The whole world is moving towards wearables. So, it’s only right for Nokia to get into the game as well. The company recently amended its Articles of Association to include consumer wearables. This happens to come around the time when rumours are afloat that Nokia is planning on a smartwatch or bracelet that focuses on health and well being.
You may have heard that Nokia was planning to launch a smartwatch last year that was codenamed ‘Moonraker’ that had many of the aesthetics of the modern Windows phone. However, the project was scrapped after Microsoft took over presumably because Microsoft had its [...]
Nokia sold 4.4 million Lumia smartphones during the fourth quarter of last year, as the company’s Devices & Services unit exceeded expectations, according to preliminary data.
[quote]Stephen Elop, the company’s often-criticized CEO said, “We are pleased that Q4 2012 was a solid quarter where we exceeded expectations and delivered underlying profitability in Devices & Services.” While net profit was minimal at around $262 million USD, there is reason to be bullish for the next several quarters as Lumia sales continue to rise as the company releases its phones into more [...]
Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop promised to unveil a new smartphone using Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 software soon, raising the prospect it will be launched in early September before rival Apple promotes its new iPhone.
The Finnish company, which is fighting for survival after losing out to rivals in the lucrative smartphone business, is due to hold a trade show in Helsinki on September 5-6, just before an Apple event on September 12 where the U.S. competitor could announce a redesigned iPhone.
Nokia, the world’s second-largest [...]
Long gone are the times when this legend ruled the streets, Nokia had the major chunk of the market share for 14 years in a row. With over 27% of the total market size cap, Nokia dictated terms of the trade and decided future technology along the lines of mobile telephony.
More than seven years before Apple rolled out the iPhone, the Nokia design team showed to the top executives a phone with a color touch screen set above a single button. The device was shown locating a restaurant, playing a racing game and ordering lipstick. In the late 1990s, Nokia secretly developed [...]
Nokia’s Q2 result shows that the company has made a loss of over US $ 1 Billion in last quarter, however sales were at US $9.2 billion which is still .5 Billion lower than last quarter.
Nokia has sold a total of 73 million handsets, most of which are thanks to the Asha series. Nokia is low on cash reserves as the company shows total $5.1 billion in reserves vs the $6.3 billion in Q1. Nokia did get $250 million support from Microsoft, but that does not have seemed to help the situation.
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Nokia has launched its first full touch Series 40 feature phone, the Asha 305, in India. The phone, which was announced globally in June, is now available from Nokia’s online store for Rs 4,688. The handset is powered by Series 40 platform, which is world’s most widely used mobile platform
The Asha 305 sports a 3-inch resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 240×320 pixels and offers a new Swipe UI elements, which were supposed to be part of its abandoned Meltemi platform. Other features include a 2-megapixel camera, Dual-SIM capabilities and a microSD card support for up to 32GB.
Nokia sweetens the deal even more by offering [...]
The Nokia 808 PureView was launched at an event here in New Delhi today. The device is priced at Rs 33,899/- and sales are going to start today. Throughout the keynote, conducted by Mr. Vipul Mehrotra, the emphasis was on the massive, high-resolution 41 megapixel sensor with high-performance Carl Zeiss optics. The device, hailed as a “Camera SmartPhone”, has truly amazing imaging and video quality, arguably one of the best we’ve seen on smartphones till now, including 4x loss-less zoom at 1080p.
Nokia is really struggling with their Symbian phones, especially after the announcement of the end of days for the OS. Nokia Belle is the name given to the dying OS and the new revision brings some promise. Lets see how the Nokia 701 with Belle does in our review.
The Nokia 701 is exceptionally well built, If you have handled any of their E-Series metal phones, you will feel a similar sort of construction here. The back cover and top front bezel are all steel, the frame and remaining parts are solid plastic with a nice paint job that fools you into believing that the [...]
Continuing on with our Tradition of Holiday Guides today we bring the best phones under the 20,000 Rupees mark (15,000 – 20,000), Of course you can check out our under 15,000 guide and Under 10,000 Guide if they better suits your purpose.(In order of preference) Android Phones
Samsung Galaxy R (Rs. 20,000) : Have 20k to spend? This is our pick for smartphone under the 20 thousand mark. The dual core smartphone is available at online retailers for prices well below 19k including deals, searching will get you a good deal. The phone [...]
Since the massive AD campaign by Nokia for the Lumia series and limited availability, Windows Phone 7.5 based devices have seen a massive boost across the board of HTC and grey market Samsung devices. ConsumerReports states that there has been a 40 % boost in sales of HTC Radar since the announcement of Nokia Lumia devices.
A major cause of this is the high price and almost no stock of the units, Nokia has pushed devices to Nokia priority dealers and are selling the Lumia phones at MRP. With still a few days till stock arrives at major retailers, Samsung is all set to announce the [...]
Nokia has begin seeding their latest revamp of Symbian to device users worldwide. The details and the methods are posted below thanks to the Nokia Blog.What’s in it?
Lots. Let’s break down the main changes section-by-section. There are the new icons, of course, but there’s a whole lot more under the hood.Improved text input There’s a portrait QWERTY keyboard for fast, single-handed typing. There’s also a split-screen view while you’re typing, so you can see the web pages, forms and message threads you’re replying to. Better browser The browser is easier to use and faster, and offers better compliance with [...]
Here is the second in series of Touch and type phones from Nokia. The C3 check out the Unboxing Video Below and stay tuned for a full review.