Nokia ‘Atlas’ For Verizon Leaked – Is This The Lumia 822?
Last month, Windows Phone lovers is US got confirmation by Verizon Wireless, that it plans to “sell multiple Windows Phones in the fourth quarter” of this year. Although Windows Phone 8 is coming in less than three weeks, we’ve still have no idea what exactly Veirzon’s Windows Phone product range will look like.
Today, we have the chance to get our first look at one Verizon Windows Phone 8 device, the Nokia ‘Atlas’. The @evleaks Twitter account – which previously leaked Nokia’s Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 phones ahead of their official announcement – revealed the image of Atlas this morning, and given their track record, it’s probably safe to assume that this image is the real deal.
The handset sports a unique design language, which has hints of the Lumia 710 in its rounded corners, setting it apart from the Lumia 810 announced yesterday, which is destined to be launched exclusively on T-Mobile in the US. We don’t know much more about Atlas at this stage, but from the image above, we can see that it will support 4G LTE connectivity, and include a front-facing camera.
It’s likely that Atlas is Verizon’s own unique variant of the Lumia 820; last month, we reported that Verizon’s internal device management system was listing a device called the “Nokia Lumia 822″, with white and grey variants specified: