Lumia Icon is new Nokia flagship

Lumia Icon is new Nokia flagship

The new Nokia Lumia Icon runs on Windows Phone 8. It has a full metal body, a 20MP PureView camera with Zeiss optics, and four built-in microphones that are said to capture clearer audio than other smartphones. There is a 5-inch 1080p OLED screen , 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 32GB of storage (plus 7GB of free […]

A first glimpse of Windows Phone 9?

A first glimpse of Windows Phone 9?

No, you’re not seeing things. This is Windows Phone 9 – but not the official WP9. The images are the work of talented Indonesian designer Ghani Pradita, currently on show at Behance. Ghani Pradita created his concept of how Windows Phone 9 smartphone might look with the emphasis on the User Interface and the User […]

Windows Phone tops 10 million sales in last quarter

Windows Phone tops 10 million sales in last quarter

According to data published by Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 251 million units during the third quarter of 2013. Microsoft’s Windows Phone has doubled in market share and is currently the world’s fastest growing smartphone platform, as of Q3 2013. According to the data, Microsoft has shipped more than 10 million Windows Phone devices […]

Lumia 929 Windows Phone for Verizon

Nokia is going to announce a second aluminium-framed Windows Phone for Verizon users, designated the Lumia 929. The new phone is designed to be a replacement for the Lumia 928. A new video shows the device in black, complete with a 5-inch 1080p display and support for the new three columns of Live Tiles. According […]

Lumia 1520 is the Windows Phone phablet

Lumia 1520 is the Windows Phone phablet

Nokia has unveiled its biggest Windows Phone, the Lumia 1520. The phone has a 6-inch display and its 1080p resolution is the first in a series of high resolution Windows Phone handsets. The 6-inch screen makes the 1520 more of a phablet than a phone . Like Nokia’s existing Lumia range, the 1520 has a […]

At last a Nokia tablet

At last a Nokia tablet

At Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, the Finnish company unveiled several Windows devices. Nokia introduced its long-awaited Windows tablet, the Nokia Lumia 2520, and launched large screen Lumia smartphones: the Lumia 1520 and 1320. Nokia’s first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, has a 10.1-inch HD display that is designed to provide outdoor and indoor readability. […]

New HTC Windows Phone flagship soon

New HTC Windows Phone flagship soon

HTC will launch a new Windows Phone flagship this Autumn, according to reports in Windows Phone Blogging. The device is reported to on schedule for release in the October-November, will have a 4.7″ Super LCD3 1080p display, 2 GB of memory, 32 GB of storage and Windows Phone 8 GDR3. As yet the processor type […]

Huawei launches Windows Phone under $200

Huawei launches Windows Phone under $200

Following news that the low-end Nokia Lumia 520 is currently the best selling Windows Phone comes news that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has launched a sub $200 phone – the Ascend W2. Yesterday, reports unwiredview.com, Huawei started selling their Ascend W2 Windows Phone for 999 Yuan ($163) in China. The Ascend W2 comes with 4.3 […]

Nokia launches Lumia 1020 Windows Phone

Nokia launches Lumia 1020 Windows Phone

Nokia has launched a new top of the range Lumia 1020, with a 41 megapixel sensor for sharp imaging. The 1020’s sensor has Zeiss optics with six lenses and optical image stabilization for low light conditions. Nokia also released a new imaging software development kit (SDK) that provides image editing features of the Nokia Lumia […]

LG to market Windows Phone says CEO

LG to market Windows Phone says CEO

Korean mobile phone maker LG is reported to be developing a Windows Phone according to Indian publication, LightReadingIndia. The paper quotes LG India’s managing director Kwon Soon saying, ‘ At home (South Korea), we are actually working on our Windows Phone 8 OS powered smartphone. Android is the major platform globally, given its acceptance and […]

Is Samsung developing a third Windows Phone?

Is Samsung developing a third Windows Phone?

