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Rogers releases the Nokia Lumia 920

A couple weeks back Rogers was “able to ship a limited supply of Nokia Lumia 920 smartphones in black to some customers who reserved a device using the Rogers Reservation System.” There was no word on how many, but it now seems that the device is available to all, well at least online. Microsoft Canada pointed to today being the release so stores should have stock also.

As for the price of this LTE-enabled Windows Phone 8 device is set at $99.99 on a 3-year, and $549.99 on a month-to-month. Check out our hands-on of the Lumia 920 here.

Source: Rogers
(Thanks Max!)

  • iphoneee

    Did windows 8 get apple maps?

    • Morning Wood

      Is this BB10?

    • BBMEr

      Its almost like Nokia is trying Hard to FAIL:
      Giving the Exclusive of the 920 to Rogers for six months…Only in BLACK???

      Hope they sell many 920today at $560; because tomorrow the N4-16GB will be available for $430 ($20 shipping and Taxes in)

    • JUST SAYING

      GET THE NOTE 2 FROM SAMSUNG AMAZING PHABLET

      WINDOWS PHONE HAS NO APPS

    • JUST SAYING

      ROGERS AT BRISTOL RD IN MISSISSAUGA HAVE 25 PCS AVAILABLE THIS MORNING BLACK ONLY

  • Brandon

    Anyone know if Rogers is selling the Lumia 920 unlocked?

  • overpriced

    $450 no commitment through At&T.

    • freestaterocker

      Yeah, and locked to ATT. They JUST started releasing unlock codes for the 900, and even then it’s like pulling teeth to get em.

  • Max

    Patiently waiting at a rogers store for this right now! If i dont get am gonna jump over the counter to get it!

    • TD

      Which City are you in? I’m waiting as well

    • Max

      Oh am in Toronto, just went in to eaton and they aint got it yet. Am coming back a bit later tho.

  • Max P

    Has anyone tried to get it without contract?
    Or can we try and just get it on a month to month basis and just cancel after lets say?

  • Dhanjal

    Still any word on the possible red version of the 920 ??

  • David

    This is pretty exciting! I know it’s just a phone and this says a lot about current culture but after using an iPhone since the 3Gs, this is such a welcome change!

  • Reader

    Higher price and black being the only color so far are disappointing but on the positive side, it has pentaband 3G [
    HSPA+/HSPA Bands: 850/900/1700/1900/2100] which is a very welcome change from AT&T version. Rogers please add few more colors and I’d get it even at this relatively higher price.

    • EvanKr

      I doubt that it’ll happen. I actually think that this may be a dev model (which only comes in black), as it’s factory unlocked and pentaband.

  • David

    Can anyone confirm whether this batch is unlocked liked the first few? Thanks

  • Ben S

    released? how can anybody be sure? not a line of it on the main site or on Redboard. this doesn’t smell like a launch….

  • yodiggity dawg

    Ya I called rogers and she’s like call back in 2 weeks rofl

    On the website they have a win8 promo, the lumia 920 is hidden there. It doesn’t have a sign like the other phones saying xoming soon.

    Will head out to stores after work, fingers crossed!!

  • Cormang

    I ordered mine over the phone and ended up paying $79.99, plus a $50 mail-in rebate. The device ended up being $41 with taxes in. They said I should receive it in 3 business days. Stoked! Good bye iPhone!

    • crankysam

      from rogers?

    • Ballack

      How can you have that killer deal? it is surpirisingly amazing.

  • chuck

    Anyone know if any stores receiver colours other than black? If not, anyone have any word on when they will be getting other colours?

  • GODSFAVOURITE

    I’LL FIND OUT IN 20 minutes. STORES NEAR ME OPEN AT 10AM. I DON’T SEE HOW THEY WILL HAVE STOCK EARLY MORNING BUT IM TAKING MY CHANCES. Even if it is today it will probably come in on a afternoon shipment. If it doesn’t I’m not wasting my time anymore. I’ll wait a few weeks till they have lots of stock in.

  • GODSFAVOURITE

    NONE IN VAUGHAN /WOODBRIDGE/NORTH YORK. TRY IN THE AFTERNOON.

