Recommended Video Formats For Nokia Lumia 900

Summary: Check this guide to see Nokia Lumia 900 specs, including its best playback video format and native codec. Becides, you will get some useful tips for playing unsupported videos on Nokia Lumia 900.

The Nokia Lumia 900 comes as one of the first Windows Phone smartphones to support LTE connectivity. It also features a 4.3" WVGA AMOLED display with ClearBlack technology, polycarbonate unibody in different colors, 1.4GHz CPU, 16GB of internal memory and 1830mAh battery. The phone weighs 5.6 ounces (160g) and is 5 x 2.7 x .45 inches (127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm) in dimensions. The Lumia 900 will be available in black and cyan colors initially.


For video lovers, it may be a great experience for movie entertainment on this Windows device. Users have a wholeslew of choices when it comes to watching videos on the new Nokia Lumia 900, including watching movies online through iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, transferring local movies to Lumia 900, encoding MKV/AVI/WMV to Lumia 900 compatible video, turning DVD and Blu-ray into iPad movies, and processing Nokia Lumia 900 video syncing. Which is right for you? Let's explore your options.

Part 1: Supported File Formats for Nokia Lumia 900

The lists of supported file formats listed below are for Nokia Lumia 900.

Video Files:

3GPP (H.263), MPEG-4, AVI, H.264/AVC, WMV 9, VC-1, ASF

Audio Files:

AC, AMR, QCP, M4A, MP3, WMA

Only videos in the supported format list above can by played on Nokia Lumia 900. If you want to transfer and play uncognized videos on Nokia Lumia 900, the first step you need to do is to convert all unsupported videos to compatible format for Nokia Lumia 900.

Part 2: Best Video Setting for Nokia Lumia 900

Nokia Lumia 900 only support limited videos, and the best file format or container to store your videos for playing back on the Nokia Lumia 900 is the MP4. Please pair the video settings to your Ultimate Video Converter as below to make sure the quality for watching on your device.

Below are Nokia Lumia 900 best video setting:

Video Settings

Codec: Xvid

Size: 800 * 480

Bitrate: 1000~2000 kbps

Frame Rate: 30 fps

Audio Settings

Codec: AAC

Sample Rate: 44100Hz

Bitrate: 128 kbps

Channel: Stereo

Nokia Lumia 900 Converter tool - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. The program can help you compress 1080p Blu-ray to Nokia Lumia 900, rip DVD movie to Nokia Lumia 900 and convert HD videos to Nokia Lumia 900, including MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB, TiVo and more, everything can be transferred to Nokia Lumia 900 optimized formats at ease. Meanwhile the playback of the converted videos is as decent as possible as original and the conversions can be made for use on all forms of the Nokia Lumia 900.


Now let's see where you’ll find out more information about selecting your conversion’s output format in an easier way; with the built-in presets.

Part 3: Preset Video Settings for Nokia Lumia 900

As mentioned earlier, if you need to convert your video (on a Windows PC) files for playback on the Nokia Lumia 900, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate will not fail you. Not all video tools like this all-in-one program offer so many video editing options in this full-features and powerful video converter. It edits videos by trimming, cropping, splitting videos, add text/image/video watermark as copyright protection, and attach external *.srt, *.ass, or *.ssa subtitles into source media for entertainment. Support perfect audio and video synchronization.

If you are a Mac user, you can use its equivalent Mac version -iMedia Converter Mac to achieve your goal smoothly. And the two versions can output 3D (Anaglyph, T/P, SBS) video in MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI format.

The conversion speed is very fast because it supports batch conversion and NVIDIA CUDA & ATI Stream (AMD APP) acceleration technologies. It converts multiple video clips at the same time, moreover it can shut down computer after the process is complete, so run the app overnight and you could enjoy the created videos next morning when you are up.


Now, all you need to do is drag-and-drop your Blu-ray, DVD and video files into the converter once it’s launched. After that you can conveniently edit it with the Edit button on each of the uploaded files. Alternatively, head straight to choosing your preferred device; which in this case the Nokia from Output Format>Nokia>Nokia Lumia 900 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4). Simply click on Convert. When the conversion is 100% completed, you can transfer and enjoy your unacceptable video files on Nokia Lumia 900! It’s honestly that simple and straightforward. Give it a go.

About Nokia Lumia 900

From Wikipedia:


The Nokia Lumia 900 is a Windows Phone-powered smartphone, first unveiled on January 9, 2012 by Nokia at Consumer Electronics Show 2012, where it won the Best Smartphone award in January 2012. The phone has 4G LTE support and was released in April, 2012. The Lumia 900 was the flagship smartphone of the Lumia range until the release of its successor, the Lumia 920.

Guide & Tips:

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