China Telecom to launch Nokia Lumia 800, other Lumia handsets

imageAccording to ChinaTechNews.com, a China Telecom representative from its mobile device management center has revealed that several Nokia Windows Phones will be coming to the network, including the Nokia Lumia 800.

The 3 new handsets will become available between March and April 2012 on the Chinese CDMA network, spearheaded by a CDMA Nokia Lumia 800.

The release will purportedly also include cheaper Nokia Windows Phones with prices around $160 (CNY1,000) unlocked. Handsets will however be available with device subsidies.

The representative said that the introduction of Nokia Lumia products is the company’s key measure in the mobile device customization sector, following the lowering of package threshold for CDMA version iPhone 4S and the launch of the new youth-oriented Flying Young brand.

China Telecom is a state-owned carrier in China and the third biggest in the country. The Chinese market itself has just exceeded 1 billion subscribers, making it by far the largest in the world.

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