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Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

14 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. We revisit the usual suspects – Apple shifts gears with new iPhone releases while Nokia flaunts impressive...

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Counterclockwise: iPhone 4, Lumia 1020, Galaxy S4 Active

Counterclockwise: iPhone 4, Lumia 1020, Galaxy S4 Active

07 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week iPhones and Galaxys dominate the the discussion, but we have a surprise appearance by the grandaddies...

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Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

09 May, 2014 | comments (109)

Apple has taken advantage of the just completed Nokia acquisition by Microsoft and has snatched one of the Finnish company's most valuable experts. Ari Partinen, head of the Lumia Photography division, has just announced that he's leaving the...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


Counterclockwise: HTC HD2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Play

Counterclockwise: HTC HD2, Galaxy S4, Xperia Play

15 March, 2014 | comments (22)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. Updates are a big issue this week, but we'll also look back at a true legend and scratch our heads at Sony's...

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Counterclockwise: RIP Symbian, Toshiba amazes, iPhone hits 16GB

Counterclockwise: RIP Symbian, Toshiba amazes, iPhone hits 16GB

09 February, 2014 | comments (41)

The first week of February has traditionally been a very interesting week – a little event known as the Mobile World Congress used to start in the middle of the month back then (not at the end like now) and the rumor mill went in overdrive those few...

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Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 goes on pre-order in the USA for $735

Unlocked Nokia Lumia 1020 goes on pre-order in the USA for $735

15 July, 2013 | comments (93)

Nokia Lumia 1020 was officially unveiled just last week and understandably caused quite a lot of excitement. It's the long awaited 41MP PureView Windows Phone-powered smartphone that had been in the rumorlands since Nokia 808 PureView came...


Camera samples from 41MP Nokia Lumia 1020 (EOS) surface

Camera samples from 41MP Nokia Lumia 1020 (EOS) surface

08 July, 2013 | comments (209)

Joe Belfiore, manager at Microsoft's Windows Phone division, has posted several samples which contain EXIF data identifying the device used as the Nokia Lumia 1020. Lumia 1020 camera samples The Lumia 1020, which leaked numerous times by...


41MP camera officially confirmed for the Nokia EOS

41MP camera officially confirmed for the Nokia EOS

19 June, 2013 | comments (253)

The Nokia EOS rumor fire has been burning for a very long time now, but since recently Nokia itself has started adding fuel to it. The first rumors started soon after the last Symbian Nokia 808 PureView was announced and even though the Lumia 920...


Nokia will stop shipping Symbian phones this summer

Nokia will stop shipping Symbian phones this summer

12 June, 2013 | comments (195)

Nokia will stop shipping Symbian smartphones this summer, thus leaving the revered 808 PureView as its last developed product on the "burning platform." Going forward, the only smartphones manufactured by the Finnish giant will boot Microsoft's...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Latest leak confirms Nokia EOS red color version

Latest leak confirms Nokia EOS red color version

06 June, 2013 | comments (99)

The Nokia EOS is all over the news lately. First with a leaked yellow panel and then a bunch of live photos, which we exclusively brought to you, sporting a much more serious black color. And now to join in the leak vortex comes a red panel of...


Nokia EOS photos leak, uses Lumia 920 polycarbonate body

Nokia EOS photos leak, uses Lumia 920 polycarbonate body

05 June, 2013 | comments (96)

The first live photos of the hotly anticipated Nokia EOS have surfaced. Obtained by WPDang the photos reveal Nokia's first Windows Phone 8 proper cameraphone in detail, although it misses the 41MP camera at the back. As you can see, the body...


Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

17 May, 2013 | comments (175)

Nokia announced three new phones just a few days ago, but unfortunately none of them were the fabled Nokia EOS. WMPowerUser received a tip from someone claiming to have seen the device in person (but didn’t provide any photo evidence). The EOS...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

10 May, 2013 | comments (101)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom entered the rumor mill a few days ago – an S4 mini variant with a 16MP camera. A new rumor suggests that the "Zoom" moniker isn’t random, the phone will have a 10x optical zoom lens. The Samsung Galaxy Camera also had a...


Alleged details on the camera sensor of Sony Honami emerge

Alleged details on the camera sensor of Sony Honami emerge

30 April, 2013 | comments (104)

Hot on the heels of the leak from a couple of days back, more alleged details on the upcoming Sony Honami flagship emerged. This time around, the rumor mill brings information on the camera tech of the upcoming Sony smartphone flagship. Sony...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


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 to bring out a Lumia device with 41-megapixel sensor

Nokia to bring out a Lumia device with 41-megapixel sensor

05 February, 2013 | comments (195)

Nokia's 41-megapixel sensor, which was showcased for the first time at MWC 2012, bought a whole new dimension to the cameraphone game. After its recent success with the 808 PureView, Nokia will be bringing its class-leading 41-megapixel sensor to...

Tags: Nokia


Nokia schedules its MWC press event for February 25

Nokia schedules its MWC press event for February 25

29 January, 2013 | comments (93)

Nokia has just sent out press invites for its MWC 2013 event in Barcelona scheduled for February 25. As usual when they are present at the MWC, the Finns have scheduled their press conference for the first day of the expo, Monday, at...

Tags: Nokia, MWC 2013


Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind

Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind

24 January, 2013 | comments (406)

We all knew this was eventually coming, but it's now official. Symbian on Nokia is dead. Nokia managed to send off the once might platform in style. The 808 PureView will go down in history as the last Symbian device by the Finnish...


Nokia to release a 38MP WP EOS phone this year

Nokia to release a 38MP WP EOS phone this year

23 January, 2013 | comments (204)

The Nokia 808 PureView was the company’s first PureView smartphone and it still holds the throne as the best cameraphone out there, despite the Lumia 920 challenge. It seems that this is about to change though as the company's Windows Phone camp is...


Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (159)

Here at GSMArena we not only try to cover all the latest news and bring you detailed reviews with all sorts of tests, but we also maintain a large database of phones specifications. We pride ourselves on having a huge audience - large enough to...

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