Show 'em Nokia: this is how you make a ringtone

Show 'em Nokia: this is how you make a ringtone
If you go to the Settings menu on your Nokia Lumia 920 or Lumia 820 and go through all the available ringtones, you'll have the pleasure to hear several tunes that aren't present on other WP8 devices. In fact, they don't come on any other smartphone on the market. These are the classical music ringtones that Nokia composed especially for its newest Windows Phone handsets, and the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra was given the task to perform them.

Nokia's sound engineers composed a total of 25 unique melodies, all of which are meant to sound loud and clear on the maker's smartphones. "They are short, and they all have a functional sounds element," clarified Aleksi Eeben, who was among the people in charge of the project. Four of the tunes come loaded on the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, and the remaining will appear on future Nokia smartphones that are to be released next year. 

Has anyone heard any of Nokia's new ringtones? What do you think about them?

source: Nokia (YouTube) via WMPoweruser

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17 Comments

1. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

Nice ringtone in a nice phone. to bad they got late to the party.

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

No one with music is too late to party!! You might be, since you clean the toilet!! :P

6. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

I really like the first ringtone

10. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

WM is a retro game. just look st the UI. i really love the 6.5, to bad there where not to many great phones whit it. just the HTC HD2. that phone rock

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Talk about dedication, Nokia has the whole orchestra in the phone!! Not bad!

4. Shubham412302

Posts: 545; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

in samsung low end phones the melodies are pain to here and you cant even add some other

11. andynaija

Posts: 1241; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

"To hear?"

5. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Maybe Microsoft should get rights to some of these ringtones for default tones. The ringtones on my previous device, WP7.5(Samsung), were horrible.

7. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

sorry.. exclusive to lumia phones :D

8. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You can make ringtones for 7.5+, as well as downloading them from various sources. Just sayin'.

9. GuitarPlayer

Posts: 51; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Beautiful! Next phone: Lumia 920!!

12. ilia1986 unregistered

Err you do realize that it's a song, right? It exists as an MP3 file and thus it can be played on almost ANY phone. Even the puny iPhone.

13. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

ringtone maker? i miss my composer on my 3310!

15. mahmoodh

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

heh, yup that was cool. making your ringtones! i had actually forgetten about that. thanks for reminding me.

16. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

no problem! :) and i enjoy doing it also on 2300 too coz of its polyphonic tones!

14. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Lumia Lumia Lumia... i will start saving because of Lumia, Lumia and Lumia

17. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Same here bro :)

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