Category Archives: Symbian Devices

Symbian / Nokia Belle devices

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Editorial: Lumia 920 camera review and detailed imaging comparison with N8 and 808 PureView!!

If you have followed all our posts regularly then you would remember our promise of coming back with a camera comparison of Lumia 920 with pre-PureView flagship N8 and the first PureView 808. There have been many kudos for the low-light champ that Lumia 920

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Editorial: Lumia 920 camera review and detailed imaging comparison with N8 and 808 PureView!!

If you have followed all our posts regularly then you would remember our promise of coming back with a camera comparison of Lumia 920 with pre-PureView flagship N8 and the first PureView 808. There have been many kudos for the low-light champ that Lumia 920

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Application updates rolling out to 808 PureView (Belle FP1/2) and N8 (Belle/Refresh) devices.

Nokia has certainly kept its promise of continuously supporting Symbian devices. Application updates are rolling out to both Belle 2nd generation and Belle 1st generation devices. Our 808 PureView received “Fix for messaging” and “Nokia Music updates” while N8 got

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Application updates rolling out to 808 PureView (Belle FP1/2) and N8 (Belle/Refresh) devices.

Nokia has certainly kept its promise of continuously supporting Symbian devices. Application updates are rolling out to both Belle 2nd generation and Belle 1st generation devices. Our 808 PureView received “Fix for messaging” and “Nokia Music updates” while N8 got

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Next phase of “PureView” may well have an “adjustable aperture”. Nokia already has a patent in place!!

“PureView” as described by Nokia is a combination of hardware and software for creating class-leading imaging capability. Just sometime back Juha from Nokia has talked about overcoming the problem of getting DSLR quality images in both daylight and low-light from same mobile camera.

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Next phase of “PureView” may well have an “adjustable aperture”. Nokia already has a patent in place!!

“PureView” as described by Nokia is a combination of hardware and software for creating class-leading imaging capability. Just sometime back Juha from Nokia has talked about overcoming the problem of getting DSLR quality images in both daylight and low-light from same mobile camera.

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Nokia fixes 3G bug on some 808 PureView devices in a new update.

Seems, Nokia has pushed a new update for 808 PureView which fixes the 3G bug. Post Belle FP2 update some of the 808 PureView owners complained about a 3G bug which makes the device reboot multiple times as soon as 3G

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Nokia fixes 3G bug on some 808 PureView devices in a new update.

Seems, Nokia has pushed a new update for 808 PureView which fixes the 3G bug. Post Belle FP2 update some of the 808 PureView owners complained about a 3G bug which makes the device reboot multiple times as soon as 3G

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BetaLabs updates: Storage check, Nokia Conference for Lumia, Swype for Symbian, Nokia Transit for Asha devices!!

Two applications have appeared for the first time and two have been updated at Nokia Betalabs very recently. Storage check and Nokia conference for Lumia WP8 devices have been introduced at Betalabs. The Storage check Beta application is advanced version of

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BetaLabs updates: Storage check, Nokia Conference for Lumia, Swype for Symbian, Nokia Transit for Asha devices!!

Two applications have appeared for the first time and two have been updated at Nokia Betalabs very recently. Storage check and Nokia conference for Lumia WP8 devices have been introduced at Betalabs. The Storage check Beta application is advanced version of

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Nokia’s Q1 Positives and Concerns!! Way ahead and why Q2 can be much better quarter for Nokia overall.

So, Nokia’s Q1 results are out and time to analyse and find out what has been hits and misses. Coming to hits first, Lumia shipments grown to 5.6 million and that too beating the effect of seasonality (Q1 results are

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Nokia’s Q1 Positives and Concerns!! Way ahead and why Q2 can be much better quarter for Nokia overall.

So, Nokia’s Q1 results are out and time to analyse and find out what has been hits and misses. Coming to hits first, Lumia shipments grown to 5.6 million and that too beating the effect of seasonality (Q1 results are

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808 PureView to get “Wi-Fi” and “YouTube update to gallery” updates!!

808 PureView will soon receive (or may be already receiving) two more updates. According to “NokNok.tv” these two update “Wi-Fi” and “YouTube update to gallery” are already available for their devices via Nokia suite, though in India it is still not

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808 PureView to get “Wi-Fi” and “YouTube update to gallery” updates!!

