Welcome to the Gift Guide section, where we list our favourite smartphones, tablets, accessories and deals of the moment. In this section, some great flagship phones, usually priced between $150 and $300 on contract. Last updated: August 29th, 2013
Today, Nokia has announced yet another low-cost Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 625. The 4.7-inch LTE-capable device comes in a range of colours that can be customized with removable backplates, and runs Windows Phone 8 GDR2. The screen resolution is a poor 800×480, making for a disappointing 201ppi pixel density. With a 1.4Ghz Qualcomm
Nokia has a knack for releasing entry-level devices unmatched in build quality, price and software compatibility. The Lumia 620 is a natural extension of its Windows Phone 7.5-based Lumia 610 predecessor, but accomplishes everything considerably faster. At $250 outright on TELUS and free on a two-year term, there aren’t many true competitors to the 620.
The Nokia Lumia 610 tries to make the argument for Windows Phone in the low-cost market segment, and in many ways represents the future of Windows Phone 7 as an entry-level operating system. As Windows Phone 8 approaches, the base of the market will be catered to by a bevy of entry-level handsets led by
We know, we know. It’s hard getting excited for the Nokia 500′s of the world when there are so many smartphones to choose from. But everyone has a mom, brother or cousin who just doesn’t care about pixel density, megahertz and aperture size. Often, these folks want a phone to, you know, call people and, occasionally,
Stephen Elop, Nokia’s relatively fresh-faced CEO, is a huge proponent of Windows Phone. He’s even putting most of his eggs in one basket as the company scales down its massive Symbian phone output (though complete support won’t stop until 2016) and is hoping to get as many customers to switch over to WP7 as possible.
Nokia is the largest mobile manufacturer in the world and today they have literally just dumped a bunch of impressive stats regarding their Ovi Store. On the company blog they stated that their application store sees a “whopping three million downloads a day”. Those are huge numbers. It gets better… there are now over 165
Video: Nokia demonstrates the future is in “stretchable electronic skin”, “super capacitor” and “nanowire sensing”
Nokia is going through a massive transition in leadership which will hopefully spur on new devices. One of Nokia’s strengths is that they are always sharing their ideas and innovation for possible future technologies. 3 video have just been uploaded by Nokia Conversations that give an insight into what might be coming up in a
The Nokia C3 was recently released on Rogers “Pay As You Go” and comes with a 2.4 inch display with customizable home screena, full QWERTY keyboard, MP3 Player, 2.0 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi and holds up to 8 GB with microSD card (only has 55 MB internal memory). We got a preview of this in action
There are about 30% of Canadians who’ve yet to get their first mobile phone and some of those people just want a basic device. Enter the Rogers Nokia 6700 Slide. You have to admit that for an entry level device it looks good, plus comes with a 2.2-inch display, 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss