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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

If Design Within Reach made cell phones, they would probably look like the Nokia Lumia 900, an LTE Windows Phone for AT&T that costs an extremely reasonable $99.99.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

A 4.3-inch AMOLED screen with ClearBlack display technology keeps Web sites and images looking great with high contrast and lots of brightness.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

The Lumia 900 is too large to fit comfortably in my front pocket, but the smooth matte finish makes it easy to slip into my back pocket.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Nokia loves to share that the Lumia 900 has Carl Zeiss optics. The 8-megapixel camera took some really stellar outdoor shots (you'll see some later,) but also took some poorer indoor and outdoor pictures, depending on the scenario.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Stick a straight "key" into the top of the phone to get to the micro-SIM card.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

That's the power button in the middle. I don't love the placement, but I did get used to it.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Nokia added some partner apps and some of its own, like Nokia Maps, in its section of the Marketplace.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Ron Burgundy from "Anchorman" plays back on the Lumia 900.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

I loved the one-touch focus-and-snap of the Lumia 900, but it does slow down the shutter. It works really well on stationary objects.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Didn't get enough? Here's the Lumia 900 in all its glory.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

It's great there are more white and red phones out there. The blue version of the Lumia 900 stuck out among a sea of black phones one my desk.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

The iPhone 4S (top), Nokia Lumia 900 (middle), and Samsung Focus S (below) are all at max brightness showing the same online HD image. The Lumia 900 is the brightest by far, with the greatest range of color, but it exaggerated the greens and made them look plastic and fake.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

The Lumia 900 didn't do as well taking photos from a distance. (These photos have been resized, but are otherwise untouched.)
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

It took more than a dozen tries to get this pooch to hold still long enough to take this shot. Shutter speed could have been snappier.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

I wish I had gotten crisper waves in my beach shots.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

A photo of yours truly taken from the Lumia 900's 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

Most mural shots come out well, and this is no exception.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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Nokia Lumia 900: Out and about

Pop of color

Pocket size?

Zeiss power

Camera close-up

Top view

Lock screen

Side controls

Close-up of controls

Nokia apps

Video playback

It's so meta

Full monty

Not just another black phone

It's a bright one

Meh

1 in 15 ain't bad

Waves

Front-facing camera

Mural

Waves

I really think that photos in my beach series could have come out sharper. This was one of my best.
Updated: / Caption: / Photo: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET
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