is introducing Asha 210, a brand new social smartphone that is proud to be the first smartphone that has its own WhatsApp button. According to Nokia, it is described as the phone that allows you to "have your social life at your fingertips."
has decided to create a lower cost phone, Nokia 105
, aiming at those that still purchase a phone for calls and texts. While we are all discussing the latest smartphones by Apple and Samsung and whether we should prefer iOS, Android, BB10 or WP8, Nokia is approaching a different type of customers, the ones that are unwilling to pay a fortune for a phone. Thus, they created a $20 device, which was presented at this year's Mobile World Congress
and has already been discussed a lot.
has presented two new smartphones at the Mobile World Congress, the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720, aiming at customers with lower budget.
Samsung Galaxy S3
is still one of the most impressive smartphones released this year, so it is not surprising at all that rumors about the next step to be taken by the South Koreans have already appeared.
prepares a Windows
smartphone under its own brand. Designed for the premium segment, the prototype is already operational, currently being under testing, according to sources inside the company, quoted by wpcentral.com
, which reinforce the rumors previously circulated in the Chinese media.
Nokia used to be dominant in the smartphone
market share, but the arrival of iPhone
has dropped their sales significantly. The company seems to insist in releasing Windows Phone handsets and that is why they are about to release Windows Phone 8 smartphone.
A few days after the rival Apple
announced its less spectacular results, it is time for Samsung
to disclose the official figures of the financial performance in the second quarter, and they are pretty impressive.
has decided to promote its popular Lumia
900 phone, not in the conventional way, but rather with a more creative idea. In order to promote the pink Lumia 900 phone, they decided to launch a matching pink nail polish.
Samsung, the world's largest mobile phone maker, expects the Galaxy S3
, the most advanced smartphone in its portfolio, to sell faster than previous models and to exceed 10 million units by July, informs Bloomberg
One of the significant hits given yesterday by Microsoft
refers to the lack of possibility to upgrade to the new OS – Windows Phone 8
– for the owners of Lumia smartphones, even for the owners of high-end models such as Nokia Lumia 900.
is one of the leading supporters of the mobile platform from Microsoft
and this does not seem to change with the new version of the platform – Windows Phone 8
maker Research In Motion
(RIM) has announced it aims to reduce operating costs by one billion dollars per year, a plan that includes significant layoffs.
expands its Asha
range with three new models: Nokia Asha 305, Nokia Asha 306 and Nokia Asha 311, phones with touchscreen that try to get closer as much as possible of the smartphone experience, while keeping a price as low as possible.
808 PureView is just the beginning: the Finnish manufacturer making plans for an entire range of PureView smartphones with various forms of design and prices, all recommended by the camera’s excellent performances.
"Some Nokia Lumia 900 customers have been experiencing a loss of data connectivity-both LTE and 3G-on their new handsets. Nokia has identified the problem and devised a software fix, which will be rolled out on or around April 16th. Customers not wanting to wait can have their phones swapped for updated versions in AT&T stores. The company will also give any AT&T customer buying a Lumia between now and April 21 a $100 credit on their next bill."
At the price AT&T are retailing the Lumia for (with contract), that $100 credit means you're effectively getting the Lumia for free. If you aren't afraid of hooking up with AT&T, that's a pretty good deal for what looks like one of the better Windows Phone 7 devices out there. And kudos to Nokia for the fast turnaround.
, now the world’s biggest-selling smartphone maker, says it expects to see its profits double for the first three months of the year.
, the maker of the popular BlackBerry
smartphone today said it was postponing its earlier scheduled disclosure of the latest company financial figures, preferring to go ahead first with the release of its awaited new BlackBerry 10
In an interview with people at The Verge
CEO Stephen Elop, was extremely pleased regarding the company’s performance after the first year of strategic partnership with Microsoft
announced a new range of products, services and partnerships at Mobile World Congress
. Stephen Elop, President and CEO of Nokia, presented the fourth terminal Lumia
, smarter mobile phones and a new range of services.
The GSMA announced nominees for the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. The winners will be presented on Tuesday, 28th February at the GSMA Mobile World Congress
, For 2012, the GSMA introduced 18 new awards. In total, 158 nominees have been shortlisted
are very popular brands among users, but LG
and even Sony Ericsson
do not even think to give up the fight to attract customers. In terms of smartphones, some would say that Apple is the benchmark, the most successful competitors being Samsung and HTC. But, as past experience shows, this classification does not remain the same forever.
South Koreans have surpassed the U.S. in sales of smartphones in 2011, but the holidays can bring Apple into the top.
Bosses of http://smartphone.biz-news.com/news/tags/en_US/Microsoft and http://smartphone.biz-news.com/news/tags/en_US/Nokia have carried out several discussions in the recent months with the Canadians from http://smartphone.biz-news.com/news/tags/en_US/RIM (Research in Motion), the manufacturer of BlackBerry phones, in an attempt to build extensive partnerships regarding the future of RIM, company whose shares have reached the minimum value of the last eight years.
hardly manages to attract the interest of users with the current range of smartphones, ending November with disappointing sales – 30% less than previous month. The trend is even more worrying in the context of the upcoming winter shopping season, usually marked by increase in sales and significant earnings.