Nokia is expected to make these devices official at the MWC 2013 in Barcelona
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has been rumored lately to be planning the launch of a new series of Windows Phone-based Lumia devices, and some more confirmation on the matter has emerged.Apparently, the previously leaked Nokia RM-914 and Nokia RM-885, expected to arrive on shelves as the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720, were just spotted in AdDuplex’ logs.
The info comes from Alan Mendelevich, who runs AdDuplex, and who also unveiled that other two yet unannounced Nokia devices have been spotted, namely the RM-887 and RM-860.
Apparently, these devices might arrive on shelves in the United States on the network of wireless carrier Verizon, which has only one Windows Phone 8-based Nokia handset available for its users at the moment, namely the Lumia 822.
“I see Nokia RM-914 (Lumia 520), RM-885 (Lumia 720), RM-887(?) and RM-860(?) on Verizon in our logs. 3-4 new phones at #MWC13?” Alan Mendelevich said in a recent tweet.
Nokia has been rumored to be planning the launch of a high-end Windows Phone 8 device on Verizon’s network for a while now, yet no official confirmation on the matter has emerged so far.
However, WMPoweruser notes that the two smartphones mentioned above might prove to be the previously leaked codenamed Laser and Catwalk, both en route to Big Red.
As for the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720, supposedly codenamed Fame and Zeal, respectively, they are expected to hit shelves as affordable devices.
Lumia 520, the cheaper of the two, should arrive with a dual-core 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, microSD memory card slot, a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and a 4-inch super-sensitive screen on the front.
Lumia 720, on the other hand, should pack a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, a 1GHz dual-core processor inside, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, microSD, HSPA+ connectivity, a 6MP camera on the back, and a front camera to enable users to make video calls.
Nokia has already scheduled a press event for the upcoming MWC 2013 trade show in Barcelona, Spain, and these handsets might be officially unveiled there, so stay tuned for more.