Windows Phone 8

  • Indian Railways launches new mobile app to track train schedules April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its its position on a real time basis. Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), the information and technology arm of railways, has launched a new mobile...
  • Microsoft to pay Samsung, Sony, Huawei to make Windows Phone 8 devices: Report January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: It's been over three years since Microsoft introduced its Windows Phone OS for mobile devices, but the company has managed to garner little success in relation to years it has spent in the mobile OS battle. But now it seems that Microsoft has decided to bait OEMs to...
  • The 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 with 20MP camera launched at Rs 46,999 in India December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Nokia has launched its 6-inch Lumia 1520 in India on Monday. Priced at Rs 46,999, the phone is available in four colours - yellow, black, red, and white. The Lumia 1520 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and has a 20 megapixel camera. The Lumia 1520 has...
  • Nokia Lumia 1520 review: Decent phone that comes with a great camera November 26, 2013

    New York: The Nokia Lumia 1520 runs Windows Phone 8, which has a sliver of the smartphone market - and thus fewer software developers making apps for it. But apart from that, the 1520 is a decent phone. It's also among the first Windows phones of its size. What I like...
  • Huawei Ascend W2 with Windows Phone 8 announced, expected to be available in India soon November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Huawei has officially announced the launch of its new Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Huawei Ascend W2. The phone comes in four colours - black, blue, yellow, and red. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core 1.4GHz processor and has 512MB RAM. The Huawei Ascend W2 features...
  • Windows Phone 8 Update 3 adds driving mode, high resolution support October 15, 2013

    New York: Microsoft is updating its Windows software for cellphones to accommodate larger devices and make it easier for motorists to reduce distractions while driving. It's the third update to Windows Phone 8 software since the system's release a year ago. Devices with this update will start appearing in the coming...
  • Nokia Lumia 625, Lumia 925 launched in India at Rs 19,999, Rs 33,499 August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Nokia has announced the launch of its much-awaited Lumia 625 and Lumia 925 smartphones in India. The Nokia Lumia 625 will be available at Rs 19,999, while the Nokia Lumia 925 is priced at Rs 33,499. The Nokia Lumia 625 is the Lumia smartphone with the biggest screen....
  • Nokia's largest smartphone Lumia 625 up for pre-order for Rs 19,499 August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Announced last month, the Nokia Lumia 625 is now up for pre-order on e-commerce sites like Snapdeal.com and Flipkart.com for Rs 19,499. The phone is likely to be released in India in the last week of August. The Nokia Lumia 625 is the Lumia smartphone with the biggest screen....
  • Nokia working on a 6-inch Windows Phone 8 phablet: Report August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: If a report from The Verge is to be believed, Nokia is currently working on a 6-inch Windows Phone 8 phablet. Citing sources familiar with Nokia's plans, the report says, the device is being developed under a codename "Bandit", and will come with a 1080p display and a...
  • Largest Lumia phone: Nokia Lumia 625 up for pre-order online August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Announced last month, the Nokia Lumia 625 is now up for pre-order on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com. Customers can pre-book the device by paying Rs 1000 in advance, and the rest of the amount is to be paid when the phone is released in the last week of...
  • First impressions: Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41-megapixel camera July 12, 2013

    New York: One-time cellphone powerhouse Nokia is hoping to lure people back from iPhones and Android phones with a powerful smartphone camera that tops many point-and-shoot imaging devices. The new Nokia Lumia 1020 phone is packed with innovations designed to provide sharp images, even in low light. With the phone's 41-megapixel...
  • Nokia zooms in on recovery hopes with Lumia 1020's 41-megapixel camera July 12, 2013

    New York: Nokia on Thursday introduced a new smartphone, the Lumia 1020, with a powerful 41-megapixel camera in its latest bid to catch up with rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc. Tech bloggers responded enthusiastically, saying the camera quality was the highest in the market. But analysts questioned whether...
  • Nokia unveils the Lumia 1020 with a 41 megapixel camera July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Nokia unveiled its latest Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 1020, that is equipped with a 41-megapixel camera in its latest bid to catch up with rivals Samsung and Apple. The 41-megapixel camera records more detail than other camera phones and even tops point-and-shoot cameras. More pixels mean more sensors...
  • HTC One with Windows Phone 8 rumoured to be launched this fall: Report June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to capitalise on the success of its HTC One smartphone, HTC is reportedly planning to launch the HTC One handset running Windows Phone 8 OS. According to a report from Neowin, the handset running Windows Phone 8 will not be a simple rehash, it will...
  • Nokia introduces metal to Lumia, unveils Lumia 925 smartphone May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the launch of the Nokia Lumia 928 in the US, Nokia has unveiled the much talked about Lumia 925 smartphone at an event in London. The phone features a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA display (1280x768 pixels) with ClearBack technology. The phone also has 2.25...
  • Nokia unveils 4.5-inch Lumia 928 Windows Phone 8 smartphone May 11, 2013

    Helsinki: Nokia will sell a new high-end smartphone through US carrier Verizon Wireless, it said on Friday, aiming to expand its share in the high-margin premium market after years of falling behind Samsung and Apple. The new Lumia 928, priced at $99 if customers mail-in a $50 rebate and agree to...
  • Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale in India at Rs 10,499 April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia's most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone yet is now available in the Indian market at a price of Rs 10,499. The Lumia 520 India launch was announced on March 20 and the phone goes on sale from April 6. The Nokia Lumia 520has a...
  • Nokia launches Windows 8 phone at Rs 10,500 March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Expanding its Lumia portfolio, Finnish handset maker Nokia today launched two mobile phones based on Windows 8 operating system, including one priced at Rs 10,500. Lumia 520, Nokia's most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone, with the same digital camera lenses as on Lumia 920,...
  • First impression review: Nokia Lumia 520, Lumia 720 March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Unveiled last month at the Mobile World Congress, Nokia has now announced the launch of its new Lumia smartphones - Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 - in India. The Lumia 520 is the most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 720, on the other hand, is...
  • Nokia launches Lumia 520 in India at Rs 10,500; Lumia 720 also coming March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Nokia has announced the launch of its two new budget Windows Phone 8 smartphones - Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 - in India. Nokia has priced the Lumia 520 at an approximate price of Rs 10,500, but hasn't announced rupee prices for the Lumia 720 yet. Nokia says...