Nokia rolls out 1.1 update for Symbian^3

Nokia rolls out 1.1 update for Symbian^3

Nokia's Symbian^3 might be the latest edition of Symbian, but many would say its UI is dated and just cumbersome. Does the 1.1 update, which Nokia just rolled out, change this? Unfortunately, the answer is no, since the update offers some improvements on Symbian^3 performance, but “most of the updated features are not directly visible to end users.”



Some minor tweaks include accepting request directly from email invitations and integration of maps in the email app. In addition, Nokia N8 users will get some new content. QuickOffice 6.4 editor version and three new games (titles include Need for Speed Shift, Real Golf and Galaxy on Fire) should all be on board after the update. Expectedly, it won't be a light download with that many new features, so you should follow Nokia's advice and get it on a Wi-Fi network to save on traffic. Let us know how the update worked out for you and if you can feel the optimized speed of the platform!



source: Nokia Conversations


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  • Display 3.5" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1200 mAh(5.83h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. ps unregistered

C7 owners can download pr1.1 now and N8, C6-01 owners early nex week. Btw. PR1.1 is a small bug fixing patch. PR2.0 will bring new web browser and other visual changes. PR3.0 will change Symbian^3 to Symbian^4.

2. ryq unregistered

am a N8 owner and was waiting for the reported update. and this is all i get! so disappointed and frustrating. N8 aint that bad but if you look at how other phones performs you would also be ashamed to take out your nokia. this is definitely my last nokia phone.

5. thatdude1 unregistered

@ryq-Too bad for you that you will be leaving before the bigger PR2.0 update.

3. PS unregistered

PR2.0 is the big update. Too bad that this small 1.1 fix got so much press and hype. No one said that 1.1 is anyway big, 2.0 is still to come and it will come soon.

4. achilles

Posts: 54; Member since: May 27, 2010

This update will be Huge in the USA! I cant wait to tell everyone I know that has this Nokia device!

6. 530gemini

Posts: 2198; Member since: Sep 09, 2010

Wow. this is awesome, lol.

7. John unregistered

Check your N8 screen. Have a look at this link. Which one is yours? http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_RxCG-d0mtk0/TUjo_Gyx9bI/AAAAAAAAARY/IecNQFDWiBY/s1600/IMG_0958-768066.JPG If the left, you have a broken phone, if the right, don't worry. Many people with the N8 have no idea their screens are broken. Phonearena, could you please investigate this??

8. minerayne

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 23, 2010

given this tweek on PR 1.1, up to 3.0... compare that with the already-in CFW announced here in phonearena... I'd still say the CFW stands out... what do you guys think?

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