Is it the metallic Nokia EOS that is launching soon?

Is it the metallic Nokia EOS that is launching soon?
The Nokia EOS mystery deepens. On Friday, we showed you a version of the Nokia EOS with a metallic chassis compared with the polycarbonate model that was seen earlier. The thought was that the polycarbonate model was going to be released as early as next month with the metallic version coming out in the future. Instead, it looks like it might be the latter model that gets launched first.

A picture published on Saturday shows what would appear to be a number of metallic chassis like the ones we showed you just the other day. That could only lead to the conclusion that the aluminum chassis are being mass produced. Of course, this would probably mean that the polycarbonate version of the Nokia EOS is coming at a later date.

The Nokia EOS is expected to be equipped with a 4.5 inch OLED screen with resolution of 768 x 1280, which works out to a 332ppi pixel density. 32GB of native storage is on board. But the big focus is on the camera sensor which will be 41MP like the one on the Nokia 808 PureView. The phone is expected to be unveiled July 11th at a Nokia event in New York. At that time, we will know for sure what Nokia's intentions are for the metallic chassis as opposed to the polycarbonate model. Of course, that doesn't preclude some sort of leak from coming before then that will answer our questions.

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source: G4Games

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1. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Lookin at that picture... Whoever is holding it either has reeeeaaaaaalllly small hands or that phone is bigger than 4.5". I held my Lumia 920 the same way and I don't have very big hands, and I didn't have to stretch my fingers around it like that.

15. ihatesmartphone unregistered

Very nice looking phone.. I like!!

32. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Don't forget that the camera adds 10 pounds...

36. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Lol! you're bad! All jokes aside this thing is sexy, and if it has some weight to it that's a plus for me. Light and thin is okay, but I like to know I'm holding a phone with substance.

35. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

His hands are small indeed.

39. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Your speculation would seem to concur with what WMpoweruser and nokia power user are saying, the Aluminium EOS is actually a 5.3 inch lumia phablet. I believe Nokia also have lined up another 6 inch flagship with the 41mp sensor and updated WP8 GDR3 update to support 1080p screens and Quadcore processors. All the dimensions point to this device being a lot bigger than the Polycarbonate version we saw side by side with the standard Lumia 920 looking the same size.

3. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

and the award for most leaked smarphone of decade goes to..... NOKIA LUMIA EOS aka THE LEAK PHONE

26. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

No this award goes to the iPhone 4

28. Sonny_09

Posts: 49; Member since: May 24, 2013

No, the title goes to Nexus 4, it was reviewed even before it was released. lol

33. skinny95black

Posts: 113; Member since: Jan 06, 2013

you made my day

30. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I think iphone5 was the most leaked device ive seen.

4. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

maybe this is nokia phablet which is rumoured to come with slight camera hump due to 16MP??

6. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

and they thougt the S-plastic brick(one can also call plastic volcano for its hump though!) s4zoom wil be a competitor for our eos

9. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

S4 is no more then marketting stunt and see who has most hidious taste in 2013

7. digitalw

Posts: 79; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

No, S4 Zoom will be a parody

10. jedpatrickdatu

Posts: 169; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

I have a feeling this isn't the EOS. The camera hole here is smaller than in the EOS. It could be the cheaper version of the 920 that recent rumors say will be out in September-October along with Nokia's first phablet.

12. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

may Nokia realised they went in a good direction making lighter version of 920 in the form of 925 ...and the cheaper version of 920 is going to be much lighter

13. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

yeah and some PA users says that this device is a brick.. come on back in 2010 everybody calls the iPhone 4 that it's the thinnest smartphone and it was 9.3 mm.. this device is going to be about the same thickness...

14. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

i think this is one of the lumia phablets not the EOS....making the same pose with my 920...the phone above seems alot bigger...also the spacing between the camera key and the end of the phone is alot bigger than that of the 920 (the same goes for the spacing between the volume rockers and the end of the phone)

17. jedpatrickdatu

Posts: 169; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

You're right, those side buttons look tiny compared to the rest of the phone, so this is probably the September-October phablet.

18. divatz2003

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 16, 2013

Just a heads up: your Source field says one thing and points to another :)

19. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

This is NOT the Lumia EOS, it's way too thin to pack the 41MP sensor with the fitting larger lens. So what it is? Either the next regular Lumia model featuring a larger sensor, an "EOS Mini" with a more compact 21MP camera system. This is the PureView 808, and due to the lens and everything else, I can't see the big EOS lens packed in a 9mm case.

20. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

It can also be a Lumia Phablet, look at the size of that thing. If my large palm is the reference, to hold it like that, it has to me something Galaxy Note size.

21. Shenoy

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 16, 2013

This metal body is bigger than the first leaked pics of EOS on the 06/06/13...also the camera hump on the back is smaller in diameter...Hoping this would be a bigger version of the EOS (could be the international version be be announced later) with a 5 inch screen and GDR3 updat with full 1080 display..i just hope it is...NOKIA u jst doing great!!!

23. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

1080p EOS Phablet... imagine that!

24. Shenoy

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 16, 2013

YEP...i know... 5" SCREEN 41 MEGAPIXEL GDR3 update 1080p display Memory 32GB and 64GB


Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

Seems like Nokia is on a role here !! very neat and nice looking phone indeed !!

31. papss unregistered

Looking at my buttons on the 920 these are spaces different. Not sure but thought that the EOS was pretty close if not the same

42. krimHD

Posts: 106; Member since: May 23, 2012

looking great, we should just hope microsoft up their game cos nokia is really doing a great job. all people say is how wp is limited, if the get better talks will change for sure

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