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Nokia is rumored to unveil new Lumia Windows Phone with 41MP PureView camera at Mobile World Congress next month. The smartphone is codenamed as “EOS”, and it would include similar sensor to which is found on the Nokia 808 PureView. This optics would be a huge boost to the Nokia’s imagine technology, as well as provide new high-end Lumia Windows Phone to consumers.
It’s also believed that “EOS” would have aluminum body instead of polycarbonate, that is used in previous Lumia models. Nokia has previously teased at “more to come” with it’s imagine capabilities in Windows Phone. Nokia’s head of imaging technologies, Juha Alakarhu, posted following to a blog.
Year 2012 was important year for Windows Phone 8 devices, and especially for Nokia. HTC 8X, Samsung Ativ S and Nokia Lumia 920, Windows Phone 8 flagship models, with almost similar specs, but very different looks. We are not going to concentrate in all of those, but to check how did Nokia Lumia 920 was appreciated in media in 2012.
Nokia announced that company’s Lumia 920 Windows Phone has won 12 media awards from appreciated tech sites. It’s already known that Lumia 920 is very popular smartphone, almost sold out around the world. It also could mean that Nokia can’t answer to high demand of Lumia 920, or simply Nokia can’t produce enough. Check out the full list of media awards Nokia Lumia 920 received last in 2012, after the break.
Early leak recently got Windows Phone 7.5 users drooling, that there’s possibility that Windows Phone 7.8 would arrive earlier that first announced. Anyhow today Nokia spokesperson told to Twekears, that Windows Phone 7.8 is coming as planned in Q1 2013. Those leaks what we saw recently were pre-production models, according to Nokia.
So all of you who are now clicking the update button can stop it, and wait for the real update arrive in Q1 2013.
Nokia Lumia 825 surfaced in China, and yes it’s similar to Lumia 820, except it’s going to have PureMotion display, similar to Lumia 920. Lumia 825 is going to come with Windows Phone 8 OS. It’s also packed with 16GB of internal storage against 8GB in Lumia 820, all the other specs are identical, from dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor to the 1GB of RAM and 8MP camera on the back.
The most notable spec on Lumia 825 has to be the PureMotion display, which should have amazing outside visibility, shorter pixel response time and might just make the cut to be used with gloves.
It’s believed that Lumia 825 will arrive in February next year, but nothing is official. Check out more photos from the gallery after the break.
Nokia Care US has posted a Tweet(after the break) to a customer about some trouble he was having with reset, etc. Microsoft is going to release Windows Phone 8 update called “Portico” to fix issues such as stability and reboot issues. SMS drafts and call rejection are also included in “Portico”.
It’s still unclear that will the update be universal and does it introduce stability fixes across WP8 devices as well, or is it just for Nokia Lumia smartphones. HTC 8X already got an update, but it was just Microsoft’s plan to test OTA system. The “Portico” update for Windows Phone 8 is believed to arrive in this month, but the date is still unknown.
Nokia Lumia 510 was running Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” last time when it was showed, but now recent report is saying that it will launch in India with Windows Phone 7.8 instead. Windows PHone 7.8 offers new home-screen with new re-sizeable alive tiles, just like in Windows Phone 8. Windows Phone 7.8 also offers functionality to share files over bluetooth, a ringtone maker app and many other new features.
Nokia Lumia 510 is the only smartphone to get Windows Phone 7.8 in India. Windows Phone 7.8 update won’t be available via OTA, but instead it will available for those who buy the smartphone with new OS out of the box. More info after the break.
Nokia has made it’s entry-level Lumia 505 official in Mexico. Lumia 505 Windows Phone 7.8 smartphone will be available in some time, but official release date or pricing haven’t been announced yet. Nokia Lumia 505 smartphone packs a 3.7-inch WVGA (800-by-480) ClearBlack AMOLED display, 8MP camera, single-core 800MHz chipset, 256MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage and 1,300mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 505 is now sitting happily on Telcel’s website, and you can check out more info by heading the source links after the break.