Nokia Lumia 929 Faces Additional Launch Delays

Lumia_929_IconThe Nokia Lumia 929 aka Icon faces more setbacks and a delayed release? Ahh, the Lumia 929. For the last three months or so the Nokia Lumia 929 has been leaking into headlines. Every time the device hits the wire, we think to ourselves… hasn’t this phone launched already! The answer is, it has not and recently more details surrounding the handset suggest the wait is not over and further delays are imminent. Last we checked, details surrounding the handset launch date gave it a window of “sometime between Thanksgiving and the beginning of next year”. News out of the Nokia camp however is suggesting that launch window to be pushed back ever so slightly.

Recently details about the launch date of the long awaited 929 pointed to a release of December 20th, then to another date January 14th. Nokiapoweruser.com has gotten word from a “trusted tipster” that the 929 will not launch on either of those dates and is expected to not see the light of day until 2014. Specifically the information points to a late January or early February window and the goes on to point out Verizon may hold off the launch for an unveiling at MWC which takes place February 24th. So what’s the holdup you ask? No one really knows however the device has come under some new rumors recently that it would be rebranded from a Lumia 929 to the Lumia Icon! The name change is unconfirmed at this point however it is completely believable that Microsoft, the new owners of Nokia are attempting to ‘rebrand’ the Lumia line up and are using the 929 as the launching point.  The Iconic 929 in case you’ve forgotten is expected have a 5 inch full HD AMOLED touch screen, a 20 mega pixel camera, a Snapdrgaon 800 processor, 32 GB of storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Qi charging, GPS and a 2510 mAh battery. So whenever it comes, we know for certain the Nokia Lumia Icon 929 is on the way!

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