Nokia fans hoping to see a six-inch smartphone from the company may have to wait a few more weeks.
A Nokia event set to be hosted in New York later this month has been postponed for a few weeks, according to a Reuters report citing sources familiar with its plans. Reuters said that Nokia was set to launch its , codenamed Bandit, at the event.
ZDNet has sought confirmation from Nokia that the September event has been delayed and will update the story if it receives one.
The September event would have been Nokia's first major product launch since Microsoft, which could help the companies avoid duplication of marketing around Windows Phone.
Also, Nokia's phablet was just one of two new products thought to be candidates for the event — the other being, which could have clashed with Microsoft's .
News of Nokia postponing its 26 September eventlast week for the launch of its second generation Surface Pro tablets at a New York event set for 23 September. Nokia, on the other hand, has not sent out press invites for its event.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley reported in August that awould make more sense if it's meant to be running Windows Phone 8 GDR3, which is still in testing.
Meanwhile, Microsoft is expected to unveil an Intel Haswell-based Surface 2 Pro and a Tegra-based Surface 2, meant to replace.