Insight from sources relating to Verizon mention plans for the company to stock a high-end Nokia Lumia phone in 2013, this offering will deliver a device similar to that of the existing Nokia Lumia 920 as a variant codenamed Laser. While many feel this is a fitting name, which relates to Verizon’s Droid branding there is a notion that Microsoft is planning to back this heavily.
The Nokia Laser is expected to be a flagship device for Verizon and this means they will intend to market it alongside rival top tier devices, although there has been no further details when Nokia were questioned about this. Details of this can be seen on The Verge where their readers react to the images, remarking on how square the handset looks and because Pantech released the Laser in 2011 this has given us reason to question whether the name Laser will actually just remain a codename.
According to rumors, the Laser will be debuting alongside another Nokia handset called “Catwalk“, which is also said to be another variant of the Lumia 920. The Catwalk is said to be a Lumia 920 encased in an aluminum body. We are still unsure what differences will be involved with the Laser in comparison to the Lumia 920, although with heavy backing from Microsoft we can see the so-called Laser being announced sometime soon.
MWC 2013 is taking place next month and this is the ideal place to make an official announcement. What are your thoughts on the rather square looking Nokia Laser?