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Nokia: Go big or go home for Windows Phone

CNET - Marguerite Reardon - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia's new ad campaign is themed "Amazing Everyday." The company is spending lavishly to try to build its brand in the United States and to establish Windows Phone as a strong ...

Nokia Unveils Enhanced Basic Phones

New York Times - Kevin J. O'Brien - 26 Oct, 2011
By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN LONDON " Nokia on Wednesday introduced a line of inexpensive, basic cellphones called Asha " “hope” in Hindi " that the company said would deliver a Web-surfing experience that approaches the speed of more expensive smartphones. ...

Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 800 and 710

PC Magazine - Sascha Segan - 26 Oct, 2011
LONDON"Don't expect the unexpected here. Nokia's two new Windows Phones are elegant, to be sure, but they're not huge departures from Microsoft's universally mandated Windows Phone experience. They also may not be coming to the United ...

Asha line: An inexpensive upgrade for Nokia fans in India

Firstpost - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia World didn't just see the launch of several new handsets but the re-launch of the company. The world finally saw Nokia phones running Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, but Nokia showed a renewed commitment and sharper strategy for the ...

Nokia's Elop: Windows phones have US carrier support

Baltimore Sun - Tarmo Virki, Georgina Prodhan - 26 Oct, 2011
LONDON (Reuters) - Nokia has US carrier support for its new Microsoft Windows phones, its chief executive told Reuters -- a key factor in its battle to win back the many US consumers who have deserted the world's biggest cellphone maker. ...

Nokia Unveils Its First Windows Smartphones

Fox News - 26 Oct, 2011
LONDON " Seeking to turn back the dial on the industry perception of it as an out-of-favor smartphone maker, Nokia unveiled Wednesday its inaugural devices that will run on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system. In a speech to open Nokia World, ...

Nokia finally launches Windows Phone Lumia smartphones

Inquirer - Khidr Suleman - 26 Oct, 2011
FINNISH PHONE FIRM Nokia has unveiled its first Windows Phone devices at its annual Nokia World event in London today. CEO Stephen Elop took to the stage and after what seemed an eternity finally announced the Nokia Lumia range of ...

With New Smartphones, High Hopes for Nokia and Microsoft

New York Times - Kevin J. O'Brien - 26 Oct, 2011
By KEVIN J. O'BRIEN LONDON " Nokia on Wednesday unveiled two new smartphones, the first fruits of the Finnish company's alliance with Microsoft and a bid to recover market leadership, as well as extend Microsoft's dominance in software for mobile ...

Nokia unveils 2 Windows smartphones, 4 others

San Francisco Chronicle - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia Corp. on Wednesday unveiled its first Windows cell phones, in a bid to recapture lost ground to chief rivals in the tough top-end smartphone market. Nokia's Lumia 800, priced at some euro420 ($580), and Lumia 710 with a price tag of euro270, ...

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710: What You Need To Know

PCWorld - Ian Paul - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia officially unveiled on Wednesday what company CEO Stephen Elop called "the first real Windows Phone," the Nokia Lumia 800 and its lower-end cousin, Lumia 710. The 800's design is very similar (some might ...

Nokia proclaims new dawn with Windows phones

Reuters - Tarmo Virki, Georgina Prodhan - 26 Oct, 2011
A Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone is seen in an image released by Nokia in London October 26, 2011. By Tarmo Virki and Georgina Prodhan LONDON (Reuters) - Nokia (NOK1V.HE) unveiled two sleek new Microsoft (MSFT.O) Windows phones on Wednesday, ...

Nokia unveils Windows smartphones

The Press Association - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia has unveiled its first Windows-based mobile phones in a bid to recapture ground lost to rivals in the competitive top-end smartphone market. The corporation's chief executive officer Stephen Elop said in London the Lumia 800 and 710, ...

Can Nokia's New Lumia Compete With The iPhone 4S?

Forbes - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia has announced the sleek new phone that it hopes will turn its fortunes around and sock one to Apple's new iPhone 4S. Could it work? Some analysts say that if Nokia and its competitors play their cards right, the Lumia 800 and future iterations ...

Nokia's Launch Fails to Wow

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Ben Rooney - 26 Oct, 2011
As metaphors go, Stephen Elop could not have laid his hands on a better one at Wednesday”s crucial launch. Driving towards London's Excel Centre in the Docklands, heavy gray clouds loomed overhead. And then the heavens opened. ...

Nokia unveils Lumia Windows phones

Telegraph.co.uk - Matt Warman - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia claimed a 'new dawn' today as it unveiled its first handsets to use Microsoft's Windows Phone, as well as four other devices aimed at emerging markets. By Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor Speaking at Nokia World in London, CEO Stephen Elop ...

