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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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Nokia is the most reliable phone maker when it comes to support.

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  • 2012-05-25 17:42
  • HA7p

and what about Symbian Donna update?! Which was supposed to bring 720p screens and multi-core CPU to Symbian?

Do you guys have any info on that?

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  • 2012-05-25 17:41
  • p@r9

Many ppl see the mobiles by their OS. . . But whatever the os is . . I just love and trust nokia. . I dont care which os they are using . . I trust their customer service. . The quality, the innovation, . . . Etc. Nokia still rockzzzz. . . . But it S very slow in development. . .

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  • 2012-05-25 17:37
  • rJ{1

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-05-25 16:50 from GjjS - click to readNot really. A phone needs to do what you need it to do. That's why people still use dumb phones. Plus you are forgetting that not everybody can afford powerhouses like HTC One X or Galaxy S3. Personally I will be a nokia user until android finally manages to come up with a phone that has a decent camera, they will never get close to pureview though(spare me the buy a DSLR if you want a good camera, I cant carry a DSLR everywhere).

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  • 2012-05-25 17:35
  • Lxj8

Wat d hell you guys speaking out. . . . The above news says dat feature pack 1 will be out for belle devices in few days. . . . Then wats d update we Got recently for the three godammnn devices. . I think gsmarena s three months behind the clock. . . . . . . Whatever, i'm fed up wid d strategy of nokia. . . I think it cannot produce a dual core device even for 20 years from now. . . . . Gsmarena pls be clear. . . . Dont Confuse us. .

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  • 2012-05-25 17:34
  • rJ{1

> In reply to muhsen @ 2012-05-25 16:50 from fq14 - click to readwhat about N900 support?

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  • 2012-05-25 17:22
  • utN}

Cool, but that's nothing new.. My girlfriends 701 is running Belle FP1 since almost two months!!

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  • 2012-05-25 17:15
  • 0}$Y

Sorry, am I confused or am I the only one not confused??? This Italian guy said other day that Carla wont come as we thought it would, he went on to say Belle FP1 is nothing but Carla. This news says Carla is not cancelled it is Belle FP1. So my understanding is FP1 is Carla, and there is no further real update similar to Anna to Belle expected.

I updated my N-701 to FP1 last month so that means no further updates coming soon.

Other issue, someone please explain MS-Office 2.0 (with Word, Excel, PPT) was made available for Belle but removed for Belle FP1. So what is the status on that front?

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  • 2012-05-25 17:12
  • 98HQ

symbian never dead for me!love symbian!

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  • 2012-05-25 17:04
  • t}EG

real OS are supported for long time and even no longer supported , they might indeed run , secommenst below.
I still use a nokia 6030 to call and sms and im still a happy nokia user.

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  • 2012-05-25 16:59
  • M%ju

DD: Feature Pack 1 has already been rolled out to 2nd gen Symbian phones. my friend has it on his Nokia 701. so what update is coming?

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  • 2012-05-25 16:57
  • Kg{x

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-05-25 16:31 from GjjS - click to readwell the support for symbian has not been stopped yet.and we all know that nokia is the king of support,every body who owns or has owned a nokia knows that!.just asks n9 users who r still geting updates and more to come for them and the 3 year old e72 just got an update as well!

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  • 2012-05-25 16:50
  • fq14

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-25 16:44 from 3xJ2 - click to readWhy wouldn't you move on?

We all love tech, and personally I'm on Android at the moment, I like it, but it's just an OS and they're all much of a muchness, but I'd like to think that whatever I'm using is at least current, will be upgraded and will feature more and more new and innovative features...

It's a shame people feel the need to cling on to dated technology, don't get me wrong, I love emulators and re-living glory days with C64 and Amiga and everything, but a phone is with you every day, it needs to be bang up-to-date, otherwise you're left behind...

And for what?

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  • 2012-05-25 16:50
  • GjjS

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-05-25 16:31 from GjjS - click to readLet's agree to disagree, for me Symbian is and will be alive for many years, i don't need other platforms, actually i prefer S40 which is simple and some people will call it "dumb", but it gives me everything i need, now Belle is a good os IMO and it'll keep working for many people for many years, obselet or not, it doesn't matter, we will use it.

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  • 2012-05-25 16:44
  • 3xJ2

There is need for stories to be confirmed from the right source(just it is usually done when the affected party disagree with such)before its posted for information and readers to digest.The story on Carla update cancellation ,to say the least would have a lot of damages to all stakeholders,NOKIA inclusive.Retracting messages after being published only gives impression that that there may be anti-nokia war going on.Please check your facts well before it is posted .Thanks

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  • 2012-05-25 16:43
  • 3xeN

it doesnt make sense ..we already have Belle FP1 update on Nokia 701/700/603

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  • 2012-05-25 16:37
  • fv@D

Ok, if FP1 is really Carla, does that mean FP2 is really Donna? And if that is the case, will FP2 be available for any current Symbian devices? Most rumors indicate Donna would only run on a dual core processor. If this is true, it would appear FP1 is the last significant OS update current Symbian devices are getting...

I own a Nokia 701 running FP1. Please note that FP1 DOES NOT give you Microsoft Apps. That was a separate update. Furthermore, if you did the FP1 update before the Microsoft Apps update, you lose the ability to get the Microsoft Apps update. Don't ask me why, you just do. If you want the Microsoft stuff, be sure to process that update before going to FP1.

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  • 2012-05-25 16:31
  • 43a@

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-25 16:29 from 3xJ2 - click to readI'd say a platform is dead, whatever it is, on whatever technology, when whoever creates it stops supporting it. It certainly becomes obsolete...

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  • 2012-05-25 16:31
  • GjjS

Woww, no one said he is "first"...

Glad to see Nokia is alive and kicking ;)

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  • 2012-05-25 16:31
  • 0%Pg

> In reply to Fongy @ 2012-05-25 16:25 from GjjS - click to readSome people still use old computers with unsupported OS, i know many still using Apple Newton and even write new software for it, a platform is not dead if there is one person still using it.

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  • 2012-05-25 16:29
  • 3xJ2

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