The most talked about Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) device right now is the firm’s upcoming Nokia Lumia 928. One interesting piece of news regarding the device, from Gsmarena.com, indicates that Nokia may be already using the device in public, and one intrepid photographer seems to have already caught the device on camera.
Nokia Corporation has been trying to differentiate its devices based on the quality of their cameras and, although the details of the new phone’s camera have not been released, the company may be using it to record concerts in order to drum up publicity based on the quality of the feature. The Lumia 928, or a phone very much like it can be seen in the picture below, with its features compared to a Lumia 920. The photos are from Gsmarena.com.
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As you can see, the ports on the bottom of the device in the picture do not match up with the ports on the Lumia 920. That in itself is no proof that the device is a Lumia 928, but those studying the Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) phones have come up with an additional comparison, which can be seen in the image below.
The features on the back of the phone in the image appear to match up exactly with those of the Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) device. It is not exactly outstanding evidence, but it seems likely that the company is field testing the product, and that it will need test footage to show off the camera when it launches the Lumia 928 next week.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) is betting that the phablet design incorporated in the the Lumia 928 can be as popular as models using the design on the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android platform. In a recent interview Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that the company is looking for an exclusive carrier to partner with for the phone in the United States.
Whether or not the exclusive carrier model will work for the company remains to be seen, but the Lumia 928 probably brings with it one of the best chances for the company to revitalize its sales and show the market what it can do. Investors already seem to be turning around on the company’s future.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) shares have risen by close to 2 percent on today’s market hopefully closing a streak in which the company lost almost 18 percent of its value. If anything can turn the firm around, The Lumia 928 has a good chance.