Nokia brings Belle Refresh to its Symbian-powered phones with HTML5 browser, more
Nokia's Belle Refresh update for Symbian-powered phones has just began being sent out, the company revealed on its forum on Monday. The first unlocked handsets to get it will include the Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Oro. It will then be sent out to handsets in various countries that are locked to various providers.
Belle now shipping for most late Nokia phones
Nokia has began releasing its promised Nokia Belle software updates for a number of its handsets on Tuesday, a day earlier than expected for some. The handsets that will benefit from the changes now include the Nokia N8, E7, E6, X7, C6-01, C7, and Nokia Oro, with owners of the Nokia 500 having to wait a few more weeks. There are a number of changes with the update, with the easiest to notice being the new interface.
Nokia to update phones with Belle OS in February
Nokia has released some updated news on upgrades to Symbian Belle user interface, the first of which is a name change to just Nokia Belle. It will also become available for download onto existing Nokia phone soon and become preloaded on new smartphones. The interface is already on Nokia 701, 700 and 600 phones, with N8, E7, E6, X7, C6-01, C7, and Oro handsets getting the update in February.
Nokia Oro brings Symbian Anna, real gold trim
After a long silence, Nokia put itself back in the luxury phone field Wendesday by launching the Nokia Oro. Its device is the first luxury smartphone the company has ever made under its own name and is itself an upgrade of the C7 it's based on. The new version comes in an 18-carat gold trim, sapphire crystal in the home key, and Caledonian leather, but also uses Symbian Anna to give it much faster browsing.