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Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled

Nokia confirms that Carla update for Symbian is not cancelled - read the full textA couple of days ago we ran a story that stated the Carla update for Nokia Belle has been cancelled. However, we have now been contacted by Nokia regarding this matter, stating that this is not the case at all. We have been told that what we know as Carla was just the codename for the...


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if they improved the clockrate, then might as well update the nokia 700 and 701 with either windows phone or android, that way, they can catch up with the competition....

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  • 2012-05-26 12:51
  • vFaC

third class update we dont need, this all are drama no only company say update actually its nothing, we dont need any update just throw away nokia symbian handset its anna, belle all are super slow backdated hanged, i am a user of 701 fp1 its hanged, slow bad thing want sell but no one is giving more 3or 4thousands

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  • 2012-05-26 12:46
  • uteD

> In reply to [deleted post]i so agree with you

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  • 2012-05-26 12:08
  • LBHS

Nokia could actually release an update for the first symbian touch phones that would increase the CPU clock speed from 434mhz to 528mhz or even 600mhz. As of the higher battery life consumption most Symbian users wouldn't mind their phones needed to be charged more often.

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  • 2012-05-26 10:48
  • 0xQi

> In reply to Fe @ 2012-05-25 22:32 from 8UW8 - click to readwow very well said..

I'm sure your CRAPDROID phonES paGe are DEAD,

Thats why your trolling here have to revive your page fandroids!!!


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  • 2012-05-26 10:33
  • mVx@

m happy! got a Nokia 701 last month, happy for it. :)

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  • 2012-05-26 09:30
  • t1$A

I've had Belle FP1(Carla) on my 700 since the beginning of May. What's with this source saying "rolling out shortly"? Even you guys, GSMArena, reported back in April the impending roll out of Belle FP1(Carla)?!

The only thing "new" about this whole new brouhaha is that Nokia is now calling FP1, "Carla". So what really happened is the Carla update that was thought to be major like the Belle update is really nothing more than a few minor corrections. And the same goes for "Donna".

Looks like Nokia reneged on their promise to support Symbian till 2016 and that the 808 is the LAST Symbian phone from Nokia.

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  • 2012-05-26 09:15
  • t7J1

Nokia... Open Symbian Foundation back. That's the best way to save this OS.

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  • 2012-05-26 08:42
  • PS6t

> In reply to asingha94 @ 2012-05-25 17:04 from t}EG - click to readLive at cemetery then

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  • 2012-05-26 07:54
  • Qxpq

Good job. More better I think if Nokia still would like to release new Symbian phone again.

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  • 2012-05-26 07:50
  • txjn

It seems like Mr Elop was hired by sss one to come in and kill Nokia shame on the directors of nokia just set on their fat wag of cash thinking their shares will just rise n rise well thank you for all the years of giving us a fabulous mobile may nokia rest in peace now and HELLOW SAMSUNG.

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  • 2012-05-26 07:36
  • NwmE

> In reply to ricky ...... @ 2012-05-26 04:43 from s8FZ - click to readaround 30 to 35

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  • 2012-05-26 06:43
  • Xup1

It is impossible to kill symbian....
Dont listen to the rumors..
happy by hearing this news

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  • 2012-05-26 06:36
  • vIhp

Symbian will never be abandoned by Nokia !

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  • 2012-05-26 05:29
  • rKHU

> In reply to ricky ...... @ 2012-05-26 04:43 from s8FZ - click to readHi rana, this thread is not about any particular handset bro. It is about software updates on Nokia devices.

By the way the phone displayed with the news feed is Nokia 701 and it will cost you around 14000 - 15000 Indian Rupees. :)

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  • 2012-05-26 04:49
  • fJCp

> In reply to M GE @ 2012-05-25 20:59 from n3B% - click to readyes i too have a friend who got it a month ago . this news is wrong

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  • 2012-05-26 04:45
  • H4qH

hi, this is aman rana . i m fm india i like d nokia cell phone.this model is so much price this cellphone.

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  • 2012-05-26 04:43
  • s8FZ

good day gsmarena!,please tell nokia that give importance to their older devices,(s^1)please give atleast a minor update to us,don't act like you let us down,!this device im using is n97 mini,it sounds old but please nokia,give importance!this device is worth 30,000php when it first came to markets here in the philippines.please im hoping that nokia will forgive this request.-user from philippines.

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  • 2012-05-26 03:52
  • t7Xh

stupid Nokia, where is Belle for Windmobile?????

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  • 2012-05-26 03:32
  • 46HA

I've been using Carla for a month now and apart from a few extra widgets, the changes aren't really noticeable. Overall, performance is slightly better and the HTML5 browser score is higher, but I'd say most of the improvements made by Nokia/Accenture were "under the hood" tweaks to the QT/QML code.

Symbian may be dead, but I think Nokia will still develop it, if only as a research and development platform for future disruptions.

S40 will be phased out over the next few years as well, replaced by Meltemi - a very efficient but powerful Meego Linux brew for low end devices.

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  • 2012-05-26 02:29
  • tA8x

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