Liveblog: Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T
Nokia has promised us the first Windows Phone with 4G LTE, and it will be exclusive to AT&T. Tune it for details as they unfold!
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Jan 9, 2012, 6:43 PM: That's a wrap!
Jan 9, 2012, 6:43 PM: Question about NFC: Elop: We've long been a pioneer in NFC, and we look forward to putting NFC in our Windows Phones. But the NFC ecosystem is very young, and we had to prioritize features when bringing our first Windows Phones to market.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:40 PM: Question about LTE and battery life: Elop: We've worked closely with Qualcomm to optimize battery life on the Lumia 900.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:38 PM: Question about tablets: Elop says basically they're considering it. It's an opportunity they'll pursue if they can bring something unique to market.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:37 PM: Question about Nokia Drive app. Elop elaborating about leveraging Navteq assets to differentiate in location-based services going forward.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:35 PM: Question about putting more than 16 (or 32) GB of storage in a Windows Phone. Elop: We're working with Microsoft on new cloud storage ideas to address those issues.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:29 PM: Question about how to differentiate in the US market. Elop: Exclusive apps, and relationship with partners (carriers.) Need sales reps in stores to be in Nokia's corner.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:28 PM: Question about other carriers beyond AT&T and T-Mobile. Elop: "It's our aspiration to reach as many US consumers as possible."
Jan 9, 2012, 6:27 PM: That's it for the script. Now Q&A time. I'll liveblog notable answers.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:27 PM: More details on launch date, etc. coming later.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:26 PM: Ralph plans to bring the Lumia 900 to AT&T in "the coming months".
Jan 9, 2012, 6:24 PM: AT&T's turn on stage. Ralph de la Vega.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:23 PM: We will be the "third ecosystem".
Jan 9, 2012, 6:22 PM: Ballmer: Windows Phone is awesome. Nokia is awesome. Lumia 900 is important...
Jan 9, 2012, 6:20 PM: Ballmer.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:20 PM: Add'l exclusive app partners: Univision, EA, ACC, Sesame Street, Michelin...
Jan 9, 2012, 6:18 PM: Unique CNN iReport app features.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:17 PM: Exclusive ESPN app.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:17 PM: Nokia Drive, exclusive turn-by-turn navigation app.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:16 PM: Highlighting the quality of both cameras, and the wide-angle lenses.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:13 PM: Cyan will be one of the launch colors.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:13 PM: Design based on N9 and Lumia 800. Carved from solid polycarbonate.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:12 PM: The display is ClearBlack and AMOLED.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:11 PM: 1.4 GHz processor.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:11 PM: Kevin Shields on stage to do a demo.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:10 PM: Front facing camera.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:09 PM: 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 4G LTE, 1830 mAh battery.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:07 PM: Now announcing: third Lumia: Nokia Lumia 900
Jan 9, 2012, 6:06 PM: Lumia 710 launching in US with T-Mobile for $49 (as you know.)
Jan 9, 2012, 6:04 PM: Recapping Lumia 800 and 710 launch.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:04 PM: Now, smartphones. Windows Mobile.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:04 PM: Starting off with emerging market strategy. Aaand, done. That was quick.
Jan 9, 2012, 6:03 PM: Stephen Elop has taken the stage. Here we go.
Jan 9, 2012, 5:59 PM: One minute!
Jan 9, 2012, 5:54 PM: We're seated right up front. Get ready: starting in five minutes!
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