Probably realizing they were a little late to launch the Lumia Icon, also known as Lumia 929, Nokia and Verizon bit the bullet mere weeks after the 5-incher’s commercial rollout, slashing its on-contract price.
Initially available at $200 with 24-month Big Red pacts, the Windows Phone can be had, likely for a limited time only, for $139. Verizon’s official website allows buyers to cut the recommended price tag themselves, by applying the “Verizon30” promo code before checkout.
Oddly, another coupon seems to be valid at the time of this writing, “VZWDEAL” (all caps, mind you), though that lets you shave just 50 bucks off Lumia Icon’s list price. Meaning with it, you cough up $150. No reason to use it now, but it may come in handy once the other one expires.
What if they both cease to work? Worry not, as Amazon sells the Icon for $150 to new and upgrading Big Red customers alike, no strings attached or secret codes necessary.
Up for grabs in black and white, the phone runs WP8 Black out the box, packs quad-core Snapdragon 800 heat, 2 GB RAM, a 20 MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 32 GB storage, and a 2,420 mAh battery.
Oh, yes, and the 5-inch AMOLED display sports Full HD resolution for a top-notch 441 ppi pixel density. The sole relevant flaw? No microSD support. Relevant, but certainly not a deal-breaker.