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The Nokia N96 to arrive in the Americas

Nokia today announced that the highly anticipated Nokia N96, unveiled earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, will be made available for high-speed 3G HSDPA networks widely used in the Americas during the fourth quarter of 2008. Combining a large 2.8 inch screen, 16 gigabytes of internal memory and compatibility with a wide range of video formats, the Nokia N96 is a sleek, smart and powerful device that delivers an outstanding entertainment experience. Continue reading

August 28, 2008 Posted by | Mobile events, mobile Fun, Mobile news, Nokia, Technology | | Leave a comment

Nokia NM705i Phone Shows Up at FCC

Here’s a strange one for you. We come across phones destined for the Japanese market all the time. We also see handsets approved by the FCC. It’s rare, however, to see both tidbits applying to the exact same handset.That appears to be the case today, because the Nokia NM705i candybar is getting geared up for launch with NTT DoCoMo in Japan, but at the same time, the mobile phone is making an appearance at the FCC offices, seeking approval. I’d imagine a few radio swaps would be in order for the phone to work in North America, because it has been designed to work with FOMA (WCDMA 2100). Thankfully, ti also has WCDMA 800/850 and quad-band GSM, the latter of which would be lovely for AT&T.

Key features include an on-board FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0, and some sort of camera. No word on pricing or availability.

Source: http://mobilemag.com/content/100/340/C13834/  

November 13, 2007 Posted by | Nokia, nokia games, nokia news, Nokia NM705i, NTT DoCoMo, upcoming mobile | 1 Comment

Vodafone Signs up for Nokia’s Ovi

Vodafone has agreed to integrate Nokia’s mobile service suite Ovi on a range of Nokia handsets offered by the carrier. The two have agreed to integrate the Ovi suite with Vodafone’s branded service offerings, giving customers, “greater choice of communications, Internet services, content and browsing.” Customers also will have access to Nokia’s Music Store.

“This is a logical step for Vodafone to make, further improving our customer experience with many of the services already launched with leading Internet partners,” said Frank Rovekamp, global chief marketing officer at the Vodafone Group, in a statement.

The two companies also have agreed to make a number of the Nokia handsets exclusive to Vodafone.

“We’re excited to work with Vodafone to provide consumers with Internet services like navigation, music, games and communities to make their life richer and more enjoyable, independent of time and place,” said Executive Vice President and General Manager for Nokia Multimedia Anssi Vanjoki  in a joint statement.

November 8, 2007 Posted by | afone and nokia Ovi, Nokia, nokia news, nokia's Ovi, Vodafone, vodafone news | Leave a comment

Nokia announced better than expected third quarter results, despite a fall in the average price of its handsets.

Nokia announced better than expected third quarter results, despite a fall in the average price of its handsets.

Operating profit margin for the mobile phone division rose to 22.6%, and the division reported sales of $8.7 billion, up 3% from the previous quarter. Despite the fact that the average selling price of phones in the third quarter fell to $117, from $129 the quarter before. Analysts had forecast an average price of $127.

Overall, Nokia’s total global sales rose 28% to $18.4 billion, a 26% increase from the same quarter last year.

Nokia also announced the latest addition to its N series wireless device line up. At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Nokia unveiled the N810 Internet Tablet – a pocket-size Linux-based OS2008-based wireless device designed for heavy mobile Internet use. The N810 does not include a cellular radio, but does come with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It also includes built-in maps and a satellite navigation system, as well as a touchscreen and slide-out keyboard.

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“The Nokia N810 packs the power of a traditional computer into a pocket-sized format. Its open standard technology accelerates the convergence of multiple functionalities and services into a single device,” said Ari Virtanen, vice president of Convergence Products and Multimedia at Nokia, in a statement. “Our new Nokia N810 offers users a true Web 2.0 experience in a compact, stylish, yet affordable package.”

The N810 is expected to start shipping mid-November, at an estimated price of $479.

October 19, 2007 Posted by | free nokia applications, free nokia games, free nokia softwares, games for nokia, Nokia, nokia games, nokia n810, Nokia sales | Leave a comment

Nokia launches 6301 UMA phone

Nokia 6301 – UMA technology
With UMA technology, the Nokia 6301 benefits operators as well, allowing them to deliver voice and data services to subscribers over WLAN, substantially increasing mobile service availability while decreasing the costs related to network deployment.

