Tag: NOKIA

Nokia announce X and XL Phones at MWC

For a long time now Android users have wanted a great OS experience of Android with Nokia hardware and it looked like this was never going to happen Until now….. Nokia have just announced the Nokia X at Mobile World Congress in a range of colours so you can …

New from Nokia – The Lumia Skirt

It’s probably not the lightest, most practical or cheap skirt in the world, but it certainly looks pretty. Shown off at London Fashion Week, designers used 3D printers and a laser cutter to put together the design, which features 35 Lumia 1520 and 45 Lumia 1020 phones displaying …

Nokia X – More details emerge

Remember when we told you that Microsoft-owned Nokia were about to release an Android phone at Mobile World Congress? Yes, we’re still getting over that one. Now there’s more details after a store listed the device in Vietnam. The listing showed a 4″ WVGA screen, 1GHz dual-core CPU, …

Nokia Lumia 1320 arrives in the UK

A few weeks before it started raining we heard about the new 6 incher from Nokia. The Lumia 1320, which comes complete with 8GB internal storage, 1GB RAM and a dual-core 1.7GHz CPU, runs Windows Phone 8 and has a 5 megapixel shooter at the back to add …

The Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 80

Episode 80 of our podcast marks my return. Yes I’m back from my skiing trip and we’ve even managed to get ourselves a special guest this week. Joining me this week were Ian Furlong, Ronnie Whelan and Steve Litchfield (from All About Windows Phone). The topics this week …

Lumia’s 930, 630/635 announced at MWC

Two weeks to go until Mobile World Congress and the rumour mill is turning at full swing, now we here at Coolsmartphone towers have heard of 3 new devices from Nokia, The first two being the Lumia 630/635 which have a slight bump in spec to the 620, …

Nokia announce the Verizon exclusive Lumia Icon

The Nokia Lumia Icon is something I and many others have been waiting for, mainly because it is basically a shrunk down Lumia 1520. Although there is a catch, the Lumia Icon is probably never going to make it to our shores. What most non US residents are hoping …

Nokia and HTC agree patent collaboration

After spending the last few years slinging mud at each other in various court rooms around the world resulting in injunctions against the sale of the HTC One mini, which was then revoked, Nokia and HTC seem to have made up. The One mini seemed to be what …

Nokia Lumia 920 available for really not that much at all

Alright flower? How goes it? Fancy a cheap mobile? How does £169 for a Nokia Lumia 920 sound? Good yeah? The 920 is powered by Windows Phone 8 and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 at its’ heart. There’s an 8.7 megapixel Pureview camera, 4.5″ WXGA (1280×768) screen (332 …

My time with the Nokia Lumia 1520

Late last year in Abu Dhabi Nokia announced a range of new devices including the rather large 6″ Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520, when I first saw them I thought “wow, they look amazing, I need them asap”. After a few months of reading early reviews and seeing …

Nokia Normandy could this be the replacement for the Asha range?

So. over the last few weeks the interwebs have been getting in all sorts of a muddle over a phone called the Nokia Normandy. This phone is purportedly Nokia’s Android handset. What? Nokia running Android? Yep, you read that right. It is believed that the boys and girls …

Want a Lumia 1520 but worried by the size?

For those of you out there who want the Lumia 1520 but are little bit “size conscious” then worry not. Nokia have got you covered if these shots are to be believed. What you are looking at may be the Lumia 1520 z. These leaks come from China …

Nokia event at MWC 2014 announced

So the build up to MWC 2014 begins and Nokia are fresh off the plate with their announcement of an event. It is to be held on Monday February the 24th @ 7:30am UK time. We will have a team at the conference so will be bringing you …

Nokia sales dive at the busiest time of year

In just a few days Nokia will be having a big launch event at Mobile World Congress for, we assume, their new Lumia. We’ll be there live to bring you all the latest, so don’t forget to follow us on Twitter to get your fix. But before that, …

Nokia release disappointing results

I’m not a Nokia fan boy but I really like the new Lumia device’s and windows phone operating system. I thought, along with loads of other people, that this combination (plus being bought by Microsoft) would signal the beginning of a turnaround for the ailing company. Today Nokia …

Nokia Lumia 625 – The winner is..

We’ve had a number of competitions in recent weeks and, just before Christmas, we ran a competition to win a brand new Nokia Lumia 625. Those lovely people at EE have supplied the prize and the Coolsmartphone reader that won was Jane Heenan from Whitstable. Congratulations Jane, we …

Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

Lets start with a short story. Nokia was circling the drain at the beginning of 2011 and the good ship Symbian was struggling to stay afloat. The anchors of the hefty N8 and E7 were pulling it down into a whirlpool of dispair. The liferaft of the the …

SIM Free Nokia Lumia 520 available super cheap [deal]

The Nokia Lumia 520 has been one of Nokia’s better moves in 2013 offering a great experience at a great price. Selling millions worldwide with possibly the lowest spec seen on the Windows Phone 8 platform. The Lumia 520 keeps getting cheaper and cheaper, with various retailers and …

