Tag: NOKIA

Got a Lumia 610? We’ve got some bad news

So, as we know, Windows Phone hasn’t quite got the same Angry Birds selection as iPhone or Android. Rovio chief marketing officer stated that Windows Phone was a “big undertaking” and that the “cost of supplying” it to the “smaller platforms” just didn’t add up. There is, however, …

Android Still on the rise, Blackberry still on the drop.

A little while ago I posted regarding the loss of market share for Blackberry and how Android is gaining as the days and months go past. Well, these figures have been confirmed once again as IDC have published their latest figures for Quarter 1 2012 showing shipments and …

Nokia Lumia 900 Now Available at Phones 4 U

As revealed here on Coolsmartphone, the flagship Nokia Windows phone, the Lumia 900 is now exclusively available from Phones4U. Priced from free, the handset is available on both Vodaphone and Orange. It features the latest Windows Phone 7.5 operating system, an 8 MP Camera with Carl Zeiss lens, 4.3 inch …

Fraud? Nokia?? Surely Not…..

Nokia, the mobile giant that seems to be able to create trouble like  Bart Simpson in a catapult factory has managed to land itself in another quagmire of issues. Stephen Elop (CEO) and Timo Ihamuotila (CFO) along with Nokia themselves have had a class action lawsuit filed alleging that the …

Samsung rule the world.. at the moment

The Q1 financials for Samsung were much higher than even their own expectations, with 3.2 billion coming in the door. “Brisk” sales of the Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy SII pushed the strong growth through the ceiling, making Samsung the worlds largest maker of mobile phones and overtaking …

Just who is Konka Mobile?

Today I took a flick through some of the shots we took at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and found a few we’d not published. When you look at the snaps below you could definitely be forgiven for thinking about those T-shirts on the local market. You know …

Phones4U First In Europe To Stock Nokia Lumia 900

We have today received official confirmation that Phones4U will be the first european retailer to carry the Nokia Lumia 900. As previously detailed, there will be a slight delay in receiving stock which will be available from 14th May. By way of a small apology to those that have pre-ordered the handset, …

Nokia Lumia 900 Delayed Until May 14th

A mixed bag of news has emerged from the beleaguered Finnish giant as they have announced that the flagship Lumia 900 will now not ship on April 27th as previously expected but has now slipped to May 14th. In what could be seen as better news, Nokia have cited better …

More Trouble For Nokia as Shares Downgraded to Junk Status

Imagine the scene, one minute you are the worlds biggest maker of mobile phones, dominating sales on almost every continent.  The next your market share drops off a cliff in all but one (India), your shares are virtually worthless, your products have a major image issue and the …

European networks kick Nokia when they’re down

Reuters are reporting that European carriers faith in Nokia is quite low at the moment. They’ve gone as far as to say “If the Lumia with the same hardware came with Android in it and not Windows, it would be much easier to sell” This comes off the …

Samsung to overtake Nokia in total sales

Nokia has traditionally been on top when it comes to total phones shipped but it looks as though Samsung is about to overtake them for the first time this quarter. Lower end estimates are that Samsungs shipments stand at 85m and Nokia’s figures from earlier this week are …

Nokia shares dive 16% after profit warnings

Competition in the mobile marketplace is hotting up. Already HTC have announced a drop in profits and now, in the space of one day, Nokia shares have fallen by over 16% in the last few hours. The dive comes after Nokia warned that their first quarter performance had …

Major bug found on Lumia 900 already

Just days aftet launch and Nokia have had to apologise to new owners of the Lumia 900 for a bug which disconnects the phone from the web. A statement on the Nokia.com site reads… Soon after this flagship device began selling, we identified a software issue. In short, …

Why I think Windows Phone is the future

Before I start I must express now that this article contains mostly opinion. Right, now that’s said we can continue. 🙂 I have had a lot of phones…. Blackberrys, an iPhone, Androids and even the short lived HP Pre3 (another time) but the newest bit of tech to …

Windows Phone 7 now outsells Symbian

Back in February last year Symbian had a 12.4% share of the smartphone market here in the UK. Now, according to figures by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, this has now dropped to 2.4%. The 10% drop means that Windows Phone 7 has now … just…. overtaken the Symbian OS. …

Nokia Lumia 719c snapped?

Another Nokia Lumia device ? Yes indeed, if this shot is to be believed anyways. The Nokia Lumua 719c looks to be another entry-level device but we don’t have a great deal of info at the moment… Link – baidu.com Credit – MyNokiaBlog

Some answers about the Nokia Lumia 900 and 800

We saw the upcoming Nokia Lumia 900 at the MWC the other week. It is a larger version of the Lumia 800 and there are a few questions people have about the device. Well Nokia Connects have asked Nokia a whole host of questions and some of them …

Nokia’s Pureview tech coming to Lumia Windows Phones

Remember this stonking 41mp monster Nokia announced last week at Mobile World Congress? Well it appears Nokia’s Jo Harlow has all but confirmed the company are using that technology in upcoming Windows Phones. The actual quote is “I can’t say precisely when, but it will not take very long.” …

Impressions from MWC 2012

Although I’m a self-proclaimed mobile gadgets maniac, somehow I don’t usually follow major events in the industry as closely as perhaps I should. However, since I’m looking to replace my current HTC Desire Z sometime soon’ish, I was keeping an extra eye on the recent happenings at Mobile …

MWC – Lumia 900 Hands On Photos

The Lumia 900 is not a handset which was announced at Mobile World Congress this year, it was announced at CES in Las Vegas back in January as a AT&T LTE exclusive device for their new network. What Nokia have done though is replace the LTE radio with …