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Yves Maitre, Senior Vice President, Devices, Orange said “The Nokia 6301 is a stylish new addition to our Unik range of converged fixed and mobile phones. Orange’s Unik offer brings together the convenience of a single phone and tariff at home and on the move and the widest range of UMA handsets. The Nokia 6301, with its sleek candy bar design and attractive stainless steel exterior adds to the appeal of Unik for Orange customers.”

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Nokia Desk Stand DT-23 – WLAN connected
The Nokia 6301 is an evolution of the modern monoblock design. Weighing a mere 93 grams and measuring less than 13.1mm thin, the Nokia 6301 is constructed of quality materials. To accompany the UMA technology, the Nokia 6301 also offers consumers a modern suite of features, including a 2 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom and full screen viewfinder. Ideal for home and office, the Nokia 6301 comes with an attractive desk stand, the Nokia Desk Stand DT-23, to hold the phone and keep its battery charged while connected to WLAN.

Nokia 6301 UMA mobile phone – Features
• 2-inch QVGA screen
• USB/PC Synchronization
• Internal user memory of 30MB and 128MB in-box microSD card
• Support for up to 4GB microSD cards
• Voice dialing, voice commands and voice recording
• MP3 player, FM radio
• Integrated hands-free speaker
Nokia 6301 Price & Availability
The Nokia 6301 mobile phone has a talk-time of up to 3.5 hours and a standby time of up to 14 days. The Nokia 6301 is expected to begin shipping to select markets in Europe during the fourth quarter of 2007 with an estimated retail price of 230 EUR before subsidies or taxes.

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September 24, 2007 Posted by | best mobile applications, Cell phone news, Mobile Application, Mobile events, mobile facts, mobile Fun, Mobile news, Mobile Software, Nokia, Nokia 6301, nokia 6301 UMA | 1 Comment

One more in Nokia Eseries E51 – Slim and Super

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Nokia today bolstered its Nokia Eseries portfolio of business devices with the introduction of the new Nokia E51 device. The slim and elegant Nokia E51 adds greater simplicity, faster access and tighter integration to key applications, while maintaining the smartphone capabilities and stylish design that customers have come to expect in a Nokia Eseries device. An all-round device, Nokia E51 is ideal for business professionals who require reliable, real-time access to business and people, need to manage time effectively and value a single device that is easy to set up, maintain and use. Nokia E51 users with Nokia mobility solutions can experience mobile telephony, mobile email and messaging, office phone functionality, and cost savings – with the convenience of one phone number, one voice mailbox, one dial plan – in a single device.

Some of the key features of the Nokia E51 phone are:

  • FM radio, music and multimedia players
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • Nokia browser, serving as the gateway to a variety of Internet services including interoperability with Windows Live, providing mobile access to Windows Live services including Hotmail, Messenger and Spaces, available through the Nokia Download! application
  • One Touch keys with one-click access to key functionalities including email, contacts, calendar and the home screen
  • September 19, 2007 Posted by | best mobile applications, Best mobiles, cell news, E51, Entertainment, Mobile Application, mobile entertainment, Mobile events, mobile facts, mobile Fun, Mobile news, Nokia, Nokia E51 | 1 Comment

    Nokia Buys Mobile Advertising Firm

    Nokia announced that it plans to acquire Enpocket, a mobile advertising firm based in Boston. Enpocket’s technology platform allows for mobile advertising campaign management and delivery across several formats including SMS, MMS and mobile Internet advertising. Nokia did not disclose the financial details of the deal, but it is seen as a move into the mobile advertising market, which is expected to become increasingly lucrative in the coming years as mobile companies develop Internet services.

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    “Effective interactive advertising on the mobile device can create tremendous value for the mobile industry while bringing new Internet services to people around the world,” said Enpocket president and CEO, Mike Baker, in a statement from Nokia.

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    “Nokia has already announced its intention to be a leading company in consumer Internet services and we believe that mobile advertising will be an important element in monetizing those services for our customers and partners,” said Tero Ojanperä, chief technology officer for Nokia in the same statement.

    Source: http://www.wirelessweek.com/Article-News@2_September17_2007.aspx

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    September 18, 2007 Posted by | best nokia applications, Mobile Application, mobile applications, mobile entertainment, Mobile events, mobile Fun, n91 Application, Nokia, nokia games, Top nokia games, top nokia softwares | Leave a comment

    Nokia Launchies two high end mobile N95 and N81

    A glimpse at the two high-end phones

    Let’s step back from the marketing spin and take a closer look at the two high-end models, the N95 and the N81.

