Nokia 603 about to be unveiled at Nokia World, en masse Symbian Belle updates might be coming too

Nokia 603 about to be unveiled at Nokia World, en masse Symbian Belle updates might be coming too
It seems that Nokia is ploughing ahead with the promise to out 10 new Symbian handsets be next summer. It already did out four - the Nokia 500, 600, 700 and 701, and now a fifth is rumored to be on the way in time to be announced at Nokia World October 26-27 in London - the Nokia 603. 

The specs are in line with the new crop - 1GHz processor plus 5MP fixed-focus camera  and the usual 360x640 display resolution. It also has pentaband 14.4Mbps HSDPA and NFC, so it is a step above the low-end Nokia 500, with probably a bigger screen, but keeps the interchangeable battery colors from the 500 to spice things up. 

Availability and cost are not known yet, but something tells us this one won't break the bank.

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The excellent Symbian Belle update is also expected to receive either availability announced, or a timeframe on October 27, when Nokia World wraps up, for handsets like the Nokia N8, C7 or E7. It is actually a pretty good effort on Nokia's part, and the best Symbian to date, so it is welcome to breathe new life into your year-old handset.

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18 Comments

1. fkhan unregistered

this is very good effort by nokia but this is very let.

13. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

eh nokia cud do better… im really really really really hoping for an amazing windows phone that wud (please) come to the us…

2. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

I hope the screensize will be a little higher than on the other Symbians.

3. RockyJ unregistered

I love camera phone from Nokia, but I will not buy these Symbian Belle phone because of fixed-focus lens. It is useless in close up shot and low lightning conditions.

7. RVM unregistered

Just wait for N8's successor. Chances are that it will be even announced on upcoming Nokia World. Camera technology used in it will be revolutionary.

4. venky unregistered

nokia should lauch handsets based on windows as well as android os. these two version will surly helps to company to regain the no. 1 smartphone leader in world ..

5. symbian extinct unregistered

who cares about symbian it is waste of os it is complete copy of android scrap os nokia should focus on wp7 and not on symbian elop is a bitch motherf**ker man in the world it will sure drown nokia

6. RVM unregistered

sorry to make you look dumb, but actually Android copied much more from Symbian than vice-versa.

8. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Lets not forget iOS aswell.

10. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

lol you mean iOS 5 ISN'T android 2.1? lol give me a break... android is the market leader ans is one of the most innovative OS on earth.. deal with it. i agree... android did copy some things from symbian, but now its leading so i don't care.

9. 1234!@# unregistered

i almost forgot NOKIA lol....:D

11. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

No IOS5 isn't 2.1 android, more like 1.6.

12. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

lol oh yeah... except no widgets... :@

14. hari120

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

nice effort

15. symbian unregistered

f**k who says android copies symbian symbian is a waste it cant be compare with the the three main os in the world nokia is good company but with a symbian it is a bitch symbian sucks a lot belle is copy of android so as ios 5

17. J unregistered

The only Symbian device i'm excited to, possibly, hear about is the 801. With Symbians new face lift Nokia will surely need a monster device as a flagship to show it (Symbian) still has fight left in it. Equally excited for the WP announcements... ugh i'm just going to sleep til October 26th.

19. vantenkiest

Posts: 316; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

Ok so question (i dont want flame answers I want actual user info) those of you who have used Symbian before .. what is it like and how many apps are available. Are there any apps to allow android or ios apps on symbian

20. rafael.roque

Posts: 78; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

There are more apps now than before, with plenty of quality games and general apps available(think android market but with less clone apps). And there isn't any emulators available to the consumer, but developers have access to porting tools so it's possible. All I can say, is that some developers must of signed contracts of exclusivity because fieldrunners used to be available in the past and now the developer won't even acknowledge it's existence(even though I manage to install and play it still) lol. As for Symbian, it has always been fully customizable with launcher programs and deep personalization of how you wanted to look, act and feel. If anything with the upcoming Anna and Belle updates, Symbian takes pretty much the best of both Android and iOS while still keeping you in control. The only downside so far, is the poor upper management that delayed its progress all this time; I honestly don't like having only 3 OS options specially when they all want some deep integration of your personal data. Currently with Symbian, I can use all google services without having to give them my data even when I'm not using google maps or gmail.

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