Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 caught on video
0. phoneArena 02 Jul 2012, 07:04 posted on
If you are holding on to a contemporary Symbian smartphone, you might want to check out this video that was posted on YouTube a few days ago. It is a sneak preview of Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2, which a developer with access to Nokia's Remote Device Access service (RDA for short) was kind enough to share with the world...
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1. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
Now Apple will sue Nokia for "swipe to unlock."
2. mercorp (Posts: 1021; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)
A farewell to symbian,the god of mobile oses.
4. dickwyn (Posts: 620; Member since: 07 May 2012)
This is the Last of its kind. Feel very sad
3. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Nice improvements. Hope they make make it to the entire range. My C7 Astound is stuck on Anna thanks to T-Mobile.
The swipe to unlock is odd, as all the devices have the unlock slider on the side of the phone (which doubles as a camera flash as flashlight launcher when held down for a few seconds, a wonderful touch).
IF apple were to sue them for that, I hope Nokia were to retaliate with a vengeance.
5. disneydad (Posts: 114; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)
-box-, to update to Belle you need to download Nokia Suite from the Nokia USA website. Once installed you can connect your Astound to your pc and upgrade to Belle. I have the Astound and it's updated to Belle. You can also download apps, offline maps, and pictures from Nokia Suite directly to the device. Very handy software.
By the way, Astound (C7) is a great device that is under powered but packed with great features. I have the Radar but I keep the Astound in my car as a backup phone and a standalone GPS.
6. fenixsama (Posts: 32; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
my N8 freezes or hangs a lot. i need an update to stop the hanging, man.
7. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
i really suggest to nokia that they should just make symbian as their low end OS instead of S40! atleast symbian can do multitasking and has enough app store too! if they want to takle the low end market that is ruled by galaxy y and china android phones, they should choose symbian as the OS instead of S40!
8. Gabriel_Mendonça (Posts: 11; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)
Agreed...symbian is an awsome OS, i'm realy liking my 701! I hope nokia can keep it alive for much longer and your idea it's one way to do it.
Looking foward to FP2!
9. Sandek95 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)
I agree! Symbian Rocks! I have Nokia 700 and im really comfortable with Belle. Hoping that nokia will NEVER stop supporting symbian!