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Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

20 September, 2012 | comments (35)

The new Constellation Neon series is pretty much what we're used to seeing from Vertu phones lately. Based on the Nokia Belle OS, the smartphone uses the well-known Nokia C7 as its base, much like all previous Constellation phones. Another...

Tags: Vertu, Touch UI


Vertu and Smile Train announce the Constellation Smile

Vertu and Smile Train announce the Constellation Smile

13 June, 2012 | comments (24)

Until now, every Vertu phone was about you. You, owning one of the most expensive and luxurious phone in the market. But this is where the Vertu Constellation Smile differs. Because it's not just about you any more but also about a child whose life...


Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

Vertu announces the new Constellation Candy phones

22 May, 2012 | comments (53)

As things go with Vertu, when they announce a new collection of phones, it usually means they are only releasing a new trim or, as is the case this time around, new colors. Today Vertu is introducing some fresh new colors to liven up the...

Tags: Vertu


Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

Nokia now shipping Symbian^3 devices with Belle out the box

27 January, 2012 | comments (229)

Nokia have now confirmed via their official Twitter feed that major updates have already begun rolling out to a number of devices currently running Symbian Anna, bumping them up to Symbian Belle, news that a lot of Nokia fans will no doubt welcome...


Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

Nokia Belle update to start rolling out from next week [UPDATED]

18 January, 2012 | comments (185)

Nokia has confirmed through a post on its Twitter account that the Belle update will start rolling out to older devices starting next week. @farkasondro Hi Ondrej, Nokia Belle will be on the way from next week. You can see more details of the...


Symbian Belle unofficially out for the Nokia C7

Symbian Belle unofficially out for the Nokia C7

25 November, 2011 | comments (177)

Nokia has promised to update its older models (currently running Symbian Anna) to Belle. But if you have a Nokia C7 and are envious of the Belle-running Nokia 701, you can update your phone right now, unofficially, of course. A leaked image...


Vertu launch first touch device - the new Constellation

Vertu launch first touch device - the new Constellation

19 October, 2011 | comments (25)

Vertu have just launched the Constellation and Constellation Precious - two very high-class, luxurious top of the line executive devices, which just happen to be Vertu's first go at touchscreen. There's no word on pricing or actual availability just...


Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

24 August, 2011 | comments (124)

Nokia has just introduced three new Symbian smartphones - Nokia 600, 700 and 701. All three of them have single-tap NFC pairing and sharing capabilities and run on the latest Symbian Belle. Nokia 600 The Nokia 600 is the cheapest of the trio...


Nokia to launch four new 1GHz Symbian smartphones?

Nokia to launch four new 1GHz Symbian smartphones?

28 June, 2011 | comments (149)

Yesterday, we saw the Nokia N5 making a brief appearance on camera, running an updated version of Symbian Anna, otherwise known as Symbian Belle. We also found out that it will be followed by the N6 as well as the N7. Today we came across...


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 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...


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 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...


T-Mobile G2x by LG and Nokia Astound go official

T-Mobile G2x by LG and Nokia Astound go official

22 March, 2011 | comments (14)

Yesterday's news of AT&T placing a bid on Deutsche Telekom's magenta-loving carrier may have made some of you suspect that T-Mobile USA would slow down its game a bit. This is obviously not the case as today the carrier announced the dual-core...

Tags: LG, Nokia, CTIA 2010


Nokia will unveil a new Symbian^3 device at CTIA

Nokia will unveil a new Symbian^3 device at CTIA

16 March, 2011 | comments (185)

Nokia has sent invitations about a special event just a day before the CTIA Wireless starts. The Finnish manufacturer is going to present a new smartphone addition to the Symbian army that will hopefully sell millions. Good luck with that! As you...


First Nokia prototype running Windows Phone 7 revealed

First Nokia prototype running Windows Phone 7 revealed

11 February, 2011 | comments (391)

It has been just a day after Nokia announced its extensive collaboration with Microsoft and already a Nokia concept with Windows Phone 7 was revealed. Even though it's just a prototype, the first lovechild of the two companies looks quite...


The first update to Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 is booooring

The first update to Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 is booooring

04 February, 2011 | comments (282)

Nokia has just released the first Symbian^3 update for N8, C6-01 and C7. The new 1.1 version brings tweaks over the messaging department plus office editing for the N8, but no new features or overall improvements. We still remember Nokia...


HTC Desire Z and Nokia C7 now available at Vodafone UK

HTC Desire Z and Nokia C7 now available at Vodafone UK

28 November, 2010 | comments (15)

The highly popular QWERTY-fied HTC Desire Z and the 8MP fixed-focus Nokia C7 cameraphone have just arrived at the Vodafone stores across the UK. Both can be had for free, of course, only after signing a contract with the carrier. The HTC...


Damian Dinning stands up for Nokia’s Full Focus cameraphones

Damian Dinning stands up for Nokia’s Full Focus cameraphones

23 November, 2010 | comments (139)

We stumbled upon an interesting post on the Nokia Conversations blog, concerning the company’s new Full focus technology. In a fiery speech, Damian Dinning (Nokia’s camera division guru) defends Full Focus cameraphones and has made it clear why...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Symbian^3 family grows as Nokia C6-01 starts shipping

Symbian^3 family grows as Nokia C6-01 starts shipping

4 November, 2010 | comments (153)

Today Nokia announced that another of the devices unveiled at this year’s Nokia world started shipping. Nokia C6-01 is the most affordable Symbian^3 handset to date and also the most compact one. The most interesting part of the Nokia C6-01...