Nokia Lumia 800 archive

  • Nokia Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out
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    Nokia Windows Phone 7.8 update rolls out

    By 30 January 2013

    Nokia Lumia 800 and 900 owners, listen up: Nokia has confirmed that it is rolling out the Windows Phone 7.8 update from today.  The new update, which adds things like customisable Live Tiles sizes to the Start Screen, will come in the guise of a software...

  • Nokia: Current Lumia phones getting more features, Cinemagraph amongst them
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    Nokia: Current Lumia phones getting more features, Cinemagraph amongst them

    By 11 September 2012

    Nokia has confirmed once again that current Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 users won't get left behind when the company moves over to Windows Phone 8 later this year with the launch of the Lumia 920 and 820 models. "The current Lumia range of smartphones will...

  • Microsoft: Bringing Windows Phone 8 features to Windows Phone 7 smartphones doesn't make sense
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    Microsoft: Bringing Windows Phone 8 features to Windows Phone 7 smartphones doesn't make sense

    By 3 July 2012

    Greg Sullivan, senior product manager for Windows Phone at Microsoft, has told Pocket-lint that the current line-up of Windows Phone devices won't be getting the update to Windows Phone 8 later in the year because it doesn't make sense to commit the manpower...

  • Nokia Lumia 610 review
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    Nokia Lumia 610 review

    By 30 May 2012

    Nokia's third Windows Phone 7-powered Lumia handset is the sensibly priced Nokia Lumia 610, but is four a crowd, or should those on a budget be seriously considering this new handset? Design The Lumia 610 is certainly a Nokia, and more akin to the Nokia...

  • Batman Nokia Lumia 900: Limited edition phone heading to UK
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    Batman Nokia Lumia 900: Limited edition phone heading to UK

    By 29 May 2012

    Nokia has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be selling a limited-edition Nokia Lumia 900 at Phones4U in the UK very shortly. The new phone, like the extremely limited-edition Batman Nokia Lumia 800, will come in black and have the Batman logo laser...

  • Nokia Lumia 900 review
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    Nokia Lumia 900 review

    By 11 May 2012

    The Nokia Lumia 900 is the new flagship in Nokia's range and, some would say, the flagship of all Windows Phone 7 phones. But can it live up to this mighty accolade? More importantly, does it have what it takes to challenge the likes of the iPhone 4S,...

  • Camera phones on test: HTC One X, iPhone 4S, Xperia S, Galaxy SII, Lumia 800
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    Camera phones on test: HTC One X, iPhone 4S, Xperia S, Galaxy SII, Lumia 800

    By 1 May 2012

    Cameras are one of the main battlegrounds for modern smartphones, with each manufacturer looking to point out why theirs is better than the next rival.  "With ImageSense, HTC One rivals traditional digital cameras with improvements to every part of the...

  • Windows Phone Dare To Live challenge wants to 'spank' UK smartphone users
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    Windows Phone Dare To Live challenge wants to 'spank' UK smartphone users

    By 23 April 2012

    You'll no doubt have seen something of Microsoft's campaign looking to "smoke" smartphone users in the US. Well we have good news. Windows Phone wants to bring some spanking to UK high streets. Kicking off the Dare To Live campaign over the weekend, the...

  • Improved battery life comes with Nokia Lumia 800 update
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    Improved battery life comes with Nokia Lumia 800 update

    By 29 March 2012

    If you’re lucky enough to be a proud owner of a Nokia Lumia 800, we have some good news for you. Your smartphone is about to get even better, thanks to the latest update to be rolled out. And the best news is that your battery life will be improved,...

  • Nokia Play To: DLNA comes to Lumia range
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    Nokia Play To: DLNA comes to Lumia range

    By 26 March 2012

    Nokia has launched a new beta app called Nokia Play To that allows users of the company's Windows Phone Lumia range to send photos and video from their phone to their DLNA TV or device. Playing catch up again, this time with LG, the new Nokia app will...

  • Nokia updates Drive, Maps, and Transport apps for Windows Phone
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    Nokia updates Drive, Maps, and Transport apps for Windows Phone

    By 21 March 2012

    Nokia has updated its navigation suite of Windows Phone 7 apps with a range of new features first detailed at Mobile World Congress. For Nokia Drive users the new update brings with it speed limit support so you don't break the law and, more importantly,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Nokia Creative Studio review (Windows Phone 7)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Nokia Creative Studio review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 20 March 2012

    Nokia has released a dedicated camera app for its Lumia smartphones, bringing several new features to its Windows Phone range beyond beyond those that come with the phone's camera app. Creative Studio Platform Windows Phone 7 Price Free (but available...