808 PureView will soon receive (or may be already receiving) two more updates. According to “NokNok.tv” these two update “Wi-Fi” and “YouTube update to gallery” are already available for their devices via Nokia suite, though in India it is still not

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Software update for Camera and Gallery hits 808 PureView. Map data update is also available.

A Gallery and Camera update is now available for 808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices it seems. What it primarily brings is, much demanded multiple photo selection and sending option via message, mail and bluetooth. Also, now from gallery

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Software update for Camera and Gallery hits 808 PureView. Map data update is also available.

A Gallery and Camera update is now available for 808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices it seems. What it primarily brings is, much demanded multiple photo selection and sending option via message, mail and bluetooth. Also, now from gallery

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Smartphone Camera shootout: Sony Xperia Z vs Lumia 920 vs 808 PureView !!

  Steve from “All About Symbian” has done extensive imaging shootout between Sony’s latest flagship Xperia Z and Nokia’s imaging flagships 808 PureView and Lumia 920. The comparison is really fair and objective. Read the how of the comparison below. All phones

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Smartphone Camera shootout: Sony Xperia Z vs Lumia 920 vs 808 PureView !!

  Steve from “All About Symbian” has done extensive imaging shootout between Sony’s latest flagship Xperia Z and Nokia’s imaging flagships 808 PureView and Lumia 920. The comparison is really fair and objective. Read the how of the comparison below. All phones

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New version of “Fring” compatible with all Belle devices now at Nokia Store. Brings “login without account” support .

Fring, the only free video call and chat application for Belle device had been missing for Belle FP2 devices for quite a long time from Nokia store, though one could have installed it following our tutorial. But no need now to go

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New version of “Fring” compatible with all Belle devices now at Nokia Store. Brings “login without account” support .

Fring, the only free video call and chat application for Belle device had been missing for Belle FP2 devices for quite a long time from Nokia store, though one could have installed it following our tutorial. But no need now to go

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Fan mod sees 808 PureView having 9 MP and 12 MP shooting modes.

  Marc @PureViewClub has posted some screenshots of what looks like 12 MP and 9 MP resolution modes of 808 PureView’s camera. These pictures have been shared by some 808 PureView user who has got Belle FP2 firmware version 113.010.1508. But frankly speaking, these

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Fan mod sees 808 PureView having 9 MP and 12 MP shooting modes.

  Marc @PureViewClub has posted some screenshots of what looks like 12 MP and 9 MP resolution modes of 808 PureView’s camera. These pictures have been shared by some 808 PureView user who has got Belle FP2 firmware version 113.010.1508. But frankly speaking, these

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News Bytes: Nokia releases “Webview widget” for Belle devices at BetaLab. Lumia 620 Pay & Go offer: £119.99 Today at O2.

Nokia has released a new Beta application called “Webview widget” for Nokia Belle devices at Nokia BetaLabs. The Webview widget allows you to have up-to-date web content directly on your homescreen. Download Link Amazing offer this !! Subsequent to its “Like it to Lower

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News Bytes: Nokia releases “Webview widget” for Belle devices at BetaLab. Lumia 620 Pay & Go offer: £119.99 Today at O2.

Nokia has released a new Beta application called “Webview widget” for Nokia Belle devices at Nokia BetaLabs. The Webview widget allows you to have up-to-date web content directly on your homescreen. Download Link Amazing offer this !! Subsequent to its “Like it to Lower

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So, how good a 3 MP and 5 MP picture can be? Some wildlife pictures from a recent trip !!

These are three pictures from a recent trip to a “National Wildlife Park” and as always got a chance to test my 808 PureView in a different setting altogether, as I have never carried a camera since owning a N8. Guess what, the best thing

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So, how good a 3 MP and 5 MP picture can be? Some wildlife pictures from a recent trip !!

These are three pictures from a recent trip to a “National Wildlife Park” and as always got a chance to test my 808 PureView in a different setting altogether, as I have never carried a camera since owning a N8. Guess what, the best thing

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Lol: HTC mocks (whom ?) 808’s 41 MP PureView camera. Mentions below average One X camera in same breath !!

So, HTC has posted a post on its official blog and one look at it and you will certainly have a laugh !! The post is about developement of camera smartphones over the years. For the year 2012 the post highlights single (amazing ?) feature (available on

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Lol: HTC mocks (whom ?) 808’s 41 MP PureView camera. Mentions below average One X camera in same breath !!

