The Carphone Warehouse may have let slip that the Nokia Lumia 900 is to hit the UK in June 2012.
When the phone was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this month, it was unclear whether the phone would be made available outside of the US.
Given one of the Windows Phone 7 device's major selling points is its 4G connectivity, and the UK does not have 4G capability at the current time, some had assumed it would not be made available in this country.
However, it now appears the device, with its 4.3 inch AMOLED touch-screen and 1.4GHz dual-core processor, will be made available in the summer.
The Carphone Warehouse reportedly put up a landing page for pre-registration for the Lumia 900 before swiftly removing it after the media latched onto it. The "expected June 2012" tagline has caused a stir though.
Yet Nokia told IT Pro it could not comment on unannounced products, which presumably meant it could not comment on unannounced release dates.
"Nokia is very pleased with the extremely positive response that the Nokia Lumia 900 has received following its highly successful launch at CES, not to mention the nine prestigious awards it received at the show," a spokesperson said.
"Availability of the Nokia Lumia 900 will be confirmed in the coming months."
The low-end Nokia Lumia 710 is due to go onsale in the coming weeks, but no specific date has been confirmed.
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