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Damian Dinning leaves Nokia (Update: Joins Jaguar Land Rover)

Damian Dinning leaves Nokia (Update: Joins Jaguar Land Rover)

23 November, 2012 | comments (215)

As if the poor market performance as of late wasn't enough, Nokia just took another hit. Damian Dinning has decided to leave the company effective November 30. Dinning started working at Nokia in April 2004 and took the role as the company's...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia Belle FP2 update is now fixed, reseeded to users

Nokia Belle FP2 update is now fixed, reseeded to users

10 October, 2012 | comments (328)

Finally, the issues have been ironed out and Nokia has restarted the rollout of the Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 firmware update. The update is headed for Nokia OS devices including the Nokia 808 PureView, 701, 700 and 603. The PureView will...


Nokia 808 PureView gets Belle FP2, imaging updates in tow

Nokia 808 PureView gets Belle FP2, imaging updates in tow

02 October, 2012 | comments (98)

Starting today, Nokia is rolling out the Belle FP2 update its last generation of Nokia OS phones. The Nokia 808 PureView is getting a good deal of exclusive imaging and gallery features, while the 701, 700 and 603 are getting the same update sans...


Apple releases camera sample images from the new iPhone 5

Apple releases camera sample images from the new iPhone 5

13 September, 2012 | comments (155)

One of the key features that Apple chose to talk about during the iPhone 5 keynote yesterday was the camera. The camera on the iPhone 4S was already impressive and if Apple is to be believed, the one on the iPhone 5 is even better. Now on...


Nokia fakes Lumia 920 PureView video, issues an apology for it

Nokia fakes Lumia 920 PureView video, issues an apology for it

06 September, 2012 | comments (187)

Yesterday, Nokia announced the Lumia 920 with a PureView camera, except here, PureView did not mean the pixel oversampling that we saw on the 808 PureView but rather the use of optical image stabilization to achieve steadier low light photos and...


Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com

Nokia 808 Pureview now available on Amazon.com

09 July, 2012 | comments (52)

Few weeks ago we reported that Nokia plans to sell the 808 PureView in the US through Amazon.com. Now the phone is in stock on Amazon and is being sold for $699 without a contract and unlocked. As is the case with unlocked GSM phones in the...


Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 leaked video shows new features

Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 leaked video shows new features

01 July, 2012 | comments (200)

A video of a pre-release Feature Pack 2 for Symbian Belle has leaked. Currently available on Nokia's RDA (Remote Device Access), which only Nokia registered developers have access to, allows for Symbian Belle FP2 to be tried out in an...


UK carriers won't offer a subsidized Nokia 808 PureView

UK carriers won't offer a subsidized Nokia 808 PureView

28 June, 2012 | comments (120)

If you are a UK resident, hoping to get the 41MP of camera goodness that is the Nokia 808 PureView at a nicely subsidized price, we have some bad news for you. None of the British carriers will be offering the Symbian smartphone, so getting it...


Nokia 808 PureView UK pre-orders to ship on June 30

Nokia 808 PureView UK pre-orders to ship on June 30

27 June, 2012 | comments (53)

The Nokia 808 PureView pre-orders at UK retailers' sites are finally starting to list launch dates. Amazon UK will be the among the first stores to get it. Amazon UK has the 808 PureView (black and white) listed for 500 ($780) with a release...


Nokia 808 PureView gets its first firmware update

Nokia 808 PureView gets its first firmware update

23 June, 2012 | comments (98)

It's just been over a week since the Nokia 808 PureView went on sale and Nokia has already given the phones its first firmware upgrade. Although an official change log is not available, but according to All About Symbian, the update brings...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia 808 PureView now available for pre-order in the US

Nokia 808 PureView now available for pre-order in the US

20 June, 2012 | comments (29)

The Nokia 808 PureView has made the next step towards US availability - just a day after it was announced that the cameraphone monster would be sold stateside through Amazon, it's now available for pre-order. As promised, the price is set at $699...


Nokia launching the 808 PureView in the US for $699

Nokia launching the 808 PureView in the US for $699

19 June, 2012 | comments (246)

After initially dropping North America out of the list of countries getting the 808 PureView, then confirming that it will in fact be getting the phone, Nokia has now gone ahead and made the official launch announcement. The 808 PureView will...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia USA teases a June 18 announcement in Facebook

Nokia USA teases a June 18 announcement in Facebook

16 June, 2012 | comments (105)

Nokia USA has posted a series of teaser images on Facebook with June 18, 2012 on them, which naturally caused quite a stir. Initially, it was thought that Nokia's news will be somewhat related to Microsoft's announcement, which is bound to take...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


Nokia launches the 41 megapixel 808 PureView in India

Nokia launches the 41 megapixel 808 PureView in India

13 June, 2012 | comments (369)

Nokia has finally launched the highly anticipated Nokia 808 PureView in India, which as we already know, will be one of the first markets in the world to get the phone. The phone is priced at ₹33,899, which is approximately 484.5 /...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia 808 PureView is now on sale, unboxing pictures are inside

Nokia 808 PureView is now on sale, unboxing pictures are inside

07 June, 2012 | comments (183)

It appears that the 808 PureView has finally started leaving Nokia's factories and making its way to retailers. Even though Nokia hasn't mentioned a word about it, we've received several tips in the last few days that the monster cameraphone has...


Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

25 May, 2012 | comments (143)

A couple of days ago we ran a story that stated the Carla update for Nokia Belle has been cancelled. However, we have now been contacted by Nokia regarding this matter, stating that this is not the case at all. We have been told that what...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia confirms working on multiple PureView phones

Nokia confirms working on multiple PureView phones

24 May, 2012 | comments (257)

Love what Nokia has done with the camera on the 808 PureView? Well, then there is a lot more where that came from. Nokia's Head of Product Marketing, Vesa Jutila confirmed to Engadget that a lot more of such devices are in the pipeline....

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia India online store reveals 808 PureView pricing

Nokia India online store reveals 808 PureView pricing

14 May, 2012 | comments (242)

We recently learned that Nokia will be launching the 808 PureView first in Russia and India. And although Nokia is yet to announce the pricing for the phone, the page source for the Nokia India store has let the cat out of the bag....


Nokia 808 PureView US launch confirmed by Nokia

Nokia 808 PureView US launch confirmed by Nokia

11 May, 2012 | comments (73)

Recently, we heard that Nokia will be launching the Nokia 808 PureView in Mexico. This was after the company publicly announced that it won't be selling Symbian and S40 phones in North America any more and also excluding the continent from the 808...


Nokia confirms PureView 808 is coming in May

Nokia confirms PureView 808 is coming in May

02 May, 2012 | comments (173)

Yesterday there were some speculations the PureView 808 release might be delayed for June or later. Today Nokia is putting an end to all of those rumors the 41MP camera-smartphone PureView 808 is coming in May as it was promised all the way back...