  • HHH

    What’s the point of having a 1 month exclusive when all you’re going to sell is a matte black? Its just going to fade into the background with all the other phones.

    • Chris

      You are assuming its a one month exclusive. I haven’t heard anything concrete regarding that. Sadly I think its going to be an exclusive exclusive.

  • Warren

    Any word on if Future Shop is getting the phone and when? I’m buying it straight, with some gift cards. I was at a Future Shop yesterday but, as is typical, the Cell Phone department didn’t know that the Lumia 920 even exists.

  • Fshop

    I don’t think futureshop will sell it out right. I’ve always had a problem doing this…even when they try the system won’t let them.

    • Warren

      Alas, that’s when I take my concern to FS Head Office and Rogers Head Office.

      “Dear FS; did you know that your system won’t allow me to purchase a product from your store?”

      “Dear Rogers; did you know that FS refuses to sell your products even when they are in stock?”

      I’m waiting… I don’t want it to happen like this, but I’m waiting for it to go awry.

  • dula714

    I hope it is unlocked like the released ones in Canada. Then I can use it on Fido! :D Yeeey for that.

  • Max P

    Well we’re out of luck today. Its a federal holiday today for most of Canada, so no Lumia today i was told, as least for people in Qc

  • Calvin

    I don’t see it on the site either, not sure if I’m just looking at the wrong place. Either way, this seems like a botched launched as I walked passed a local rogers store this weekend and didn’t see any signage like you would the S3 or the iPhone5.

  • Marco

    If they only have black, I will be so mad!

  • tardis

    Rogers is really messing up the launch of this phone, No mention of this on their website, no mention of it in stores… no one knows anything about it. And yet they supposedly launched it today? I don’t get it.

  • armrob

    This is a complete joke. nokia should just sell the phone unlocked and they would be better off.
    Rogers doesn’t even make an effort to promote this phone. Some reps at Rogers stores dont even know about it, or have no idea when it will be in stock. There is not even a flyer promoting the phone, you need to ask for it to know it exists.

    Rogers pays for this exclusivity only to keep others from having it. They are happy to sell only Iphone 5 and Galaxy S3

    such a shame for a superb phone!

  • mv740

    I went to a rogers plus store ( montreal,qc) … they told me they won’t even receive their shipment of nokia because of the holiday omg fail

  • Ben S

    Thanks! :-)
    how did that not show up in my searches….

  • Thunder Emperor

    Checked different stores….no sign of it yet..NEWMARKET & Pickering…They said probably at the end of the week..

  • Frank

    Is it just me or does window UI seem sooo boring. I mean the phone looks nice but so boring. I guess I’m spoiled with Android. Not knocking windows phone just saying it looks boring.?

  • Jm

    It’s funny that no one thought about blaming nokia about the phone not being available on time? I never saw an iPhone delivery comming in late. Of course Rogers CEO won’t call you personaly to say nokia didn’t deliver on time for the canadian launch because we’re such a small market for them… But you can surely rage about everything on this wonderful monday morning. Me? Enjoying a latte machiato!

  • J

    Does anyone know if the Microsoft Store opening up in Yorkdale on friday will carry the Lumia 920 unlocked and in multiple colours?

    • caribouroader

      Willing to wait another couple of days to find out!

    • gwydionjhr

      Here’s hoping! In the states, the MS stores carry all of the colours, AND you can buy from MS online. Here’s hoping the same thing happens here.

      I’ve heard the exclusive is only for 1 month, and other than the Ativ S we don’t know what other WP8 devices Telus is going to carry. I’m betting they’ll be carrying either 1 or 2 of the Nokia line up, and I’ll betcha they have colours in the 920 at the end of November.

  • hunkyleepickle

    i fondly remember the same Rogers cockup when they tried to ‘launch’ the original samsung galaxy captivate. I was so amped to get this that phone too, only to be jerked around for months by Rogers. And so i sit on ‘launch’ day, still with no information from its website, employees, own redboard, or anywhere else other than this website. So will go to the two corporate stores in my area on launch day, and attempt to renew for another ridiculous 3 year contract with this phone. If i fail, the Nexus 4 will break my fall tomorrow, and in six months rogers will lose my business forever as my current contract expires. They will never learn, and i know none of the big 3 are any better, but i’m just tired of their Rogers’ crap!

