Nokia’s flagship smartphone for the U.S. market is now on sale for just $49.99 from the nation’s top smartphone peddler. AT&T on Sunday halved the price of Nokia’s sleek Lumia 900 Windows Phone from $99.99 to just $49.99 on contract. The Lumia 900 represented the first step toward a Nokia comeback in the crucial U.S. market, however the smartphone’s already low price point having been cut in half just three months after launch does not point to promising performance despite strong marketing efforts from Nokia and AT&T. The price cut came on the same day AT&T launched the new $99 Motorola ATRIX HD, a powerful Android 4.0 handset with a stunning high-resolution display and 4G LTE connectivity.

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Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.