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WP Nokia 800 Sun official photos surface, N9 meets its long-lost twin

WP Nokia 800 Sun official photos surface, N9 meets its long-lost twin

10 October, 2011 | comments (112)

Just over two weeks before Nokia World kicks off and the Finnish company unveils its first WP smartphones, we got official photos of one of them. Promo materials of Nokia 800, which was previously rumored as Lumia just popped up, confirming that it...


Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

Nokia C5-06 and C5-05 pop up, are cheaper versions of C5-03

07 October, 2011 | comments (86)

A couple of new Nokia phones appeared on Nokia's European website today. Rather than successors to the Nokia N9, the Finnish manufacturer has developed some variations of the C5-03, namely the C5-05 (also known as the C5-04 for the Canadian market...


Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

Symbian Belle roll-out to start on October 26

07 October, 2011 | comments (192)

All Nokia smartphones, which already received the Anna update and the ones running it out of the box, will be soon be updated with Symbian Belle as of October 26th. It will be available through the Ovi Suite and as an OTA update. So, the update...


WP Mango Nokia Sea Ray leaks again, to be called Nokia Sun

WP Mango Nokia Sea Ray leaks again, to be called Nokia Sun

06 October, 2011 | comments (65)

At this point, we all know that there will be Windows Phone 7.5-running Nokia smartphones announced at the end of this month and now we even got to know the name and release time frame for one of them. The news came from a leaked Orange France...


Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

Vertu makes its first touchscreen phone, the Constellation T

04 October, 2011 | comments (49)

Vertu has been around for many years now, thirteen, to be precise, but in all these years they have never released a touchscreen phone into the market. Perhaps they thought of it as a fad that will pass or perhaps they did not like the idea that...

Tags: Vertu, Nokia, Touch UI


Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

Nokia WP7-powered Sea Ray, Sabre and Ace specs leak

03 October, 2011 | comments (133)

With Nokia World just around the corner (October 26-27), rumors about the long sought-after WP7-smartphones of the Finns are starting to intensify. Today we got a particularly juicy bit of online gossip, which claims to reveal the specs of the first...


Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

Alleged Nokia Searay for T-Mobile Germany image leaks

02 October, 2011 | comments (122)

A very legit looking image of the Nokia Searay has just been leaked by The Nokia Blog. The image is allegedly from T-Mobile Germany and has a short description of the phone on the side. If we translate the text to English, we get the...


Nokia Sabre gets leaked out by Microsoft

Nokia Sabre gets leaked out by Microsoft

29 September, 2011 | comments (102)

Microsoft's Canadian division accidentally spilled the beans on a mysterious Nokia phone, bearing the name Sabre. The leak came from a rather unexpected and, dare we say, a bit boring part of the Windows Phone developer competition announcement -...


Samsung Nexus Prime coming October 11th with Android 4.0 ICS

Samsung Nexus Prime coming October 11th with Android 4.0 ICS

29 September, 2011 | comments (83)

Brace yourselves, fellas, for October will be one hell of a month for the mobile industry. The next iPhone will break cover on 4th, HTC will follow up with a phone of their own on the 6th and now we have confirmation that Google's next flagship will...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia to close its Romanian factory by the end of the year

Nokia to close its Romanian factory by the end of the year

29 September, 2011 | comments (119)

Nokia re-organization continues and the next step hits the workforce and operations. Nokia has just announced it will close its factory in Romania by the end of this year and will focus on re-organizing its other factories outside Asia - in Salo,...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia promises continued software support for N9

Nokia promises continued software support for N9

28 September, 2011 | comments (192)

Nokia may have announced that the N9 will be the last of the MeeGo phones from them but just in case you were planning to buy it rest assured you won't be left out in the cold. Nokia's Product Planning Director Janne Heikkinen said on...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

27 September, 2011 | comments (181)

Nokia has just reported that the first Nokia N9 units have started leaving factories in Finland and are heading to shops around the globe. At this point we are just a few days from the actual availability of the first MeeGo-running...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

23 September, 2011 | comments (159)

The holiday season is coming and people are starting to think what they can replace their aging phone with. Analysts at UBS did a survey, which revealed interesting stats about retention rates - that is how many people plan to stick with the same...


Nokia N9 pre-orders through the roof, 64GB batch all reserved

Nokia N9 pre-orders through the roof, 64GB batch all reserved

16 September, 2011 | comments (147)

Nokia's Flagship Store in Helsinki, Finland has started taking pre-orders for the MeeGo-based Nokia N9. Its been just three days, but all available pre-orders for the 64GB N9 version are already reserved. The N9 will be available in 16 and...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Developer unearths evidence of Nokia 900 Windows Phone

Developer unearths evidence of Nokia 900 Windows Phone

16 September, 2011 | comments (13)

Is this the first Nokia Windows Phone handset naming confirmed? Apparently, there was a developer that was using Remote Device Access to mess with a Nokia N9 and when he entered Bluetooth connections he saw "Nokia 900 Windows Phone" in the list of...


Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

14 September, 2011 | comments (132)

Today Nokia announced through its Twitter account that it has started shipping its 700 and 701 smartphones. Those are the first handsets to run the Belle revision of Symbian and will, the Finns hope, put the start of the fightback. Despite the...


Nokia N9 Amazon pre-order promises September 23rd delivery

Nokia N9 Amazon pre-order promises September 23rd delivery

14 September, 2011 | comments (67)

A lot of people are waiting for the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 to hit the shelves, but only those living in Switzerland had an actual date to look forward to until now. Luckily, Amazon comes to the rescue with its Nokia N9 listing, which promises to...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Stephen Elop: First Nokia WP devices to come in Q4 2011

Stephen Elop: First Nokia WP devices to come in Q4 2011

14 September, 2011 | comments (69)

While in China negotiating business with major operators there Stephen Elop has went on record in an interview saying that the first Nokia Windows Phone devices will become available in Q4. He also added that availability will occur in a rollout...

Tags: Nokia, WP7, Touch UI


Nokia's first WP7 device may not be released this year?

Nokia's first WP7 device may not be released this year?

13 September, 2011 | comments (115)

Nokia's first Windows Phone 7 device may be coming in Q1 2012 missing the deadline Nokia's top management was hoping for - the Nokia World show on October 20th. The information supposedly comes from Nokia's Australia branch, which admitted to...

Tags: Nokia, WP7, Touch UI


Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

09 September, 2011 | comments (117)

The premier market intelligence firm IDC released its Q2 2011 mobile phone shipment estimates in Western Europe today, marking a fundamental shift in the market for mobile phones. For the first time, the smartphone shipments outnumbered the feature...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Misc