Nokia Lumia 710

Nokia Windows Phone sales top 1.3m in 2011 tip analysts

Nokia Windows Phone sales top 1.3m in 2011 tip analysts

A shortage of rival flagships and ambitious promotional work could have seen Nokia sell 1.3m Lumia Windows Phones in 2011, according to analyst averages, though the MeeGo-powered N9 could still have outsold its Microsoft-running siblings. Bloomberg took sales estimates from 22 analysts surveyed around Nokia's Windows Phone launch, with figures ranging from as many as 2m down to just 800,000. However, the estimates are over sales into the retail channel, and don't necessarily mean that many of Nokia's devices have ended up in users' pockets or bags.

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Nokia pressured by mobile carriers to cut Lumia prices

Nokia pressured by mobile carriers to cut Lumia prices

All the way over the pond in the UK there's pressure being pushed down on Nokia to lower the price of the Lumia line, specifically the Lumia 710 which launches there in the next few weeks, as its first devices with Windows Phone have, perhaps, not performed as well as they'd liked. This could be seen as the exact opposite of what we've seen with Apple and their ultra high command over carriers working with the iPhone since its inception. Nokia has held more than a few discussions with UK operators on what it'll do with the Lumia 710 as is launches in the market there, this perhaps reflecting what's happened in the USA.

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Nokia: Unlocked US Lumia 800 in February, 20 game EA deal incoming

Nokia: Unlocked US Lumia 800 in February, 20 game EA deal incoming

Nokia has confirmed that the Lumia 800 will be coming to the US as an unlocked, SIM-free device in February, with the T-Mobile Lumia 710 going up for order on January 11. Meanwhile, Canadian would-be Nokians will be able to grab the Lumia 710 on Rogers and the Lumia 800 on TELUS, though release dates haven't been confirmed. The Finns are hoping to differentiate themselves from their Windows Phone platform-pals, too, with news that a deal with Electronic Arts (EA) will see twenty of the "most popular" titles from the publisher brought to Windows Phone, launching initially as Lumia exclusives.

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Nokia Lumia 900 launch date outed by Swisscom

Nokia Lumia 900 launch date outed by Swisscom

Swisscom, the largest carrier in Switzerland, let it slip via Twitter that the Nokia Lumia 900 would be launching by the end of February. The Lumia 900 has been rumored recently to be a larger version of the gorgeous Lumia 800, but beyond rumors nothing has been confirmed about this device. Hence, the Twitter exchange, although possibly a mistake, will certainly fuel more speculation.

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Nokia Lumia 710 revealed for T-Mobile, Mango included

Nokia Lumia 710 revealed for T-Mobile, Mango included

This week we're seeing Nokia's first drum hit in an incoming thunderstorm of devices for 2012, this the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango device Lumia 710 as carried by T-Mobile, the first US-based carrier for the greater Nokia/Microsoft collaboration. This device is meant to tend to the smartphone user who wishes to simplify their experience and to the feature phone user looking to upgrade to a smartphone without what Nokia would have you believe is unfashionable or confusing in Android and iOS. While we're not so sure this is going to be a Google mobile OS or iPhone killer, it does seem like a pretty neat package, and a nice looking piece of hardware to boot!

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Nokia: iPhone is unfashionable, Android confusing

Nokia: iPhone is unfashionable, Android confusing

Nokia has dismissed the iPhone as so ubiquitous as to be unfashionable while Android is too complex and too insecure, and hopes to persuade young people that its Windows Phones "are different" from a sea of touchscreen slabs. "Youth are pretty much fed up with iPhones" Niels Munksgaard, director of Portfolio, Product Marketing & Sales at Nokia Entertainment Global told Pocket-lint, "everyone has the iPhone." In contrast, Microsoft's Windows Phone platform and Nokia smartphones have been a relatively rare sight among the general public, something Munksgaard obviously believes will play into the two companies' advantage when it comes to perceived uniqueness.

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Nokia Lumia 710 now shipping

Nokia Lumia 710 now shipping

Nokia has begun shipping the Lumia 710, the second of the company's Windows Phone 7 devices, and the model it hopes will strike a chord among more price-conscious buyers. Announced alongside the Lumia 800 at Nokia World in October, the Lumia 710 is expected to be priced at around €270 pre-taxes and subsidies ($362) and offers a 3.7-inch WVGA ClearBlack display, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, and a 1.4GHz single-core Snapdragon processor.

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T-Mobile Nokia event invites sent, Lumia on the horizon

T-Mobile Nokia event invites sent, Lumia on the horizon

Next week there's an event going down that'll be a team-up between Nokia and T-Mobile, a mobile event to be sure, in New York for certain, the possibility that we'll see a Lumia device still a mystery. Last month we saw both the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, Nokia devices the both of them, each working with Windows Phone Mango right out of the box. Both Nokia and T-Mobile are betting on wins here in the near future, both because the carrier's been shut out of the iPhone market and because the manufacturer has just recently started their partnership with Microsoft for Windows Phones shot out across the earth. We shall see what this event brings soon enough.

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