Lumia 920 will cost just $100 on two-year AT&T contract, include charging pad
AT&T on Tuesday officially revealed the priced and ship dates of three Windows Phone 8-powered handsets. Nokia's flagship Lumia 920 will cost $99 on a two-year contract, which is $50 less than Nokia itself indicated just yesterday. What's more, the price of entry includes a wireless charging pad.
Verizon teases Lumia 822 is coming soon for $100 on contract
Verizon has made its Nokia Lumia 822 smartphone official recently, pricing it at $100 on a two-year contract. The handset is basically the CDMA version of the Lumia 820 and runs on Windows Phone 8. Verizon's EVDO Rev.A and 4G LTE network is supported with the 822, which is only said to arrive soon at Verizon.
Verizon-bound Nokia Atlas leaked in a photo
Nokia will ship a newly named handset, the Atlas, to Verizon, evleaks revealed thanks to a leaked image. While not much technical details are known about the handset, it will run on Windows Phone 8 software. It will also support Verizon's high-speed LTE network.
Both WP8 handsets released in US for holiday season
AT&T has confirmed it will be offering the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820 on its network. The carrier has lined up both handsets for a launch in November, later than previously speculated. As part of the launch, AT&T has also confirmed that both the WP8 flagship and mid-range smartphones will run on its high-speed 4G LTE network.
Nokia’s anticipated Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 smartphones have been given official pricing and release dates in Russia, Germany and Italy so far. When the devices were launched in early September, Nokia made the surprising decision to omit details on pricing and availability. Although U.S. pricing or availability is still to come, indicative pricing and launch availability for the key North American market can be expected soon.
Everything Everywhere to offer the Lumia 920 in the UK exclusively
UK combo carrier Everything Everywhere, which just launched a 4G network, has also announced via Twitter that it will be the only place in the country to get the newly announced Nokia Lumia 920 LTE handset. EE itself will launch a 4G network in four UK cities soon, having received regulatory approval to do so on Tuesday. Engineers are currently testing the 4G network.
Nokia’s procession of integrated accessories for its just-announced Windows Phone 8 devices, the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 keep rolling out. The latest accessory to surface is the new Luna Bluetooth headset that comes in the same colorful colors as Nokia’s new handsets. In addition to supporting Qi wireless charging, the devices also include NFC technology quick and settings-free device pairing.
Lumia 820 will have optional wireless charging module, same CPU as Lumia 920
Alongside the Lumia 920 flagship released at its Windows Phone 8 event yesterday, Nokia also showed off another handset, the budget-oriented Lumia 820. The previously leaked handset uses a 4.3-inch, 800x480 resolution display and gets the same dual-core, 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor as the 920. Otherwise, there is 1GB of RAM onboard and 8GB of storage space complemented by a 32GB microSD memory card slot.