Lumia News & Analysis
| Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
Nokia's play to stay in the smartphone game is paying off as buyers flock to its wide range of Windows Phone 8 devices packing great camera technology.
With its upcoming acquisition by Microsoft, the $7.2 billion deal looks to be a good value with sales increasing by a million per quarter and some hot new models on the way.
| Monday Jul 29, 2013
As promised, Microsoft has announced the release of Hipstamatic's social photo app for Windows Phone 8 devices, with a special Pro version for the new Nokia Lumia 1020 super-camera smartphone.
| Friday Jul 19, 2013
If Nokia was able to say at the end of Q2 that Lumia had finally overtaken Blackberry in smartphone sales then it was the only good news in a set of figures that shows the Finnish giant is sliding again as competition across the market cuts into its crucial handset sales.
| Thursday Jul 11, 2013
Citing "a passion for pictures" Nokia keeps pushing the Lumia range with a new model launched at a New York press conference. The Lumia 1020 is for those who demand more than just happy snaps from their smartphone.
| Thursday Jun 20, 2013
Nokia's future has looked brighter in recent months with strong sales of Asha phones around the world and more interest in the growing Lumia family here. But its long-term partnership with Microsoft could be under threat now that talks about an acquisition have broken down.
| Tuesday May 14, 2013
Finnish mobile maker Nokia is holding its London launch event and has promised a summer of major launches. First up is the Nokia Lumia 925, an aluminum-cased design, plus the arrival of Hipstamatic on Windows Phone.
| Friday May 10, 2013
Nokia has taken the wraps off the leaking-like-a-sieve Lumia 928 which will be available on Verizon for just $100. Aside from all the cool camera and video features, the slightly more conventional styling makes it look like a grown-up phone compared to some of the toy brick Lumia designs.
| Wednesday May 8, 2013
Photos and video are so easy to shoot on phones, it is easy to overlook the quality differences, and few of us shoot enough video across devices to compare the results. So, Nokia is taking its message to the streets (well, YouTube) with direct comparisons against rival models.
| Thursday Apr 25, 2013
Leading Windows Phone maker Nokia is inviting the press to an event next month to show off the future of the Lumia range. Expect more than just the Lumia 928 as the company pushes out from its recent turnaround.
| Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Nokia has a lot of minus signs in its latest quarterly figures but its losses are far smaller than during the company's dark times, with Lumia sales firmly on the rise, but not enough to spark a Windows Phone revolution.
| Monday Apr 15, 2013
Anyone hoping for big new things from the next Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 device will be left wanting, as it looks like a modest upgrade in technology and power.
| Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
Commercials are funny things, never more so than when one brand compares itself against another. So, here we see Microsoft trying to raise the profile of Windows Phones, and the Nokia Lumia 920, by challenging users of Samsung's current hero.
| Monday Feb 25, 2013
Starting off the big speeches on day one at Mobile World Congress, Nokia did some filling-in around its Lumia range, but left the high-end untouched. A shame, as rest of the show focuses on the future of mobile.
| Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
Nokia has been trounced in smartphone sales in recent years, but its continued success with feature phones and now budget smartphones around the world could see the next-generation of upgraders leaning toward the Finnish firm over Apple, Samsung and others.
| Friday Jan 18, 2013
In the fun old days of the Nokia 3310 you could have a different shell for every day of the week. The company is bringing back that custom feel by releasing a kit to allow users with access to a 3D printer or bureau, to make their own unique case design.