Tag: NOKIA

My time with the Nokia Lumia 1020

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is an amazing camera, that in the right hands can take some truly stunning photos and it can easily replace your point and shoot. But at what cost? Does Windows Phone support the Lumia 1020 enough? From the day I first saw the leak …

Nokia Lumia 1020 – Review

With a lot of people now taking more and more photos on their mobile phones, a decent camera has become something we all look to have. Until now, the megapixel race hit a wall around the 13 megapixel mark. To be honest this resolution is really good for …

The Nokia Lumia 1520 sure looks like a big’un

Nokia are due to announce a range of new devices in Dubai on the 22nd of October. One of the rumoured devices is the rather large Nokia Lumia 1520. As usual as it gets closer to the date more details leak out. The latest being some photos of …

Budget Lumia handsets performing well according to stats

So, let’s not get into the fact that Apple sold 9 million iPhones last weekend or the fact that this is more than all the Lumia handsets sold in Q2 of this year. Shhh now. Shhh.. look at the pretty clouds. Aren’t they nice? Floaty floaty.. ahhh….. If …

BARGAIN ALERT: Bag a Nokia Lumia 920 for cheap as chips……

We are always on the lookout for a bargain here at Coolsmartphone and here for your delectation is an absolute steal. A Nokia Lumia 920 for only £220 with free shipping (and two quids worth of Clubcard points too) from Tesco Direct. Yes, £220.  SIM free, unlocked and …

Nokia Lumia 1020 – Unboxing

A nice package arrived via DHL this morning, it contained a handset I have been VERY excited about getting hands on time with away from a promotional stand or dark room. That is of course the Lumia 1020 complete with massive 41 megapixel camera! Nokia also posted it …

Nokia confirm 22nd October event

Nokia have just sent out a tweet which would confirm an event to be held somewhere on the 22nd October this year. The tweet just says simply… At Nokia, we never stop innovating. More to share on October 22 #Nokia #innovationreinvented pic.twitter.com/nlptrXE6jp After many leaks recently we assume …

Lumia 1520 – More shots appear

It’s a phablet Jim, but not as we know it. Yes, it’s a big phone / small tablet hybrid but no, it’s not powered by Android or iOS. Someone doesn’t seem to be shy to wave this particular 6 incher around, and this time the shots are from …

Microsoft come out fighting – Lumia 1020 vs iPhone 5s

So, as we mentioned yesterday, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is being offered by various companies and they’re falling over themselves to tell us about their particular deal. Clove are selling it for £588 SIM-free and you’ll get a free wireless charging pad, wireless charging cover, camera grip and …

Nokia Lumia 1020 camera hands on

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited to a hands on event with the new Nokia Lumia 1020 at London Zoo. After a brief explanation of how the pro cam app worked and the capabilities of the device, it was onto the more important …

Nokia 1020 now available SIM free from Clove

The Nokia 1020 is now available to purchase SIM free from Clove.co.uk Nokia’s flagship device with its class leading camera is available on a deal which includes a free accessory bundle consisting of a wireless charging pad, wireless charging cover, camera grip and tripod. The Lumia 1020 has a …

Nokia Lumia 1020 on Three – £549.99 PAYG

Pricing for the new Nokia Lumia 1020 has been revealed on Three and, if you’re thinking of buying it on Pay As You Go, it’ll be a rather large chunk of money up front. The handset is priced at £549.99, and we assume that it’ll still be locked …

An image of the Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks out

We’ve been hearing about the next generation of Windows Phone devices recently. Be it 1080p displays, extra rows of columns, Quad core CPUs etc. All exciting stuff, well now thanks to evleaks we have an actual image of the Lumia 1520. Which has styling sort of cross between …

Cars in the Cloud, Here has arrived.

Cars are becoming more clever by the day.  Head-up displays, 3G connected satellite navigation systems, Bluetooth connectivity and even self driving vehicles. As with our smartphones, we are demanding more and more from our vehicles and the onboard computers are only too happy to oblige.  From the PS3 …

NokiaSoft – A new chapter

Yes, it’s happening. It makes sense and it’s something that critics always told us was the game plan… “Microsoft just sent Elop in to trash Nokia so that they can buy them on the cheap in a few years time”, they said. However, even the biggest supporters started …

More woes for beleaguered Blackberry

Touchscreens rule the world.  This is the conclusion that we can now come to after sales of the Blackberry Q10 have tanked. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that carriers and vendors are increasingly claiming that handset sales have been exceptionally poor and many of those sold have …

Nokia Lumia 1520 ‘phablet’ leaked?

According to many rumors, Nokia have been working on a new ‘phablet’ device set to compete against the Samsung Galaxy Note/Mega and a picture posted online recently could just be that very phone. Specifications are expected to include the latest update to Windows Phone 8 allowing more functionality, …

Nokia reveal another new handset – The Nokia 515

Nokia have today announced another new handset, the Nokia 515. The 515 is made from lightweight aluminium, features Gorilla Glass 2 and a 5MP camera with an LED flash. Whilst it isn’t strictly a smartphone, it does come pre loaded with Twitter and Facebook as well as having …

Lumia 520 is the fat slice of the Windows Phone pie

Windows Phone. Things are actually looking up. Grabbing share from BlackBerry, they now seem to be shifting a lot of budget handsets too. The Nokia Lumia 520 seems to be taking a big slice of the Windows Phone 8 pie right now, at least if the numbers from …

