Nokia 6750 now on Rogers Wireless

Nokia announced today the launch of the Nokia 6750 in Canada on the Rogers Wireless Network.

The 6750 is a chrome flip phone which features a unique translucent display that lights up when you receive a call or message. The device can be customized to illuminate in multiple colours – blue, orange, pink, green, purple and red – based on the caller.

Nokia N86 Camera phone now available

Nokia today announced the launch of its Nokia N86 8MP, a dual sliding camera phone with an eight megapixel camera and 8GB on board memory.

Key features of the phone include a 2.6″ OLED screen with 240 x 320 pixel resolution, OVI Maps, built-in GPS and WiFI, and microSD slot.

Global mobile phone sales up 13% in Q3

Worldwide mobile phone sales totaled 308.9 million units in the third quarter of 2009, a slight 0.1% from the same quarter of 2008, according to a recent report from Gartner.

Smartphone sales during the quarter surpassed 41 million units, a 12.8 per cent increase from the same period last year.

Nokia E71 now on Telus

Telus has announced that it has added the Nokia E71 to its smartphone line-up. The E71 operates over Telus’ high speed HSPA network and previously was only available from Rogers Wireless.

Features of the lightweight and thin Nokia E71 include: 320 x 240 pixel screen, QWERTY keyboard, WiFi, one touch key to access two separate customizable home screens , 3.2 megapixel camera and an integrated GPS with support for the newest version of Ovi Maps.

Nokia recalls 14 million battery chargers

Nokia said today that it is recalling three series of Nokia-branded phone chargers which pose an electric shock hazard and will replace them free of charge. In a written statement, Nokia says it identified the problem during a quality control process and is not aware of any incidents or injuries related to these chargers.

Rogers Nokia E71 now equipped with TALKS software

Rogers Wireless has announced it will now be offering the Nokia E71 mobile phone with Nuance’s TALKS software for consumers who are blind or living with vision loss. TALKS is Nuance’s assistive technology that converts displayed text into speech.

The stainless steel E71 is a thin smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard along with dedicated keys for home, calendar, email and contacts. The E71 has a built-in FM radio, multimedia player and supports Video and Radio on demand services.

« Previous Page