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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, letís 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 Ė the dual-SIM Nokia C2-06. Itís 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 Ė the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7 just went official. Also, the much awaited Symbian^3 update has arrived and itís called Anna. First, letís 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...


Nokia E7 shipping in the US, available for $649 from Amazon

Nokia E7 shipping in the US, available for $649 from Amazon

06 April, 2011 | comments (50)

The wait is over - if you were waiting for the Nokia E7 to start shipping in the US that is. It's available for a shade under the pre-order price of $679 (SIM unlocked, no contract). Hope you like the gray one though as that's the only color version...


Nokia schedules a Symbian event for 12 April, gets even with HTC

Nokia schedules a Symbian event for 12 April, gets even with HTC

05 April, 2011 | comments (91)

Nokia is holding an event dedicated to Symbian smartphone on 12 April. Inviting the press to go and "discover what's new with Symbian smartphones" the Finnish company will most likely announce a new addition to its smartphone lineup. Or at least...


Nokia is going to launch 40 phones this year

Nokia is going to launch 40 phones this year

04 April, 2011 | comments (241)

Nokia plans on launching 40 new handsets this year, including at least 12 smartphones. The news comes directly from the Vice President and Marketing Director of Nokia India. The VP said we can expect some big announcement after mid-April. The...


Photos of Symbian^3-running Nokia T7-00 leak, some specs too

Photos of Symbian^3-running Nokia T7-00 leak, some specs too

03 April, 2011 | comments (121)

Live photos of the unannounced Nokia T7-00 just surfaced in China. Apparently the Symbian^3 smartphone will be a slightly trimmed-down version of the Nokia N8 flagship, dropping the 12 megapixel shooter, but retaining the sleek aluminium unibody...


Nokia wins patent lawsuit, halts iPhone 4 sales in the US

Nokia wins patent lawsuit, halts iPhone 4 sales in the US

01 April, 2011 | comments (270)

It should be clear by now that this article, outlived in a day, was a mere April's Fools Day joke. We're hoping you saw the funny side of it. Nokia scored a huge point against Apple in their ongoing court battles. The US International Trade...

Tags: Nokia, Apple, Misc


Nokia E6-00 leaks again with a bang, images and videos galore

Nokia E6-00 leaks again with a bang, images and videos galore

30 March, 2011 | comments (92)

The Nokia E6-00 has come out of the shadows yet again in another of its typical monthly leaks. If you remember, it was first hinted in a leaked Nokia XML file, then a month later some photos of the device emerged. And finally, a couple of weeks ago,...


Nokia T7-00 leaks, to come in HSDPA and TD-SCDMA flavors

Nokia T7-00 leaks, to come in HSDPA and TD-SCDMA flavors

29 March, 2011 | comments (75)

It appears that Nokia is about to add a new Symbian^3 smartphone to its range of devices. The Nokia T7-00 is obviously the first representative of a whole new series that should join the existing C, E, N and X handsets. Unfortunately, the leaked...


Nokia finally reveals its plans for the Symbian^3 future

Nokia finally reveals its plans for the Symbian^3 future

28 March, 2011 | comments (166)

The Nokia vice president Purnima Kochikar has jus released an open letter to developers, revealing the company's plans about their Symbian^3 platform. Apparently the Finns are planning to continue releasing new smartphones running on Symbian^3 as...