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Nokia N9 release countdown pulled down from the website

Nokia N9 release countdown pulled down from the website

08 August, 2011 | comments (176)

A few days back Nokia had put up a countdown on the Swedish version of the N9 website, counting down the last 50 days prior to the launch of the new N9. But the countdown has now been pulled down, as noticed by a reader of My Nokia Blog....

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

05 August, 2011 | comments (229)

According to the latest report by the International Data Corporation Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer. Apple shipped 20.3 million iPhones by Q2, 2011, up by 141.1 percent from last year’s 8.4 million and its...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Nokia, RIM, HTC


Nokia N9 raw video footage released

Nokia N9 raw video footage released

02 August, 2011 | comments (100)

We've developed a bit of a soft spot for the Nokia N9 and it keeps giving us little treats that we just can't get enough of. Today's treat is a compilation of stock video footage taken directly from the N9 and edited into a single clip. The...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia and Microsoft holding an event on August 17

Nokia and Microsoft holding an event on August 17

02 August, 2011 | comments (117)

It seems August 17 could be the day we see an official announcement regarding the first Nokia Windows Phone. Microsoft and Nokia are handing out invites to an event being held in Cologne on the said date, which does not go into the specifics of the...


Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

01 August, 2011 | comments (198)

The latest update of Symbian^3, yet to grace us with its presence goes by the name of Symbian Belle. The second update that now adheres to Nokia's new naming structure (following on from Symbian Anna of course). Just as the E6 and the X7 were the...


The Nokia 500 is Nokia's first 1GHz Symbian smartphone

The Nokia 500 is Nokia's first 1GHz Symbian smartphone

01 August, 2011 | comments (468)

The Nokia 500 has just been announced as Nokia latest Symbian Anna smartphone. The new phone is based on the Nokia C5-03 specs-wise but refreshes some of the key features, retaining the reportedly affordable price tag. The Nokia...


Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th

Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th

01 August, 2011 | comments (80)

As you may be aware, the N9 is the swan-song device that represents the end of the Nokia/MeeGo marriage. A fitting end but still a sad one to be sure. The N9 has received plenty of praise during its pre-release life from reviewers and industry...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

29 July, 2011 | comments (185)

Q2 of 2011 is now almost over and the results are in for the smartphone shipments volumes. Just a week ago it became certain that Apple has surpassed Nokia in smartphone shipments for Q2 but now Samsung and HTC have released their numbers. Strategy...


Apple surpasses Nokia in global smartphone shipments

Apple surpasses Nokia in global smartphone shipments

22 July, 2011 | comments (169)

There was a time when Nokia was the king of the smartphone segment thanks to its Symbian platform. In 2007, Apple launched the iPhone and changed the smartphone game altogether. After four years from the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has beaten...

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The Nokia N9 lands at FCC, bares all for the camera

The Nokia N9 lands at FCC, bares all for the camera

22 July, 2011 | comments (44)

You must have seen enough pictures of the N9’s beautiful exterior but now thanks to the FCC you can get a peek inside that unibody shell as well. The Federal Communications Commission skillfully took apart the handset on one of their routine tests...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Disappointing Q2 for Nokia, set to launch first WP7 phone this year

Disappointing Q2 for Nokia, set to launch first WP7 phone this year

21 July, 2011 | comments (176)

Nokia just announced their Q2 financial results - sales volumes decreased and the company posted an operating loss of nearly half a billion euro. On the up side, IP royalty payments went into Nokia's pocket, to the tune of €430 million. Net sales...

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Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

19 July, 2011 | comments (203)

More rumors on the upcoming Nokia Windos Phone 7 smartphone just came in. The latest bit of online gossip has it that despite the long wait the Nokia W9 might not be as innovative as you would have hoped. When Stephen Elop went on stage in...


WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

19 July, 2011 | comments (125)

We just got another glimpse of the upcoming first Nokia Windows Phone 7 smartphone. A brief video of the Nokia W9 Sea Ray surfaced, showing its Mango OS in action. The styling similarity to the MeeGo-running N9 is confirmed once again, but the...


1GHz S40 Nokia C3-01.5 pictures surface, is the first of many

1GHz S40 Nokia C3-01.5 pictures surface, is the first of many

18 July, 2011 | comments (332)

Today we got lucky! A new unannounced S40 Nokia handset with a 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM broke loose and we got a few shots to show you. The Nokia C3-01.5 is the first S40 phone based on the new hardware platform, but it looks exactly as its...


More photos of Nokia 700 (Zeta) emerge, this time in white

More photos of Nokia 700 (Zeta) emerge, this time in white

05 July, 2011 | comments (146)

Remember Nokia 700 (Zeta) which we exclusively showed you a week ago? Even more pictures of (allegedly) one of the first four 1GHz Symbian phones emerged today. This time however, the yet unannounced Finnish creation is dressed in the highly...


Nokia says sayonara to Japan, one last time

Nokia says sayonara to Japan, one last time

02 July, 2011 | comments (172)

Nokia has finally decided to pull out of the Japanese market entirely once and for all. Although Nokia stopped supplying handsets to Japanese carriers in 2008, Nokia’s luxury brand of handsets – Vertu – still had some presence in Japan....

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Nokia N9 to miss on some major markets

Nokia N9 to miss on some major markets

30 June, 2011 | comments (239)

The Nokia N9 certainly made a great first impression and a lot of people are eager to get their hands on it. That's why Nokia put up a webpage, that should help you find out when the device becomes available in your area. Interestingly though, the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia releases lots of N9 camera samples, look good

Nokia releases lots of N9 camera samples, look good

29 June, 2011 | comments (88)

We bet many of you are curious what the MeeGo-based Nokia N9 camera is capable of. Well, you can stop searching for leaked camera samples right now, Nokia has just released untouched official ones. Two days ago when Damian Dinning discussed the...

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Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

29 June, 2011 | comments (169)

Nowadays taking care of its latest smartphones is mandatory for every manufacturer with any kind of long term ambitions. However releasing an update for three-year old smartphones, ranging from entry level phones to former high-enders, and...


Nokia quietly unveils the Symbian-running C5 5MP

Nokia quietly unveils the Symbian-running C5 5MP

28 June, 2011 | comments (104)

Recently Nokia quietly added the specs of C5-00 5MP to its multiple websites. The candybar Symbian smartphone is virtually identical to its C5-00 sibling, but for the doubled RAM and boosted camera. The name of the Nokia C5 5MP says it all. It's...