Nokia 515 revealed, brings aluminum construction to feature phones


Nokia today announced a brand new S40 device, the Nokia 515, that has been designed as a throwback to classic handset designs from Nokia’s past. The body has an anodised, sandblasted aluminum construction and the 2.4″ QVGA display has Gorilla Glass 2 protection over it. The Finnish company claims to have developed a new hardened polycarbonate resin for the keymat that has a gentle curvature to it. The entire handset is 11mm thin and weighs in at 101.5 grams. Continue reading “Nokia 515 revealed, brings aluminum construction to feature phones”

Nokia Asha 311 Unboxing

Here is the unboxing of the Nokia Asha 311 which is one of the first Asha smartphones from the company. It packs a 3 inch full touch capacitive screen which is also scratch resistant. It is powered by a 1GHz processor and a microSD 2GB card comes in the box which is upgradeable to 32GB. It packs a 3.2 Megapixel camera on the back. Check out the unboxing video below. It comes with free access to over 45 lakh songs on Nokia Music for a period of 3 months. Continue reading “Nokia Asha 311 Unboxing”

Nokia sells their 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone in Brazil

Nokia has announced that they have shipped over 1.5 billion Series 40 (S40) phones. Their first Series 40 phone, Nokia 7110 was developed in 1999 that offered web-based functions, including email. The 1.5 billionth phone was received by a female consumer in the Brazilian city of São Paulo. Their latest S40 phone Nokia Asha 303 with QWERTY keypad, Touch screen display and 1 GHz processor was announced at the Nokia World last year. Continue reading “Nokia sells their 1.5 billionth Series 40 phone in Brazil”

Nokia Asha 303 hands-on

Nokia today announced the Nokia Asha 303, part of the new Asha portfolio of S40 touch and type featurephones designed for emerging markets and part of Nokia’s strategy of getting the next billion people online. Continue reading “Nokia Asha 303 hands-on”

Nokia Maps coming to S40 devices with offline Map viewing

Nokia announced its Dual SIM touch and type slider phone, C2-03 at Nokia Connection at Singapore. This phone also comes with Nokia Maps pre-loaded in it. Unlike the earlier versions of the Nokia maps on the S40 devices, this would support offline map viewing.
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Belle UI Update For S40 Devices Incoming ?

The upcoming Belle UI update might also be coming to S40 devices as can be seen from leaked images and a screenshot.

Jay over at MyNokiaBlog reports that the Belle UI might be making its way to S40 devices as well. The update scheduled to hit S^3 devices later this year brings a major interface haul to all current S^3 devices. The update integrates the top status bar adds new icons along with  a performance boost.

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Nokia C3 Unboxing Pics and Video

C3 box Side

Here are some unboxing pics of the Nokia C3 we received from Nokia India for trial. It is the first S40 phone with a full QWERTY keypad and it packs WiFi too. The box contents are pretty simple and it comes with a 2mm pin AC charger and a WH-102 wired headset. Find some pics below and also a video of the unboxing. Continue reading “Nokia C3 Unboxing Pics and Video”

Nokia C3 Review

Here is the FoneArena Nokia C3 review – an entry level QWERTY phone which is available for purchase in UK. The phone drew plenty of attention in Indonesia when it was launched a while ago.

The Nokia C3 looks at first glanced like a Nokia E72, but essentially it is a stripped down phone geared towards youngsters with a range of social networking applications at its heart. Continue reading “Nokia C3 Review”

Nokia C3 Preview – Pics , Video And E72 Comparison

We had the chance to play with the the upcoming Nokia C3 which saw a great response in Indonesia. Nokia had launched this device along with the E5 and C6 in April . This handset is expected to be launched in India soon at the Rs.5000 price point . We have already showed you a lot of Photos , live pics and videos .  We wanted to share our initial impressions of the C3 in this preview. You can check our video and more pics after the jump !

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Nokia C3 – Cheap QWERTY phone at Price of Rs.5500 with Wi-Fi

Nokia seems to have a launched a fully loaded phone – the Nokia C3 , at a very affordable price.  It’s the world’s first QWERTY phone based on the S40 platform. Till now S40 phones had only T9 keypads which were not comfortable to type a lot. The C3  brings messaging and social networking to the masses. It comes with Nokia Messaging tailored for Series 40 meaning that you can open an email account without having to logon to a PC if you are those parts of the world where PCs don’t exist. Continue reading “Nokia C3 – Cheap QWERTY phone at Price of Rs.5500 with Wi-Fi”

Nokia to bring S40 phones with Touch, QWERTY and Dual SIM

We already Nokia is planning to introduce Dual SIM phones this year as announced .Now according to a document posted on CellularMania , Nokia has not yet stalled investment in S40 and infact plans to bring major new features such as Touchscreen and QWERTY to lower price points Continue reading “Nokia to bring S40 phones with Touch, QWERTY and Dual SIM”

Nokia to bring Dual SIM phones in 2010

nokia dual sim

At the Nokia Capital Markets Day yesterday Nokia made a lot of forward looking statements including some indications of their device portfolio in 2010.

UPDATE: This is finally a reality ! Nokia has finally launched Dual Phones

C1 & C2

Nokia made it’s intentions to remain the leader in the handset market and that it’s not taking the competition lightly. Some good news for all of you who are craving for that Nokia Dual  SIM mobile phone. It might actually become a reality in 2010.

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