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Tweet says high end Nokia Lumia model coming to Verizon

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Tweet says high end Nokia Lumia model coming to Verizon
Verizon customers looking for a top-shelf Windows Phone 8 model have had just one to consider. Because the Nokia Lumia 920 is an AT&T exclusive in the U.S., the HTC Windows Phone 8X is the only Windows Phone 8 high-end model available to those using the nation's largest carrier. Verizon customers who would rather have a Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 model are stuck with the mid-range Nokia Lumia 822 which is the carrier's exclusive variant of the Nokia Lumia 820.

This tweet hints at a Nokia Lumia 920 variant for Verizon

This tweet hints at a Nokia Lumia 920 variant for Verizon

But something is brewing, something good for Verizon customers who would like a high-end Nokia Lumia to choose from. A tweet from The Verge's Tom Warren, whose beat happens to be Microsoft, says that "If you're on Verizon and you want a high-end Nokia Lumia. You're gonna be happy soon." Could this mean that the Nokia Lumia 920 or a similar version, is coming to Big Red?

The Nokia Lumia 920 has been red hot lately with long lines greeting the device in China not once, but twice. Nokia has been running a world-wide television campaign urging smartphone users to switch from their current platform, and adding its flagship phone to the nation's largest carrier while having the ad playing on television should generate plenty of interest for the handset at Verizon. But keep in mind that the tweet doesn't mention the Nokia Lumia 920 by name and until we hear something official, keep that salt shaker by your side.

Any Verizon customers out there dying to get their hands on a version of the Nokia Lumia 920?

source: @TomWarren via WMPoweruser

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posted on 18 Jan 2013, 19:27 13

1. papss (unregistered)


Could be interesting! I'm pretty excited for Verizon customers. The 920 is pretty special and if its anything like it you are in for a treat

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 19:51 5

3. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Lumig 925

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 21:30 7

12. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


L922 based on the numbing scheme of the L822.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 22:39 5

17. MeoCao (unregistered)


Hopefully Verizon will not destroy the look of the phone with its silly branding.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 23:28 2

19. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


There will be a V logo on every phone VZW sells. It is the price of admission.

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 20:31 2

47. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Ohhhhh, NOOO!! I just got the Samsung Note ll and ain't no Nokia Lumia fone gonna replace this pablet that I holdin' rite now!!!!!!!

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 22:03 1

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


AT&T has a 6-month exclusive on the 920, so who knows if that means no 922. I'm hoping for a T-Mobile 920 (910?)

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 19:39 8

2. Whodaboss (Posts: 176; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)


This is very good news for Verizon customers. Oh how I wished Nokia had released a top of the line phone on all networks.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 20:00 11

4. Derekjeter (Posts: 974; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Up for trade: iPhone 5 32gig White for a Nokia Lumia Verizon. Anyone up for a trade.

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 21:17 3

48. Althorius (Posts: 23; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)


Rofl! Why would anyone want to downgrade?

posted on 20 Jan 2013, 17:15 1

52. Just_a_boy (Posts: 183; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


He already downgraded, when purchased the iPhone

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 20:08 9

5. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


I'll wait and see what Nokia announces at MWC

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 20:17 1

6. sergioosvaldo1 (Posts: 2; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)


Wow!! good news! Now all I need is spotify and google apps.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 20:34 1

7. joey18 (Posts: 589; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


nokia windows who cares rim will more ecidted

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 22:56 7

18. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Cant we get love for both RIM and WP/Nokia?

I did say if I ever got tired of Android I would go WP....but I forgot about RIM. Even tho it wont have the hardware choices of WP....I need my phones to work as phones first. And to me thats Motorola, Nokia and RIM.
So for me it wont be much of choice for WP. It would be Nokia or nothing.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 20:57 3

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


This is not true, Verizon customers are not eagerly waiting nor have intrest on Nokia WP8, T-mobile and Sprint does not want this! Even in Europe 4 out of 3 carriers are refusing to sell this phone due to imitation of iOs and Android. Look what has happened to WP7 sales were in decline, so what big difference would WP8 be....? Few incremental update! Even in Uak only 2 carriers are stocking this copycat phone, surely it speaks for itself!

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 21:23 14

9. jove39 (Posts: 1889; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


"Even in Europe 4 out of 3 carriers"...how is it possible? Ahhh...you are troll.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 21:28 7

11. duwiegeneral (Posts: 48; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


shut the hell up junky!!!!! you still would'nt know a great phone even if it was a part of ur body.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 21:33 6

13. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4490; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


How is WP a copycat of ios and android? If you believe that than you also have to believe that android and ios copy each other as well.

The truth is all competitors copy each other to something extent. If their competitor offers something that consumers want, you can bet that they'll offer something similar to get a piece of the pie. One company offers anti-lock brakes, so will the competition. One company offers a TV with 1080p, their competition will follow suit. If a there is demand for a product, there will be similar products offered by other companies.

The more platforms and companies involved in any industry, the better it is for consumers. It gives them choice, the opportunity to find something tailored to their needs. And if one company sells something substandard, it gives them another option. I don't root for any company to get ran out of business, unless their business practices harm the consumer and they don't try to do better. Who's to say that one of these companies that some people are rooting to go under wont come up with something truly revolutionary in the future. Look at webOS, if they could have caught on who's to say they wouldn't be right up there with android and ios. Bit with them gone that's just one less avenue for for innovation to occur.

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 23:34 2

21. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I'm a big Android fan...and I agree with you...

I dont see WP being a copy of Android and iOS. WP UI is too unique. What some ppl forget is Win Mo was out before Android was even thought of.....many features of Android were already used by MS. How is WP a copy of Android? Its using features that were there in Win Mo.

What I will say tho is WP is a mix of iOS/iPhone and the old Win Mo for storage. I feel WP shoulda went all the way in 1 direction, not this hybrid mix they are doing.

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 01:29 2

25. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Why do you even reply to his stupid postings? His nick is TROLL for crying out loud. Give him a punch in the face, and then let it be ;o)

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 05:41 1

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


Instead of a reply or dispute, this is stupid now, lack of logic on you're post shows! Off topic and nice to no I hit the nerve, more like you need counselling!

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 07:08 3

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


you hit no nerves, people on here laugh at you kid.

you give new meaning to tragic

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 08:10 1

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


Is that why the guy got so abusive and wanted to punch?
Says the Old Age Pensioner retired police.

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 08:35 1

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


i didnt know been 21 meant im an old age pensioner wow best go get a stair lift

please you just spew bs, you add nothing to this sight but crap

so again your tragic and such a little kid, if your over 15 your in need of serious help

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 11:05 2

40. cripton805 (Posts: 1458; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)


Ironically you're the worst on here.

posted on 20 Jan 2013, 09:06 1

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


sure i am android fanboy, only you lot think im the worst yet you never say a word against that troll as he supports your side

so unless you go at all dont try, your comment holds nothing but a fanboy who supports other fanboys and trolls when there on his side but when someone questions or doesnt follow your precious android you make that kind of comment

try harder kid , but thanks for trying

posted on 18 Jan 2013, 21:39 2

14. papss (unregistered)


Relax he's just scared about what is happening with WP8, it's okay to have choice right?

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 00:39 1

23. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)


"Even in Europe 4 out of 3 carriers are refusing to sell this phone due to imitation of iOs and Android" are you serious?.....PJ

posted on 19 Jan 2013, 08:50 4

37. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)


Looks like 17 Verizon customers voted you down.....hahhaha

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