The Hanoitimes - Microsoft's smartphone Lumia 535 (VND 3.499 million) will be sold on December 3 in Vietnam. Lumia 535 has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera which has a 24mm wide-angle lens. The front camera in the Lumia 535 is the same Microsoft/Nokia used in the Lumia 730. The new smartphone is equipped with a 5-inch screen (~220 ppi pixel density), and the budget device will have a qHD resolution (960 x 540 pixels), and it is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Lumia 535 launched in Vietnam
Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) looks set to ditch the Nokia name from its Lumia range of smartphones just months after buying the Finnish company's handset business. According to a post on Nokia France's Facebook page on Tuesday, the page will change its name to Microsoft Lumia "in the coming days." Microsoft declined comment. Under the terms of the $7.2 billion deal, which was struck in September 2013 and completed in April, Microsoft acquired Nokia's handset business, though not the name of the company itself. Finland's Nokia (NOK1V.HE) continues as a networks, mapping and technology licensing company. It owns and manages the Nokia brand and only licenses it to Microsoft. Microsoft has said in the past it plans to license the Nokia brand for its lower-end mobile phones for 10 years and to use the name on its smartphones only for a "limited" time, without saying how long that might be. New Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has begun to reduce the scale of its … [Read more...] about Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones
You have to love the last days leading up to a major event like Mobile World Congress, because the rumor mill just doesn't stop. The focus of this particular whisper is Nokia's Lumia series, which according to Reuters should have at least two new members before the show is over. Its sources indicate that the oft-rumored global version of the Lumia 900 is go (AT&T's model shown above), as well as a lower-end Lumia 610. All of us who crave the deeper details are still left in the dark about what we can expect on these devices, but it does give us a heckuva lot more to look forward to next week./. Source: Vir … [Read more...] about Nokia bringing two Lumia devices to MWC next week?
Nokia just announced plans to launch a TD-SCDMA version of its Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 flagship. The handset, designated Lumia 920T, will be available on China Mobile by the end of the year for RMB 4599 (about $739) in a choice of four colors (black, white, yellow and red). It's the first Windows Phone to support the country's TD-SCDMA standard and the first Windows Phone 8 device available in China. … [Read more...] about Nokia Lumia 920T for China Mobile brings TD-SCDMA to Windows Phone
If you're one of the first on your block to have picked up a Nokia Lumia 920, you might wonder why it's so forgiving with where you set it down on the wireless charging pad. TI is more than willing to share. The 920, 820, Fatboy charging pillow and JBL PowerUp speaker all use a new TI bq500410A controller whose support for new transmitters gives it a charging area four times larger than we're used to. … [Read more...] about TI details the wireless power chip in the Lumia 920, offers four times the charging area