Lumia

Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on: the new high end of low

Nokia Lumia 520 hands-on: the new high end of low

In the Nokia Lumia 520 you've got Nokia's newest low-end of great, including their renewed dedication to a pure aesthetic, Windows Phone 8, and a rather inexpensive price point. This device is a bit of a shell in the way it appears in the hand, with the front being more of a flat experience while the back bubbles out, and the edges are sharp. Of course no Nokia would be a real Nokia if the edges were actually sharp as a device could be, so you'll find this device "pillowy" when compared to the rest of the smartphones of the world made by non-Nokia OeMs.

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Nokia Lumia 520 brings lowest-cost Windows Phone 8 entry point

Nokia Lumia 520 brings lowest-cost Windows Phone 8 entry point

This week at Mobile World Congress 2013 the folks at Nokia have revealed the new Lumia 520, a device that's made to bring the Windows Phone 8 experience to the world along with the Nokia Pure design experience at an extremely low price point. This device has what Nokia calls high-end innovation while it does so with 3G connectivity - like the Lumia 720, this is another device made for the non-LTE networks around the world.

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Nokia Lumia 720 official: high-end for non-LTE

Nokia Lumia 720 official: high-end for non-LTE

This week the Nokia lineup was expanded for Windows Phone 8 with the new Nokia Lumia 720. This device is one of two new Lumia devices to be showing up at Mobile World Congress 2013, the other being slightly smaller and coming in quite similar with the name Lumia 520. The Lumia 720 works with a lovely S, otherwise looking quite similar to the already launched Lumia 820 - on the market in both the USA and abroad.

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Nokia tablet tipped by CEO on heels of Surface

Nokia tablet tipped by CEO on heels of Surface

This week the CEO of Nokia Stephen Elop has hinted that they've once again begun considering the possibility of a tablet PC in the near future. This word comes from an interview Elop did with the Australian Financial Review in which he says the company is not announcing a tablet, but is watching the Microsoft Surface tablet specifically to see how the market will respond to Windows 8 in tablet form. Though this is not an official announcement of a tablet being created by Nokia, it does remind us that they've got tablets in mind as a potential future pathway.

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Nokia Laser rumored to be flagship Lumia for Verizon

Nokia Laser rumored to be flagship Lumia for Verizon

According to the folks over at The Verge, Nokia is geared to provide Verizon with a flagship Lumia Windows Phone codenamed the Laser. The information is said to come from individuals who are familiar with Verizon and its 2013 plans. The device is said to be a version of the Lumia 920, and will be rolled out later this year, although no specific time frame was provided.

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Nokia boosts Cinemagraph sharing for Lumia lineup

Nokia boosts Cinemagraph sharing for Lumia lineup

The fine folks behind the camera software working with the Nokia Lumia smartphones on the market today have revealed a great boost for one of the odder features: Cinemagraph - the gif-maker. With this app made by Nokia to work directly with the camera built-in to the device you're able to create images called Cinemagraphs - still images (in .gif format) that have moving components. This app has been available for the Nokia Lumia smartphones working with Windows Phone 8 since their inception, today's update bringing on sharing like never before.

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Check these 3 phablets coming in 2013 from Samsung, Nokia, and Huawei

Check these 3 phablets coming in 2013 from Samsung, Nokia, and Huawei

It's phablet day across the world as tipsters pointing toward three new elephant-sized smartphone devices leak a Nokia Lumia Juggernaut (code-name), an 8.5-inch Huawei un-named unit, and the Samsung Galaxy Note III. The Samsung unit is what we'd vote Most Likely to Succeed - or in this case Most Likely to Exist - in 2013 as each time a new Samsung Galaxy Note (non-tablet-sized) has been released thus far, it's gotten bigger than the last iteration. After that we've got to put our skeptic goggles on tight for all the salt that's flying our way.

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