how about nokia releases a public apology for the inter-galactic-level-fail that N97 is ! and along with that apology also a simple froyo build. Is that really too much since people have spend 5-6oo euros when it was realesed. A plain simple vanilla froyo could be made for this head of junk, it sure would turn around a lot of users whole left nokia for android...lots of people still use theyr n97 as paper weights everyday.
Come on Nokia. Do you have the balls ?
I CHALLENGE YOU !
i'm excited for the update... if i knew that there wouldn't be any updates after Symbian Anna maybe i would buy the N9... But now i will wait (to 99%)!
dks, 09 Dec 2011ya right s60v5 device has low proseccer and no GPU but nokia 500 also has no GPU.
Recently no... moreThey only got the Anna style icons not the Symbian Anna OS. Infact it was clarified by Nokia earlier this year that only Symbian^3 OS will get Anna and Belle upgrades. Devices running S60 v5 a.k.a. Symbian^1 did not have enough hardware power to support Symbian^3/Anna/Belle.
Similarly as per un official news, Symbian Carla will not come to N8/C7, etc as its needs atleast 1GZ processor like 700, 701, etc. Symbian Donna will be exclusive to dual core phones.
you guys are funny... be happy that they are bringing out belle at all for older symbian phones. and if they would bring out the update together with the new phones 700 and 701, they wouldn't sell that much newer devices.
Alamgir, 09 Dec 2011Advice to Nokia: try not to make your updates LATE, else we may be addressing LATE NOKIA!!!i waited long for nokia to come up with something better but waiting for the dogs tail to straighten out is just waste of my time so i planned to sell away my useless n8 and get nexus. Bye to "late Nokia"
february is already too long, people have been waiting for Symbian Belle.
faster Symbian Belle update and it would be better
androidwannabe, 09 Dec 2011may god gives me patient before buying new phone
may nokia has good reason for the delayNokia has noo good reasons. There are leaked final versions of the symbian belle which can be flashed into a N8. Have done it myself and the latest is bug free and works like a charm.
NOKIA HAS NO GOOD EXCUSE. If you are planning on buying a Nokia phone, simply don't
I have been a loyal Nokia fan for years. Their design, the tough phones and the battery life has always attracted me. However now they are losing a lot of points. This update postponing thing is pissing off every user(including me and I own an E6).
My next mobile phone WILL NOT be a Nokia anymore
zzdd, 09 Dec 2011It's a whole new mobile phone with the newer software. I have a C7 flashed with leaked Belle f... moreZZDD, I did the same for my C7. I was on the verge of selling it for a Samsung with Android Gingerbread, then flashed and tried Belle. It has changed my phone so much so and so stable and much faster than Anna. Now I've decided to keep my C7 for some more time because it is so reliable and enjoyable, finally joining the big player OS's.
its like what happened with symbian anna... It took mid 2011 until it was released... Its a lot better not give out any date as to when updates will be released instead of giving out false hopes especially to nokia avid consumers...perhaps if tech sites stops featuring lumia 800 and the other WPs that are about to be released, nokia may then think twice on releasing belle sooner...
Skype does not run under Belle.
So I can wait. Skype is more important than some gimmicks.
Advice to Nokia: try not to make your updates LATE, else we may be addressing LATE NOKIA!!!
they are ready months ago, they delaying it to make their crappy selling windows phone devices. sell good
elop stop this bullshit
ya am expecting the same from nokia .....u always breaks ur promises
C7, 09 Dec 2011Can any one mention what new features would this belle update contain?There were many changes, mostly in user interface, u can watch this 701 interface video demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKJeLnXVdmI
Dude, 09 Dec 2011Sorry mate, but s60v5 device wont run Belle, because of it low spec and does not hv GPU. What ... moreya right s60v5 device has low proseccer and no GPU but nokia 500 also has no GPU.
Recently nokia 5800xpressmusic (the oldest symbian nhd screen device) and nokia 5530 has treated anna.
s60v5 device has updated only belle integration user interface and browser.