Nokia Lumia 1030 concept portrays a sleek, aluminum PureView dreamphone

Rumors about the successor to the ultimate cameraphone, the Nokia Lumia 1020, have gained traction recently, and whispers suggest that Microsoft is preparing a Lumia 1030 of sorts...
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29. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Not everyone needs Android, many like WP better.

37. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

3% of smartphone users like WP.

42. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Many of the Android users does not know about the OS. They simply wants a touch screen phone and they use.I heard initially, In India, Android captured the market with the "talking tom" app. So don't say that all the android users know about the OS and use.

44. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3134; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Check your facts, the US is not the entire world. This is from Forbes: Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the iPhone. This month Microsoft (MSFT +1.56%) broke these areas down country by country and confirmed exactly where Windows Phone is specifically outselling the iPhone. The list reads as follows: Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ecuador, Finland, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. Interestingly in 14 of these markets – Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, India, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam – Windows Phone has taken second place in the sector, stepping past former strongholds for BlackBerry and Symbian which had also previously edged out iOS.

45. jugga

Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

then 3% of smartphone users will have the best phone ever

31. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

W10 is way better than lagdroid

38. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

They got their own "Burning Platform" there, so good luck with that. I'll take an N9 over WP any day, and that's saying something...

47. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

It does say something....just not what you think it would. The N9 was a decent phone, but it showed how far back Nokia really was. Competing against the likes of the S2 it was dead on arrival and at a more expensive cost as well.

32. LessThanDoug

Posts: 54; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

No xenon. No go.

33. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Only problem i see here is absence of Nokia logo. Nokia should make some stickers you can buy and put on those MS phones. :-)

36. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Why not ms allow to customize name on phone, So whenever we buy they ask us what name you want to put on phone..... Isn't good idea. We can put our name or Nokia

39. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Preach...

40. jovemickovski

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 06, 2013

but why Microsoft name? Nokia is a much better name

41. wakecrash

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 04, 2014

I've been waiting for a successor to the 1020 and really wanted it to be a 5 inch screen as well, I think the 6 inch is just way to big to place in a pocket of any sorts and I'm a relatively big guy. So I don't like the metal frame as it gets pretty cold to the touch and when you drop it will just split at the seems unlike the Polycarbonate which has just made a small dent for me when I have dropped it several times. As well as the metal frame will block the signal and everyone has signal problems already, even though the render has the Polycarbonate at the bottom to get the signal out I think it would be best and you would have a stronger signal if the entire body was Polycarbonate. I also would like to see the device with a square edge like the 930, I really like the feel of the square with the Polycarbonate as it feels more secure in my hand or maybe I'm a bit tired of the rounded edge from my 920 and 1020 that a squared handset would be a nice change for a bit. The huge screen face pillow is nice but think that it will add to more scratches and even being shattered due to being push out even more. Hopefully the 1030 will come with the best and latest version of gorilla glass. Now I do like that there is a bezel around the camera on the back and the camera doesn't stick out like on the 1020, I think it will take less damage from when being dropped. I also like that the back is much closer to being flat rather than the 1020 having such a huge difference. I'm only hoping this extra space is being used up by adding more memory and slightly larger battery as well as micro SD card slot. I think the battery is pretty good on the 1020 but maybe a 2600 - 2800 mah battery would be nice along with more internal memory and maybe even more ram but don't know if it will be needed as along as it comes with the snapdragon 810. But an SD card slot would make any phone stand out from the rest with Windows. And last but not least hoping that it comes with Qi charging included in the unit and not a separate cover as in the 1020, not expecting this but hoping. I did have the qi charging cover for the 1020 but it didn't last 6 months before the prongs to connect to the phone were broken off.

43. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

This phone would be mine in 2015 if it is launched with Win 10. MS should launch two sizes. one with 5" and other with 5.5" - 6" with the same internals and Specs.

46. maratt

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

where is the damn xenon flash!

48. NightSurfer

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

What if Microsoft build this phone?
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