Nokia Lumia 530 'Rock' leaked; successor to Lumia 520?

It might not look like the Lumia 520, but then again it might as well.

Ultra reliable @evleaks is at it again, this time offering no more than the following short tweet, which if we were the betting types here at Neowin, we would bet that this is the successor to the massively popular Nokia Lumia 520

So without knowing much more than it's highly likely that a Lumia 530 with the codename 'Rock' will make an appearance soon, it's still anyones guess at what specifications it will feature.

The Lumia 520 has been a big hit mainly in Europe and South America, and even boasts a double-digit market-share in Italy, coupled with a 30% worldwide market-share for total Windows Phone sales. So we're not surprised that Nokia will want to expand on the low entry point of the market by releasing newer variants at a rate we're definitely not used to seeing by some other manufacturers.

The Lumia 520 (see our review of it here) has a 4-inch, 480x800 pixel resolution screen, a Snapdragon dual-core processor, a 5-megapixel camera priced all for around €130 ($180) off contract in Europe. It's now a little over a year old, so we should expect a bump in those specs as well as Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box.

There's also no word on where this will be made available yet, as you might remember, the Lumia 525 was released to only Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East in November 2013 with parts of Eastern Europe getting it later.

In any case, there's a wide range of Lumias for every price point, and color!

Source: @evleaks via Digital Trends

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