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Nokia N95 begins shipping

Mar 22 2007 - 03:08 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has started shipping the N95. As Nokia has reminded its customers many times, the N-Series isn't made up of phones, it's made up of "multimedia computers". One look at the N95's impressive feature least with re-affirm the title. The...

Nokia 5300 Xpress Music on T-Mobile

Mar 22 2007 - 02:47 AM ET | Nokia, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA has launched the Nokia 5300 Xpress Music. The 5300 is one of Nokia's latest music devices and is available exclusively from T-Mobile. Unlike Nokia's popular N-Series devices, the 5300 Xpress is designed for the mass market. It may...

Nokia E61i announced

Feb 23 2007 - 08:02 PM ET | Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- The Nokia E61i was the third new E-Series handset announced at 3GSM this year (see Nokia E65 and Nokia E90 Communicator for more info on the other handsets). The E-Series is Nokia's business targeted handset vertical...

Nokia E65 announced

Feb 23 2007 - 07:48 PM ET | Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- The Nokia E65 is a new model in the business oriented Nokia E-Series. The E65 packs business features into a slim 15mm package. The slide-style handset Quad band GSM plus WCDMA 2100 WiFi, Bluetooth and IR...

YouTube videos coming to Nokia N-Series handsets

Feb 12 2007 - 06:03 AM ET | 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- Nokia has inked a deal with YouTube to bring the popular video sharing website's videos to users of Nokia's N-Series handsets. The videos will be accessible through Nokia Mini Map Browser and a soon-to-launch mobilized version...

Nokia E90 Communicator announced

Feb 12 2007 - 05:51 AM ET | 3G, 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- The new Nokia E90 Communicator takes on where the 9300i Communicator left off. It keeps the familiar laptop-esque form factor but makes a lot of upgrades under the hood. One big change is that the...

Nokia N77 TV phone

Feb 12 2007 - 05:28 AM ET | 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- The Nokia N77 is a pocketable DVB-H compatible mobile TV phone. The N77's more conventional (and fairly compact) form factor is in contrast to N92 which is the only other DVB-H N-Series handset. Features of the...

Nokia N93i slims down popular N93

Jan 08 2007 - 02:36 PM ET | CES, Nokia
CES 2007 -- The Nokia N93i is an updated version of the popular N93. The imaging-centric N93 has always packed in a lot of power, but at over 28mm thick it was never mistaken for a RAZR. The new N93i...

Nokia N76 announced

Jan 08 2007 - 01:47 AM ET | CES, Nokia
CES 2007 -- Nokia has made good on its promise to get slimmer with its introduction of the Nokia N76. The full featured N-Series device comes in at 13.7mm thick which is significantly thinner than its other devices (the N93...

Nokia N75 coming to Cingular this month

Dec 01 2006 - 07:24 PM ET | 3G, Cingular, Nokia, Rumor
According to a tipster we trust, the Nokia N75 is set to launch on Cingular in December. While the N-Series has proven quite popular globally, the N75 will be the first N-Series device available directly from a US carrier. The...

Nokia brings Yahoo to feature phones

Nov 30 2006 - 06:36 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has expanded its partnership with Yahoo to cover its more popular mainstream "feature phone" handsets. Previously the agreement only covered advanced smartphone devices like the N-Series. Nokia will start to bundle Yahoo branded content on many of its Series...

Nokia 6290, clamshell S60 phone

Nov 28 2006 - 04:02 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6290 is a new clamshell S60 smartphone. Nokia doesn't make a whole lot of flip phones and of those very few are in the S60 platform. Features of the Nokia 6290 include: S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1...

Nokia 2626, colorful feature phone

Nov 28 2006 - 03:55 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
The Nokia 2626 is a colorful new feature phone designed for emerging markets. The handset comes in several color schemes in addition to the pink shown at right. The feature list is shorter than the other handsets Nokia introduced today,...

Nokia 6086 announced, UMA capable

Nov 28 2006 - 03:47 PM ET | Nokia, T-Mobile, Unique
The Nokia 6086 is a new UMA capable handset announced at Nokia's annual Capital Market Days event. Unlicensed Mobile Access, UMA, is technology that routes voice calls over WiFi (WLAN) when possible to save on airtime fees. T-Mobile USA is...

Nokia 6300 announced, just 13mm thick

Nov 28 2006 - 03:36 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has made good on its promise to launch thinner phones with the introduction of the Nokia 6300. At just 13.1mm thick, the 6300 is considerably thinner than typical handsets from the leading manufacturer. Analysts have been hard on Nokia's...

Qualcomm: Deal with Nokia not likely

Nov 14 2006 - 02:57 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Qualcomm's president is not optimistic [WSJ, subscription req.] that his company can come to terms with Nokia before their existing agreement lapses in April. If a deal cannot be made in time, both companies will have to stop selling components...

Nokia 2366i lauched by Verizon Wireless

Oct 31 2006 - 03:35 PM ET | Nokia, Verizon Wireless
CDMA phone launches are a rare event for Nokia and due to the breakup of a partnership with Sanyo will most likely become even more rare. Verizon Wireless is in the process of launching the Nokia 2366i, currently the device...

Nokia 6133 launched by T-Mobile

Oct 23 2006 - 03:58 PM ET | Nokia, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA today announced immediate availability of the Nokia 6133. The 6133 is based on the 6131, a handset we first spotted back at 3GSM in February. Feature wise it stands up pretty nicely for the mid-tier segment, especially for...

Nokia annoucnes S60 3rd Edition Service Pack 1

Oct 17 2006 - 05:01 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is taking a page out of Microsoft's playbook by offering a S60 "Service Pack" for the latest edition of its S60 smartphone platform. S60 3rd Edition Service Pack 1, as it goes by, adds several new features including an...

Nokia releases Carbide.ui Theme Edition

Oct 17 2006 - 04:52 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia has released a WYSIWYG theme creator for S60 phones called Carbide.ui Theme Edition. The updated product aims to greatly simplify the theme creation process and open it up to more creative professionals. Carbide.ui Theme Edition supports drag-and-drop functionality and...

Nokia introduces Wibree, short range wireless standard

Oct 03 2006 - 04:42 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia Research has officially announced Wibree, a short range wireless standard that focuses on using very little power. Since Bluetooth performs this function today, Nokia has been careful to note that Wibree can compliment Bluetooth and is not meant as...

Nokia E62 launched by Cingular

Oct 02 2006 - 03:47 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
As expected, Cingular has launched the Nokia E62. The E62 is Nokia's North American targeted version of the E61. It's one of only a few models that Nokia has shipped with a QWERTY keyboard. Cingular's aggressive pricing for the E62...

Nokia 5300 XpressMusic

Sep 28 2006 - 02:16 PM ET | Nokia
While the N-Series has focused on music before, Nokia has expanded its musical sights outside of the multimedia computer space with the Nokia 5300 XpressMusic. While designed to be more mass market than the N-Series, the 5300 XpressMusic is by...

Nokia N95 anounced

Sep 26 2006 - 09:30 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia Open Studio 2006 -- The Nokia N95 is the latest and top-tier model in the N-Series of multimedia computers. Nokia made the introduction, along with Nokia N75 at an event in New York City. Features of the Nokia N95...

Nokia N75 announced

Sep 26 2006 - 09:25 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia Open Studio 2006 -- Nokia has announced the N75, the latest of its N-Series of "multimedia computers". The introduction was made at an event this in New York City with several hundred attending press from around the world. The...

Nokia N-Series gets music savvy

Sep 26 2006 - 09:18 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia Open Studio 2006 -- Nokia has updated several of its popular N-Series phones to enhance their music futures. The new models sport a jet black design and besides select new features are otherwise similar. The models are Nokia N70...

Nokia 6288 announced

Sep 20 2006 - 01:13 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6288 is a brand new 3G slider with fairly high-end features. Because of the 3G abilities, the 6288 is not designed for the Americas. Features of the Nokia 6288 include: QVGA screen with 262k colors 2-megapixel camera for...

Nokia 6085 announced

Sep 13 2006 - 12:01 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6085 is a new mid-level clamshell handset. Nokia has been historically timid of the clamshell form factor, but its popularity in the US market has meant more flip phones from the Finnish phone manufacturer as of late....

Nokia E62 introduced by Cingular

Sep 12 2006 - 01:43 PM ET | CTIA, Cingular, Nokia
CTIA IT 2006 -- Cingular has introduced the Nokia E62, a business targeted "BlackBerry Killer". We were first tipped off to this news all the way back in May, but it just now got legitimized. The E62 is an Americanized...

Motorola and Nokia to cooperate on mobile TV

Sep 11 2006 - 11:36 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia
The world's two largest mobile phone manufacturers have announced they will cooperate with the mobile TV standard DVB-H. There are currently several competing mobile TV technologies and a winner has yet to emerge. Nokia and Motorola will work to ensure...

Nokia to jump on brand bandwagon

Sep 07 2006 - 03:36 PM ET | Nokia
Reuters is reporting that Nokia will start to call its phones by names rather than numbers. This follows similar moves by almost every other top phone manufacturer (Motorola, LG, Samsung and others). This comes after Nokia noted that it will...

Nokia debuts updated L'Amour Collection

Sep 05 2006 - 07:57 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has updated its L'Amour Collection line of fashion-centered handsets. Included in the launch is Nokia's first 3G equipped fashion phone, the 7390. All of the handsets are targeted to the European market and are expected to begin shipments this...

Nokia buys gate5 navigation provider

Aug 31 2006 - 01:57 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has made another content acquisition, this time it's Germany-based gate5. Earlier this month Nokia bought out Loudeye to help build a Nokia music store. Nokia is predicting rapid growth in the personal navigation vertical and hopes to jump on...

Nokia 6215i launches on Verizon Wireless

Aug 23 2006 - 03:55 PM ET | Nokia, Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has launched the Nokia 6215i. Despite the Nokia branding, the 6215i is actually made by Pantech and originally went by the moniker PN-315. Nokia's CDMA strategy has been up in the air after Nokia called off a proposed...

Nokia's new CEO serious about US market

Aug 10 2006 - 03:11 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia's US marketshare may be tumbling in the US, but the company's new CEO isn't settling to be a distant player. Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo took the reigns over in June and has announced plans to spend one week per month in...

Nokia acquires Loudeye, shows its serious about music

Aug 08 2006 - 11:24 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced an agreement to purchase Loudeye for aproximately $60m. Loudeye is a digital music company with access to 1.6m tracks. Nokia wants to use Loudeye to launch its own music store that will be built into its music...

Nokia now shipping N73, N93

Jul 24 2006 - 11:47 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has begun to ship two more important handsets, the N73 and N93. Both handsets are part of Nokia's flagship N-Series lineup that had initial shipment delay troubles. The N73 and N93 are second gen devices, each building on an...

Nokia Q2 2006, growing everywhere but US

Jul 20 2006 - 09:26 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia's second quarter earnings statement shows strong handset sales growth in almost every market besides North America. In North America Nokia's handset shipments decreased 13.3% to just 5.2 million. Latin America was flat, all other markets saw double digit increases....

VoIP comes to the Nokia 770

Jul 18 2006 - 05:54 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Thanks to a software release from the Gizmo Project, it's now possible to make telephone calls with the Nokia 770 through Voice Over IP. As a WiFi only device (with open source software to boot), the 770 is a unique...

Nokia 3250 surpasses 1m units sold

Jul 11 2006 - 12:01 PM ET | Nokia
The music-centric Nokia 3250 has hit the 1 million units shipped milestone. It began shipping just four months ago, making the figure all the more impressive. The 3250 is a S60 3rd edition smartphone with the addition of music control...

ITC probing Nokia's use of Qualcomm IP

Jul 10 2006 - 02:16 PM ET | Nokia
The U.S. International Trade Comission is probing possible patent infringement by Nokia. Last month Qualcomm asked the agency to bar the sale of certain Nokia products because of infringement. Both companies have been in a long standing legal battle, with...

Nokia says E series sales on track

Jul 01 2006 - 12:32 PM ET | Nokia
A Nokia representative went on record stating that sales of the company's E-Series handsets have met expections. The E-Series is targeted at business users and includes the following handsets: E50, E60, E61 and E70. The E50 is the newest of...

Nokia sues Chinese copycats

Jun 30 2006 - 09:57 AM ET | Backpage, Nokia
There is no shortage of copycat and counterfeit consumer electronics and Nokia is taking a stand. The Finnish company has filed suit againt two Chinese companies that it accuses of copying the Nokia 7260 design. The lawsuit reflects the increasing...

Nokia 6102i launched by Cingular

Jun 23 2006 - 01:46 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular Wireless has launched the Nokia 6102i, a minor update to the 6101/6102. Features remain similar, with Bluetooth being the main addition. T-Mobile launched its version of the device, the 6103, last month. Features of the Nokia 6102i include: GSM...

