Nokia's unreleased smartphone has been spotted at an Indian export-import cargo tracking website, sparking off rumours that the Finnish company may launch a new phone soon.
An investigative tech blog, Nokia Power User while browsing through Zauba.com, an India based logistic company website, stumbled upon a mystery Nokia phone code-named TRX RM-977, reportedly being shipped (43 units) from Finland (Nokia's parent country) to the subcontinent for tests and evaluation.
In the description column, it says the device will be a 4.5-inch touch screen model, feature single-SIM slot and costs ₹7,966 apiece, hinting the Finnish firm may launch another low-cost phone for the price-sensitive Indian market. Since the device is under testing, it too early to predict when it might get launched, but if rumours to be believed, Nokia is touted to announce a 5.0-inch full HD Lumia 929 early next year. Hence, one can also expect the new phone TRX RM-977 (probably with a Lumia tag), to debut alongside it.
Just a couple of weeks, without any intimation, Nokia made a surprise announcement of the Lumia 525, a successor of company's bestselling phone Lumia 520. It packs pretty much the same specifications as seen in its predecessor, sans a bump in RAM capacity.
The budget phones flaunts a 4.0-inch WVGA IPS LCD screen with pixel density of 235 ppi (pixels per inch) and runs on the Windows Phone 8 OS with Lumia Black update powered by the 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU with 1GB RAM with 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card). However, details regarding the availability of Lumia 525 in India are still under wraps.