Posts Tagged ‘Lumia 800’

White delights on Nokia Mix Radio

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Nokia has created a “white” themed playlist on Mix Radio to celebrating the white Lumia 800 smartphone.

Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone smartphone.

Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone smartphone.

Yearning for some tunes to go along with the new, sleek, snow-white Nokia Lumia 800?

"White" songs for the white Lumia 800.

"White" songs for the white Lumia 800.

Start white-listing your favourite songs as you go through the interesting selection of tracks in the playlist.

From music by Barry White and the White Stripes, to songs like White As Snow and White Flag, Nokia Lumia owners will be able to access this special playlist on Mix Radio via the Nokia Music app.

They can also expect an exciting multi-cultural mix of Chinese, Malay and Indian tunes such as Ding Dang’s Bai Se, Amuk’s Putih Hitam Biru and Ilaiyaraaja’s Vellai Pura Ondru.

White Bird by Singapore-born singer, Vanessa Mae, is also available on this white playlist.

Mix Radio features a myriad of other colourful tracks as well.

Users can create their own mixes and personalised playlists based on music they love.

Mix Radio app on the Nokia Lumia 800.

Mix Radio app on the Nokia Lumia 800.

Simply choose an artist or a genre of music as a starting point and Mix Radio will dynamically create a playlist.

Mix radio can also be personalized based on your library of music, automatically noting your favourite genres and creating more genre playlists of recommended music.

Users can even pin their favourite playlists to the start screen or download them for listening when they are offline.

MWC 2012 roundup: Nokia phones for 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Here is a round-up of Nokia’s new phones for 2012, as released during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

These are the Nokia Lumia 610 & Lumia 900 ( releasing outside US), 808 PureView, and the Asha 202, 203 & 302.

Nokia Lumia 610 and Lumia 900.

Nokia Lumia 610 (left) and Lumia 900 (right).

The four-day MWC 2012 in Barcelona is being preceded by a slew of press conferences from major phone-makers about their directions and new gadgets for 2012.

Nokia 808 PureView

Nokia 808 PureView

Having launched the Lumia series of smartphones (Lumia 810 & 710) using Windows Phone operating system, many are watching how Nokia are progressing from their previous portfolio.

Nokia's Symbian feature phones. From left: Asha 203, 203 and 302.

Nokia's Symbian feature phones. From left: Asha 203, 203 and 302.

CEO Stephen Elop says that Windows Phone will be Nokia’s primary smartphone platform, with additional emphasis on location-based services through the launch of its Location & Commerce business.

Here are the main new mobile phones from Nokia for 2012.

  • New Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable Lumia smartphone (189 Euros, Q2 2012).
  • LTE (with 42 Mbps download-capable) Nokia Lumia 900 to be available outside the U.S (480 Euros, Q2 2012).
  • Nokia 808 PureView for high-end smartphone imaging with 41-megapixel sensor, Carl Zeiss optics and full HD 1080p video recording (450 Euros, May 2012).
  • New Nokia Asha Symbian feature phones and services grow increasingly “smarter”. Asha 302 (95 Euros), Asha 202 (with Dual SIM) and Asha 203, the latter two at 60 Euros.

 

Technical specifications: Nokia Lumia 800

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

The Lumia 800 was launched in Singapore on 7 December 2011 and goes on sale today at a RRP of S$775 (excl GST and no contract).

Nokia Lumia 800 on Microsoft Windows Phone 7. Click on image to see full data sheet.

Nokia Lumia 800 on Microsoft Windows Phone 7. Click on image to see full data sheet.

The “social” Nokia Lumia 800 comes in 3 vivid colors (cyan, magenta and black) and promises great Internet performance, with one-touch social network access, easy grouping of contacts, integrated communication threads and Internet Explorer 9.

Nokia Lumia 800 comes in 3 colours

Nokia Lumia 800 comes in 3 colours

It features a 3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display blending seamlessly into the reduced body design, and a 1.4 GHz processor with hardware acceleration and a graphics processor.

The Nokia Lumia 800 contains an instant-share camera experience based on Carl Zeiss optics, HD video playback, 16GB of internal user memory and 25GB of free SkyDrive storage for storing images and music.

The main technical specifications of the Nokia Lumia 800 are summarized below.