MWC – A tour around Nokia

So Dan has got some great hands-on time over the last days and has uploaded some great pictures following the announcement. There’s also some great Lumia 900 shots too. We were both taking photos without realising it, so I’ve ended up with a number of additional photos which …

MWC – Lumia 610 Hands On Photos

Although announced at MWC on Monday, today was my first real chance to spend time with the Nokia Lumia 610 which is their new low end Windows Phone. With lower specs will come a lower price and on testing Nokia found 95% of the apps worked on a …

MWC – Fujitsu IS12T Hands-on

So, you’ve got the major players here in Barcelona. HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Nokia and the new boys – Sony Mobile. Then there’s the people close behind, Acer, Asus, Huawei and ZTE are becoming more well known. Huawei in particular have been behind a lot of network-branded kit …

MWC – Internet Sharing available on the Nokia Lumia 900

Dan has a huge hands-on with the new Nokia 900 coming soon. However, one big question we’ve received during the last few days is “does it have Internet Connection Sharing?” Well guess what.. More news as we get it on this one. Check out our earlier story for …

MWC – Nokia PureView 808 Hands On

Just out of a meeting with Nokia and one of the best optics team in the mobile industry, We also managed to get some hands on time with the new Nokia PureView 808 and it’s amazing 41 megapixel camera. From initial impressions as a Nokia fan I am …

MWC – Nokia 808 arrives

The Nokia 808 PureView has just been announced here in Barcelona. Normal stuff really. Nokia phone, running Symbian, 41 megapixel camera. .. pardon? Yes, we figured this was worth covering, even though it’s not iOS, Android or Windows Phone – a 41 megapixel camera. That’s kinda raising the …

MWC – Nokia Announce Lumia 900 Worldwide

Nokia have just announced the Lumia 900 will ship worldwide from April starting in Canada. Unlocked-mobiles will be selling it for £445.98 and it’s due to arrive on May 21st, so there’s a bit of a wait yet.. It’ll be available in black, cyan and white and has …

MWC – Nokia Announce Lumia 610

Nokia have just announced the Lumia 610 which is a new low-end Windows Phone from Nokia. Available in white, cyan, magenta or black the new Lumia 610 has an 800MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 CPU, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1 and runs Windows Phone 7.5 Inside there’s 256MB of RAM …

MWC – Nokia Lumia 610 Leaked Colours

Looks like a new Nokia Lumia has leaked before it’s official announcement tomorrow here in Barcelona.  The new low end Nokia device is expected to run Tango OS which will also be talked more about tomorrow by Microsoft. Red, Silver, Black and Blue… sorry.. Cyan are the ones …

MWC – A few more Nokia Lumia 610 details leaked?

BGR.in appear to have a bit more information on the Nokia 610, which we’re expecting to get final details on tomorrow morning. Their moles reckon that it’ll have a 3.2″ display and a 3 megapixel camera. Apparently this will go on sale for around €175. We’ll be live …

Gartner Smartphone Sales figures prove tough reading

The latest Gartner figures are out and, for Microsoft, they’re probably best ignored. Less than 3 million Windows Phones sold worldwide for a Q4 1.9% market share, down from last year’s Q4 of 3.4%. Windows Phone,market share is still lower than the Bada OS. Although this was to …

Pure View gets a quick show ahead of MWC

Nokia are teasing us with their new camera technology here, and we fully expect to see more over the coming days. Smartphone cameras always been fairly “OK” until recently and out looks like Nokia are about to set the bar a little higher. The video includes lots of …

Nokia Lumia 610, budget Windows Phone incoming.

The folks at Techradar have reported today that Nokia is due to launch another Lumia handset, the 610. This handset is to be a budget phone, possibly ‘pay as you go’ only. The forthcoming Windows Update ‘Tango’ is alleged to be responsible for making this happen, dropping the RAM …

Nokia N9 Gets Tasty with Ice Cream Sandwich Port

Where would we be in this world of mobile devices without stay-at-home-developers? Alexey Roslyakov, part of the NITDroid team responsible for porting Android OS to various Nokia devices, has tweeted a picture of ICS (Android 4.0) running on a Nokia N9 device. His tweet simply states states “Progress” …

White Nokia Lumia 800 hands on video

There is something special about white phones, I don’t know why, they just feel special. It all started with my white HTC Hero, then my white Samsung Galaxy S2 then a brief stint with a white Samsung Nexus S, a white Acer Aspire one and a white Sony …

White Lumia 900 Outed accidentally?

Want another white phone? This snap of what looks to be a white Nokia Lumia 900 has just appeared on the Nokia Facebook page. The image is listed as being a Lumia 800 but looks to have been posted accidentally-on-purpose. What are your thoughts on colours when buying …

Nokia Lumia 710 Now On Three

Recently we broke the news that the Nokia Lumua 710 was going to cost £199.99 on PAYG with Three as confirmed by a member of staff in store even though there were no price guides or dummy phones out on show. Today on checking the Three site the …

White Lumia teased by Nokia

It’s been rumoured for a while now, but now the Nokia Facebook page seems to confirm that a polar white Lumia 800 is on the way pretty soon. According to what we’re hearing, it should arrive to the UK later this month. Either that or Nokia are trying …

Nokia Lumia 710 Unboxing

Want a closer peek at the new Nokia Lumia 710? Check out this video, added by Nokia today, it features a geezer with greasy hair showing you around the phone. There’s 8GB of storage, 1.4GHz CPU and a 3.7″ 480×800 screen with 5 megapixel camera. If you want …