Lumia 920 Variant Nokia Laser 'Coming Soon' On Verizon? (Rumor)

By Anu Passary email: | Jan 25, 2013 05:35 PM EST

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Rumor has it that Verizon is gearing up to offer a special flagship Nokia Windows Phone 8 handset soon. Per reports, the upcoming high-end handset goes by the moniker "Nokia Laser" and is a variant of the popular Lumia 920.

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The Nokia Laser is speculated to feature the same polycarbonate body of the Lumia 920, rather than the alleged aluminum one of the rumored Catwalk. The report is courtesy The Verge, who got the information via sources familiar with the matter, and discloses that Nokia Laser will launch alongside the Nokia Catwalk.

"Verizon is planning to stock a high-end Nokia Lumia phone this year. Sources familiar with Verizon's plans have revealed to The Verge that the US carrier will offer a device that has similar specifications to Nokia's current Lumia 920. We understand that the handset, codenamed Laser, will be a variant of the 920 that's set to debut alongside a Catwalk device," reported The Verge.

According to the report, the Nokia Laser will be a flagship for Verizon, which means the carrier will be marketing the device heavily along with its other top-of-the-line smartphones.

Currently, it is not known how the Nokia Laser will differ from the Lumia 920, but sources have let on that Microsoft will be pushing the Verizon variant with full gusto.  Apparently, Microsoft is "said to be investing marketing dollars to push the Laser when it debuts later this year."

Last week, rumor had it that Verizon would soon be getting a high-end Nokia Lumia device, possibly the Lumia 920. With news of the purported Nokia Laser trickling in, we could soon see the device hitting the shelves.

Nokia, however, has chosen to stay silent on the issue and a company spokesperson refused to comment when contacted by The Verge.

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