Nokia Outlines Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1 Release Details


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 […]

Picture of Symbian-Powered Nokia N8 Successor Leaks Out


In addition to hearing that Nokia may be providing an upgrade path to its earlier Symbian^3 devices, including the venerable Nokia N8, to the next-generation of Symbian OS called Nokia Carla, we’re also seeing for the first time in photo of what Nokia is planning as a hardware successor to the camera phone king. The […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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


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 […]

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 […]

Leaked Nokia N5 Reveals Entry Level Symbian Phone with Anna Pre-Loaded

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Leaked images of a new, unannounced Symbian^3 smartphone shows that Nokia may be looking to refresh its entry-level Symbian lineup with a device that may be launched as the Nokia N5. The Nokia N5, as was leaked, has a slate-style form factor with a 3.2-inch display, the Symbian Anna software update pre-loaded, and a 5-megapixel […]

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


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


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’


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 […]