Nokia Enters Laptop Market
Nokia today announced the Booklet 3G, a mini-laptop PC running Windows. The Booklet features integrated 3G HSPA data connectivity, video calling, A-GPS, and Ovi services. Other features are similar to most netbooks, including Wi-Fi, 10-inch display, HDMI for HD video out, Bluetooth, and an SD card reader. The device weighs 2.75 pounds and is 0.78-inch thick. Using an Atom processor, Nokia claims the Booklet will last up to 12 hours on one battery charge. Nokia will announce availability and pricing on September 2.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.
Razer Concept Would Pair Its Smartphone with a Laptop Dock
Razer today revealed Project Linda, a smartphone and laptop hybrid concept that would pair the Razer handset with a laptop shell to create a single device. The Linda itself features a 13.3-inch 120 Hz screen, full keyboard, customized buttons, an internal battery and storage, and several ports (USB-A, USB-C, 3.5mm).
Nokia 1 Runs Android Go and Brings Back Nokia's Xpress-On Covers
HMD Global today announced the Nokia 1, an affordable, entry-level smartphone that runs the Android Oreo Go platform. The phone features swappable rear covers, a feature the former Nokia called Xpress-On covers.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Relies On Stainless Steel Frame
HMD Global today unveiled the Nokia 8 Sirocco, a stylish update to the Nokia 8. The phone has a stainless steel frame and curved Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.
HMD Global Trots Out the Nokia 130, an Entry-Level Feature Phone
HMD Global today announced the Nokia 130, a bar-style handset that runs the Series 30+ platform with basic connectivity apps and a handful of simple games. The handset has a 1.8-inch screen, number pad, 1,020mAh battery, Bluetooth, music player, FM radio, and headphone jack.
12hrs battery life, ?REALLY?
I find this 12hr battery life very, very ?questionable?
It's "up to" 12 hours... very key phrase, there.
And of course the article didn't bother to say if the 3G is tri-band, or E...
But ... WINDOWS???? F that.