Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system version, is expected to be officially launched today, and wireless carriers around the world are gearing up for the launch of handsets powered by it.
Verizon Wireless in the United States is one of them, currently rumored to plan the launch of Windows Phone 8 devices
as soon as November 8.
No official confirmation on the matter has been provided as of yet, but newly leaked photos provide us with a new glimpse at the operator’s version of Lumia 820 from Nokia.
Dubbed Lumia 822, the handset has been long rumored to be en-route to Verizon, and a series of leaks on the matter appeared to have confirmed that.
Today, we can have a better look at the device, photographed from four different angles and dressed up in three colors, namely Black, Grey and White.
Moreover, Verizon’s Logo can be clearly seen on the front of the device in the newly leaked images, available courtesy of Twitter user @evleaks
’s Lumia 820 flavor has a completely different look from the original device, which has been officially introduced back in early September.
However, the specs list of the device is said to remain the same, which means that users will enjoy the same 4.3-inch WVGA display on its front, along with the 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor packed inside it.
Moreover, the smartphone should arrive on shelves with an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, as well as with support for wireless charging, just as a recently leaked photo
with it has shown.
Unfortunately, it appears that there will be no swappable shells available with Verizon’s flavor of the mobile phone, a feature that will be available to those who purchase the international version of the device.
As mentioned above, nothing has been officially confirmed on the matter for the time being, and we should wait for a formal announcement to be made to learn more on this.