Nokia World 2011

Nokia Lumia 710 official

Nokia Lumia 710 official

The Nokia Lumia 800 isn't the company's only Windows Phone 7 handset at Nokia World 2011; the company has also revealed the Nokia Lumia 710, it's entry-level model. Available in "stealthy black" and "crisp white" there'll also be optional covers that match the Windows Phone Live Tiles. Inside, it's the same processor and software as the Lumia 800, but fronted by a 3.7-inch Clear Black display.

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Nokia Lumia 800 official

Nokia Lumia 800 official

Nokia has officially announced the Lumia 800, the company's first Windows Phone. Borrowing the style and construction of the Nokia N9, the Lumia 800 is, according to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, "the first real Windows Phone." That's unlikely to go down well with HTC, Samsung and other manufacturers also onboard with Windows Phone, but Nokia says it's playing for the top spot in smartphones once more.

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Nokia Asha 200, 201, 300 and 303 official

Nokia Asha 200, 201, 300 and 303 official

Nokia has revealed its new Asha series, the company's four-strong Symbian range intended for developing markets, entry-level users and anybody whose mobile ambitions might exceed their budgets. The Nokia Asha 200, 201, 300 and 303 run S40 on a range of form-factors that includes QWERTY keyboards and full touch.

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Nokia’s Elop unveils Asha: Phones for the next Billion

Nokia’s Elop unveils Asha: Phones for the next Billion

"Earlier this year we realized the need to shift our strategy so we could deliver even better experiences." So Stephen Elop kicked off the Nokia World 2011 keynote, the CEO painting a picture of the company as a reliable old friend who was very much in need of a makeover. "Generally people like Nokia, we're durable, we're trustworthy, we're reliable" Elop explained. "We comb our hair neatly, we always pick you up after work when we said we would. But we wanted more … and that wouldn't happen without change."

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Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 Windows Phone devices leaked

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 Windows Phone devices leaked

Before tomorrow's big Nokia keynote in which Stephen Elop is set to drop some heavy bombs, a couple of them appear to have left the hatch a bit early. Photos here show both the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia Lumia 710, both of them set to run Windows Phone in some form or another. The first of these two, the 800, is also known as the Sea Ray in previous reports, while the 710 has previously been code-named Sabre. Both devices appear to be set to launch in European markets this November with a USA launch date set for next year.

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Nokia World 2011: Crunchtime

Nokia World 2011: Crunchtime

It's been quite the month for mobile, and it's not over yet: Nokia is still yet to take the stage, following Apple and Google's respective plays for smartphone dominance. Next week sees Nokia World 2011 arrive in London, UK, an opportunity for the Finnish company to prove it's not only still alive and kicking, but relevant in an increasingly competitive and fast-moving segment. Competitive is not a word you'd use to describe Nokia's line-up over the past 12-18 months, but a close partnership with Microsoft promises to change all that. Read on to find out what to expect, and why 2011 could well be the most important year for Nokia since it gave up making rubber boots.

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Nokia Ace 4.3-inch Windows Phone rumored [Update]

Nokia Ace 4.3-inch Windows Phone rumored [Update]

Details purportedly concerning a third Nokia Windows Phone set for release later this month, the Nokia Ace, have leaked, suggesting a 4.3-inch AMOLED device packing HSPA+ connectivity. According to The Nokia Blog's source, the Ace will be headed to AT&T in Q1 2012, with an 8-megapixel autofocus camera using Carl Zeiss optics. The rumor fits with information previously passed to SlashGear that Nokia would initially reveal three Windows Phone handsets at Nokia World 2011 in late October, though our source declined to detail the devices.

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