Nokia Goes Luxe with Nokia Oro Gold Edition C7


Nokia, which already operates the luxury Vertu line that rivals high-end Swiss-made watches in price and craftsmanship, is creating a high-value Nokia C7 spin-off as the Nokia Oro. The Nokia C7, pegged as a flagship consumer Symbian^3 smartphone for its affordable price-tag and more modest fixed-focus camera than the flagship Nokia N8, will be gaining […]

Nokia Astound TV Commercial Entertains, but Light on Details

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Nokia is running a national TV commercial promoting the Astound phone. It’s certainly one of the more creative smartphone ads I’ve seen recently and I think it’ll draw a lot of people in to learn more about the Nokia Astound, a device that’s available from T-Mobile. The Nokia ad is set to a modern rendition […]

Nokia Sleeping Screen Brings Animation to Lock Screens


One of the features–other than the amazing camera–that I love about my Nokia N8 is the ability to quickly glance at the time and date even when the phone is in idle without having to turn on the display thanks to the beautiful analog or digital clock on the Symbian^3 standby screen. It’s like carrying […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo and T-Mobile Nokia Astound Get Unboxed (Videos)

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Those of you thinking about picking up T-Mobile’s version of the Nokia C7 (the Nokia Astound) or Sprint’s unique dual-screened Android device (the Kyocera Echo) are in luck because Wirefly has posted lengthy unboxing videos of the duo. The T-Mobile Nokia Astound will be arriving on April 6th and it will a Symbian^3 powered device […]

Best of CTIA Wireless 2011 Awards


CTIA Wireless 2011 is taking place in Orlando this week and our own Chuong Nguyen has been running around the convention floor to find the best smartphones and tablets of CTIA 2011. These new smartphones and tablets are on the way to carriers and retailers near you, some as soon as April, bringing you the […]

T-Mobile Nokia Astound Hands-On (video)

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Yesterday at CTIA, Nokia and T-Mobile announced the United States version of the Finnish companies C7 handset, a device called the Nokia Astound, which offers great price points both at the hardware and data plan levels. T-Mobile is going to be offering up the device for a mere $80 when it hits shelves on April […]

Nokia Astound Coming To T-Mobile On April 6th


Just a few days ago we heard that the Nokia Astound might be coming to T-Mobile at some point during the month of April. Sure enough, Nokia has confirmed that handset will be hitting the shores of the United States on April 6th. The Astound is indeed going to be T-Mobile’s version of the C7. It’s […]

T-Mobile Nokia Astound Rumored for April Release


The T-Mobile Astound, which is widely believed to the the Nokia C7 model re-badged for the U.S. carrier, will be coming April 6th for a mere $80 on contract. As a more budget-conscious smartphone that features some nice high-end features, the Astound will only be a 3G smartphone and won’t support T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network. […]

Nokia to ‘Astound’ T-Mobile Subscribers with C7 Symbian Smartphone


Nokia may soon be launching its Nokia C7 smartphone as the Nokia Astound on T-Mobile USA according to a leak obtained by TmoNews. The C7 smartphone was previously rumored to be coming to the nation’s fourth largest network as the Nokia Tiger, but Tiger may be an internal codename. I’ve had some hands-on time with […]