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AT&T president of retail and service Paul Roth has commented to the Wall Street Journal that early sales of the Nokia Lumia 900 have "exceeded" expectations.
Ahead of its Q1 2012 earnings results, Nokia has lowered its first quarter 2012 financial outlook — the company expects its Devices and Services operating margin to be approximately negative three percent, compared to previous expectations of a break-even quarter. Additionally, Nokia revealed that the company sold two million Lumia phones in Q1, at an average selling price of approximately €220.
Nokia confirms Lumia 900 data problem, offering exchanges and $100 credit; firmware update around April 16th
Nokia has confirmed a data connection issue on its Lumia 900 for AT&T, offering buyers a $100 credit off their bill, a free exchange, and the promise of a firmware update on or around April 16th.
AT&T is set to spend up to $150 million on the Lumia 900 launch, reports Ad Age. The total would make the launch more expensive than that of the iPhone 4.
Nokia's Times Square event in New York for the launch of the Lumia 900 has begun and the surprise musical guest is none Nicki Minaj. It looks like there's quite a large crowd there, possibly bigger than Nokia's London event for the Lumia 800. You can see a live feed of the concert at EarthCam right now, but we can't vouch for the sound quality (at all).
Microsoft and Best Buy are running a series of events called Behind the Tiles, aiming to educate people on the virtues of Windows Phones
AT&T says it's going big for the launch of the Lumia 900, and if you're so inclined, you can pre-order it right now for $99.99 on a two-year contract — or, if you don't mind ordering the cyan version online only, you can grab it at WalMart for $49.99 on a two-year contract.
WP7forum.ru is claiming to have leaked screenshots of an unannounced Windows Phone 7 app called Nokia TV. The app would presumable allow Lumia phone users to stream TV from local stations over Wi-Fi or cellular data.
Nokia is reportedly paying up to $25 million to have the Lumia 900 Windows Phone designated an AT&T "Company Phone" that's available for free to sales reps, and is expecting up to 80 percent of them to trade in their company Android or iPhone handsets for the device.
Owners of Nokia's Lumia line of Windows Phones received a a trio of updates today to Nokia Drive, Nokia Transport, and Nokia Maps. Drive 2.0 now supports offline navigation, Transport offers public transit directions, and Maps now has live traffic data in nearly 20 countries.
Nokia's big CES debutant, the Lumia 900, is making headlines again today with the company revealing it'll launch in Canada and Europe in Q2 2012.
The $899 Nokia Lumia 800 bundle, which also includes headphones, a speaker, and a Bluetooth earpiece, is now available at Microsoft Store retail locations.