Tag: NOKIA

Nokia post a teaser picture of a QWERTY phone

I love a good QWERTY phone, although it has been a few years since I actually owned one. Nokia have posted a quick teaser image showing a shift key, a Z key and some nice yellow curved corners. Lumia fans shouldn’t get too excited though, this is likely …

Pictures of the elusive Aluminium Nokia Lumia have appeared online

For a while now rumours have been floating around the internet about the next generation of Nokia Lumia phones. The main discussion has been surrounding the high-end. To give the flagship a more premium feel Nokia have been said to be making it from Aluminium. It is also …

The Lumia 920 – Testing Image Stabilisation at Thorpe Park

Optical Image Stabiliser systems are built into a number of smartphones to smooth out the video whilst filming. It means that the funny clip of your girlfriend or wife riding around in the Tesco trolley is more like F1 and less like a wobble-cam special. Nirave from UKMobileReview …

Nokia patent application shows what might one day be a real thing

A Nokia Lumia tablet has been something that a lot of people have wanted to see for quite a while. It is something that I feel might improve Nokias financial situation. A patent application has appeared online showing what Nokia have dreamt up as a possible tablet and …

White Nokia Lumia 928 Gets A Sneak Peek

Last week the guys at Evleaks showed us a sneak peek of the Black Nokia Lumia 928 – Verizon’s version of the Nokia Lumia 920, but with an updated Xenon flash. Today we’ve seen another leak from the source, this time the Nokia Lumia 928 in white which highlights …

My time with the Nokia Lumia 820

We reviewed the Nokia Lumia 820 a while back, but as part of my Windows Phone experiment I thought I’d give it a go. So thanks to the nice people at Vodafone I got to have a play with one. I’m not going to review it again so …

Lumia 928 Details and images leak

Over in the USA this, the Nokia Lumia 928, looks set to be announced on Verizon this month. It’ll run the new Windows Phone 8 update and has a 4.5″ OLED display with 4G LTE tech. Other than that though it’s mostly the same as the Nokia Lumia …

Nokia Lumia 520 reduced to £99.95 at CPW

The Nokia Lumia 520 was only announced at MWC last month, and yet it’s already on sale at Carphone Warehouse – they’ve knocked the price of the bargain Windows Phone 8 handset down to £99.95 plus £10 top-up on O2. Phones purchased from Carphone Warehouse normally come SIM …

Zinio heading to Windows phone

Digital newstand service Zinio has announced that it’ll be launching a Windows Phone 8 app that’ll be exclusive for Nokia Lumia Windows Phone owners. This adds to the current Android and iOS apps in the Zinio line up; however the Windows version will be optimised for the phone …

Lumia 920 available on O2

Hey you. Fancy a bit of Lumia 920 action on O2? You do? Well, you’re in the right place my friend. The 920 has an 8.7 megapixel PureView camera (with Image Stabilisation and Carl Zeiss lens), 4.5″ display and a Snapdragon S4 CPU. There’s also a 3.5mm audio …

New Nokia metal flagship with PureView 2 incoming?

Nokia’s currently flagship device, the Lumia 920 has been doing rather well, selling out initial stock and proving popular, particularly in the US. It’s a bit, well, chubby though! Nokia have been long known for some great looking flagship devices, often metal based, but there has yet to …

Lumia 520 & 720 arriving 1st April

Clove have now said that the recently announced at MWC Nokia Lumia 520 and 720 will be available to purchase on their website with delivery starting on the 1st April. If you want your own Lumia 520 this will set you back £169.99 plus postage where as the …

MWC – How good is the HTC One camera, really?

HTC have been extremely vocal about the camera capabilities of their latest flagship, the HTC One. Having had chance to get hold of the device this week and actually take some photos we decided it would be fun to compare against some other camera phones on the market. …

MWC – Exclusive photo of the Microsoft stand

The Microsoft stand this year took a very different appearance. It’s relatively small and carpeted, but has no logos, staff or products on display. The same can be said for the Android / Google stand, which is similarly sparse with a distinct lack of free drinks and snacks …

MWC – Nokia HERE apps available for other Windows Phones now

Announced in our earlier report from the Nokia session at MWC, Nokia have rebranded their Mapping, Navigation and Transit apps under the new HERE name. Previously only available on Nokia devices (Nokia Drive+ beta briefly excepted), HERE Drive, HERE Maps and HERE Transit are now available to other …

MWC – Nokia wireless car charger hands on

As well as four new devices, Nokia also unveiled some accessories to complement the Lumia range. One of these is the Nokia wireless car charger. When docked in the charger, as well as charging the phone wirelessly, the charger can also open a default application (for example, Nokia …

MWC – Hands on with the Lumia 520

Next is the new Nokia Lumia 520 which only a matter of minutes ago was shown off stage by the company here at MWC in Barcelona. The Lumia 520 has some good specs considering the low price of just €130. The 520 allows swappable shells like the older …

MWC – Hands on with the Lumia 720

Nokia just announced two new Lumia smartphones in the 720 and 520 which are mid range affordable phones but packing a punch with some great features including wireless charging on the 720 with a separate shell and an F1.9 lens to a new suite of maps under the …

MWC – Live from the Nokia event

We are here at the Nokia event at Mobile World Congress where things have ‘officially’ begun today, although there were events and announcements as early as Saturday. Nokia have just announced their latest Lumia smartphone range in the Lumia 520 and 720, and here is a bit more …

Nokia to launch cheaper handsets at MWC

Nokia still derive a large part of their sales from entry level phones; primarily in emerging economies such as China and India. In recent years this market has been under renewed threat, with the Lumia range aimed at a higher price bracket, and increased competition from the likes …

Nokia Lumia 620 – Review

For some reason whenever I get a “budget” or “entry level” phone I always expect great things. Somewhere along the line my brain just can’t compute that something that costs about £200 isn’t always going to be astounding. I think it is the various amazing budget devices that we’ve seen in …

comScore – Windows Phone share shrinking. Yes, shrinking.

