Mysterious Nokia Lumia with a large screen leaks

What is this? A never-before-seen Nokia Lumia smartphone? Well, it seems so, but we still don't know any specifics about it. As a matter of fact, this might even be a photo of an old prototype model that might never see the light of day, but let's be a bit more optimistic - it might also be a perfectly legit model scheduled for release in the not that far future.

It's assumed that this is a Windows Phone 8-running device, judging by the presence of the Family Room live tile, which is most encouraging. If we take an even closer look at the photo, we'll notice a bottle of water in the background with the word "Pure". Now, we're usually not the ones who'd get too absorbed in thoughts of such conspiracy stuff, but hey, when there's also a Lumia in the picture, the logical thing to come to mind is that it may have some sort of PureView technology!

As we said, nothing is known about this model yet, but it does seem to have a relatively large screen, although we can't be super-sure just by looking at this pic.

What do you think this could be?

via: WMPoweruser

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23 Comments

1. Naviiin

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

QWERTY slider? Please?

13. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

could be nokia 720...........

21. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Full HD screen maybe from update

2. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Looks like a prototype. The bezel is too big.

19. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Exactly. There's so much bezel and the phone is large but certainly not the screen. Looks like a 4 inch screen.

3. No_Nonsense unregistered

Isn't the logo old? Prototype of the 710 I reckon.

4. yowanvista

Posts: 341; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Nope, this is probably a WP7.8 device judging from the Windows button. WP8 devices all have the Windows 8-alike icon on the button.

11. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Click the source, it's a WP8.

18. Bilpocalypse

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Good call. Probably an old WP7 prototype. Nokia should avoid making it anyways... one ugly phone.

5. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

that looks like purple to me -__- btw amazing theory :D

6. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Looks like an 820/22/10 prototype with a large bezel, and the hand in the picture looks old. Without a scale in the picture, hard to say. I hope it's true. My wife got a GS3 from work this week and after playing with it, 4.7-4.8" feels nice, but I am used to 4.3" on my Lumia 900. A slightly thinner and lighter 920-evolution with a larger screen and smaller bezel would be very interesting if it were as durable as the 920. I don't mind the 920's bulk, but it wouldn't be a bad thing for it to lose weight.

7. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Whoa, that's a bottled water that's sold here in Philippines, i don't know if you guys have a similar bottled water. It's a magnolia "purewater". Anyways, the phone looks like a test phone/prototype. And Im thinking it's a WP7.8 given the fact that the WP logo button's for WP7

8. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

22. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

yup. :)

9. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

it's a prototype folks old or new I like the fact it does not have sharp corner like on Nokia lumia 920 which I will get soon but I may wait to see what Nokia brings out at CES they may bring out a 5 inch hd screen dual lumia 1000. yeah Nokia bring it on I would buy one.

10. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

How come its considered a Nokia..? I dont see a nokia logo or app.. add to that the speaker looks HTC. In any case think its a older prototype.

12. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Ray forgot to mention that it's running Windows Phone 8.

14. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

this phone is a midrange phone at best. for one it doesnt have a polycarbonite body that the lumia 900 series do. also looking at the screen resolution, it is 800x600. also it is using an old windows logo as the windows button, but that could also be to just throw off anyone from thinking it's a prototype.

15. cheeseaddict

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

might be the galaxy note 2 competitor on the works!

20. Bilpocalypse

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Too small... unless dude has huge hands.

16. nando2do

Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

thats a 7.8 phone look at the windows logo!

17. rembo65

Posts: 58; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

and why is that we are so certain that this is a NOKIA??

23. Shino

Posts: 196; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Well, PA, since you think you are smarter than real experts working in real companies, you tell us what this could be? :) C'mon! We all know you are smarter than HP, Nokia and Apple's engineering and marketing teams put together, so go on, tell us.

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