  • Colin Bowern

    I’m curious how Rogers and Nokia can be call this a success when you can’t find the device in stock anywhere, nor is there any mention on the home page. If you can’t get any visibility how do you expect to win the hearts and minds of consumers and developers?

  • QballDS

    Hmmm… my Rogers Reservation went from number 297 to “In Progress” so they are certainly shipping the phones to the stores today. Just a matter of time before they generally become available.

    • Mike D.

      You are lucky, mine went from 489 to 4. It’s really sad if they only send 485 handsets accross Canada for the launch day….

  • Nick Depallo

    There should never be more posts leading up to the launch of a phone on a carrier, than actual number of units sold

    Give it a break, Windows Phone 8 is as dead as Zune. It’s nothing but a money pit, no matter how many positive bloggers are thrown at it

  • John Doe

    This is like advertising (actually not really advertising) a bright red car and only having it available in light brown. Would you buy a s**t colored car?

  • hunkyleepickle

    Rogers also needs to advertise this phone for crying out loud. I know they make most of their cash off iphones and S3′s, but this is ridiculous. The total lack of marketing has actually made me want it less, and be intrigued by the Note 2 instead.

  • GODSFAVOURITE

    NONE AT BRISTOL RD MISSISSAUGA. POST IS A FAKE. WILL UPDATE EVERYONE ON VAUGHAN MILLS THIS AFTERNOON.

    SQUARE ONE MALL HAS ALREADY RECEIVED THEIR DELIVERY THS MORNING AND SAY NO 920s arrived.

  • hp

    Are you surprised, same thing will happen as the win phone 7 launch as sad to say that is, no units in store, staff clueless to win phone and pushing iphones and androids, plastic demo units and probably in some obscure corner of the store and no ads in the store, just look at whats happening with att in the states same complaints, im still waiting to see when bell is getting the htc 8s so i can get it just outright since telus sucks this year for win phone and i dont like the ativ at all, seems like ms has learned nothing from the previous launch.

  • landragon

    Walked into a rogers store.

    “we haven’t gotten our shipment yet. It could be tomorrow, it could be six weeks”. Incompetent i****s, think I’ll buy a pentaband off ebay or kijiji and use another carrier.

    • George K

      Good luck, I’ve been running a search on Kijiji and Craigslist over and over again during the last couple of days. Apart from one guy who listed it at $900, there are none to be had.

  • Guillaume

    I went to a rogers store nearby and they had the 920 in demo only. The rep said they’ll receive them by the end of the week. At least, she let me pick the demo and feel the weight and size compared to an iPhone.

  • Troy

    So the phone “releases” today and just now my reservation switches to “In Progress”? I was hoping that on release day it would either be in the store already, or at least “Shipping.”

    Still no e-mail or phone call with any indication of when to expect the device, and official information about the Lumia 920 release is impossible to find on Rogers’ site.

    I’m getting very fed up with you Rogers, you’ve really messed this up.

  • Jamie

    Has anyone seen the phone in BC? Wonder if this is just the east coast that gets it today

    • Joshua

      I was wondering the same thing. I’m going to wait until around 1-ish to start calling around in the Okanagan. That should give enough time for the delivery man to show up.

  • Airbus

    stop posting unconfirmed news mobile syrup
    mobile syrup sucks

  • Montrealer

    This has to be the worst lunch for a ‘flagship’ phone I can remember. Even the salesman don’t know about the phone. Some of them don’t even know that Rogers is having a certain Nokia 920…wow.
    Bravo Nokia, that’s why I’m not buying your shares.

  • GODSFAVOURITE

    ANOTHER UPDATE FOR YOU GUYS.

    I CALLED THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS STORE IN WEST EDMONTON SUPERMALL.

    THEY DO NOT HAVE IT IN STOCK AND DO NOT HAVE ANY WINDOWS PHONES YET. THEY’RE WORKING ON RECEIVING THEM BY NEXT WEEK OR EVEN FRIDAY.

    THEY’RE ALSO WORKING ON RECEIVING THEM IN different colors****

    Stay tuned ! WAIT FOR THE MICROSOFT STORE TO OPEN IN YORKDALE MALL. I THINK PATIENCE WILL PAY OFF EVENTUALLY.