Sanyo responds to Nokia breakup

Jun 23 2006 - 01:40 PM ET | Nokia, Sanyo
Sanyo has made a statement about the newly broken partnership it had with Nokia to co-develop and market CDMA handsets. The AFP reports that disagreements between the companies centered around intellectual property rights: "The plan of setting up a joint...

Nokia abandons CDMA partnership with Sanyo

Jun 22 2006 - 02:28 PM ET | Nokia, Sanyo
Nokia has put an end to the announced partnership between itself and Sanyo for the development of CDMA handsets. Announced earlier this year, the deal was was supposed to result in a whole new company to create the handsets. According...

Nokia announces podcast app for N91

Jun 21 2006 - 12:17 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia has announced a podcast application for its N91 music phone. The free (in beta) app lets you find and download both audio and video podcasts, even without the need of a computer. Since the N91 sports WiFi it can...

Nokia 2875i announced

Jun 20 2006 - 12:10 AM ET | Nokia
As part of an Asian product launch event, Nokia announced the 2875i. Another CDMA handset that wasn't specificaly targeted at Asia was also announced at the event, the Nokia 6275i. Features of the device are very similar to the 2865i,...

Nokia 6275i announced

Jun 20 2006 - 12:06 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia introduced the 6275i at its Nokia Connection 2006 event in Singapore. The CDMA handset is not part of Nokia's agreement with Pantech and as such doesn't include EV-DO data. Besides lacking 3G data, features are rather high-end and include:...

Nokia and Siemens to combine equipment units

Jun 18 2006 - 07:38 PM ET | Nokia, Siemens
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Nokia and Siemens will announce a merger of their phone equipment divisions tomorrow. The deal is valued at $31.6 billion dollars and will see both companies controling a 50% stake. The new company...

New documentary shot entirely with Nokia N90

Jun 14 2006 - 11:40 AM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
There have been lots of 'mobile only' short film competitions, but New Love Meetings is the first feature-length movie we have heard of shot entirely by a mobile phone. The documentary was filmed with a Nokia N90 in the MPEG4...

Nokia 8801 launches on T-Mobile USA

Jun 13 2006 - 09:37 AM ET | Nokia, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA launched the luxury targeted Nokia 8801 (which is the US version of the Nokia 8800). Despite being almost a year old, the 8801 still carries the hefty price tag of $549.99, enough to be the most expensive phone...

Nokia inks deal with Pantech for EV-DO handsets

Jun 08 2006 - 12:07 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has signed a $129m contract with Pantech to buy two handset models from the company. The models will be CDMA handsets with EV-DO 3G data technology. Thanks to patent disputes and delays caused by betting on 1xEV-DV instead of...

Nokia opens N-Gage games to digital sales

Jun 07 2006 - 01:40 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia has enabled a way for N-Gage owners to legally download games, instead of having to purchase them on individual MMC cards. The games are downloaded to a PC and then transfered to a memory card with the aid of...

Nokia N91 begins shipping in US

Jun 05 2006 - 03:13 PM ET | Nokia
Better late than never, Nokia has announced that US bound shipments of the N91 have begun. Nokia announced the N91 back in April 2005, but its launch was continually delayed until its debut last month. The N91 isn't offered by...

Rumor: Nokia E62 headed for Cingular

May 31 2006 - 01:56 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor, Smartphone
The Nokia E62 (AKA "BlackBerry killer") may be headed to Cingular. We first heard about the E62 from an FCC filing earlier this year, it's a stripped down version of the E61. Nokia hasn't officially talked about the E62, so...

Nokia E50 announced

May 18 2006 - 01:58 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has added to its business-themed E-Series with the announcement of the E50. It's the smallest of the series, but still manages to pack in the features. One of the most interesting features is the ability for the E50 to...

Nokia 770 software updated, IM/VoIP support

May 16 2006 - 02:24 PM ET | Nokia
As part of VON Europe Nokia announced a software update for its 770 internet tablet. The Nokia 770 is an odd device for Nokia since it lacks phone features and is based on open source Linux software. Today's update enables...

Nokia N93 approved by FCC

May 15 2006 - 02:03 AM ET | Backpage, Nokia
The Nokia N93 has been approved by the FCC (ID # QVVRM-55). Announced last month, the N93 is a very advanced handset that Nokia is marketing more as a mobile computer than cell phone. It's the successor to the N90,...

Nokia 5500 Sport phone announced

May 10 2006 - 10:25 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 5500 Sport is a new athletic themed handset that was introduced today. There is a dedicated button to change the phone's mode, such as music and sports. The sports mode features some unusual features for a mobile phone,...

Motorola boosts US marketshare to 29%

May 09 2006 - 03:58 PM ET | Backpage, LG Mobile Phone, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung
Motorola saw another increase in its US mobile phone handset marketshare as numbers for Q1 were released. Total market share was up 2%, hitting 29% which was the highest of any company. Worldwide Nokia is the leader, with Motorola...

Nokia N72 announced

Apr 25 2006 - 12:14 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia today announced the N72, a handset quite similar to the N70 but designed for GSM/EDGE networks. Taking a page out of Motorola's play book, the N72 comes in two color schemes, black or pink. Features of the Nokia N72:...

Nokia N73 announced

Apr 25 2006 - 12:06 PM ET | Nokia
As part of a European phone launched, Nokia today announced the N73. It's an update to the popular N70. With the updated features it's much more of an imaging phone and Nokia is calling it, "The Ultimate Challenge to the...

Nokia N93 announced

Apr 25 2006 - 11:56 AM ET | Nokia
As expected, Nokia today announced the N93. Because of their technical abilities, Nokia is calling its N-Series devices "multimedia computers" instead of the more typical mobile handset. The N93 is an update to the N90, the first N-Series device to...

Nokia to debut new N-Series phones on Tuesday

Apr 21 2006 - 01:04 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
Nokia is preparing to announce new N-Series models at an event in Berlin on Tuesday. Among the announcements expected is the Nokia N73, an update to the popular N70. We also expect the N93 to make a debut. Information about...

Nokia beats average phone price estimates in Q1

Apr 11 2006 - 01:45 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia beat both internal and analyst estimates for the average handset price in Q1. The average selling price (ASP) per handset was $124.80 while estimates topped out at $122.25. It's the highest average price over the past three quarters....

Nokia CTIA 2006 photo gallery

Apr 07 2006 - 09:55 AM ET | Nokia
We just posted a gallery of Nokia's new releases from CTIA. Included are shots of Nokia's 2365i, 2865i, 6175i (all CDMA devices) and 6126 (GSM). The 6126 was our favorite, thanks to a great screen and impressive feature set...

Nokia 6126 announced

Apr 05 2006 - 08:00 AM ET | CTIA, Nokia
CTIA 2006 -- Nokia this morning unveiled the 6126, an Americanized version of the 6131 which was announced earlier this year at 3GSM World Congress. Despite the number of features in the 6126, it's a Series 40 handset and does...

Nokia 6175i announced

Apr 05 2006 - 08:00 AM ET | CTIA, Nokia
CTIA 2006 -- As part of an introduction of three CDMA handsets, Nokia announced the 6175i this morning. As a CDMA clamshell style handet, the 6175i is a rare combo from GSM/candybar heavy Nokia. Features of the Nokia 6175i include:...

Nokia 2865i announced

Apr 05 2006 - 08:00 AM ET | CTIA, Nokia
CTIA 2006 -- The Nokia 2865i is one of three new CDMA handsets Nokia announced this morning (see 6175i and 2365i for info on the others). The Series 40 handset falls in the mid-range, and includes the following features: Bluetooth...

Nokia 2365i announced

Apr 05 2006 - 08:00 AM ET | CTIA, Nokia
CTIA 2006 -- Nokia revealed a trio of new CDMA handsets this morning, including the 2365i. The 2365i is fairly entry-level, but with some features that differentiate it from the budget phone crowd. It's also another clamshell style handset from...

Nokia updates on N-Series, E-Series availability

Apr 03 2006 - 10:47 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia went on record about the shipping delays its had with six handsets: N91, N71, N80, E60, E61 and E71. While all the phones have been announced and supposed to be shipping, the mobile phone giant has encountered software...

RAZR becomes top selling Euro handset

Mar 29 2006 - 04:15 PM ET | Motorola, Nokia
According to the latest sales data from Telephia, Motorola's RAZR handset was the best selling phone model in Europe during the first quarter of 2006. Sales of the thin handset surged 100% and accounted for 6.2% of all units...

Nokia 9300 Communicator launches on Cingular

Mar 27 2006 - 11:28 AM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Smartphone
Cingular has officially launched the Nokia 9300 Communicator for direct consumer sales. The carrier has been selling the phone to its business customers since November. The 9300 is one of Nokia's Series-80 devices and has an extensive feature set. Highlights...

Photos of Nokia N93, specs of N73 leak

Mar 26 2006 - 03:54 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
Mobile phone enthusiast site NewMobile has posted photos of two unannounced Nokia devices, the N93 and N73. The article notes that the introduction for these handsets and possibly more N Series phones should come soon. Nokia N73 Update to...

Cingular Video (TV) Launches

Mar 07 2006 - 03:35 PM ET | 3G, Cingular, In The News, LG Mobile Phone, Nokia, Samsung
On the coat tails of yesterday's announcement of two new 3G phones’, the LG CU320 and the Samsung SGH-ZX10 handsets, today Cingular announced ‘Cingular Video’ on-demand streaming video service, with 19 channels of video, and four more channels coming soon....

FCC approves basic Nokia E61 the E62

Mar 07 2006 - 10:39 AM ET | 3G, Backpage, Nokia
According to PhoneScoop, the FCC revealed yesterday a new E Series device, the Nokia E62. Though details are slim, the E62 looks to be a stripped down version of the Nokia E61, which garnered FCC approval recently. The E61 differs...

FCC approves Nokia E61 smartphone

Mar 03 2006 - 05:39 PM ET | Nokia, PDA Phone, Smartphone
After months of salivating over getting a taste of Nokia's Blackberry killer, it looks as though our appetites may be satiated. Today, the FCC approved the Nokia E61 for US consumption! The Nokia E61 is a Symbian OS 9.1...

Nokia makes US top priority

Feb 25 2006 - 02:14 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is the worldwide top mobile phone maker, but its sales lag in the US market. The company's incoming CEO, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, is making the US his top priority. Kallasvuo will become CEO on June 1st when Jorma Ollila...

Yahoo! Go Mobile to launch with Cingular

Feb 22 2006 - 03:10 PM ET | Backpage, Cingular, Nokia
Yahoo and Cingular have launched Yahoo! Go Mobile on the Nokia 6682. The software integrates S60 phones (but in the future more models) with Yahoo! services. Specifically, Yahoo! Go Mobile will connect email, messaging, address books, and calendar. An interesting...

Nokia, Sanyo team up for CDMA sales

Feb 14 2006 - 12:01 PM ET | Nokia, Sanyo
Nokia and Sanyo are teaming up to help capture more of the CDMA market. While Nokia is the worldwide market share leader, they have issues in the with CDMA. A new, yet unnamed, company will form out of the...

Sony Ericsson and Nokia announced cooperation with DVB-H

Feb 13 2006 - 09:32 AM ET | Backpage, Nokia, Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson and Nokia today announced their intention to work together in the DVB-H space to build phones and secure programming from 2006 onward. According to Sony, "There are going to be a multitude of technologies that will enable...

Nokia 6131 announced, mid-range flip phone

Feb 13 2006 - 07:51 AM ET | 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM 2006 -- The Nokia 6131 is clamshell style mobile phone with a mid-range feature set and price point. Nokia has slowly been increasing the number of clamshell models it sells since the form factor has proven to be...

Nokia 6136 with UMA support announced

Feb 13 2006 - 07:21 AM ET | 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM 2006 -- Nokia announced its first UMA compatible phone, the Nokia 6136. The 6136 can perform seamless handoffs between the GSM cellular network and a WiFi network (using VoIP and a tech called UMA which stands for Unlicensed...

Nokia 6070, candybar style entry level phone

Feb 13 2006 - 07:15 AM ET | 3GSM, Nokia
3GSM 2006 --In addition to announcing two more high-end handsets--the 6131 and 6136--Nokia today debuted the 6070. The Nokia 6070 is a candybar style phone with basic camera phone features. Features of the 6070 include: Triband GSM 850/1800/1900 for...

Nokia and Vodafone team to promote S60

Feb 13 2006 - 03:38 AM ET | 3GSM, Backpage, Nokia, Vodafone
3GSM 2006 -- Nokia and Vodafone this morning announced a partnership to increase the adoption of the S60 phone platform. By making more Vodafone handsets S60 the carrier will have an easier time making the customizations and value adds...

