There is a lot of buzz about Verizon's Nokia Lumia phone, rightly so, after all when was the last time Verizon picked up a decent Nokia device.
Verizon has not official announced the Lumia 822, but more information about the device keeps trickling in.
Here are a few more details we got about the device.
- Bing Maps will be branded Nokia Maps.
- Nokia Drive can download over 55 voices, including “surfer dude”.
- Documents can be shared via Bluetooth,
- tap2send, or outlook, and photos via tap2send, Bluetooth, messaging, outlook, Facebook, LinkedIn, OneNote and twitter.
- When application are tapped and held, besides pinning to the start screen one can also now pin to Kids Corner. Windows Phone 7 apps work flawlessly.
- When connected to a Windows 7 PC the device is not recognized, and is not mounted as a removable drive. Zune also does not recognize it.
- Voice dictation in email works very well, but there is no obvious way to send an email completely hands-free.
- The 16 GB handset has a microSD card slot.
- The device does feature wireless charging,
- the shell is not removable or replaceable.
- It will retail for only $49.99.
A Nokia Lumia device also showed up on FCC website, and judging from the Verizon support band and presence of a microSD slot, it is no doubt this is the Lumia 822.