    Rogers phone return policy is 15days or 30 minutes airtime. If you get the black and a blue comes out next week you will Be PISSED.

  • Bamelin

    Nothing in downtown toronto yet :/

    • Max

      Where downtown did you have a look? Cause am going to eaton right now.

  • gwydionjhr

    Does anyone know whether or not Data Sense is installed/working on Rogers yet?

  • Phil

    Kelowna Rogers doesn’t have them and won’t receive any today because of the holiday. As much as I wanted this phone, I’m so disappointed with Rogers, that I’m just going to pass.

  • Thunder Emperor

    Just went to Scarborough TOWN CENTER Rogers…Manger told they got the 920s in da morning and sold out in 1hour…and they will get more tomorrow…but he told me..THE PHONE IS NOT PENTABAND AND IT IS LOCKED…

    • GODSFAVOURITE

      Another false report after a conversation with a manager from this store reported above.

  • Darthed

    @QballDS: which color did you pre-order?

    • QballDS

      The only colour it comes in unfortunately… black.

  • Jules Winnfield

    I wonder if it will be unlocked at Microsoft stores. I’m going to check it out Friday when the store opens at Yorkdale.

  • Arthur

    I called a few Rogers stores around Toronto and none of them have stock yet. One rep told me that they receive shipments every day at 2 pm.

  • Bamelin

    I gave up and reserved. Only 18 in line… Good option in case the phone. Becomes hard to get.

  • Jonathan

    Has anyone received one and confirmed if it is locked or if it is unlocked like the first batch?

  • jason brown

    call the MS store in vancouver and see what they say.

  • Dhillion

    None in Manitoba, at least at the “major” Rogers stores I visited or called. Rogers staff were knowledgeable about the devices (I was looking for 920 or 8X) – hopefully Rogers will provide info soon.

  • jason brown

    unlocked it will.

  • Lara Alferez

    LAME! It’s not even out in Winnipeg yet ;(. Went through all the trouble to get to a mall (which takes an hour by bus) just to be told they STILL don’t have it in stock =.=..

  • jon waldron

    just did the rogers online chat and asked about the availability of the phone and was told “the launch has been delayed and there is no more information i can provide at this time”

  • Rich

    For a company (MS) that’s trying really hard to attract developers, their making it really hard to switch by allowing the most popular Windows phone be a Roger’s exclusive and at such a high price. I want one, but not from Rogers and not for $600. I’ll stick to my Android for now I guess…

    • Max P

      @Rich: Sorry to say, but these prices have always been around that range for phones that have no contracts.

  • GODSFAVOURITE

    NEWMARKET HAD THEM YESTERDAY ACCORDING TO A EMPLOYEE TODAY. PHONED THEM AND THEY ARE OUT OF STOCK AT UPPER CANADA MALL.

    AN EMPLOYEE AT VAUGHAN MILLS SAID THAT UPPER CANADA MALL WILL HAVE IT FIRST SO IF YOU ARE IN THE AREA OR REALLY WANT THE PHONE HEAD OUT THERE. NEXT SHIPMENT MIGHT BE TODAY.

    Pick one up for me too thx. Lol

    • CABACK

      Sorry to say that…but i was in UPPER CANADA MALL all day yesterday..cauz i was there in the mall…and they didnt got any yesterday…i was checking with them every 10mins..they got there delivery at around 2pm and the REP told me..they didnt got any LUMIA 920

  • Airbus

    any news for ottawa?

  • jon waldron

    1500 uppper middle rd in oakville got 3 in…

  • ile2010

    Bought one outright in London (Westmount Mall).

    Box says WCDMA 850/900/190/2100/1700_2100. Phone is locked to Rogers so I can’t verify use on Wind.

    • ile2010

      Update: purchased unlock code online. I’ll check back to confirm Wind compatibility once my code is delivered.

  • Noob1ee

    So you inserted a sim other than Rogers and it didnt work?

    • ile2010

      Correct, I tried both Wind and Virgin SIMs. Phone is indeed locked. Still waiting for my unlock code.

