1. kiddori's Avatar
    I'll be one of the first ones to get a Lumia 900 if it reaches the T-Mobile stores in the USA. Can we make this a thread dedicated to such news and rumors. I can't wait to get my hands on one. Anyone with insight in this?
    02-27-2012 07:45 PM
  2. speedtouch's Avatar
    It's not going to happen. The Lumia 900 does not have a radio compatible with T-Mo's 3G frequency bands. Sorry. Believe me, I wish it was coming to T-Mo, too. We T-Mobile users will just have to muddle by with our HD7s, Radars, and Lumia 710s.
    02-27-2012 08:00 PM
  3. kiddori's Avatar
    I'm not willing to give up hope because of that. Until someone tears it apart, they could very well be withholding the band information......or they could be launching a separate 900 for T-Mobile. Whatever happened to the rumor that T-Mobile will get it 45 days after AT&T?
    02-27-2012 08:02 PM
  4. speedtouch's Avatar
    We'll see, I guess. But I am not counting on it at all. I suspect I'll eventually upgrade to a Lumia 710.
    02-27-2012 08:03 PM
  5. kiddori's Avatar
    I like the 710 but unfortunately it's would be a downgrade for me, coming from a Samsung Galaxy S2.
    02-27-2012 08:04 PM
  6. mtmjr90's Avatar
    How long can T-Mo go without a premium Nokia WP (or any premium Mango WP for that matter...)?

    We'll see, I guess. But I am not counting on it at all. I suspect I'll eventually upgrade to a Lumia 710.
    That said, between the Radar and 710...I can't see why you'd pick the Lumia. Unless you really hate capacitive buttons, the Radar's build quality is a lot nicer and it has internet sharing.

    Sent from my HTC Radar using Board Express
    02-27-2012 08:31 PM
  7. kiddori's Avatar
    I agree. It would be in the interest of Nokia, Microsoft, AND T-Mobile to push the Lumia 900 on all providers. I don't understand why they would limit it to AT&T?
    02-27-2012 08:33 PM
  8. unit_three's Avatar
    I'm pretty disappointed that the 900 doesn't have T-Mo 3G. So far Nokia's "rolling thunder" is just a few sprinkles.

    My contract with T-Mobile doesn't renew until late this year anyway. I'm not jumping to AT&T and if T-Mobile doesn't have any good WP7 phones then I don't know what I'll do. I'd hate to have to switch back to buggy Android.
    02-27-2012 09:03 PM
  9. kiddori's Avatar
    Yeah, lack of certain phones is definitely not enough to justify jumping ship. I tried twice and always came back to magenta. :-)
    02-27-2012 09:05 PM
  10. speedtouch's Avatar
    That said, between the Radar and 710...I can't see why you'd pick the Lumia. Unless you really hate capacitive buttons, the Radar's build quality is a lot nicer and it has internet sharing.

    Sent from my HTC Radar using Board Express
    I'd choose it because it's a very nice phone. Way, way faster than my HD7. And the screen is just superb. I'd take speed over the Radar's Internet sharing. WiFi tethering just isn't that important to me.
    02-27-2012 09:35 PM
  11. invisik's Avatar
    I used my upgrade in November for the T-mobile Blackberry 9900 Bold (long time BB user here and T-mo since Voicestream days)). But I think I'm breaking contract and going to AT&T for LTE and the 900. I still need to confirm there will be tethering/wifi hotspot on the 900 and even though a little more money per month I think it will be worth it. I have 3 lines and will look at bringing the other two over in August when they expire and after I've had a few months on that ATT network to really see what it's like.

    ATT has a better selection of phones and we can refer our business clients to ATT and get a small referral fee (neither on T-mobile to my knowledge).

    I think it's worth looking at, especially if the 900 is going to be $99 on contract!

    -m
    02-28-2012 02:43 AM
  12. JPDVM2014's Avatar
    I was looking at switching from Verizon to Tmobile, but the coverage in my area doesn't seem to be something I can deal with. I live in a very rural area, and according to the coverage maps, I would only be getting 2g in most of the areas I frequent. I would like to save some money, but not at the expense of usability. If i lived in an area with better coverage I would be all over the Radar. :-)
    02-28-2012 03:06 PM
  13. invisik's Avatar
    The news from MWC about the international 900 says it has a HSPA+ radio in it... which might be compatible with T-Mobile as their frequencies are more similar to the international frequencies then AT&T or Verizon.

    I think I still want to switch to AT&T for LTE so maybe I'll see what the launch price is for the 900 and have that help decide for me.

    http://www.windowscentral.com/nokia-lumia-900-go-global
    -m
    02-29-2012 11:03 PM
  14. invisik's Avatar
    Ok so what if you buy the international unlocked version.. should it's HPSA+ work with T-Mobiles and AT&T's HPSA+ ? I know if it's GSM/EDGE it will but haven't ventured into the 4G land with unlocked phones.
    03-02-2012 06:37 PM
  15. freshairr's Avatar
    Ok so what if you buy the international unlocked version.. should it's HPSA+ work with T-Mobiles and AT&T's HPSA+ ? I know if it's GSM/EDGE it will but haven't ventured into the 4G land with unlocked phones.
    International version isn't pentaband, so it's not going to work (with T-Mobile. ATT should be fine).

    Frequencies-850/900/1900/2100 MHz (Buy Nokia Lumia 900 | Official Accessories)

    Once the 900 comes to canada though, it might, because the 710 up there has all the bands for ATT and T-Mobile's 3G/HSPA
    Last edited by freshairr; 03-02-2012 at 07:51 PM.
    03-02-2012 07:17 PM
  16. kiddori's Avatar
    I think it will work on AT&T but not on T-Mobile as it needs to have T-Mobile's 1700/2100 AWS.
    03-02-2012 07:43 PM
  17. Probaholic1's Avatar
    IF and I IFFFF, the rumored 910 or a Pentaband is announced then that would suffice.
    03-02-2012 11:44 PM
  18. ItnStln's Avatar
    I have a friend who's a T-Mobile rep. She told me that they're getting a phone in the 900-series. Hopefully this is true as the 900-series is a nice product line.
    03-13-2012 10:57 AM
  19. feedmylittletroll's Avatar
    The ATT Lumia 900 does support AWS. Look in the FCC documents in post #32. Its going to be a WCDMA 850/1700/1900/2100 phone

    Nokia Lumia 900 may not support T-Mobile 3G after all. - Page 4 - xda-developers
    03-13-2012 02:18 PM
  20. kiddori's Avatar
    Hopefully that is true. I believe it when I see it. Too many wrong T-Mobile rumors in the past.
    03-13-2012 02:35 PM
  21. Probaholic1's Avatar
    Yeah, sadly a lot of these rumors for phones are usually way off, the only way to really know is waiting till like the week or the day of launch.
    03-14-2012 07:00 PM
  22. ItnStln's Avatar
    Yeah, sadly a lot of these rumors for phones are usually way off, the only way to really know is waiting till like the week or the day of launch.
    Sad, but true!
    03-15-2012 01:34 PM
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