Nokia's big Windows Phone push (roundup)

In a splashy debut, the Finnish company launches its Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets, along with the Asha line for emerging markets.

Nokia Lumia 800
Nokia's new Lumia 800 in blue. It also comes in red and black. Stephen Shankland/CNET

In a splashy debut, the Finnish company launches its Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets, along with the Asha line for emerging markets. Nokia could definitely use a hit product or two.

Can Nokia's Lumia smartphones make it in the U.S.?

Nokia announced its first Windows Phone smartphones this week. The new devices will debut first in Europe and Asia. But how will they do in the U.S.?
(Posted in Signal Strength by Marguerite Reardon)
October 27, 2011 5:05 a.m. PT

ZDNet: Imagine! Nokia shows it still has a pulse

The jury remains out, but the handset company is showing just enough spunk to defend its global turf and maybe even innovate along the way.
(Posted in Between the Lines by Larry Dignan)
October 27, 2011 7:02 a.m. PT

Lumia 800 hands-on: Unibody wonder

The overall shape and design of the phone reminds us somewhat of a stick of gum, and not in a bad way. Oh yes, and there's also the gorgeous 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display.
(Posted in Dialed In by Nicole Lee)
October 26, 2011 1:48 p.m. PT
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Lumia 710 hands-on: Colorful Windows Phone personality

The Nokia Lumia 710 is the least high-end of the two new Windows Phone devices for Nokia, but it's an appealing smartphone nonetheless.
(Posted in Dialed In by Jessica Dolcourt)
October 26, 2011 12:47 p.m. PT

Flex it, baby! Nokia's new interface is seriously twisted

The company is showing off a flexible-screen device controlled by how it's twisted and bowed, one it calls the Nokia kinetic interface.
(Posted in Deep Tech by Stephen Shankland)
October 26, 2011 9:06 a.m. PT

Nokia: Go big or go home for Windows Phone

The handset maker plans to make its biggest marketing push yet as it launches its new Lumia line of smarpthones.
(Posted in Signal Strength by Marguerite Reardon)
October 26, 2011 5:32 a.m. PT

Nokia is back in the smartphone game...sort of

The troubled company unveils its first two Windows Phone smartphones at an event in London, but new devices won't hit the U.S. until early next year.
(Posted in Signal Strength by Marguerite Reardon)
October 26, 2011 3:52 a.m. PT

Nokia debuts Lumia 800, 710, first Windows Phone handsets

After announcing its partnership with Microsoft in February, Nokia finally introduced the "first real Windows Phone." Meet the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710.
• Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish
(Posted in Dialed In by Bonnie Cha)
October 26, 2011 1:59 a.m. PT

TechRepublic: Key for Nokia, Windows Phone--Android angst

While the first round of Nokia Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 7 looks solid, their fate will likely rest in the hands of Android.
(Posted in Tech Sanity Check by Jason Hiner)
October 26, 2011 5:42 a.m. PT

ZDNet: Lumia Win Phone moment of truth--Will consumers 'have to have it'?

The stakes are high for Nokia with the Lumia launch, and its fate rests with a 25-year-old somewhere across the globe who will decide whether she wants a world filled with Windows Phone tiles.
• ZDNet: Nokia's first Windows Phones--what's there, what's not
(Posted in Between the Lines by Larry Dignan)
October 26, 2011 3:02 a.m. PT

Asha family of phones targets emerging markets

Looking to bring more of its devices and access to information to more parts of the world, Nokia unveils its new line of Asha phones.
(Posted in Dialed In by Bonnie Cha)
October 26, 2011 4:40 a.m. PT
 

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