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Nokia ORO visits the FCC, on its way to a US release

Nokia ORO visits the FCC, on its way to a US release

28 May, 2011 | comments (34)

It's been a busy week for Nokia's latest creation - the ORO. First, the fancy dressed smartphone got officially announced, then it appeared in an interview as Nokia CEO's phone of choice. It also paid a visit to FCC to get tested and approved for...


Nokia starts iDoalotmore campaign in India, seriously?

Nokia starts iDoalotmore campaign in India, seriously?

27 May, 2011 | comments (161)

Nokia started a new campaign to promote its latest Symbian gadgets in India called iDoalotmore. It starts just a day after Apple launched the iPhone 4 there and is available on Nokia's official pages and billboards across the country. The...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Nokia to continue support for Symbian at least till 2016

Nokia to continue support for Symbian at least till 2016

27 May, 2011 | comments (123)

Ever since Nokia announced that they will be shifting from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 as their primary smartphone platform, there has been unrest among the Symbian community regarding the future of their favorite platform. So in order to put these...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Nokia T7-00 passes FCC tests, what was it doing there?

Nokia T7-00 passes FCC tests, what was it doing there?

27 May, 2011 | comments (35)

The FCC has tested and approved a Nokia device that is a spitting image of the T7-00. What’s this trimmed-down N8 doing at the FCC? We don’t quite know but the documents mention the 1700MHz WCDMA band, a.k.a. AWS. The Nokia T7-00 first surfaced...


Dual-SIM Nokia X1-01 and C2-00 go on sale, are pretty cheap

Dual-SIM Nokia X1-01 and C2-00 go on sale, are pretty cheap

25 May, 2011 | comments (111)

Yesterday, Nokia announced the availability of its first two handsets to feature two SIM card slots. The Nokia C2-00, which has been in development for over a year now and the Nokia X1-01, which was unveiled just the other day, are already on their...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Nokia Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside

Nokia Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside

25 May, 2011 | comments (79)

Today Nokia unveiled their new premium handset dubbed the Nokia Oro. The Symbian smartphone will offer a selection of exquisite materials for its exterior, including 18-carat gold plating, sapphire crystal and leather. That's the second public...


Nokia to use 7.1 Mango for its first WP smartphones as launch nears

Nokia to use 7.1 Mango for its first WP smartphones as launch nears

25 May, 2011 | comments (79)

Nokia has confirmed that it will be using the just announced 7.1 Mango release of the Windows Phone OS for its first smartphones to carry the platform. What’s more Microsoft confirmed that there are already Nokia Windows Phone smartphones in their...


Nokia's WP7 phones to use U8500 dual-core 1.2GHz chipsets?

Nokia's WP7 phones to use U8500 dual-core 1.2GHz chipsets?

20 May, 2011 | comments (314)

The CEO of ST-Ericsson got chatty in front of Forbes and said that Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 devices will be powered by the U8500 dual-core CPU and its successors will go on to power Windows Phone 8 phones too. So far, Windows Phone 7 devices have...


Nokia N9 video ad leaks, teases with 12MP camera

Nokia N9 video ad leaks, teases with 12MP camera

17 May, 2011 | comments (258)

A leaked teaser video that we just found shows a bunch of interesting details about the unreleased, unannounced Nokia N9 smartphone. Unfortunately, the fast-paced teaser leaves more questions than answers. Nokia N9 as leaked before • promo...


FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

17 May, 2011 | comments (28)

Sometimes the FCC tears a phone apart and we look on with ghoulish delight. The victim this time was the Nokia X7, which sports AT&T compliant bands even though we last heard that AT&T has lost interest in the handset. There were even leaked...


Nokia drops the Ovi branding, replaces it with... Nokia

Nokia drops the Ovi branding, replaces it with... Nokia

16 May, 2011 | comments (92)

Nokia’s reorganization process has been going at full speed for a while now and there are no signs of slowing down. Today the company announced it will rename all the Ovi services to Nokia services. This move aims to unite and strengthen the Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

14 May, 2011 | comments (187)

When announced a month ago, the Nokia duo E6 and X7 caused a good deal of excitement. Packing the latest Symbian update, called Anna, the two smartphones proved that the OS is not yet ready to head into oblivion. Now, the two handsets are...


Nokia N9 spotted at FCC, has five 3G/HSPA bands, still not official

Nokia N9 spotted at FCC, has five 3G/HSPA bands, still not official

12 May, 2011 | comments (82)

The long-awaited Nokia N9 has passed FCC checking and that gives us a glimpse at a schematic of the device and also info on the wireless connectivity of the device. The last we’ve heard of Nokia’s MeeGo efforts, they said that there will be a device...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


LG Optimus 3D gets a 3D augmented reality browser

LG Optimus 3D gets a 3D augmented reality browser

10 May, 2011 | comments (23)

Today LG announced that their Optimus 3D Android smartphone will come with an exclusive augmented reality browser. The Korean company has collaborated with Wikitude to create an app that allows reportedly unprecedented interaction and engagement...


New Symbian^3 homescreen leaked by Nokia Germany

New Symbian^3 homescreen leaked by Nokia Germany

10 May, 2011 | comments (198)

Some images posted on the Nokia Germany website just lifted the curtain on one of the features to come in the next Symbian^3 update. What we are seeing is the free-form widgets that were initially rumored to come with the PR 2.0 Anna update, but...


Nokia ORO is a C7 with fancy clothes, coming soon

Nokia ORO is a C7 with fancy clothes, coming soon

04 May, 2011 | comments (60)

For those of you who are already tired of their Vertus, we have some good news. Nokia ORO is coming soon and it is not your plain feature phone made from nice materials. Instead, it is the Symbian running Nokia C7 gone through a gold and leather...


Nokia N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

Nokia N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

02 May, 2011 | comments (122)

Nokia N8 is already available in five completely different colors - orange, blue, green, silver white and dark grey. It seems the variety wasn't enough so today Nokia launches a pink N8. Is that Symbian Anna running inside? Just when you thought...


 IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

29 April, 2011 | comments (25)

According to the analysts from IDC, the global mobile phone market grew by almost 20% compared to Q1 of last year. This is mostly due to the skyrocketing in smartphone sales, especially in emerging markets all over the world. The 20 percent...


Nokia moves 3000 Symbian devs, to lay off 4000 other employees

Nokia moves 3000 Symbian devs, to lay off 4000 other employees

27 April, 2011 | comments (137)

Today Nokia announced it's moving 3000 Symbian developers to Accenture group and dismisses 4000 other employees, but promises them a solid social responsibility program to help them through. Nokia plans a big reorganization and moving 3000...


Fixed focus cameras are cool, Part 2: Nokia X7 camera samples

Fixed focus cameras are cool, Part 2: Nokia X7 camera samples

22 April, 2011 | comments (58)

As you may know Nokia wants to prove the users its "full-focus" (a.k.a. fixed-focus) camera sensors are excellent performers too. Today we get to see the second batch of Nokia camera samples, this time taken with the still unreleased X7. The...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian^3