Reservations open on Rogers Canada for the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X
Rogers has announced that they have opened reservations for the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Windows Phone 8X by HTC.
Handsets can be pre-ordered by using their Rogers Reservation System in MyRogers on rogers.com.
The reservations cost $40 and will allow buyers to secure the handsets before the big rush on the starts.
The handsets will come with a selection of Rogers apps, including:
- Rogers Anyplace TV Live for Windows Phone 8 and Rogers Anyplace TV (on demand)for Windows 8 Tablets: With the Rogers Anyplace TV Live app for Windows Phone 8, you get live games like Barclays Premier League soccer, Blue Jays baseball, Raptors basketball, hockey and tennis, and real-time news like CityNews. Rogers Anyplace TV Live is a mobile app with a $5 per month/5 hour subscription. Currently there is a special promo waiving overage charges until April 30, 2013. With the Rogers Anyplace TV (on demand) app for Windows 8 tablets, you get on demand channels, including Citytv, CBC, W Network, TMN, Treehouse, Teletoon, Family Channel, free movies and trailers, and more. Rogers Anyplace TV is also currently available on Xbox to Rogers customers.
- Rogers One Number for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Tablet: With the Rogers One Number app on your Windows 8 tablet, you can use your existing wireless phone number to talk, text and send picture messages and video chat with other Rogers One Number users, all from your tablet. Sync your contacts with the Rogers One Number app on your Windows Phone 8 to seamlessly synchronize all of your contacts no matter where you are.
Unfortunately pricing and the actual launch date was not announced, but like all Windows Phone 8 handsets, they should hit the market shortly.
Thanks Jean-Philippe for the tip.