Lumia 1020 sequel likely as Microsoft readies pre-IFA 2014 event

Well look what showed up in our inbox today – an invite to a Microsoft occasion in Berlin September 4.

This naturally coincides with the kick-off of IFA 2014, and we are searching for Microsoft to reveal the follow-up to the Lumia 1020.

Several hints on the invitation lead us to think this is the gadget the Softies intend on revealing. For one, it checks out ‘prepared for even more’ in prominent text, indicating a follow up is on the means.

The ‘o’ in ‘more’ likewise bears resemblance to the Lumia 1020’s rear electronic camera, a 41MP leviathan that one praise in our evaluation.

The Lumia 1020 follow-up might be one in the very same with the reported ‘Superman’ phone, a selfie-centric device that packs a 5MP front-facing cam. The invitation does coax guests to ‘join us for even more face time,’ which can be a reference to front camera-enabled video chatting features.

Bring it on

A brand-new flagship phone comes at a remarkable time for Microsoft. Now under the helm of just its 3rd CEO and with Nokia living under its corporate umbrella, the Redmond firm might stand to wow customers with a standout device that boasts more than just an effective snapper. This is specifically vital as the iPhone 6 launch looms big and Samsung continues to fill the Android market with phones.

In fact, Sammy has its own event arranged for September 3 where it’ll certainly almost certainly unveil the Galaxy Note 4.

You can depend on TechRadar to be on hand at the September 4 event to see whatever Microsoft has actually prepared. Let’s understand – are you all in with a Lumia 1020 2 or do you wish to see Microsoft flaunt something else?