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Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

01 March, 2012 | comments (149)

Nokia revealed that the Nokia 808 PureView runs Nokia Belle OS Feature Pack 1, which brings a number of improvements. Also, they have some good news and some bad news for owners of current Belle devices too, depending on what device you have. The...


Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

Nokia 808 PureView wins Best New Device at MWC

01 March, 2012 | comments (278)

The winner for one last category of the Global Mobile Awards - the Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet at Mobile World Congress 2012 award - was left to be announced and looking at the photo of smiling Nokia execs makes it easy to guess which...


Nokia 808 PureView video and camera samples emerge

Nokia 808 PureView video and camera samples emerge

27 February, 2012 | comments (344)

The Nokia 808 PureView's 41MP camera is causing quite a stir at the MWC and we finally get to see its full-sized camera samples. Alongside the four photos are also three full HD 1080p video samples. All of them are really impressive, so let's...


Nokia Lumia 610 pictures and details emerge

Nokia Lumia 610 pictures and details emerge

26 February, 2012 | comments (98)

With only hours left till Nokia's press conference at MWC, we have some fresh details and images of the upcoming announcements. Nokia Lumia 610 pictured below, will be the company's entry level Windows Phone handset. The device is expected to...


Nokia 500 Belle update is now finally rolling out

Nokia 500 Belle update is now finally rolling out

15 February, 2012 | comments (121)

Nokia 500 is running Symbian Anna out of the box, but its performance is quite disappointing. The reason is quite simple - there is no GPU in the Nokia 500 and its CPU is handling the GPU calculations instead. We can't promise you the things will...


Nokia 803 is rumored to have the largest camera sensor to date

Nokia 803 is rumored to have the largest camera sensor to date

08 February, 2012 | comments (243)

A new batch of rumored specs has emerged for Nokia's yet to be announced 803 Symbian smartphone. The device will likely be the last phone running the OS to come from Nokia. Reportedly, the Nokia 803 will feature a 4" AMOLED screen - not the...


Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

07 February, 2012 | comments (698)

The long-awaited Belle update for older Nokias that launched with Symbian^3 has started rolling out. We received tons of tips (thanks everyone!) and when we plugged in our Nokia N8, Ovi Suite immediately found an update. The update is version...


Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

Belle update for S^3 devices coming on February 8?

30 January, 2012 | comments (81)

A while back, Nokia's Twitter account jumped the gun when announcing the release of the Belle update for older Nokia smartphones. Let's hope this time it's for real - Nokia's Vietnamese site announced that Belle is coming on February 8 for the...


Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

27 January, 2012 | comments (229)

Nokia have now confirmed via their official Twitter feed that major updates have already begun rolling out to a number of devices currently running Symbian Anna, bumping them up to Symbian Belle, news that a lot of Nokia fans will no doubt welcome...


Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

18 January, 2012 | comments (186)

Nokia has confirmed through a post on its Twitter account that the Belle update will start rolling out to older devices starting next week. @farkasondro Hi Ondrej, Nokia Belle will be on the way from next week. You can see more details of the...


Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

30 December, 2011 | comments (97)

comScore has just published their new report on the US smartphone market and it turns out that there are no dramatic changes to be witnessed. Android continued to be the fastest growing mobile platform around and even the launch of the iPhone 4S...


Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

22 December, 2011 | comments (51)

We haven't been hearing much about the Nokia application store lately, but this doesn't mean it hasn't been making significant progress. According to the researchers from Distimo, which specialize in app store analysis, the official Nokia app...


Older Symbian-running Nokias to get Belle in February 2012

Older Symbian-running Nokias to get Belle in February 2012

21 December, 2011 | comments (90)

We had a false start but this time it's for real. The Belle update for older Nokias is officially scheduled on the Finnish company's calendar for February 2012. The Nokia Belle... wait, what? It seems that Nokia have given up on the Symbian name and...


New Belle ROM for Nokia N8 leaks, see the changes on video

New Belle ROM for Nokia N8 leaks, see the changes on video

19 December, 2011 | comments (60)

The fan favorite, the Nokia N8, is a bit behind the times with its Symbian Anna OS, but a Belle update is incoming. A second Belle firmware has leaked (the first one came a couple of months ago) and this time it's reportedly running much...

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Symbian Belle arriving on older Symbian devices in early-2012

Symbian Belle arriving on older Symbian devices in early-2012

09 December, 2011 | comments (148)

Owners of the Nokia N8, E7, X7, C6-01, C7, Oro, E6, and 500 will have to wait a bit longer for the Symbian Belle update because as it turns out, you won't be getting it any time this year. According to All About Symbian, Nokia said that...


Symbian Belle unofficially out for the Nokia C7

Symbian Belle unofficially out for the Nokia C7

25 November, 2011 | comments (177)

Nokia has promised to update its older models (currently running Symbian Anna) to Belle. But if you have a Nokia C7 and are envious of the Belle-running Nokia 701, you can update your phone right now, unofficially, of course. A leaked image...


Symbian Carla and Donna to come next, but not for everyone

Symbian Carla and Donna to come next, but not for everyone

17 November, 2011 | comments (184)

At the Developer Day in Mexico, Nokia shed some light on the next two Symbian versions - Carla and Donna plus further information on the Symbian Belle update rollout. Symbian Carla is intended for smartphones with a 1GHz processor or higher and...


Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

15 November, 2011 | comments (90)

The market analysts from Gartner have posted their report on the smartphone market in Q3 and have outlined some pretty interesting trends. The market as a whole grew by 5.6% and Android saw its share more than double and its total shipments nearly...


Nokia kills the Nokia 600, no need to call the CSI team

Nokia kills the Nokia 600, no need to call the CSI team

01 November, 2011 | comments (157)

Remember that there was a third Symbian Belle smartphone that was announced along with the Nokia 700 and 701? If you do, Nokia might have to kill you as the company has obviously pulled the plug on the Nokia 600 and is determined to pretending that...


Nokia 603 starts shipping, packs a 1000 nit screen on the cheap

Nokia 603 starts shipping, packs a 1000 nit screen on the cheap

21 October, 2011 | comments (126)

Nokia just announced that the Belle-running Nokia 603 has started shipping, ahead of Nokia World next week. It's very close specs-wise to the current Belle leader, the 701, including the 1000 nits screen, the NFC and the 1GHz...