Nokia Rivendale and HTC Z4 codenames appear, could they be the next major launch?

Skipping back to Nokia’s last week Lumia 1020 event we uncovered an interesting little detail that went under our radars initially - Nokia is planning an even bigger launch for later this year on AT&T. Just now, we have the Nokia Rivendale codename leak out. Connect the dots, and this might well turn out to be the future superphone that Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop teased.

There is nothing besides that codename. Looking back at earlier leaks, there is just one yet unannounced device that we can draw a connection to - an aluminum body Lumia with the same circular hole for what should be an outstanding camera. Could the Nokia Rivendale turn out to be an aluminum-built Nokia cameraphone? That’s just one guess.

It’s not just a Nokia phone that leaked out, though. The HTC Z4 is another mysterious codename that is hard to associate with any current leaks. We know that the HTC One was codenamed the HTC M7, and the HTC One Mini carried the M4 codename. If we assume that the ‘4’ stands for mini in HTC’s vocabulary, this might be another compact device launch.

Additionally, there is the Amazon GLP70 that could be a new Kindle tablet by Amazon. The Lenovo Aupres and Lenovo Snoopy have also surfaced, but it’s hard to tell whether these are upcoming phones, tablets or who knows even a whole different form factor.

What do you associate these codenames with? We look forward to hearing your suggestions and expectations about the leaked names.

source: @evleaks



33. shahrullevin

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Squarish lens.. Has to do with Pelican Imaging I guess.. :)

32. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 247; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Well I know that Aupres means nearby in French. I'm not sure if that helps at all

30. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

1080p Lumia, metal body, 3000mAh and the PureView - THAT's when I might switch.

21. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

Another beta phone from Nokia and Microsoft. And that non-removable battery, ewww Nokia, are you making disposable toys?

27. iguano

Posts: 101; Member since: May 10, 2012

beta phones that work awesome :)

20. Sonny_09

Posts: 49; Member since: May 24, 2013

Nokia RIvendale. That's some cool name. :)

14. ronalgps0

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 22, 2013

Sony? Who are those guys ?

8. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

lumias with 1080p displays and quad core processors. sony be scared.

9. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Why would Sony be scared about this? Samsung is the one who should be scared about this. Brace yourself, Samsung!


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Samsung scared of Nokia! Rotflmfao! They have released 4 highend handsets, and they are not selling well! Only Nokias midrange are selling, like Nokia which they are good at low, budget and mid series. NokiaWp8 coming back, what a joke! I have never seen anyone with Nokia devices nowadays. Nokia is dead in consumers theory. RIP NOKIA ©®™

18. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Wait for the Q2 Results before you make those assumptions. For all we know they might be selling pretty well. Nokia never discloses the sales they have.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Yea selling mid and low range will not make them recover. All Androids Oems are selling there highend devices very well, except Nokia. ®

25. Dastrix unregistered

Sounds like you can officially apply to be a Wall Street analyst, kid.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Jealous more like Samsung Android Ftw® Nokia Wp Rip™

34. Dastrix unregistered

Sure, I'm so jealous of your sh!tty English! Go back to kindergarten retard. NOKIA WP FTW! Samdung Lagdroid RIP.

19. Ruisleipä

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

What country are you from, TROLL?


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

United Kingdom™ Baker Street© London®

7. ronalgps0

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 22, 2013

BMW z4?

6. HeWhoDoesNothing

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

I think Z4 might turn out to be a 5.4-incher. HTC's larger flagship.

10. wendygarett unregistered

Nope, a wp8 version of One :)

13. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Im thinking there will be Z4 and Z7 just like the M4 and M7 for One mini and One. There should be at least 2 windows phone devices from HTC.

5. mi55u unregistered

metal-built doesn't survive company as whole, sorry then


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Thats's right L925 L928 and this won't sell well. ®

29. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i know that right now time is really tough for nokia but u know what in Nokia World nokia will surprise us.

35. ramses_rea

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

I think Nokia have stopped doing Nokia World and are instead doing smaller, more personal events. The wrota bout ot on Nokia Conversations. The article is called "Nokia World gets new format and date."

4. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013


24. Dastrix unregistered

Doggy-style! xD

3. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

Hope it's the windows phone phablet.

28. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

it is dude, wait for Nokia World, this is phablet and will have 1080p and quad core with WP 8.1.

1. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

Looks like lumia 1020 with smaller camera module and body instead made of aluminium.

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