Nokia EOS: the first ‘original’ PureView Windows Phone is coming this year
It was not long ago that Nokia launched its Windows Phone flagship, the Lumia 920, in India. The Verge reports that Nokia is now planning a true PureView Windows Phone. Codenamed EOS, according to sources familiar with Nokia’s plans, the device will include a PureView sensor similar to the one that is found on Nokia’s 808 PureView handset. Nokia 808, the 41MP shooter, is regarded as the best camera phone in many circles, and the inclusion of this sensor for Windows Phone means EOS will be the next high-end Lumia in the company’s range of devices for 2013. The Lumia 920 includes the next iteration of the PureView technology, which includes Optical Image Stabilisation, but the sensor comes in at just 8.2MP unlike its previous outing. Apart from these details, it is believed that the EOS will be built using Aluminum, rather than the typical polycarbonate found on recent Lumia Windows Phones.
Nokia is on a lookout for new designs and wants to innovate with its handsets. The Aluminum body and squared edges are part of a fresh design cycle for Nokia’s Lumia handsets. The focus is to have a new look with EOS. We’ve already reported on the Lumia 920′s replacement, codenamed Catwalk, that will also include an aluminum body, and another mid-range device expected to debut in early summer. Nokia is also building its own Windows RT tablet that is set to debut early this year.
Salman Ravoof is a freelance writer, a mechanical engineer and an avid science and technology enthusiast. He likes creativity and is a great fan of fantasy and sci-fi genre. When not busy, he revels in experimenting and spends most of his time pondering about the existence of reality.
24 January, 2013