Windows Phone goes big – Vodafone launch Nokia Lumia 1520 in Black

Vodafone have launched the Nokia 1520 in black today, a full 3 days before Nokia’s initial statement suggested. This monstrous beast is the biggest Windows Phone ever, sporting a massive 6″ full HD display. You think the handset’s too big? You should see the price! If you want …

HTC One mini banned in the UK after Nokia injunction

Thinking of buying a loved one an HTC One mini for Christmas? You’d better be quick, because as of 6th December they will be taken off the shelves after HTC lost a patent battle with Nokia today. Without getting too technical, there’s a chip in the HTC One …

Lumia 2520 announced by Nokia

The Lumia 2520, the first Windows tablet from Nokia, has today been announced. Here in the UK there’s only one place to get it, and that’s through John Lewis from December 4th. The tablet includes 4G connectivity, a full HD 1920×1080 10.1″ screen, 2.2GHz quad-core CPU, 11 hours …

Nokia Lumia 525 now official

The budget Windows Phone handsets from Nokia seem to be doing rather well at the moment. This, then, is the next cheap Lumia – the 525. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pv7ijWuY8E It’s a follow-up to the Lumia 520 and has a 5 megapixel camera but no flash and no vanity camera up-front …

Lumia 1520 to arrive 6th December

Nokia have today announced availability of their new ‘Phablet’ – Nokia Lumia 1520. This new handset offers a massive 6 inch 1080p display, a first for Windows Phone. It also features a very impressive 20 megapixel PureView camera with OIS for superb photos and videos on the move. …

Nokia music heading cross platform [rumour]

Nokia music is a free music streaming service that allows users to either choose a pre-created playlist from a wide range of themes and musical styles. You can also create one of your own by selecting up to 3 artists and letting the app then choose similar artists …

Nokia Refocus is now available for Windows Phone

During Nokia World in Abu Dhabi a few weeks ago, Nokia demonstrated a rather useful app called Refocus. Which takes a photo and then let’s you choice which bits to “Refocus” on. Nokia Refocus lets you take a photo first and choose what you want in focus later. …

Image of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 525 leaks out

Serial leaker @evleaks on Twitter has posted an image of the rumoured successor to the super popular Nokia Lumia 520, which is going to be titled the Lumia 525. The Lumia 525 is going to be a budget device, with a basic spec similar to its predecessor, just …

Is the Nokia Lumia 929 the phone we’ve all been waiting for?

The Nokia Lumia range has always had its own idea of where it wanted to go, in as much as sizing anyway. Even though the whole world wanted bigger devices Nokia stuck with their 4.5″ flagship, be it the Lumia 920, 925 or 1020. Plus of course a …

Nokia Camera app updated

Nokia launched a new camera app for their Lumia devices recently combining both Pro Cam and Smart Cam into a single application for super fast access and ease of use. However there have been a few bugs with this launch, the biggest being the fact when you try …

My thoughts about this weeks Nokia event

Whether it’s for the right reasons or not, Nokia are a big name in the mobile industry. They’ve been a market leader, they’ve nearly gone bust, they’ve jumped onto the Windows Phone boat, they’ve gone and got themselves bought out by Microsoft and this week we saw the …

Want to wireslessly charge your wireless charger? Err.. you can.

A bit confusing this one, but stick with me. Made by Nokia, the DC-50 isn’t a Dyson, but a portable wireless battery pack. Like other battery packs, you charge it up and then, when your phone is running low on go-go-juice, you connect it up anywhere for a …

Nokia update their Pro Cam app to Nokia Camera

This morning during the Nokia World event we saw a demonstration of the new Nokia Camera app. It is a combined version of Smart Cam and Pro Cam. Well they’ve only gone and released an update to the Pro Cam app already so if you’ve got a Nokia …

Nokia announce the Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet

Nokia World is happening over in Abu Dhabi this morning, Nokia have announced a variety of new devices and one of them is the brightly coloured Lumia 2520 tablet. It’s an odd device that I struggle to understand as to its existence. What with the dire performance of …

Nokia announce the Lumia 1520

Nokia World in Abu Dhabi happened this morning, Nokia have announced a variety of new devices and one of them is the rather large Lumia 1520. It seems to be like a larger higher spec version of the Lumia 925. Complete with Snapdragon 800 quad core processor and …

Nokia announce the Lumia 1320

Nokia World happened over in Abu Dhabi this morning, Nokia have announced a variety of new devices and one of them is the budget Lumia 1320. It basically seems like a larger version of the Lumia 625. Specifications for the Nokia Lumia 1320 Operating System: Windows Phone 8 …

Nokia Guru image leaks out

The Nokia Guru is apparently an MP3 player made by Nokia and no doubt deeply tied into the Nokia Music and Xbox Music services. Regular source of leaks @evleaks has posted an image of the Guru, which I guess will be announced at Nokia World in Abu Dhabi …