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Gresso shows rugged Regal Titanium handset for $4,500

10/30, 10:10am

Regal Titanium made from a billet of titanium, runs on Symbian S40

Luxury handset maker Gresso has shown off a new handset, the Regal Titanium. As the name suggests, it is largely made of titanium, milled from a billet piece of the metal. Titanium is resistant to corrosion, salt, moisture and sunlight, making it long lasting.

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Nokia Browser 2.0 for S40 democratizes mobile data

04/23, 1:00pm

Browser now cloud based, adds social sharing

Nokia has just debuted the newest version of its web browser app for phones across its Series 40 range of phones. The launch of the new browser version brings cloud-based browsing and social media integration, among other features, to Nokia's entry-level handset line.

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Nokia Asha 306 manual leaks, gives hint at specs

04/09, 2:30pm

Asha 306 phone leaked thanks to online manual

The current wave of promised Nokia Asha S40 phones will be joined by a fifth model, the Asha 306, if the recently leaked owner's manual (PDF) is any indication. Unlike the Asha 303, 300, 202, and 203, the 306 forgoes a hardware keyboard, opting only for a touchscreen. The phones are due to arrive sometime in the next three months.

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Nokia said keeping MeeGo alive with two budget smartphones

03/28, 12:15pm

Nokia rumored to be working on two MeeGo phones

Nokia is working on two entry-level MeeGo phones as part of its Next Billion Group project, NetbookNews heard from sources from within that group. The mission of the group is to bring the Internet to a billion people who currently don't have access to it in many third-world countries. To do so requires a free operating system, which Windows Phone isn't, while Symbian is run by Accenture and being phased out from Nokia's smartphone mix.

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Nokia, Microsoft pledge 18m euros to Windows Phone app devs

03/26, 2:50pm

Nokia, Microsoft fund apps development program

In the hopes of building up the app ecosystem for the Windows Phone platform in the long term, both Microsoft and Nokia on Monday have pledged to commit 9 million euros (about $12m) each to a new developer program at Finland's Aalto University. Called AppCampus, the project aims to attract budding and established developers for the ecosystem. The program will also result in apps for Nokia's Symbian and Series 40 platforms.

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Hands-on: Nokia Asha 202, 203, 302

02/27, 6:15pm

We take on Nokia's latest Asha models

Nokia at its special event at Mobile World Congress on Monday paid a large part of its time focusing on a new wave of S40 phones: the Asha 202, Asha 203, and Asha 302. We got to look at all three shortly after, and had a look at the importance of designer phones to much of the world: a messaging phone in Mumbai is as vital as an iPhone in New York. Continue on for a hands-on underscoring the importance of quality phones for everyone.

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Live: Nokia's MWC 2012 event

02/27, 2:25am

Our coverage of Nokia's live presser

Nokia is holding a special event at Mobile World Congress that's expected to be device-focused. The lineup could include an international version of the Lumia 900 as well as a low-cost Lumia 910 and possibly new Asha messaging phones. Check out our live coverage page for updates as they appear from the Fira de Barcelona.

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Nokia teases high-end camera phone for MWC

02/21, 2:30pm

Nokia to unveil 'pure' camera in a phone at MWC?

Nokia will unveil a high-end camera phone at its Mobile World Congress event on February 27, a teaser video released by the world's largest mobile phone maker indicates. Full of phrases like 'Pure detail,' 'Pure depth' and 'Pure definition,' the emphasis is certainly on image quality. The company has been rumored to unveil an international Lumia 900 at the show, which may sport a 12-megapixel camera.

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Nokia's 305 and 610 phones get Indonesian certification

02/17, 11:35am

Nokia 305, 610 certified by Indonesian regulator

Indonesia has issued certification for the operation of two new Nokia handsets, the Asha 305 and Lumia 610. The 305 is expected to be part of the entry-level Asha range and sport the Symbian S40 operating system and may get a 1GHz processor. The 610 is likely to be an entry-level Windows Phone device, and the certification reveals the Lumia 610 will get GSM 900/1,800MHz support along with WCDMA at 2,100MHz for 3G.

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Nokia ships 1.5 billion S40 phones, sells old plant

01/25, 9:50am

Nokia hits symbolic milestone with S40

Nokia hit a milestone and a possible close to one phase of the industry on Wednesday after it sold its 1.5 billionth Symbian S40 phone. The device, an Asha 303 messaging phone, went to 21-year-old Mayara Rodrigues of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The platform has been around since 1999, starting with the Nokia 7110.

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Nokia buys Smarterphone to give basic phones smart features

01/06, 1:00pm

Nokia takes on Smartphone to upgrade core lineup

Nokia and Ferd Capital revealed late Thursday that Nokia had quietly bought Ferd company Smarterphone. The deal, which had been wrapped up in November but only just made public this week, was intended to give Nokia's basic feature phones a "user experience similar to smart phones" using Smartphone's software. The terms of the deal hadn't been given out.

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Nokia may have vertical Symbian slider on tap at event

10/25, 4:10pm

Nokia to give away unseen Symbian slider phone?

Nokia may unveil a QWERTY Symbian phone at its Nokia World show that kicks off tomorrow, as indicated by some photos posted by Engadget. They reveal Nokia reps unpacking a truck outside of the venue, with images and text on the boxes showing what is believed to be a Symbian-powered, vertical slider. The tagline on the boxes reads "You. Me. Everyone. Let's QWERTY," though the model number is covered up with tape.

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Nokia sells messaging business to Synchronica

06/30, 7:15pm

Nokia offloads messaging to Syncrhonica

Nokia on Thursday continued its offloading of Symbian businesses by selling its messaging service to Synchronica. The mobile messaging developer will get Nokia's self-run e-mail, instant messaging, and social networking portals. It plans to take on all of Nokia's ten contracts in North America and will keep supporting both basic S40 phones and Symbian smartphones.

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