Tweet reveals code names for new Nokia models

Tweet reveals code names for new Nokia models
A tweet from evleaks proves that like us, the reliable source is slaving over a hot QWERTY over the weekend. But even more important is the content of the tweet which is a list of alleged new code names for upcoming Nokia devices. A couple of names on the list have a "Bond, James Bond" connection such as Goldfinger and Moneypenney. The other names are Normandy, Phantom and Spinel.

Considering that Spinel is a magnesium aluminum mineral with the symbol MgAl2O4, this could be the code name for an aluminum clad Windows Phone handset. The other names lend themselves to a number of various interpretations.

Windows Phone has picked up momentum in 2013, starting with the low-light photography niche, picking up speed with the strong sales of the entry-level Nokia Lumia 520/521, and continuing with the Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet with specs that rival that on any Android device. The latest data shows that Windows Phone captured 4% of the U.S. smartphone market in the third quarter. Perhaps one of the phones mentioned in the tweet will be the next big Windows Phone model.


source: @evleaks via WMPoweruser

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13 Comments

1. PowTheBowl

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Nice thumbnail :)

2. Beijendorf unregistered

Huzzah, Bond-level gadgets and the probability of more flagships! Nokia usually don't let their codenames have anything to do with what a device actually does, but could Moneypenny be a smartwatch a la secretary?

3. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

wired names Nokia picks for phones

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This article made me happy because it included Chemistry.

5. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

CHEM!!

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Passed Chemistry in high school with 103%. Currently have a 96% in college. Next up, Organic Chem. :)

7. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

DUDE!! Same...next up is orgo for me too.

10. Snoobab

Posts: 175; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Respect

8. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

I don't mean to brag. But I did warn you all that Nokia is going to dominate the market with the upcoming phones. Their forecast sales is huge, and that is due to the amount of investment they are putting in to their new and upcoming phones. It is going to be really hard for the Android and iOs hardcore fans that hate Nokia/Windows because what is coming in 2014 onwards is going to blow everything out the market. Watch this space!!

9. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

A phone that has the 929's specs and the 925's looks... I'd buy that sh!t

11. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Nokia rocks the code names!! Now, if only their model numbers made a little more sense to the average consumer....

12. NexusKoolaid

Posts: 493; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

@PA - Read your own links please. WP did not capture 4% of the US phone market in the third quarter. That should read 4% of the world market. US share for WP is roughly 3.2%.

13. merihmn

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

Morph is coming !!

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