Nokia Lumia 920 to be an AT&T exclusive, arrives in November

By Jos ยท 8 replies
Oct 4, 2012
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  1. Microsoft and Nokia jointly announced the Lumia 820 and 920 at a press event in New York last month, but stopped short of committing to a price point or release date. Though that's still pretty much in the air for...

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  2. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Posts: 990   +233

    I understand that the exclusivity practice means more money for Nokia up front, but they should be concerned more with gaining market share than pure profits.
  3. What an UGLY looking phone!

    Be sure to buy one ASAP!

    Loaded with 100% Microsoft CRAPWARE!
  4. Obvious troll is obvious
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  5. rvnwlfdroid

    rvnwlfdroid TS Booster Posts: 177   +41

    I think you hit the nail on the head.They need to get this on the market across the board. Windows is a bit behind the iStuff and Android. I use to be a Mobile PC person myself until I purchased an android phone. I've never looked back.
  6. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Guru Posts: 306   +73

    I have been a Nokia fan and waiting to replace my Android phone with the 920, but now it's AT&T exclusive, what a HUGE disappointment. Reading the negative sentiment around the web, I think Nokia has shot themselves in the foot, and in their arse. Not only has they lost sales (hope they got a big payout from AT&T), they also lost many loyal fans. Because of this exclusive deal, I will not even be contemplating 820.

    Bye Nokia. At least you gave me an excuse to stay exclusive to my current carrier. And hello HTC.
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  7. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TS Evangelist Posts: 646   +89

    I'm very surprised at the exclusivity of this phone to AT$T.
  8. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    I'm not disagreeing with either of you, but the Apple was exclusive with the iPhone when it was released and it worked out ok for them. :)
  9. Teko03

    Teko03 TS Evangelist Posts: 415   +186

    Apple was also the first of phone of it's kind. Windows Phone is the 3rd (behind Android) & also entering with a tarnished name brand after the OS known as Windows Mobile. I personally know WP7.5 is great (and WP8 should be even better), but many people just see "Windows" and run the other way. So why go to to a carrier that is the "iPhone" carrier. Most people go to AT&T simply because of the iPhone. This phone needed to be made available to Sprint, T-Mobile & Verizon as well. Especially considering the fact it's release date comes AFTER iPhone 5. Nokia should expect to have a horrible quarter after this bone headed move. Many disappointed potential customers, no one wants the HTC 8X but now we're left with no choice.

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