Nokia N8 New Firmware PR1.1 due 24th January 2011? PR2.0 February 15th and PR3.0 in summer?

| January 21, 2011 | 83 Replies

Some more rumours/speculations on the Nokia N8 firmware. This coming from GSM Arena (cheers to @UGN999 for the tip) comment section so just take note of that.

They’ve provided a changelog, though nothing new that we haven’t seen before, more a collection of what folks have said about the PR1.1 released on navifirm or what Alex68 has already told us. Other than possibly suggest that the new browser, draggable homescreen is NOT coming to PR1.1. As noted before, it would make sense having such a big change included in the 50+ improvements box, and Alex68 had been silent on those features. What we have received in the past couple of weeks though are little mini Software updates. Two occasions if you’re lucky. Perhaps testing the servers for the bigger releases?

Alex68 has mentioned that the earliest this was supposed to be due is today. Note the earliest, so it could and will be due later than that. The GSM Arena comment gives the following dates for the new firmware:

PR1.1: January 24th (Monday next week, 3 days) Seriously, this has to be out soon. It might be due so close to PR2.0 there’s no point having PR1.1, just bundle the damn thing into PR2.0

PR2.0: February 15th (during MWC) – The 50+ Update pack.

PR3.0: Summer << Anything before September? PR 3.0 is when Symbian UI completely changes to what was expected to be Symbian^4. This time last year it appeared that Symbian^3 handsets would not be able to update to Symbian^4 but what with the changes, we’re now going to receive ALL updates as and when they’re ready.

They have provided a changelog

NEXT FIRMWARE PR 1.1 IS COMING ON 24 JAN.
IMROVEMENTS &amp; CHANGELOG-

^New W Lan Icon
^New clock animation if you select
for the screensaver to have music song listed
^Overall fast and very smooth
performance.

New features-
^landscape dialer
^search for music,pictures etc
^ new split input
interface (cool)
^cached web
pages with forward and backward
buttons,
^configuration of view
for functions,(grid and list)
^navigation using address from
contact book

BUGS IT WILL FIX ARE-
^WLAN search,
^the
functionality of not saving the
message for SMS, keyboard … ^Touch responsiveness.

After that PR2.0 BIG UPDATE WILL RELEASE ON FEB 15

50+improvements r coming
-like new web browser with lots of function like copy,paste,multiple tabs,visual bookmarks ,web page saving,synchronisation with pc,ultra fast etc.
-split screen keyboard
-new impoved gallery

-improvement in homescreens etc

WE WE SHOULD BE HAPPY THAT NOKIA IS COMMITTED TO GIVE MOST USER FRIENDLY AND BUG FREE OS TO ITS USERS

REMEMBER-THE BIGGEST UPDATE PR 3.! AKA S^4 WILL COMES IN SUMMER WITH A TOTALLY NEW UI LIKE MAEMO AND WITH MORE REAL LOOK AND TRANSITIONS

Thank you.

OK, off to exam again!

Category: Nokia, Symbian

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