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Nokia Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside

Nokia Oro announced: Symbian Anna inside and gold outside - read the full textToday 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 appearance of the Nokia Oro, after it leaked a few...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-27 10:09 from mf71 - click to read.. how to open my account

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  • 2011-05-29 05:56
  • vwes

Only ring tone it has is:
John Reuben Make money money, make money money!
And accesories include a disco ball and/or projector that shines through a real diamond for that extra bling bling and sparkle sparkle :-)

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  • 2011-05-27 10:09
  • mf71

The bling-bling from Nokia...I am so sorry for this company but it is going downhill lately..and it seams that the bling-bling was what they were missing not the technology. Samsung must be jubilating right now..

Good bye, Nokia !

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  • 2011-05-26 22:07
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> In reply to Anonymous Droid H8 @ 2011-05-26 19:19 from kJX3 - click to readAgree

This market is very volatile, Android may have the days counted, maybe not.

But one thing is for sure, more players are entering the game, so will e cool to se how Google is going to react at this..

I remember the day Android phones was counted by 1 or 3 by carrier, now all has changed, however, the only two real players in game was Apple OS and Blackberry, Nokia stills on but Symbian was not of taste to everybody.

Apple OS was cool indeed, very revolutionary and attractive to youngsters (gamers) and Multimeda Lovers, Blackberry was the king (and stills) for Business Class Users, Android is for everyone.

WP comes renovated and focused for all, more on the media-business-game market it has a little of all, with a pus, Microsoft knows their own game very well, so if they put this one on, they can be a very competitive OS indeed.

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  • 2011-05-26 19:26
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-26 18:57 from sXDb - click to readAlright, you see I like Nokia but this Symbian OS they have needs to go. It's nowhere near the Japanese Symbian and WP is the way to go for Nokia. 5 more years of Symbian for Nokia is a sure way to bring the company down. It's not doing so good against Android right now so what makes you think it will do better in the next 5 years? Nokia is getting rid of 4000 Symbian developers so I wouldn't keep my hopes up that it will suddenly get better and mature enough to take on Android. WP is the way to go for Nokia.

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  • 2011-05-26 19:19
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-26 10:24 from nEvi - click to readThe "crappy OS" will have updates until at least 2016, say Nokia.

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  • 2011-05-26 18:57
  • sXDb

I was just looking at the base model celly (Nokia C7 which has been out since Oct 2010) this was adapted from, and it's 220 Euros. So, they just "pimped" it and added 600 Euros to price. LOL!

I think I'll get some base models, and press gold leaf and glue diamontes all around the rim, and sell 'em for $1,000! ;)

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  • 2011-05-26 18:27
  • i2Gv

> In reply to eddman @ 2011-05-26 11:11 from j%4b - click to readtrue true...if ur a rich ppl than this ph just another richman toys to play and call with, but u should also see from the not so rich ppl point of view who willing to buy this, they surely wont throw this ph like garbage once fed up using it.
no sir! They will keep it nicely for a decade or so until the ph is on a high demand either as antique or rare piece, this can still be reconsidered as long term investment, dont u agree on that?

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  • 2011-05-26 16:27
  • PUak

Another bling-bling edition from nokia...nice~~

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  • 2011-05-26 16:09
  • PUak

this is just a phone for those who want to look wealthy. if you really wanna show off and you really have money, buy a Vertu. This is just a useless phone for those who would like a Vertu, but cant afford it, but on the other side want to look rich.

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  • 2011-05-26 15:12
  • mAQn

> In reply to Bill @ 2011-05-26 09:23 from i2Gv - click to readOK. Then he was wrong.

Not all rich people are the same. I know that there are tons of rich arrogant people in russia, ex-soviet countries and middle-east that would buy such phones in a blink of eye, just to be able to show off and say: "Look, even my phone is gold. See, I'm freaking rich, so I'm better than you."

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  • 2011-05-26 11:11
  • j%4b

wow... definitely have to get this one... plz release it soon lol...
and mates it doesn't matter if u rich or not... work,earn safe and get it! ;)

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  • 2011-05-26 11:01
  • i2sY

nokia will have a little market with this phone. Consumers are demanding for phones with complete package. Wifi,better camera,faster o.s, battery stamina, and high def. Screen, . I think nokia should focus on its content rather than the looks. For me its better to have a qwerty keybord with capacitve screen coz its more convinient than pure touchscreen.

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  • 2011-05-26 10:57
  • vaPH

Most likely to be seen with the girl next door or in a hip hop video. Trying to dress up a crappy OS lol! Nokia is most popular in emerging markets around the world and they ain't gonna afford this one.

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  • 2011-05-26 10:24
  • nEvi

If Money was not a constraint then Would you buy this Gold plated Nokia ph.?

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  • 2011-05-26 09:51
  • 2Ajg

> In reply to eddman @ 2011-05-26 08:29 from j%4b - click to readeddman, I was talking to someone else that claimed the Oro could be considered an investment.

I happen to know some very wealthy people; they're multi-millionaires, by the way. They don't buy phones to show off their wealth; they buy big homes, luxury cars, yachts, jewelry and designer clothes. All of them rock iPhones and/or top end Androids for cell usage.

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  • 2011-05-26 09:23
  • i2Gv

> In reply to Bill @ 2011-05-26 08:02 from i2Gv - click to readinvestment?! LOL. You are missing the point by 100 miles.
Those rich people who buy such phones don't even care. They want something just to show everyone else that they are wealthy.

1. Again, they don't give a damn. They only care about the flashy looks.
2. Are there any full gold phones?!
3. Doesn't matter to them. It looks good.
4. Really?! Nobody?! Then why everything that is considered to be luxury has leather? Maybach? Rolls Royce?

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  • 2011-05-26 08:29
  • j%4b

huhhh just fame due to 18 k gold plated.otherwise same as to c7-astound or nokia c7 same features same look............not too much gud at al

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  • 2011-05-26 08:26
  • u1v$

How is this phone going to be considered an investment? Does it's market value increase over time?

1. The technology will get superseded within months.
2. The price of gold does tend to increase over time. However, there's so little actual gold on this phone (it's only 18ct plating) that the extraction of it would probably cost more than it's worth.
3. Sapphires are about as common as gravel.
4. Nobody cares about old leather; it's worthless.

Maybe (and that's a big maybe) in 20 years the Oro could be considered an antique or a collector's item, and therefore fetch a high price. However, from where I stand, it's just a vanity item.

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  • 2011-05-26 08:02
  • i2Gv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-05-26 04:19 from k76e - click to readnot even if that fized focus camera has better image quality than the xperia arc?

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  • 2011-05-26 06:45
  • ftVi

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