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

Nokia 803

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


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 […]

Nokia to Cancel All Future Symbian Phone Development Except for One


After being optimistic and announcing that it would continue to sell at least 150 million more Symbian phones after having announced the switch to Windows Phone nearly a year ago, Nokia may have been overly optimistic and weak sales numbers for the Symbian ecosystem may lead the world’s largest phone-maker to abandon the sinking Symbian […]

Skype Now Available for Nokia Belle Symbian OS


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 […]

Nokia Rumored to Be Working on Windows Phone, Symbian N8 Successor


The Nokia N8 dominated the high-end camera phone market when it was released thanks to a large image sensor, Carl Zeiss optics, mechanical shutter, and bright Xenon flash, but it has been overshadowed by newer competitors recently. Nokia’s been quiet on the camera phone market, which it had helped to shape in the past with […]

Symbian Belle Update Coming in 2012


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 […]

Nokia N8 Used to Shoot Olive, a Full-Length Feature Film


The Nokia N8, a Symbian-powered smartphone with a 12-megapixel camera, 720p HD video recording, Xenon flash, mechanical shutter, and Carl Zeiss lens, is being used to film the world’s first full-length feature film shot with a smartphone camera. The film, titled Olive, is said to be hitting theaters soon. The N8 was used with a […]

Vertu Constellation: Nokia’s Latest Luxury Smartphone with Touchscreen and Symbian


Nokia’s wholly owned luxury subsidiary Vertu has recently announced the Vertu Constellation, a premium smartphone with Symbian and a touchscreen. Many of Vertu’s previous phones come with a feature-phone S40 operating system, the Constellation stands out from the pack with its touch-optimized Symbian operating system complete with a Sapphire crystal touchscreen. In fact, Vertu’s phones […]

Microsoft Apps to Come to Nokia’s Symbian Smartphones


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 […]

Nokia Brings NFC Support to All Phones, Accessories in Future


Nokia has officially announced that all of the products made by the Finnish phone-maker will come with near field communications, or NFC, support in the future, including the company’s Symbian and Windows Phone 7 handsets. NFC, which is gaining in mind share in the U.S. due to the potential of the technology to replace credit […]

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


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


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 […]

Nokia Announces New Nokia N8 Video/Camera App


The promised enhanced video and camera features for the Nokia N8, which was slated around the same time that Symbian Anna is expected to debut, is now a reality for eager mobile videographers. Nokia Conversations announced that the new video app–which brings ,among the many features to the N8, continuous focus while video recording and […]

Nokia 500 Announced with 1 GHz CPU, Symbian Anna Pre-Loaded


Given Nokia’s new model naming convention of a three-digit model number where the higher the first digit, the more powerful the phone, the newly announced Nokia 500 should be a ‘mid-range’ handset. Despite its average stature in the new branding strategy, the Nokia 500 is a beast of a phone and is the most powerful […]

Nokia’s Brand Still Connecting with People in Philippines


Though Nokia has suffered from stagnant sales and declining market share since the ascent of Android and iOS, the company’s brand is still leading in the Philippines, showing that the company still has a lot of clout in countries outside the U.S. and Europe that are now dominated by more modern touch-centric mobile OSes. As […]

Does the Nokia E6 Have the Best Display of Any Smartphone?


The Nokia E6 is Nokia’s first smartphone with a front-facing QWERTY keyboard that combines a touchscreen and the Symbian^3 ¬†operating system, and that device may have the best display of any modern smartphone. According to testing by GSM Arena, the Nokia E6’s display is the most pixel-dense display on the market as well as having […]