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Nokia Lumia 900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3719 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and responsiveness. The screen and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia Lumia 900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Nokia Lumia 900 Review


With webOS down for the count and BlackBerry on life support, Microsoft is now the sole challenger to the smartphone domination of Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Just in the nick of time, Windows Phone is finally receiving much-needed attention...

Free Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac app syncs iTunes music, video, photos and podcasts. Fantastic industrial design that rivals Apple’s own. Lightning fast 4G LTE from AT&T, where available

Camera is a letdown considering specs are similar to iPhone 4S. No syncing of iTunes DRM content, or push email for iCloud and other IMAP accounts. Free Windows Live or Hotmail account required for Windows Phone. Limited to 16GB onboard storage

Nokia’s slick hardware lifts Windows Phone to the level of worthy opponent to iOS and Android, even though we’re not ready to abandon our iPhone 4S and its superior camera. Microsoft still has some catching up to do, and we’re hoping a future software...

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Nokia Lumia 900 Review


By Introducing the Lumia 900, Nokia is effectively bringing a larger, 4G LTE, version of their Lumia 800 to the market. It has just about all the qualities of its predecessor, but the larger size changes the user experience slightly, [...]

The Nokia Lumia 900 is a beautiful 4G LTE Windows Phone. It has a great design, great ergonomics and thanks to its polycarbonate build, it is remarkably solid. If you have not used the Windows Phone operating system, I would encourage you to check it...

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Nokia Lumia 900 review: Europass


It took the Nokia Lumia 900 just a few days to top the US sales charts and see delighted handshakes quickly turn into group hugs, as Nokia, Microsoft and AT&T, which carries it exclusively stateside, were busy celebrating the flagship's performance in...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support ; Quad-band 3G with 42 Mbps HSDPA and 5.7 Mbps HSUPA support ; 4.3" 16M-color AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of 480 x 800 pixel resolution ; Scratch resistant Gorilla glass display with anti-glare polarizer ; 8 megapixel...

Won't get WP 8 ; No USB mass storage (Zune only file management and sync) ; No native video calls ; Non-user-replaceable battery ; No memory card slot (and no 64GB version like the N9) ; microSIM card slot ; No native DivX/XviD support, videos have to...

Launching a flagship months before a major overhaul of the platform isn't exactly a planning masterstroke. The Nokia Lumia 900 will not get Windows Phone 8 and the news breaking just about when the phone hit the stores is more than just an unfortunate...

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Nokia Lumia 900 vs HTC Titan II: Head to head


The two LTE smartphones, which we have on our hands today, couldn't be more different as far as the manufacturer goals and ambitions are concerned. The Nokia Lumia 900 for instance, carries the burden of turning the fortunes for the Finnish giant. The...

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Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T review: Going all in


Armed with a multimillion dollar marketing budget and even more ambition, the LTE packing Nokia Lumia 900 has hit the shelves in the United States. The smartphone is aiming for a piece of the high-end smartphone cake, currently enjoyed by Apple's...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support ; Quad-band 3G with 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.7 Mbps HSUPA support ; LTE network support ; 4.3" 16M-color AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of 480 x 800 pixel resolution ; Scratch resistant Gorilla glass display with anti-glare...

No Flash or Silverlight support in browser ; No USB mass storage (file management and sync pass only through Zune) ; No native video call support (you need the Tango app) ; Non-user-replaceable battery ; No memory card slot (and no larger storage...

Nokia Lumia 900 is arguably the best Windows Phone handset out there. It is great looking and well put together. It even manages to add a couple of exclusive software touches to an otherwise generic experience with Microsoft's mobile OS. Internals are...

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Nokia Lumia 900 (black, AT&T)


Nokia sorely needs a "hero" smartphone with the looks, the speeds, the specs, and a price that will hush the doubters. With the Lumia 900, Nokia proves that it has the chops to compete. We thought so at CES, where we awarded it best new smartphone, and...

The Nokia Lumia 900's eye-popping unibody design sets a new direction for smartphone style. Its LTE speeds, vivid 4.3-inch screen, and 8-megapixel camera are high points

Problems with call quality and minor design flaws like some gaps in the construction and weirdly placed buttons get in the way. The designer camera optics are good, but they don't live up to the hype. The phone shoots 720p video rather than 1080p video

The Nokia Lumia 900's unique design and high-end features make Windows Phone look fantastic, and the $99 price is extremely fair. Despite some flaws, this is my favorite Windows Phone yet.

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The Great, Bright-Blue Hope


The Lumia 900 is without a doubt a good phone, and probably the best Windows Phone handset out there right now. What is in doubt is whether potential smartphone buyers will be excited by it.

Highly optimized Windows Phone experience makes the most of the phone’s relatively modest specs. Fun hardware design and bright colors turn heads. Great battery life: On automatic screen brightness, I got two full days with average use. Under more...

Low resolution is a shame for such an otherwise great display. Tiny gap between the display and the polycarbonate body of the handset easily collects crap like food particles and skin cells. The circular shape of the charger plug is a power-strip hog....

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Lumia 900 review


It occurred to me that the Lumia 900 review would be one of the more important critiques of a product that I write this year. For those of you who don't know the backstory here, the new LTE-equipped, AT&T-bound smartphone represents what could be the...

Incredible hardware design ; OS is snappy and responsive ; LTE data is speedy ; Great entry price

Windows Phone still has lots of issues ; Third-party app offerings are weak ; Specs feel last generation ; Camera underwhelming

I really wanted to love this phone, but while the hardware delivers, the device as a whole does not

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Nokia Lumia 900 Review: Best Windows Phone So Far


When I first saw the Nokia Lumia 900 ($100 with a two-year AT&T contract, price as of April 3, 2012) at CES 2012, I proclaimed that it was the Windows Phone I'd been waiting for: Offering a premium design, a high-end camera, a gorgeous display, and LTE...

Gorgeous AMOLED display ; Great, versatile camera ; Fast data speeds over LTE

Windows Phone still missing some apps and features ; No 1080p video capture

With a stunning display, fast data speeds, and a versatile camera, the Lumia 900 has what it takes to compete with the iPhone and with Android handsets--if Microsoft and AT&T can win over customers.

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Nokia Lumia 900 (AT&T)


The Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T is a powerful, easy-to-use Windows Phone. It's great, as long as you don't need Words With Friends or some other apps you might find on an iPhone or an Android phone.

Attractive design. Strong reception. Very fast LTE speeds. Fun, easy to use OS

Lacks some popular apps from other platforms. Camera isn't the greatest

The best Windows Phone so far, Nokia's Lumia 900 ($99 with a two-year AT&T contract) is a big, attractively designed slab of fun. We recommend it especially to first-time smartphone owners and Facebook addicts, although the lack of some key apps,...

Product Specifications

The Nokia Lumia 900 has a 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack Display for rich, bright images both indoors and out, faster connection speeds based on cutting-edge 4G LTE technology, and a long-lasting 1830 mAH battery for enjoying content all day. The primary camera includes Nokia's exclusive Carl Zeiss optics, with large aperture (F2.2) and wide angle focal length (28mm) for high-quality, uncropped images even in low-light conditions. In addition, the Nokia Lumia 900 includes a front-facing camera boasting a large aperture and a wide angle lens that ensures sharp, bright images for high-quality video calling, right out of the box.


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio / No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:AMOLED
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Windows Phone
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Tesco MB / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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