Nokia Seeking $1B In Bonds, Reveals Lumia 510
Nokia today indicated that it is preparing to issue bonds in hopes of raising about $1 billion in new financing. The company's cash reserves fell from $5.5 billion to $4.7 billion during the third quarter. The new convertible bonds will be due in 2017 and should help shore up Nokia's resources. Also today, Nokia announced the Lumia 510, an entry-level Windows Phone for world markets. The 510 has a 4-inch WVGA display, 5-megapixel camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 256MB of RAM, and 4GB of on-board storage. It comes in five colors and runs Windows Phone 7.5. It costs about $200.
Hands-On: HTC Desire 510 for Cricket Wireless
Cricket today committed to selling the HTC Desire 510 in the U.S. This entry-level smartphone from HTC offers the company's best features in an affordable package.
HTC Intros Desire 510, A Low-Cost LTE Phone
HTC today announced the Desire 510, an entry-level device that includes LTE 4G for many regions around the world. The 510 is made from polycarbonate and HTC created a DotView case for the device, which allows owners to answer calls even when the case is closed.
Lumia 430 Most Affordable Windows Phone Yet
Microsoft today announced the Lumia 430, an entry-level smartphone that will be among those updated to Windows 10. The Lumia 430 features a 4-inch WVGA screen; 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage; 2-megapixel main camera and VGA user-facing camera; and 1,500mAh battery.
Sprint, Boost, and Virgin to Sell the HTC Desire 510
Sprint today announced it and its prepaid brands will all soon offer the HTC Desire 510. HTC announced the 510 last month.
Cricket to Sell Lumia 530 for $50 Starting Oct. 3
Cricket Wireless today announced it has added the Nokia Lumia 530 to its lineup of low-cost smartphones. The 530 is Nokia's entry-level smartphone, which includes a 4-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, quad-core processor, and Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana.
The folks at engadet tells us that there is NO expandable memory, and at 4GB it only allows about 2.2GB of user storage(perhaps for docs and such)
The video review demonstrates how the OS key...