Images and video of new Nokia Windows Phone handsets surface: leaked or faked?

Images and video of new Nokia Windows Phone handsets surface: leaked or faked?
Are those the upcoming Nokia Windows Phone handsets? Hard to tell, but the video and images below sent to MyNokiaBlog from a tipster claiming to be a Microsoft insider (even though using an OVI email account) look very polished and professionally done. Sure, the video below mashes together seemingly new content with old marketing stuff, including some old Microsoft Office Labs footage. But while those could be manipulated images (likely taken from the video below), hands down to the artist, who could well defend a thesis on faking pictures in Photoshop.

When it comes to the design of the phones, they carry a signature Nokia feel – with the curvy shapes of the body and colorful looks. What's more, looking at the video promo, you can instantly notice the crafty hand that's produced it. It has a somewhat typical, international/corporate Nokia message, and could hardly convince us that it's fake. Or, it could always be that same skillful artist defending a thesis on faking videos this time! The clip ends with a cut from old Microsoft footage, which is puzzling as it seems unrelated, but oh well. It's also curious to see the compass denoting Nokia Maps which we have seen before, as well as the surprising presence of Ovi branding in the images, which was earlier ditched by the Finns.

So, what is it – real or fake? It's your opinion that matters in the comments below.

source: MyNokiaBlog



1. xenover

Posts: 174; Member since: May 27, 2011

Seems suspicious but who knows..

17. corps1089

Posts: 492; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

at 24 seconds in there is a shadow across the face of the phone. The camera is panning left to right, but the shadow remains exactly in the same location on the phone. That would be an amazing coincidence of the light source moving in a precise manner EXACTLY counter to the camera's POV. Seems fishy to me, but I like what I see [sans the tacky colored lower frame on one model: keep it monochrome].

25. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

that might just be a rendering mistake.

2. thrtu unregistered

luks awsum...better than n9 if it is real!!!

3. devid unregistered


4. thrtu unregistered

also luking at picture they are two diff models....

5. londen unregistered


6. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

It looks nice

7. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

HTC Hero without the chin...

8. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

hmm, does not look like Nokia anymore. It looks nice, but it looks like it comes from HTC or something... Sad that ELop is trying to destroy Nokia like this.

10. kainy

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 10, 2011

Huh? Rly? Nokia is going all touch can't see what do you mean ... HTC or something... can't compare by any means with this pics. Nokia just will outplay anybody with this designs if they are real ... if you ware blind or living in a cave somewhere the Nokia N9 design was praised allover the internet ... yeah shame for Elop killing Nokia that way...

12. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

What i mean is that it does not look like a classic nokia phone. the nokia N9 has that classic Nokia look, which this pictures do not.

26. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

the grey, white, red and green one amólmost look like this. this is a nokia too. only with much more class. problem?

9. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

They look really nice.

11. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

It looks VERY nice, maybe because it doesn't look like a Nokia will be its saving grace. Nokia was struggling WAY before Microsoft was ever a thought to them. I like the NEW styling & with the WP7 OS on hand a phone like this can do some damage in the wild. I hope this is true & not some BS, because this does have a strong chance to be successful.

13. Mobile-X-Pert

Posts: 565; Member since: Dec 20, 2010

These concept phones already appeared on the website more than 4 months ago and Nokia themeself said that's how the upcoming Nokia wp7 phones will look like.

14. mobizen unregistered

Though I have never used a Windows phone before but if the stuff here is real then there can't be two opinion that Nokia will kick some serious ass with this device. The design has appeal as gracious as apple products. If Nokia can really bring such phones to market (with competitive specs obviously) it can go back to retaining its old glory as the king of smart phones.


Posts: 38; Member since: Jun 14, 2011

now this is what im f**kng talking about i love it keep it coming.....amazing

16. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

no, they should come with MeeGo. No one wants to buy them with ugly, buggy WP7 !

21. Penny

Posts: 1869; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Peter, I don't know what you have against WP7, but it is far from ugly or buggy in my experience. Like or dislike any OS that you want, but please be honest and reasonable.

24. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

WP7 is one of the most (if not the most) stable and best phone OS-es out there. Wp7 is elegant, clear, and the most user-friendly. okay, it's not full of eyecandy like android or iOs, or even symbian, but it's 100 times more useful also.

18. ryq unregistered

i believe its real coz who is gonna fake a nokia phones nowadays? nobody cares about nokia anymore, a leak photo of iphone that would be big news! nokia? naaah!

19. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

fake but who knows

20. Phoneguy007

Posts: 218; Member since: Jun 02, 2011

Wow It looks good cant wait to see if its the real deal!

22. lubbalots unregistered

If this is fake, nokia better see this and use it. If it is real, hope its high end cuz I'll be waiting in line for this, but not camp.

23. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

not bad for a Nokia smartphone. picking up wp7 could be one of the best moves Nokia has made in a while

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