Tag: NOKIA

Nokia X2 on the way. Leaked images appear

Will the new Nokia X2 be powered by the new Microsoft Android-esque OS? Or will Windows Phone actually appear on this particular one? You may remember the first X Series handsets that we saw in Barcelona and, later on this morning, we’ll see the newest addition to the …

“A week with …” Special

It’s dawned on me that I’ve got three handsets here which are pretty interesting. I’m also aware that I’ve not published one of our “Week with” features for some time, so this could be an ideal combination. In my possession I’ve got the HTC Desire 816, which has …

The next Microsoft Android phone is apparently coming soon

Remember the fuss about a Nokia phone running Android? Is it still one of your deepest darkest desires? Well it looks like Microsoft are actually going to release another Android phone, again for emerging markets and again with a pretty basic spec. So no Android version of the …

Vodafone to take the Lumia 930

The Nokia half-nine (aka the Lumia 930) is,  according to the Vodafone blog, going to be available on the network very soon indeed. Their coming soon post states.. The Lumia 930 will offer Nokia’s trademark design prowess and PureView camera know-how. That’s alongside the new Windows Phone 8.1 …

The Elop pay-off skyrockets

Ex-Microsoft man Stephen Elop was sent into Nokia after the initial Microsoft deal and stayed with the company until the widely-expected sale to his former employers. Now,  after doing his task at Nokia,  Elop has returned to Microsoft. The sale of the Nokia handset division is now complete …

Nokia 2520 charger trouble

The Nokia 2520 is Nokia’s 10″ tablet running Windows 8 RT and so far has been doing reasonably well but it is has now run into a bit of trouble, in that the chargers have the potential to cause an electric shock. Nokia have advised that 30,000 AC-300 …

Nokia announce the Lumia 930

Today at the Microsoft event in San Francisco, Stephen Elop took to the stage and has announced a brand new Lumia flagship device. It runs on the new Windows Phone 8.1 platform and is known as the Lumia 930. This is the device we hoped to see back …

Nokia are at it again – Photographers do the swap

Remember our wedding photographer story? An entire wedding got captured on a Nokia Lumia handset and the results were pretty good indeed. Centrefold is a “bi-annual A2 folding poster publication” and, for this edition, they’ve taken all their photos with a Nokia Lumia 1020. The magazine was founded …

Podcast 83 – The Nokia week

It has been a big week if you are a fan of Nokia and a fan of leaks and rumours, so who better to have on as our special guest this week Jim O’Brien from Nokia News Ireland. Joining me and Jim this week were Ian and Ronnie …

Nokia and Lumia names to continue

With Microsoft about to complete the deal to purchase the Nokia handset division, there was a lot of speculation. Would we then see the end of the Nokia or Lumia brand on future phones or will these become Microsoft products? However, the good news for Nokia fans around …

Nokia XL Hands on

What side of the fence do you sit on? Do you think the Microsoft-owned Nokia are mad to produce an Android handset? Or is it a clever move. I was in the first category, but I’m starting to slide onto the other side of the fence after seeing …

Nokia X Series – Hands on

Dan has already brought you lots of information into the Nokia foray into Android here but I’ve just been running around their stand to get some early hands-on video and photos for you. What we have here is three new Android phones from Nokia. They’re colourful, a little chunky …

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 …