Both Nokia Lumia EOS and the Nokia Windows Phone Phablet coming later this year?
0. phoneArena 15 May 2013, 03:15 posted on
Ok, so Nokia did not have the oft-rumored Windows Phone version of the Nokia 808 PureView all ready to introduce on Tuesday, but that doesn't mean that we will never see that 41MP camera sensor on a Windows Phone model; in fact, according to a post on Reddit by someone acting like he owns a Windows Phone Magic 8 ball, we can expect to see the Nokia Lumia EOS debut sometime this summer...
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5. _Bone_ (Posts: 2106; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
Well they didn't come yesterday (I am disappoint), so they obviously come later this year. A pity.
20. akki20892 (Posts: 3301; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)
EOS is coming around summer and Phablet (1080p and Quad core) is coming on Nokia World, but i think nokia will launch NL920 Borther with quad core and 1080p in Nokia World too.
24. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)
Nokia never disappoints
8. Jason2k13 (Posts: 633; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
if nokia makes the EOS really big and thick, big bezels, 2012 spec but only having a great camera, then I don't think they will sell much, since people want thin phones these days with lots of features, camera alone wont help.
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9. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)
Nokia would be foolish not to release a phablet, especially once WP8 provides support for 1080P displays. It's EOS 808 style technology would also be a boon to the WP platform, but hopefully they can slim down the camera module, since a camel hump on the back of the device isn't exactly sexy...
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11. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5591; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
If the EOS is the L edition with the 41+ Mp PV camera, it won't drop until the holiday shopping season. Most likely November, 2013. Add in 1080p display support around that time, and the release date becomes compelling. And EOS will be exclusive to AT&T.
13. Stoli89 (Posts: 333; Member since: 28 Jun 2010)
They could, just as well, launch a camera centric device first, followed by an all encompassing flagship/phablet in time for the holiday season. In any event, a PV phase 1 device on WP8 will require the hefty processing power of the latest quadcore snapdragon. Recall, the older 808 accomplished this feat with a powerful GPU AND camera dedicated scaling chip. Therefore, the EOS timeline is tied to WP being quad core capable. For this reason, talk of an EOS announcement earlier this week was for the benefit of those shorting NOK stock...and the ingnorant crowd that bought this line.
12. Stoli89 (Posts: 333; Member since: 28 Jun 2010)
My guess...first week in June, just before Apple's WorldWide Developers Conference on June 14.
14. Stoli89 (Posts: 333; Member since: 28 Jun 2010)
...but I doubt it will be EOS...more than likely a small tablet.
15. Edmund (Posts: 654; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
I think Nokia would be crazy not to release a WP camera with GSM/4g. This will be the next significant form-factor imo.
17. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Wow lots of comments have been deleted, couldn't get the chance to read them all!
18. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5591; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
They were about your favorite poster on PA.
19. windroid (unregistered)
Your's about to be deleted too.
22. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)
TROLL/wendygarett is a paid shill, working for the competition, and his/her sole purpose is to write negative and dishonest comments about Nokia and/or Microsoft products and services.
NOTE: This person's comments should be deleted due to countless past violations, and their account should be suspended indefinitely. PHONE ARENA, please stop allowing paid bashers working for other companies to interfere with the review and feedback process!