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New phone looks sleek and thin

A user of China's Weibo microblogging site has posted images of an unreleased Nokia Lumia Windows Phone that's likely being prepped for release by Nokia Devices' owner, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT).
 
It's well known that China is where most high-end Lumia devices are painstakingly assembled. Not surprisingly, it's also the source of many of the leaks we received during the wind up to device launches.
 
The new Lumia smartphone appears to have an aluminum frame and polycarbonate back to go along with its glass front.

Lumia 830

The smartphone also features a large, black camera circle, similar to the one found in the Lumia 1020.  Based on the fact that there is no bulge, it is unlikely, however, that this is using the same 41-megapixel camera found in that supershooter.  Still, there's room to hope that it features a slightly cut-down version of the Lumia 1020's superbly crisp, if at a times flawed optical system.
 
About the only additional hint we can see from the images is that the phone will feature physical buttons.
 
The name is a subjective of active debate. Some believe this is the upcoming Nokia device known as "Tesla", an AT&T Inc. (T) exclusive that is expected to feature some sort of more advanced form of wireless charging.  The Verge suggests that it could be named the Lumia 730, while Neowin says it will likely be called the Lumia 830.
 
Either way, from what we can see thus far, it's a good-looking phone.

Sources: Weibo, via The Verge, via Neowin



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RE: Looks good
By atechfan on 7/7/2014 5:32:14 AM , Rating: 1
In reclaimer's defense, gay sex is pretty demeaning, as far as I am concerned. And if gays want to be as in our faces as they are lately, trying to force everyone to make special allowances for them, then they need to be a little thicker skinned and not get all bent out of shape any time someone uses gay to insult something completely not related to actual homosexuality.

I was justteasing reclaimer for associating bright colours with the word gay.


RE: Looks good
By Reclaimer77 on 7/7/2014 9:42:38 AM , Rating: 1
Everyone says I'm always angry and uptight or whatever, then I make a little lighthearted comment and get jumped on lol.

Like I was seriously making a statement of homosexuality with the "gay" colors comment? Come on people....

And yeah I know you were teasing, I was teasing too.


RE: Looks good
By littlebitstrouds on 7/7/2014 4:59:39 PM , Rating: 1
It's like how Louis CK can say the N word it's funny, but when Michael Richards does it's offensive. Louis was funny and poignant, Richards was stupid and hateful. You fall in the latter. Don't attempt an offensive joke, if you yourself are filled with hate (how many years have you been the vitriol of these comment sections), and lack the amount of humor required to pull it off.


RE: Looks good
By littlebitstrouds on 7/7/2014 4:28:29 PM , Rating: 2
We're on a technology site and somehow a bronze age human found his way to the comment section, how fun. You can take your anti-gay attitude and shove it.

"And if gays want to be as in our faces"
You're probably one of these people that can't be around a homosexual without thinking they want you. If you don't think straight sex is in our face 24/7 you've got your blinders on buddy. It's 2014, why don't you do us all a favor and join us in this new reality.


RE: Looks good
By atechfan on 7/8/2014 8:13:28 AM , Rating: 2
You are the one with blinders if you don't think there is a gay agenda. First if was pride day, then pride week, now pride month. Flamboyant, in your face displays of gay sex at some of the parades. Vilifying anyone who is even slightly critical on the movement as "homophobic". Desecration of churches by militant gay groups. Using the courts to force their viewpoint on everyone. NAMBLA (not just made up by South Park). The constant pushing of the many times debunked "10% of the population is gay" myth.

A leaked document showed that Chase bank recently required employees to declare if the were LGBTQ-friendly or not on a survey. Why the hell is that an employer's business? Is that grounds for dismissal if you check no?

I could care less what two dudes or two girls do together in their own bedrooms. But stop trying to make us think that we need to celebrate it along with you.


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