BY admin | November 17, 2012
Nokia Lumia 920’s USA release has been a huge success for the Finnish company. AT&T, Amazon and Walmart have run out the handset
Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone Lumia 920 is getting big response in the U.S. Its carrier AT&T has already sold out all units of the device in every color. Some white models of the 920 are available with the major retailers, however. Demand for the premium Windows Phone 8 in Australia and U.K. is also much bigger than the supply, market reports say.
Well, Nokia has done well with the Lumia 920. Huge response toward the handset indicates its popularity. It further tells that many people have decided to test the strength of a nice Windows Phone 8 device. Maybe, it will result in a good turnover for both Nokia and Microsoft, which respectively look ahead to set their feet in mobile making and software development.
Nokia Lumia 920; Availability
Nokia has just taken its top Windows Phone 8 handset into the market. In the U.S., AT&T has been selling this device with contract for $99. Major retailers like Amazon and Walmart also feature the handset for around $500 for unlocked version. Since its release, there has been a huge response toward the phone.
AT&T sold out all units in just a few days. Now, as per reports, the retailers have only some white models of the handset. All others – black, cyan, red and yellow- are already sold out. It is notable that people have mainly gone behind untraditional colors and it shows Nokia’s experiment of going with different colors is a big success.
“Red, Yellow and Cyan Lumia 920 have been tough to keep in stock at Amazon and Walmart and sold out soon. Till now they were available at AT&T website. But, on checking now all three colors are sold out at AT&T as well,” writes NokiaPowerUser.com.
Nokia Lumia 920; What are Special
Lumia is actually Nokia’s higher end Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The company also released a medium model called Lumia 820. The 920 has been released in many leading marketing early November. The Finnish mobile vendor, which has been suffering from devolving market shares for a while, hopes that the new handset will give a push for the firm in global market. Anyway, here let us check the factors that make Lumia 920 do well in global mobile market.
First-in-class Windows Phone 8 Smartphone: We have a line of WP 8 handsets out there. Apart from Nokia’s two, we have two from HTC and one from Samsung. HTC’s Windows Phone 8X and 8S respectively fight Nokia’s Lumia 920 and 820. Samsung’s yet-to-be-released ATIV S is going defy the premium models. Huawei is about to emerge its WP 8 handsets called Ascend W1 and Ascend W2. But, among all of them, Lumia 920 is the most powerful and greater.
The Nokia handset is loaded with a set of premium features and it is a 4G LTE capable phone as well. Thanks to AT&T’s high speed 4G signals, you can enjoy net with blazing speed on the device. Under the hood, the handset mounts a 1.5GHz Krait processor that slots in a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset, Adreno 225 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
Windows Phone 8: The latest Windows Phone 8 operating system runs the device. The software has been designed by the Redmond software giant in a way that mobile users can have seamless syncing with their desktops, tablets and Xbox gaming consoles. The new firmware has a great Metro-style interface that shows off Tile-based icons and menus.
PureView Rear Camera: It is not only a phone. It is also a digital cam for you. Thanks to its 8.7MP PureView-branded rear camera, you can capture video and stills at greater quality and you need not to take a digital camera while going out for a picnic. The Lumia rear camera highlights Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus and dual-LED flash for great experience. You can now enjoy 1080p video in a completely new environment with the handset.