Nokia PureView 808, 700, X7 and others receive software updates
Apr24

Nokia PureView 808, 700, X7 and others receive software updates

While Symbian, known as Belle OS in its last days, is dead for while, it’s not yet completely buried. Nokia has started rolling out software updates for most of its Symbian smartphones that were released in 2011 and 2012. Included are the PureView 808 (with its awesome 41MP camera), the Nokia 700, Nokia 701, Nokia 603, Nokia X7 and Nokia 500. The update brings new homescreen widgets: Webview widget (detailed here), Mirror widget...

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Nokia Belle Refresh rolls out via software update starting today
Aug27

Nokia Belle Refresh rolls out via software update starting today

Symbian is dead, right? Right. That however hasn’t stopped Nokia (or Accenture, Symbian’s new owner) from releasing yet another software update for its 2010 range of devices (those that were launched running what was then called Symiban^3). So, the Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7, and Oro are already in the process of receiving the Nokia Belle Refresh update (software version 111.040.1511). The Nokia E6 will get its Belle...

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Nokia 808 PureView will be available in the UK on June 30
Jun26

Nokia 808 PureView will be available in the UK on June 30

The Nokia 808 PureView is finally (officially) on its way to the UK. And in just a few days, it will arrive over there, 41 MP camera in tow of course. The 808 PureView has been up for pre-order ever since April, but there was no word on an actual release date. At one point we were led to believe that it was delayed until July, while another rumor said something about June 21 being it. Well, it’s neither. The Nokia 808 PureView...

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Nokia 808 PureView now up for pre-order in the US, ships on July 8
Jun20

Nokia 808 PureView now up for pre-order in the US, ships on July 8

The Nokia 808 PureView with its insane 41 MP camera sensor can now be pre-ordered in the US. This follows the official announcement that it was headed over there from a couple of days ago, and the pricing details which emerged yesterday. So if you’re interested in picking up one of the most unique smartphones in the world, you can head over to Amazon right now and do just that. The price, like we told you yesterday, is $699. The...

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Nokia 808 PureView gets priced for the US, pre-orders start this week
Jun19

Nokia 808 PureView gets priced for the US, pre-orders start this week

Yesterday we let you know that the Nokia 808 PureView is on its way to the US, despite Nokia’s claims to the contrary back when it first announced the monster cameraphone. And today we have some more details for those of you anxious to get your hands on one. The 808 will be sold by Amazon, and it’s been priced at $699. That’s obviously anything but cheap, but on the other hand you are getting an unlocked device. That...

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Nokia PureView 808 officially “coming soon” to the US
Jun19

Nokia PureView 808 officially “coming soon” to the US

Although it hasn’t put up a press release or anything like that, Nokia has confirmed that its 41MP PureView 808 cameraphone is going to be officially released in the US – as expected from last week-end’s Facebook tease. The PureView 808 is now sitting comfortably over at Nokia USA’s website, with a “coming soon” notice attached. The handset features quad-band WCDMA connectivity (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100), so it will have 3G on...

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Samsung Galaxy S III and Nokia 808 PureView priced in China. Galaxy S III will be on all carriers
May30

Samsung Galaxy S III and Nokia 808 PureView priced in China. Galaxy S III will be on all carriers

Two of the most important smartphones announced this year have been priced for the Chinese market. On one hand, we have the Samsung Galaxy S III, with top of the line specs and record pre-orders – it’s bound to be one of the best selling devices this year. On the other hand, the Nokia 808 PureView impresses through one feature alone: its camera, so good that it’s not only better than those in any other phone ever...

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Nokia PureView 808 might be released in the UK on June 21
May30

Nokia PureView 808 might be released in the UK on June 21

It looks like the Nokia PureView 808 may not be delayed until July in the UK after all. Amazon UK is currently saying that the handset is due to be released “on June 21”, and obviously allows interested customers to pre-order it. The retailer is asking £499.98 for a SIM-free 808 – that’s about €625, or $778. As you may already know, the PureView 808 is arguably the best camera phone ever made. It offers a 41MP sensor with Carl Zeiss...

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Nokia 808 PureView delayed in the UK until mid-late July?
May26

Nokia 808 PureView delayed in the UK until mid-late July?

The Nokia 808 PureView may have been delayed in the UK. According to the relevant page up on retailer Clove‘s website, the first PureView phone is now slated to arrive only in mid-to-late July. That’s also what the aforementioned company told one of its customers who pre-ordered a Nokia 808 PureView. Said customer sent the email he received from Clove to MyNokiaBlog. The gist of it is this: the phone is indeed delayed...

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Unlocked Nokia 808 PureView to be launched in the US soon
May11

Unlocked Nokia 808 PureView to be launched in the US soon

It looks like Nokia will release its 808 PureView smartphone in the US after all. PC Mag had a chat with Nokia US president Chris Weber, who said that the company is trying to “figure out a way to make that [the 808 PureView] available in the U.S. in the next couple of months.” Unlike the Nokia Lumia 900 and Lumia 710 Windows Phones, the 808 PureView will not be offered by any US carrier. Instead, customers should be able to buy it...

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