Since Microsoft has purchased Nokia's device division it is now offering the AT&T 41-megapixel Lumia 1020 for an unbelievable price of $0. The deal is only available when purchasing the handset from a physical store.
Microsoft has announced an amazing deal if you're in the market of consolidating your high-end camera and smartphone. The company is now selling the AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 for FREE with a new 2-year contract. Before you get overly excited, there is one important caveat. To get this deal you will need to visit a Microsoft retail store.
Thanks to our friends over at Windows Phone Central, who have done us a huge favor by listing the Microsoft retail stores that are offering this promotion, it's now easier to find a nearby store.
Stores Offering the Lumia 1020 on AT&T for free with contract
- Microsoft Store at Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego, CA
- Microsoft Store at the Valley Fair Mall in San Jose, CA
- Microsoft Store at Christiana Mall in Newark, Delaware
- Microsoft Store at Stanford Shopping Center in San Jose, CA
- Microsoft Store at the Mall at Rockingham in Salem, NH
- Microsoft Store at the Westchester, Whiteplains, NY
- Microsoft Store at the Village at Corte Madera in Corte Madera, CA
- Microsoft Store at the Natick Mall in Natick, MA
The AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020 features a 4.5-inch ClearBlack AMOLED PureMotion HD+ display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 and a pixel density of 334 pixels per inch (ppi). It also uses a special sunlight readability enhancement, scratch-resistant glass and includes support for wide viewing angles. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Adreno 225 graphics processing unit (GPU), has 32GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM.
The Lumia 1020's 41-megapixel PureView rear camera comes with Carl Zeiss optics, boasts optical image stabilization (OIS), Xenon flash and full HD 1080p video recording. The smartphone also includes a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera for video chat. In terms of wireless connectivity, it features a 4G LTE radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC.
Nokia ships the Lumia 1020 with a long-lasting, non-removable 2,000mAh battery, which offers up to 19 hours of talk time and 16 days (384 hours) of standby time. Its dimensions are 5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches (130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm) and weighs 5.57 oz (158 g).
It would be nice if Microsoft offered this in all of its retail stores and through its online store, but for now we'll just have to be thankful the company is even giving us this much of a discount on the smartphone that claims the title of best on-board camera. If one of these stores is in your area and you are interested in this deal, leave us a comment below to let us know if you were able to score a free Lumia 1020.