Anyone that knows me personally or has been following this blog for a while knows that I was an early adopter of Windows Phone. When I first heard about the platform and saw how Microsoft was re-imagining the mobile phone experience I knew which OS my next phone was going to have. I’ve taken some heat from some friends over my enthusiasm of the fledgling platform but nevertheless I went ahead and got a Samsung Focus the day it was released and haven’t looked back.
Here we are about a year and a half later and the game has changed. The highly anticipated (at least among us Windows Phone enthusiasts) Nokia Lumia 900 has been released on AT&T. Unlike previous Windows Phones though, AT&T seems to be giving this device the respect it deserves with a massive marketing campaign.
Some of the best phones I’ve ever owned have been made by Nokia and being the Windows Phone fanboy that I am, I had to get my hands on one. Amazingly, I was eligible for an upgrade so I wasn’t going to have to wait very long. I moseyed over to my favorite AT&T store where Jessica tried to hook me up but they were already SOLD OUT of the cyan model! She placed an order one for me and a few days later it arrived at my door. That was about three weeks ago. So how is it? How does it compare to the Focus? Does it live up to the hype?