Nokia might have downhearted the current generation Lumia users by keeping them deprived of the latest Windows Phone 8 OS, but it is ensuring that they are not completely left out its features. Nokia earlier announced that it would be releasing an intermediate version Windows Phone 7.8 which would bring most WP8 features to these devices. Read more
Nokia’s next flagship mobile, the Lumia 900, is set to launch in the US at CES 2012. Also known as Nokia Ace, the AT&T version is codenamed Nokia Eloko, reports Pocketnow.com. Below is a quick look at what the leaked specs look like so far. Read more
Nokia has started sending invites to its event on Jan 9th during CES 2012 in Las Vegas. The event is speculated to be the launch of Nokia’s Lumia devices in the US. The invite “Witness the Amazing Everyday”, suggests a clear message about the launch of Lumia devices which are marketed by the slogan “Amazing Everyday”. The Metro UI Tile theme on the invite too substantiates the same. Read more
After Nokia announced the Lumia phones in India last month, the phones are now officially up for pre-order. Nokia is taking pre-orders of Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 across all outlets of Nokia Priority Dealers in India. The exact pricing of the phones is not yet announced, but on talking to one of the Priority Dealers, we are told that Lumia 800 would retail at Rs.29,000 while the Lumia 710 would be available at Rs.22,000. Nokia and Windows Phone enthusiast can reserve their Lumia device for a booking amount of Rs.1000.
For those who don’t know, Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 are the first Windows Phone devices from Nokia. Lumia 800 is powered by a single core 1.4GHz processor and would run Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. It has an 8MP snapper which records HD videos at 720p. Lumia 710 is a stripped down version of Lumia 800 sporting a 5MP camera and same 3.7″ ClearBlack display. Both phones bring various Windows Phone goodies like People Hub while Nokia Drive navigation, Nokia Music and Sports Hub powered by ESPN.
Although the current Windows 7 lineup of Nokia devices are yet to be available in various parts of the world, but its France head doesn’t shy off vaunting the rabbit in Nokia’s hat. Talking at an interview with French Newspaper LesEchos, he hinted at future lineup of Lumia devices as well as a Windows 8 powered tablet. Read more
Nokia has officially announced that its first Windows Phone smartphones – Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 would be available in India by the end of the year. While the polycarbonate bodied Lumia 800 is priced at Rs. 29,000, the plastic bodied Lumia 710 would be available for Rs.19,000. Read more