Nokia is rumoured to announce its anticipated Windows Phone handsets,
the Nokia Lumia 630 (thought to be codenamed Moneypenny) and Nokia
Lumia 930 (thought to be codenamed Martini) in the upcoming Microsoft
Build 2014 conference in April as the launch devices for Windows Phone
8.1, the update to Microsoft's mobile operating system that has for a
while been expected to be unveiled at the event.
month, it was rumoured that Nokia might reveal its 'Martini' handset on
the firm's 19 April 2014 event, alongside other devices such as Nokia
Lumia 1820, Lumia 1525 and Lumia 1520 V.
report by My Nokia Blog
quotes a source close to Nokia who claims the Lumia 630 will arrive in
both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants (making it the first dual-SIM
Windows Phone). It is further said to arrive without a rear camera
flash, hinting it will fall in the budget segment.
No details have
been reported about the Lumia 930 (Martini) handset, expect for the
expected Build conference launch. The long-rumoured Windows Phone device
codenamed 'Goldfinger' has been mentioned in the report however, as
possibly due to launch at the same event, as the company's flagship
Last year, the Goldfinger handset has been previously
rumoured to be the firm's flagship device, which would flaunt Nokia's
'3D Touch' technology.
Reports suggest that the rumoured '3D Touch' feature uses device's
sensors to detect interactions that are off-the-glass. The Nokia
Goldfinger is said to come hand gesture support which will let users
navigate on a phone without touching the display, while other gestures
under consideration include flipping and scrolling.
February 2014, popular phone tipster @evleaks posted an image that
purportedly showed the Nokia Lumia 630. The leaked render of the alleged
Nokia Lumia 630 shows on-screen navigation control
buttons for Back, Start and Bing search on the device, instead of
buttons found on current Lumia models.