Wanted to get the Lumia 900 but was disappointed that it did not come in Magenta? Worry no more as Nokia will also release a magenta-colored Lumia 900 for those of you who love this color for the Nokia flagship windows Phone.
The information came from a leak from Finnish phones store Gigantti in the form of a posting on their site.
The post for the Lumia 900 in magenta – or known more popularly as pink – has since been taken down as it is not yet really available for people to buy but Nokia has confirmed that its flagship Windows Phone will indeed come someday in pink.
According to reports, Nokia plans on rolling out a magenta / pink Lumia 900 with HSPA+ connectivity in Finland this coming month.
The Windows Phone 7.5 Mango-running smartphone was unveiled back in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Las Vegas and features 4G LTE connectivity.
The Lumia 900 has been getting a lot of attention lately thanks to its successful launch on AT&T in the U.S. in March.
This April, the Lumia 900 became a best-selling smartphone on Amazon helped by deep discounts.
Also this month, the Lumia 900 was made available for pre-order in the U.K.
Since its release, however, we know that the Lumia 900 has only been offered in black, cyan and white.
This success of the Lumia 900 was attributed to it being a solid phone which is able to content with the massively-popular iPhone and smartphones running on the Android mobile operating system.
However, there have been reports that companies involved in the Lumia 900 have been spending a lot on the phone with AT&T even reported to have set aside $150 million to launch the new smartphone. However, AT&T has since denied this to be their budget.
Nonetheless, AT&T has – together with Nokia – once made the Lumia 900 effectively free.
Perhaps Nokia could afford to give away the Lumia 900 because it reportedly costs only $217 to build.
If you have been interested in getting the AT&T Lumia 900, you’d know that it was offered for $100 on a new two-year contract. This was discounted because of a mishap.
The discount was courtesy of a bug in the smartphone which led it to lose connectivity to the network intermittently resulting in the inability to surf the internet.
Nokia offered a $100 bill credit to those who have already bought the smartphone on AT&T. The bill credit was also extended to people who got the Lumia 900 until April 21.
Nokia said then that it was studying the bug which was said to be a memory management issue and promised a fix by April 16.
The bug has since been fixed with Nokia releasing the patch earlier than the April 16 release date it promised.
The popularity of the Lumia 900 has, however, been eclipsed by Nokia from losing billions the past quarter.
Perhaps highlighting the importance of the flagship smartphone to the future of Nokia, the Finnish handsets maker announced earlier this month that it lost $1.7 billion the previous quarter as a result of a 52 percent drop in its sales of smartphones and a 32 percent drop in its sales of feature phones.
As a result of this, Nokia’s sales chief has resigned from the company.
Meanwhile, as for features, the Lumia 900 has a single-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm CPU, 512MB in RAM and a 4.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a resolution of 400×800 pixels.
It’s also equipped with an 8MP rear-facing camera with Carl Zeiss lenses and a 1MP front-facing camera.
For connectivity, the Lumia 900 has Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi and HSDPA 42mbps.
Image 1 from E’s Phone Blog // Image 2 from Nokia