The Nokia Lumia 900 was officially unveiled at CES last week after months of speculations and rumours regarding the upcoming flagship handset from the Finnish manufacturer. At the time of the announcement, this handset was set to be the first LTE capable smartphone from the brand that was announced for the US’s AT&T network. However, at the time of the unveiling, there was no launch date specified. But this has changed to a degree as a report by WMPoweruser states that in a Nokia Developer Newsletter, the handset is slated for a March release in the US.

Nokia raises the curtains on the Lumia 900

The LTE capable handset set for a March release

According to excerpts from the newsletter, this handset will be coming in March and will be exclusive to AT&T. Paul Thurrott, a technology reporter who primarily focuses on Microsoft related products has gone one step further and informed the website that the handset will be launched on the 18th of March 2012. Here is a quick look at what the Lumia 900 has to offer specification-wise:

  • Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
  • 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack Display with a resolution of 480 x 800
  • 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor
  • 16GB internal memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi, LTE
  • Bluetooth v4.0, NFC
  • 8 MP AF camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 720p video recording at 30fps
  • 1 MP front facing camera
  • 1800 mAh battery
  • Weighs 160g

Though there is a semi-official confirmation regarding the expected release date, there is no information yet available on the pricing or the global availability of the handset. You'll know as soon as we do.

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