Posts Tagged ‘Bada’

Poll: IF Nokia Smartphones could have ANY but only ONE OS, which should it be?

December 22, 2010 44 comments

A frequent suggestion in blog comments relating to Nokia is to go with Android/WP7 and when it was available, to go buy Palm for WebOS. Why? Nokia has in house, Symbian and Maemo, the latter of which has become MeeGo – though the phone side has no presence on the market since there are no purpose built MeeGo phones.

Well in this transition stage where Symbian is waiting for the major UI change and MeeGo is still waiting to escape the birth canal, frustration rests upon some users and onlookers of Symbian^3 (the only real Nokia smartphone choice atm) as not having the same glitsy glamour and UI appeal of its competition. Nokia is always praised for the hardware, though last year with N900 got rapturous awe for its powerful and potential filled software – but that’s now canned for MeeGo.

Therefore, is it rightly so that Nokia should look to others as a temporary measure? Or is this not suitable for Nokia’s long term success? Does a successful phone manufacturer need it’s own operating system to survive? There’s a lot resting on the events that unfold for Nokia in 2011.

In an ideal world where anything could happen – If Nokia Smartphones could have any but only one Operating System, what would you like it to be? Read more…

Pics: Nokia N8 vs Samsung Wave (+Gallery of Nokia X2 and Nokia C1)

June 25, 2010 8 comments

Nokia N8 and Samsung Wave playing Asphalt 5

Following yesterday’s Nokia X5 gallery by cssinsight on flickr, here’s another bunch of photos of the Nokia X2, C1 and the Nokia N8 next to the Samsung Bada powered Wave.

The C1 below is that dual SIM Nokia phone that has a sweeping, tapered design reminiscent to that of the Nokia N8.

The Nokia X2 is part of that music/youth/entertainment segment, packing a 5MP camera, LED flash and dedicated music buttons..


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