To help some bloggers and members of the media in the Philippines see some of the features of the newly launched Nokia Lumia devices, Nokia hosted an event called, “Tickets to Amazing.” Guests were treated to an adventure of their choice: Aqua, Appetizing, or Aero. Guests can share their photos or talk about their adventure using Nokia Lumia phones.
Nokia Philippines just sent emails to select media members teasing about the date, May 18th. It says, “Something Amazing is About to Happen.” The colorful tiles and the word, Amazing, clearly hints it is related to Nokia Lumia devices. I’m guessing it will be the launch event for the Nokia Lumia 900.
Luxembourgish designer, BrianMFB, is back at The Nokia Blog to share another one of his mockups. Today, he shows off a concept design, dubbed the Nokia Lumia 850. I think it looks great. Check it out!
Nokia Philippines just showed off their latest celebrity endorser in a Nokia Lumia TV commercial. Kris Aquino, also known as the “Queen of all Media,” shows how her Nokia Lumia 610 makes her everyday amazing. She’s kind of a big deal in the Philippines. Only time will tell if her fans will actually go out and buy Nokia phones.
Nokia Chairman Jorma Ollila told the Financial Times that the company will launch a range of tablets and hybrid smart mobile devices that will “make a difference.” No dates or roadmaps were mentioned.
Nokia has filed claims in the United States and Germany alleging that 45 patents in total are being infringed by HTC, RIM and Viewsonic. The patents include both hardware and software capabilities.
Good news for Symbian fans… if you’re still there! The Nokia 808 PureView started shipping. Russia and India are among the first to receive this new smartphone with killer camera. As a reminder, the Nokia 808 PureView features a 41-megapixel sensor with high-performance Car Zeiss optics.
The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) and Globe Telecom are running a contest that could get you a Nokia Lumia 610 and a trip to the beautiful beaches of Boracay. I just spent a couple of weeks there and absolutely loved it. To join, just make a video inviting people in a fun way to visit the Philippines.
The Nokia Lumia 610 is now available at Nokia stores in the Philippines. It’s the most affordable Lumia device that Nokia is offering and Philippines is the first country to get it. I visited a store today in Manila to see how they’re selling it.