Symbian

T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Unboxing and Hands-On [With Symbian^3!]

T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Unboxing and Hands-On [With Symbian^3!]

We had what seemed like only a few moments with this shiny little pebble back at CTIA 2011, and now we've got it for an extended period, all to ourselves! This is the Nokia C7 Astound, a Symbian^3 device that will be carried by T-Mobile exclusively in the very near future (April 6th for $79.99 with a 2-year contract,) has a 3.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a physical home, call, and end-call buttons, metal chassis, and is supported by T-Mobile's 4G HSPA+ network for data. Let us inbox this little treasure.

Continue Reading

Nokia Culls Symbian, Gently

Nokia Culls Symbian, Gently

Every big player threw their towel in behind one of the operating systems being developed for handheld devices. It just hasn't been until now that the big guys have really gone down for the count, or has he? Nokia confirms that their smartphone OS, Symbian, will be going the way of OS/2 Warp, BeOs and Meego. But never fear, they are legally obligated to provide support for at least the next couple of years, which means by the time anyone notices, you'll already have a new Windows Phone in your hands.

Continue Reading

Nokia T7-00 leaks (but sorry, it’s no tablet)

Nokia T7-00 leaks (but sorry, it’s no tablet)

News of a new Nokia device has leaked, courtesy of the OVI Publisher tools, the Nokia T7-00. The first of what would be a new line of nomenclature for the company, while it's tempting to think that "T" stands for "Tablet", unfortunately that doesn't seem particularly likely; well, not unless you like your slates particularly low-resolution.

Continue Reading

T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Hands-On at CTIA 2011 [With Symbian^3!]

T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Hands-On at CTIA 2011 [With Symbian^3!]

We've got the brand spanking new Nokia C7 on hand here at CTIA 2011 and it's one sassy little looker! This phone will be exclusive to T-Mobile and will feature a big fat 8-megapixel camera on the back with dual-LED flash and 720p HD video capture, a 3.5-inch capacitive touch AMOLED display, free fully functional turn-by-turn navigation app, and full access to Nokia's Ovi Store. Pre-loaded games include Fruit Ninja, Slacker Radio, and your usual run of classics.

Continue Reading

Nokia E6-00 leaks: Refreshed Symbian on QWERTY/touch candybar

Nokia E6-00 leaks: Refreshed Symbian on QWERTY/touch candybar

Nokia's E6-00 smartphone has leaked, the apparent successor to the Nokia E72. The QWERTY device runs Symbian^3, but unlike its predecessors has a touchscreen display for easier use. It will also run the updated version of Symbian, complete with four homescreens - rather than the three panes we've seen on the N8, C7 and E7 - and more flexible widgets.

Otherwise we're expecting a 640 x 480 screen - higher than Nokia's usual nHD 640 x 360 panels - together with WCDMA/HSPA and WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0, and GSM/GPRS/EDGE. There's also talk of an 8-megapixel autofocus camera complete with an LED flash, but we're yet to see the rear of the E6-00 to know for sure.

Continue Reading