Nokia to bundle F-Secure on select devices

Feb 10 2006 - 06:10 AM ET | Backpage, Nokia, Security
Nokia announced that F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus will ship on several of its business oriented phones. The software will be on the memory card bundled with the N71 and will be in the catalog on the E60, E61 and E70...

Nokia announces LBS for mid-range

Feb 10 2006 - 05:51 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia this morning announced new location based services (LBS) and a new GPS module to let phones make use of the services. This release is to bring LBS to lower-end phones, models such as the Nokia 6230i or 6280....

Nokia E61 shipping in mid February?

Feb 08 2006 - 04:02 PM ET | Nokia, PDA Phone
The buzz on the net is that MobileBee is showing that the new Nokia E61 will be shipping February 15th. Upon calling MobileBee in New York for confirmation, MobileTracker was told that the phone was expected around that time...

FCC approves two new Nokia phones, the N80 and the 6282

Feb 07 2006 - 12:32 PM ET | 3G, Cingular, Nokia, PDA Phone, Smartphone
Yesterday the FCC approved two new Nokia phones for the U.S. market, the 6282 and the N80. The phones appear as originally specced, with both handsets including GSM 850/1900 and WCDMA 1900, but not WCDMA 850. This may make the...

Nokia N91and E70 approved by FCC

Feb 03 2006 - 03:23 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
The Federal Communications Commission has approved two high-end Nokia handsets, the N91 (shown at right) and E70. The N91 is especially interesting because it includes a 4GB hard drive and would be the first phone with a hard drive...

Nokia Q4 2005 results

Jan 26 2006 - 04:05 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
Nokia announced its fourth quarter results for 2005--more market share and less profit. The leading mobile phone manufacturer shipped an impressive amount of phones, but price pressure lowered the average price per handset by twelve euros. Key figures from...

Nokia, Motorola, others join DVB-H alliance

Jan 23 2006 - 11:47 AM ET | Backpage, Data, Motorola, Nokia
A group of industry leaders today announced an alliance to promote Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld. The DVB-H standard is a method of getting live TV content on mobile phones. The Mobile DTV Alliance is made up of: Intel,...

Nokia 6125 announced

Jan 16 2006 - 02:13 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6125 was announced today and is yet another flip phone from the formally candy-bar obsessed company. Feature wise the 6125 is able to pack in quite a bit: Quadband GSM 1.3 megapixel camera Bluetooth Music player (MP3, MP4,...

Nokia and Kyocera settle patent dispute

Jan 11 2006 - 02:30 PM ET | Backpage, Kyocera, Nokia
Nokia and Kyocera this week announced a resolution to a patent infringement spat. Both companies alledged the other infringed on patents related to mobile handsets. A cross licensing deal was made and all legal actions between the two companies...

Nokia intros 6102i/6103

Jan 05 2006 - 02:38 PM ET | Backpage, Bluetooth, CES, Nokia
CES 2006 - Nokia has introduced the 6102i and 6103, updates to the 6101 and Nokia 6102. The new phones are indentical with the addition of Bluetooth. Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile USA both carry the model and it has outsold...

Nokia announces trio of Bluetooth headsets

Jan 04 2006 - 11:25 AM ET | Accessories, Backpage, Bluetooth, CES, Nokia
CES 2006 - Joining Motorola in announcing Bluetooth accessories, Nokia has debuted three new wireless headsets. Noted in the press release was that Nokia believes 2006 will be a great year for Bluetooth equipped phones, increasing to 220 million...

InterDigital wins arbitration against Nokia (again)

Dec 28 2005 - 04:05 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
According to The Wall Stree Journal noted [sub required], InterDigital will receive $250 million from Nokia after a US federal judge backed up a prior arbitration award. The original dispute was over royalties that Nokia allegedly did not pay to...

CompUSA creates Nokia store within a store

Dec 28 2005 - 01:06 PM ET | Backpage, Nokia
CompUSA announced a partnership with Nokia today that will result in a Nokia Experience section in all of CompUSA's stores. Already about 200 stores have the section, with the rest (about 40) getting it in the first quarter of 2006....

Nokia 6061 launched by Cingular

Dec 13 2005 - 04:27 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular launched its second Nokia flip phone today, the 6061. While the global leader in terms of market share, the vast majority of Nokia handsets are candybar style. The Nokia 6061 is an entry level phone with fairly standard features:...

Nokia 6305i with EV-DO on FCC site

Dec 02 2005 - 03:46 PM ET | Nokia, Verizon Wireless
The FCC has posted details for Nokia's first handset with EV-DO, the 6305i. Thanks mostly to bad blood with rival Qualcomm, Nokia has thus stayed away from EV-DO. The 6305i isn't a smartphone and thus isn't loaded up with features,...

Nokia 6282 announced

Dec 01 2005 - 10:17 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6282 is a 3G phone designed to work with UMTS 1900MHz which should launch in the US soon. Despite the long feature set, the 6282 is not a S60 handset. Features of the Nokia 6282 include: 320×240 QVGA...

Nokia 9300i Communicator announced

Nov 29 2005 - 10:30 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 9300i Communicator was announced today, it's an update that adds WiFi to the 9300 Communicator. Like past Communicator models, the 9300i uses the same flip open QWERTY keyboard design. Features include: GSM 900/1800/1900 80 MB of memory capacity...

Nokia N80 heading to Cingular

Nov 28 2005 - 12:31 AM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Rumor
The Nokia N80 received FCC approval last week and some of the included photos show a Cingular logo, which likely means the phone will be part of Cingular's 3G phone line-up. The featureful N80 was announced earlier this month and...

Nokia sees increased growth for 2006

Nov 28 2005 - 12:17 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia's CEO, Jorma Ollila, is excited about growth opportunities for the global mobile phone market. Last week he noted the forecast for total sales for 2005 is 780 million units and that he expects 2006 to outpace predictions. China should...

Nokia N90 begins shipping in US

Nov 18 2005 - 11:10 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia N90 is now shipping in the US, though not on a carrier which will limit its impact on the market. The N90 is a high-end camera phone that was announced earlier this year with the rest of the...

Nokia to buy Intellisync

Nov 16 2005 - 11:08 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced plans on Wednesday to purchase push-email provider Intellisync for a cool $430 million. Nokia is looking to bolster its offerings against rival Research In Motion (maker of the BlackBerry). Intellisync has has approximately 450 employees. By acquiring Intellisync,...

Qualcomm sues Nokia, GSM patent infringement

Nov 07 2005 - 12:30 PM ET | Nokia
Just last month an industry group that included Nokia filed an antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm. Qualcomm fired back today with a patent infringement lawsuit against Nokia concerning GSM. Qualcomm has asked the court to force Noka from selling or producing...

Yahoo, Nokia and Cingular to team up on new phone

Nov 07 2005 - 12:17 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
In an interesting move for Yahoo, the company announced that it will team up with Nokia and SBC to produce a mobile phone that will ship on Cingular's network. Unlike most comapnies wanting to get into the mobile phone space,...

Nokia N92 announced

Nov 02 2005 - 12:06 PM ET | Nokia
As part of an Nseries launch today, nokia unveiled the N92. The phone features a twisting display that somewhat mimmicks the action seen by handsets such as the Samsung D307. The feature set is huge: Integrated DVB-H with basic play/pause...

Nokia N80 announced

Nov 02 2005 - 11:59 AM ET | Nokia
Among other new handset, Nokia today announced the N80. Like other Nseries handsets, the N80 is high-end and runs the Symbian OS. Features of the Nokia N80 include: S60 3rd edition 3-megapixel camera 352×415 resolution display miniSD card slot Slide...

Nokia N71 announced

Nov 02 2005 - 11:55 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced a new set of Nseries phones, including the N71. Like the other Nseries handsets, the N71 is a S60 smartphone loaded with features. Features include: QVGA display miniSD card slot Bluetooth S60 3rd edition The Nokia N71...

Series 60 rebrands as S60

Nov 01 2005 - 05:58 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has rebranded its Series 60 line as S60. The updated name comes with a new logo and marketing materials, but the basics of S60 remain the same (standard smartpone features). S60.com is sporting the new look but still uses...

Nokia 6165 announced

Oct 26 2005 - 12:48 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6165 is another freshly announced CDMA clamshell. It joins the 2855 which was also announced today. Features of the 6165 include: Bluetooth and USB Megapixel camera Streaming video The Nokia 6165 is expected to ship in the first...

Nokia 2855 announced

Oct 26 2005 - 12:32 PM ET | Nokia
As part of a CDMA phone introduction, Nokia today announced the 2855. Nokia isn't known for its CDMA handsets and makes very few clamshell phones, but the 2855 is a CDMA clamshell. Features of the phone include: Bluetooth 128 ×...

Nokia 1255 and 2355 for emerging markets announced

Oct 26 2005 - 12:25 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced two CDMA handsets for growth markets, the 1255 and 2355. Since the phones are targeted at low-income areas, the feature sets aren't terribly impressive. Nokia 1255 Weighs just 80 grams Stopwatch and countdown timer 250 contact phonebook Nokia...

Nokia Q3 2005

Oct 21 2005 - 11:15 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia yesterday released financial figures for the third quarter. Nokia maintained its lead Important numbers of the quarter (all comparisons are year-over-year): Revenue: EUR 8.4B - up 18% Operating profit: EUR 1.15 billion - up 19% 66.6 million Nokia handsets...

Nokia 7360 announced

Oct 19 2005 - 01:39 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 7360 is one of three phones in the newly announced L'Amour Collection of fashion phones. Each of the phones features a different design focus, but all feature similar color schemes. The 7360 is the most normal of the...

Nokia 7370 announced

Oct 19 2005 - 01:23 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced the 7370 today, one of three phones in a new series of fashion phones dubbed the L'Amour Collection. The Nokia 7370 is the first swivel style phone from Nokia (the vast majority of Nokia phones are candybar style,...

Nokia 7380 announced

Oct 19 2005 - 11:19 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the 7380, part a new series of fashion phones dubbed the L'Amour Collection that will begin shipping in 2006. An update to the uniquely designed Nokia 7280, the lipstick tube sized handset packs a lot of punch...

Nokia E70 announced

Oct 12 2005 - 09:33 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the E70, a smartphone in the popular design of the 6800 series (fold-out QWERTY keyboard). Like the other E series handset, the E60 and E61, the Nokia E70 is a Series 60 handset. Features of the E70...

Nokia E61 announced, a BlackBerry killer

Oct 12 2005 - 09:32 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the E61, part of its new E series of business phones. Design wise the phone is very similar looking to the Motorola Q and is a direct competitor to BlackBerry handsets. Feature wise though the E61 is...

Nokia E60 announed

Oct 12 2005 - 09:15 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the E60, one of three phones in the new E series. The business targeted handset sports a "classic" design and 3G data along with a slew of other features. More exact specs of the Nokia E60 include:...

Nokia to support GSM 450

Oct 11 2005 - 10:54 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced support for GSM technology over the 450 MHz frequency band (currently phones use 850/900/1800/1900). GSM 450 should be able to reach consumers in low density areas for a very low cost: Nokia envisions a mobile landscape where operators...

Quickoffice to be bundled with Series 60

Oct 10 2005 - 04:43 PM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
Quickoffice announced today that its software will now be bundled with all Series 60 phones. The Quickoffice software allows users to view and print Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel and Powerpoint). There is a premium version that allows files to...

Nokia 6682 review

Oct 06 2005 - 12:00 AM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Review
By Jon Gales -- Nokia's 6682 is the new flagship Series 60 smartphone for the US market. It was recently launched on Cingular Wireless, making it one of the most easy to obtain smartphones in America. We got a few...

Cingular wireless re-launches Nokia 6682

Oct 04 2005 - 12:45 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
MobileTracker has posted a review of the Nokia 6682 UPDATE: Shortly after the posting of this story the 6682 re-appeared for sale. It had been down since September. If you do purchase this phone we would be interested in knowing...

Cingular launches Nokia 9300

Sep 28 2005 - 03:04 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular has announced the Nokia 9300, a high-end Communicator device under the Series 80 family. The Nokia 9300 from Cingular will ship with BlackBerry Connect, making it the first non-RIM handset with the BlackBerry Connect software sold in the US....

Cingular launches Nokia 6102

Sep 27 2005 - 06:51 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular has launched the Nokia 6102, shortly after its launch at T-Mobile USA (T-Mobile launched the 6101, which is the same phone except for GSM 850 which was added in place of GSM 900 for Cingular). Features of the clamshell...

