Liveblog: Nokia announcing new Lumia devices at Nokia World
While it's not yet certain exactly what the venerable manufacturer is going to unleash upon us, it is said that what we're going to see will be no less than a high-end phablet, a cheaper Lumia, the first Lumia tablet, as well as some new Asha feature phones with touchscreens. Well, regardless of whether you're a fan of those live tiles or not, we have to admit that Nokia is Windows Phone right now, and the company is doing whatever it can to officially transform Microsoft's platform into the third mobile ecosystem.
Stay with us in order to get all the news from the show as it unfolds - look no further than the live feed below!
THE EVENT STARTS AT: 3AM ET | 2AM CT | 1 AM MT | 12AM PT | 7AM GMT | 9AM CET
Live event tracker
|03:05||And don't forget to tune in later today for the announcement of the new iPads by Apple!|
|03:05||And that's a wrap, guys! Stay tuned to PhoneArena.com, because we have a lot of interesting coverage coming up!|
|03:05||Sadly, no availability info about the Lumia 2520... Anyway, we hope it'll be launched by the end of the year...|
|03:02||And here's the new lineup:|
|03:01||The Nokia Power Keyboard accessory will cost you an additional $149.|
|03:00||The Lumia 2520 will retail for $499 - same as the base iPad model.|
|03:00||There's also going to be an accessory: Nokia Power Keyboard - adding both a keyboard and additional 5 hours of battery life.|
|02:58||If you're still wondering, the Lumia 2520 will be running Windows 8.1 RT.|
|02:58||Naturally, you'll also be able to use HERE Maps and its beautiful offline capabilities.|
|02:57||In addition, an exclusive version of Nokia Music will be available for the 2520 and Windows 8.1 tablets.|
|02:56||Another new app by Nokia - Video Director. It'll allow you to edit video on the go with the 2520.|
|02:50||Nokia Storyteller on the 2520.|
|02:49||It'll have a 6.7 MP camera with an f/1.9 aperture - same as on the Lumia 720.|
|02:48||Image taken with the Lumia 2520.|
|02:47||Flipboard is also coming to Windows Phone.|
|02:46||It'll have and IPS display of up to 690 nits, so outdoor visibility should be top-notch.|
|02:46||The 2520 will have the quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset, along with 4G connectivity.|
|02:45||Nokia says most tablets are used at home, and it'll be looking to change this trend.|
|02:43||The Lumia 2520 tablet is announced!|
|02:43||The 1320 is coming in Q1 2014 to Asia and Europe.|
|02:43||The 1520 is coming in Q4 for $749. Coming to Asia, Europe and the US.|
|02:40||The 1320 will also have a dual-core processor.|
|02:39||And just like that, Elop announces another 6" phablet - the Lumia 1320. It has a 720p display!|
|02:38||A new feature - Nokia Beamer - will let you wirelessly share your screen between devices.|
|02:37||The Lumia 1520 will be powered by the cutting-edge Snapdragon 800 SoC.|
|02:36||Stephen Elop is now talking up the productivity aspect of the Lumia 1520 - Office and 7 GB of Skydrive.|
|02:35||"This phone shines when the sun goes down." - referring to the great low-light capabilities of the camera.|
|02:35||"The camera's dynamic range is amazing."|
|02:34||Steven Alvarez from National Geographic is on stage to show us what he's managed to achieve with the Nokia Storyteller app.|
|02:32||And later this year, it'll be Instagram coming officially to WP!|
|02:32||Vine is coming to Windows Phone.|
|02:30||With its four HAAC microphones, the Lumia 1520 can create a surround sound effect while shooting video.|
|02:28||"I was walking behind a tree, and Steve magically appears from nowhere..." Umm... OK...|
|02:26||Nokia Storyteller is a new app that integrates images and video with your HERE location data, creating reportedly cool stories...|
|02:24||The Pro Camera UI is also here, allowing for greater access over the camera's settings.|
|02:23||She's showcasing the Nokia Camera applications. There are three camera modes: Smart, Video and Camera.|
|02:22||As expected, here's the third live tile column on the homescreen.|
|02:21||Prima Sung from Nokia is on stage to introduce us to the 1520.|
1. Penny (Posts: 991; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)
Hmm, I'm excited to see what's announced! Looking out for any news of devices that might be coming to Verizon specifically...
6. SAYED-EJAZ (Posts: 216; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)
I love nokia .. Waiting for the offficial release !!
Samsung or any other OEM cannot reach near to Nokia..how superior is their build.
I wish if this same phone comes with android 4.4 ..i am not saying nokia to adapt android..i am just saying my wish. please no hate here ! holding a nokia device is also known as TRUST !
8. ˇಠ_ಠˇ (Posts: 40; Member since: 29 Aug 2012)
Yeaahh Nokiaaa. Besides the whole starting the event early in the morning thing. Why did they choose that time?
3. emadshiny (Posts: 1091; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
Nokia designs are still one of the bests out there.
4. shreyasmhatre (Posts: 6; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)
Want to see support for google services like hangouts, google chat
5. Gemmol (Posts: 449; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)
so ready to upgrade get rid of this note and move to the best phone
7. Alex123 (Posts: 166; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)
I am so excited and looking forward to seeing new devices from Nokia
9. cc3493 (Posts: 121; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)
WOOOO!! INSTAGRAM AND VINE ARE COMING, NOW THEY CANT SAY THAT WP DOESNT HAVE THESE IMPORTANT APPS ANYMORE! GOOD ON YA NOKIA!
11. amats69 (Posts: 837; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
I like nokia but not a fan of wp..but what they unveil today is really impressive! The lumia 1520 catch my attention..
14. Reality_Check (Posts: 222; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)
"If you're still wondering, the Lumia 2520 will be running Windows 8.1 RT" Can't they just stop at one great product? (read :1520) Is it really necessary to compensate it with a bleeding product?
15. Kriksis (Posts: 76; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)
Why, oh why does PA remind us about fruitpad announcements, on a NOKIA article???
16. Gemmol (Posts: 449; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)
I am convince lumia 1520 best phone ever created
17. ArtSim98 (Posts: 1179; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Lumua 1520 definitely has a lot of awesome features!
18. karankp (Posts: 3; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)
was waiting for this event like hell... and today.. i can see... there is everything in NOKIA... which can make it rule the world soon again.... I m a big fan of NOKIA... and was waiting for these phones to come in market... NOW I can blindly buy any of the gadget of this BRAND.. and proudly say that... M NOKIA FAN...!!! loved all the gadgets... Wanna buy LUMIA 1520 soon...!!!