Patent filing reveals possible Nokia design: is this the Nokia Lumia Arrow?
We’ve already seen leaks of the Nokia Lumia Phi along with a patent filing that reiterates the by now familiar design seen on devices like the Lumia 800 and 900. So chances are that this current leak is for the other phone, the Lumia Arrow.
Take a look at the sketches from the patent filing below, and stay tuned - we’ll know about the first Windows Phone 8 Lumias in just a week.
source: USPTO via WMPowerUser
Nokia's recent patent filings
1. Johnnokia (Posts: 528; Member since: 27 May 2012)
After I bought Galaxy S3 and have it for two months, I realized that every phone is like a crappy Chinese gadget compared to Nokia.
In conclusion, Nokia should come back to the top of Mobile world and spread their glory all other the world. Otherwise, it would be a huge and tremendous loss for all of us.
7. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Agree. King of Quality Build = Nokia. Moto = Crown Prince.
21. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
samsung king of cheapness...:P
but actually samsung is good at hardware but the look of its device looks terrible... look so cheap!!!!
22. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
i wonder why PA didnt post this...
just change 'dot' to '.'
8. MeoCao (unregistered)
There's tradeoff to make a good design, can you replace Lumia 900 battery? and that old N9 design was recycled 2 times. In fact One X design is better than Lumia 900 and still lost to GS3 big time.
10. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
OneX lost to GS3 because we have to look at the overall smartphone experience. The ultimate phone in terms of design, power, and functionality is yet to come.
Though I think the Razor MAXX came the closest.
14. -box- (Posts: 3823; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
If these are future phones, they're looking like rehashes of previous models, which isn't a bad thing.
The first few drawings look like an evolution of the 710/610 design language, which itself stemmed from the C7/700/701 language.
The last two look like (obviously) the N9/Lumia 900/800, so good to know they're continuing these designs
Notably no larger camera module... so we probably won't see large MP cameras like the 808 PureView, but perhaps the software will make its way to these next models
23. jtech (Posts: 101; Member since: 14 Jul 2011)
It would be coo to see wp8 running on a N8 looking phone or the early N9 with the qwerty keyboard, but I'm not picky any Nokia phone is amazing and its a proven fact
16. haseebzahid (Posts: 1833; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
agree with you all the way mokia brings quality long lasting and all price range phones they dont only target elite markets they make for all thats why we all want this company to survive
2. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
With a Patent Troll company like Apple. now everybody is force to Patent their assets
3. Captain_Doug (Posts: 761; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Or they are covering their butts too...
17. haseebzahid (Posts: 1833; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
well you should thank to samsung who started copying and tohers were forced to patient their assists
11. serious9010 (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)
More like every other s**tty copy-cat. Is only Apple able to come up with a minimalistic cool design these days??
12. GJanee (Posts: 214; Member since: 29 Jun 2011)
the same lame, boring design since the first one, only bulkier and heavier. gj apple. design skills at the maximum! :D
19. haseebzahid (Posts: 1833; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
lol and the funny part is iphone5 is rumered to be bigger want to know how..... they use pressing machine and it resulted in Ipad and now same concept was applied for iphone5 FTW lolz
18. haseebzahid (Posts: 1833; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
are u sure cuz i see Iphone and copy of a BRICK design and nokia is one of the companies who never copied infact they didnt even followed the android trend like all others they showd they are kings of moblie no matter wht their company goes though they go different way even it is a risky bet
9. chainsmoker (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
This probably is low/mid range WP8 phone scheduled for the next year?
Perhaps Avian was close in june stating:
"The WP8 product cycle gets underway in 4Q and we expect the “hype-cycle” (i.e. more leaks and blog chatter) to pick-up in 3Q. We expect WP8 to bring: native Skype, Nokia Maps with 3D navigation and traffic updates, improvements to the camera, and support for latest- generation display, multi-core processor, microSD cards, and NFC for mobile payments. We also expect the WP8 UI (we may get a look at the platform at the Windows Developer Summit on 6/20) to be very consistent with the UI on Windows 8, thus trying to create some product halo effect. We expect WP8 devices to launch in 4Q in parallel with Windows 8 and we expect a big push from MSFT and good support from carriers. We know of 2 higher-end WP8 devices from NOK for 4Q, both are slates with 4.3”-4.5” displays and dual-core QCOM chipsets with at least 1 of the phones featuring an HD display and PureView camera (unsure if its 41MP again or not). Beyond 4Q, we are aware of 2 more WP8 NOK phones for 1Q, one that is lower end (3.8” display) and one that features a 3.5” display and thin full-qwerty keyboard."
The previous filing may have been the arrow (pureview) in my mind. This could be the lower end device, whereby we probably have not seen filings of the true phi (phablet?) yet.
13. mercorp (Posts: 972; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)
Apple,dont think of trying to sue nokia over them.
15. -box- (Posts: 3823; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I think with the trouncing apple got last time they were in the courtroom with Nokia they're unlikely to go after them again without really really good reason and a strong case, which I doubt will ever happen
20. haseebzahid (Posts: 1833; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
and yes nokia is biggest patient holder wonder if nokia backfires them they might lost more then billion in result for counter patient by nokia, just saying who knows