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Nokia Lumia 920 sells out at Telstra, demand “beyond amazing”

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Nokia Lumia 920 sells out at Telstra, demand “beyond amazing”
While AT&T contends with slow fulfillment of customer orders for the Lumia 920, in the land down-under, Telstra exhausted its inventory for pre-orders in less than a day.

After facing some stern customer reactions on Twitter, Telstra admitted that demand was much higher than expected globally and that demand from its customers was “beyond amazing.” Telstra has also revealed that stock has been limited globally, which may mean that stocks could run thin if they have not done so already in other markets around the world.

Nokia Lumia 920 sells out at Telstra, demand “beyond amazing”
Hopefully, these are signs of good times ahead for Nokia as well as Microsoft and the new Windows Phone 8 platform.  For the Telstra customers, Lumia 920 stock should be replenished by November 27th. If you have been thinking of picking up a Lumia 920, check out our review of this handsome and capable device and get your order in.

source: Telstra (Twitter)

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posted on 14 Nov 2012, 13:44 13

1. blingblingthing (Posts: 517; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


All two units sold? Good work guys.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 13:49 19

3. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


........(tumbleweed rolls by) your so unfunny

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:04 33

7. sbr999 (Posts: 79; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)


Haters gonna hate. It's a wonderful phone, what can haters do except hating? =)

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:52 18

14. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


exactly! its a superbly built device with a refreshing OS...its gotta sell well

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:20 1

18. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Well we already have a closed restrictead platform, which everyone is enjoying, why would anyone buy this phone? Windows 1234567 all failed, what diffrence would W8 do? ™®©

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:23 8

20. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


troll somewhere else you repeat yourself over and over like a kid trying to get mommy's attention

no one will change there mind based on what you say. people are liking wp8 so get over it and move on

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 19:05

30. MeoCao (unregistered)


are MS police? you can't stop people from telling the truth: WP sucks.

But I sincerely wish Lumia 920 all the best, this is good phone with lots of innovation (not WP8 tho).

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 19:27 7

32. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


wp suck how? how does it suck then?

please if your such a fanboy why bother commentin, your so committed to android then go worship android somewhere else

you think your opinion is the truth, sums up your arrogance. dont come on the articles related to wp8 if it ''sucks'' so much

and yes i still want you to prove how

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 19:41

33. MeoCao (unregistered)


You want to talk up WP, that's your right

I want to talk about WP failures and that's my right too.

Don't be stupid, who are you to tell people where to post?

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 09:26 2

38. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


so your not gonna tell us all how ''wp sucks''

your just gonna keep repeating yourself like the fanboy you are. and no your not talking about failures all your doing is slagging off an os becuase its not your precious android. theres a differance

maybe i should go on every android article start going on about how slow the updates are and how apps are very twitchy at times, force closing etc...................your just hating for the sake of it.

only one been stupid here is you and bet you will continue to on all the wp8 and articles related to it

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 02:55 1

37. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


android Thugs huh

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:15

17. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Man that was so funny, 2 units sold Lmao. No ones hating, there more like laughing. This is there last chance like BB, critics and anaylst are saying this will fail. WP7 failed wonder what will happen to WP8? ™

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 17:29

26. redmd (Posts: 1203; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I remember last year, the same was said about the Lumia 800 sales.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 19:05 1

31. imran_khan0786 (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)


jealous people! Nicedone Nokia

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 13:48 18

2. rudrarawat (Posts: 1; Member since: 14 Nov 2012)


Its a Really great news for the Nokia mobile seekers.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:06 17

9. GoodFella (Posts: 112; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


I Love Mine!!!

Smoothest phone I've ever owned. I recommend it to everyone.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 19:46 1

34. x88yunkw (Posts: 116; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


I wish to own 1 too, but recently bought s3. Hopefully next year I can move back to Nokia family.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:10 8

10. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


+99999999 for both of youu!

