Nokia Cancels 7700
Jun 18, 2004, 1:01 PM by (staff)
Nokia executives recently revealed that the company has dropped plans to commercially release its 7700 media device. The 7700 was the first device announced with Nokia's new Symbian-based Series 90 platform, which is optimized for multimedia. The 7700 will continue to be made available to selected partners for limited trials of new multimedia services, including Visual Radio. The Series 90 platform has not been scrapped, however; Nokia plans to commercially launch at least one new Series 90 device in 2005.
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.
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.
Microsoft Refreshes the Nokia 105
Microsoft today announced a new version of the Nokia 105, its entry-level feature phone. The Nokia 105 is a bar-style device with a physical keypad and 1.45-inch LCD display.
HMD Global Allowing Nokia 8 Owners to Beta Test Oreo
HMD Global unveiled the Nokia Phones Beta Lab, where it will make pre-release versions of software available to interested testers. The first release is a beta build of Android 8 Oreo, which is being offered to the Nokia 8 smartphone.
Nokia Pins Smartphone Comeback on HMD Global
Nokia today said it plans to return to the smartphone business during the first half of 2017 through its partnership with HMD Global. HMD Global recently completed a series of transactions between HMD, FIH Mobile Limited, and Microsoft that will allow it to make phones bearing the Nokia brand.
I was looking forward to the touchscreen.
The Series 90 stuff looks to be awesome when they work all the kinks out. Too bad Nokia doesn't want to make a high-end CDMA handset with BREW.