  • Nokia Lumia Windows Phones get panorama setting
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    Nokia Lumia Windows Phones get panorama setting

    By 20 March 2012

    Nokia has announced a new camera-focused app for Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710 owners that now allows them to take panoramic shots from their cameras without having to pay for a third-party app. The new app, called Creative Studio, has been designed...

  • Nokia Windows Phone design concepts show company was keen to change UI
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    Nokia Windows Phone design concepts show company was keen to change UI

    By 20 March 2012

    With the launch of its Lumia range of Windows Phone 7 handsets, Nokia may well have shocked us all with a complete overhaul of Microsoft's operating system graphical user interface. The metro-style look and aesthetic could have been ditched for what looks...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 update arrives to triple battery life
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    Nokia Lumia 800 update arrives to triple battery life

    By 6 March 2012

    A third update for the Nokia Lumia 800 has begun rolling out in Singapore - one that is said to triple the battery life. That claim is by WPCentral, which says the 12070 update had the life-expanding effect since a forced-upgrading from the 11401 software....

  • White Nokia Lumia 800 pictures and hands-on
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    White Nokia Lumia 800 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    Nokia has announced that it will be making a white version of the Nokia Lumia 800 which will be going on sale at Phones 4 U in the UK in March and Pocket-lint was of course on hand to have a gander and snap a few shots ahead of the official release to...

  • White Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming to the UK
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    White Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming to the UK

    By 6 February 2012

    White stuff is flying in from all angles and we're not talking about the snow. No, it's a tech based blanco blizzard. After Samsung announced the official availability of the white Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the white Nokia Lumia 800 has also been unleashed....

  • Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones
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    Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones

    By 1 February 2012

    Nokia's design chief Marko Ahtisaari has told The Guardian that the mobile giant is working on a Windows Phone handset that uses NFC technology to connect with external accessories, and also hinted at smartphones with wireless charging. It sounds as if...

  • Nokia records £800 million loss despite strong start for Lumia range
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    Nokia records £800 million loss despite strong start for Lumia range

    By 26 January 2012

    The account books don't look too good over at Nokia Towers despite its well-received Lumia Windows Phone 7 range. The Finnish company has recorded an operating loss of €954 million, around £800 million, for the last three months of 2011. Net sales...

  • Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, talks the competition and the future
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    Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, talks the competition and the future

    By 20 January 2012

    "As I look forward, right now the conversation is about beginning of momentum. We have a range of devices, we've got some unique applications, the developers are moving in our direction, we are seeing this accelerating momentum, and that is all good."...

  • Nokia Lumia 800 second update rolls out: Battery improvements incoming
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    Nokia Lumia 800 second update rolls out: Battery improvements incoming

    By 19 January 2012

    As promised in December Nokia has started the rollout of its second update for the Lumia 800, which amongst other things fixes issues with the phone's battery, and should hopefully reach handsets across the world in the next 2 weeks. This comes after...

  • Year in review: 2011, December
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    Year in review: 2011, December

    By 31 December 2011

    And so, on the eve of the new year, which marks the end of 2011, we also come to an end of our month-by-month retrospective. We've laughed, we've cried, we've laughed again, and then we stayed off the nitrous oxide for a while. All said and done it's...

  • Year in review 2011: October
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    Year in review 2011: October

    By 30 December 2011

    As the Winter begins we retreat once again to our tech filled dens. Luckily October had them filled with all sorts of nice tech treats. Everything from the Nokia Lumia 800 going on pre order, to games like Battlefield 3 and Arkham City hitting our consoles,...

  • Pocket-lint's top 10 stories of 2011
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    Pocket-lint's top 10 stories of 2011

    By 28 December 2011

    2011 kept the Pocket-lint news team busy all year round. Smartphones, in particular, had us turning our fingers into keyboard-shaped sausages as we fired out hands-on stories for your enjoyment. Tablets also had us fairly busy, as the floodgates opened...

  • More Nokia Lumia 900 clues unearthed
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    More Nokia Lumia 900 clues unearthed

    By 27 December 2011

    Nokia has long been rumoured to be launching the Nokia Lumia 900, a bigger version of its current Windows Phone 7 flagship, the Nokia Lumia 800, with a 4.3-inch screen for the US in 2012. However with nothing official announced we have to turn to rumours,...