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Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind

24 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Symbian is officially dead, 808 PureView is the last of its kind - read the full textWe all knew this was eventually coming, but it's now official. Symbian on Nokia is dead. Nokia managed to send off the once might platform in style. The 808 PureView will go down in history as the last Symbian device by the Finnish manufacturer. Nokia announced the news alongside its great...

 

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still have my e71 in great condition...im thinking the prices for good symbian fones on ebay have just jumped up in price.......

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  • 2013-01-25 13:12
  • 7saa

the best OS ever but they not continue to support.
poor Nokia they choose to compete than to delevelop their own legendary OS.

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  • 2013-01-25 12:55
  • t7rF

my first and last phone from symbian is e51. bye

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  • 2013-01-25 12:50
  • 0xMa

Feels really sad Symbian Era is about to end with another mast piece from nokia..... Nokia Ruled the World with Symbian But its time for nokia to look ahead and create another world class OS.... Wish you very best of luck....

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  • 2013-01-25 12:39
  • XNtq

nokia must polish and bring back maemo os. its the best os. i love my n900.

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  • 2013-01-25 12:38
  • 6P%L

my first phone was symbian os nokia 3230.i will never forget symbian.

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  • 2013-01-25 12:21
  • 2Zcr

How bad!! Even symbian os is dead i like to use my n97 and lower v3 devices than my newly android phone... Even symbian is dead im willing to buy nokia 808 still... I love its specs. Thanks symbian os

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  • 2013-01-25 12:17
  • P@1G

Rest in piece Symbian, you are first OS and you will always have a special place in my life. Good buy Symbian

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  • 2013-01-25 12:04
  • f0$a

> In reply to Pritam Saha Keerthi @ 2013-01-25 10:58 from uNVK - click to readIt's also my favourite Ph OS, I Miss You!

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  • 2013-01-25 11:59
  • bC2A

> In reply to nokia lover @ 2013-01-25 10:54 from u7Y8 - click to readI'm agree with you!

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  • 2013-01-25 11:56
  • bC2A

RIP

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  • 2013-01-25 11:52
  • vbMJ

I cried when I heard this. All my phones (N97, 5230, X6, 5800 XpressMusic) all are now dead. Doesn't matter if it hadn't succes. It had a lot of things. Now, that Android rule the world. Symbian was very rich when it appeared. Today I still use my S60v5 phone. It's more simple. Rest in peace, my Symbian!

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  • 2013-01-25 11:46
  • nyg4

I will use my nokia n8 to the end. Its Belle is normal OS and i dont see motive to change for another.

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  • 2013-01-25 11:44
  • p$5a

Elop dun this with expectation that Symbian users will be forced to go for Winmo-lumia disgusting name and OS, so guys don't go for winmo...nokia will be forced to self to make changes after bank-root!
Don't go for lumia please!

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  • 2013-01-25 11:40
  • mD67

RIP Symbian. I still have my NGage, my first phone. Love it, million times more than my S2.. will keep it for ever. I still switch it on once in a while and it works :-)

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  • 2013-01-25 11:38
  • pBkj

If there was a symbian running on 1ghz dual cores, 1gb ram, and a good gpu. Atleast. Can compete in mid range.

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  • 2013-01-25 11:32
  • P@1G

But Nokia is not dead yet ... Come on survive

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  • 2013-01-25 11:28
  • fvyJ

RIP

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  • 2013-01-25 11:27
  • Mf5j

Such a shame. Best mobile OS. Had Nokia 7650, 6600,6630, N73, N82, N8 and now proud owner of 808 PV. I also have Lumia 800 and can tell you, first hand, it can only wish it is as half as good as symbian. Only advantage is it's fulidity. And that's all.

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  • 2013-01-25 11:21
  • JARu

You ll be remembered forever... had you change, you would have been with us for few more years... will love you and respect you with sincerity...

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  • 2013-01-25 11:18
  • QJia

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