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Nokia serves up Lumia 530 as affordable smartphone alternative
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Nokia serves up Lumia 530 as affordable smartphone alternative

August 22nd, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
Xiaomi and Asus may have dominated the news for their low-cost smartphone offerings in Singapore, but here comes Nokia with a Windows Phone...
SingTel users can pay for Windows Phone apps via monthly bill
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SingTel users can pay for Windows Phone apps via monthly bill

March 6th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel's smartphone subscribers can now pay for apps and other digital content that they buy over the Windows Phone store via their monthly mobile bill....
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 925

August 10th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
When the Lumia 925 was first unveiled, it seemed that Nokia has finally heard my pansy complaints that the Lumia 920 could do with some weight-loss training. At 8.5mm thick and 139g heavy, the Lumia 925 is indeed thinner and much...
Can Nokia’s Lumia 1020 open up a new market with 41-megapixel lens?
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Can Nokia’s Lumia 1020 open up a new market with 41-megapixel lens?

July 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The new Lumia 1020 looks pretty much like other Lumia phones on one side, except that it has on its back the PureView camera that first appeared in the Nokia 808 a year...
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Goondu review: Windows Phone 8X by HTC

January 8th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
I’ve already had two previous encounters with the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, including a comprehensive hands-on test before it was even launched, so I thought there’s hardly any more I can squeeze out of the phone....
Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 920
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 920

December 21st, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The Lumia 800 and 900 were important devices for the Windows Phone platform, but both are overshadowed in significance by the biggest slab of Microsoft-flavoured polycarbonate to come out of Nokia: the Lumia 920. Nokia has a lot...
Goondu review: Windows Phone 8
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Goondu review: Windows Phone 8

December 10th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
At first glance, you may not notice anything different about Windows Phone 8 compared to its previous version. Well, except for its obviously different Start screen, which now sports tiles of three different sizes. But Windows...
Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8 launch devices from Nokia, HTC, Samsung

November 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows Phone 8 is finally official. Microsoft’s new mobile OS is packed with so many new features and other refinements that Windows Phone 7 is beginning to seem like a worldwide beta test before the real product arrives....
Hands-on: Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC
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Hands-on: Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC

September 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia stole most of the Windows Phone 8 limelight with its new Lumia 920 flagship, but other device manufacturers are also starting to take the platform more seriously. Just look at the gorgeous phone above. That’s the Windows...
Nokia reboots Lumia phones with PureView and wireless charging
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Nokia reboots Lumia phones with PureView and wireless charging

September 9th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Back when the Lumia 800 was launched, Nokia called it the world’s “first real Windows Phone”, but it lacked many desirable features such as front-facing cameras, and was probably designed to slow the Finnish company’s...
Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900

June 28th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
How does it stack up now that companies like Samsung and HTC are leaping ahead with their new...
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 610

June 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
This budget Windows phone will be a hard sell in Singapore, where affordable smartphones, especially when bought with a contract, are...
Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849
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Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849

May 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Nokia Lumia 900, the Windows Phone camp's best smartphone to date, is coming to Singapore on May 26 and will go for a rather attractive...
First low-end Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 610 lands in Singapore on May 5
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First low-end Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 610 lands in Singapore on May 5

May 2nd, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Nokia, which has traditionally done well in the low-price segment of the mobile phone market, will be facing the true test of its future relevance come May 5, when its budget Windows Phone - the Lumia 610 - hits shelves in...
Symbian Belle gets Microsoft Office Mobile, still putting up a fight
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Symbian Belle gets Microsoft Office Mobile, still putting up a fight

April 11th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
The new Nokia Lumia 900 is reportedly selling very well in the US, and currently sits comfortably in the No. 1 spot on Amazon’s “Cell Phones With Service Plans” category. But Windows Phone 7.5 isn’t getting all the fun,...
Commentary: What now for Nokia and Windows Phone?
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Commentary: What now for Nokia and Windows Phone?

April 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If pumping dollars into the system only gets Microsoft and Nokia a small share in return, and if selling its high-end phones on the cheap doesn't do it, then surely questions will be raised on whether the fight is worth it in the...
Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775
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Nokia Lumia 800 now comes in white, costs S$775

March 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
In case, you needed any proof that white is the "it" colour for phones today, Nokia has come up with the snow-coloured version of its flagship Lumia 800 to add to its cyan, fuchsia and black...
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Nokia outs 808 PureView 41-meg camera phone

February 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Finnish phone maker has taken quite a number of people by surprise by unveiling a phone, sorry, camera, that boasts a sensor capable of 41 megapixels of detail and actually runs on Symbian Belle, just when many have expected...
HTC and Nokia first to roll out LTE Windows Phones
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HTC and Nokia first to roll out LTE Windows Phones

January 10th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Will 2012 be the year Microsoft’s Windows mobile platform takes...
Goondu review: travel apps we love
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Goondu review: travel apps we love

October 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Singaporeans are a cellphone-crazy lot. Even while on vacation, most will remain tethered to their smartphones, checking in from obscure locations to earn bragging rights and lapping up tips left behind by others. In this week's...