Nokia Lumia 900 coming to the UK this spring
Nokia's Lumia 900 is on its way to the UK, the Finnish phonesmith has announced at Mobile World Congress.
The Mobile World Congress this morning.is heading for the UK, Nokia announced at
The 900, which has been in the US for a while, is LTE-enabled for faster browsing, but will also be coming to countries like Blighty where
It's part of Nokia's Lumia range, so runs the Windows Phone operating system. It has a 4.3-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display, on which to show off those tiles that you use to navigate Windows Phone.
Inside is a 1.4GHz processor, just like the Lumia 800, and, also like the 800, it features an 8-megapixel camera on the back. The only real difference between the two is the screen size, with the 900 bumping up to 4.3 inches over the 800's 3.7. And the fact the 900 has a 1-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls.
But Nokia must have faith in the Lumia range to launch the 900 in the UK, especially considering how similar it is to the 800. It'll be out in Q2, which means April or thereabouts, for €480 (£405).
We've been expecting the 900 for a while now, after it popped up for. It promptly disappeared from the site, with all parties concerned effectively coughing into their hands and saying, "You weren't supposed to see that." Previously, it also made an appearance on the , with the release date given as June.
The Lumia 900 also leaked in athat Nokia accidentally made public, instead of keeping it for its intended audience of developers. Doh.
Earlier, Nokia announced athat totes a 41-megapixel camera. Which sounds insane. It also announced the baby of the Lumia family, the , . So good news if you fancy a similar handset to the 900, but don't want to spend a fortune.
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