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  • Reinvented Nokia committed to growth in India; ramps up its operations Yesterday

    Espoo: Bullish on India, Nokia is ramping up its operations in the country, focusing on its three businesses of network infrastructure, location intelligence and advanced technologies, top executives of the Finnish telecom and IT conglomerate said. "For us, India is one of Nokia's top 10 high-growth regions. The manufacturing operations, global...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMK to stage demonstration at Nokia's Sriperumbudur plant October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Protesting handset maker Nokia's decision to suspend production from November 1, DMK's labour wing will stage a demonstration at Sriperumbudur on October 17, party chief M Karunanidhi said on Saturday. DMK's Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) will stage the demonstration under its chief M Shanmugam,...
  • Nokia's Here map comes to Android - but limited to Samsung Galaxy phones for now October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia's Here Map app has finally made its entry into Android. The Here Map, which was earlier restricted to Windows phones and Nokia X series, is now available (in beta) for the Galaxy smartphones from Samsung. Owners of Samsung's Galaxy phones can download the Here map app, which...
  • Nokia says to suspend handset production at India's Chennai plant from November 1 October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Nokia Oyj will suspend handset production at its Chennai facility in India from November 1, the company said on Tuesday. The plant in Chennai is among Nokia's biggest for making handsets, but has suffered as the company got caught in a tax dispute with the Indian government. Nokia has also...
  • Nokia Lumia 730: Microsoft launches its 'selfie' phone at Rs 15,299 in India October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft's 'selfie' phone - the Lumia 730 - that was unveiled early this month has come to India at a price of Rs 15,299. The Lumia 730 will be available in India from October 8. Microsoft says the 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera on the Lumia 730 dual-SIM lets...
  • Microsoft launches Lumia 730, 830, 930 smartphones in India; prices start at Rs 15,299 October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched three new Lumia smartphones - the Lumia 730, 830, 930 - in India. The dual-SIM Lumia 730 carries a price tag of Rs 15,299, while the Lumia 830 and 930 are priced at Rs 28,799 and Rs 38,649, respectively. The Lumia 930 will go on...
  • Mobile phones: The Thin, the thinner, the thinnest September 26, 2014

    Chinese smartphone maker Gionee says its Elife S5.1 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the slimmest smartphone in the world. The phone with 5.1 mm body betters popular smartphones in the thinness spec by a sizeable margin. This infographic gives an idea of how slim our phones have...
  • Nokia plans to launch its new Lumia 830 smartphone in India by October; likely to be priced around Rs 26,000 September 7, 2014

    Berlin: Nokia has indicated to lower prices of 4G and 3G mobile phones in India to leverage operators' plans to launch high speed 4G services and boost its market share in the country. "We want to continue to push point lower and lower than anything we...
  • Nokia X2: Microsoft launches the Nokia X successor in India at Rs 8,699 September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Beefing up its budget smartphone portfolio, Microsoft Devices today launched Nokia X2, priced at Rs 8,699, in India to compete more aggressively with the likes of Samsung as well as homegrown firms like Micromax. The Nokia X2 was unveiled globally in June as a successor to its Androidcentred...
  • Nokia Lumia 730, Lumia 735: Microsoft launches two affordable 'selfie' phones September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In line with expectations, Microsoft has launched, not one, but two 'selfie' phones the Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 dualSIM that run the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. Microsoft says the 5 megapixel wideangle front camera on the Lumia 730 dualSIM and Lumia 735 lets...
  • Nokia Lumia 830: Microsoft unveils the thinnest and lightest Lumia yet September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The metalframed Nokia Lumia 830 is what Microsoft calls "the affordable flagship" of the Nokia Lumia family. The Windows Phone 8.1 device priced at 330 euros (about Rs 26,200) is also the thinnest and lightest Lumia yet with an 8.5mm thin profile. The Lumia 830 has a 10 megapixel...
  • Nokia to offer maps for Samsung's Tizenbased devices August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom gear maker Nokia has partnered Samsung to provide its maps and location services to Tizenpowered smart devices by the Korean electronics giant. The Finnish firm's locationbased services arm HERE will also provide solutions to Samsung's new smartwatch, Gear S. Nokia in a statement today said, "HERE has partnered with...
  • Opera Mini to become the default browser on Microsoft's lowcost phones August 21, 2014

    Oslo: Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported secondquarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. "We have signed a strategic licensing deal with Microsoft. We are basically taking over the browser building...
  • Smartphone growth in India slips; Samsung still at top: Report August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India, the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific, is witnessing a weaker pace of growth at 84 per cent yearonyear compared to the triple digit expansion seen in the first quarter this year. During the AprilJune quarter, smartphone shipment in the world's second most populous market grew 84...
  • Mobile phones could now be charged using traffic noise, music, and even your own voice August 13, 2014

    London: Soon you can use traffic noise, music, chants from a football ground and even your own voice to charge your cell phone! Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Nokia have created an energyharvesting prototype (a nanogenerator) that could be used to charge a cell phone using everyday background...
  • Nokia Lumia 530: The most affordable Lumia launched in India at Rs 7,349; features a 4inch display, 5MP camera August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched what is believed to be the most affordable Lumia smartphone Lumia 530 in India. The phone (dualSIM variant) is available on the Nokia India online store for Rs 7,349. The new Windows smartphone will be delivered in 4 working days, says the website. The...
  • Nokia 130: Microsoft's new feature phone comes with builtin video player, FM radio; expected to come to India for under Rs 2,000 August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced the launch of a new Nokia phone. Named the Nokia 130, it is an affordable feature phone that comes with builtin video player, MP3 player and FM Radio. The phone also supports a microSD card of up to 32GB. It is priced at euro 19...
  • Riding on Moto G, Motorola beats Nokia in India August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Within a year of reentering the Indian market with its smartphones, Motorola has taken the fourth place replacing Nokia. According to a report from the market research firm Canalys, Motorola sold 9.55 lakh smartphones in the second quarter of 2014 and moved ahead of Nokia (bought by Microsoft) which...
  • Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic July 31, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish wireless equipment maker Nokia says it has a preliminary agreement to acquire part of the wireless network business of Japan's Panasonic Corp. No financial value for the deal was given. Nokia said Thursday that the two companies aim to finalise the deal by September and close it by the end...
  • Jolla to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in India next month July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Finnish smartphone maker Jolla has announced that it will enter the Indian market with its Sailfish OS smartphone next month. The company has entered into a partnership with Indian ecommerce web site Snapdeal to sell the device in India. The new Jolla smartphone with its distinct buttonless design, Sailfish...
  • There is life after mobile phones for Nokia July 26, 2014

    Helsinki: Shares in the Finnish wireless equipment maker surged after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of the sale to Microsoft of its troubled handset division. The Finnish company said its secondquarter profit rose 20 per cent to 213 million euros ($285 million) on the...
  • Nokia Lumia 530: The most affordable Lumia announced; features a 4inch display, 5MP camera July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft Devices Group has announced the most affordable Lumia smartphone the Lumia 530. The phone has a 4inch (854x480) LCD display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512MB of RAM. The Lumia 530 has a 5megapixel camera. While 15GB of free cloud storage...
  • Here's what the Nokia 3310, Ericsson T28 would look like if they were made today July 20, 2014

    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 July 19, 2014

    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 lowcost 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 July 18, 2014

    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...