Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) is supposedly looking to release a dual-SIM version of Moneypenny. Recently, it was rumored that the company is working on its first phone, codenamed Moneypenny, based on the Windows Phone Blue also known as Windows Phone 8.1.
Phone informant @evleaks posted on Twitter, “Nokia planning a dual-SIM version of Windows Phone Blue-powered Moneypenny.” The Finnish phonemaker may be planning to release two versions of the phone to cater to different markets.
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Other rumored devices from Nokia
According to an earlier report, Nokia is gearing up to launch two Windows 8.1-based phones dubbed Goldfinger and Moneypenny. The company seemed to have borrowed the names from the James Bond characters.
Goldfinger from Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) would probably be the premium device, and would come with Nokia’s 3D Touch technology allowing users to steer through the touchscreen interface without touching the display. Other features that are expected in the phone are flipping and scrolling.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT: NOK1V) (HEL: NOK1V)’s other device like Normandy and the unnamed Asha phone were leaked in pictures last week. In the pictures, the phone was shown in red color with full view of the front as well as back panel. From the pictures, it could be made out that Nokia is looking forward to making Asha phones similar in design to that of Lumia.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is expected to release a Windows Phone 8.1 update at Mobile world congress 2014.
Budget Lumia 525 and Dual Sim Lumia 720
Recently, Nokia unveiled a new budget phone Lumia 525, which is an upgraded version of bestseller Lumia 520 released in India. The new device from Nokia has a 4.0 inch WVGA IPS LCD screen with pixel density of 235 ppi (pixels per inch) and is powered by Windows phone 8 OS and a 1GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 CPU. The device has 1 GB RAM with 8 GB inbuilt memory expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.
Earlier in September, @evleaks tweeted that the company is gearing up to launch a dual sim phone apart from launching the Lumia 1520. The tipster reported that the Finnish company is preparing to launch dual-SIM variant of Nokia Lumia 720.
Specifications of Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) (BIT:NOK1V) (HEL:NOK1V) Lumia 720, which was launched in February, include a 4.3-inch display, Snapdragon S4 dual core 1GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM. There is an inbuilt storage capacity of 8 GB and is expandable by up to 64 GB via microSD card. The Lumia 720 has a rear camera of 6.7 megapixels and a 1.3 megapixel front camera.