Samsung may be developing another Windows Phone handset called ‘Cronus’, according to information leaked in one of its apps. The existence of Cronus was revealed by Samsung when it published a Windows Phone app called Mobile Care. Mobile Care looks like a feedback app for Samsung Windows Phone devices, as the official description says: ‘MobileCare […]

Huawei  unveils the Ascend2 Windows Phone

Huawei unveils the Ascend2 Windows Phone

China’s smartphone maker Huawei has disclosed details of its Ascend W2 Windows Phones at Mobile Asia Expo 2013. Ascend W2 is the successor to Ascend W1, launched in January. The new phone is 134 x 66.7 x 9.9 mm, and is based on Qualcomm’s MSM8230 Snapdragon S4 Plus chipset with a dual-core 1.4GHz Krait processor […]

Acer plans to launch Windows Phone in 2014

Acer plans to launch Windows Phone in 2014

Tawainese manufacturer Acer chose Computex 2013, held last week in its home town of Taipei, to reveal some of its plans for 2014. Acer intends to deliver hardware based on a number of CPU platforms (including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Intel). More significantly Acer intends to build on the recent announcement of its Iconia W3 8-inch […]

Is this Nokia’s new Windows Phone camera?

Is this Nokia’s new Windows Phone camera?

Only days after Nokia announced its new top of the range Lumia 925 Windows Phone, details are surfacing of what appears to be its long-awaited high resolution camera version of the Windows Phone. The editors of Vizileaks say they have been given access to a prototype long enough to handle it and take photographs.  The […]

Cameras: Windows Phone versus iPhone

Cameras: Windows Phone versus iPhone

Microsoft has posted an interesting comparison on its Facebook Page of photos taken on an iPhone, a Galaxy and Nokia’s new top of the range Lumia 928.  The light gathering power of the Lumia lens in low-light condition is certainly convincing. Some commentators have mistakenly imagined that the better imaging was because Nokia’s flash was more […]

Not a Windows Phone – the design Nokia dropped

Not a Windows Phone – the design Nokia dropped

A group of ex-Nokia people have formed their own breakaway smartphone company and shown their first product – a phone named Jolla.  They say it is powered by a new operating system which they call Sailfish. Sailfish has been developed from an abandoned Nokia operating system named MeeGo which Nokia dropped in 2011 when it […]

Which smartphone is best?

Which smartphone is best?

This interesting graphic comparing some of the market leading smartphones is doing the rounds at the moment on Facebook. You can check it out and register your vote at https://www.facebook.com/#!/smashinginventions?directed_target_id=0  

Huawei to launch Windows Phone in U.S.

Huawei to launch Windows Phone in U.S.

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has said it will launch its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone for US users later this month.  The W1 phone is a version of the Ascend W1 sold in other markets, according to Microsoft.  The device will be sold at Wal-Mart stores under a no-contract plan. Prices have not yet been […]

Nokia announces Lumia 928 for Verizon

Nokia announces Lumia 928 for Verizon

Nokia has unveiled its latest Windows mobile, the Lumia 928 which it says is specifically for the U.S. Verizon network. Nokia has been teasing the market for some time about a major launch on May 14, but the company has told Omio that the 928 is a Verizon specific device and is nothing to do […]

Nokia launches mid-range Lumia 720

Nokia launches mid-range Lumia 720

Nokia has added another colourful Lumia to its range in the shape of the 720, designed to sit between the cheaper 620, but below the top of the range 920. Like the rest of the Lumia range, the 720 runs Windows Phone 8 software. It also and comes with a bundle of Nokia apps. The […]

HTC drops price of First

HTC drops price of First

AT&T and HTC have dropped the price of the First, a new Android phone that runs Facebook Home, to $0.99 with a two-year contract, according to Business Insider. The phone was launched only a month ago and originally was priced at $99 with a two-year contract. The price drop, says BI, backs up reports from […]