Post-Anna, Nokia Promises Symbian Belle Update for N8, C6, C7, E6, E7, X7 in Q4

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Now that Anna is beginning to roll out for current-generation Symbian^3 devices, including flagships like the Nokia E7 and N8, the company is looking forward to the future towards Symbian Belle, promising that the new software update will launch ” from the fourth quarter onwards for earlier Symbian 3 devices.” It’s unclear what fourth quarter onwards […]

Nokia Confirms Symbian Anna Software Update for Everyone by End of August

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Nokia, writing on the company’s official Twitter account, confirms that the Symbian Anna software update will hit existing Symbian^3 phones by the end of August, though a more specific timeline was not given for the Nokia N8, E7, and C7 handsets. The company says that new smartphones shipping this month should come pre-loaded with the […]

Symbian Belle Icons Shown in Portrait, Landscape on Nokia N8, E7

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While we had previously reported on Symbian Belle, the software update that will follow Symbian Anna, previously at GottaBeMobile, we’re seeing shots showing how the icons will look on both the Nokia N8 and the Nokia E7 in both portrait and landscape orientations. The Symbian Belle update is said to be coming either at the […]

Nokia E6, X7 Now Shipping with Anna; E7, N8, C6 Update is ‘Coming Soon’

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Nokia has revealed that its Symbian^3 Nokia E6 and X7 are now shipping, and both devices will ship pre-loaded with the Symbian software update called Anna, formally known as PR 2.0. Unfortunately, though the news is somewhat bittersweet for early adopters of Nokia’s Symbian^3 products like the Nokia E7, a handset with a landscape-oriented QWERTY […]

Symbian Anna Update Shown in Video on Nokia E7 Phone

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After the Symbian Anna update was captured on the Nokia N8 hardware, a new video has surfaced showing the Nokia E7 business messaging phone, part of the company’s Communicator heritage, running the forthcoming Symbian^3 OS update. The official French language video highlights some new features behind Symbian Anna, which refreshes the Symbian^3 appearance and user […]

Nokia Sleeping Screen Brings Animation to Lock Screens

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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 […]

Nokia E7 Delayed Until 2011

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Unfortuantely, the Nokia E7 Symbian^3-powered smartphone with its landscape-oriented pop-out keyboard did not debut on December 10th as was promised, but that may be for the best. Nokia says that the phone will be delayed until Q1 2011 without giving specific cause. A spokeswoman for the company said: We just wanted to make sure it’s […]

Nokia E7 Communicator Shipping December 10th

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Given the rather abrupt announcement of the transfer of Symbian development duties from the Symbian Foundation to Nokia this morning, Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is reassuring everyone that it’s still committed to Symbian, and more particularly Symbian^3. Following the launch of the Nokia N8 smartphone, Nokia’s first Symbian^3 phone which has a slate-style form factor, […]