09-10-2012 09:13 AM
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  1. andrelamont's Avatar
    This week episode of what the tech, Paul Thurrott says that the pricing for the two new Lumia will be $99 and $149.

    Of course, in the good ole USA, the device price is so insignificant when compare to the data/voice plans.

    I am not sure but I don't think a lot of people choose their phone based upon the initial price...but hey I do live in a bubble.
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    09-06-2012 11:53 AM
  2. power5's Avatar
    That is subsidized pricing, not full retail. Probably $600+ for retail 920. I would bet the 920 is the typical $199 top end pricing though.
    09-06-2012 12:02 PM
  3. andrelamont's Avatar
    Just found this rumor (your browser will have to translate )

    Basically the 920 will sell in Germany for 600 euros ( $758)

    Nokia Lumia 920 ab Jnner um 600 Euro | Produkte | futurezone.at: Technology-News
    09-06-2012 01:16 PM
  4. Mitlov's Avatar
    I would be surprised if they sold the Lumia 920 for less than $199+ plan, given that it's competitive in every way with other $199+plan flagships. If they do, though, that'll give it a serious competitive advantage over Android flagships and the iPhone.

    What matters to me is not that $50 difference (inconsequential over two years of phone ownership with all the associated monthly costs), but carrier availability. Please please PLEASE do not be an AT&T exclusive like the Lumia 900.
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    09-06-2012 01:42 PM
  5. Reflexx's Avatar
    I wonder if there will be some Black Friday blowouts on Amazon, where they end up selling them at even more ridiculously low prices.
    09-06-2012 01:55 PM
  6. independentvolume's Avatar
    I wonder if there will be some Black Friday blowouts on Amazon, where they end up selling them at even more ridiculously low prices.
    I hope not. That would mean the devices weren't selling well.
    09-06-2012 06:20 PM
  7. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    I hope not. That would mean the devices weren't selling well.
    How do you figure? Amazon does "penny phone" offers on top sellers and low sellers alike around the holidays.

    Anyway, I can believe this pricing plan for the phones. Remember, they want to undercut Apple whenever they can.
    09-06-2012 07:12 PM
  8. independentvolume's Avatar
    How do you figure? Amazon does "penny phone" offers on top sellers and low sellers alike around the holidays.

    Anyway, I can believe this pricing plan for the phones. Remember, they want to undercut Apple whenever they can.
    True, but not to devices released within a month of black friday. That doesn't happen.
    09-06-2012 07:24 PM
  9. ncxcstud's Avatar
    As long as best buy gets it through their mobile shops, ill get it for $150 off. Can't wait until the 920 comes out. HTC would literally have to blow my socks off for me to switch at this point.
    09-06-2012 09:38 PM
  10. power5's Avatar
    I got my brand new titan for a penny. No reason lumia can't have same deal.
    09-06-2012 09:46 PM
  11. X0LARIUM's Avatar
    Just found this rumor (your browser will have to translate )

    Basically the 920 will sell in Germany for 600 euros ( $758)

    Nokia Lumia 920 ab Jnner um 600 Euro | Produkte | futurezone.at: Technology-News
    I hope and pray this stays a rumor and doesnt cross the sacred lines of reality...

    SEVEN FIFTY EIGHT DOLLARS!! MOTHER OF GOD! No ways am I paying that much...I think I will be wiping the last stocks of Lumia920 in that case...
    09-07-2012 12:49 AM
  12. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    I hope and pray this stays a rumor and doesnt cross the sacred lines of reality...

    SEVEN FIFTY EIGHT DOLLARS!! MOTHER OF GOD! No ways am I paying that much...I think I will be wiping the last stocks of Lumia920 in that case...
    You can't do a direct conversion of Euro to Dollars... the markets don't work that way, and Nokia/Microsoft would price themselves out of the picture forever. I think $500-$600 is a safe bet for full price, and I'd estimate low side of that if they're going to undercut Apple.
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    09-07-2012 01:00 AM
  13. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    True, but not to devices released within a month of black friday. That doesn't happen.
    As a matter of fact, the Titan released November 8th last year and was part of the penny sale at Black Friday. That's precisely how I got mine. ;)
    09-07-2012 01:01 AM
  14. X0LARIUM's Avatar
    You can't do a direct conversion of Euro to Dollars... the markets don't work that way, and Nokia/Microsoft would price themselves out of the picture forever. I think $500-$600 is a safe bet for full price, and I'd estimate low side of that if they're going to undercut Apple.
    I in fact did a Euro to Rupee and suffered a minor heart attack. That comes to around Rs 42,000!!