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 13:54 5

4. wp8forever (unregistered)


Who wouldn't get the best phone on earth super beautifully and different no a ios copy Uuupps didn't mean android , wp8 is in forever.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:04 10

8. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


i Love Windows Phone, but there is no need to hate Android, iOS is something different hihihihihi revolutionairy my *** :p

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:22

19. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


WP8FORNEVER....™®©

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 13:59 14

5. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 590; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)


Hope this is true. About time Nokia got some good news.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:02 7

6. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


Nokia should come with a revolution of video calling, this will help them to gain market share, same for Windows Phone, it's something totally new for customers, videocalling over 3G/4G network without the need of Skype, just with your Mobile number, build right into Windows Phone 8.5

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:04 1

15. Commentator (Posts: 3643; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


They would face the same problem as FaceTime does on the iPhone. Sure it may work well, even on 3/4G, but it's limited to a select group of iPhone users. FaceTime has never been a huge selling-point for the iPhone. I'm not saying Nokia can't do it, but they need to get a huge amount of people on board with them for a revolution in video-calling to work out, some reason for everyone to own a Nokia phone.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:27

21. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


Carriers all over the world need to integrate videocalling into the credit of the consumer, not in the data plan, then i'm sure it will be a revolution, but +1 for your comment!

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:29

22. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


And it needs to be integrated in Windows Phone 8, so not only Nokia can make profit but also HTC and Samsung :D

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 15:29

39. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Problem is you a) need an app for that b) carriers don't like it and c) not everywhere has the infrastructure for that much bandwidth being used, as video is one of the biggest data hogs available. and d) Skype is already cross-platform and widely deployed, so why not use it?

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:16 5

11. blackspot (Posts: 102; Member since: 14 Nov 2012)


That's good. Those are definitely some nice looking phones.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:22 10

12. i_hate_my_life (banned) (Posts: 24; Member since: 17 Dec 2010)


So im still waiting for the 'iPhone 5 vs Lumia 920' article

oooo wheres the screen/camera comparison now the Lumia 920 is available....

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 14:37 9

13. kaliil10 (Posts: 145; Member since: 16 May 2012)


Amazing the Legend has waked up.....we need you come back Nokia

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 15:06 6

16. Commentator (Posts: 3643; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Old Grampa Nokia may have a bit of energy left to put those young whippersnappers in their place yet!

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 16:48 1

23. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)


i think this is a good start for microsoft & nokia that the phone is selling like a hot cake.

the problem that they have to fix immediately is the selection of apps. no spotify, no google voice, no evernote. a lot of people use these apps nowadays and they won't tolerate this thing for long

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 17:02

24. Credo (Posts: 744; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)


I'm also wondering when we see some great new apps, and not only that but they must work properly, not like for example Whatsapp on WP7.5, horrible !! :(

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 17:40 1

27. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)


if the sales on WP platform is great, i think in a short time, developers are going to make it. but i don't think the making of the apps will be in a short time.

RIM tried to use android coding for the apps an i think it would saves time for the developers rather than make new structure code

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 17:07 3

25. Shino (banned) (Posts: 196; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)


Honestly, I like the new iphone 5 very much, buut I gotta say the Lumia 920 is currently the best smartphone out there.

posted on 14 Nov 2012, 18:50 2

29. allen83 (Posts: 107; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)


The question is, is it still a marketing strategy? Just like windows phone 7? The strategy of WP 7 is like this sell a few phones and when you ran out of stocks you will tell that it is exceeding your expectations. Example you will sell 100 phones when you ran out of stocks you will tell everybody that the phone sells well but in reality 100 phones is a very low demand. I hope Microsoft or Nokia will not use this marketing strategy again because they stink at this.

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 00:41 1

35. Shubham412302 (Posts: 427; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


this is a great result of pureview phase 2
waiting for pureview phase 3

posted on 15 Nov 2012, 02:48 2

36. Alex123 (Posts: 241; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


Congralutation to you Nokia! I wish you succeed ahead with your effort!

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