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Nokia sets date for expected camera phone announcement

A man using his mobile phone walks under a Nokia logo in Shanghai December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song
A man using his mobile phone walks under a Nokia logo in Shanghai December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Aly Song

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has plans to make an announcement on July 11, according to a press invitation sent out on Thursday and amidst widespread speculation in online media that it is about to launch a new flagship camera phone.

An e-mailed press invitation to the event in New York featured the phrase "ZOOM. REINVENTED". Technology blogs and websites have recently published pictures online purporting to show the new phone with a 41-megapixel photographic sensor.

Nokia has launched a succession of new phones in various price segments over the past month after first-quarter results showed a surprisingly steep drop in lower-end handset sales.

The company declined to comment further on its press invitation.

(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando; Editing by Greg Mahlich)

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