Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Releases The Sharks Cove, A Raspberry Pi Alternative
EA Access for Xbox One Now Available
NVIDIA Rolls Out the GeForce 340.52 WHQL Driver
BlackBerry Strengthens Its Mobile Security Portfolio With The Acquisition of Secusmart
IBM, ACS And AT&T Claim Breakthrough In Elastic Cloud-to Cloud Networking
HP Says Internet of Things Devices Are Vulnerable to Attack
China Starts Anti-monopoly Investigation On Microsoft
Apple's MacBook Pros Now Come With Faster processors And More Memory
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Mobiles > Nokia L...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Nokia Launches First CDMA Windows Phone in China


Nokia will start to sell smartphones using Microsoft software in China from April, seeking to claw back market share gobbled up by Apple and Samsung.

China Telecom and Nokia just unveiled the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and the first Windows Phone on a major carrier there. Wang Xiaochu, Chairman of China Telecom, and Stephen Elop, CEO of Nokia, announced the first CDMA Windows Phone in China at an event in Beijing today. The phone hits stores next month.

The phone'a China-tuned version of Nokia's popular Lumia 800 hits stores in April and comes in black and cyan. A CDMA version of the Lumia 610 is also headed to China Telecom sometime in the second quarter of 2012.

China Telecom, meanwhile, operates the world?s largest CDMA cell network.



Nokia 800C owners will have access to popular Chinese media and social networking services including Sina, SOHU, Tencent and Renren. The phone also comes with Lumia-exclusive apps. Nokia Maps provides 3D maps of China and 190 more countries, plus content from popular Chinese travel, food, and real estate sites. Nokia Drive is a voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation app. And Nokia Music offers unlimited free music for 12 months in mainland China.

To celebrate the first Lumia in the country, Nokia plans to offer 100,000 free downloads of the hit games Fruit Ninja and Plants vs Zombies via the new Chinese-language Windows Phone Marketplace.

China has become one of the hottest markets for smartphone makers, with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook in Beijing this week for talks with government officials amid problems ranging from labor issues to a contested iPad trademark.

Windows Phone has so far had limited success in Europe and the United States.

The Lumia 800C will be sold without a carrier contract for 3,599 yuan ($573) from April. Pricing for the cheaper 610C model, to launch in China in the second quarter, will be announced later.


Previous
Next
Apple To Refund Australians Over 4G iPad Claims        All News        OCZ Releases Arowana Firmware Update for Indilinx Barefoot SSDs
MediaTek Releases Advanced 802.11ac Plus BT 4.0+HS Combo Chip for Mobile Consumer Platforms     Mobiles News      Opera Mini 7 For Android Released

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Lumia 530 Entry-level Windows Phone Released
Panasonic Seeks To Sell Its Mobile Base Station Business to Nokia
Lumia Cyan Update Now Available
Lumia 930 On Goes On Sale This Week
Nokia to buy SAC Wireless
Lumia 635 Launches in U.S.
Latest Skype For Windows Phone Brings Cortana Integration
Microsoft Releases The Nokia X2
Android, Windows Phones To Feature Kill Switches
Adobe's 2014 Creative Cloud Released
Microm Introduces Two Windows Phone Devices in India
Browse Your Windows Phone Files With New File Management App

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .