Tag: NOKIA

Nokia Lumia 820 now on EE

An update on the EE Twitter account has just announced that the Lumia 820, powered by Windows Phone 8, is now available to buy on the 4G network. Plus, if you buy in store, you get a free wireless charger to go with it too. The @nokia_uk 820 …

Lumia 820 – Now available unlocked

Morning all! Looking to get yourself some Windows Phone action this Christmas? First, the Nokia 820. It’s got wireless charging, Smart Shoot technology for snapping a series of photos and Nokia Music too. Specs include a 4.3″ AMOLED 800×480 Clearback screen, 8 megapixel camera, NFC, WiFi, Bluetooth 3, …

Apple stocks fall in wake of Nokia deal in China.

It is a conflicting tale of two major companies, one was once the biggest manufacturer of mobile phones in the world whilst one was on the verge of bankruptcy. Fast forward in time and the roles, whilst not completely reversed are almost exactly the polar opposite. Apple, who …

Nokia Announce the Lumia 620

Nokia have just announced a new addition to their range of Lumia handsets – the Lumia 620. As with the Lumia 610 the new 620 is an entry level device clearly aimed at the younger market. Coming in a range of seven (yes 7) different colours, the entry …

Win a Lumia 820 with Expansys

Christmas is approaching.. and we all know the best presents are the ones you buy for yourself! Well save your pennies (almost 42,000 pennies actually), because the lovely people at Expansys.com are giving away a shiny new Lumia 820 handset. All you have to do is ‘retweet’ their …

Deadmau5 Lumia event – Official video

As you know, Nokia recently held an event down in London with Deadmau5 providing the tunes. We posted this video yesterday, but it turns out that it was actually ripped from the live feed. So, Nokia have sent us the top-quality official one along with a full press …

Lumia Deadmau5 gig – Missed it? Watch it all here

Exactly a year since the last event, Deadmau5 once again pounded London with some tunes to promote the new Lumia handsets from Nokia. This time the venue was Flat Iron Square in Southwark and again a hi-tech light show accompanied the tunes. This is all to promote the …

Nokia Lumia 820 In Stock at Expansys

The Lumia 820 is the only one of the top end Nokia offerings that is available anywhere other than at EE stores and as a result stocks are rather low in most retailers. One retailer that has managed to procure stock and will have it available from tomorrow …

New handsets will still run Windows Phone 7.8

Got one of those Windows Phone handsets running 7.5? Gutted that you’re not getting Windows Phone 8? Well, you’re getting Windows Phone 7.8 at least. Last night we told you that you might have to wait a few more months though. The Windows Phone Blog details the upgrade, …

Deadmau5 Nokia gig returns tonight

A year ago today we watched Deadmau5 do a pretty brief gig in London. It was all to promote the Nokia Lumia 800 and there were some pretty amazing visuals as the Millbank Tower got turned into a 120-metre high TV for the night. Shorty after, Microsoft told …

Lumia 920 – Camera stabilization tech gets a full workout

The Nokia Lumia 920 launched nearly three months ago but immediately crashed into accusations that the image-stabilization technology in the camera wasn’t that good. Why? Well, it all kicked off after Nokia got caught faking the advert and people lost a lot of confidence. So, UK Mobile Review …

Lumia 920 on EE PAYG

Thinking of getting a SIM-only deal on EE? Want to get your hands on a Lumia 920 with it’s new Windows Phone 8 OS and PureView camera? You might just be in luck. It seems that in stores only (not online or over the phone), EE have stock …

Barclays: Future cautious for HTC

According to British bank Barclays most high end smartphones will have 1080p displays by the  middle of next year. The prediction comes after Barclays was sharing its expectations for Taiwanese firm HTC’s sales forcasts for Q4 2012.  Sales are expected to top 8 million units following like for …

Nokia imaging expert to leave company

Some of you may have heard of Damian Dinning, some of you may not.  For anyone who has not he is the main man behind the imaging technology at Nokia. With his team he’s brought to the market the amazing 41 megapixel Pureview 808 and the PureView technology …

Nokia Lumia 920 SIM free now in stock at Expansys

The Lumia 920 was meant have been an exclusive for EE yet in the past few days we have seen various retailers getting stock of the white version. Expansys are the latest to get stock and they are selling them at £554.99 and it’s available here. Previous retailers …

Maps for iOS? Nokia HERE is.. err.. HERE

Maps, on iOS? Let’s not go there shall we? Now Nokia are getting in on the act, launching a location and mapping service for iOS. It’ll be called “HERE”. Yes, iOS. Android soon, and Windows Phone of course too. It’s not just maps either, there’s navigation, offline caching …

Lenovo outsells Nokia….the shape of things to come?

Market research firm Canalys today revealed the news that Lenovo has sold more handsets worldwide than Nokia for quarter three of 2012. Whilst the main mitigating factor would have been the impending launch of the new Lumia 820 and 920 handsets this signifies just how big a downfall …

Nokia Lumia 920 now available Sim Free

One of the most eagerly awaited Windows Phone 8 devices is the Lumia 920. Various sites have been quoting contract based prices and barely any sites have quoted Sim Free prices. Until now that is, online retailer Mobicity have tweeted saying they have the black Lumia 920 in …

4G & EE – Now Open for business

If you are visiting the high street here in the UK today you may well notice a brand new name. With two yellow circles on a grey background, shop windows with no posters and clean fresh lines all over the place, the new brand that is EE has …

Windows Phone 8 – What you can get, where you can get it

We’ve reviewed it, we’ve attended the launch and now we have details on how you can get the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. It’s available in-store from November 2nd but you can pre-order it now. It’ll be available on Three, Orange, T-Mobile, O2, Virgin Media, Carphone Warehouse and …

Nokia losses continue, but shares are up

Nokia shares have risen today, despite the company announcing losses of nearly £800 million for just July, August and September. Sales were down 19% compared to the same period last year and show just how large a mountain Nokia have to climb with Windows Phone 8, which they …

Huawei Ascend W1 pics and specs leak

  Huawei’s assault on the market is set to continue as this leak from Chinese website Weibo shows. With the release of Windows Phone reported to be only a couple of weeks away the Chinese manufacturer is preparing an interestingly specified device for release. The handset may well be …

Have Microsoft and RIM left it too late?

On Tuesday Comscore published their latest figures on market share in the US.The statistics relate to quarter 3 2012 and do not take account of the launch of iPhone 5. Once again Google and Apple have seen percentage gains, Apple saw their market share grow by 2.4% to …

EE Announces 4G handsets ready for purchase

EE – the new brand created by the merger of Orange and T-Mobile and the first and currently only company to be able to offer 4G in the UK have today announced that the new 4G handsets are now available to purchase from Orange and T-Mobile stores, online …

Lumia 800 down, down, down in price

Good ‘ole bragbpenders has sent us a tweet after popping down to his local Phones 4u store. The Nokia Lumia 800 is now on sale for just £159.95 when you grab £10 of airtime with selected networks, and you can get it for £129 on an upgrade. Yes, …

Coolsmartphone Handset & Accessories Supplier Profile: MobileFun

Here at Coolsmartphone each of the writers goes through an inordinate amount of handsets and accessories that go with them. We each have our own favourite suppliers that we find to be reliable and prompt. We therefore thought that we would bring a profile of the ones that …

Nokia Lumia 900 – Review

For the last 2 weeks I have been using a Lumia 900 as my main device, the current Nokia flagship device at least until the Nokia Lumia 920 arrives. The announcement of a new device didn’t make the Lumia any less relevant however as it will still receive …

Windows Phone Friday deals

We’ve spied a couple of pretty great deals if you’re up for a new Windows Phone handset. First up, down at Asda, they’ve got the Nokia Lumia 800 for just £149. I mean sure, the Windows Phone 7 OS is going to be replaced in a matter of …

Nokia lashes out at HTC over Windows 8X and 8S announcement

Yesterday saw HTC announced two new Windows Phone 8 devices – the HTC 8X and 8S – almost immediately after Nokia had done exactly the same thing with the Lumia 920 and 820. Whilst Nokia seemed to get massive criticism for their phones, HTC got quite a bit …

Bloomberg, exclusive-ish to Nokia

Nokia have just announced new app for their Windows Phone-powered Lumia handsets. Best of all, it’s EXCLUSIVE “on Windows Phone”. Here’s the app in action… Whilst the addition of big-name apps is a good thing, we have to question the exclusivity aspect, as the app is available for …

The battle to get Windows Phone 8 out of the door

There was a certain amount of “shielding” during the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 launches. The closely-guarded demo units were closely guarded and certain functions couldn’t really be accessed. It didn’t help the confidence of investors and, along with a lack of pricing, launch locations or exact dates, …

EE and LTE – Roster of handsets

Now the cat is finally out of the bag. It looks like the network didn’t just go large, it went for the supersized option. The current roster of releases under the new EE brand is as follows: The Nokia Lumia 920 with its 1280×768 pixel PureMotion HD+ display, …

EE 4G. All the details, plus Lumia 820 and 920 on the way

Orange is now history, as is T-Mobile, at least from a marketing perspective. Everything Everywhere has taken a back seat too, with “EE” being the new brand going forward. You can sign up for updates on 4G and all the latest info at their new site – ee.co.uk. …

Opinion piece: Switching from Lumia

First off, the facts. I have a Nokia Lumia 800 as my current phone and I love it, it does everything I need it to do. Not only well but it looks good too, I have converted half my friends and family over to Windows Phone. The first …

Nokia 920 to grab EE exclusive?

With just minutes to go until the Everything Everywhere launch we’re expecting the launch of 4G and possible handset exclusivity on the new faster network. The Financial Times is stating that the new Nokia Lumia 920 could be a network exclusive on EE. If Nokia could get its’ …

Instagram coming to Windows Phone?

Nokia has posted a new promo video to its YouTube channel which appears to leak that Instagram is coming to Windows Phone. Whilst the video is an animation intended to show off the benefits of Puremotion, it does seem to show a live tile with very similar info to …