Nokia planning an event for August 28th in Moscow

Nokia planning an event for August 28th in Moscow
It looks like Nokia isn't done with its announcements. The company has said that it would be making major announcements every quarter this year, and we may have the time and place for the next major announcement. Nokia has started to send out press invites for an event that will be held on August 28th in Moscow, Russia.

Unfortunately, we have no idea what this announcement may be. The reports are saying that Nokia is going to announce a "major new smartphone". But, that seems unlikely, because the biggest thing in the Nokia rumor mill right now is the Windows RT tablet, but that won't be released until October, so Nokia's September event makes more sense for that announcement. 

On the smartphone side, we still haven't seen the announcement for the Nokia Lumia 729, but that would be a Verizon phone, and it would make little sense to announce a Verizon phone in Moscow. And, of course there is the rumored Nokia phablet, but that has been rumored for a November release, which would put it out of the running for this event. 

Frankly, we're not sold that we're going to see a "major smartphone" at this event in Moscow. More likely, it will be a mid-range device with a regional release. We don't expect to see anything that major that would be getting a worldwide release. 


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1. shamashu9

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Beautiful. Fast. Windows 8 Phone.

7. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I don't have anything against WP, but in my opinion UI looks not so good.

9. papss unregistered

Opinions are just that. :). I personally think the UI looks better than anything out there.

21. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

some like it some dont but atleast its choice ive currently got a wp8 launcher on my s4 because i like the clean minimal layout plus its quicker on everyday use for simple tasks. i think the ui could be a step in the right direction

37. papss unregistered

I tried a launcher for WP8 when I had my nexus but it really wasnt the same to me. I was hoping it was better (wasnt bad but not wp8). Maybe once I get another android phone again ill try a different one to see if I like it.

40. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

Yeah I will be the first to admit that while the launcher has a few nice little features it isnt as good and smooth as wp8.......but right now android was my only option as im on a customization spree lol enjoying tweaking everything. But with wp8 advancing and me getting bored easy I can see myself giving one ago. Im just waiting for nokia to bring there next advancement out. The 1020 was a 808 on wp8. Nothing wrong with that but im still enjoying my 808 so can't wait for them to really take the next leap forward

23. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

+1, that is your opinion. My opinion tells me just like papss that the UI is the best out there :)

27. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Thank you. +1

32. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Maybe they will announce budget device

33. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Nokia world premiere of a budget device?

34. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

havenĀ“t they done it before?

36. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Hm, maybe, I don't know. But it is kinda strange, don't you think so?

38. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

I think they made it for lumia 6x or 7x, it is strange and funny. lol

2. papss unregistered

I think it will be the phablet that wpcentral just wrote about

24. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I hope so ....

35. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Edward Snowden holding a Nokia Phablet would grab some headlines... I don't think the US government has even bothered writing any custom scripts for breaking into Android devices, because it already has tons of obvious backdoors and security flaws. However, does anybody really think that Google isn't storing individual search informaton cross referenced with personal ip addy's? The corporate motto "don't be evil" is a relative statement; helping western governments to spy on private citizens, via search requests, is something all of us need to be more concerned about. It's true that all of the big tech companies are involved in helping governments to spy on their citizens, but Google is still perceived as being different. However, it's time people begin to see them for what they really are: just another corporate entity, making cash from storing and distributing your personal information!

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Nokia Phablet...Nokia Tablet...Nokia Lumia! Bring it on, Nokia!

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You're basically a song on repeat.

12. ihatesmartphone unregistered

She just want to get attention XD

15. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

And your trolling have no limits. Hi Wendy.

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

You're basically a retard that freaks.

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Graduated from the top 4 high schools in Chicago that's in the top 75 in the US, and also going to college for Medical. You have no room to question my intelligence when you haven't started high school little kid.

20. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sorry, I have no reason to care about where you graduate. Don't be so conceited, don't be such a know it all. As I said before, I can say whatever I want. If you're butthurt, ignore my comment. You call me a kid? Okay, I don't mind that. But you have embarrassed yourself for calling someone a kid, because you ARE a kid. And you know why? Check the comments that you posted.

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Conceited? Me? Ha well that's a first. I embarassed myself? Don't see where I went wrong. The comments I've posted puts your argument as invalid sorry. There's a difference between acting like a 12 year old and a adult. One day you'll realize it. And the last half of your post makes half sense. You don't mind me calling you a kid, but got mad mad for it lol. You're funny.

26. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Trust me, you will know where you went wrong someday. The comments I've posted may sound like a kid, but I'm really excited. You can't stop the excitement right? I used to respect you, but you have lost my respect. Because you keep going against me, and saying I'm thirsty for thumbs up and I'm an attention seeker. By the way, I love tech, I love smartphones, tablets, laptops etc. Come on, we came here is because of tech, not arguing right?

30. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You never had my respect to begin with, but that can change. I'd stop replying to you once you take the fanboyism, trolling, and posting the same comments down a notch. You have to admit, you're comments over do it a little... But yes, that's the objective.

4. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Picture says: "Nokia World Premiere".

28. Moodi

Posts: 38; Member since: May 11, 2013

Are you Russian?

31. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I'm Lithuanian and my native language is Lithuanian, but I also know Russian language. :)

44. minteke

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 27, 2012

Teisingai! :-)

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