java No
Colors Black, cyan
  – MicroSIM card support only
– SNS integration
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
– Video/photo editor
– Voice memo/command/dial
– Predictive text input

 

Battery

  Standard battery, Li-Ion 1830 mAh (BP-6EW)
Stand-by Up to 300 h
Talk time Up to 7 h
Music play Up to 60 h

 

Misc

Price group

 

In addition to offering support for LTE Band 17 (700), and LTE Band 4 (1700/2100), the new smartphone also arrives on shelves with WCDMA Band I, II, V and VIII connectivity, as well as with GSM (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz) capabilities.

WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth capabilities were packed inside the new device as well, along with a BP-6EW 1830mAh battery that can deliver up to 7 hours of talk time, 6.5 hours of playback time, or up to 300 hours of standby time.

Nokia’s Lumia 900 is being launched with Micro USB port, 3.5mm AHJ Connector, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer Sensor, Ambient light sensor, and 3D Accelerometer. It also sports a built-in GPS receiver to offer access to navigation services.

The new Nokia handset is powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Commercial Release 2 platform, and comes loaded with applications and software such as Bing Maps, AT&T Navigator, Tango Video Calls, Nokia Maps and Nokia Drive, ESPN Sports Hub, Xbox Live, and more.

What we know at the moment on the new device is when it will arrive on the market. AT&T said that it should be released in the next few months, so stay tuned for more.

Design, Dimensions and Input Method of Phone

On the first eye you’ll notice that this phone has bigger screen than Lumia 800. The phone comes with the wide screen of 4.3 inches. The dimensions of the phone are 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm. The volume of the phone is 90 cc and the weight of the phone is 160 g. The phone is fully touch screen, but phone alson has some keys for direct functions like Camera key, Volume key, Power/Lock Key etc.

 

Display and Touch Screen Details

 

The phone has AMOLED capacitive tuch screen. The phone can display upto 10 million colors. The resolution of the screen is 480 x 800 pixels. The touch screen also supports multitouch technology. The phone has Nokia Clear Black display technology.

Connectivity and Memory/Storage Details

The phone supports WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1. You can connect the phone with computer with High-speed USB 2.0. Phone has a 3.5 mm AHJ connector. The phone has 512 MB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The phone has not any external card slot.

Camera, Music and Multimedia Details

The phone has 8 megapixel camera with 3264×2448 pixels output. The phone supports autofocus feature and dual-LED flash. Camera uses Carl Zeiss optics. The video output of the phone is 720p with 30 frames per second. The phone has a secondary camera also, the secondary camera is of 1.3 MP. You can have video calling by this phone.

Phone supports Nokia Music Player. The phone can play almost every common music file format. FM Radio, Audio Streaming, Bluetooth Stere are some other audio features of the phone.

This phone is the real blast of features. Discussing cost of this phone is not a big matter. Although the phone has not been launched in Indian market till now (27th January 2012). But it is expected  that the price of this phone in Indian market will be approx Rs. 37,999/- only.

A lot had to happen for gigantic companies Nokia and Microsoft to become plucky underdogs in the smartphone field, but the combined effort to recapture former glories was hugely evident with the launch of the recent Nokia Lumia 800, which was one of the most refreshing handsets we’ve seen in a while. Next up is the Nokia Lumia 900.

The success of the Windows Phone platform is good for the smartphone industry, offering a clear way out from the Android or Apple choice users are currently faced with and Nokia is doing a lot of the leg work to make this a reality, placing its very future existence in the hands of Windows Phone.

The Nokia Lumia 900 also arrives with similar matte black and the gorgeous cyan blue casings, with the prospect of more colours arriving once the device is launched.

There are further similarities with the Lumia 800 in the placing of the neatly-integrated, unobtrusive hard camera and volume keys, on the right edge of the device and the microUSB charging port and headphone jack at the foot of the device.

There are differences, aside from the size. The Nokia Lumia 900 brings a 1-megapixel front facing camera for 4G video conferencing and a new wide angle lens on the back of the device.

Overall, this is one of the finer examples of smartphone design in recent years and has a really youthful look and feel – especially the blue model. Nokia has always made solid, reliable hardware but has lacked engaging software in recent years. Enter Windows Phone.

Nokia Lumia 900: Features

Like its older, yet smaller, sibling the Lumia 900 brings Windows Mobile 7.5, or Mango as its known in the common tongue. The upgrade in mid-2011 was a massive boon to the fledgling Windows Phone platform offering indications that reaching its obvious potential was in sight. The Mango update brought 250 new features including IE9, threaded messages, improved Xbox LIVE integration, multi-tasking and improved live tiles allowing more information to be displayed on the homescreen, as found on the HTC Titan.

The native Windows Phone operating system really shines on Nokia’s devices. We enjoyed the limited time we were given browsing through the interface. Nokia reps were pretty adamant that we weren’t able to browse through apps as the final software build wasn’t complete.

In terms of other features on the device, Nokia continues its long tradition of offering massively well-specced cameras on its smartphones. The rear facing camera boasts Carl Zeiss Tessar optics (as expected). As we mentioned above, the Lumia 900 boasts a wide-angle lens, enabling you to capture more within the frame. The front-facing camera is also a new edition. HD video is present at 720p 30fps resolution.

Other than the size increase, 4G LTE internet is the main upgrade on show, although on the show floor at CES we were unable to test for increased speeds. In terms of other connectivity there’s Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1 and GPS.

Pricing & Availability

Nokia Lumia 900 will be exclusively available on AT&T in US in the next couple of months, with March 18th being tipped as the expected launch date by well known Microsoft enthusiast Mary Jo Foley. No official word on pricing or International availability yet.

This coming year is a big one for both Microsoft and Nokia. The two joined forces during 2011 with the aim of a mutually beneficial partnership. Microsoft needed a hardware partner it could push around, and Nokia needed a current mobile OS to adorn its impressive hardware. Just how that will pan out through the next twelve months could well prove to be very important for both parties.

We are expecting great things to come of the Windows Phone 7 platform though 2012, and we certainly hope Microsoft can give Apple and Google a run for their money in the smartphone arena. More competition helps all of us, and with RIM fading away, Microsoft needs to take up the reigns and keep the two runaway leaders honest.

What is your opinion ??

 

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