So, HTC has posted a post on its official blog and one look at it and you will certainly have a laugh !! The post is about developement of camera smartphones over the years. For the year 2012 the post highlights single (amazing ?) feature (available on

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Weekend Watch: “Potpourri of Finnish Nature” by master Topolino and mighty 808 PureView.

This is seemingly last of its kind !! Master video creator “Topolino70” who has always created magic with 808 PureView’s mighty 41 MP camera, has collated many remaining pieces of earlier recorded videos in one. The result is  amazing as always

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Weekend Watch: “Potpourri of Finnish Nature” by master Topolino and mighty 808 PureView.

This is seemingly last of its kind !! Master video creator “Topolino70” who has always created magic with 808 PureView’s mighty 41 MP camera, has collated many remaining pieces of earlier recorded videos in one. The result is  amazing as always

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808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices getting “Share to Twitter” update.

Nokia is rolling out update to bridge the gap in “Image sharing” from Gallery on 808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices. Now, after this new update you can directly share image to Twitter from Gallery itself like Facebook and

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808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices getting “Share to Twitter” update.

Nokia is rolling out update to bridge the gap in “Image sharing” from Gallery on 808 PureView and other Belle FP2 devices. Now, after this new update you can directly share image to Twitter from Gallery itself like Facebook and

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Nokia: $585 million operating profit in Q4. Ends 2012 with a net cash of $5.86 billion.

Nokia has finally made the Q4 and Yearly results public. In Q4 2012, Nokia has managed to generate $585 million operating profit, in which NSN’s super strong performance has made largest contribution. Best part is Nokia has ended the quarter

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Nokia: $585 million operating profit in Q4. Ends 2012 with a net cash of $5.86 billion.

Nokia has finally made the Q4 and Yearly results public. In Q4 2012, Nokia has managed to generate $585 million operating profit, in which NSN’s super strong performance has made largest contribution. Best part is Nokia has ended the quarter

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Weekend Read 2: 808 PureView vs Samsung Galaxy Camera by GSMarena.Lumia 920 camera review by DPReview.

In weekend read 2 we are bringing to you reviews of PureView camera prowess of the two PureView smartphones from Nokia. GSMArena has done extensive shootout of 808 PureView VS Samsung Galaxy camera while DPReview has reviewed the PureView camera of Lumia 920. Coming to 808

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Weekend Read 2: 808 PureView vs Samsung Galaxy Camera by GSMarena.Lumia 920 camera review by DPReview.

In weekend read 2 we are bringing to you reviews of PureView camera prowess of the two PureView smartphones from Nokia. GSMArena has done extensive shootout of 808 PureView VS Samsung Galaxy camera while DPReview has reviewed the PureView camera of Lumia 920. Coming to 808

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Smartphone ASP rose to $240 in Q4 from $204 last quarter, hinting good Lumia 920 traction.Revisiting our Q4 prediction!!

Nokia has sold 4.4 million Lumia smartphones in Q4 and Nokia said yesterday that they have achieved “profitability” in Devices. One major highlight here is that, the ASP of smartphones has risen to $240 from $204 last quarter. This is only possible

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Smartphone ASP rose to $240 in Q4 from $204 last quarter, hinting good Lumia 920 traction.Revisiting our Q4 prediction!!

Nokia has sold 4.4 million Lumia smartphones in Q4 and Nokia said yesterday that they have achieved “profitability” in Devices. One major highlight here is that, the ASP of smartphones has risen to $240 from $204 last quarter. This is only possible

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Nokia sold 4.4 million Lumias in Q4 2012.”Devices and services” achieves profitability.Stock jumps 21% in pre-market trading.

In a surprise move, Nokia has released provided preliminary information on certain aspects of its Q4 2012 financial performance. Following are the highlights for “Devices and Services” division, which has achieved underlying profitability according to the press release, Nokia now

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Nokia sold 4.4 million Lumias in Q4 2012.”Devices and services” achieves profitability.Stock jumps 21% in pre-market trading.

In a surprise move, Nokia has released provided preliminary information on certain aspects of its Q4 2012 financial performance. Following are the highlights for “Devices and Services” division, which has achieved underlying profitability according to the press release, Nokia now