AT&T Confirms GDR2 and Amber Updates for Lumia Phones
AT&T will begin offering the GDR2 and Amber system software updates to the Nokia Lumia 820 and 920 later today. The company posted information about the update in its community forums and an AT&T spokesperson confirmed the details with Phone Scoop via email. The GDR2 update, which comes from Microsoft, improves XBox Music and how the devices manage storage. The Amber update comes from Nokia and adds features including an FM radio, flip-to-silence, Nokia Smart Camera, and call/SMS blocking. According to AT&T, Lumia device owners will be notified by their handsets when the update is ready. It can be downloaded and installed over Wi-Fi.
Hands On: Nokia Lumia 920 and 820
Nokia debuted two new Lumia smartphones today and Phone Scoop had a change to take a close-up look at the new hardware, both of which are running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform. Here are our initial impressions.
Review: Nokia Lumia 820 for AT&T
The Lumia 820 is a welterweight contender in AT&T's smartphone lineup. It packs a powerful three-punch combo with LTE, Windows Phone 8, and an 8-megapixel camera.
Review: Nokia Lumia 920 for AT&T
Nokia pushes all sorts of boundaries with the Lumia 920, its feature-laden flagship smartphone for AT&T. If the luminescent colors don't attract you, the big screen, LTE 4G, and dual-core performance might.
Best Buy Prices Nokia Lumia 920 at $149, HTC 8X at $99
Best Buy has made the Nokia Lumia 920 and the HTC 8X Windows Phones available for preorder on its web site. Best Buy is charging $149.99 for the Lumia 920 and $99.99 for the 8X.
Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Hit AT&T Stores November 9
AT&T today announced that both the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 will be available online and in stores beginning November 9. Preorders for both phones start November 7.
Nokia Lumia 820
4.3" display 480 x 800 pixels
Snapdragon S4 processor 1 GB RAM
1,650 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), Memory Card Slot, NFC, Wireless Charging
Well done Nokia. Hopefully, this app forward thinking doesn't stop, once the officially become part of MS.