Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V)’s Lumia 925 and Sony Xperia Z will be available on T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) very soon. Customers who have subscribed to T-Mobile services will soon get two high end devices as an option to buy. There is, however, no word from T-Mobile as of now regarding the launch date, so it is not clear that how much time this launch is going to take. But TmoNews has published the T-Mobile roadmap, which gives us an idea about the products’ availability.
According to the leaked roadmap, T-mobile will launch Lumia 925 and Xperia Z on Wednesday July 17. The price of Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) Lumia 925 has also been disclosed. The phone will be available for a $99.99 down payment, and then 24 monthly payments of $20 each. The Nokia Lumia 925 is priced at $579. Apart from Nokia Lumia 925 and Sony Xperia Z, the probable product that will be launched on Wednesday July 17 is T-Mobile 768. It is not yet known that what exactly T-Mobile 768 is, but there are rumors that it will be a prepaid device from Huawei or ZTE.
Apart from the launch of Lumia 925 and Sony Xperia Z, there is other information in the roadmap as well. The roadmap includes information about the release of a major EIT on July 14 Sunday. There is no definite information as to what this product is but, according to TmoNews, it can be a new Simple Choice plan from T-Mobile which will not need any credit check.
T-Mobile Yet to Confirm
T-Mobile has not yet confirmed anything regarding the release of Lumia 925 or Xperia Z. The early launch of both handsets will come as a surprise as Lumia 925 is trying to gain traction in Europe, and Xperia Z will be released “in the coming weeks” according to T-Mobile.
Nokia Lumia 925
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) Lumia 925 was recently launched in Germany and will be available in Europe, China and the United States this month. There are estimates that the sale volume of Nokia 925 will be two times of the sales of 920. According to analysts, expected sales of Nokia Lumia 925 will be 5 million by Christmas. The phone is priced as $600. Nokia Lumia 925 may contribute $3 billion in sales in the second half of 2013. This estimated sales figure is equal to the smartphones of all other companies sold in the previous two quarters together.