Windows Phone giant Nokia is preparing to launch six new devices, including its first phablet Nokia Lumia 1520, tablet, Lumia 2520, at its October 22 Abu Dhabi event titled "Nokia World."
Nokia Lumia 1520 is rumored to have specs of 6-inch display and comes in yellow and red colors. Some online reports said that it features a Snapdragon 800 processor and a 20-megapixel primary camera. The price are expected to be set at around $699. Moreover, it has 32GB of build-in storage, a nano-SIM and microSD card slot.
Nokia plans to compete its first phablet against Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and HTC One Max.
As of now, the biggest Windows Phone 8 smartphone in the market is the Lumia 625, which has a display size of 4.7 inches, so Windows Phone consumers welcome larger mobile devices for purposes such as offices applications.
Another device that is rumored to be unveiled at Nokia's Oct. 22 event is a new music device called "Nokia Guru," which is a combination of iPod shuffle and NFC, according to Techno Buffalo. This device appears to be a MP3 player that features the NFC, which analysts are uncertain whether the product have additional functions to differentiate itself from every other smartphones that already have their own dedicated music players.
Nokia has also released a teaser image showing three devices - a phablet, tablet, and a laptop. The image comes with a tagline that reads, "Nokia World is on October 22, 2013. Watch the action on your screen of choice."
"At #Nokia, we believe in technology that brings people closer. Join us on October 22," said Nokia on Twitter. Meanwhile, those wanting to access the live webcast can watch on @nokconv from any devices and locations.
— Nokia (@nokia) October 10, 2013