Unlike the other mobile phones in the Lumia range of mobile phones the Lumia 900 is one of those mobile phones that just does not fit the range exactly. The look is move oval and much easier in the hand that the standard Lumia telephones. Released in May 2012 and having been on the market for more than 2 years it is still a phone worth of a mention.
The mobile phone covers the basic 2G and 3G networks but having been released in 2012 it does not have 4G but this is not a major issue as the phone is still loaded with features. The Lumia 900 covers the GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 frequency range for 2G and also covers the 3G HSDPA 850, 900, 1900 and 2100 range...
In terms of size the Lumia 900 comes in at 127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm, which puts it in the same class as the Lumia 520 and the Lumia 710 mobile phones. The Lumia 900 is a bit heavier at 160grams but this is mainly because the mobile phone is slightly broader than the rest. The screen is nice and large being an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass which you mainly find on the high-end mobile phones. The phone also comes with the – Nokia ClearBlack display much like the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Nokia 808 Pureview.
the Phone does come with USB but there is no external cardslot however it does have 16GB storage and 512 MB RAM memory. This is usually enough for most users. It also has WiFi and Bluetooth as well as Class 33 EDGE and GPRS. The surfing speed is not bad and comes in at HSDPA, 42 Mbps and HSUPA at 5.76 Mbps.
With a dual flash and a Carl Zeiss camera of 8 MegaPixel running at 3264×2448 pixels, they have clearly given it a camera which even today 2 years later is still considered high end. The camera has video stabilisation and records at 720p@30fps. This is all powered by the Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system.
The Lumia 900 runs on a Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon chipset and a 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU and a Adreno 205 GPU. It also comes with the usual bells you will find in good mobile phones such as the accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor and compass. All of this while allowing you to surf the net on HTML5.
It is a good overall phone and still makes for a good second mobile today with all its features. with a standby battery of 12 days and talktime of 7 hours the mobile phone will still be around for a long time. The user manual for the Nokia Lumia 900 is listed below. see the detailed specs before you buy.