    The N81 has 3G and WLAN connectivity, an optional 8GB of microSD removable storage for up to 6,000 songs, a 2.4″ 320×240 display, Bluetooth 2.0 support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an FM radio, all in a slide-phone form factor. One of the highlights of the N81 is its ability to play games in the landscape mode, thanks to two gaming buttons on the top of the screen. One of the newest features Nokia announced is an improved UI, which is available in this phone and works in a “pane-driven rotary manner on the screen.” Nokia also claimed that the N81, which is priced roughly at 360 euros, or about $586, is the lead mobile phone for its music and N-Gage services.

     

    The revamped Symbian Nokia N95 features a 2.8″ 320×240 display and 8GB of built-in memory. Little changed in terms of additional features; Nokia kept the dual-slide function which reveals media playback controls on one end and a phone pad at the other, as well as its Bluetooth support, HSDPA and WAN connectivity, and 5-megapixel camera. In London, Nokia’s president and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo also displayed the phone’s ability to play video on a television by hooking it up to the big-screen using a TV-out cable. The N95 is priced at a sky-high 560 euros, or $764, somehow managing the impossible: making the iPhone look like a bargain.

    Both phones will ship in the UK in October. The N95 is currently available in the UK through T-Mobile and Vodaphone, so we expect the newest models to be available at those outlets as well.

    Source: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070829-nokia-announces-four-new-phones-music-and-gaming-services.html

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    August 30, 2007 Posted by | Best mobiles, Cell Phone, Entertainment, Mobile Application, Mobile events, mobile facts, mobile Fun, Mobile games, Mobile news, Mobile Software, n95, Nokia, Nokia N81 | 2 Comments

    World’s Best Travel Software’s for your Mobile Devices

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    August 28, 2007 Posted by | best mobile applications, Entertainment, Mobile Application, Mobile games, Mobile Software, N-gage, n95, Nokia, Nokia E90, Travel Softwares for mobile | Leave a comment

    Nokia Launches the 500 Auto Navigation Kit

    The world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer announced its latest hands-free product, the Nokia 500 Auto Navigation kit. The 500 kit is the company’s first hands-free personal navigation device for in-car navigation, including a Bluetooth hands-free system compatible with a user’s mobile phone.

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    With its 4.3-inch color screen, the 500 Auto Navigation kit makes it easy to view pre-installed maps, travel information, search through contact lists and make and receive calls. Equipped with high-sensitivity GPS and Nokia Maps navigation software, the Nokia 500 Auto Navigation gives clear spoken and visual turn-by-turn directions.

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    The integration between the device’s navigation and communication features sends users contact details for points of interest along the way, so customers can call sites directly. Users can also get directions to addresses stored in their phones. The device also comes with Traffic Message Channel Service, to help users avoid traffic jams and advanced entertainment features, including an integrated music player and photo and video viewing options.

    August 28, 2007 Posted by | Cell Phone, Mobile events, mobile Fun, Nokia, nokia Competition | Leave a comment

    Nokia wants our brainstormed ideas for finding best applications

    According to mobilemonday Forum Nokia launched in July is a global campaign for finding new mobile applications and business plans. The ‘Mobile Rules!’ competition is its second year.

    Last years Web2Mobile’ is now ‘Mobile Rules. Nokia has partnered several venture capital and media companies to comb the world for best new ideas. The organizers promise the winners contracts or cash prizes.

    The competition is divided into two ‘tracks’.

    1) The first is for qualified developers working on mobile applications for Nokia platforms in four categories: ‘multiplayer and connected games’, ‘multimedia’, ‘enterprise’ and ‘infotainment’.

    2) Aimed at entrepreneurs, small businesses, start-ups and academic institutions and is for business plans in the mobile space, both those designed specifically for mobile devices and those that make existing static businesses mobile.

    August 23, 2007 Posted by | forum nokia, ideas, Nokia, nokia Competition | 1 Comment

    Nokia Add Cellphone Leads in emerging markets

    The Nokia Corporation reinforced its position as the world’s top cellphone maker in a strong second quarter, reporting an increase in its market share on Thursday amid surging growth in emerging markets.Its earnings beat market expectations, and its stock rose 8 percent.

    Net profit for the April-June period rose to 2.82 billion euros ($3.85 billion) from 1.14 billion euros in 2006, the Finnish company said. Sales grew 28 percent, to 12.6 billion euros from 9.8 billion euros.

    Nokia sold 100 million mobile devices in the period, an increase of 29 percent over 2006, while the overall industry growth was about 14 percent, with 262 million mobile devices sold globally, Nokia said.