Nokia 3250 officially announced

Sep 26 2005 - 02:15 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 3250 was officially announced today, a day after images of the uniquely designed smartphone leaked. Features of the music savvy 3250 include: Tri-band GSM microSD (for up to a GB of music) Media player with support for MP3,...

Nokia 3250 images leaked

Sep 25 2005 - 02:38 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
Promo images of the Nokia 3250 have leaked, purportedly from a promotional event in Berlin. The tipster notes that Nokia should officially announce the phone in the next week. The 3250 features a unique form factor that combines elements of...

Nokia 2652 announced, for emerging markets

Sep 21 2005 - 01:40 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced a new clamshell designed for emerging markets. The 2652 is and update to the 2650 and should be available later this month. Emerging markets are an increasingly important segment for the big phone makers, especially as more of...

Nokia N91 officially delayed until Q1 2006

Sep 20 2005 - 04:13 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia N91 has been officially pushed back to Q1 2006, confirming rumors to that effect that started a few weeks ago. The N91 is t he first Nokia phone to feature a hard drive (4GB) and will be the...

Nokia 6630 Music Edition

Sep 19 2005 - 08:51 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the 6630 Music Edition, a special edition of the 6630. The 6630 Music Edition adds a Nokia audio adapter so you can use your own headphones, a 256MB RS-MMC memory card (up from the 6630's 64MB card)...

Nokia Business Center announced

Sep 13 2005 - 12:00 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia Business Center was announced this morning, it's a new software solution that looks to take on offerings from Research In Motion. Push email is the focus, and the solution currently works with the high-end line up from Nokia....

Nokia N90 to launch on Cingular?

Sep 08 2005 - 11:17 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Rumor
We hadn't heard about this before, but it looks like the Nokia N90 may be heading to Cingular. Previously it looked like the phone would be sold in the US strictly without a service contract, but Cingular is showing the...

Yahoo hires Nokia innovator

Sep 06 2005 - 09:28 PM ET | Nokia
Christian Lindholm, the man responsible at Nokia for Series 60 phones among other things, is moving to Yahoo. Lindholm has been at Nokia for ten years and was most recently responsible for Lifeblog. At Yahoo, Lindholm's official title is VP...

Mobile phone market share for Q2 2005

Aug 26 2005 - 12:35 AM ET | In The News, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson
Both Nokia and Motorola saw market share gains according to research compiled by Gartner for the second quarter. Motorola's growth again outpaced its closest competitor, Samsung. Here is the latest data: CompanyQ2 2005Q2 2004ChangeNokia31.9%29.6%+2.3%Motorola17.9%15.7%+2.2%Samsung12.8%12.1%+0.7%LG6.5%6.1%+.4%Sony Ericsson6.2%6.6%-0.4%Siemens4.7%6.9%-2.2%Others20.0%23.0%-3.0% Motorola held its top position...

Bloomberg: New Nokia CEO should focus on selling company

Aug 23 2005 - 09:08 AM ET | Nokia
Matthew Lynn writes for Bloomberg that the incoming CEO for Nokia should focus on selling the company. His reasoning is that while Nokia has had a great past 20 years dominating the mobile phone industry, it would be better positioned...

Nokia 6682 to ship on Cingular soon

Aug 20 2005 - 04:31 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Rumor
MobileTracker has posted a review of the Nokia 6682 Cingular Wireless is set to launch the Nokia 6682 (with it most likely replacing the aging 6620). A print advertising campaign for the Nokia 6682 with the note, "Available at Cingular"...

Nokia N91 to use iTunes, report

Aug 18 2005 - 02:19 AM ET | Nokia, Rumor
The Finnish daily Taloussanomat is reporting [link in Finnish, if you can translate please do so in the comments] today that Nokia will use iTunes to power the N91 music phone. Scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter, the N91...

Nokia intros Mobile Search

Aug 08 2005 - 11:40 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced a new application called Mobile Search that aims to simplify searching on the mobile web. It integrates several search services into one application. bq. The current service and content providers incorporated in the search application include Eniro,...

Paper: Cisco mulls buying Nokia

Aug 07 2005 - 08:21 AM ET | Nokia, Rumor
According to an article in Sunday Business (not currently online), a UK business weekly, Cisco Systems is considering buying Nokia. Earlier this month, Nokia's CEO announced that he would be retiring next year. The article notes that Cisco CEO John...

Nokia 8800 begins shipping

Aug 04 2005 - 11:12 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has started shipping its $800 Nokia 8800 fashion phone. A US version is planned and it will go by the model number 8801 and it should hit stores in a few months. The 8800 features a stainless steel case...

Nokia CEO Jorma Ollila announces retirement

Aug 01 2005 - 09:18 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia's CEO Jorma Ollila has announced that he will step down from his post in June 2006, giving the CEO title to Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo who currently heads the mobile phone unit. Ollilabut will remain as a nonexecutive chairman. Starting in...

Nokia Q2 2005, price competition pressure

Jul 21 2005 - 10:08 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia saw a modest rise in net income during the second quarter, but intense price pressure in the sector lowered Nokia's operating margins. So far this quarter, only Motorola has announced positive results. Nokia predicts a weak third-quarter and as...

Opera 8 released for Series 60

Jul 14 2005 - 04:06 AM ET | Data, Nokia
Opera Software today announced that a new version of its popular web browser has been released. Opera 8 for Symbian S60 offers an updated rendering engine among other changes: * Major upgrade in Opera's Small-Screen Rendering (SSR) * Four-way navigation...

Nokia to delay N90 introduction

Jun 28 2005 - 03:00 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia said today that the introduction of the N90 camera phone will be delayed by several weeks. The phone is now expected to ship in July. The Nokia N90 boasts a long feature list, including: * 2 megapixel autofocus camera...

Nokia announces next-gen Series 60 Java

Jun 27 2005 - 09:50 AM ET | Nokia
At JavaOne today, Nokia announced its next-generation Java technology for Series 60 phones. Nokia will will build the Connected Device Configuration (CDC) into Series 60 based smartphones. bq. "Incorporating CDC into Series 60 platform will provide the foundation for mobile...

Nokia N90 to be RitzCamera exclusive

Jun 22 2005 - 06:32 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is running a contest to win the N90 before it hits store shelves later this year. As you may remember, the Nokia N90 is a high-end camera phone that was announced in April. Nokia is giving away 50 N90...

Nokia Connection 2005, major phone launch

Jun 13 2005 - 08:00 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced seven new mobile phone models at its annual Nokia Connection event. The new models include: * 6280 * 6270 * 6111 * 6060 * 6265...

Nokia 6265 announced

Jun 13 2005 - 07:55 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6265 was announced this morning at the Nokia Connection 2005 event. The 6265 is Nokia's most feature filled CDMA handset ever. Its feature set is very similar to the Nokia 6280/6270 which were also announced today. Features of...

Nokia 6060 announced, flip phone

Jun 13 2005 - 07:48 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the 6060 at the Nokia Connection 2005 event. Unlike most Nokia phones, the Nokia 6060 is a flip phone. Nokia had said earlier that it had a new focus on introducing flip phones this year. Feature wise...

Nokia 6111 announced

Jun 13 2005 - 07:41 AM ET | Nokia
As part of Nokia Connection 2005, Nokia announced the 6111. The Nokia 6111 is a slide-style design (like the 6280 and 6270 that were also both announced this morning). Features of the Nokia 6111 include: * Tri-band GSM * 1...

Nokia 6270 announced

Jun 13 2005 - 07:34 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6270 was announced this morning at Nokia Connection 2005. The 6270 is a 2G version of the 6280 (also announced this morning). The feature set is slightly different, but still quite full: * 2 megapixel camera * Stereo...

Nokia 6280 announced

Jun 13 2005 - 07:26 AM ET | Nokia
As part of a broad launch of new Series 40 phones, Nokia today announced the 6280. The 6280 is a 3G handset, with a healthy feature set: * GSM/WCDMA * Series 40 3rd edition * Bluetooth * QVGA resolution display...

Nokia developes new Series 60 web browser

Jun 13 2005 - 07:23 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced a new web browser for its Series 60 handsets. The browser uses open source software (WebCore and JavaScriptCore) made available from Apple. Apple uses the technology in its popular Safari web browser. The new Series 60 browser...

Nokia revamps Series 40

Jun 13 2005 - 07:16 AM ET | Nokia
Series 60 3rd edition was announced this morning at Nokia Connection 2005. Besides enabling more multimedia features, the Series 40 3rd edition also features a new user interface. * Streaming media (both audio and video) * Support for multiple screen...

Nokia announces WiMAX plans

Jun 10 2005 - 09:04 AM ET | Nokia
Skipping over WiFi Nokia today announced plans to support WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e) in the future, including both network infrastructure and mobile phones. While not officially a standard yet, WiMAX has the promise of providing very fast speeds over large amounts...

Nokia Sensor, personal area sharing software

Jun 09 2005 - 08:45 AM ET | Bluetooth, Nokia
Nokia today announced Sensor, mobile software designed to share information. With Sensor, users create personal pages designed to be shared with those around them. Sensor uses Bluetooth to connect with other Sensor users within your vicinity. bq. The Nokia Sensor...

Nokia sued for hands free answer technology

Jun 08 2005 - 12:26 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is being sued in Findland (where the company is based) for patent infringement over technology, "Allowing cellular phone users to answer their phones without touching them." This technolgy is now common in mobile phones because users can answer calls...

Nokia launches 1110 and 1600

Jun 02 2005 - 11:26 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced two low-end handsets designed for developing markets like Africa. The Nokia 1110 and 1600 will sell for 65 and 85 euros respectively, which is significantly more than similar models Motorola is preparing. Feature wise both handsets are...

Nokia 770 Internet Tablet announced

May 25 2005 - 11:43 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia this morning announced the 770 Internet Tablet, a new tablet device that runs Linux. Oddly, the Nokia 770 is not a mobile phone, but in the future will be able to make calls via VoIP technology. Features of the...

Nokia expands N-Gage games to more phones

May 17 2005 - 09:00 PM ET | Nokia
At the E3 gaming megashow, Nokia announced plans to bring N-Gage games to the next generation of Nokia smartphones. Currently the games only play on N-Gage handsets which have seen less than stellar sales. The new phones should begin shipping...

Nokia N90 approved by FCC

May 08 2005 - 02:40 AM ET | Nokia
The FCC has posted approval documents (FCC ID QURRM-42)for the Nokia N90. The N90 is one of three new NSeries high-end phones that Nokia introduced late last month (see also N70 and N91). The N90 features a high-resolution camera among...

Nokia 6638 approved, CDMA Series 60

Apr 27 2005 - 10:08 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
The FCC has approved (FCC ID QMNRM-18) the Nokia 6638, the first CDMA Series 60 phone. Visually, it looks just like the Nokia 6630 with the addition of a [very long] antenna. Since the 6638 is a CDMA handset, Nokia...

Nokia N90 announced, high-end camera phone

Apr 27 2005 - 11:46 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced the N90, a high-end camera phone with Carl Zeiss optics. The twist-style phone features two displays and a lot of extras: * 352 x 416 pixel main display * Bluetooth * 2 megapixel autofocus camera with flash...

Nokia N91 announced, hard drive music phone

Apr 27 2005 - 11:37 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today officially announced the N91 which was shown in spy shots earlier this week. It's a high-end music phone with a built-in hard drive. The case is made out of steel, like the 8801. Features of the Nokia N91...

Nokia N70 announced

Apr 27 2005 - 11:33 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today took the wraps off the N70, a handset similar to the 6680. Like the other N series handsets announced today (N90 and N91), the N70 is a Series 60 handset. Features include: * 2-megapixel camera * RS-MMC card...

Nokia 2 megapixel music phone spy shots

Apr 26 2005 - 01:36 PM ET | Nokia
Rumors have been circulating of a Nokia branded music phone, but now there are spy shots being added to the mix. A Chinese forum user posted pictures of a Nokia handset that claims to sport a 2 megapixel camera and...

Nokia 5140i announced, environmental friendly

Apr 26 2005 - 01:26 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the 5140, which looks to be an updated version of the 5140. The Nokia 5140i is the first phone from Nokia to comply with upcoming EU environmental legislation (RoHS, 2002/95/EC). More information on the legislation is available...

Nokia Q1 2005 statement

Apr 21 2005 - 02:19 PM ET | Nokia
Mobile phone market leader Nokia today reports its first quarter earnings statement. The mobile division posted solid numbers: Net sales were EUR 4.53 billion, an increase of 11% vs. Q1 2004 Net profit EUR 869 million, down 16% from a...

Nokia 7280 fashion phone for sale in US

Apr 12 2005 - 08:11 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia USA has added the 7280 fashion phone to its US online store. The uniquely designed phone lacks a keyboard and sports a vanity mirror. At $600, it's not for everybody, but neither is the design. Nokia sees the 7280...

