Nokia Lumia 900 in first test

The Lumia 900 with 68 x 128 millimeters somewhat larger than its sister model Lumia 800, but not with 12 millimeters thick - making it even seems subjectively somewhat slimmer. Otherwise, the models look very similar. Both are stuck in a noble, a block made ​​of polycarbonate enclosure. The matte finish feels very high quality and a little reminiscent of the first iPod minis. In the appeal, but the similarity ends there, the Lumia is 900 with its high-contrast 0.3-inch AMOLED touch screen 4, definitely "maxi". The display is protected by scratch-resistant Gorilla glass.

Here, the XL-phone displays, but not more content than the 800 model (3.7 inches), because the resolution is here again 480 x 800 pixels. The display content is just bigger, which leads to the buttons or the virtual keyboard to a more convenient operation. Even if it is something small-scale times, had to use the otherwise very well optimized for touchscreen Windows Phone-safe surface. For ease of use also provide quick feedback on the inputs and the fast start of programs. As with the 800 comes with Lumia Lumia 900 is a 1.4-gigahertz processor. The devices shown at MWC responded instantly and were stable.

While the U.S. version as LTE device is sold, the Lumia supports 900 in Germany, only UMTS with HSPA. Otherwise, the Windows Phone has everything you'd expect from a current smartphone. Disturbed us was really just that the memory does not extend as with all Windows phones can. To the size of internal memory, Nokia still not available, the U.S. version has 16GB. Probably the European model will offer as much.

Nokia also installed an 8-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED serve as Bitzer set. Videos at 30 frames per second and a resolution of 1280 x recorded 720th In addition, the Lumia 900 on a 1-megapixel camera on the front for video calls.

In terms of software is the Lumia 900 can navigate with Nokia's free navigation software drive, in a completely new version now also offline, ie without data connection. Even an e-book application including the connected store, Nokia plans to integrate now