Cellphone sites are speculating that these rather fascinating images from Nokia could mean an interesting addition to the Finnish company's N-Series. Rocking slightly more detailed drawings than your usual patent-application sketch, the pics show a slider phone with retractable flash. It could mean that Nokia is preparing to welcome a six- or eight-megapixel phone onto the market sometime next year. [Unwired View]
Usually illustrated by the chicken scratches of the engineers and lawyers that filed them, patent applications typically lack decent art. Nokia's monster cameraphone of the future, however, was deemed sufficiently bad-ass to have a proper artistic rendering thrown in.