Nokia Lumia 1020: Everything (we think) we know so far

Nokia Lumia 1020: Everything (we think) we know so far

Summary: The phone rumors are swirling; here's a roundup.


Is Nokia's new Lumia 1020 your next business phone?

Maybe, maybe not: we don't really know yet.

Ahead of the formal announcement in New York on Thursday, details are leaking about the Finnish company's latest device for the U.S. market.

Here's what we know:

Its differentiating feature will be a camera. Nokia gave us "41 million reasons to zoom in" a few weeks ago, and the company in February introduced a 41-megapixel camera. That was followed by a Guardian report saying it would be taking that tech to Windows Phone handsets. So.

That camera has a shutter and everything, per this unconfirmed video evidence.

It will be a Windows Phone, per this unconfirmed press photo and unconfirmed field photo.

It will be on AT&T, according to the first of the two previous links.

It will have a 4.5-inch display and quad-core microchipaccording to The Telegraph.

It will come in white, yellow and black colors, according to Windows Phone Central.

Its codename is "Elvis" and was previously and alternately dubbed the 909 and EOS, per the previous link. (You might say it's all shook up. Ahem.)

It features optical image stabilization, an FM radio, near-field communication tech, 2GB of memory and 32GB of non-expandable flash storage, per the previous link. Oh, and wireless charging will be an option.

Its camera "takes the image in 32MP and 5MP at the same time in 16:9," according to Windows Phone Central, and "shoots 38MP in 4:3."

Microsoft mobile technology senior exec Joe Belfiore has one, per The Verge. He also has a bit of a duck face problem, as the kids say.

The 1020 needs to be a hit to keep the Lumia momentum, according to the company's previous quarterly figures.

Our own Matt Miller is going to buy one. What else did you expect?

Topics: Mobility, Windows Phone

Andrew Nusca

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Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. During his tenure, he was the editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation.

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  • 2 Gigs of RAM

    I believe also a first for WP.
    x I'm tc
  • Without question Nokia makes the best Smart phone

    Without question, Nokia makes the best Smart Phone camera, and the EOS (1020) will make the competition eat dust.
  • Nokia all the way

    Nokia will kill the competition again.
    Dreyer Smit
  • Roll on 11th.

    So looking forward to finding out what Nokia are going to put in their new phone. The thing is; its got to be a lot better than my 808 pureview for me to spend another £500 this year after buying it just a year ago.