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Nokia 808 PureView and 701 get a firmware update

Nokia 808 PureView and 701 get a firmware update

12 March, 2013 | comments (58)

If you thought the Symbian platform was already dead, you thought wrong. Nokia has just pushed a "Telephony update" for the Symbian OS on Nokia 701 and 808 PureView. The update is small in size and you can get it over-the-air. According to...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

25 May, 2012 | comments (143)

A couple of days ago we ran a story that stated the Carla update for Nokia Belle has been cancelled. However, we have now been contacted by Nokia regarding this matter, stating that this is not the case at all. We have been told that what...

Tags: Nokia, Belle, Touch UI


Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

Nokia Belle FP1 update rolling out for the 701, 700 and 603

11 April, 2012 | comments (400)

Nokia Asia announced that the Nokia 701, 700 and 603 have started receiving the Belle Feature Pack 1 update, which Nokia promised in March. Nokia's global account is silent on the matter, so we don't know if the rollout is happening in Asia only or...


Nokia Belle FP2 appears in test results

Nokia Belle FP2 appears in test results

26 March, 2012 | comments (74)

Owners of newer Symbian phones got some good news recently when Nokia announced that they'll be getting a Feature Pack 1 update for their smartphones. They might be in for some more good news - results on the HTML5 Test list results for "Nokia Belle...


Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

Nokia 701, 700 and 603 to get Belle FP1, same as 808 PureView

01 March, 2012 | comments (149)

Nokia revealed that the Nokia 808 PureView runs Nokia Belle OS Feature Pack 1, which brings a number of improvements. Also, they have some good news and some bad news for owners of current Belle devices too, depending on what device you have. The...


Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

Nokia Belle update rolling out for Symbian^3 devices

07 February, 2012 | comments (698)

The long-awaited Belle update for older Nokias that launched with Symbian^3 has started rolling out. We received tons of tips (thanks everyone!) and when we plugged in our Nokia N8, Ovi Suite immediately found an update. The update is version...


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...


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...


Belle-powered Nokia 603 goes official with a 1GHz CPU and NFC

Belle-powered Nokia 603 goes official with a 1GHz CPU and NFC

13 October, 2011 | comments (134)

Nokia introduced a new member of its family of Symbian Belle-running smartphones. The Nokia 603 is a youthful looking, compact smartphone with a 3.5" ClearBlack LCD with IPS technology and a 1 GHz CPU. The Nokia 603 screen has nHD resolution (360...


Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

14 September, 2011 | comments (132)

Today Nokia announced through its Twitter account that it has started shipping its 700 and 701 smartphones. Those are the first handsets to run the Belle revision of Symbian and will, the Finns hope, put the start of the fightback. Despite the...


Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

24 August, 2011 | comments (320)

Nokia pulled the cover off Symbian Belle, which will debut with the three new models (600, 700 and 701). It succeeds Anna and brings more improvements to the Symbian OS - to quote the press release, "All in all, Symbian Belle provides Nokia's most...


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...