Ever since the launch of the first Nokia PureView device, there have been
speculations that Nokia may launch a similar camera smartphone based on
the Windows Phone OS. And if reports by The Verge are to be believed
then this smartphone could already be in the works.
blog claims that Nokia is currently working on a smartphone that is
codenamed "EOS" and it sports a camera sensor, which is similar to the
one that is on Nokia's 808 PureView. Furthermore, it claims that unlike
the recent devices in the Lumia series, the EOS smartphone might sport
an aluminium exterior instead of polycarbonate.
also states that the EOS is expected to be a new flagship device from
the company that will launch later in the year. For now, there are no
more details available regarding specifications of the device.
had first showcased its 808 PureView at the Mobile World Congress (MWC)
2012. This smartphone garnered a lot of attention, thanks to the
massive 41-megapixel camera sensor that it has on-board. Other features
of the smartphone include a 4-inch 360x640pixel AMOLED display, 16GB of
internal storage, 1.3GHz processor and Nokia Symbian Belle OS.
808 PureView debuted in India in June 2012. Its current price is
mentioned as Rs. 26,499 but it is currently listed as out of stock on
Nokia India official store.
Earlier in the month there
were also reports doing the rounds that Nokia is working on a successor
to its current flagship smartphone the Lumia 920, which is codenamed "Catwalk". The reports also claimed that this device will come with an
aluminium body and will be lighter and thinner than the Lumia 920.