The latest figures from analytics firm comScore are out and the news, based on these figures, is pretty bad. The figures go all the way up to December 2012, when shiny Windows Phone 8 handsets like the Lumia 920 were sitting on shelves at the height of the …

Nokia Lumia 620 – Initial Impressions

Nokia seem to want to cover all sectors of the mobile market. From the lowly Asha range right through to the top end Lumia 920. The Nokia Lumia 620 sits somewhere smack in the middle. At first I thought the Lumia 620 was going to be a drastically …

Nokia announces new Music+ premium streaming service

Nokia announced earlier today that they were rolling out a new extension to their existing Mix Radio service. It’s called Music+ and, for the relatively low price of €3.99 a month it enables unlimited skips and downloads on your Lumia device. The price is the equivalent of £3.40 …

Lumia 620 price on Three revealed

Are you a fan of Windows Phone and are wanting to get the new mid range Lumia 620 made by Nokia? If Three are your preference then you’re in luck. Argos now have the Lumia 620 on PAYG for the price of £199.99 + £10 Topup and will …

Nokia Drive+ Beta now available on all Windows 8 phones

Nokia have announced their turn-by-turn navigation software, Drive+, is no longer a Lumia exclusive, and is available on all Windows 8 handsets in the US, UK, and Canada. It is specifically noted that the software is in Beta, so don’t expect perfection just yet (*cough* Apple maps *cough*). …

Create your own Lumia 820 …. shell

Just a few short days ago Nokia added the instructions on how to print your very own Lumia 820 case. All you needed was a very expensive 3D printer and the “3D printing Development Kit” that was posted here. Now the people at MakerBot have taken the files …

Nokia – The wheels are wobbling, but it’s still moving

Things are looking a little better for Nokia. Sure, don’t get me wrong, things aren’t fantastic, the low-end Asha smartphones (based on the Series 40 operating system) are outselling the Lumia handsets two-to-one. It’s these phones that are supporting the company with sales of 9.3 million devices sold …

Nokia Lumia 920, now ready to buy in red

Arriving at some point today, Expansys have the lovely Nokia Lumia 920 in red. It’s SIM-free and costs £574.99 with free shipping. The Lumia 920 comes with PureView camera technology (have a look at some of the low-light shots Dan took with it) and has a 1.5GHz dual-core …

Nokia Lumia 920 & 620 Coming soon to Three

The number of Nokia Lumia 920’s that you see on the street could be set to increase rapidly as EE’s exclusivity deal comes to an end. Three have today announced that coming soon are the flagship Lumia 920 and the entry level Lumia 620. Although Three have already …

Supply Problems For the Nokia Lumia ?

Nokia admitted the growth of its Windows Phone smartphone business has been held back by supply problems after it feared a potentially costly stockpile of unsold Lumia handsets. The Finnish giant today revealed financial results that were ahead of most analysts’ expectations to break even, but said its …

Windows Phone 8 catching WP 7 already

Statistics on Windows Phone sales have always been hard to get, with Microsoft playing everything very close to their chest. Advertising platform AdDuplex have used their spread across a very large spectrum of Windows Phone devices to collect their own statistics on the most popular devices, and versions …

Nokia Lumia 920 and the tale of déjà vu

Exactly a year ago, thanks to the lovely team at Nokia Connects I’ve had an opportunity to review the Nokia Lumia 800 – the first Nokia-designed smartphone running the Windows Phone operating system. Putting all ramblings whether Nokia’s sudden strategy switch was right or not, the Lumia 800 …

Nokia Lumia 920 – Review

I’ve been a follower of Nokia for years now. At one time I actually ran my very own Nokia dedicated website and attended many launches. Their hardware was top quality and phones like the N95 were market-leading in terms of specifications and features. Slowly they began to find …

Nokia Lumia update news causes anger

Here we go again. Now, I’ll be honest and admit that Android is a bit of a mess when it comes to OS updates. With Android, some handsets get updated, others don’t and there’s stacks of ROM’s floating around to help get around or confuse the situation. With …

Lumia 920 coming to Vodafone

Good news for customers today as Vodafone announced on the official blog that the Nokia Lumia 920 is soon to make an appearance on their network.   This is clearly important news as EE have had the exclusivity on the flagship Nokia since its UK launch however this …

Lumia 920 update approaching

An update for the Lumia 920 is heading this way. There’s been a few issues with battery drain and resets, and this update should rectify those issues and keep the WiFi on, text drafts and you’ll be able to reject phone calls with text messages. This should be …

Nokia Lumia 505 announced

Yesterday we brought you a leaked photo of an unannounced new Lumia device from Nokia, today the Lumia 505 gets announced as a new low end of the market smartphone featuring the upgraded 7.8 version of the OS. Ever since the partnership with Microsoft was announced Nokia have been …

New Nokia proto leaked?

Over on MyNokiaBlog a photo of a yet to be released Windows Phone 8 device was tweeted in which has many fans scratching their heads in confusion wondering is this a new mid range Lumia device which could be announced at MWC in just two short months or …