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Nokia Lumia 930 leaks out: a Lumia Icon look-alike

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Nokia Lumia 930 leaks out: a Lumia Icon look-alike

The Nokia Lumia 930 has just leaked out, mere hours before today’s Nokia event, and it looks almost exactly like the earlier released Lumia Icon. The Icon launched as an exclusive handset for Verizon Wireless in the United States, and it was not available for purchase globally. The Lumia 930, as a nearly identical-looking copy, is likely to change that, as expectations are that it will see a much wider availability.

Right now, we have what looks like the official press image leak out from well-known and reliable @evleaks. The image depicts a Lumia 930 with a boxy design (like the one that the Icon features) and coming in at least four color options - green, red, white and black.

The Lumia 930 also apparently features a 20-megapixel PureView camera with a ZEISS lens and dual-LED flash. We were pleased with the camera performance of the Lumia Icon, and we expect the same photographic excellence from the 930.

To freshen up your minds about the Lumia Icon (that the 930 could be a nearly identical copy of), we ought to say that it is a device with a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core Snapdragon 800 system chip and 2GB of RAM. We expect similar specs in this forthcoming Lumia 930.

You’d need to wait a few more hours, though, for the official announcement - we’ll also be reporting live from the event, so stay tuned.

source: @evleaks

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posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:35 4

1. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


this needs a red back color. with a black aluminum frame!

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:44 7

7. rihel_95 (Posts: 216; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


Nokia forget love for cyan. I miss it :')

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:47

9. tech2 (Posts: 2054; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


Well....there's always iPhone 5C if you want a cyan phone :3

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 07:01

29. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


fvck dat iphone 5c

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:55

13. pookiewood (Posts: 583; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)


Red would like nice. As well as Cyan like my 920. Of these colors sadly I'd have to go with black. I don't really care for orange or green.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 07:02

30. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


yah. green and orange does not look good with that aluminum frame.
unless it was also colored like the nokia N8's aluminum Body...

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:59 4

15. akki20892 (Posts: 3454; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


I will take it all....go Nokia.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:36 3

2. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2631; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Keep 'em coming.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:38 4

3. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1873; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Awesome!!! Hope it has SDcard option, or 64GB model...

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:00 3

16. akki20892 (Posts: 3454; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


It will...just like 1520

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:03 1

20. MojoDojo (Posts: 82; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


I dont think it will have a SD slot. Where to put it? I think its identical to Nokia Icon.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 07:03

31. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


sorry no SD card. its a lumia icon clone

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:39 2

4. ArtSim98 (Posts: 2740; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


I don't like how that camera looks. They should style it a bit more. A metal thingie like since N9 or something like 925 and 1520. But that flat small little black point looks plain.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:39 1

5. fouadqr (Posts: 290; Member since: 21 Nov 2012)


HOT !! Can't wait

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 22:32

28. lamnpt (Posts: 6; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)


I dont think so, what did nokia do with 9.8mm thick and 2420 mAh battery for 5inch FHD screen resolution???

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 07:05 1

32. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


maybe its the wireless charging copper coil and the 1/2.5" camera sensor.
or maybe just unicorn flesh.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:40 1

6. ihavenoname (Posts: 1388; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)


Looks decent. I like more red and yellow than green and orange though.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:46

8. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


If it's an exact copy of the Icon, it's merely a top mid-ranger. Which would explain why it'd have such an affordable price as rumoured.

The flagship everyone's waiting for is still nowhere to be seen.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:49

10. Lt.Green (Posts: 376; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


Hope it has a thin form factor.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 11:07 1

25. hassoups (Posts: 340; Member since: 06 Jun 2013)


puhlease, it's a Nokia.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:52

11. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1873; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


....? Those don't look like on screen buttons? :-(

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:55

14. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


Because it's an in international copy of the Lumia Icon. The phone that got delayed like 2 months, and was released 2 months ago. A point in time when no WP8.1 was on the horizon.

