Nokia Lumia 800 coming to AT&T with 4G LTE?


We know that Nokia is eventually going to bring its line of Windows Phones to the US, but we just didn't know when that was going to happen, or why they didn't launch here first, too. 

According to a new report from today, though, the reason for Nokia's US delay might be because Nokia wants the launch device for our market, the Lumia 800, to come equipped with AT&T's LTE 4G connectivity. 

As of right now, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango doesn't support LTE chipsets, which is why we've yet to see one on the market. Of course, Nokia does get special treatment from Microsoft and the thought here is that Nokia may choose one of two options: 1) Wait for Tango, the next release of WP7, or 2) throw in some code to make LTE chipsets compatible. 

Either way, Nokia is waiting for its stunning hardware to reach our stores for a seemingly good reason. I'm really starting to wish that I had waited for the Lumia 800 (or any other Nokia WP7 phone) because they are such incredible feats of engineering. 

I can only assume that the next generation of Windows Phones from Nokia will be even better. 

[The Verge]


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4 thoughts on “Nokia Lumia 800 coming to AT&T with 4G LTE?

  • I really admire the engineering design of this Nokia phone, watching the video from the head designer. However it doesn’t completely explain the missing mango features for it’s flagship Mango phone. No front camera, 16gb memory, larger screen, not their best rear camera. These features exist not only Nokia’s own N9, but these features also exist in HTC radar,titan,Samsung Focus S etc.

    I don’t understand how Nokia can subtract features in such a time of highly competitive feature laden cell phones market and also for there first “real windows phone”. Makes no sense.

  • I don’t know of anyone that still buys Nokia Phones.

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    damn it, once again, Sprint doesnt get the nice looking phones. :(

  • be very frank,first of all sorry to some of above commenters because I don’t agree with their opinion.
    I personally like Nokia phones very much and have lately purchased Nokia Lumina and found it very good.


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