Rumor: Nokia working on 'Martini' handset for Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia may have announced the Android-based Nokia X family last week, but the company is rumored to still be working on new Windows Phone devices. The code name for one of them may have been revealed today and it's one that seems to be linked to two previous labels.

Noted gadget leaker "evleaks" posted word on his Twitter account today that Nokia is using the internal code name "Martini" for the device, which he says will use "Windows Phone Blue", which happens to be the code name for what will likely be released as Windows Phone 8.1.

His post provided no other information on the device, but the code name "Martini" is an interesting choice. Nokia has used James Bond-themed code names like "MoneyPenny" and "Goldfinger" in the past. "Martini" is, of course, 007's favorite mixed drink ("shaken, not stirred" as he would tell the bartender).

Nokia is rumored to be working on the Lumia 630, a budget priced smartphone that is rumored to launch sometime in mid-April and will also have Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box. Microsoft is expected to offer the first official details of its next mobile OS at its BUILD conference in mid-April.

Source: evleaks on Twitter | Nokia image via Shutterstock

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Nice, but no surprise, I expect them to work on the 530, 630, 635, 730, 830, 930 and 1030. This also makes 3 codenames and 2 official number (630/635).

RommelS said,
Then all I need is the 41 megapixel

they will probably have the 1020 upgraded with an Snapdragonn 800/600 soon

Let the rumors begin... Things were quiet lately in the WP camp.
We're a month away from the Build conference and I bet that is just the beginning...

All I want is a 1520 with a 5" screen. If WP 8.1 can take advantage of new HW like finger print readers, Stylus support, or something like that it will be a welcome addition.

Drewidian said,
All I want is a 1520 with a 5" screen. If WP 8.1 can take advantage of new HW like finger print readers, Stylus support, or something like that it will be a welcome addition.
Same. Couldnt give a #### about stylus or fingerprint readers though. Another Apple led fad.

Drewidian said,
All I want is a 1520 with a 5" screen. If WP 8.1 can take advantage of new HW like finger print readers, Stylus support, or something like that it will be a welcome addition.
Nokia Icon.

Studio384 said,
Nokia Icon.

The Icon doesn't have a MicroSD slot. Its the primary thing making me wait for 8.1 devices since they will have enhanced MicroSD support.

Drewidian said,

The Icon doesn't have a MicroSD slot. Its the primary thing making me wait for 8.1 devices since they will have enhanced MicroSD support.

its also only available on one carrier in one country. Useless.