Nokia's first dual SIM Windows Phone handset seems to be the Moneypenny (Lumia 630 / 635)

Nokia's first dual SIM Windows Phone handset seems to be the Moneypenny (Lumia 630 / 635)
It appears that Nokia is finally ready to launch a Windows Phone 8 handset with dual SIM capabilities. Only a few days ago we told you about Nokia Moneypenny - a codename that stands for two slightly different smartphones: Lumia 630 and Lumia 635. We assumed that one of these was a dual SIM device. And it looks like we were right.

Famous leakster @evleaks tweeted a screenshot that’s reportedly from the Moneypenny's UI.

The image reveals Windows Phone 8 (obviously) and the existence of two SIM cards that both have access to 3G networks. Also revealed are the presence of Nokia MixRadio, HERE Maps, and the official Vine app for WP.

The
Nokia's first dual SIM Windows Phone handset seems to be the Moneypenny (Lumia 630 / 635)
screenshot's resolution is 480 x 854 pixels. Windows Phone 8 does not support this resolution, but it supports, among others, the 720 x 1280 pixel resolution - which has the same aspect ratio as a 480 x 854 image. So we're inclined to believe that the Moneypenny is a 720p handset.

Little else is known about the upcoming device for now. However, since dual SIM smartphones are quite popular in emerging markets, that's where Nokia will likely release the Moneypenny first. But let’s better wait for an announcement from the company to see exactly what this is all about.

source: @evleaks

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25 Comments

1. sianto

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

No I think it's a FWVGA handset. It runs apps in WVGA, and has onscreen buttons (taking up 480x54).

2. Florin.T

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

FWVGA wouldn't make sense. The only resolutions officially supported by WP8 Update 3 are: 480 × 800 (aspect ratio 15:9), 768 × 1280 (aspect ratio 15:9), 720 × 1280 (aspect ratio 16:9) and 1080 x 1920 (aspect ratio 16:9).

4. sianto

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Yes it does, It makes extra pixels for te onscreen buttons, while still keeping the 15:9 aspect ratio for apps.

8. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

it would make perfect sense , the extra 54 pixels in the length is for the on screen buttons while the interface will retain the normal 800 pixels (length) . B4 lumia 800 comes to the world , Nokia used n9's (which has FWVGA ) with windows phone and on screen buttons and the scenario was exactly like this one.http://www.mofonu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/nokia_sea_ray_image4180.jpg

19. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Well I think u don't remember that evleaks said that on screen keys might be available to wp8.1...so this might support FWVGA....bt I don't see that it is 8.1 as there are no s significant change in ui

20. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

And this is lumia 630 as the time says it all:D

3. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Wow we are up to 20+ different Lumia phones. Pls make it stop.

6. brrunopt

Posts: 742; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

why ?

7. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

It won't stop.. You guys don't realize that the reality of the future of mobile lies with Android, Windows Phone, and Apple, with WP being a big part of the equation.

10. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

well said +920

11. tumchaaditya

Posts: 71; Member since: May 21, 2012

Already? What about uncle sammy then?

22. lilhart

Posts: 23; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Go Tell that to Samsung too. :) There are over 192 Galaxy branded phones and more coming...LoL

5. frustyak

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

If they did this a year ago they could have done a James Bond Skyfall tie-in. Oh well.

9. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

The Lumia devices are great❕

25. moise

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 27, 2011

hey Rodneyej1....question please...I am thinking of buying a 720 but want the 920 which seems to have issues with the battery. Do you know if it was the North American version or the International version that had the problem? How much battery life do you get? was it solved with software update? any help would be appreciated...anyone

12. tenzin

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 20, 2013

Worst os which I ever had in my hands,jolla and bb10 are much better and modern

13. ZeroCide

Posts: 809; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

Too bad you don't like it. Most people i've run into that use WP love it!

14. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

a lot of my friends have switches to wp too, and they love it

15. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

You said it.. You only took a quick look at WP in the store, and you've never owned a WP device.. Heck, it was probably WP7 you saw, and you're to foolish, and closed minded to realize that WP has come a long way since then.. What really makes your opinion worthless is that you haven't ever owned a BB10 device, and you've never even seen Jolla, so you don't know what they are like compared to WP.. What makes you think that you are going to convince someone who has loved WP for years, experienced the platform get better, and admits to it being his best experience ever,, that WP is bad❔ How could you convince me of that❔ Why do people like you even waist your breath❔

16. bananana

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 27, 2013

well, anybody could came up with a guess of its price tag?

18. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

No...but it might be between the price of 625 and 720

17. SAYED-EJAZ

Posts: 225; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

Cool..

21. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Wow bring it on...

23. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

3G on both the sims, now that's good, hope that atleast one of the sim also supports 4G, and it's Dual sim dual active device, and not dual sim dual standby device, that most Chinese manufacturers churns out. For specs I think it should have atleast 4.7" HD screen, 1GB RAM, Quadcore processor, with expandable storage, and Battery of atleast 3000MAH.........

24. raj1402

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

dual 3G but only 1 3G active at a time but still best specifications for mid range mobile 2014 is year of LUMIA

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