Nokia taking heat on design choices

Apr 08 2005 - 02:20 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia's CEO Jorma Ollila was criticized by investors yesterday for the lack of nicely desiged clamshell handsets. Mr. Ollila countered that market share should prove that its design decisions are correct: bq. "Our market share last year of 33-34 percent...

Nokia 8801 announced, luxury phone

Apr 07 2005 - 11:50 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia to announced the 8800 and 8801 (US version). The Nokia 8801 is a very high-end fashion type phone. The body of the phone is stainless steel and it uses high-grade ball bearings for the unique pop up action. Features...

SK Teletech inks EV-DO deal with Nokia

Mar 29 2005 - 10:12 PM ET | Data, Nokia
The EV-DO news continues--SK Teletech has signed a, "Memorandum of understanding with Nokia to sell EV-DO cell phones." Reports put the deal at 7 million EV-DO phones per year. Nokia currently has no EV-DO handsets. SK Teletech is trying to...

Nokia slashes N-Gage QD price

Mar 14 2005 - 11:09 PM ET | Nokia
The phone best known for "Sidetalkin'" just got a whole lot cheaper--Nokia has cut the price of the N-Gage QD to $99 from the original $199. While the N-Gage QD (the latest model) doesn't actually use Sidetalking anymore, that was...

Nokia 6155 announced, CDMA clamshell

Mar 14 2005 - 10:56 AM ET | Nokia
CTIA 2005 -- Nokia made good on its promise to launch more clamshell mobile phones today with the introduction of teh Nokia 6155. It's a mid-level CDMA handset: * 1 megapixel camera with flash and video recording * Dual TFT...

Nokia Shorty for Virgin Mobile USA

Mar 14 2005 - 10:04 AM ET | Nokia, Virgin Mobile
CTIA 2005 -- Nokia has announced a stylish new CDMA handset for Virgin Mobile USA that is being called the Shorty (technical model name is 2115i). Features of the Shorty include: * Xpress-on color covers * Integrated flashlight * Speakerphone...

Nokia launches more N-Gage games

Mar 09 2005 - 12:29 PM ET | Nokia
In a sign that Nokia is still comitted to the N-Gage platform, the company has today released three new games. The titles are: * Payload futuristic action game * High Seize strategy game set in 17th century Caribbean islands. *...

Nokia nixes fuel cell battery project

Mar 03 2005 - 11:53 AM ET | Nokia
The Wall Street Journal is reporting [paid subscription req.] that Nokia has killed its fuel cell battery project. Nokia will continue to watch fuel cell technology, but a few roadblocks have made it hard to accomplish with mobile phones, namely...

Nokia not worried about cheap Motorola's

Mar 02 2005 - 04:04 PM ET | Motorola, Nokia
Nokia is not concerned with Motorola's plan to produce low-cost mobile phones for emerging markets. Currently Nokia is the market leader in low-cost phones: bq. "We're going to continue to bother with the low-end and we're going to continue to...

Nokia announces 6230i, update to 6230

Mar 01 2005 - 11:32 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced an update to the popular 6230, the 6230i. Features of the 6230i include: * 208 x 208 pixel screen (up from 128x128) * Megapixel digital camera * FM radio with Visual Radio * MMC card slot *...

Nokia embraces China

Feb 23 2005 - 12:42 AM ET | Nokia
Jorma Ollila, Nokia's CEO, is in Beijing today to celebrate Nokia's 20th anniversary in China. China is currently the world's largest mobile phone market, with over 330 million subscribers (in comparison, the US market is about 170 million subscribers). bq....

Nokia 6101 announced, flip-phone

Feb 14 2005 - 08:22 AM ET | Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- Nokia made good on its promise to introduce more clamshell phones--enter the Nokia 6101. There will be both a world and American version of the 6101. * Clamshell design, a rare find from Nokia * Xpress...

Nokia 6680 announced

Feb 14 2005 - 08:12 AM ET | Nokia
3GSM World Congress -- Nokia today announced the 6680, a 3G Series 60 handset. The 6680 also works on GSM networks (GSM 900/1800/1900, EDGE and WCDMA) so it can be used worldwide. Features: * Always-on email with document viewer *...

Nokia 6681 announced

Feb 14 2005 - 08:03 AM ET | Nokia
MobileTracker has posted a review of the Nokia 6682 3GSM World Congress -- Nokia has announced its smallest Series 60 handset to date, the 6681. The device was expected thanks to leaked photos and a FCC filing, but here are...

Nokia intros Series 60 3rd Edition

Feb 14 2005 - 05:05 AM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
At 3GSM World Congress this morning, Nokia introduced the third edition of its Series 60 platform. The Series 60 3rd Edition, which runs on Symbian OS 9, will be available for licensees in mid-2005. Some of the new features: *...

Nokia inks deal with Macromedia over Flash

Feb 11 2005 - 12:49 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has signed a licensing agreement with Macromedia that will let Nokia ship Series 60 phones with Macromedia Flash. As part of the agreement, Macromedia will implement new versions of its mobile Flash technology for Series 60. bq. The agreement...

Nokia Xpress audio messaging

Feb 10 2005 - 01:46 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia Xpress audio messaging is a new technology announced today that allows users to send voice clips over-the-air. It's compatible with MMS, but attempts to make sending messages much easier: bq. [Nokia Xpress audio messaging] enables consumers to personalize messages...

Nokia introduces NFC shell

Feb 09 2005 - 10:50 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the Near Field Communications (NFC) shell announced last year for the Nokia 3220. The Nokia NFC shell enables users to pay for items from debit or credit accounts simply by touching a point of sales device. Additionally,...

Nokia, Real Networks extend partnership

Feb 09 2005 - 12:06 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia and Real Networks today announced an increased partnership between the two companies. Nokia will now ship RealAudio, RealVideo and the Helix DNA powered RealPlayer on a wide variety of Nokia mobile devices. Furthermore, Nokia will become a member of...

Nokia launches Python for Series 60

Jan 31 2005 - 12:58 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today launched Series 60 support for Python, a popular open source programming language. The software is available for free. bq. Python for Series 60 is based on Python 2.2.2; However, in addition to supporting many of the Python Standard...

Nokia 2115i approved by FCC

Jan 31 2005 - 02:44 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 2115i has been approved by the FCC, according to documents posted on the agency's website (FCC ID QMNRH-66). While not much info on the Nokia 2115i was posted (a request for confidentiality was made by Nokia), an interesting...

Nokia Q4 2004 statement

Jan 27 2005 - 08:33 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today released its fourth-quarter 2004 earnings statement. Highlights include: * Net sales increased 3% to EUR 9 063 million * Operating profit decreased 19% to EUR 1 357 million * Nokia mobile device volumes reached a record 66.1 million...

Nokia releases free 3D Snakes game for N-Gage

Jan 25 2005 - 01:59 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today launched a 3D version of the verable Snakes for the N-Gage. This is not the average N-Gage title--it's free (a registration is required). N-Gage owners can download the game from snakesoutbreak.com starting today. A review of the title...

Nokia and TI to develop single-chip GSM phone

Jan 24 2005 - 03:35 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia and Texas Instruments today announced a single chip that enables most GSM phone functions. Having a single chip handle the work makes for longer battery life and smaller cheaper phones. Nokia plans to use the new chip in entry-level...

Nokia workers stage walk out over layoffs

Jan 17 2005 - 02:41 PM ET | Nokia
Workers at Nokia's Finnish plant staged a walkout in protest of the previously announced layoffs. bq. Estimates of how many staff members took part in the action, which started at 1200 GMT, were not immediately available. Workers will go back...

Nokia to trim research unit

Jan 12 2005 - 12:39 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia yesterday announced layoffs from its research and development division. Jobs will be lost all over the world but Germany and Finland will see the bulk of nearly 500 layoffs. Nokia plans to bring R&D expenditure down to 9%-10% of...

Nokia 6822 announced

Jan 05 2005 - 12:03 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6822 was announced today and will be replacing the popular Nokia 6820. The 6822 keeps the unique flip open QWERTY keyboard found on the 6800 and 6820. Other features of the Nokia 6822 include: * VGA camera *...

Nokia Lifeblog updated to 1.5

Dec 23 2004 - 02:35 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced a new version of its Lifeblog software. Nokia Lifeblog is a mobile phone and PC application that keeps an organized multimedia diary of the items collected with your mobile phone. The major update is the addition of...

Nokia firm on 10% sales growth

Dec 19 2004 - 08:09 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is standing firm on its forecast for a 10% increase in mobile phone sales in 2005, despite other researchers predicting a fraction of the figure. bq. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mr [Jorma] Ollila (Nokia's CEO) said...

Nokia combats counterfeit batteries

Dec 15 2004 - 04:10 AM ET | Nokia
In an effort to combat (now common) counterfeit batteries, Nokia has launched a new program that will allow consumers to accurately tell if a battery is made by Nokia. The security system consists of a hologram and a serial number...

Nokia: 10 new 3G phones in 2005

Nov 19 2004 - 12:19 PM ET | 3G, Nokia
Jorma Ollila, Nokia's CEO, is on record boasting about Nokia launching 10 new 3G phones in 2005. Earlier this month, Nokia announced it expected to ship 40 new models in 2005, which means 3G will be an impressive 25% of...

Virgin Mobile and Nokia team up

Nov 17 2004 - 02:06 PM ET | MVNO, Nokia, Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile and Nokia have signed a deal to bring a CDMA Nokia phone to market from Virgin Mobile by 2005. Currently Virgin Mobile only has phones from Kyocera and Audiovox. Nokia hasn't been a major CDMA maker in quite...

Nokia 6235 announced

Nov 15 2004 - 09:19 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6235 was announced today at the 3G World Congress & Exhibition 2004 in Hong Kong. The 6235 is a mid-range CDMA handset, despite being introduced at a 3G summit. Features include: * 65K color screen * VGA camera...

Nokia TV phone in 2006

Nov 04 2004 - 02:46 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced plans to ship a cell phone with a built-in digital TV receiver by 2006. Nokia said the phone will use the DVB-H standard: bq. DVB-H is a standard specified by the DVB Organization specifically for the transmission...

Nokia announces goals

Nov 04 2004 - 10:05 AM ET | Nokia
At a meeting for analysys today, Nokia announced some of its goals and targets for the next few years. There are some interesting ones, espcially that Nokia is planning on launching over 20 clamshell phones in the next year (currently...

Nokia NFC shell announced

Nov 03 2004 - 09:28 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia yesterday announced a Near Field Communication (NFC) "shell". The mobile phone accessory works with the Nokia 3220 and enables digital wallet type functions. NFC is a short range (several centimeters) wireless technology that will enable payments and ID be...

Nokia 3230 announced

Nov 02 2004 - 12:43 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 3230 is a new handset that was announced today at the Nokia Mobility conference in Monaco. It's a higher-end Series 60 candybar phone: * 1.3 megapixel camera with video capture up to 1 hour * EDGE high-speed data...

Nokia 6020 announced

Nov 02 2004 - 11:55 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 6020 was announced today at the annual Nokia Mobility Conference in Monaco. The mid-range tri-band GSM handset offers a nice mix of features: * EDGE high-speed data * VGA camera * 65K color screen * PoC (see today's...

Nokia intros PoC for Series 60

Nov 02 2004 - 11:50 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced software for select Series 60 mobile phones to enable push-to-talk over cellular (PoC). The add-on client works on Nokia 6600, 6620, 6670 and 7610 mobile phones. bq. Nokia will provide the PoC client to network operators and...

Nokia 7710 officially announced

Nov 02 2004 - 12:58 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 7710 was today officially announced. While MobileTracker has run rumors and photos of the Series 90 device since September, Nokia only today confirmed the 7710's existence. Billed as a competitor to organizers from palmOne and HP, the Nokia...

T-Mobile Germany goes PoC

Oct 29 2004 - 02:25 PM ET | Nokia, Push-to-talk, T-Mobile
T-Mobile Germany has annnounced plans to launch push-to-talk over cellular or PoC, a Nokia standard for PTT. The new feature will start in the fourth quarter and will be be Europe's first commercial PoC service. It is expected to make...

Nokia, Sony Ericsson join SD Association [CTIA IT 04]

Oct 25 2004 - 08:17 PM ET | Nokia, Sony Ericsson
Nokia and Sony Ericsson have become members of the SD Association, a group promoting the use of the SD memory format. MobileTracker noted back in September that Nokia had filed for admission. Nokia joined the SDA as a member of...

