The Nokia 808 PureView made waves at the recently concluded MWC 2012 with its innovative 41 MP camera. Unfortunately, this fascinating phone will not be making its presence felt in North America.
The homepage for the Nokia 808 PureView suggests that it will be offered globally later this year. However, the markets targeted for the global launch will not include North America, smashing the dreams of consumers who wish to try the handset's remarkable shooter.
This year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona did not disappoint as it acted as a launching pad for a number of new cell phones across different mobile platforms. The trade show also allowed new manufacturers to show their wares and display their capabilities. The Samsung Galaxy S III did not make an appearance but other devices from other manufacturers carried the event. Let's look at the notable cellphones displayed at MWC 2012.
Details on the final smartphone for Nokia's ill-fated Symbian OS have surfaced. The Nokia 803 may be the last Symbian phone to be released before the manufacturer concentrates fully on using the Windows Phone platform on its smartphones.
The Nokia 803 was leaked last year as a possible replacement for the N8 and more details for this phone has emerged. The folks at BGR have been told that the phone will sport a 4-inch AMOLED display and offer an HDMI-out port, microSIM support and NFC. This smartphone for 2012 is also rumored to sport one of the largest camera sensors to be offered by a cell phone.
Nokia has introduced a new Symbian Anna smartphone that's aimed towards consumers who are on a budget. But what makes this affordable smartphone different from the competition? Well, the new Nokia 500 offers features that are not usually found on budget smartphones.
The Nokia 500 features a 3.2-inch capacitive touch display with 640 x 360 pixels, a 1GHz processor, and a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and video capture. This Symbian smartphone is expected to be sold for a full price of $216 in the third quarter.
Nokia introduced a couple of new smartphones to accompany the new Symbian “Anna” operating system. This new software provides a refreshed user interface and other features including new icons, improved text input, and faster web browsing. This new Symbian update will be available to the Nokia N8, C7, and C6-01 in the coming months.
Let's take a closer look at the Nokia E6 and Nokia X7 after the break.
Previous rumors indicate that T-Mobile is planning to launch the LG Optimus 2X as the G2X. Well, the folks at TmoNews have a follow-up to this rumor. The release date for the T-Mobile G2X is now expected to be on April 20th. The carrier is also expected to release the T-Mobile G-Slate on this date.
Recent rumors indicate that T-Mobile will launch the Symbian-powered C7 as the Nokia Tiger. Well, the FCC just published documents that show a version of the Nokia C7 with AWS 3G support. The attached user's manual for the C7 also mentioned T-Mobile. Is this handset the rumored Nokia Tiger?