    I have never loved my Android phone so much... :P
    09-07-2012 01:04 AM
  15. AngryNil's Avatar
    Basically the 920 will sell in Germany for 600 euros ( $758)
    It's a crime to directly convert between euros and dollars. Not just because of markets, but also because of VAT.

    Even then - go compare AUD prices to USD prices. While the Australia dollar is stronger than the US's, our devices are still $200 more expensive.
    09-07-2012 09:26 PM
  16. geekmaster's Avatar
    I don't know about you guys, but i don't like getting raped by 2 year contract prices. Im more interested in unlocked prices in the US. If only November would come sooner...
    09-07-2012 09:30 PM
  17. Winterfang's Avatar
    99$ is too expensive for the 820, make it 50 =D.
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    09-07-2012 09:34 PM
  18. sentimentGX4's Avatar
    99$ is too expensive for the 820, make it 50 =D.
    Does it even matter? The bulk of the cost is in the plan.

    The 820 and 920 are rather alike, actually. I don't see much of an incentive to buy the 920 if the 820 is much cheaper.
    09-08-2012 03:38 AM
  19. AngryNil's Avatar
    I don't see much of an incentive to buy the 920 if the 820 is much cheaper.
    Screen and camera, the biggest hardware differentiators for a Windows Phone.

    WVGA looks bad enough on my 2010 Omnia 7, I can't imagine still having it in late 2014.
    09-08-2012 03:52 AM
  20. Reflexx's Avatar
    I don't know about you guys, but i don't like getting raped by 2 year contract prices. Im more interested in unlocked prices in the US. If only November would come sooner...
    The carriers with the widest coverage in the US don't have different prices for plans with unsubsidized phones.

    So basically, you're paying the price of a subsidizing plan whether you get a phone or not.
    09-08-2012 10:15 AM
  21. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    That's a good point, and I'd never really considered it before. Seems reasonable that if we pay full price we'd get about $25 deducted from our bill, right? :dry

    Although, you originally bought a phone at subsidized rate for a 2 year contract... so really, you're still paying for the original phone subsidy during that time, even if you pay full price for a new phone at your own discretion. I guess that's probably why.

    In other words, my $25/month savings idea only works if you're outside the 2 year contract and don't want to engage in a new contract.
    09-08-2012 10:25 AM
  22. Winterfang's Avatar
    Does it even matter? The bulk of the cost is in the plan.

    The 820 and 920 are rather alike, actually. I don't see much of an incentive to buy the 920 if the 820 is much cheaper.
    They aren't that much alike.

    820 doesn't have pureview
    way lower battery capacity
    low resolution (is still decent though)
    NO GORILLA GLASS ( terrible decision)
    5Mega pixel camera (it seems that it's not going to be any better than the 710)
    Lower screen size

    If you see it that way is just a 710 with a bigger screen and better processor, not even close to the high end 920.

    Is like the 820 is the Blaze4G while the 920 is the GS3. It does have an SD card slot but the max capacity is 32gig so you will get 40 maximum.
    09-08-2012 10:48 AM
  23. Mitlov's Avatar
    The carriers with the widest coverage in the US don't have different prices for plans with unsubsidized phones.

    So basically, you're paying the price of a subsidizing plan whether you get a phone or not.
    THIS. This is why I would never, ever, ever, EVER (thank you Taylor Swift for getting that stuck in my head) buy an unsubsidized phone.
    09-08-2012 12:23 PM
  24. independentvolume's Avatar
    THIS. This is why I would never, ever, ever, EVER (thank you Taylor Swift for getting that stuck in my head) buy an unsubsidized phone.
    I have to or else I lose unlimited data. I still come out ahead in the end. 150-200 phone investment + 120+ a month for two years or 650-700 phone investment and 80 a month for two years. 2,620 vs 3,080.
    09-08-2012 12:30 PM
  25. saintforlife's Avatar
    What are the chances that the price of the Nokia Lumia 920 will fall to $150 or even $100 around Black Friday/Thanksgiving time on Amazon and other places for AT&T upgrades (not new account)? The 920 will be steal at those prices.
    09-10-2012 05:47 AM
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