Nokia issues update for Lumia 900 that fixes purple hue backlight issue

Nokia issues update for Lumia 900 that fixes purple hue backlight issue

Summary: With two updates already released for the Nokia Lumia 900, they are showing they are committed to making the experience for consumers a good one.


Nokia just confirmed that my earlier post stating the Nokia should be designated as the Windows Phone manufacturer may be a good strategy with their new update for the Nokia Lumia 900 that just went live. This is already the second update for the device where other manufacturers have been silent for months on updates.

While the main purpose of the first update was to address connectivity issues and this one is designed to fix the low backlight purple hue issue, it still shows me that Nokia honestly cares about the Nokia Lumia line and is working hard to please consumers. While these updates would not have been necessary if the device was perfect out of the box, we are seeing this same need for quick fixes across all smartphone platforms today. This update includes:

  • Removes purple hue which affected the screen of some devices in low light conditions
  • Enhanced sensitivity for proximity sensor performance
  • Other minor adjustments and enhancements

I performed the update this morning on my Lumia 900 and can confirm that the purple hue issue is now fixed and my white Lumia 900 remains my current favorite device. I can now switch back to auto display brightness rather than leaving it at a medium setting and hopefully improve my battery life as well.

Nokia is committed to Windows Phone and quick responses over the past could of months demonstrate this committment.

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  • Nicely done Nokia. I hope this also fixes many of the other many problems

    Lumia 900 users are reporting. And it's not just the other oems that need an attitude adjustment as far as WP updates. AT&T has withheld the last couple of ms wp os updates from their other wp devices. Hopefully verizons upcoming push into wp will rachet up a little pressure on att to do the right thing for their wp customers since they dont seem to be inclined to do it on their own.
    Johnny Vegas
  • Can we call it "Color-gate"?

    Or does the facts that Miller loves Microsoft, and Nokia, preclude and title that might make the Junk Nokia is pushing out of China, look less than stellar? Let's face it, it shows a total lack of Q.C. when you release a phone that has no data connection, and the screen has an off color hue to it. Yet Miller puts a lot of effort into spinning it as Nokia is great, and cares. If it was Apple, or an Android phone, Miller would be saying the phones suck, because of poor quality. Remember Miller is/was "a member of the Nokia Nseries Blogger relations program, and is a member of the invite-only Microsoft Mobius mobile device evangelist group." So Miller has close ties to both Microsoft, and Nokia.
    Jumpin Jack Flash