So by today's standards this phone is a mid-ranger, not a flagship.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:14

22. MojoDojo (Posts: 82; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


Mid-ranger? Must be something very wrong with your definition of a mid-ranger!

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:24

23. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


Assuming they go with the Icon specifications, it'll be technology from Q4 of 2013. Old technology. Not something worthy of being called 2014 flagship technology.

They could of course surprise us at the event in a few hours, but I don't see anything ground-breaking with half a year old technology if they go with the Icon specifications.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 07:08

33. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


the processor,ram, screen, camera looks high end to me...
no snap805 yet on the market.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 08:26

34. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


The processor is last-generation (current is 801 and by June the current will be 805). The screen is likely just fine, the RAM is a bit on the lower side albeit normal (Z2 went with 3 GB). The camera is a bit underwhelming when people buy Nokia in large part because of the camera. On top of it all, I think a lot of us were hoping for new camera rechnology, not just a 1520-copy.

I like Nokia, I just wish they were a bit faster with development and global releases. If the 930 was out TODAY I wouldn't complain as much.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 08:54

35. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


its actually a waste on our money if they intend to announce the latest phone model with the latest processor.
with that much power, we cant even max out the processor with current WP.
sure it will result into smooth-sailing tasks,

-its like you own a ferrari, but driving on a 50kph limit

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 09:09

36. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


To use your own analogy here; you may not have the need to reach the top speed with your Ferrari. But you do want to accelerate fast!

And it's the same thing with adding the latest processors. You may not need to keep it under 100 % load all the time, but you do want intermittent bursts of speed. The Image Signal Processing speed in the Snapdragon 801 is almost equivalent to the speed of the Snapdragon 805. Imagine the burst camera speed or 4K recording with a SoC like that.

I don't know if power consumption is lower in the 801/805 too, but it doesn't feel impossible.

Releasing a phone with a 2 generations old processor (it isn't out until June, remember) and calling it "Flagship" is just inexcusable. Also, it's not a cheap phone... they didn't pass those 'savings' onto their customers.

posted on 03 Apr 2014, 13:28

37. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


lets say not max it. just 4/5 of the processing power.
yes lumia phones has a steady (not rapid) acceleration, but it is a stable one fortunately -compared to others.no apps yet to stress the soc intensively.

and i believe gas consumption is the same on the 1st gear and the 5th gear.

posted on 04 Apr 2014, 06:38

38. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1141; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


what a coincodence:

/2014/04/03/lumia-1520-listed-as-the-1-gaming-phon​e-htc-one-m8-delisted-for-targeting-benchmarks/

stupid phonearena banned the site my nokia blog. but other sites is not banned. just type it together again

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 09:53

12. GamasK (Posts: 22; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)


If it doesn't support SD card, I'm not going to switch back to WP, 1520 is too big and i don't need a phone that has a very good camera, but i want a flagship :v

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:01 2

18. shridharddlj4015 (Posts: 8; Member since: 13 Sep 2013)


Wait for 1820

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:06

21. Beijendorf (Posts: 312; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)


There is no 1820.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:01

17. adwienc (Posts: 134; Member since: 26 Mar 2014)


Big dissapointment for me. 5 inch for screen is stupid standard, 4.5 or 4.7 is perfect size. I hope 1030 will not have such a big screen.
925 with 1020 camera and it would be perfect phone.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:01 1

19. papss (unregistered)


Can't wait to find out more.. this could be a hit if it has 8.1

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 10:55

24. Diego! (Posts: 505; Member since: 15 Jun 2009)


I love the 'Android' Green one! Hahaha well done Nokia! xD

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 12:05

26. s_boy (Posts: 15; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)


Would be awesome if this is a smaller 4.5" or 4.7" screen which is full HD, a decent camera is sufficient as the 1000 series is usually camera orientated.

posted on 02 Apr 2014, 12:52 1

27. s_boy (Posts: 15; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)


it's a 5"....boooo! so it's basically the Lumia Icon

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