Nokia is Planning a Thinner, Lighter, Aluminum Successor to the Lumia 920

Posted January 3, 2013 at 6:41pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5868 views

Nokia is planning to release a thinner, lighter, aluminum successor to the Lumia 920 smartphone, codenamed 'Catwalk', reports The Verge.

We understand that Nokia is also planning another two Lumia handsets that will debut as part of a new line up this year. Nokia's Catwalk device is designed as a successor to the Lumia 920 and will debut as a replacement to the company's current Windows Phone 8 flagship with similar internal hardware specifications. A move towards aluminum brings Nokia back to the pre-Windows Phone days when the company launched its first Symbian 3 device, the N8, in a range of vibrant colors. It will also allow the Finnish company to compete against Apple's iPhone size and weight, something that it was unable to do with the polycarbonate body used in the Lumia 920.

Nokia has been steadily improving its Windows Phone devices. Its latest Lumia devices can compete on features; however, despite their build quality, users have complained that they seem bulky and thick compared to the sleek offerings from Apple and Samsung.

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Max - January 4, 2013 at 4:49pm
Just need to ditch Windoze and replace it with ubuntu.
JoheE - January 3, 2013 at 9:11pm
Check the stocks of both companies for last 3months - it looks like watching in mirror, one going down and other up.
Steves ghost - January 3, 2013 at 6:54pm
Ficking apple fan boys I bet you dream of Steve coming all over your face every nite !!
Gujju - January 3, 2013 at 6:47pm
Finally the idiots over at Nokia are understanding that's polycarbonate phones are cheap. Now they on to copy Apple's aluminum design. Great Nokia!. No matter what they do they can't catch Apple. Just can't. Call me Apple fanboy, but the truth is truth!
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