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  • Nokia’s colourful Android smartphone ‘Normandy’ leaked, shows dual-SIM

    Nokia's rumoured Android smartphone has been spotted a few times around the web recently showing the colour range and some other noteworthy tidbits. The so-called Normandy is an interesting project tease and would be Nokia's first venture into Google's mobile OS territory, setting itself apart as a Windows Phone exclusive OEM. The rumours started back in December when The Verge claimed that Nokia is planning on releasing a low-end device aimed at emerging markets early this year and is going "full steam ahead" with the project. This image by @evleaks was recently tweeted and shows the Normandy running Skype, and...

  • Sony in talks with Microsoft to likely launch VAIO Windows Phone

    Hints and past speculations suggest that Sony is working on a Windows Phone. The company has been steering away from the Nokia-dominated Windows Phone arena, and has thus over the years only focused on building Android smartphones. In a recent interview, however, head of Sony Mobile Europe Pierre Perron told TechRadar that Sony wants to broaden its horizons and is looking to Microsoft as an alternative. While there have been rumours and possible leaked pictures since last year, indicating that there might be a VAIO smartphone on the horizon, we've never heard it from Sony. Perron said that Sony doesn't...

  • Apparently Nokia’s developing an Android phone set for early next year

    So word on the street has it that Nokia's developing an Android smartphone -- a first for the Finnish tech giant. According to the all-so-famous evleaks and a couple of other sources, the project has been codenamed "Normandy" and the smartphone is meant to be targeted as a lower-end device set for 2014. If The Verge has its facts straight, unknown sources claim that Nokia is planning on releasing it early next year is going "full steam ahead" with the project. The Verge has also noted in Septmeber that it's meant to be a low-end device aimed at emerging...

  • Nokia debuts BH-121, the tiny tile music player with Bluetooth and NFC

    Staying with its colour scheme of everything cyan, red, yellow and black, Nokia just debuted the new BH-121 Bluetooth Stereo Headset. Nokia is all about the colour and the tiles. This little device is only 39x39x12mm big which is about the same (yet slimmer) than your average box of matches. Using a clip you can secure it to your clothes or somewhere in your car perhaps. Given its small size, you'll be surprised to find a play button, volume controls as well as track control buttons arranged along the edges. Furthermore, the little tile has a battery LED indicator...

  • Nokia Lumia 525 official, rocks candy-coated covers and 1GB RAM

    Nokia's Lumia 525 is the nippy sibling to the Lumia 520, a budget phone with loads of nifty software and hardware features that made it genuinely stand out from the rest. The Lumia 525 adds a few more hardware updates to the 520's basic framework, such as more RAM. The Lumia 525 looks the business, thanks to its premium and ultra-glossy style. Is it thanks to the swap-in, swap-out covers, available in orange, yellow or white that makes it such a desirable candy bar phone? Nope, it's the specs which are more than fair for a phone of this price....

  • Nokia launches three new Ashas, Lumia 1520 and 1320, plus 2520 tablet

    This morning it's all about Nokia. Later on, Apple's going to try and capture some of that gadget magic we crave. Nokia's going to show us a new super-sized phone, Apple's going to punt refurbished tablets. But you came here for Nokia news, and the Finnish company has delivered. From Nokia World, live in Abu Dhabi earlier today, Nokia launched "the next generation of Nokia innovation", namely three new Ashas (the 500, 502 and 503). It's also catered to the phablet market with the 6" Lumia 1520 and the "for the youth" 1320 (also 6"). Finally, it announced its...

  • Nokia 6″ Lumia 1520 ‘Bandit’ may have 20MP PureView camera, cost $820

    Nokia's been teasing an event, "Nokia World" which will unveil its newest device, believed to be the so-called "Bandit" or Lumia 1520. Tomorrow we'll hopefully see the new Windows Phone 8 smartphone officially in action. Although rumours and leaks have been pinballing throughout the web, a recent leak suggests it's most likely to have a US$800 price tag which is more expensive than most smartphones out there. Apart from the 1520's massive 6"screen, it also carries a 1080p display. On top of that it's said to have a 20MP PureView camera and is powered by the latest Qualcomm processor (Snapdragon...

  • Nokia’s Lumia 2520 tablet outed on Twitter

    Is what's pictured above, care of Twitter tipster evleaks the real deal? Possibly. The oft reliable Twitter user evleaks managed to grab a shot of Nokia's tablet, the Lumia 2520. It's a great, clear shot of this cyan tablet and looks like it's taken straight from a press release. The great eye of Microsoft and Nokia stares down on us, looks in our direction with a lidless glance and casts some unconfirmed specs of "Sirius" our way: It's going to run Windows RT, which in our opinion is a terrible mistake A  quad-core Qualcomm 8974 (ARM) CPU will power it. This is a...

  • Six new Nokia devices revealed 22 October

    At Nokia's Innovation Event, hosted in Abu Dhabi next month, the now Microsoft-owned company will release six new devices, with two of them being Lumia's, said The Verge. "Sources familiar with Nokia's roadmap" have said that there will also be a brand new range of accessories and one of them's going to be "special". Perhaps a case with rabbit ears? Here's what the world (and us) think it's going to be: the highly anticipated and super-sized Lumia 1520, a 6" Windows Phone behemoth. The same article practically confirms this, which isn't a solid fact of course, and points out that Nokia wants to...

  • Nokia 108 has a VGA camera, dual SIM and a $29 price tag

    Nokia's 108 is a very low-specced "dumb-phone" and Nokia knows it. It's launching the 108 Q4 2013 for "when you just want to disconnect from the online world for a while." When was that ever an option? Behold the specs of this little device: It weighs 70g, has a 1.8" display, supports a 32GB microSD, dual SIM, has Bluetooth 3.0, a VGA rear camera and 31 days of standby. Holy hell. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hojHCEnaMLw Ha, no. Nokia said on its official blog that the 108 is the successor to the 105, another US$29 candy-bar phone. Nokia wants the 108 to be a backup phone, a...