Nokia Might Showcase Six Phones at MWC 2012
According to PocketNow, Nokia is set to showcase up to six devices at Mobile World Congress 2012. The lineup is spread evenly across three smartphones and three feature phones, though the exact details are still sketchy at this point in time.
Within the smartphone portfolio, it's highly likely that we'll be seeing the Nokia Lumia 900 that was showcased at CES 2012 earlier on. While the Lumia 900 was announced for AT&T's LTE network, its appearance at MWC 2012 could mean the first LTE Windows Phone reaching the European, and possibly Asian shores in the near future.
Another Windows Phone device that's named amongst the six devices is the Nokia Lumia 610. Going by the naming convention, we are probably looking at another entry-level Windows Phone from Nokia, perhaps priced even lower than the Nokia Lumia 710.
Nokia has also made its clear that while Windows Phone will be their primary OS for smartphones, the Finnish company isn't neglecting Symbian, the mobile OS that made its mark on smartphones. The third smartphone in the lineup is the Nokia 808 PureView, which is reported to be the direct successor to the Nokia N8. In this situation, we are expecting a significantly improved camera specs on this Symbian Belle smartphone. Unfortunately, there's no details (yet) regarding the camera sensor on the PureView.
Lastly, three feature phones under the Asha portfolio will join the three smartphones at MWC 2012. Running on the S40 platform, the Nokia Asha 302, Asha 203, and Asha 202 will most probably be targeted at emerging markets, one of Nokia's key sales area over the last few years.
We'll be following up with more news and hands-on of these devices during MWC 2012. If you're gearing up for MWC 2012 like we are, do click here for a curated list of news related to the mobile industry's largest trade show.