Following countless leaks and rumors, the Nokia Lumia Icon 929 for Verizon was announced last week and, as expected, is now available for purchase. The phone is waiting for you in Verizon and Microsoft online stores as well as in brick and mortar local stores throughout the country. Regardless of which option you choose to pick up the latest Windows phone will set you back $199.99 with a new two-year contract with the carrier.
Nokia Lumia Icon Windows Phone 8 for Verizon
If you are not a fan of long-term commitments, the Nokia Lumia Icon is also available for $23.06 per month on Verizon Edge plan or $549.99 with month to month service. Moreover, if like freebies here is a tip for you. If you decide to buy the Lumia Icon from Microsoft store, the company will throw in a wireless charging accessory as a free bonus.
Spec-wise the Lumia Icon is very similar to the Lumia 1520 phablet but comes in a smaller package measuring 5.40 x 2.8 x 0.9 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm) and weighing in at 5.89 ounces (167 grams). The phone packs a 5-inch 1080p Full HD ClearBlack display which is sensitive enough to interact with your fingers even through a layer of fabric, for example when you are wearing gloves. The Lumia Icon is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and offers 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory.
Like the majority of the newest Nokia phones, the Icon boasts powerful camera with 20-megapixel PureView sensor on the back and 1.2-megapixe wide-angle front-facing shooter. Other key features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth, GPS navigation, Qi wireless charging, and a 2,420 mAh battery. The Nokia Lumia Icon for Verizon runs the latest version of Windows Phone 8 OS.