    But the group again warned about the performance of its troubled network operations, describing market conditions as challenging because of heavy competition.

    “We shall have to increase the amount and speed of cost cutting,” the chief executive, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, said, giving no details.

    The greatest growth in Nokia’s handset sales, 37 percent, was in the Middle East and Africa, it said. But at 36 percent growth, sales were also strong in the Asia-Pacific region and in China.

    August 7, 2007 Posted by | Cellphone, Nokia | Leave a comment

    Nokia Profits going high for Q2

    Selling 100 million mobile devices, an increase of 29 percent over last year, helped more than double Q2 profits for Nokia (Nasdaq: NOK). Net income was $3.85 billion, a gain of 156.7 percent over last year’s $1.5 billion. Net sales increased about 30 percent to $17 billion, compared with $13 billion in Q206. The AP reported that the company beat the markets expectations, sending shares up 8 percent. Other Q2 highlights included:

    Mobile phones: Net sales were flat at $8 billion. The segment’s operating profit grew 28 to $1.7 billion, compared with $1.3 billion

    Multimedia: Net sales gained 38.5 percent to $3.6 billion versus last year’s $2.6 billion.

    Nokia Siemens Networks: Operating profit was negative $1.5 billion, with an operating margin of -36.8 percent. Earnings release (PDF) | Webcast

    Updated: News.com on Nokia’s relative success and how it could make more headway in U.S.: “In the U.S., where at least 220 million people subscribe to cell phone service, Nokia only sells a handful of midrange phones through operators..and some of the company’s high-end phones directly through the Nokia site…But that could change. All the hype surrounding Apple’s iPhone could help draw comparisons to Nokia’s high-end phones. And this interest could help lift sales. If Nokia is able to capitalize on a shift in consumer behavior in the U.S., Motorola may have an even harder time catching up to Nokia.”

    August 3, 2007 Posted by | Nokia | Leave a comment

    Nokia benefiting from tendency to stick with a brand whose products consumers have already learned how to use

    Models such as the 550 euro ($759) N95 are paying off as customers trade up from starter phones in India and China. The shift is restoring profit margins that Chief Executive Officer Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo sacrificed last year when he focused on cheaper phones to win sales in those countries, where Nokia is the dominant brand.

    As customers move up in price range, Nokia is benefiting from the users’ tendency to stick with a brand whose products they have already learned how to use, analysts and investors including Heikkilae said.

    Replacement phones will make up 60 percent of emerging- market sales this year, up from 50 percent in 2006, according to Nokia. Globally, the replacement market is expected to climb to 80 percent by 2010 from current 65 percent.According to Business week Nokia’s sales in China and the Asia-Pacific region each jumped 39 percent last year.The former producer of rubber boots and timber, which famously made a risky decision in 1992 to focus on mobile technology, seems to be doing everything right these days. Nokia’s supply-chain management may be the best of any company in the world. It has a big head start in fast-growing markets such as China and India. And it has $9.5 billion in cash and practically no debt, so it can invest far more than rivals on developing new products or conquering new markets—and thus build even more intimidating economies of scale. “We are about to report our billionth customer, so we must be doing something right,” says Anssi Vanjoki, a Nokia executive committee member responsible for multimedia devices. One lesson Nokia learned was that it doesn’t pay to rely too heavily on a few top-selling models. Motorola, by contrast, became overly dependent on the Razr. Nokia has nailed both the high and low ends of the market and pretty much everything in between. For affluent buyers who want the latest technology, the $750 top-of-the-line N95 includes an Internet browser, music player, GPS satellite receiver, and the ability to connect to Wi-Fi networks as well as standard cellular services. Even Nokia’s entry-level phones offer extras that appeal to Mumbai tea sellers and vast numbers of other low-income people enjoying their first taste of telecommunications.   

    July 20, 2007 Posted by | Best mobiles, Nokia | Leave a comment

    Nokia’s Aeon Full Touch Screen….

     Nokia’s research and development team have kicked it up a gear with an attractive “aeon” concept phone showing up in the R&D section of the company’s website. .   Expected to hit markets in 2008…….

    The device would probably have one of the longest battery lives as it would be powered by nothing less than fuel cells. There are too many surprise features in this phone…..like it can transform itself according to your needs.

    If they do that… I’ll be a Nokia user once again… definately a turning point in design concepts.

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    July 12, 2007 Posted by | Nokia | Leave a comment