  • dbott01

    Kanata (centrum) has a couple but apparently the IMEIs are not setup properly. I drove to Stittsville and there is one more here, and same issue but sales rep resolved by calling customer support.

  • Andrew

    Just ordered on via phone from Rogers! Should be here in 5 days. So relieved!

  • Max

    Ok. Just to let everyone know i got one today at eaton, well my girl got it for me but am not sure if there’s anymore. But give it a check.

  • gkyle001

    Limited release on the 12th, only to some stores. Full release on the 15th.
    Black only for x number of months, then cyan and yellow to follow.
    No one is getting red in Canada, it’s not being allowed. Not Rogers or anyone else, when Rogers exclusive ends.

    This is the information I was given from a guy at the Rogers store I went to.

    Take that for what it’s worth.

  • Joe

    — I got my Lumia 920 today (Toronto) , now that i have mine ill tell you, dont go to rogers, go to wireless wave or something similar for some reason they get the phones before rogers did. so call wireless wave , i got mine at the centerpoint mall (yonge and steeles)

    Also the phone is locked, called the rogers 1-888 number and got it unlocked for $50, confirmed working on bell LTE , however to make internet and mms work you have to imput settings in the phone so it works — just google it or reply here for more info.

    • Max

      Congrats bro. Got mine today as well but at the Eaton Centre’s Rogers Plus store, not at the booth. My girl told me she was the seventh person there to get it, their shipment came at 3 she got there at 330.

      Any how pertaining to unlocking I tried my sisters fido sim and it worked but am not trying to say it comes unlock cause I do believe that Fido sims works in Rogers phones without unlocking, so am just waiting for tomorrow to try a Wind sim in it to confirm.

  • jon waldron

    ordered one from business solutions…on back order…hopefully will get a shipping notification sooner rather than later

  • mickael

    hi everyone,
    Just want to ask a question did anyone succeed to buy the phone without contract because I went to two rogers store in montreal and they pretend that we have to take a month by month plan during a month at least and the phone cannot be sell out contract…..

    so please guys tell me that few of you did have it out contract!!!!!

  • Tim Riley

    Question for those that couldn’t but the phone out of contract with Rogers and were forced to get the month-to-month plan: were you able to basically cancel it as soon as you got home (and swallowed the minimum charge of $55 for their lowest plan + $35 activation charge)?

    The other side of this story is that, from what I understand, in order for you to get the unlock code from Rogers directly (via their $50 service), it is necessary to still be active with Rogers. Since no other unlocking sites are offering codes for these phones yet (there are a few reports of successful unlock code purchases from Rogers though), I guess we’re stuck with having to leave our phone activated with them anyways until we can get the unlock code from them?

  • JimC

    I live in Edmonton and after phoning a fair number of Rogers’s stores and having no luck finding a Lumia 920 I took another readers suggestion and called a non Rogers dealer (Wireless Wave) and they had this phone for sale. (Just why a competitor would have this phone and not Roger’s is probably a subject for another posting) However my enthusiasm quickly dissipated when they told me it was a black only model. I figure that I have to be the type of customer Rogers would love to sign up because I have no current cell phone or commitments to any other mobile company. But despite needing a cell phone and knowing that the Lumia 920 is easily my first choice; I need to get more than the standard deal from Rogers. And I am prepared to be flexible. So Rogers if you want my business I must insist of either a choice of colour or a far better data plan. $75.00/month for 3 Gigs is not going to happen with me. So I am prepared to wait until their Christmas deals arrive in which there are hopefully more colours or promotional data plans. If nothing happens by the New Year, I’m going elsewhere.

    • Mark

      Rogers Edmonton City Center has 2 stocks but they were unbelievable.

      First off all the phone was $649.00. They dont sell it outright- according to them you have to wait for 3 months- and it is a policy from Rogers..

      i called Microsoft West Ed- they dont carry it yet.

      Rogers sucks big time. I will never get a contract with them.

  • ojn

    efi,v

  • clark

    Managed to grab a new Lumia 920 at the Microsoft store in Toronto. Called Rogers to unlock, which was a real hassle as I wasn’t a client and they insisted I have an account with them. I asked a friend who was and they unlocked it fine. The phone is real nice.

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