Networks WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Speed HSDPA cat 10: 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA cat 6: 5.76 Mbps
Display 3.7″ WVGA (800×480) AMOLED capacitive touch ClearBlack display with pinch zoom, 2.5D curved glass seamlessly integrated to unibody
Operating System Windows Phone 7.5 – Mango
Memory 512MB RAM, 16GB storage
Camera 8Mpix auto-focus Carl Zeiss, LED flash, Video capturing MPEG-4 720p @ 30 fps
Size/Weight 116.5 mm x 61.2 mm x 12.1 mm (LxWxT) / 76.08 cc / 142 g
Connectivity WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS, micro-USB connector and charging, 3.5mm AHJ connector, Accelerometer, Proximity, Magnetometer, ALS
Processor 1.4 Ghz Single Core MSM8255 (WCDMA)
Audio MP3 player, Audio jack: 3.5mm, Supported codecs: mp3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, m42, m4b, wma, EVRC, QCELP
Battery 1450 mAh
Talk time (GSM/WCDMA) up to 13 h/9.5h
Standby time (GSM/WCDMA) up to 265h / up to 335h
Music playback up to 55 hours

 

Nokia’s amazing “Prepare to be amazed” launch

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

For its launch of the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710, Nokia has made it clear that it is not just launching these two handsets.

Niklas Savander, Executive Vice President, Markets, Nokia Corporation flew in from Finland to expound the virtues of the Lumia product line in Singapore.

Niklas Savander, Executive Vice President, Markets, Nokia Corporation flew in from Finland to expound the virtues of the Lumia product line in Singapore.

Instead, it is launching a holistic mobile experience for the smartphone user – from the hardware performance to the software user interface, right down to the ecosystem of applications for users and development tools and environment for developers.

Tracey Fellows, Area Vice President, Microsoft Asia Pacific

Tracey Fellows, Area Vice President, Microsoft Asia Pacific

The launch event was a testimony to this holistic approach.

There were customized sessions to woo different segments of that ecosystem.

The first session of the day was a “fireside chat” where Nokia and Microsoft executives briefed developers how they are developing and building the ecosystem.

Nokia is working with global and local developers to create new, innovative and differentiated apps and content for all Nokia devices.

Emphasis has been placed on supporting local developers transition to develop for the Windows Phone platform.

Ask Andrej Sonkin about how excited he is with the Lumia. He is the Head of Smart Devices for Nokia Southeast Asia Pacific.

Ask Andrej Sonkin about how excited he is with the Lumia. He is the Head of Smart Devices for Nokia Southeast Asia Pacific.

It is also partnering with local institutions to actively develop applications.

This was followed by the keynote conference when the actual products were launched, and guests and media had a chance to hands-on the handsets and accessories.

Key executives from both Nokia and Microsoft were on hand for interviews to go into details with their plans for the Singapore market and their local focus, as well as the product specifications for the Nokia Lumia range of products.

The launch event was wrapped up with a bum-boat ride to Clark Quay for a party at Read Bridge.

New smartphones: Nokia Lumia 800 and 710

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

The first Nokia smartphones based on Windows Phone debut in Singapore. Lumia 800 (S$775 excl GST) will be available in Singapore this Saturday on 10 Decmeber 2011. Lumia 710 (S$505 excl GST) will arrive shortly.

Nokia Lumia 800, Windows Phone 7, S$775 before GST

Nokia Lumia 800, Windows Phone 7, S$775 before GST

Nokia Lumia 710, Windows Phone 7, S$505 before GST

Nokia Lumia 710, Windows Phone 7, S$505 before GST

Nokia kicks off Christmas vigil with a new beginning – the Nokia Lumia 800 promises consumers the best integrated social experience and fast Internet browsing, bringing content to life for the consumer.
Nokia Lumia 800 comes in vivid colours

Nokia Lumia 800 comes in vivid colours

Judging from my hands-on with the sleek looking gadget so far, it has every chance of fulfilling that promise.

From the few Windows Phone 7 smartphones available thus far, the Lumia 800 seems to deliver the best Windows Phone experience on the market.

The Lumia 800 comes with in vivid colours and is housed in a sleek, polycarbonate body with a 3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display.

Containing Carl Zeiss optics, it offers users  an instant-share camera experience and HD video playback, and the best social and Internet performance, with one-touch access to social networks.

Here are the main tech specs for the Nokia Lumia 800.

Nokia Lumia 710 comes with interchangeable covers

Nokia Lumia 710 comes with interchangeable covers

For those looking for a more fun and personal device, the Lumia 710 comes with colorful changeable covers and is more affordable.

Here are the main tech specs for the Nokia Lumia 710.

Both models include signature Nokia experiences optimised for Windows Phone, including Nokia Drive, Nokia Maps and Nokia Music.

Nokia has also introduced the on-ear Nokia Purity HD Stereo Headset and the in-ear Nokia Purity Stereo Headset by Monster, intended to shoe-in a range of premium audio accessories to complement the Nokia Lumia range of smartphones.