Nokia entering games, media market [CTIA IT 04]

Oct 24 2004 - 08:27 PM ET | Nokia
The Wall Street Journal is reporting [Subscription req.] in tomorrow's issue that cell phone giat Nokia will begin to offer carriers a list of Nokia approved games, ringtones, screensavers, images and videos. In exchange, Nokia will get a commission on...

Nokia earnings down 20%

Oct 14 2004 - 01:48 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia's third quarter profits are a mixture of good and bad news: Nokia beat its expectations but net profit was down 20%. With a net profit of 660 million ($813.6 million US) the Finnish mobile phone giant is still quite...

Nokia's short film competition

Oct 13 2004 - 01:34 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is asking for help in judging a short film competition for the UK. The "films" were all shot on mobile devices and don't go over 15-seconds. The winner gets a chance to work on a longer piece. Everyone who...

Kyocera sues Nokia for patent violations

Oct 11 2004 - 03:44 PM ET | Kyocera, Nokia
Early reports are flowing in about a lawsuit between Kyocera and Nokia. Kyocera states that Nokia is violating Kyocera's patents in 36 of its mobile phone models. It is not known what models Kyocera is claiming are violations, but the...

Nokia, Intel hook up for Series 60

Oct 05 2004 - 02:27 PM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
Nokia and Symbian today announced a partnership with Intel for chips in upcoming Nokia Series 60 mobile phones. The phones will use Intel's XScale processor, a chip already used in Windows Mobile based smartphones. bq. As part of its new...

Nokia 7710 boasts TV features

Oct 04 2004 - 12:47 PM ET | Nokia
We have been covering Nokia 7710 rumors for a few weeks--Just last week a large picture set of the unannounced phone was leaked onto the internet, along with more detailed specs. Today Reuters jumps on the bandwagon and adds more...

Nokia 6230 launched by Cingular

Oct 02 2004 - 12:40 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular Wireless has launched the Nokia 6230 (announced nearly 1-year ago), a hotly anticipated handset that the company has advertised for months. Features of the 6230 include: * EDGE high-speed data * Bluetooth * 128x128 pixel 65,000 color TFT display...

Nokia 7710 details surface

Oct 01 2004 - 04:16 PM ET | Nokia
More photos and specs of the Nokia 7710 have leaked [some images mirrored here and here]. The first rumors concerning the Nokia 7710 appeared last month, mostly in the form of a grainy image. Here's what we know so far:...

Nokia 7610 appears in Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog

Oct 01 2004 - 02:13 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 7610 appears in this year's Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. The famed catalog is known for extravagant and expensive gifts--pricey gifts this year include a blimp and a personal submarine. The Nokia 7610 is the only mobile phone shown...

Nokia 6670 announced

Sep 23 2004 - 12:10 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the Nokia 6670, a smartphone with a megapixel camera. Features of the Series 60 device include: * 65,536 color display * Megapixel camera (1152 X 864 pixels) with 4x digital zoom * Bluetooth * Web browser with...

Nokia 7710 rumors fly

Sep 20 2004 - 03:36 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
Internet message boards are buzzing with rumors of a new Series 90 device from Nokia called the 7710. It is seen as a replacement for the Nokia 7700, which was discontinued before it even shipped. Features of the 7710 are...

Nokia to use SD memory in future

Sep 14 2004 - 01:05 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced today that it has filed for membership in the SD Card Association and that the company has plans to use SD memory in future phone models. This is not the end of MMC for Nokia, the company says...

'Cellular' movie opens today

Sep 10 2004 - 12:44 AM ET | Nokia
Hollywood thriller "Cellular" opens today in US theaters. The movie stars a Nokia 6600 as one of the main elements, and the title itself is derived from the extensive use of the Series 60 smartphone. The plot outline from IMDB...

Nokia increases quarterly estimates

Sep 09 2004 - 08:17 PM ET | Nokia
Finally a stroke of good luck for Nokia--the Finnish company has announced that it expects to exceed quarterly profit estimates for the third quarter of 2004. Based on the first two months of the quarter, Nokia expects to make EUR...

Nokia 7260 announced

Sep 09 2004 - 10:17 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has officially announced the Nokia 7260. Images of this phone were leaked several weeks ago to various online message boards. At the time the photos were said to be an updated Nokia 7610, but that does not appear to...

Nokia 7270 announced

Sep 09 2004 - 10:09 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 7270 was announced today at the Totally Fashion event in Shanghai. It's another bold design from Nokia, and is one of only a few flip phone from the company. The housing is etched stainless steel. The 7270 comes...

Nokia 7280 announced

Sep 09 2004 - 09:59 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the 7280, a sleek highly styled cell phone without a conventional key pad. Instead of a keypad, the Nokia 7280 has a, "discreet keyless dial" (Ed. note, we're not sure how this works...). The rest of the...

Nokia parters with Six Apart

Sep 08 2004 - 12:43 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has partnered with blog software maker Six Apart (maker of the software that powers MobileTracker). Nokia Lifeblog will become compatible with Six Apart's TypePad hosted blogging service. The blogging capability of Nokia Lifeblog is based on the open ATOM...

Nokia 9300 announced

Sep 08 2004 - 02:04 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has today announced the Nokia 9300, a smartphone for business professionals. We noted rumors of the 9300 two weeks ago. It's a Series 80 device and runs on the Symbian 7 OS. All apps that work with the Communicator...

BlackBerry Connect comes to Series 80 phones

Sep 07 2004 - 02:44 AM ET | Nokia, Research In Motion
Nokia today announced that it is bringing BlackBerry Connect to Nokia Series 80 mobile phones. The first such device will be the Nokia 9500 Communicator which will be able to, "Connect to BlackBerry services from Research In Motion." However, the...

Cingular launches Nokia 6620

Sep 02 2004 - 02:03 AM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular Wireless has launched the Nokia 6620. The phone started shipping from AT&T Wireless early last month. The Nokia 6620 is quite similar to the Nokia 6600, but with EDGE high-speed data. Expect to pay $399.99 with contract, a full...

Nokia ships over 1 million N-Gage units

Sep 01 2004 - 01:18 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced today that it has sold over 1 million N-Gage game decks. The numbers include sales of both the N-Gage and N-Gage QD. MobileTracker has a N-Gage QD review. Nokia originally wanted to sell 6 million N-Gage units by...

Cingular adds Nokia N-Gage QD

Aug 30 2004 - 01:08 AM ET | Cingular, Nokia
Cingular Wireless launched the Nokia N-Gage QD this past weekend. MobileTracker last week published a review of the device. Cingular's online price is $149.99, but a mail-in rebate brings the final price down to $99. T-Mobile USA should add the...

Nokia Communicator 9300 rumor swirls

Aug 26 2004 - 12:56 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor
Rumors are currently making the rounds that Nokia will launch a slimmed down Communicator 9500 dubbed the Nokia Communicator 9300. There may be some truth to the rumor as it notes the phone will be launched on September 8th in...

Nokia N-Gage QD review [exclusive]

Aug 25 2004 - 12:50 AM ET | Nokia, Review, Smartphone
You can purchase the Nokia N-Gage QD from Amazon.com for $199.99. Amazon is currently (last updated 10/11/04) giving $250 in rebates making the final price -$50.01. That's right, you get money back. By Jon Gales -- Back when the...

Nokia and Pointsec launch mobile encryption software

Aug 24 2004 - 08:04 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia and software maker Pointsec today announced new software that allows enterprise customers to encrypt key data on Nokia Series 60 and Nokia Series 80 mobile phones. The software will first be available for Nokia's 9500 Communicator sometime in the...

Nokia 3205 launched on Sprint PCS

Aug 15 2004 - 12:08 AM ET | Nokia, Sprint Nextel
Sprint PCS has finally launched the Nokia 3205, a colorphone phone that lets you make your own cover. It's the CDMA version of the Nokia 3200. Here are some specs: * VGA camera * SMS * FM radio * 128x128...

Trojan horse on Series 60 phones

Aug 13 2004 - 03:26 PM ET | Nokia, Security
Sophos, an anti-virus maker, has warned of a trojan horse for Nokia Series 60 smartphones. The virus is dubbed Mosqit-A and appears to be a hacked version of the Mosquitos game. Instead of simply being a hacked game, the application...

Nokia inks music deal with Loudeye

Aug 09 2004 - 04:22 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced a multi-year agreement with Loudeye to develop a wireless music platform. Motorola announced a similar deal with Apple last month, but industry analysts believe that data hungry carriers will not let a mobile version of Apple's iTunes...

Cingular adds Nokia 6010 and Siemens C61

Aug 08 2004 - 03:02 PM ET | Cingular, Nokia, Siemens
Cingular today launched the Nokia 6010 and Siemens C61. The two entry level GSM handsets are available now online. The Nokia 6010 is free (online only price) while the Siemens C61 is $29.99. Here's a little about both phones: Nokia...

Nokia 6620 shipping on AT&T Wireless

Aug 06 2004 - 01:38 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, Nokia
AT&T Wireless stores have today started selling the Nokia 6620, an EDGE enabled version of the popular Nokia 6600. The phone is not yet stocked on AT&T Wireless' online store. This confirms our report on the Nokia 6620 earlier this...

Nokia 6230 supply problems

Aug 05 2004 - 12:49 AM ET | Nokia
The Wall Street Journal reports [subscription required] in today's issue that Nokia is facing supply problems with the Nokia 6230. We reported earlier this week that Cingular is now advertising but not yet stocking the Nokia 6230--now we know why....

Upcoming US phones

Aug 02 2004 - 12:01 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia, Rumor, Staff Picks
We've mentioned a ton of new phones for the US lately, so many that its hard to keep track of what's coming when. Below we have an exclusive look at all the dirt on the phones you ask about. If...

Motorola predicts top spot

Jul 30 2004 - 02:40 AM ET | Motorola, Nokia, Samsung
A Motorola executive is quoted in a Finnish business paper as saying that Motorola will once again be the world's largest mobile phone maker. Nokia has held the top position (which it took from Motorola) since 1998. Nokia's market share...

Nokia N-Gage QD ships in US

Jul 27 2004 - 11:52 AM ET | Nokia
The Nokia N-Gage QD is now shipping in the US. It is being bundled with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater and is selling for $99-$199 depending on whether you get a contract or not. At this time the N-Gage QD can...

Nokia 6820 review

Jul 26 2004 - 01:07 PM ET | Nokia, Review
By Jon Gales -- When the Nokia 6800 was first released, it sent mobile phone circles abuzz thanks to the built in QWERTY keyboard. It wasn't a bulky looking smartphone--it was a pretty average looking flip phone--but it had a...

Nokia patches Bluetooth bug

Jul 23 2004 - 01:24 PM ET | Nokia
Silicon.com is running a piece that notes Nokia has developed a software patch for the "bluesnarfing" problem with its Bluetooth enabled phones. Bluesnarfing is a security flaw that allows attackers to read, modify and copy a phone's address book and...

Nokia Q2 04 earnings bleak

Jul 15 2004 - 12:44 PM ET | Nokia
It's earnings day today, and already embattled Nokia has seen its shares plunge once again. Nokia announced that not only was the last quarter bad, but that the rest of 2004 will continue to be bad. Investors replied by sending...

India next mobile frontier

Jul 07 2004 - 01:15 PM ET | Nokia
MobileTracker friend Om Malik notes that Nokia has realized that the mobile market in India will be huge (when there are a billion consumers, everything is huge). According to Om, Nokia is now customizing its 6220 model for Indian carrier...

Nokia N-Gage QD review

Jun 29 2004 - 12:09 PM ET | Nokia, Review
Matt Slagle, an AP technology writer, has written a review of the Nokia N-Gage QD. The original N-Gage was met with poor reviews thanks to a awkward design. Having a $299 pricetag didn't help. This time around some things have...

Nokia 7700 killed

Jun 18 2004 - 05:00 PM ET | Nokia
The Nokia 7700 is DOA--killed before it even shipped widely. The phone was announced back in October 2003, and was the first device announced to be Series 90. The Series 90 line will continue to develop, but with the Nokia...

Nokia announces 2 entry level phones

Jun 14 2004 - 02:26 AM ET | Nokia
As expected, Nokia finished off a day of announcements with two entry level phones. Both the 2650 and 2600 have color displays, but not much else (compared to most of the phones covered on MobileTracker). They should be here by...

Nokia 6170 announed, clamshell

Jun 14 2004 - 02:23 AM ET | Nokia
After already announcing one other clamshell phone today, Nokia has announced the 6170. It's a regular clamshell, not a "twister" like the 6260. The tri-band Nokia 6170 will be available in two versions: a GSM 900/1800/1900 primarily for the European...

Nokia 6260 announced

Jun 14 2004 - 02:07 AM ET | Nokia
In an attempt to win back business users, Nokia today announced the Nokia 6260. It offers a folding design, which is rare for Nokia, and business features like push-to-talk. Here's a quick run-down: * Folding "twist" design * Bluetooth, compatible...

