We adore the Lumia 800. It has that historically lovely Nokia build, and is terrifically small. Like — the size is perfect. Now it’s getting a bigger brother.
PocketNow has what it claims are the Nokia Lumia “Ace” 900’s full specs, headed for AT&T:
4.3-inch WVGA display, 512MB of RAM, eight-megapixel camera, and a capacious 1830mAh battery.
Although it will almost certainly be sold carrier locked, Ace — like most modern Nokia handsets — will contain the 1700MHz band necessary for T-Mobile 3G, so we imagine that a workaround to unlock that functionality will arrive with the quickness. At 160 grams, Ace weighs 18 more grams than the Lumia 800, likely due to the combination of a bigger screen and LTE radio.
On the one hand, why screw around with such a perfectly svelte phone’s form? On the other, the broader display might be easier on your eyes than the 800’s 3.7-incher. We won’t know for sure until we’re holding it. [PocketNow]