X

Nokia at Mobile World Congress 2013 (pictures)

Nokia introduced four new phones today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, plus some new partnerships.

jessicadolcourt.jpg
jessicadolcourt.jpg

Jessica Dolcourt

See full bio

Nokia_MWC_2013-068.jpg
1 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Introducing Nokia's MWC push

BARCELONA, Spain--At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia's design chief, Marko Ahtisaari, introduced a bundle of new Nokia phones, starting with the Nokia 301, a classic 3G cell phone with some software tricks.
Nokia_MWC_2013-061.jpg
2 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Nokia blue

Ahtisaari holds the 301 aloft. It comes in a range of colors, including yellow, white, cyan, and black.
Nokia_MWC_2013-069.jpg
3 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Lumia 520

Nokia's Lumia 520 is a Windows Phone device.
Nokia_MWC_2013-072.jpg
4 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

All the colors

It will arrive in all the colors of Nokia's rainbow.
Nokia_MWC_2013-074.jpg
5 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Curved for your hand

Ahtisaari discusses the handset's design, which has a curved back.
Nokia_MWC_2013-076.jpg
6 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Nokia's sensitive side

As with other Lumia phones, the screen is responsive to fingernails and gloved hands.
Nokia_MWC_2013-090.jpg
7 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Apps

Apps like PhotoBeamer help Nokia stand out from competitors.
Nokia_MWC_2013-093.jpg
8 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Radio, anyone?

Nokia's built-in radio app makes an appearance as well.
Nokia_MWC_2013-095.jpg
9 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Here in the new maps

Part of Nokia's "bold" move is to rebrand its mapping branch of the business to Nokia Here, and will continue to license mapping services to other companies, including the Firefox OS.
Nokia_MWC_2013-099.jpg
10 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Navigation

Navigation software gets you from point A to point B.
Nokia_MWC_2013-108.jpg
11 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

And now for the Lumia 720

With a consistently flatter body, the Lumia 720 much more closely resembles the higher-end Lumia 920.
Nokia_MWC_2013-126.jpg
12 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Target demogrpahic

Nokia says that the Lumia 720 is meant for young people who want a stylish device, but who don't get fervent about high-end specs.
Nokia_MWC_2013-139.jpg
13 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

NFC

Nokia showed off some NFC accessories, like this wireless charging pad.
Nokia_MWC_2013-140.jpg
14 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

The return of the car charger

This iteration of the car charger takes advantage of NFC to wirelessly charge.
Nokia_MWC_2013-143.jpg
15 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

All together now

A portrait of the entire Nokia Lumia family, plus the new 105 and 301 cell phones.
Nokia_MWC_2013-145.jpg
16 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Nokia 105

Only 15 euros (just under $20 at time of writing), the Nokia 105 is a very basic cell phone with a small screen.
Nokia_MWC_2013-149.jpg
17 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Elop's turn

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop jumped on stage to talk about pricing and availability.
Nokia_MWC_2013-152.jpg
18 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Guess what? They're bolder

Elop spoke at length about Nokia becoming a bolder player in the space, taking its services beyond handsets into business partnerships.
Nokia_MWC_2013-155.jpg
19 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Besties

Mozilla and Nokia will team up to bring Where services to Mozilla's nascent Firefox OS.
Nokia_MWC_2013-158.jpg
20 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

More partners

FourSquare and Burton, a popular snowboarding brand, to help push apps to the Windows Phone ecosystem.
Nokia_MWC_2013-159.jpg
21 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

DreamWorks

DreamWorks and Disney are also on board...
Nokia_MWC_2013-163.jpg
22 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

Even more partners!

...as are Coca Cola and the Mall of America.
Nokia_MWC_2013-171.jpg
23 of 23 Sarah Tew/CNET

And now post

Nokia executives bask in the limelight.

More Galleries

2023 Honda CR-V Is Coming This Summer

More Galleries

2023 Honda CR-V Is Coming This Summer

4 Photos
2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

More Galleries

2022's Best TV Shows You Can't Miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and More

94 Photos
'Stranger Things' Stars Then and Now: Wow, They've Really Grown Up

More Galleries

'Stranger Things' Stars Then and Now: Wow, They've Really Grown Up

40 Photos
The 40 Best Games on Nintendo Switch

More Galleries

The 40 Best Games on Nintendo Switch

41 Photos
Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

More Galleries

Movies Coming in 2022 From Marvel, Netflix, DC and More

80 Photos
2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition Takes Us Back

More Galleries

2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition Takes Us Back

13 Photos
Maserati MC20 Cielo Is a Gorgeous Italian Spyder

More Galleries

Maserati MC20 Cielo Is a Gorgeous Italian Spyder

70 Photos