Today, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia and wireless carrier China Mobile officially announced the upcoming availability of Nokia Lumia 920T in China.This is the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone in the country to arrive on shelves with support for the wireless carrier’s TD-SCDMA network, and will be released before the end of the year.
The phone is expected to provide users in the country with one of the most advanced smartphone experiences, courtesy of support for 3G networks, advanced location capabilities, and great imaging features.
The handset will land on shelves this month with a price tag of RMB 4,599 (around $739 / €364) attached to it, in four colors, namely black, white, yellow and red.
“We are delighted to partner with China Mobile, the world's largest operator, to introduce China's first Lumia based on Windows Phone 8,” Stephen Elop, president and CEO of Nokia, said.
“People around the world are responding positively to the new Lumia devices, and we're confident that the enthusiasm will extend to China with the Lumia 920T.”
The smartphone packs a 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ touchscreen display, along with an 8-megapixel PureView photo snapper on the back, enabling great photo snapping and video shooting and viewing experiences.
The handset also features a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, built-in GPS receiver, NFC and the like.
Furthermore, the smartphone arrives with a series of pre-loaded, exclusive Nokia apps, such as Nokia City Lens, the full suite of Nokia navigation apps, and more.
“Our close cooperation with Nokia is a key contributor to the success of China's TD industry, and will further enhance the rapidly growing TD ecosystem. We are excited about this important next step in our partnership, and we look forward to creating an even more vibrant TD industry together,” said Li Yue, president of China Mobile Communications Corporation.