Myself and a select few bloggers were invited to an intimate Q&A session with Stephen Elop, thanks to Nokia Conversations. We weren’t allowed to record the session, however I took a few notes (but missed a few key points too sadly). Note: Nothing is verbatim. Q: Why did Nokia go with a capacitive screen on […]
Archive for May 9th, 2013
Vodafone UK to stock New Nokia Lumia (Catwalk) “big, bold and beautiful” Next Chapter unveiled on 14 May London
Vodafone UK are already confirmed to be stocking the new Nokia Lumia that’s appearing in London on May 14th. They’ve seen it and call it “big, bold and beautiful” and they’ll be amongst the first networks in the UK to have it. http://blog.vodafone.co.uk/2013/05/09/nokia-lumia-event/ Cheers Muerte for the tip!
The Lumia 620; which was only recently out-priced as the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device available (by the 520 and the 521) will now officially be available for Purchase in the US on “aio wireless”. The phone is priced at $179 on contract/plan and comes in Cyan, with the option to switch out to anther color free […]
Nokia Conv. have posted a mini gallery of the brightly colored and pretty 501, check out some pictures of the whole family below: More at the Official Nokia Conversation blog: http://conversations.nokia.com/2013/05/09/nokia-asha-501-exclusive-photos/
In the event in Delhi, Nokia unveiled its newest Asha device, the Asha 501. The Asha 501 not only continues the N9’s legacy of bright coloured polycarbonate bodies, but also it’s Swipe UI. Yes, the Nokia Asha 501 runs on a refreshed version of Asha Touch that highly resembles MeeGo-Harmattan. The Nokia Asha 501 is […]
Here’re a pair of quirky promos for the 501; filled with loads of swiping goodness: Smarter Internet:
Check out this sexy new portable charger from Nokia; the DC-18 with a pretty sweet capacity of 1720 mAh. The battery icon on the charger changes depending on the charge status. Official page: http://www.nokia.com/global/products/accessory/dc-18/
Stephen Elop said the affordable smartphone area is a 40B industry for 2014. The Nokia Asha 501 is expected to come in at just 99USD, to be delivered to millions of people around the world in June. They’re having a Q&A now
So unfortunately the impressive list of specs we posted yesterday weren’t very real; here’s a list of the real goodies in this pretty little sucker: Dimensions: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm; 98 grams Camera: 3.2 MP Single SIM standby time: up to 48 days Dual SIM standby time: up to 26 days Talk time: […]
So, we’ve been talking about the new Asha 501, hearing and seeing on the live webcast exactly how the new Smarterphone OS based Asha platform has been revamped to be like the Swipe UI on the Nokia N9. Now check out this promo video. UI, swiping, multitasking, keyboard, clock, double tap to unlock, always on […]
Folks using Facebook on Nokia Asha get to use it for freee with Nokia’s partnership with Facebook. That’s right. Data plan or not, people can now access facebook for free on their new Nokia Asha 501.
In efforts to make the Asha platform more developer friendly the S40 store now supports in app purchases as well as trialing an app before purchasing! Which is probably the coolest feature about the WP marketplace, and a feature that’s not even in the iOS store (the trials).
With Swipe everywhere, Peter Skillman shows off the Nokia Asha 501 which as rumours were told before is just like a mini Nokia N9 (including always on clock with double tap to unlock)! Swiping keyboard to change languages The scroll feature is like the N9 The UI menu like the N9 The clock appears to […]
Nokia Asha 501 gets 48 Days of Standby and 17 hours talktime (+Swipe, swipe, swipe and multitasking)
Nokia has smashed durability and longevity with the Nokia Asha 501 claiming 17 hours of talk time and 48 Days of standby on the new Asha platform on the Nokia 501 (based on the Smarterphone acquisition). Peter Skillman is also showing off Asha Swipe, he’s on a ladder!
The Asha 501 has the new Asha Platform based on Nokia’s acquisition of Smarterphone. It has swipe 😀 Peter Skillman is now demoing the new Asha platform! Peter Skillman is an amazing presenter for @Nokia. This is what we want when presenting new devices! Knowledgable, genuinely excited…