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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 (412)

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 (31)

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 (54)

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 (32)

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...


Affordable dual-SIM Nokia RM-977 with 4.5

Affordable dual-SIM Nokia RM-977 with 4.5" screen now testing

09 December, 2013 | comments (28)

Zauba – an organization handling the import of tech into India – has listed 43 units of the Nokia RM-977 as being brought in from Finland for "intercompany use for testing and evaluation purposes only". The details on the device are scarce, but...


Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale for $50 off-contract

Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale for $50 off-contract

28 November, 2013 | comments (41)

Just a day after the Nokia Lumia 525 became official, its predecessor the Lumia 520 gets an impressive price cut. AT&T and the official Windows Store will be selling the phone for $50 starting today. The price is for an off-contract device....


AdDuplex: Nokia controls 90% of Windows Phone market

AdDuplex: Nokia controls 90% of Windows Phone market

27 November, 2013 | comments (119)

Nokia – or rather Microsoft – now owns 90% of the Windows Phone market. The numbers are from the latest AdDuplex report and reveal other interesting facts of the WP landscape. That the Nokia Lumia 520 accounts for over a quarter of all...


Nokia Lumia 525 is a 1GB RAM WP8 smartphone on the cheap

Nokia Lumia 525 is a 1GB RAM WP8 smartphone on the cheap

27 November, 2013 | comments (111)

The Nokia Lumia 520 is by far the best-selling WP8 smartphone, helping the platform to some remarkable growth over the past few months. This means it's only natural for Nokia to bring up a successor sooner rather than later. That would be the Lumia...


Windows Phone outsells iOS in Latin America

Windows Phone outsells iOS in Latin America

23 November, 2013 | comments (255)

According to IDC's Mobile Tracker report for Q3 2013, Windows Phone shipments in Latin America have surpassed those of the Apple iPhone family. Microsoft continues its great performance in the region, and this is the first case where its platform...


Nokia Lumia 525 press image makes the rounds on Facebook

Nokia Lumia 525 press image makes the rounds on Facebook

05 November, 2013 | comments (121)

After getting spotted in China’s mobile certification agency, the upcoming Nokia Lumia 525 made another appearance. This time around, a press image of the handset made the rounds on Facebook. The press image reveals that Nokia Lumia 525 will...


Nokia Lumia 525 gets certified in China, new images appear

Nokia Lumia 525 gets certified in China, new images appear

05 November, 2013 | comments (41)

The Nokia Lumia 525 has bouncing around in rumorland by its codename "Glee" for quite a while now. The upcoming device will be the replacement for the hugely successful Lumia 520, and naturally, the smartphone is set to compete strongly in the...


Huawei Ascend W2 is a budget  WP8 handset

Huawei Ascend W2 is a budget  WP8 handset

01 November, 2013 | comments (32)

In case you forgot Huawei is a Windows Phone partner. And the Chinese brought the first non-Nokia WP8 launch in a while, the Huawei Ascend W2 (the successor of the Ascend W1). The phone goes after the Nokia Lumia 520 by targeting "value-savvy"...