Nokia has sent out invites for an event on July 11 in New York. From the invite it appears that the company will announces its much awaited camera-focussed smartphone at this event.
The invite features a big magnifying glass along with the words "zoom reinvented". Apart from this, the invites gives no hint of what the company may unveil at this event.
The Finnish smartphone giant has been rumoured to be working on a smartphone running on Windows Phone 8 that will pack in a 41-megapixel camera sensor, similar to the Nokia 808 PureView. This smartphone is said to be codenamed EOS. However, Nokia on its part has not confirmed that this smartphone is in the works and if it would indeed have a 41-megapixel camera sensor.
The Nokia EOS smartphone has been leaked extensively over the last one month. Going by some of the leaked images, the Nokia EOS may follow the same design philosophy as the Nokia Lumia 920 and come with body made of polycarbonate materials. Apart from this, Nokia is rumoured to have OLED display, which has a screen resolution of 768X1280 pixels and 32GB of internal storage.
There have also been news reports that indicate Nokia EOS will feature a new "Nokia Pro Camera" app that has a refreshed interface. This app will be in addition to the regular camera app. The refreshed camera interface will also offer manual focus option. It is also being said that the second largest telecom operator in US, AT&T is already testing the device.
Nokia enthusiasts have been waiting for this smartphone ever since the company launched its PureView 808 smartphone in February 2012.