Rumor: Nokia could reveal lower priced Lumia phone next week

There are just a few more days until Barcelona once again plays host to the annual Mobile World Congress trade show, where many major smartphone and mobile phone announcements are held. Today, there's a new rumor that Nokia will reveal a new lower priced Lumia smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 OS during the show.

Reuters reports that Nokia also plans to announce new and cheap mobile phones made for developing countries that will create competition for phones made by China-based Huawei and ZTE. Details about these new devices have not yet been revealed.

A few weeks ago, listings for two previously unannounced Lumia phones were spotted in a list which originated in Indonesia: the Nokia Lumia 720 (RM-885) and the Nokia Lumia 520 (RM-914). It's more than possible that one or maybe both of these devices will be revealed next week as cheaper versions of currently available Lumia phones.

There's also a rumor that Nokia will reveal plans for a 41 megapixel PureView camera-smartphone, running Windows Phone 8, as part of its MWC product announcements. The phone, known currently by its development codename 'EOS', may make its debut on store shelves in the US this summer.

Source: Reuters | Image via Nokia

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