Nokia Lumia 610 now in stock at UK retailers

The low-cost Windows Phone from Nokia the Lumia 610 which was announced at MWC 2012 is now in-stock at select retailers in the UK and priced very competitively. The affordable Windows Phone is available from 145.99 GBP excluding VAT ( Rs.12620 approx / 230 USD ) only in Black colour at the moment and the Cyan version is expected to be in stock in a few days. The Lumia 610 packs a 3.7 inch display and 8GB of internal memory. It has only 256MB of RAM and is powered by a 800 MHz Processor Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 610 now in stock at UK retailers”

Video : Fujitsu IS12T Windows Phone Hands On

The Fujitsu IS12T is the first phone in Japan to run Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. It is also the first waterproof and dust proof Windows smartphone.

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Nokia Lumia 710 Review

Welcome to FoneArena’s review of the Nokia Lumia 710. The Lumia 710 is Espoo’s second Windows Phone 7 device. It is Nokia’s designated entry level smartphone aimed at introducing Windows Phone to the masses. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 710 Review”

Nokia Lumia 800 white version hands-on

It seems apt that Nokia has chosen to announced a new colour Lumia 800 this week. Europe has been blankated by snow – so what better way than to celebrate than making official the white version. White is a popular colour for a phone, and while the previous versions has always looked so darn beautiful on the Lumia 800’s Polycarbonate unibody shell, it just isn’t quite as sexy as it is in white. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 800 white version hands-on”

Samsung Omnia W Unboxing

Here is quick unboxing of the Samsung Omnia W , Samsung’s first Windows Phone to be launched in India.We already did a hands on from the India launch event last year. It is powered by a 1.4GHz CPU and sports a 3.7 in Super AMOLED display.It runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and one can download apps from the Windows Marketplace. Take a look at the video below where we unbox the device and also show you a really quick hardware overview of the device.


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HTC Radar Review

The HTC Radar marks the beginning of the next generation Windows Phone 7 devices. The fledgling OS had previously failed to grab much of market share owing to its lack of several basic features including multitasking , copy paste but with Mango onboard , WP7 stands a definite chance to make a dent in the market.

The Radar is one of the first few devices to natively run Windows Phone 7.5 ie Mango on it. Lets take a deeper look at it  in the FoneArena HTC Radar Review. Continue reading “HTC Radar Review”

Microsoft Admits Windows Phone 7.5 Lacks NFC Support

Microsoft has just made a correction to a statement they previously made. It seems that Windows Phone 7.5 does indeed lack support for NFC.

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Nokia Lumia 800 Review

Welcome to the FoneArena Nokia Lumia 800 Review. It is barely eight months after Stephen Elop’s infamous burning platform memo, Nokia has announced their first ever Windows Phone 7 device and has even begun shipment to retailers in Europe. Many thought it was impossible, but Nokia did it anyway. Is this a sign that the once complacent giant has finally woken up to the reality of mobile phone business in the 21st century?

Speak to many Nokia employees and in their views are the same: the Lumia 800 is Nokia’s comeback phone. It isn’t the high end device that many hoped for, but it is the first step. After all you need to learn to walk before you run. For Nokia to be able to get the Lumia 800 into the hands of the press eight months after they started working on this device is impressive, but would that be enough. Read on to find out what we think about the new Lumia 800. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 800 Review”

Nokia Lumia 800 unboxing


A week after the Nokia Lumia 800 was announced, and less than a week after Nokia World 2011 ended, Nokia has begun sending samples of the Nokia Lumia 800 to the press. This is an impressive turnaround compared to previous years. In addition to that Nokia has also announced that the Lumia 800 will be released on 16 November, two weeks from now. Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 800 unboxing”

[Breaking] Nokia 800 Coming to India in 2011

Stephen Elop  , CEO Nokia ,  has just confirmed on the stage here at Nokia World in London that the Nokia 800 will be making its way to India in before the end of the year along with Hong Kong

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Kik Messenger Introduces New Symbian, Windows Phone Apps At Nokia World

The cross platform messenger service Kik today launched its Symbian and updated Windows Phone apps at the Nokia World conference in London. The messenger competes with the likes of WhatsApp and is also  available on iOS , Android and Blackberry platforms. With the new Symbian app Kik Messenger users should be able to communicate regardless of platform of choice.

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Samsung Omnia W Hands-On


We already know that recently Samsung India has launched three new smartphones in 3 different platforms namely, Android, BADA and Windows Phone. We attended the launch event in Delhi and here are the hands-on photos of Samsung Omnia W. Continue reading “Samsung Omnia W Hands-On”

Nokia Maps for WP7 revealed in screenshots

The team have uncovered the placeholder listing for Nokia Maps on Windows Phone devices. The market place listing shows four screenshots for the new mapping solution being developed by Nokia.

The description reads as :

Nokia Maps helps you to be a local anywhere you go. See where you are and discover places nearby in a snap. Get reviews, uncover new destinations and reach them with smart routing for public transport, walking and driving.

Nokia’s mapping service is known to offer best in class offline turn-by-turn navigation for free. This is expected to be one of the key differentiators of Nokia’s Windows Phone devices from those made by other OEMs.

[Via – I Started Something]