Thanks to the @NokiaUS Twitter account, we’ve learned that the Nokia Astound will not receive an update to Nokia Belle. While Nokia is pushing out the Belle update as I type this to almost every Nokia smartphone currently running Symbian Anna, the Astound will unfortunately not be among those receiving the update. Now, at first glance we might point the finger at Nokia and ask why? However, the boys at IntoMobile are … [read full article]
Oh Radio Shack you so craaaazy. The Nokia Astound doesn’t run Android, it’s runs Symbian and how on earth can you confuse those two? At the very least, the phone is on sale for free with a new line or two year contract extension! Thanks Chuck!
Beginning tomorrow May 11th, T-Mobile is dropping some prices with the T-Mobile G2, Nokia Astound and T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide all receiving price breaks. The T-Mobile G2 is dropping from $249.99 before rebate to $199.99 before a $50 mail in rebate. The Nokia Astound will drop to a net-cost of $49.99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Last but not least is the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide (which is currently … [read full article]
Right on schedule T-Mobile has launched the Nokia Astound for $79.99 for a 2 year contract. With a 3.5″ screen, 8 megapixel camera and on board Symbian OS the Astound is a definite change of pace from the recent onslaught of Android devices we’ve been seeing. We’ll have a full review up on the Astound soon but first impressions were favorable if unimpressive. Symbian is at the point where what it … [read full article]
While the Nokia Astound won’t be the biggest handset news from T-Mobile at CTIA, it’s the second T-Mobile phone to deliver an 8 megapixel camera. For a small handset however, its packing quite the punch! As expected the Astound will arrive on T-Mobile shelves on April 6th for $79.99 after rebate. The Nokia Astound will feature a 3.5″ capacitive touch AMOLED display with a dual-LED flash on board an 8 megapixel camera. … [read full article]