Cheap Lumia 820? Next to the crisp aisle…

Tesco have a great deal on the black Nokia Lumia 820 at the moment – down from £299 to £199 sim free. You can also use the code TDX-MJGQ for an extra £20 off which brings the total down to a bargain at £179! The 820 is in the …

Nokia Lumia Amber update rolling out worldwide

The Amber update is a Nokia exclusive update on top of the GDR2 software release from Microsoft for the Lumia range of Nokia phones. The update has the following extra features: Glance screen to check notifications, time and battery (not on 520 or 625) Flip to silence FM …

Nokia Pro Cam video tutorials

Now that some lucky Lumia 920 and 925 owners can install the Lumia 1020s Pro Cam app, you may be wondering how on earth the app works. There are a lot of settings to play with and to help with that Nokia have published a few videos that …

Lumia 825 leaks

Specs for a new Nokia, allegedly to be called the Lumia 825 have surfaced on the internet. The device is powered by a quad core Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz processor, which implies it will be released after the GDR3 update; the current software only supports up to dual core. The other …

Nokia announce UK pricing and availability of the Lumia 625

Nokia have just announced the UK pricing and availability of the Lumia 625. The Lumia 625 offers 4G connectivity and a large screen Windows Phone experience for people on a budget. The key features of the Nokia Lumia 625 include: ·         Choice of 5 semi-transparent changeable shells – …

The Nokia Lumia 1020 goes up for pre-order in the UK

Pre-orders are an odd phenomenon. Estimated prices, estimated delivery dates and vague details about available colours. The device in question this time round is the eagerly awaited Nokia Lumia 1020 and it’s great big 41MP camera. Expansys have opened up pre-orders at £599.99 (TBC) including delivery and VAT. …

Nokia Lumia 920 drops to below £300 SIM free [Bargain]

Up until very recently the Nokia Lumia 920 was the flagship Nokia phone, and as such is a pretty damn fine handset. Due to it being usurped by the 925 and 1020 there are some bargains to be had. At launch one could pick a SIM free, unlocked …

Lumia phablet spotted, or at least part of one

Is it really 6 inches or is he holding it really close to the screen? Ha! That old trick. This, supposedly, is part of the upcoming phablet from Nokia. When they finish putting it together it’ll be yet another addition to their Lumia line, as Nokia continue to …

Lumia 625 4 EE 4G UK. OK?

I’ve had 8 press releases this morning which play on the word “Prince”. The “Prince of sales” or paying the “Princely sum”. Yes, it’s a sure sign that my ex-girlfriend Kate Middleton has had a baby. Luckily she’s not asking for any maintenance as she’s decided to get …

Nokia tease something big, arriving tomorrow

The Nokia Twitter account has today teased a new addition to the Nokia family. Something BIG landing tomorrow. Tune in tomorrow at 9 am UK time http://t.co/Ow3Zy36Hn3 #Nokia http://t.co/JhTYSNfhxa It’s been a busy few days for Nokia, with the new 41-megapixel camera toting Nokia Lumia 1020 announced in New York City just last week. Nokia could …

Want a Lumia 1020? There’s a load on eBay

Want to spend £399? Fancy buying a Nokia Lumia 1020 on eBay and maybe even receiving it…. possibly ? How about ten of them? This eBay listing is offering just that, although the description lacks any sort of.. eerrr.. description… LOT OF 10 Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone, 32GB, …

Nokia Q2 results aren’t pretty, lead to job losses

Nokia has just announced it’s financial results for Q2 and they aren’t pretty reading for fans of the Finnish manufacturer, with a loss of 115 million Euros ($151m) in the last three months alone. Ouch! Whilst this is an improvement compared to the 150 million Euro loss last quarter, …

Are Nokia in danger of “doing a Samsung”?

Samsung seem to be attempting to get into the Guinness Book Of Records for “the largest number of screen sizes in their portfolio” record with a different phone for each and every increment from 3″ up to 11″. Nokia increasingly seem to be heading off down that worrying …

Hurry! Last chance to win a Nokia Lumia 520

I love giving stuff away to you guys, I  really do. I’ve got a couple of emails from the winners of our recent competitions thanking us for the prizes and it warms the ‘ole cockles. So, whether you read Lumia 520 review or not, this is your chance …

Nokia Lumia 925 tours New York

Recently I went on a holiday I have always wanted…. a week in New York. I was also lucky enough to have a Lumia 925 on me at the time (big thanks to Nokia Connects). The camera is really good at low-light photos and the PureView technology meant …

Three confirmed to stock Lumia 1020

Yes, UK network Three have confirmed they will be stocking the new Lumia 1020. The handset only got announced seconds ago but we’ve already got a full announcement. It’ll arrive on the network shortly and they have already put together one of their “hands on” videos to show …

Lumia 1020 – Specs revealed – More images leaked

Is it a camera? Is it a phone? Is it a camera with a phone bolted on? Is it called the EOS still? Well, we can hopefully state something about the latter, because it’ll be known as the Nokia Lumia 1020 and we’ll reveal all at 4PM BST …

Nokia updating Drive, Drive+ and HERE Transit apps

Nokia and their Here apps are a little confusing at times, with some devices and countries not getting the full suite of apps. Nokia are due to update them this week and they have published some info regarding which devices get what. By the end of this week, …