27 February 2012

Nokia presented new Lumia 610 WP7 smartphone

Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Phone 7Nokia has announced today at MWC 2012 Lumia 610 a new low cost Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device. New smartphone got only 256 Mb of on-board RAM and built-in 8 Gb flash drive and lack of  MicroSD cards slot. Capacitive display got standard WVGA resolution 480x800 pixels and dimentions of 3.7 inches. Network connectivity consists of Wi-Fi adapter (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1. Also this low-cost device surprisingly contains on-board GPS receiver, while camera got average 5 megapixels resolution with AF. Cool thing is a built-in FM tuner. Device will be running under control of OS Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.

Mobile network support is GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz. Nokia Lumia 610 got weight 132 g and dimensions 119×62×12 mm. The price in Europe will be around 190 euro.

Nokia Belle got new Microsoft Apps

Microsoft, the best partner of Nokia, feeds Nokia's devices with its mobile apps OneNote, Lync, PowerPoint Broadcast, and Document Connection. This apps targets to Nokia Belle Symbian new version OS. Four Microsoft apps are initially released and will be delivered via the Software Update application for the Nokia E7, Nokia 610, Nokia C7, Nokia 603, Nokia 700,  Nokia X7, Nokia 701, Nokia C6-01 right away, and later for Nokia E6, Nokia N8,  and Nokia 500.
Let's look what MS brings to us in this release: first one is a Microsoft PowerPoint Broadcast app which allows you to show presentations on PC via your smartphone.
Second one is Microsoft OneNote which allows you to write rich text notes, which can be shared and synchronized with most of laptop and PC or mobile devices. Third one is Microsoft Lync is a corporate IM service with internal server setup.
And final one is Microsoft Document Connection which is a viewer for Office files using a Microsoft ShareView or Office Live and associated Exchange account like already available solutions for Dropbox or Google Docs.
Except these apps already published there is info that Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are on the go too.

15 February 2012

Nokia 500 Belle firmware appeared

Nokia Belle updatedThis site  posted information that Belle firmware update for Nokia 500 is available for download in form of binary image and can be flashed with help of Phoenix flashing software. Belle still isn't available for Nokia 500 via Nokia Suite but will be available in few days. Nokia smartphone users who can't wait may right now download and flash Belle to their phones. Flashing requires installing Phoenix flasher and downloading binary image of Belle firmware.

14 February 2012

Nokia Belle Update Released For Symbian Phones

Do you have a Nokia phone with the Symbian^3 OS? Then perhaps it is nice to hear that Nokia Belle update have been released on February 8 to phones with Symbian^3. Nokia Belle is a new major update of Symbian OS since Symbian Anna release. Belle installs on wide variety of Nokia devices and among the phones supported are Nokia N8, Nokia C7, Nokia E7, Nokia X7, Nokia C6-01, E6 and Nokia Oro. We got a lot of improvements when the first major update in a long time, Anna, was released for Symbian last year. Symbian has long been considered an obsolete OS that can not beat competitors like Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7. But with last Anna and Belle updates Nokia provided much more modern experience to its customers.

To apply Belle update to your phone only that you need is a computer, the Nokia Suite 3.3 installed, USB cable and some free time.  After your phone got update you will get access to three additional Home screens, new widgets on the home screen and the modern status bar which can be pulled down just like in Android and Apple iOS devices. Release notes also mention better NFC support, more informative lock screen and improved multitasking.

Nokia MWC leaks - Nokia 808, Lumia 610

Last few days we've heard a lot new numbers from Nokia: 803, Lumia 719, Lumia 730, Lumia 910 and now they added more - 808 and Lumia 610.
Two days ago our attention were focused on leak of probably the last Nokia smartphone running Symbian Nokia 803. This maybe true or not, but sources was speaking about it as a phone with the best camera ever built-in the mobile phone. Its camera probably would get an optical zoom. The title of the best camera smartphone for now belongs to Nokia N8, whose 12 megapixel camera captures great photos and record 720p HD video with continuous auto-focus.
Let's look at the specifications of the Nokia 803. It has an optical zoom, Xenon flash, the physical protection of the sensor and Full HD video at 30 fps. Other specs shows that Nokia 803 will run Belle flavor os Symbian OS, also it will have AMOLED 4-inch display, HDMI port, Bluetooth connectivity, NFC, HSPA+ network connectivity. The Nokia 803 supposed to be presented at MWC 2012.
The other leaked announcement are Windows Phone Tango featured Nokia Lumia 900 in international version and a new low-end WP7  smartphone called the Lumia 610 (probably renamed Lumia 730).