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Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

Is the Nokia N8's successor to be the last Symbian device ever?

04 February, 2012 | comments (363)

Say 'bye bye to Symbian' is essentially the message coming from Nokia as it looks to bring about the end of its legacy platform sooner than many expected. Despite talks of Symbian Carla and even Symbian Donna in the works for current and new...


Nokia 801T gets unveiled in China, sports a TV antenna

Nokia 801T gets unveiled in China, sports a TV antenna

26 December, 2011 | comments (61)

Quite frankly, our first thought when we saw the freshly announced Nokia 801T was that we are looking at a skillfully made Chinese clone. The above thought did not go to rest until we saw the device featured in Nokia's official Chinese...


Nokia N803 user guide leaks, could be the N8 successor

Nokia N803 user guide leaks, could be the N8 successor

15 December, 2011 | comments (136)

pocketnow.com has acquired the user guide to a certain Nokia 803 running on Symbian Belle. One look at the outline of the phone in the images makes it clear that this phone will put significant focus on the camera performance, and could just be the...


China-bound Nokia 801T images and specs leak

China-bound Nokia 801T images and specs leak

21 November, 2011 | comments (40)

Some images and specs have popped up of a Nokia device, bound for China with a dual-mode quad-band GSM and TD-SCDMA network - codenamed 801T. In the specs sheet that was uncovered it says it uses the Symbian^3 (which is old news now) and not WP7. It...


Symbian Belle wonít roll out on October 26 after all

Symbian Belle wonít roll out on October 26 after all

11 October, 2011 | comments (81)

It turns out that the previous information on Symbian Belle roll-out is not true. It suggested the Belle update will start seeding to Symbian smartphones around the globe on October 26, the day Nokia World kicks off. Unfortunately, Yvonne, a...


Nokia plans for all future handsets to feature NFC functionality

Nokia plans for all future handsets to feature NFC functionality

29 August, 2011 | comments (34)

Nokia is no stranger to Near-Field Communication, however it is only now that the environmental conditions match up with the devices Nokia plans on releasing. At a recent presentation in Hong Kong, Nokia announced that from now on, NFC...


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...


Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

Symbian Anna update rolls out for the whole Symbian^3 gang

18 August, 2011 | comments (369)

Yesterday Nokia began uploading the Symbian Anna firmware for the N8 and E7 on its servers. Luckily, it didnít stop with those two and the Anna updates for C7 and C6-01 also hit the servers later. Symbian Anna is available now for download via...


Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

17 August, 2011 | comments (32)

Photos of another upcoming high-end Motorola smartphone leaked today. Dubbed Motorola Droid HD the monster of a smartphone is built around a 4.5" LCD and runs of the latest smartphone-tailored edition of Android - 2.3 Gingerbread. The Motorola...


Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

17 August, 2011 | comments (296)

Hey, Nokia fans, the wait is almost over. Nokia has uploaded the Symbian Anna firmware for E7 and N8 on its servers and the updates should start rolling out any moment now. The Symbian community has been waiting for those updates since the...


Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

01 August, 2011 | comments (198)

The latest update of Symbian^3, yet to grace us with its presence goes by the name of Symbian Belle. The second update that now adheres to Nokia's new naming structure (following on from Symbian Anna of course). Just as the E6 and the X7 were the...


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...


Symbian handsets to start shipping with Anna from July

Symbian handsets to start shipping with Anna from July

21 June, 2011 | comments (67)

The Nokia Connection 2011 event is still going on and CEO Stephen Elop just announced on stage that that the existing Symbian ^3 devices will be getting the Symbian Anna update in July. This includes the N8, C7, C6-01 and E7. All the new devices...


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 Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside

Nokia Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside

25 May, 2011 | comments (79)

Today Nokia unveiled their new premium handset dubbed the Nokia Oro. The Symbian smartphone will offer a selection of exquisite materials for its exterior, including 18-carat gold plating, sapphire crystal and leather. That's the second public...


Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

Nokia E6 and X7 go on pre-order in Germany, seem pricey

14 May, 2011 | comments (187)

When announced a month ago, the Nokia duo E6 and X7 caused a good deal of excitement. Packing the latest Symbian update, called Anna, the two smartphones proved that the OS is not yet ready to head into oblivion. Now, the two handsets are...


LG Optimus 3D gets a 3D augmented reality browser

LG Optimus 3D gets a 3D augmented reality browser

10 May, 2011 | comments (23)

Today LG announced that their Optimus 3D Android smartphone will come with an exclusive augmented reality browser. The Korean company has collaborated with Wikitude to create an app that allows reportedly unprecedented interaction and engagement...


New Symbian^3 homescreen leaked by Nokia Germany

New Symbian^3 homescreen leaked by Nokia Germany

10 May, 2011 | comments (198)

Some images posted on the Nokia Germany website just lifted the curtain on one of the features to come in the next Symbian^3 update. What we are seeing is the free-form widgets that were initially rumored to come with the PR 2.0 Anna update, but...


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 N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

Nokia N8 gets dressed in pink, ladies sigh

02 May, 2011 | comments (122)

Nokia N8 is already available in five completely different colors - orange, blue, green, silver white and dark grey. It seems the variety wasn't enough so today Nokia launches a pink N8. Is that Symbian Anna running inside? Just when you thought...