History of Nokia

Have you ever wondered how Nokia was formed, what were it’s first phones, when were they launched, what they were called etc? Well here’s your chance to find out.

Some of the highlights in Nokia’s history include:

One of the world’s first handheld device in 1987. The 1011 which is Nokia’s 1st GSM phone, 1994 when Nokia launched it’s famous ringtone through the Nokia 2110. World’s first satellite call using a Nokia phone in 1994. The Snake game lauched in 1997 and then the world’s first WAP phone etc. Continue reading “History of Nokia”

Nokia Widsets is now part of OVI Store

Nokia started work on WidSets which would offer the very latest and wide variety of applications, games, feeds etc. They would be compatible with various pones from various manufacturers.

Now there’s news that the WidSets site by Nokia would be changed into the OVI Store which Nokia describes as the one-stop global store for mobile games, apps, videos, social content etc. Nokia announced that from the 1st of June 2009, the WidSets account will no longer be available. Continue reading “Nokia Widsets is now part of OVI Store”

Rumor : Nokia to Use Capacitive Screen on 5800 XpressMusic

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

According to a newspaper, Nokia is planning to change the resistive screen on the successful Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and use a capacitive screen instead.

Here is the press release:

Nokia plans to replace the resistive touch panel currently used in its 5800 handset with a capacitive touch panel in order to compete effectively with rival models from Apple, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, according to sources at Taiwan handset component suppliers.

Nokia’s initial orders for capacitive touch panels will be enough for the production of two million 5800 handsets, with shipments of the new version to begin in May-June, indicated the sources, who are familiar with Nokia’s roadmap. Continue reading “Rumor : Nokia to Use Capacitive Screen on 5800 XpressMusic”

Nokia N86 8MP Gets TIPA Award

The Nokia N86 8MP

has just received an award from TIPA as the Best Mobile Imaging Device of 2009.

Well the phone is expected to hit the market soon , but even before that its got a feather on its cap.

Here’s the press release:

GLOBAL – It’s only been a couple of months since the Nokia N86 8MP was unveiled, but already it’s bagged a prestigious industry award from TIPA (Technical Image Press Association). Picking up the Best Mobile Imaging Device in 2009, the N86 has instantly made a splash amongst what is viewed in photography as one of the most influential organisations. Continue reading “Nokia N86 8MP Gets TIPA Award”

Nokia Sells 3 Million 5800 XpressMusic Phones!

According to an earlier report, many sites published that Nokia had sold 13 million 5800 XpressMusic devices till date. But that news was incorrect and it was actually the Nokia 5310 that had sold 13 million units worldwide.

Anyway here’s the correct news.

Nokia has sold more than 3 million 5800 XpressMusic phones worldwide and that is a good number since Nokia had only a target of 1 million devices. The 5800 is selling more than the iPhone in every place except the USA. That’s a market where even the entire range of Nokia devices have failed to capture much attention. Continue reading “Nokia Sells 3 Million 5800 XpressMusic Phones!”

Black Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Pictures

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic in Black
Nokia 5800 XpressMusic in Black

A while ago we had heard rumours of a black version of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic coming soon. Though most of us were sure that this would come out due to Nokia’s previous launches like after the N95 came the N95 8GB and after the N79 came the black version, we didn’t know when it would come or how exactly it would look like.

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Sony Ericsson W995 Review

Sony Ericsson W995
Sony Ericsson W995

Here is a review of the Sony Ericsson W995 by the staff of the famous SE-NSE website. The review has been very much talked about. It was started back in February and is now finally finished and has been published.

The review was conducted by testing prototypes of the W995 and there are some missing features and bugs on the device. Thus the review may not be the exact portrayal of the final W995 product. The review will be updated when the phone releases in stores to give you a real view of the final product.

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iPhone Flops in India now onto China

When the Indian phone fanatics came to know about the release of the Apple iPhone 3G in India, they are all were all excited and so was Apple who expected to see great sales in the largest cellphone market in the world.

But that was not to be the case. When the iPhone 3G was released on Vodafone and Airtel, it disappointed a lot of awaiting customers due to it’s high price of 700US$. Even the people who bought their iPhone 3Gs couldn’t use it fully due to the lack of 3G networks in India. A senior Airtel executive said that iPhone sales have yet to reach 20,000 handsets. Continue reading “iPhone Flops in India now onto China”