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The Nokia 5800 ‘Tube’ launches today

From a distinctly soggy Regent Street we were delighted to jump the queue of the hundred or so keen customers at Nokia’s flagship retail store in central London this morning to attend the launch of the 5800 – Nokia’s first S60 Touch handset which, unusually, Nokia is still refering to by its internal code name, […]

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Exclusive: Nokia is not launching a handset next week

In what may not be the most exciting news of the week and may lead to more confusion than anything else, there will be no Nokia handset announced next week. We had lunch of late with two senior people inside the Finnish fone makers, who mentioned in passing there will be a new handset unveiled […]

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New Firmware for Nokia’s 5800 XpressMusic shows up on the Updater

If you’re a 5800 owner who’s just woken up to a brand new day, sipping onto some steaming hot beverage or browsing through your RSS feeds, hear this one. The folks over at Nokia have dropped an update to the Firmware of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. The update bumps up your phone to Firmware v11.0.008 from […]

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Nokia pipes in the Tube’s UK arrival

The Helsinki handset manufacture has just brought joy to the UK, by announcing the 5800 will be on sale in Blighty in just two weeks. Coming to the Nokia Regent Street store and curiously their Heathrow Terminal 5 shop will be the phone on January the 23rd at 10am. For the princely sum of £249, […]

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OrangePartnerCampWatch: Nokia 5800 coming to Orange too?

Another new Nokia hand set spotted at the event at the very same table as their current phone lineup. Does this mean this musically inclined mobile will soon be on Orange? Yes, we believe so. Otherwise why would it be here, come on now Orange! 2+2=4 after all. Posted via email from MIR Live

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NokiaWorldWatch: 5800 on sale in spain

Posted via email from MIR Live

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Nokia’s 5800 XpressMusic for China to lack 3G and Wi-Fi

If the iPhone without 3G or Wi-Fi was bad enough, here’s some more bad news for the mobile users in China.  The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, which has been more widely referred to as the “Tube” is all set to hit China, albeit without 3G or Wi-Fi. The lack of 3G may be due to the […]

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Nokia isn’t releasing a touch-screen smartphone

Well, not yet…. It’s just a music phone people. The fresh round of leaked photos of the device we’ve all been calling the ‘Tube’ which first made it’s fleeting public appearance in that Batman movie has got everyone (including the usually-calm Financial Times on Tuesday) talking about Nokia’s new ‘smartphone’.  Some of the more breathless […]