Nokia proclaims new dawn with Windows phones

Reuters Canada - Tarmo Virki, Georgina Prodhan - 26 Oct, 2011
LONDON (Reuters) - Nokia unveiled two sleek new Microsoft Windows phones Wednesday, a first step in the ailing cellphone maker's fightback against Apple and Google. The flagship Lumia 800 and more basic Lumia 710 ...

Nokia's Brave New World is (almost) Finn-free

Register - Andrew Orlowski - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia World What a difference a year makes. The only Finnish presence on stage during the 90-minute opening session of Nokia World this year was a dead architect. None of the five speakers was a Finn, ...

Nokia Lumia 710 hands-on with Windows Phone

YouTube - 26 Oct, 2011
The Nokia Lumia 710 is the second Nokia Windows Phone announced at Nokia World. We get some hands-on time with this new smartphone.

Nokia launches Windows smartphones to challenge Apple and Android

CNN International (blog) - 26 Oct, 2011
London, England (CNN) " Mobile phone giant Nokia unveiled two new smartphones in London Wednesday as it sought to boost its flagging fortunes in the booming market. The Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 - Nokia's first handsets using the Windows Phone operating ...

Nokia's first Windows Phones: What's there, what's not

ZDNet (blog) - Mary Jo Foley - 26 Oct, 2011
Summary: Here's what's here … and not.. with the first two Windows Phones from Nokia that were unveiled at the opening day of the Nokia World trade show. Nokia took the wraps off its first two Windows ...

Nokia Lumia 800 hands-on with Windows Phone

YouTube - 26 Oct, 2011
We get our mitts on the Nokia Lumia 800, the company's first Windows Phone. It's a nice looking device, so check out the video and let us know what you think.

Nokia unveils Windows handsets

Financial Times - Daniel Thomas - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia, the Finnish mobile phone group, has heralded a “new dawn” at the launch of its first range of Windows handsets aimed at clawing back share in the crucial battle for smart-phone sales. ...

Nokia unveils first Windows phones: Lumia 800 and 710

The Seattle Times - Janet I. Tu - 26 Oct, 2011
Showing off the first fruits of the Microsoft-Nokia phone partnership, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop unveiled his company's first Windows Phones today, called the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710. He also introduced Nokia-specific features for the phones including a ...

Nokia Lumia 800, The 'First Real Windows Phone'

Wired News - Charlie Sorrel - 26 Oct, 2011
Nokia has announced “the first real Windows Phone” at a special event in London today. The Lumia 800 looks almost identical to the Nokia N9, apart from the fact that it's running Windows Phone Mango and not the short-lived MeeGo OS. ...

Nokia takes on Apple with Windows phone, to hit Indian market by year-end

Hindu Business Line - Thomas K Thomas - 26 Oct, 2011
Finnish handset maker Nokia on Wednesday pulled out all punches to regain its space in the mobile devices space by launching a range of new devices including the much awaited Windows Phones. The two Windows phone will be available in India by the end ...

Nokia Launches Lumia Phones in Bid for Share From Apple

Washington Post - 26 Oct, 2011
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj, the Finnish handset maker seeking to revive its lineup of smartphones in the race against Apple Inc., introduced its first handsets powered by Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Phone software, the 420-euro ($585) Lumia 800 and ...

Nokia World 2011: Birds, Bellowing and the World's First Real Windows Phone

Forbes - 26 Oct, 2011
:Despite the theoretical gloss provided by leadership parachuted in from Microsoft, there is still something a little rough about Nokia's presentations " as if, spiritually, they are still talking about Qt development with a group of Finnish engineers. ...

Nokia bets on Windows Mobile

BBC News - 26 Oct, 2011
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has launched two new smartphones based on Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7.5 operating system. The Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710 mark the beginning of Nokia's fightback against Apple's iPhone and rivals using Google's ...

Nokia launches Windows smartphone

AFP - 26 Oct, 2011
STOCKHOLM " Finland's Nokia, struggling to remain the world's top mobile phone maker amid fierce competition, launched Wednesday its first smartphone using the Windows platform which it hopes will secure profitability. Nokia launched the Lumia 800 and ...

Nokia Mixes Maps on Apps in Bid to Differentiate Windows Phone

BusinessWeek - Diana ben-Aaron - 26 Oct, 2011
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj unveiled a suite of applications that integrate its maps database with data on buildings, buses, people and other objects, in a bid to differentiate its new Windows Phone handset from rivals. ...

 

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