Nokia’s acquisition by Microsoft will soon be finalized as the Indian court allowed the phone manufacturer to sell its Chennai manufacturing unit to the Redmond company. Nokia’s assets were previously frozen because the court says Nokia still owes taxes. mehr »
Rumor has it that we’ll see a new Android phone from Nokia. This is according to trusty ol’ @evleaks. It’s similar to the Asha but it lacks a shutter button, LED flash, and capacitive buttons and is expected to release next year. mehr »
Die-hard fans of Finnish giant Nokia need not worry as the company is still much alive. It may be going through some issues right now but it still is busy with manufacturing phones. The Lumia line for Windows is its current bestseller although it’s far from what Apple and Samsung have achieved the past decade. mehr »
Nokia and Microsoft’s partnership has done both companies good. Nokia’s Lumia line is the forerunner in Windows Phone platform nowadays. Why, the former top phone manufacturer now holds about 90 percent of the Windows Phone market. Making this possible is the Nokia Lumia 520. mehr »
Redbox Instant by Verizon is now on Windows Phone. Android and iOS already have this app but it’s only now that Microsoft is getting a version. If you’re on Windows Phone, don’t rejoice yet as the app will be exclusive for Lumia phones for about two months. mehr »
Rumor has it that both Nokia and Microsoft testing Windows Phone 8.1. The OS update has only been visible on tablets and desktops but it’s only now that phones will be getting it. Also called as Blue, the Windows Phone 8.1 is said to be being tested before the scheduled roll out. mehr »
Back in September, we saw what we believed was the Lumia 929. Well, we’re seeing another leak of the Windows Phone that will be coming to Verizon. Rumor has it that the phone is now being tested in Verizon offices which means we could see a Thanksgiving launch–if not, earlier in 2014. mehr »
Nokia recently added new Asha phones: the 500, 502, and 503. The Finnish giant is showcasing the mid-range smartphones. These models are more affordable that Nokia’s Peter Griffith is expecting to sell millions of Ashas. mehr »
We have something new from the Windows Phone side: the new Nokia Lumia 1320. As usual, @evleaks was right as Nokia yesterday launched the smartphone with a 6-inch display screen. mehr »
The Lumia line will only continue to grow. Microsoft and Nokia may not be selling a lot but there is still a market for such smartphones. The recent Lumia 1520 is an extra large offering that we could categorize as a phablet and looks like it won’t be alone soon. @evleaks recently posted a leak of what’s believed to be the Nokia Lumia 1320. mehr »
Nokia still has something in store for us. Rumor has it that the Finnish company is working on a smartwatch. Possibly joining the smartwatch bandwagon, Nokia is beleieved to have filed a patent application for such.
Nokia’s Lumia series has been successful so far but not as popular as the iPhone or Samsung’s Galaxy devices.
But still, the Lumia is a great alternative if you don’t want iOS or Android. mehr »