Microsoft Office Now Hitting Nokia’s Symbian Handsets

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The official mobile version of Microsoft’s Office suite was previously limited to Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows Mobile platforms, but thanks to a partnership with Nokia, Symbian users will now be able to get the productivity franchise on their Nokia Belle or Anna handsets. Creating and editing capabilities will be available through Word and Excel […]

Nokia Outlines Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1 Release Details

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After the release of the Nokia Belle software update for Nokia’s Symbian^3 smartphone, Nokia is ready to deploy a second software update to its newer Symbian devices dubbed Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1. And despite being lumped under the Belle release–rather than get a full name change to the next Nokia OS called Nokia Carla–Feature […]

Nokia 808 PureView Sample Photos Are Stunning

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Earlier today at the Mobile World Congress, Nokia announced a device called the Nokia 808 PureView, a Nokia Belle (Symbian Belle) device that is packing a whopping 41-megapixel Carl Zeiss camera. That mega-pixel count absolutely destroys anything, at least in mega-pixel count, on the market. But how do the images actually look?  Well, Nokia has […]

Nokia 808 PureView Packs Jaw-Dropping 41-Megapixel Carl Zeiss Camera!

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My 12-megapixel capable Nokia N8 just feels incredibly insufficient now that Nokia has announced a successor in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView, which packs a powerhouse 41-megapixel still camera. The camera on the Nokia 808 can capture widescreen 16:9 resolutions at a more meager 35-megapixel resolution. The insane megapixel support bests any camera […]

Nokia 803 Rumored: 4-Inch Display, Huge Camera Sensor, Symbian

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It looks like Nokia will be releasing one last Symbian-powered smartphone as BGR is reporting that the Finnish company is gearing up to roll out a device called the Nokia 803 which will apparently run Symbian Belle as an operating system and come with one of the largest camera sensors ever to grace a smartphone. […]

Nokia’s Symbian Belle 801 Smartphone to Resemble N9, Lumia 800

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There’s been more chatter of a Symbian successor to the venerable Nokia N8 in the camera phone department. The device is said to sport a 12-megapixel camera, 4-inch nHD resolution AMOLED display with a Clear Black Display screen, and Nokia Belle pre-loaded. Additionally, a leaked photo, if accurate, suggests that the Nokia 801 would bear […]

Skype Now Available for Nokia Belle Symbian OS

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While owners of Windows Phone still have to wait for a native Skype solution despite Microsoft’s acquisition of the VoIP telephony company, owners of Nokia’s Symbian smartphone with the latest Nokia Belle, former called Symbian Belle or Symbian^3 Belle, can now download the Skype app. Unfortunately, though, it doesn’t look like video calling is supported […]

Symbian Belle Update Coming in 2012

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While it was often speculated that Symbian Belle, the Symbian^3 update that follows the release of Symbian Anna, would be coming in the fourth quarter of this year, Nokia has finally confirmed that this would not be the case and Symbian’s forthcoming update will be landing in 2012. Symbian Belle brings an updated visual UI […]

Microsoft Apps to Come to Nokia’s Symbian Smartphones

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In another example of the Nokia-Microsoft partnership, Microsoft will soon release more of its apps and services for Nokia’s Symbian-based smartphones. Called Microsoft Apps, the software suite of productivity applications will be landing on Nokia’s Symbian Anna and Belle smartphones in late 2011, which is also the same time that Nokia will be unveiling its […]

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 Countdown Hints that Symbian Belle Coming August 24th

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Nokia has placed a new countdown timer and Flash animation on its Facebook page, counting down to ‘something new.’ Though the countdown was vague, the Flash animation was inadvertantly named as the Belle Teaser, to which the company had later renamed to just ‘Teaser’ to remove allusions to the Symbian Belle software update to the […]

New Images of Symbian Belle-Powered Nokia 700 Zeta Leak Out

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New images have emerged of a forthcoming Nokia smartphone, called the Nokia 700 Zeta, which will come pre-loaded with the Symbian^3 Belle software update. The device will take a departure from Nokia’s traditional smartphone naming convention–which is currently in series right now for the N, E, C, and X series–for a simpler three-number name. The […]

4 New Nokia Symbian Handsets with Symbian Belle, 1 GHz CPU

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Nokia, which had been modestly conservative with its CPU clock speeds in the past due to the efficient nature of Symbian in resource requirements, is making an aggressive play in the Symbian arena with regards to specs. A leaked data sheet reveals 4 new, unannounced Symabian^3 smartphones–Cindy, Fate, Helen, and Zeta–all of which sport 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 […]

More Rumored Details Emerge Surrounding Symbian^3 Belle Update

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After early screenshots of the Symbian^3 Belle firmware shown on the Nokia E7 had leaked last week, we’re hearing more information about the software update that could propel Symbian forward with a more modern look and feel to make it more competitive with other touch-friendly operating systems, like iOS and Android. It turns out, according […]