The Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone was released last July with the three available colour choices of black, white and yellow. The recently leaked official firmware confirms the arrival of the Windows Phone handset with the new red colour option.
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A red Nokia Lumia 1020 has been leaked in the past bearing the AT&T logo with reports claiming that the new colour choice will have exclusive availability in the U.S. carrier. However, the recent leak appeared to head towards a different path.
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The firmware on the Nokia Care Suit, which WindowsBlogItalia initially revealed, listed the devices where every ROM version has been divided by colour. With that, the Nokia Lumia 1020 in red colour will be expected to arrive in several markets worldwide through Telefonica which Nokia previously announced.
Telefonica will reportedly launch an exclusive Nokia Lumia 1020 version in numerous countries including Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Slovakia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile as well as other Latin and South America markets. No details on the pricing scheme and precise release date were confirmed yet.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows Phone 8 handset, initially called the Nokia Lumia EOS, boasts its 41-MP camera and PureView technology as the device's main selling point against other rival smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and Apple iPhone 5. The Finnish smartphone manufacter included as well other impressive camera features like the Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), Carl Zeiss lens, Xenon flash, LED flash and Full HD 1080p video recording.
The latest Nokia device has a 4.5-inch ClearBlack AMOLED PureMotion HD+ screen display with 1280 x 768p resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, the power of a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2 GB of RAM, Adreno 325 GPU and 32 GB internal storage capacity, while Telefonica exclusively offers the 64 GB version.
Additional features and specs include the 2000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery, 1.2 MP front-facing camera that can capture images, video record and video chat, 4G LTE radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC and can be upgraded to the Windows Phone 8 Nokia Lumia Amber update.
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