Without giving much details away until its own official press conference later this afternoon as the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off, Nokia head Stephen Elop took the stage at AT&T’s Developer Summit to announce that it has exciting plans for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform. Together with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and AT&T Mobility head Ralph de la Vega, Elop confirms that a 4G LTE Nokia device will be coming to AT&T soon.
News of a 4G LTE smartphone running Microsoft’s platform comes as AT&T and HTC announces the Titan II, a device that sports the same 4.7-inch display as the original Titan and the same design, but adds 4G LTE connectivity on top of the slower 4G HSPA+ radio. The Titan II was previously rumored as the HTC Radiant.
As to Nokia’s device, the device has been leaked in the past with a display size larger than the Nokia Lumia 800, a device that’s been praised thanks to its unique and functional aesthetics. The LTE version was leaked in the past as the Nokia Ace as well as the Nokia Lumia 900, which would be its market name.
We’ll be at the Nokia press conference later this afternoon to glimpse more about the device.