For Nokia Symbian mobile OS might be dead, but for millions of Indians; it still exists. Last year, the Finnish giant has revealed that the company likes to support once mighty OS until 2016. As the tech vendor already adopted Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS; there is a thin change of company getting back to Symbian party.
Recently, the mobile manufacturer announced that its 41-mega pixel ducked Nokia PureView 808 is the last high-end handset that supports Symbian OS. However, the vendor still makes affordable S40 powered feature phones. Remember Nokia Asha series? Reported by All About Symbian (via GSMArena), Nokia has released a software update for the PureView 808 and Nokia 701. The firmware update is a tiny one. Nokia calls the update as ‘Telephony Update’ and it is primarily meant to fix bugs. The update can be downloaded via Wi-Fi or high speed 3G connections.
Nokia 808 PureView – Specifications and features
The Nokia 808 PureView is one handset that gives an SLR quality photos. It is true to some extent. As of now, it is one of the best camera phones available in the market. Specs wise , the device has a 4-inch display with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels , 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, 16GB of internal storage( expandable) , Wi-Fi, 3G, NFC, Bluetooth, 41-mega pixels camera sensor with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon Flash optics, Symbian Belle OS, 1.3-GHz ARM 11 processor , A-GPS, and lastly 1,400mAh battery life. The device is currently out of stock on Nokia Online store. It is to be seen whether the handset has been permanently axed by the vendor or in real the handset demand has exceeded supply. However, the handset can be available from FlipKart at a price of Rs.25, 000.
Nokia 701 – Specifications and features
The Nokia 701 is stuffed with a 3.5-inch display with resolution of 360 x 640 pixels, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, 8GB of internal storage (expandable), an 8-mega pixel camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, 1-GHz ARM11 processor and 1,300mAh battery. The device is available at Rs.12, 999.