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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


Nokia Q1 results are in, Microsoft deal finally detailed

Nokia Q1 results are in, Microsoft deal finally detailed

21 April, 2011 | comments (38)

Nokia announced their Q1 financial results today and marked an increase in net sales and units shipped year over year. Operating profit however took a hit but the Microsoft/Nokia agreement was signed, making the deal official. First, let’s look...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft, Misc


Spy shots of Nokia C2-06 Touch and Type slider emerge

Spy shots of Nokia C2-06 Touch and Type slider emerge

19 April, 2011 | comments (52)

A new member of the Touch and Type family showed up in several spy shots – the dual-SIM Nokia C2-06. It’s a fairly low-end slider, with a resistive touchscreen and a slide-out phone keypad, 2 SIM cards (2G only). The Nokia C2-06 looks very...


Nokia Indoor Positioning promoted on video, looks cool

Nokia Indoor Positioning promoted on video, looks cool

15 April, 2011 | comments (95)

Back in 2010 at Nokia World in London, the Nokia Research Centre demonstrated a neat concept of navigating indoors. Now, there's a new version of the system and Nokia has put up a video promoting it. The system relies on a positioning beacon,...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Here's the Symbian Anna web browser, finally improved

Here's the Symbian Anna web browser, finally improved

14 April, 2011 | comments (145)

A big part of the Symbian^3 Anna update that Nokia unveiled on Money was the new web browser that reportedly brings improvements in both performance and usability. And the company seems pretty eager to show that it has done a good job with it,...


Nokia W7 and W8 will lead the  Windows Phone 7 march

Nokia W7 and W8 will lead the Windows Phone 7 march

14 April, 2011 | comments (88)

Mobile Review's one-man Nokia rumor mill Eldar Murtazin has pushed out some details regarding the first fruits from the 'Microkia' (Microsoft/Nokia) team up, in the form of two new devices bearing the names W7 and W8. Not only are they not...


Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

12 April, 2011 | comments (223)

Say hello to a new business model from Nokia and a new music-minded one too – the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7 just went official. Also, the much awaited Symbian^3 update has arrived and it’s called Anna. First, let’s talk new models. Both the E6...


Nokia X7 shows up on video sporting Symbian's latest UI

Nokia X7 shows up on video sporting Symbian's latest UI

11 April, 2011 | comments (184)

After a long and dramatic series of rumors, and only two days before Nokia's online event, a promotional video of Nokia X7 for Three UK surfaced in YouTube, and brought a great deal of excitement to us. The relatively short video clip should...


Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

08 April, 2011 | comments (122)

According to the analysts over at Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the second place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market...