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  • Nokia Lumia 530: The most affordable Lumia announced; features a 4-inch display, 5MP camera 22 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices Group has announced the most affordable Lumia smartphone - the Lumia 530. The phone has a 4-inch (854x480) LCD display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512MB of RAM. The Lumia 530 has a 5-megapixel camera. While 15GB of free cloud storage...
  • Here's what the Nokia 3310, Ericsson T28 would look like if they were made today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Do you remember your classic phones like the Nokia 3310 and Ericsson T28? Imagine if Nokia and Ericsson, which were once the planet's biggest and most successful manufacturers of mobile phones, were to make these legendary mobile phones today? Here is a video that shows what they would...
  • Why Microsoft is killing Nokia X 5 days ago

    New York: The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn't become a runaway hit as Nokia's low-cost answer to serving emerging markets. Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the...
  • Microsoft to end Nokia's brief affair with Android, aims to strengthen Windows Phone loyalty 6 days ago

    New York: In what could be the end of the road for Nokia X smartphones, world's largest software maker Microsoft plans to shift select products from the Android- powered range to the Windows platform as it beefs up the affordable Lumia range. Microsoft announced axing of upto 18,000 jobs over the...
  • Memo from Microsoft Executive VP Stephen Elop announcing job cuts 6 days ago

    Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop sent employees of the company's devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business in April. Elop was Nokia's CEO...
  • Microsoft expected to announce its biggest ever job cuts July 15, 2014

    Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans. The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and...
  • 'Yes, Steve Jobs took our jobs', says Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb July 5, 2014

    Stockholm: Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb on Friday accused Apple's late founder Steve Jobs of crushing his Nordic country's job market by selling innovations that caught Finland's companies off guard. "We had two pillars we stood on: one was the IT industry, the other one was the paper industry," Stubb told...
  • Nokia X2: The Nokia X successor with 4.3-inch display, 5MP camera launched; likely to cost in India under Rs 10,000 June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After launching its first set of Android phones at MWC 2014 back in February, Microsoft-owned Nokia has now launched its new Android-based smartphone, named the Nokia X2. It is the first Android phone released by Microsoft after acquiring Nokia's phone business in April. This budget phone looks identical to...
  • 'LOL, dude, you still use the patli pin wala charger?': 10 real problems every Nokia phone user in India understands June 19, 2014

    A Nokia phone was a luxury while we were growing up. The delight of playing Snake and creating new records on that yellow screen was out of the world. Even the action packed games you can now play on your smart phones don't give you the kick that the compact...
  • Nokia paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago: Report June 18, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish telecoms equipment company Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for part of an operating system used in its smartphones some six years ago, Finnish TV station MTV said on Tuesday. The police confirmed to Reuters that they were investigating a case...
  • Nokia partners with Airtel to offer free download of Android apps on Nokia XL June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Nokia said it has partnered with Airtel to offer six months of free download of Android applications on its newly launched Nokia XL phone. "To help our consumers experience these apps, we are offering free downloads on Airtel from the Nokia Store and several popular third-party apps stores," Nokia India...
  • Nokia to buy smart data firm Medio Systems for its map business June 12, 2014

    Helsinki:Finland's Nokia on Thursday said it has agreed to buy small US company Medio Systems for its navigation unit HERE. The price of the deal, which is expected to close by end-July, was not disclosed. Seattle-based Medio has about 60 employees. Nokia said Medio's smart data technology enables it to create digital...
  • Nokia achieves record 4G speed; lets you download a full-length high-definition movie in 11 seconds June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish telecom firm Nokia today said it demonstrated a record 4G speed that enables a high-definition movie to be downloaded in only 11 seconds. The speed attained by Nokia on a South Korean network is 400 times faster than the top 4G options offered by telecom operators in India. "Nokia...
  • Nokia 225 launched in India at Rs 3,329 June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices has launched Nokia 225 in India. The phone offers internet access through the cloud-powered Nokia Xpress Browser. It has a 2.8-inch display, and is available in bold colours. Priced at Rs 3,329, it sports a 2 megapixel rear camera. Helping to make the mobile gaming experience more...
  • Nokia 3310, Nokia 8800, Motorola StarTac 130 ring in a comeback; fetching prices as high as 1,000 euros a piece May 25, 2014

    Paris: They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones go retro. Forget apps, video calls and smiley faces, handsets like the Nokia 3310 or the Motorola StarTac...
  • Lenovo hires ex-Nokia and Huawei executive Colin Giles as VP of mobile May 24, 2014

    Beijing: Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's biggest maker of personal computers, has hired former Nokia and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Colin Giles as vice president of its Mobile Business Group, the firm said on Thursday. "Colin Giles will be taking on the role to drive global smartphone sales and business...
  • Nokia XL: The 5-inch Android phone launched in India at Rs 11,489 May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices launched the Nokia XL, the flagship large screen offering from the X family, for Rs 11,489 in India. The X family of handsets include Nokia's range of affordable smartphones that run Android apps. Nokia's handset business, which was acquired by Microsoft last month, offers Asha range...
  • Nokia XL: Nokia's Android phone with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 11,489 May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia's another Android smartphone has also made its way to India. The company, which launched its first Android phone in India early March, has now launched its 5-inch Nokia XL smartphone in India at Rs 11,489. The phone is listed on the company's online store and is currently...
  • Lumia 630: Nokia's first dual-SIM Lumia phone launched in India at Rs 11,500; single SIM for Rs 10,500 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia has launched its first-ever dual-SIM Lumia smartphone in India. Named the Lumia 630, the phone will come in both single SIM and dual SIM variants. The single SIM Lumia 630 is priced at Rs 10,500, while the dual SIM Lumia 630 will be available for Rs 11,500....
  • Nokia expected to launch its first dual-SIM Lumia smartphone in India on Monday; likely to be priced around Rs 10,000 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping its ante in the fiercely competitive Indian smartphone market, Nokia India, a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobiles Oy, is all set to launch its dual-SIM smartphone - Lumia 630 - in India on Monday. The phone will will take head-on likes of Moto G, HTC Desire and Samsung's...
  • Nokia expected to launch its first-ever dual-SIM Lumia smartphone in India on May 12; likely to cost around Rs 10,000 May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping its ante in the fiercely competitive Indian smartphone market, Microsoft is all set to launch its dual-SIM smartphone - Lumia 630 - that will take head-on likes of Moto G, HTC Desire and Samsung's Duos. Two weeks into acquiring Nokia's handset division, software...
  • Nokia, NTT Docomo to research jointly on 5G technologies May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish telecom giant Nokia and Japan's NTT Docomo are to work jointly on research in fifth generation (5G) technologies. "Nokia and NTT Docomo have agreed to collaborate on research and standardisation of 5G technologies and to work jointly on a 5G proof of concept (PoC) system," Networks or...
  • Nokia invests $100 million in car connectivity May 5, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish mobile communications equipment maker Nokia on Monday said it had started a $100 million fund to invest in companies working on connecting cars. The fund will be run by the company's venture capital arm Nokia Growth Partners and will cooperate with Nokia's location unit HERE, it said. "Our new $100...
  • How a Nokia Lumia 520 saved a policeman's life May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Drop tests are often used to examine a phone's durability, but this time a real-world gunshot test proved the sturdiness of a phone. Reports are that in what has apparently happened for the first time the budget-friendly Nokia Lumia 520 saved a polieman's life by repelling a bullet. A...