Printed from http://www.electronista.com

New firmware said fixing 5800 NAM's 3G drops

updated 09:25 am EST, Thu March 5, 2009

Nokia fixes 5800 NAM issue

As promised earlier this week, Nokia has reportedly found a fix for the connectivity issues in certain areas affecting its 5800 XpressMusic handset with a new firmware update that is yet to be released. An unnamed source at Nokia tells NokiaBlog that a new round of firmware connects to 3G networks in Chicago and New York without any of the previously-reported problems, which in many cases saw phones in these US cities getting no 3G reception whatsoever.

A release date for the update that will replace the original v11 firmware is not yet known, however, but existing owners of the handset in the affected areas should have full functionality once it is released and downloaded. Those with the original, international version of the 5800 XpressMusic aren't affected as the device only has support for GSM and EDGE service in the US.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News