Nokia's top man in the States, Chris Weber, discusses launch of Nokia Lumia 900
posted by Alan F. / Apr 11, 2012, 2:31 PM
Weber's most important comments were what he called the "customer experience" with the phone and Nokia's hope that word of mouth would help bring buyers to the device. Considering that secret shoppers visiting AT&T stores were apparently dissuaded from buying the Windows Phone flavored model and instead pushed toward the Apple iPhone 4S, it might require word of mouth for sales of the Nokia Lumia 900 to multiply.
When asked about what features of the phone would attract buyers, the price of the device was one of his responses. While he might not have known it at the time of the interview, the Nokia Lumia 900 is free through April 21st thanks to the $100 rebate that Nokia is giving buyers as compensation for the faulty software that the device launched with. As we told you earlier, a software fix will be available on April 16th and users of the device can either download the new firmware or exchange their unit for a new one. Nokia says that it already is shipping the phone to AT&T with the new software.
source: LaptopMagazine via WMPoweruser
- Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
- Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 APQ8055, Single core, 1400 MHz
- Storage 16 GB
- Battery 1830 mAh(8h 3G talk time)
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If Apple doesn't do something awesome with the Ip5 and iOS6, Im definitely considering checking one of these out.
posted on Apr 11, 2012, 2:50 PM 3
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guess what, apple doesnt care what consumers think, they care is about the money your giving them, while nokia made the phone for free, ( until april 21st.) atleast nokia took care of the problem and did not let it explode in their face, ( cough , apple,)
posted on Apr 11, 2012, 5:29 PM 3
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Of course Nokia is going to do whatever they can do get this thing to sell, even if it means making it free. Windows mobile is not very popular. Also there are many instances of phones "blowing up," not just Apple.
posted on Apr 11, 2012, 11:42 PM 0
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so you think apple makes their products for aliens, but somehow enough people buy it to make them the second most valuable company in the world? of course their care about their consumers… and caring about consumers is what brings in the money.. with the ip4, apple was not backed into a corner as nokia is now… and they issued free cases and other reimbursements… i mean its just like a lot of things… the htc thunderbolt had battery issues but they didnt give rebates… nokia is being especially gracious, but it is not the norm. i applaud them though as i think it was the best move at the time
posted on Apr 12, 2012, 12:07 AM 1
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Why is phone arena concentrating so much on the problem with the Lumia? It would almost seem as if they are indirectly influencing people not to buy the phone. First of all, not all in fact, a very small number of the phones shipped so far has this problem, so why emphasise this on all your posts about nokia today, come on guys! We didn't see the same amount of criticism for the new ipad with it's heating and battery issues.
posted on Apr 11, 2012, 5:32 PM 3
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I agree with ron1niro. You guys seem to be on a quest to kill Nokia. At least Nokia is an honest company. Apple, are you kidding? Antenna's that don't work- and then an attempted cover-up, overheating problems with iPad, Apple hiding Steve Jobs had health problems for years, sweatshop conditions in their asian factories...
posted on Apr 11, 2012, 11:18 PM 1
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I think Phonearena is against of Nokia. Nokia is the only company who care about their customer.Can u say any other company which is giving updates to 5 years old mobile.Nokia is the only company who fix the problem in their phone through software updates.Apple using their brand name and making money ,but they are not worth for that huge amount.Nokia windows phone is 100% better than other mobile....
posted on Apr 12, 2012, 1:02 AM 0
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