Nokia announces Bluetooth keyboard

Jun 14 2004 - 02:00 AM ET | Accessories, Bluetooth, Nokia
Nokia has announced a Bluetooth powered mobile keyboard, making it the easiest way to get a QWERTY on some Nokia phones. The new accessory is compatible with Series 60 phones, such as the Nokia 7610. bq. The Nokia Wireless Keyboard...

Nokia 6630 announced

Jun 14 2004 - 01:57 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the Nokia 6630, a GSM / 3G handset. The 6630 is the first 3G handset from Nokia, the largest maker of cell phones world wide. Here are a few more details: * 1.23 megapixel camera (6x digital...

Nokia to launch multiple phones, including flip

Jun 10 2004 - 02:11 PM ET | Nokia
Reuters reports that Nokia is poised to launch up to five new handsets, including two flip-phones (a big deal for typical candy-bar design centered Nokia). The new hardware should be announced next week--at that time MobileTracker will have full coverage....

Nokia's Symbian buyout approved

Jun 09 2004 - 01:26 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia's purchase of Psion's 31% stake in smartphone OS maker Symbian has been approved by German competition authorities. The move has also been approved by Psion's shareholders and the other compteition authorities that have jurisdiction. According to the AFP, there...

Nokia's marketshare dives

Jun 08 2004 - 11:21 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia saw its market share take a dip to 28.9% from 34.6% last year. Gartner analyst Ben Wood stated, "Nokia has two fundamental problems. One is its relationship with operators to provide them with personalized phones, and the other is...

Nokia 3220 announced

Jun 01 2004 - 02:14 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced an innovative new handset dubbed the Nokia 3220. The most obvious feature of the new phone is transparent Nokia Xpress-On grips, which pulsate with light effects to indicate calls, messages, and in sync with the beat of...

Nokia 7610 now shipping

Jun 01 2004 - 02:09 AM ET | Nokia
According to a release by Nokia, the Nokia 7610 is now shipping in Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The phone is the first to ship with the Lifeblog application. Here are some of the other features: * Bluetooth * Megapixel camera...

N-Gage QD shipping in Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific

May 26 2004 - 12:26 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today started shipping the Nokia N-Gage QD for markets in Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific. The price with contract is as low as 49.99. Here are some features of the mobile phone / game deck: * Hot-swappable MMC *...

Spider-Man 2 for N-Gage

Apr 26 2004 - 09:19 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced that a game based off the Spider-Man 2 movie will be released for its N-Gage device. bq. Taking on the role of the famed super hero Spider-Man, mobile gamers will be able to swing, web sling and...

3 now shipping Nokia 7600

Apr 19 2004 - 09:45 AM ET | 3G, Nokia
3G carrier 3 is now shipping the Nokia 7600. It is Nokia's first 3G phone for 3 and it features a radical design. We first featured this handset in September 2003. Here is a quick run down of the features:...

Introducing the Nokia 6610i

Apr 19 2004 - 09:42 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today introduced the Nokia 6610i, a tri-band GSM phone with typical Nokia features. Included is a color screen, XHTML browser, FM radio, camera, Java and SyncML. SyncML allows users to sync their computer based calendar, adress book and to-do...

Nokia announces N-Gage QD, 2nd gen N-Gage

Apr 14 2004 - 01:25 AM ET | Nokia
As expected, Nokia has today announced the second generation N-Gage. Dubbed the N-Gage QD, the new device sports a slimmer design and updated features. Here's a quick run down of some of the new features: * Hot-swappable MMC * Longer...

Nokia warns investors, stock market tumbles

Apr 06 2004 - 12:33 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia sent out a notice that its first-quarter sales will miss projections, which sent the whole market into a down spin. Sales were down 2%, but stock in the company is currently trading down 18%. A sales increase of 3...

AT&T Wireless ships Nokia 6820

Mar 26 2004 - 05:40 PM ET | AT&T Wireless, Nokia
AT&T Wireless has started to ship the Nokia 6820. The phone was announced back in October 2003, but is an AT&T Wireless exclusive. It is an updated version of the Nokia 6800. The biggest feature of the Nokia 6820 its...

N-Gage 2 design leak, no sidetalking

Mar 25 2004 - 01:43 PM ET | Nokia
John Romero was the first to leak details of the N-Gage 2, but the report wasn't the most credible (besides not working for Nokia, the interview was translated from Russian). However, another leak, this time from a Nokia employee, confirms...

Nokia plans 40 new devices for 2004

Mar 25 2004 - 10:02 AM ET | Nokia
Reuters is reporting that Nokia plans to launch about 40 mobile devices this year. While that sounds like a lot, Nokia did about that in 2003....

Sun Microsystems and Nokia team for multiplayer games

Mar 22 2004 - 10:57 AM ET | Nokia
Sun Microsystems and Nokia are banding together to bring real-time multiplayer games to mobiles. Sun is the company behind Java, the platform most mobile games are written on. The solution is dubbed SNAP, and should be released in Q3 2004....

CTIA: Nokia announces flip-style CDMA2000 1X cam phone

Mar 22 2004 - 10:45 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced the Nokia 6255--a CDMA2000 1X handset. It's a flip-phone, which is quite rare for Nokia. Here are a few of the features: * Dual color screens * MMC memory card support * VGA camera with flash and...

CeBit: Nokia announces megapixel phone, Nokia 7610

Mar 17 2004 - 11:23 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced its first handset with a built-in megapixel digital camera, the Nokia 7610. Here's a quick wrap-up: * Bluetooth * Megapixel (1152 X 864) with 4x digital zoom * Series 60 device * Lifeblog application * 65,000-color display...

Nokia introduces Lifeblog, multimedia diary

Mar 11 2004 - 05:47 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced a "multimedia diary" tool dubbed Lifeblog. Despite the name, the app shouldn't be called a blogging tool--it doesn't publish to the web. However, the word on the street says that web publishing is coming. bq. "The Lifeblog...

N-Gage 2 at E3 rumors mount

Mar 04 2004 - 01:08 PM ET | Nokia
Talk of the N-Gage 2 debuting at E3 this May has started. The Nokia handset hasn't sold nearly as well as expected and has even spawned some rather entertaining websites [example]. One of the developers of Doom, John Romero, spilled...

Nokia introduces Communicator 9500

Feb 23 2004 - 10:30 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has introduced a new enterprise-class Communicator, dubbed the Nokia Communicator 9500. The device comes with WiFi and GSM. When you're in the office and have access to wireless broadband, the device can make cheaper VoIP calls. It's expected to...

Nokia to become majority partner in Symbian

Feb 09 2004 - 12:16 PM ET | Nokia
Via a deal worth well over $200 million, Nokia will become Symbian's majority partner. The cash will leave Nokia with a 63% share of the mobile software company. The details of the transaction are $173 million in cash plus $1.56...

Nokia brings The Sims to N-Gage

Jan 12 2004 - 12:18 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced that The Sims Bustin' Out is coming to the N-Gage. The popular game which is published by Electronic Arts (EA) will be available for the device in the first half of this year. bq. "The Sims fans...

Nokia to tout N-Gage at Sugar Bowl

Dec 27 2003 - 05:26 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia is spending more money advertising the N-Gage--the Washington Post is reporting that the Nokia Sugar Bowl will be quite N-Gage-centric: bq. " Nokia is attempting to make sure that the 72,000 fans watching the Oklahoma-Louisiana State game live and...

Extensive Nokia 6600 review

Dec 01 2003 - 04:34 PM ET | Nokia, Review, Smartphone
Last month we linked to two reviews on Nokia's latest smartphone, the Nokia 6600. Today, over at the PowerPage, there is an extensive review that is a must-read. There are tons of screenshots, something you don't see very often in...

New N-Gage titles

Dec 01 2003 - 08:33 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has announced several new game titles for its N-Gage portable gaming device / cell phone. According to a release by the company, the new games include: Ashen, Operation Shadow, Requiem of Hell, Sega Rally Championship, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon:...

Nokia goes push-to-talk

Nov 12 2003 - 01:16 PM ET | Camera, Nokia, Push-to-talk
Nokia has announced the Nokia 5140. It's the first GSM phone with push-to-talk (PTT). Besides the VoIP GPRS powered PTT, it comes loaded with all the things you'd expect from a high-end Nokia handset: * Tri-band GSM * VGA camera...

Groups says N-Gage cracked [updated]

Nov 11 2003 - 01:23 PM ET | Nokia
A hacker group says they have cracked the Nokia N-Gage and are able to play its games on other mobile phones. Nokia is investigating the claim, but it seems accurate to us. Our friends at Club-Siemens have screenshots of an...

Nokia pleased with N-Gage, sticks to 6M

Nov 06 2003 - 08:35 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia either has no feel for consumers, or all the news on the web is wrong. According to The Register, the company is, "pretty pleased with the viral uptake from consumers and the feedback that we are getting". The company...

Who beat Nokia with the ugly stick?

Oct 29 2003 - 02:11 PM ET | Nokia
We got a lot of feedback on yesterday's announcement by Nokia, especially about the look of the 7700. It has come out that it works just like the N-Gage--to talk without a headset you must use it sideways (making the...

Nokia launches 5 EDGE phones

Oct 28 2003 - 08:03 AM ET | Data, Nokia
Nokia this morning announced 5 new EDGE (highspeed data) equipped phones: * Nokia 6230 - Small, but with a VGA resolution camera. Other notable features include an MP3 player, Bluetooth and a multimedia card slot. * Nokia 7700 - Runs...

Nokia makes official statement on explosions

Oct 17 2003 - 04:55 PM ET | Accessories, Nokia
Nokia has finally made an official statement on the tales of numerous explosions that have been spreading around the internet. The company advises customers to stay away from aftermarket batteries. There have been unconfirmed reports that Nokia uses crypography in...

N-Gage sales very slow

Oct 16 2003 - 08:00 AM ET | Nokia
Despite making bold sales predictions (sell a million units in the next year), the Nokia N-Gage has been a slow seller. According to the latest figures, only 500 were sold in a massive 6,000 retail locations....

Nokia announces 3660

Oct 09 2003 - 08:17 AM ET | Bluetooth, Camera, Nokia
Nokia has announced the next generation of the Nokia 3650, the 3660. This confirms the report we made last month when the phone (at the time unannounced) was approved by the FCC. It looks identical to the smash-hit 3650, except...

More Nokias explode, start of an epidemic?

Oct 09 2003 - 07:46 AM ET | Nokia
Two more phones have exploded, and they are both from Nokia. The last time a phone exploded it was a Kyocera, and the company took drastic action (halted shipment of the model worldwide until the exact cause can be tracked...

More N-Gage goodies--new game, accessories

Oct 07 2003 - 07:39 PM ET | Accessories, Nokia
The N-Gage launched today, and there are a couple of new additions. First, EA Sports has announced FIFA Soccer 2004 for the N-Gage. One neat feature is that it allows multi-player over Bluetooth. Look for it during the holiday season....

N-Gage ships tomorrow, Nokia hopeful

Oct 06 2003 - 03:46 PM ET | In The News, Nokia
Nokia's highly-marketed-and-little-liked N-Gage gaming/cell gadget is going to officially be shipping tomorrow. Few people should be unaware of the N-Gage within a few weeks thanks to Nokia's $100 million marketing campaign dedicated solely to the N-Gage. The company also announced...

Commodore 64 on your Nokia

Oct 02 2003 - 10:35 PM ET | Nokia, Unique
Rael Dornfest found an interesting application for Nokia series 60 phones (including the popular 3650) called Frodo [scroll to bottom]. It's a Commodore 64 emulator, which means it lets you play all the applications you remember using back in the...

Nokia launches 3588i

Sep 30 2003 - 08:42 AM ET | Nokia, Sprint Nextel
Nokia has taken the wraps off its latest PCS phone, the 3588i. It will available exclusively on Sprint PCS in the US and boasts a nice list of features: * Color screen * Xpress-On faceplates * E911 (built in GPS...

Nokia 3650 replacement approved

Sep 29 2003 - 05:04 PM ET | Bluetooth, Camera, Nokia, Rumor
The rumors were true--Nokia is prepping a replacement to the popular 3650 dubbed the 3660 (World) or the 3620 (US), it sports the same unique shape that the 3650 has, but has a semi-normal keypad (the abnormal keypad was a...

Nokia 7600 offers radical new design

Sep 25 2003 - 07:42 AM ET | 3G, Bluetooth, Camera, Nokia, Staff Picks
Nokia has introduced a radical new phone dubbed the Nokia 7600. It sports a very unconventional design which can be seen at right (click to zoom). The feature set is quite impressive too: * 3G + GSM 900/1800 * 65K...

