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Want a Windows Phone 8 smartphone on AT&T? Pre-order starts today



lumia920.jpgAT&T announced Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphones that will be available beginning Friday (Nov. 9): Nokia Lumia 920 for $99.99, Nokia Lumia 820 for $49.99. but you can preorder them starting today (Nov. 7) at at and

Also available before Thanksgiving will be HTC's Windows Phone 8X with 16 GB of memory for $199.99. AT&T will also have their exclusive 8X with 8GB of memory in California Blue and Limelight for $99.99. 

Lumia 920 highlights:

  • 4G LTE
  • 8 megapixel PureView camera with Carl Zeiss wide-angle optics
  • 8.7-megapixel camera with floating lens technology
  • built-in wireless charging (AT&T will throw in a free charging plate)
  • 4.5-inch scratch-resistant HD display
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 32GB of internal storage plus SkyDrive cloud storage
  • NFC technology

Nokia Lumia 820 highlights:

  • mid-range smartphone
  • unibody look
  • black color only
  • dual-LED auto-focus 8 megapixel camer with Carl Zeiss optics
  • 3-inch WVGA OLED display
  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor
  • optional wireless charging shells in various colors
  • LTE capable

Windows Phone 8X by HTC

  • unibody design
  • 4.3-inch 720p HD display (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • 2.1-megapixel, 88 degree, ultra-wide front-facing camera
  • 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture
  • audio amplifier

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 12:45pm]


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