New York is going to be the destination for yet another Nokia event, as this Friday the Finnish phone maker will throw a sizzling party for the launch of Nokia Lumia 900.
The handset has already received lots of hype after its collaboration with the American mobile operator AT&T and its recently unveiled impressive marketing campaign, which boasted the newly launched website Smartphone Beta Test for the promotion of its Lumia series, making Lumia 900 to become the most awaited Microsoft Windows smartphone of the year.
In the recent past, CNET reports mentioned that Jeff Bradley, AT&T device head, described Nokia's Lumia 900 as something above anything we've ever done, stressing that it will be bigger than the launch of the iPhone.
And now to flaunt its newest offering ahead of time, which would be available for purchase from this Sunday, Nokia will kick-off the event at 7pm on April 6 at Times Square in New York, which with the launch of Lumia 900, will also feature a live performance with a special guest, as mentioned on the invite released by the company on its social media account.
Undoubtedly, Nokia made an impression when it unleashed the Lumia 8900 in London in 2011, and this year with the release of the first LTE-capable AT&T Windows Phone - the company is expected with much more with the new Lumia 900.
According to industry analysts, Nokia has been betting a lot on Lumia 900 ever since announced plans to adopt Windows Phone as the primary platform for its smartphones. The company has been losing market share. However, now with the launch of Lumia 900, Nokia expects the new device should help it turn tables.
Moreover, the phone is expected to offer Nokia the possibility to gain some more ground on the United States market, where its presence is not as visible as it should be.
The handset arrives in the country through carrier AT&T and offers support for the company's LTE network. Let's take a final look at the breakthrough features Nokia Lumia 900.
Display: Lumia 900 would come sporting a rounded edges and flat top and bottom look. Further, it would have a vivid display of 4.3-inch Clear Black AMOLED with 480 x 800 pixels of resolution backed by strong, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. Also, Nokia's latest handset will have dimensions of around 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5mm with a weight of 160 grams.
Processor and RAM: Lumia 900 would be powered by Qualcomm Scorpion processor, running a 1.4GHz clock-speed just like its smaller kin this time. However, it would use the MSM8255T Snapdragon chipset, along with the same Adreno 205 graphics processing unit (GPU).
Operating System: Nokia Lumia 900 would be clocked with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, which has features like dynamic Live Tile Information, Twitter and LinkedIn integration in the People hub, Facebook-events integrated calendar, threaded email conversations support, visual voicemail, Outlook tasks support and much more.
Other features of the OS include Shazam-like audio recognition, turn-by-turn Bing Maps navigation with voice guidance, Skydrive and Office 365 documents synchronization with PDF support, Microsoft Lync support, animated picture tiles, People/Groups gallery with Skydrive and Facebook sync, People Hub-integrated photo management, Zune SmartDJ multimedia mix support, video aspect ratio control capability while playback and more.
Camera: Lumia 900 would boast the same 8-megapixel primary camera as Lumia 800, complete with a Carl Zeiss lens at 3264 x 2448 pixels of resolution including features like autofocus, geo-tagging, dual LED flash and 720p video capture. Further, it would also feature the addition of a 1-megapixel front facing camera, from its predecessor.
Storage: Nokia's Lumia 900 would have the same memory setup as its predecessor, which means 16GB of internal storage and no card slot.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WLan: The latest smartphone would sport an 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi connection and have 2.1+A2DP Bluetooth, the Focus S has 3.0+A2DP, EDR Bluetooth.
Battery: Nokia Lumia 900 would come loaded with a standard Li-lon 1800 mAh battery with up to 300 hours of stand-by, 7 hours of talk time and 60 hours of music play.
Release Date And Price: As for the release date of the AT&T-bound Nokia Lumia 900, the company confirmed last week that Nokia's first LTE Windows Phone handset would arrive on the market shelves April 8, carrying a price tag of $100 on a two-year contract making it one of the most affordable high-end smartphones to be launched recently.