T-Mobile to push N-Gage

Sep 23 2003 - 09:24 PM ET | Nokia, T-Mobile
According to WirelessWeek, T-Mobile will be pushing sales of the Nokia N-Gage with a free 30-day trial (something they do for no other model). The free month will include $50 of service (voice and text). In typical T-Mobile style, customers...

More 6850 pics surface

Sep 16 2003 - 10:10 PM ET | Bluetooth, Camera, Nokia, Rumor
MobileBurn has published more pictures of the upcoming Nokia 6850 (replacement for the popular Nokia 6800). It looks to be a pretty decent phone....

Nokia 6560: smallest color TDMA

Sep 12 2003 - 11:47 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia today announced its newest TDMA phone, the Nokia 6560. Coming in at a scant 3 ounces, it's the smallest color screen dual band TDMA phone on the market. It still manages to pack in Java, IR, and an XHTML...

Roll your own phone cover

Sep 12 2003 - 09:33 AM ET | Camera, Nokia, Unique
Nokia recently showed off the 3200 at an event in Spain and at another in Thailand. It's got all the specs you would expect from a high end phone, but its also got one twist--cut-out covers. It comes with 10...

Nokia sales up, profit down

Sep 09 2003 - 01:48 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia announced that sales of handsets are up about 10%, but due to depreciation of the US dollar revenue will be down. As you may know, Nokia is based out of Finland....

Nokia intros frisky SIM's

Sep 08 2003 - 08:31 AM ET | Bluetooth, Nokia
Nokia has taken a big step forward for Bluetooth by introducing a new technology dubbed "SIM Access Profile". Basically it's a technology that lets a car use the SIM card in your phone (via Bluetooth) without having to remove it....

6850 puts cam + more on 6800

Sep 05 2003 - 05:09 PM ET | Nokia, Rumor, Unique
Some rogue pictures of a yet-to-be-announced Nokia which is being passed off as the 6850, show the now familiar "6800 feel" but with a camera and Bluetooth! For unfamiliar readers, the Nokia 6800 looks like a typical flip phone, but...

Nokia gobbles more Symbian

Aug 29 2003 - 09:57 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia is in the process of buying out part of Motorola's stake in Symbian. This along with Nokia's previous holdings will mean that Nokia will own about 31% of the mobile software company. The other shares are going to Psion....

Nokia debuts 2 new phones

Aug 27 2003 - 08:14 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia introduced two new phones at a simultaneous press events in Moscow, Russia and New Delhi, India. Nokia 1100 Nokia 1100 phone is a lower-end phone that's made to be portable. It weighs just 93 grams and sports anti-slip sides....

Cellphone catches fire

Aug 22 2003 - 10:28 AM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
Here's another reason to not use a cell phone when you drive--it could catch fire. A woman in Amsterdam recently was treated for slight neck burns after her Nokia caught fire. Nokia of course blames all cases (yes, there has...

Nokia bets big on N-Gage

Aug 20 2003 - 12:46 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia must not listen to popular opinion--it is still spending big bucks on the N-Gage. Its latest expenditure has been buying Sega.co for its "multi-player technology". If you want to see what all the hype is about, the N-Gage drops...

Nokia to sell over 200m units in 2004

Aug 19 2003 - 12:30 PM ET | Nokia
We're not even out of Q3 of 2003 yet, but analysts are busy making predictions about sales totals for 2004. The study which was released today boasts that Nokia will ship an astounding 200 million handsets throughout '04. Overall the...

Nokia inks 3G deal in Switzerland

Aug 06 2003 - 11:49 AM ET | 3G, Nokia
Nokia has inked a deal to deliver a WCDMA (known simply as 3G) core network to sunrise in Switzerland. Things have moved quickly, and Nokia has already delivered hardware. The network is expected to be commercially launched by the end...

Nokia 3300 review

Jul 30 2003 - 03:20 PM ET | Nokia, Review, Unique
Cell phone tycoon Howard Chui has posted his review of the Nokia 3300. The phone is being marketed towards music lovers with features such as MP3 and AAC music playback and a FM stereo radio. It's got other goodies too:...

N-Gage ships Oct. 7th

Jul 20 2003 - 03:28 PM ET | Nokia, Unique
The report back in May turned out to be correct--the Nokia N-Gage will ship in October (the 7th to be exact), and will cost $299 US. The high-end gaming device sports a high-resolution screen, Bluetooth and an MP3 player. Not...

Nokia profit falls 28%

Jul 19 2003 - 01:15 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia's quarterly profit was down 28% for Q2 2003. Profit should be down for Q3 as well. The company pointed to a weak dollar as well as flagging sales for the downturn. Shares in the companies stock went down an...

Opera For Series 60 Phones

Jun 25 2003 - 11:59 AM ET | Nokia
Opera has released an update to its mobile browser that lets it run on Nokia series 60 phones (7650 and 3650). We've heard good things about Opera on mobile phones, so if you own one of the compatibile phones you...

Nokia Announce Expanded Mobile Streaming Media Support

Jun 17 2003 - 11:03 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia has teamed up with RealMedia to extend mobile streaming support on its series 60 phones. You may recall that RealOne is shipping on the newly announced Nokia 6600--it's part of the deal. The up-and-coming 3GPP format is supported, which...

Mobile Printing

Jun 16 2003 - 12:30 PM ET | Camera, Nokia, Unique
We swear this is the last Nokia post for the day... Nokia and Kodak have teamed up to make mobile printing a piece of cake. bq. "Users of Nokia imaging phones, such as the Nokia 6600, will be able to...

Nokia 3100 Introduced

Jun 16 2003 - 12:29 PM ET | Nokia, Unique
In Singapore today, Nokia introduced the 3100 which is aimed at style-conscious mobile consumers. You know how people customize their phones to be wacky? The 3100 is just like that except it comes straight from the factory. The default case...

Nokia 6600 Introduced

Jun 16 2003 - 12:23 PM ET | Bluetooth, Camera, Nokia, Staff Picks
Nokia today announced the 6600 (seen at right), a camera phone with a lot of perks. It's aimed at the business sector and is loaded down with such things as a digital zoom, a video recorder and RealOne installed off...

Nokia's New Dual Mode GSM/WCDMA Phone

Jun 13 2003 - 12:04 PM ET | 3G, Nokia
According to the company, Nokia has started commercial deliveries of the world's first dual-mode 3GPP compliant GSM/WCDMA. It sounds like a really neat idea as it's able to handle seamless handovers (from GSM to WCDMA and back). The Nokia 6650...

N-Gage Is A Go For Launch

Jun 09 2003 - 01:14 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia's N-Gage which we reported as shipping in October looks to be on track. According to Mobile Burn it has gotten the thumbs up by the FCC. The exact launch date is unknown, but here at MobileTracker we're sticking with...

Warner's Music On Nokia 3300

Jun 02 2003 - 02:10 AM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
Nokia and Warner Music International today announced a new marketing collaboration to make music mobile for the Nokia 3300 music device. An inbox MMC memory card will include short music clips from emerging artists, as well as True tone ring...

Nokia 6800 Review

May 22 2003 - 08:01 PM ET | Nokia, Review, Unique
Mobile Burn has posted a review of the innovative Nokia 6800. It's got a built in QWERTY keyboard via a nifty flip motion. The folks at Mobile Burn were impressed: bq. "The 6800's keyboard differs also in that there is...

Nokia Announces 6108--Pen Based Phone

May 20 2003 - 11:53 AM ET | Nokia, Smartphone
Tired of text input on numeric keypads? Don't like the size of phones that have a QWERTY (Nokia 6800 for example)? Nokia is betting that you agree with the previous two statements. Meet the 6108: * GSM 900/1800/1900 * Recognizes...

Nokia Turns Phone Into Credit Card

May 14 2003 - 01:02 PM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
Nokia and MasterCard yesterday launched a new breed of mobile phone technology that lets people use their Nokia phones as credit cards. It's just a trial, but it sounds pretty neat: "The phones are equipped with MasterCard's new "PayPass" payment...

N-Gage In October

May 13 2003 - 05:35 PM ET | Nokia, Unique
Nokia's N-Gage will being shipping in October according to Reuters. The phone/gaming device looks quite similer to a Gameboy. It will cost $299 in the US which is quite a lot more than a Gameboy, but you can't make phone...

Mossberg Does The Nokia 6800

May 08 2003 - 12:48 PM ET | Nokia, Review
Walter Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal today reviewed the Nokia 6800. Bland sounding name for a phone that includes a QWERTY keyboard. It came out this week in the US on Cingular's network, but we've yet to confirm if...

Class action against Nokia

May 06 2003 - 02:52 PM ET | In The News, Nokia
ZDNet is reporting that a California resident is bringing a class action law suit against Nokia for faulty LCD screens in many of its phones. The suit alleges that Nokia knew there were problems but neglected to fix or acknowledge...

Samsung And Nokia Partner

Apr 28 2003 - 06:31 PM ET | 3G, Nokia, Rumor, Samsung
Word on the street is that Samsung and Nokia are joining forces to make 3G and 4G phones. Not much is even known about 4G, but two mega co's teaming up is never a bad thing (well, except Sony and...

Nokia Buys Eizel

Apr 22 2003 - 07:27 PM ET | Nokia
Nokia, the worlds largest mobile phone maker, has purchased Eizel--a small mobile software company. The swallow up cost $21 million US and should bring Nokia customers better email....

NY Times Does Camera Phones

Apr 17 2003 - 01:29 PM ET | Camera, In The News, Nokia
The New York Times has an article running that compares various camera phones available in the US. Free registration needed as always for NYTimes.com pieces. Among the phones featured is the sexy Nokia 3650 (seen at right) . "As cellcams...

Nokia Lays Off 1,800

Apr 10 2003 - 04:29 PM ET | Nokia
Handsets are getting smaller and so is Nokia's workforce--by 1,800. The world's largest cellular phone company had earlier announced that this quarter would bring a huge loss so the move comes at little surprise to investors. "Like most of the...

Nokia 3300 Preview

Apr 07 2003 - 06:21 PM ET | Nokia
GSMBox.com has posted an excellent preview of the Nokia 3300. The breakout from the conventional design mold sets this phone out of the pack, but its focus on music really makes calling it a "cell phone" an insult. "The Nokia...

Nokia's 6310i To Be Lexus Savvy

Apr 07 2003 - 04:00 PM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
Nokia and Lexus have announced the Lexus Integrated Phone System. It lets owners of some (higher end most likely) Lexus vehicles and a Nokia 6310i phone to integrate the phone's data and capibilities into the vehicle. "The phone transfers its...

Snapfish Mobile On 3 More Phones

Apr 04 2003 - 12:03 PM ET | Camera, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Unique
Snapfish Mobile is a wireless application that AT&T loads up on its mLife subscribers' phones that lets users share, print, and store photos. It's just recently been ported for three new handsets: * Panasonic GU87 * Nokia 3650 * Sony...

Nokia Courts China

Mar 31 2003 - 01:49 PM ET | In The News, Nokia
Nokia made a big move today by merging its Chinese operations. The new company will begin to make CDMA phones for the world's most populated country....

RealOne On Nokia 3650

Mar 29 2003 - 06:32 PM ET | In The News, Nokia, Unique
According to 3G NewsRoom, the aforementioned Nokia 3650 is able to have RealOne installed. It's not yet clear if the mobile version has to be installed seemingly every two weeks or if the installation process is as annoying as it...

T-Mobile Video Messaging

Mar 27 2003 - 08:05 PM ET | Camera, In The News, Nokia, T-Mobile
If that camera phone doesn't attract enough geeks, try out video messaging. T-Mobile has launched the service which works with the Nokia 3650 (very cool phone, check it out at right). You can exchange video clips with audio, but only...

Nokia Releases 3 New CDMA Phones

Mar 17 2003 - 10:32 AM ET | Nokia
Nokia has released three new CDMA phones--the 6585, 3586i, and the 2200 Series. The 6585 is stocked with: a color display, MMS, FM radio, speakerphone, GPS (no, that is not a joke) and Java. This is the phone pictured at...

Lame Buttons Still A Hit

Mar 13 2003 - 04:07 PM ET | Nokia
Just because Apple is geek chic doesn't mean that everything has to try to be sexy. Try being the key word. Nokia released some new gadgets at CeBIT and well--they aren't the coolest things around. The good news is...

Nokia 7250 Ships

Mar 10 2003 - 11:40 AM ET | Camera, Nokia
Nokia proves again that weird buttons can make buzz. The new 7250 has a lot of high end features (camera, polyphonic ringtones, FM radio), but the design is the standout feature. Even though it looks kind of goofy, it's...