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Nokia Lumia 530 goes official with dual-SIM version in tow

Nokia Lumia 530 goes official with dual-SIM version in tow

22 July, 2014 | comments (81)

The Nokia Lumia 530 is official and is even less of an upgrade than we expected. It comes in single-SIM and dual-SIM versions which will come out in August and cost €85 ($115) before taxes and subsidies. The phone has a 4" display with 854 x 480...


Not-yet-official Nokia Lumia 530 shows up in Vietnam

Not-yet-official Nokia Lumia 530 shows up in Vietnam

22 July, 2014 | comments (37)

The yet to be announced Nokia Lumia 530 showed up at Vietnamese web shop Mainguyen. The store previously listed the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos and Galaxy Pocket 2 before they were announced and the specs proved very accurate. If the new Nokia...


AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 635 at $100 with GoPhone plan

AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 635 at $100 with GoPhone plan

16 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The Nokia Lumia 635 is beginning to replace the Lumia 520, the perennial champ of the bang for the bug. The LTE-enabled Lumia 635 will cost just $100 if you get it with a GoPhone pre-paid plan starting July 25. A couple of weeks later on August 8...


Nokia officially starts rolling out Lumia Cyan update

Nokia officially starts rolling out Lumia Cyan update

15 July, 2014 | comments (102)

Earlier this week we reported the Lumia Cyan update being rolled out to Nokia Lumia 625 devices in certain markets. Now, Nokia has decded to make things official and has announced that Lumia Cyan - aka Windows Phone 8.1 - is now being streamed to...


Nokia Lumia 520 has reached over 12 million activations

Nokia Lumia 520 has reached over 12 million activations

14 July, 2014 | comments (40)

The budget-friendly Nokia Lumia 520 has registered over 12 million activations to date. Microsoft announced the impressive milestone during today’s Worldwide Partner Conference keynote in Washington DC. The eight-digit number of activations...


 Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

10 July, 2014 | comments (28)

The upcoming successor of the Lumia 520/525, one of the most popular Windows Phone smartphones ever, has made an appearance on Chinese social media. The images reveal that the device will make use of virtual on-screen keys instead of physical...


WP 8.1 powers  5% of Windows Phone devices

WP 8.1 powers 5% of Windows Phone devices

30 May, 2014 | comments (23)

A report by AdDuplex shows that Windows Phone 8.1 is quickly gaining traction and is now powering slightly over 5% of the overall WP phone base. The study shows the growth is thanks to the newly registered developer accounts and the market launch of...


Nokia Lumia 530 image leaks, confirms 4.3

Nokia Lumia 530 image leaks, confirms 4.3" display

29 May, 2014 | comments (89)

The world's most popular Windows Phone smartphone is about to get a successor. Meet the Lumia 530 and its first public appearance in a photo. The phone was spotted in a Windows Phone buying guide showing the available devices running Windows Phone...


Nokia X available in India today, X+ and XL coming soon

Nokia X available in India today, X+ and XL coming soon

10 March, 2014 | comments (504)

Nokia just announced the availability of its first Android-powered product, the Nokia X, in India. India used to be a stronghold for Nokia but recently cheap Android-powered devices have been growing fast and eating into its share. The...

Tags: Nokia, Android


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


WSJ: Nokia will release its first Android device this month

WSJ: Nokia will release its first Android device this month

10 February, 2014 | comments (143)

According to The Wall Street Journal, Nokia will release its first Android smartphone this month. Known as Nokia Normandy, the low-cost handset will reportedly be showcased during MWC in Barcelona. According to WSJ’s sources, Nokia was hard...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Microsoft offers to buy your old smartphone or tablet for $250

Microsoft offers to buy your old smartphone or tablet for $250

04 February, 2014 | comments (13)

Microsoft is currently running two promotions that might be of interest to people looking to get a new device and get rid of an old one. The first one is a trade-in deal that can net you up to $250 worth of store credit if you trade in an old...


AdDuplex: WP landscape skewed towards the low-end

AdDuplex: WP landscape skewed towards the low-end

30 January, 2014 | comments (47)

Another monthly AdDuplex report is out and it shows that trend in the Windows Phone market of the low end dominating and the high-end barely there continues. The Nokia Lumia 520, which has long been the most popular Windows Phone device, grew even...


More Nokia X (Normandy) spy shots emerge

More Nokia X (Normandy) spy shots emerge

30 January, 2014 | comments (75)

The Nokia X, aka Normandy, is out in the open again – spy shots reveal a device with looks that won't be out of place in the Asha line. That's exactly where the Nokia X is headed allegedly, now that Nokia has sold its smartphone business and the...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

02 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Jolla began its retail journey in its home country Finland and a month later began selling across Europe. Initial sales data from Finnish carrier DNA, which is the only one to offer the Jolla smartphone at this point, shows that the phone is doing...

Tags: Jolla


Nokia Lumia 525 goes on sale for $100 in China

Nokia Lumia 525 goes on sale for $100 in China

30 December, 2013 | comments (32)

The recently announced Lumia 525 (a version of the Lumia 520 with 1GB RAM) has just made it to select markets putting an end to our guessing about its price. The surprise is that it's got an even more cutthroat pricing than the Lumia 520 right out...


30% of all Windows Phones are Lumia 520 or  521

30% of all Windows Phones are Lumia 520 or 521

29 December, 2013 | comments (55)

It's amazing what you can accomplish when you sell a handset with decent specs at an attractive price. As a result of Nokia's aggressive pricing with the Lumia 520 and 521, these little smartphones that could now account for 30% of all Windows Phone...


Amazon drops Nokia Lumia 520 for AT&T GoPhone to $50

Amazon drops Nokia Lumia 520 for AT&T GoPhone to $50

17 December, 2013 | comments (33)

The Nokia Lumia 520 is subject to yet another price cut. This one comes from Amazon, which dropped the entry-level Windows Phone 8 handset for just $50 on AT&T's GoPhone pre-paid plan. That's with free shipping too. This is the same price as the...


Nokia Lumia 525 on sale in Singapore for SG$249

Nokia Lumia 525 on sale in Singapore for SG$249

15 December, 2013 | comments (41)

Nokia's freshly announced, low-end Lumia 525 is now available in Nokia stores across Singapore. The handset is priced at SG$249. The key difference between the Lumia 525 and the 520 is the amount of RAM the devices are rocking - 1GB vs 512MB...


Walmart now sells Nokia Lumia 521 for just $79.95

Walmart now sells Nokia Lumia 521 for just $79.95

09 December, 2013 | comments (25)

Nokia Lumia 520 is the best-selling Windows Phone smartphone out there due to its decent specs and affordable price tag. T-Mobile's Lumia 521 is absolutely identical with the international Lumia 520, save for the T-Mobile branding over its front and...